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Caste (oprah's Book Club): The Origins Of Our Discontents

by Isabel Wilkerson

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|August 4, 2020

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of  The Warmth of Other Suns  examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.   “[ Caste ]…
Work Won't Love You Back: How Devotion To Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, And Alone
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A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives. You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never work a day in…
Fulfillment: Winning And Losing In One-click America

Fulfillment: Winning And Losing In One-click America

by Alec MacGillis

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|March 16, 2021

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Dirty Work: Essential Jobs And The Hidden Toll Of Inequality In America

Dirty Work: Essential Jobs And The Hidden Toll Of Inequality In America

by Eyal Press

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|This title releases August 16, 2022

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Oppression: A Social Determinant Of Health, 2nd Edition
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Late-life Homelessness: Experiences Of Disadvantage And Unequal Aging
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Around the world and across a range of contexts, homelessness among older people is on the rise. In spite of growing media attention and new academic research on the issue, older people often remain unrecognized as a subpopulation in public policy, programs, and…
Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity
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NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF  TIME ’S   TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE “Inspiring . . . extraordinary . . . [Katherine Boo] shows us how people in the most desperate…
The Road To Wigan Pier

The Road To Wigan Pier

by GEORGE ORWELL

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|May 4, 2021

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Having And Being Had

Having And Being Had

by Eula Biss

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|September 1, 2020

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A timely and arresting new look at affluence by a consistently surprising writer “My adult life can be divided into two distinct parts,” Eula Biss writes, “the time before I owned a washing machine and the time after.” Having just…
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