Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic Soul

Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic SoulLeila Taylor takes us into the dark heart of the American gothic, analysing the ways it relates to race in America in the twenty first century Haunted houses, bitter revenants and muffled heartbeats under floorboards the American gothic is a macabre tale based on a true story Part memoir and



Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Tribe: On Homecoming and BelongingSebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today s returning veterans face in modern society There are ancient tribal human behaviors loyalty, inter reliance, cooperation that flare up in





Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of LanguageA linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language Language is humanity s most spectacular open source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in interesting ways than ever before Internet conversations are structured by


Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right NowA blisteringly good, urgent, essential read ZADIE SMITH Jaron Lanier, the world famous Silicon Valley scientist pioneer and high tech genius Sunday Times who first alerted us to the dangers of social media, explains why its toxic effects are at the heart of its design, and explains in ten


Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New Chapters

Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New ChaptersNew feminist essays for the MeToo era from the international best selling author of Men Explain Things to Me Who gets to shape the narrative of our times The current moment is a battle royale over that foundational power, one in which women, people of color, non straight people are telling other



Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break AmericaFor the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, and international hackers Mindf ck goes deep inside