Haskell Smith dives into the nudist world,
uncovering nudism’s amusing and provocative past while exploring its prevalence in
Terms of Service: Social Media and
the Price of Constant Connection by
Jacob Silverman (Mar. 17, hardcover,
$26.99, ISBN 978-0-06-228246-0).
Social networking has become a staple of
modern life, but Silverman argues that its
continued evolution is becoming increasingly detrimental to our lives, as shifts in
communication, identity, and privacy are
affecting us more than we realize or
understand. 25,000-copy announced first
Charity Detox: What Charity Would
Look Like If We Cared About Results
by Robert D. Lupton (July 7, hardcover,
$24.99, ISBN 978-0-06-230726-2). The
veteran urban activist and author of the
revolutionary Toxic Charity offers proven,
results-oriented ideas for transforming our
system of giving. 40,000-copy announced
The Economics of Race
in the United States by
Brendan O’Flaherty (June 8,
hardcover, $49.95, ISBN
the tools of economic analy-
optimization, and more—to
bear on contentious issues of
race in the United States,
arguing that good policies can
make a difference, but only
careful analysis can figure out
what are good policies.
The End Game: How
Inequality Shapes Our
Final Years by Corey M.
Abramson (June 9, hardcover,
$39.95, ISBN 978-0-674-
74395-3). Senior citizens face
a gauntlet of physical, psy-
chological, and social hurdles.
But do disadvantages accu-
mulated over a lifetime make the final years
especially difficult for some people?
Abramson investigates whether lifelong
inequality structures the lives of the elderly.
The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man’s
Fight for Justice and Freedom in China
by Chen Guangcheng (Mar. 10, hardcover,
$28, ISBN 978-0-8050-9805-1) records
the memoirs of Guangcheng, the blind
Chinese activist who inspired millions
with his fight for justice and his belief in
the cause of freedom.
It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and
Winning True Equality by Michelangelo
Signorile (Apr. 7, hardcover, $27, ISBN
978-0-544-38100-1). One of the most
prominent voices on politics and gay civil
rights boldly confronts the hidden forces
still standing in the way of full equality,
and charts a hopeful course toward victory.
25,000-copy announced first printing.
The Math of Justice and
the Myth of Common Sense
by Jeff Suzuki (Feb. 26, hardcover, $34.95, ISBN 978-1-
4214-1595-6). How should
we count the population of
the United States? What
would happen if we replaced
the electoral college with a
direct popular vote? What
are the consequences of
allowing unlimited partisan
gerrymandering of congres-
sional districts? Whether you
are fascinated by history,
math, social justice, or gov-
ernment, your interest will
be piqued Suzuki’s analyses.
Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American
This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice
Things: Mapping the Relationship
between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture by Whitney Phillips (Apr.
10, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-262-
02894-3) shows how Internet trolls, “the
grimacing poster children for a socially
networked world,” aren’t just an Internet
problem but reflect deeper cultural issues.
Population Control: How Corporate
Owners Are Killing Us by Jim Marrs
(June 23, hardcover, $27.99, ISBN 978-0-
06-235989-6). New York Times bestselling
author Marrs explores how the GOD syndicate—a global monopoly of guns, oil,
and drugs—is consciously destroying