Rooted in his own powerful personal story, twenty-one-year-old
Zachary Wood shares his dynamic perspective on free speech, race,
and dissenting opinions--in a world that sorely needs to learn to
As the president of the student group Uncomfortable Learning at
Williams College, Zachary Wood knows all about intellectual
John Perry Barlow’s wild ride with the Grateful Dead was
just part of a Zelig-like life that took him from a childhood as
ranching royalty in Wyoming to membership in the Internet Hall of
Fame as a digital free speech advocate.
Mother American Night is the wild, funny, heartbreaking, and
often unbelievable (yet completely true) story of an American icon.
A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood
star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports
journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his
subject, speaking at length about his life and career.
Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps the greatest football player to
A captivating memoir that will change the way we look at
identity and equality in this country
Before she became the first transgender person to speak at a
national political convention in 2016 at the age of twenty-six,
Sarah McBride struggled with the decision to come out—not
just to her family but to the students of American University,
where she was serving as student body president.
In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No
Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to
Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy
soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling
as director of a world-renowned African children’s
At the National Council of Churches, Robert Spike had organized
American churches to support the passage of both the Civil Rights
Act and Voting Rights Act, to march in Selma and to organize in
Mississippi. An important white leader in the black civil rights
struggle, he helped the LBJ White House pass legislation and write
crucial civil rights speeches.
Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary
What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at
the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist
who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil
Both a memoir and a brilliant work of investigative
journalism, Full Body Burden is a detailed, shocking account
of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the
toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local
residents' vain search for justice.