Seven Stories Press Fall 2015

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    Snowden Paperback Ted Rall 9781609806354 $16.95 COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Aug 25, 2015
    As many as 1.4 million citizens with security clearance saw some or all of the same documents revealed by Edward Snowden. Why did he, and no one else, decide to step forward and take on the risks associated with becoming a whistleblower and then a fugitive? Rall delves into Snowden's early life and work experience, his personality, and the larger issues of privacy, new surveillance technologies, and the recent history of government intrusion. Rall describes Snowden's political vision and hopes for the future. In a way, the book tells two storie... + Read More
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    The State of Play Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture Hardcover Daniel Goldberg 9781609806392 $20.00 GAMES & ACTIVITIES Oct 20, 2015
    FEATURING: IAN BOGOST - LEIGH ALEXANDER - ZOE QUINN - ANITA SARKEESIAN & KATHERINE CROSS - IAN SHANAHAN - ANNA ANTHROPY - EVAN NARCISSE - HUSSEIN IBRAHIM - CARA ELLISON & BRENDAN KEOGH - DAN GOLDING - DAVID JOHNSTON - WILLIAM KNOBLAUCH - MERRITT KOPAS - OLA WIKANDERThe State of Play is a call to consider the high stakes of video game culture and how our digital and real lives collide. Here, video games are not hobbies or pure recreation; they are vehicles for art, sex, and race and class politics.The sixteen contributors are entrenched—they are... + Read More
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    Surveillance A-Z Paperback Danny Schechter 9781609806439 $16.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Jan 26, 2016
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    Censored 2016 The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2014-15 Paperback Mickey Huff 9781609806453 $18.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Oct 06, 2015
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    The Walls of Delhi Three Novellas Paperback Uday Prakash 9781609806514 $19.95 FICTION Jul 26, 2016
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    Trees on Mars Our Obsession with the Future Paperback Hal Niedzviecki 9781609806378 $18.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Oct 20, 2015
    The future is big right now—for perhaps the first time, our society is more focused on what is going to happen in the future than what is happening right now. In Trees on Mars: Our Obsession with the Future, cultural critic and indie entrepreneur Hal Niedzviecki asks how and when we started believing we could and should “create the future.” What is it like to live in a society utterly focused on what is going to happen next? Through visits to colleges, corporations, tech conferences, factories and more, Niedzviecki traces the story of how ownin... + Read More
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    At the Heart of the Universe A Novel Hardcover Samuel Shem 9781609806415 $34.95 FICTION May 02, 2016
    The story of two mothers and a father in love with the same daughter, Samuel Shem's At the Heart of the Universe is an epic novel set deep in rural China against the backdrop of an ancient mountain monastery during the time of the one-child-per-family policy. Inspired by the author's experiences as parent of an adopted child, it describes the drama of adoption and the journey of loss and rebirth that can happen when a daughter brings together her adopted mother and father with her birth mother high on a mountaintop.Set in 1991 in Changsha, capi... + Read More
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    Burning the Grass At the Heart of Change in South Africa, 1990-2011 Paperback Wojciech Jagielski 9781609806477 $19.95 TRUE CRIME Nov 03, 2015
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    Writers Hardcover Barry Gifford 9781609806491 $18.00 FICTION Nov 03, 2015
    In Writers, great American storyteller Barry Gifford paints portraits of famous writers caught in imaginary vulnerable moments in their lives. In prose that is funny, grotesque, and a touch brutal, Gifford shows these writers at their most human, which is to say at their worst: they are liars, frauds, lousy lovers, and drunks. This is a world in which Ernest Hemingway drunkenly sets explosive trip wires outside his home in Cuba, Marcel Proust implores the angel of death as a delirious Arthur Rimbaud lies dying in a hospital bed, and Albert Camu... + Read More
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    The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter A Novel Hardcover Kia Corthron 9781609806576 $32.00 FICTION Jan 26, 2016
    Winner of the Center for Fiction’s 2016 First Novel PrizeThe hotly anticipated first novel by lauded playwright and The Wire TV writer Kia Corthron, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter sweeps American history from 1941 to the twenty-first century through the lives of four men—two white brothers from rural Alabama, and two black brothers from small-town Maryland—whose journey culminates in an explosive and devastating encounter between the two families.On the eve of America’s entry into World War II, in a tiny Alabama town, two brothers come of a... + Read More
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    Postcards from the End of America Paperback Linh Dinh 9781609806538 $31.95 TRAVEL Jan 17, 2017
    Roaming the country by bus and train, on a budget and without any institutional support, Linh Dinh set out to document, in words and pictures, what life is like for people. From Los Angeles, Cheyenne, Portland, and New Orleans, to Jackson and Wolf Point—Linh walked miles and miles through unfamiliar neighborhoods, talking to whoever would talk to him: the homeless living in tent cities, the peddlers, the protestors, the public preachers, the prostitutes. With the uncompromising eye of a Walker Evans or a Dorothea Lange, and the indomitable, for... + Read More
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    Dirty in Cashmere A Novel Paperback Peter Plate 9781609806170 $19.50 FICTION Jan 26, 2016
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    Colón y otros canibales La enfermedad de explotación wétiko: Imperialismo y terrorismo Paperback Jack Forbes 9781609806590 $16.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Jan 26, 2016
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    Series: For Young People Series 1493 for Young People From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization Hardcover Charles Mann 9781609806309 $40.00 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 26, 2016
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    Series: For Young People Series 1493 for Young People From Columbus's Voyage to Globalization Paperback Charles Mann 9781609806637 $18.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 26, 2016
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    Counting on Community Board book Innosanto Nagara 9781609806323 $12.99 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Sep 22, 2015
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    Adam and Thomas Hardcover Aharon Appelfeld 9781609806347 $24.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Oct 13, 2015
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    Sing It! A Biography of Pete Seeger Hardcover Meryl Danziger 9781609806552 $23.50 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12 Jul 19, 2016

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