98 results   page 1 of 9   >
view sort by
Social Science - Popular Culture
cover_9780593154250
Author: Heather Cabot
Release Date: August 11, 2020
A fascinating journey into the booming business of legal cannabis: the first deeply reported story of how marijuana shed its stigma and came to be embraced by new and unlikely enthusiasts, from "Chardonnay Moms," to health and wellness fanatics, to a...
cover_9780593154250
cover_9780593214312
Author: Jake Rossen and Andy Mulvihill
Release Date: June 30, 2020
The outlandish, hilarious, terrifying, and almost impossible-to-believe story of the legendary, dangerous amusement park where millions were entertained and almost as many bruises were sustained, told through the eyes of the founder's sonOften called...
cover_9780593214312
cover_9780593210246
Author: Matt Alt
Release Date: June 23, 2020
The untold story of how Japan became a cultural superpower through the fantastic inventions that captured—and transformed—the world’s imagination. The Walkman. Karaoke. Pikachu. Pac-Man. Akira. Emoji. We’ve all falle...
cover_9780593210246
cover_9780593215210
Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Named A Best Book of 2011 by the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment WeeklyA sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America's cultural landscape―from high to low to lower than low―b...
cover_9780593215210
cover_9781984845016
Author: Judith Warner
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Through the stories of kids and parents in the middle school trenches, a New York Times bestselling author reveals why these years are so painful, how parents unwittingly make them worse, and what we all need to do to grow up.“Judith Warner bri...
cover_9781984845016
cover_9780593170175
Author: Casey Schwartz | Narrator: Casey Schwartz
Release Date: April 07, 2020
Combining expert storytelling with genuine self-scrutiny, Casey Schwartz details the decade she spend taking Adderall to help her pay attention (or so she thought) and then considers the role of attention in defining our lives as it has been understo...
cover_9780593170175
Author: Fatima Bhutto | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: September 24, 2019
A lively, inside look at how Bollywood, Turkish soap operas, and K-Pop are challenging America's cultural dominance around the world.There is a vast cultural movement emerging from beyond the Western world. Truly global in its range and allure, it is...
Author: Joseph Vogel | Narrator: Keith Sellon-Wright
Release Date: August 27, 2019
For half a century, Michael Jackson’s music has been an indelible part of our cultural consciousness. Landmark albums such as Off the Wall and Thriller shattered records, broke racial barriers, amassed awards, and set a new standard for popular...
Author: Gretchen McCulloch | Narrator: Gretchen McCulloch
Release Date: July 23, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!! Named a Best Book of 2019 by TIME, Amazon, and The Washington Post A Wired Must-Read Book of Summer   “Gretchen McCulloch is the internet’s favorite linguist, and this book is essential reading....
Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong?A man flying first class discovers a puma in the lavatory. A new coach of a small-...
Author: Bret Easton Ellis | Narrator: Bret Easton Ellis
Release Date: April 16, 2019
Own it, snowflakes: you've lost everything you claim to hold dear.White is Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction. Already the bad boy of American literature, from Less Than Zero to American Psycho, ...
Author: Lizzie Post | Narrator: Lizzie Post
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Emily Post has gone to pot.As we enter the dawn of a new "post-prohibition" era, the stigma surrounding cannabis use is fading, and the conversation about what it means to get high is changing. When it comes to being a respectful, thoughtful, and res...