Why We're Polarized
One of Bill Gates's "5 books to read this summer," this New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller shows us that America’s political system isn’t broken. The truth is scarier: it’s working exactly as designed. In this “superbly researched” (The Washington Post) and timely book, journalist Ezra Klein reveals how that system is polarizing... Read more »
From the Women's March to the Blue Wave
Since Donald Trump's first day in office, a large and energetic grassroots "Resistance" has taken to the streets to protest his administration's plans for the United States. Millions marched in pussy hats on the day after the inauguration; outraged citizens flocked to airports to declare that America must be open to immigrants; masses of... Read more »
The Room Where It Happened
A White House Memoir
JOHN BOLTON READS THE EPILOGUE!
As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.
The result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date by a top-level... Read more »
Me and White Supremacy
Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor
“Want to learn how to be a good ancestor? Need to address your privilege and feel uncomfortable about talking about racism? You need to read and work through Me and White Supremacy.”Rachel, Avid Bookshop
Good Economics for Hard Times
The winners of the Nobel Prize show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day.
Figuring out how to deal with today's critical economic problems is perhaps the great challenge of our time. Much greater than space travel or perhaps even the next revolutionary medical breakthrough, what... Read more »
The Myth of the American Dream
Reflections On Affluence, Autonomy, Safety and Power
Affluence, autonomy, safety, and power. These are the central values of the American dream. But are they actually compatible with Jesus's command to love our neighbor as ourselves?
In essays grouped around these four values, D. L. Mayfield asks us to pay attention to the ways they shape our own choices, and the ways those choices affect our... Read more »
John Adams Under Fire
The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial
*NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
“An expert, extremely detailed account of John Adams’ finest hour.”—Kirkus Reviews
Honoring the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre
The New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln’s Last Trial and host of LivePD Dan Abrams and David Fisher tell the story of a trial that would change history.
History remembers... Read more »