A perfect introduction for new readers and a must-have for avid fans, this New York Times Notable Book includes "Bloodchild," winner of both the Hugo and the Nebula awards and "Speech Sounds," winner of the Hugo Award. Appearing in print for the first time, "Amnesty" is a story of a woman named... More Info
A follow-up to The Ralph Nader Reader collects the influential social and political advocate's columns from nader.org and other sources and explores a wide range of issues from genetically engineered foods and women's rights to the corporate state of America and citizen action. Original.
"I love Do the Blind Dream?—a wonderful and delightful piece that tastes of Buñuel and Cocteau."—Pedro Almodóvar The two new novellas and 11 stories in Do the Blind Dream? are Barry Gifford’s most mature works of fiction to date. Almost a quarter of a century ago, Armistead Maupin wrote... More Info
Howard Zinn's influential books have inspired students and activists of all ages, affirming the power of the people to influence the course of events. From the classic A People's History of the United States, to the primary sources in Voices of a People's History of the United States, to the... More Info
In Birth Matters Ina May Gaskin reminds us that the ways in which women experience birth have implications for us all. Renewing confidence in a woman's natural ability to birth provides transformative possibilities for individual families, and for society at large. A woman who gives birth in the US... More Info
In an account based on his diary, the author recounts his time as a rehabilitation counselor in a juvenile prison in Washington and describes the young inmates, from petty offenders to hardened criminals.
Until the first Democratic presidential debate on April 26, 2007, former Alaskan senator Mike Gravel had campaigned in almost total obscurity since becoming the first Democrat to declare candidacy more than a year before. All that changed with a few provocative remarks he made from the debate stage... More Info
Letter, poems, speeches, and essays are collected in this book that tells the story of the United States from the perspective of people left out of history books, such as women, workers, Native Americans, and Latinos.
A history of the United States from its beginnings to the early twenty-first century, as told from the point of view of ordinary people, including slaves and Native Americans, to reveal the violence, racism, and injustices which occurred during key events.