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
Rafe Bartholomew has written a memoir entitled Two and Two: McSorley’s, My Dad, and Me . The book details the life and work of his father, a bartender at the famed McSorley’s Old Ale House in Manhattan’s East Village; as well as the countless notable figures who have patronized the
The fieldwork performed by Sheila Cosminsky has documented midwifery and birthing practices in Guatemala for over forty years. In her book, Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation (2016), she details the history, practice, and future of midwifery in the face of rapidly changing global standards.
TENDER POINTS is a narrative fractured by trauma. Named after the diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia, the book-length lyric essay explores sexual violence, gendered illness, chronic pain, and patriarchy through the lenses of lived experience and pop culture. Learn more.
Shivers, the scaredy-est pirate to ever sail the Seven Seas, is back. Comic book–like illustrations in each chapter bring Shivers to life and invite even the most reluctant readers to join the adventure. Perfect for fans of such series as Stick Dog, Big Nate, Dork Diaries, and Diary of a …
Alexander Henderson first came to New York in 1864 as a sailor who wanted to see the world. Upon learning that slavery was still practiced in the United States, he immediately enlisted in the United States Navy to lend his hand toward ending it. On Blockade: The Memoirs of