The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America

The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in AmericaA New York Times Best Seller Searing Dispatches from the Urban Zones Where African American Men Have Become an Endangered SpeciesTo many in the age of Obama, America had succeeded in going beyond race, putting the divisions of the past behind us And then seventeen year old Trayvon Martin was shot


Jay-Z: Made in America

Jay-Z: Made in AmericaJay Z Made in America is the fruit of Michael Eric Dyson s decade of teaching the work of one of the greatest poets this nation has produced, as gifted a wordsmith as Walt Whitman, Robert Frost and Rita Dove But as a rapper, he s sometimes not given the credit he deserves for just how great an art


The Weird and the Eerie

The Weird and the EerieWhat exactly are the Weird and the Eerie In this new book, Mark Fisher argues that some of the most haunting and anomalous fiction of the 20th century belongs to these two modes The Weird and the Eerie are closely related but distinct modes, each possessing its own distinct properties Both have o


The Origin of Others

The Origin of OthersAmerica s foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging What is race and why does it matter What motivates the human tendency to construct Others W



Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials

Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennialsn Named one of Fall 2017 s most anticipated books by New York Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Nylon, and LitHub n nEveryone knows what s wrong with Millennials Glenn Beck says we ve been ruined by participation trophies Simon Sinek says we have low self esteem An Australian millionaire says Mille


For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity

For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful MasculinityA nonfiction investigation into masculinity, For the Love of Men provides actionable steps for how to be a man in the modern world while also exploring how being a man has evolved n nIn 2019, traditional masculinity is both rewarded and sanctioned Men grow up being told that boys don t cry and dolls