Plagues and Their Aftermath How Societies Recover from Pandemics

From a plague in Athens during the Peloponnesian War in 430 BCE, to another in 540 that wiped out half the population of the Roman empire, down through the Black Death in the...

Manifesting Justice Wrongly Convicted Women Reclaim Their Rights

When Valena Beety first became a federal prosecutor, her goal was to protect victims, especially women, from cycles of violence. What she discovered was that not only did...

Ground War Courts, Commissions, and the Fight over Partisan Gerrymanders

In Ground War, Nicholas Goedert tackles the controversies, litigation, and effects surrounding partisan gerrymandering of Congress. He contends that the appropriate actors to...

Black Heart Fades Blue Volume Two

If you're looking for the events that inspired the lyrics to all my songs? Those stories are in this book. If you're looking for what I did when I was younger? That's in here....

Black Heart Fades Blue Volume One

If you're looking for the events that inspired the lyrics to all my songs? Those stories are in this book. If you're looking for what I did when I was younger? That's in here....

Sonny The Last of the Old Time Mafia Bosses, John "Sonny" Franzese

John "Sonny" Franzese reportedly committed his first murder at the age of fourteen. As a "made man" for the Colombo crime family, he operated out of his Long Island home...

The Upstander How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben's Mission to Dismantle Hate

The stench of decay pierced the air aboard the boxcar of trapped Jews. "Why me?" fifteen-year-old Max asked himself, as a convoy rumbled from the Warsaw Ghetto to Majdanek death...

The Lady in the Silver Cloud

A 1955 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud is a fantastically expensive car, especially in the pristine condition of the one owned by Muriel Cantrell. Living in a luxury apartment building...

Designing for Democracy How to Build Community in Digital Environments

How should we "fix" digital technologies to support democracy instead of undermining it? In Designing for Democracy, Jennifer Forestal argues that accurately evaluating the...

Head Case

Chicago private investigator Sam Kelson uncovers more than he bargained for when he investigates a series of suspicious deaths at the Clement Memorial Hospital."My friend, this...

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