Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
Books , Kindle Edition / July 14, 2016

We now live in two Americas. One—now the minority—functions in a print-based, literate world that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other—the majority—is retreating from a reality-based world into one of false certainty and magic. To this majority—which crosses social class lines, though the poor are overwhelmingly affected—presidential debate and political rhetoric are pitched at a sixth-grade reading level. In this “other America,” serious film and theater, as well as newspapers and books, are being pushed to the margins of society.

Between The World and Me
Books , Kindle Edition / July 14, 2016

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden?

We (Modern Library Classics)
Books , Kindle Edition / July 11, 2016

We (Modern Library Classics)
Translated by Natasha RandallForeword by Bruce Sterling Written in 1921, We is set in the One State, where all live for the collective good and individual freedom does not exist. The novel takes the form of the diary of mathematician D-503, who, to his shock, experiences the most disruptive emotion imaginable: love. At once satirical…

The Constitution of The United States of America
Books / July 4, 2016

The Constitution of The United States Paperback Edition! Pocket Size!

This gorgeous, paperback version of The Constitution of the United States is printed on high-quality paper and the perfect size to carry on-the-go. This book also includes the Bill of Rights and all 27 amendments.