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Free Speech Cover
Author: Corey Brettschneider
Release Date: November 09, 2021
With a historic lens to interpret modern-day issues from hate speech to obscenity, this short and accessible collection provides key classic texts to help illuminate free speech and the First Amendment, as part of the new Penguin Liberty series.A Pen...
Free Speech Cover
Religious Freedom Cover
Author: Corey Brettschneider
Release Date: November 09, 2021
At the center of modern-day issues such as religion in public schools and the denial of professional service to others on the basis of religious beliefs, the constitutional right of religious freedom remains both contentious and vehemently protected....
Religious Freedom Cover
In the Camps Cover
Author: Darren Byler
Release Date: October 12, 2021
How China used a network of surveillance to intern over a million people and produce a system of control previously unknown in human historyNovel forms of state violence and colonization have been unfolding for years in China’s vast northwester...
In the Camps Cover
Freedomville Cover
Author: Laura T. Murphy
Release Date: September 07, 2021
How do Enslaved People Today Win (and Sometimes Lose) their Freedom?A community of rock quarry miners in a village in Uttar Pradesh, India gave their tiny cluster of thatched roofed houses the name Azad Nagar. Freedomville. But it hasn't always been ...
Freedomville Cover
Sellout Cover
Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Tovah Ott
Release Date: July 13, 2021
In the wake of his controversial national best-seller, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, Randall Kennedy grapples brilliantly and judiciously with another stigma of our racial discourse: "selling out," or racial betrayal, wh...
Sellout Cover
Author: Sasha Issenberg | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: June 01, 2021
The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millenniumOn June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutio...
This kaleidoscopic portrait of an unprecedented time brings together some of our most treasured writers today—Edwidge Danticat, Layli Long Soldier, Monica Youn, Julia Alvarez, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor—to give voice t...
Author: Larry Krasner | Narrator: Nathan Krasner
Release Date: April 20, 2021
Philadelphia’s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice, based on lessons from a life’s work as an advocate for the accused.“Larry Krasner is at the forefr...
Author: John Archibald | Narrator: Cameron Scoggins
Release Date: March 09, 2021
On growing up in the American South of the 1960s--an all-American white boy--son of a long line of Methodist preachers, in the midst of the civil rights revolution, and discovering the culpability of silence within the church. By the Pulitzer Prize-w...
Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 16, 2021
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Stony the Road and one of our most important voices on the African-American experience, a powerful new history of the Black church in America as the Black community's abiding rock and its fortress.The com...
Author: Dr. Carl L. Hart | Narrator: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy lifeDr. Carl...
Author: Laila Lalami | Narrator: Laila Lalami
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A New York Times Editors' Choice Named a Best Book of the Year by Time, NPR, Bookpage and the L.A. Times. Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction  What does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and i...