Elizabeth Warren’s New Book Coming April 2021

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the widely admired former presidential candidate and current U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, will write about six experiences and perspectives that have influenced her life and advocacy in PERSIST, a new book that will also be a passionate plea for political transformation. PERSIST is a deeply personal book and a powerful call to […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Eric Dyson (12/1/20)

New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson returns with a passionate call to America regarding race and the journey to redemption. In LONG TIME COMING, Dyson grapples with the cultural and social forces that have shaped our country with a necessary guide to help America confront the ugly truth of systemic racism. LONG TIME […]

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Spotlight on America (10/28/20)

This spotlight on America features a collection of short stories inspired by the day thousands of women demanded the right to vote, controversial essays on politics in the West, and the politics behind the post-Civil War Amendments. STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY Edited by M. J. Rose and Fiona Davis; introduction by Kristin Hannah “A landmark […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/23/20)

This nonfiction round-up takes a look at race in America with a gripping account of a deadly night in Dallas and an exploration of violence afflicting Black communities. STANDOFF: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation by Jamie Thompson 3 starred reviews! “An absorbing account of a 2016 ambush that left five […]

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New E-galleys (9/14/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuistonISBN 9781250244499, on sale 6/1/21 Cynical twenty-three-year old August doesn’t believe in much. She doesn’t believe in psychics, or easily forged friendships, or finding the kind of love they make […]

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Poems, Short Stories, and Essays Round-Up (9/3/20)

Today’s spotlight is on bite-sized literary goodness: intimate essays on race, short stories that blend mythic and modern, and poems exploring the female experience. JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine 4 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Rankine once again opens a literary window into the Black experience, for those willing to […]

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Spotlight on U.S. (9/2/20)

Today’s spotlight on America is as varied as the country itself, with a memoir of growing up in a paper mill town, a Russian-American political history, graphic journalism following a refugee family, a humorous take on the 50 states, a call for national unity, and a history of American authoritarianism. MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (8/25/20)

The four major factors that undermine American democracy + a wide look at the years leading up to World War II = this nonfiction round-up. FOUR THREATS: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy by Suzanne Mettler and Robert C. Lieberman “Mettler and Lieberman marshal a wealth of evidence to make their case, and incisively sketch […]

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Drop-In Alert: Michael Eric Dyson’s LONG TIME COMING

The New York Times bestselling author of TEARS WE CANNOT STOP returns this Fall with a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption in LONG TIME COMING: Reckoning with Race in America. The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 43-year-old Black man, was […]

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Take This Quiz!: ON FASCISM

In ON FASCISM: 12 Lessons from American History, American authoritarianism expert Matthew C. MacWilliams offers both an honest reckoning and a call for reconciliation. Denial and division will not save the Republic, but coming to terms with our history might. The author has written a special message to book people across the spectrum to further […]

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