“Schwoerer shows how this domestic gun culture influenced England’s Bill of Rights in 1689, a document often cited to support the claim that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution conveys the right to have arms as an Anglo-American legacy. Schwoerer shows that the Bill of Rights did not
“Hayes contends our country has fractured in two: the Colony and the Nation. In the Nation, we venerate the law. In the Colony, we obsess over order, fear trumps civil rights, and aggressive policing resembles occupation. A Colony in a Nation explains how a country founded on justice now looks
“Written before the #MeToo Movement burst into American consciousness, this memoir tracks the consequences of sexual harassment, sexual assault and abuse over the lifetime of a successful American journalist and author.
The Long Half-Lives of Love and Trauma “invents its own genre,” wrote Sherry Turkle. “The author suspects sexual abuse
In Ginger Kid, popular comedian Steve Hofstetter ’97 grapples with life after seventh grade . . . . when his world fell apart. Formatted as a series of personal essays, Steve walks his readers through awkward early dating, family turbulence, and the revenge of the bullied nerds. This YA
Bestselling author Deborah Tannen has published her 11th book, You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships. Tannen, a Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, explores the many ways in which women connect through conversation. Learn more.
In The-Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball, Noam Cohen looks at the rise of technology entrepreneurs as an ever-growing, influential class and one that has also become a political force. He documents the achievements of several of society’s now-notable names, including
Many psychotherapists are drawn to the field due to their own experiences of trauma and having taken a personal journey toward healing. In Celebrating the Wounded Healer Psychotherapist: Pain, Post-Traumatic Growth and Self-Disclosure, Sharon KLAYMAN Farber has assembled the voices of a number of distinguished professionals who share their
Laura Erickson-Schroth recently published her second book, titled “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!” and 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (Beacon Press). Coverage of trans lives has been steadily increasing, yet there are many fallacies that persist. Learn more.
In his latest book, A Colony in a Nation, award-winning journalist Chris Hayes contends that there are two Americas. In the first, which he refers to as the Nation, the law is paramount. In the second, which he calls the Colony, fear takes hold over civil rights and aggressive