White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in AmericaIn her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, extending from colonial times to the present, Nancy Isenberg takes on our comforting myths about equality, uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever present, always embarrassing if occasionally entertaining poor white trash n nThe wret

Motherwell: A Girlhood

Motherwell: A GirlhoodJust shy of 18, Deborah Orr left Motherwell the town she both loved and hated to go to university It was a decision her mother railed against from the moment the idea was raised Win had very little agency in the world, every choice was determined by the men in her life And strangely, she want

House of Trelawney

House of Trelawneyn From the author of n n The Improbability of Love n n a dazzling novel both satirical and moving, about an eccentric, dysfunctional family of English aristocrats, and their crumbling stately home that reminds us how the lives and hopes of women can still be shaped by the ties of family and l

What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia

What You Are Getting Wrong About AppalachiaIn 2016, headlines declared Appalachia ground zero for America s forgotten tribe of white working class voters Journalists flocked to the region to extract sympathetic profiles of families devastated by poverty, abandoned by establishment politics, and eager to consume cheap campaign promises Wh

The View From Flyover Country: Essays by Sarah Kendzior

The View From Flyover Country: Essays by Sarah KendziorIn this collection of essays, St Louis journalist Sarah Kendzior tackles issues including labor exploitation, racism, gentrification, media bias and other aspects of the post employment economy Sample titles The Peril of Hipster Economics , The Wrong Kind of Caucasian , Survival is Not an Aspi

My Mum Tracy Beaker (Tracy Beaker, #4)

My Mum Tracy Beaker (Tracy Beaker, #4)n A heart warming tale of unconventional families and unconditional love the perfect read for Jacqueline Wilson fans, young and old er n n n n Shortlisted in the UK Author Category in the National Book Awards 2018 n n One of The Observer s Best Children s Books of 2018 n n _____ n n Jacqu

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and SurvivalCash Carraway is a single mum living in temporary accommodation She s been moved around the system since she left home at sixteen She s also been called a stain on society And she s caught in a poverty trap n nSkint Estate is the hard hitting debut memoir about impoverishment, loneliness and viole

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and WomenThe world is witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relation In this new work, Silvia Federici examines the root causes of these developments and out

Public School Superhero

Public School SuperheroInner city middle school student Kenny Wright imagines himself as a superhero but when he faces peer pressure and bullying, can he find his strength in real life Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity In his mind, he s Stainlezz Steel, super powered defender of the weak In reality, he s a ch

High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing

High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public HousingJoining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Sons, and classic works of literary non fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J Anthony Lukas, High Risers braids personal narratives, city politics, and national history to tell the timely and epic story of Chicago s Cabrini Green, America s most iconic pu

The ABCs of Socialism

The ABCs of SocialismSlim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self proclaimed democratic socialist Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted for the first time in decades and to the shock of many a national convers

Poverty Safari

Poverty SafariPeople from deprived communities all around Britain feel misunderstood and unheard Darren McGarvey, aka Loki gives voice to their feelings and concerns, and the anger that is spilling over Anger he says we will have to get used to, unless things change n nHe invites you to come on a Safari of so

The Great Gatsby

The Great GatsbyAlternate Cover Edition ISBN 0743273567 ISBN13 9780743273565 n nThe Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers The story is of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a MockingbirdThe unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Ac

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and JulietIn Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love It is not simply that their families disapprove the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud n nIn this death filled setting, the movement from love at first sight to the lovers final uni

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