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Issues of Our Time

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  1. Book ImageWhistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

    Claude M. Steele

    Paperback

    The acclaimed social psychologist offers an insider’s look at his research and groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity.More

  2. Book ImageThe Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University

    Louis Menand

    Paperback

    "Crisp and illuminating . . . well worth reading."—Wall Street JournalMore

  3. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    Paperback

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  4. Book ImageThe Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Louis Menand

    Hardcover

    Has American higher education become a dinosaur?More

  5. Book ImageMore than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

    William Julius Wilson

    Hardcover

    A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma.More

  6. Book ImageModern Liberty: And the Limits of Government

    Charles Fried

    Paperback

    “An erudite, sharp-tongued libertarian, eager to do battle with censors, regulators ... and sanctimonious busybodies of every stripe.”—New York TimesMore

  7. Book ImageIdentity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny

    Amartya Sen

    Paperback

    “One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion.”—Nadine GordimerMore

  8. Book ImageCosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

    Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Paperback

    “A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from HellMore

  9. Book ImagePreemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways

    Alan M. Dershowitz

    Paperback

    “A path-breaking must-read for government leaders, strategists, and all concerned Americans.”—General Wesley K. ClarkMore

  10. Book ImagePreemption: A Knife That Cuts Both Ways

    Alan M. Dershowitz

    Hardcover

    An incisive, prophetic look at our increasing reliance on preemptive action from profiling to preventive war.More