Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism

Former insider turned critic Wendy Liu busts the myths of the tech industry, and offers a galvanising argument for why and how we must reclaim technology s potential for the public good.Innovation Meritocracy The possibility of overnight success What s not to love about Silicon Valley These days,

The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business

From New York Times business reporter Nelson D Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating a friction free existence for those with money on one side and a Darwinian struggle for the middle class on the other side n nIn near

Prairie Lotus

Prairie Lotus is a book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father s shop, and making at least one friend Hanna, a half Asian girl in a small town in America s heartland, lives in 1880 Hanna s adjustment to her new surroundin

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise

A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country s social compact, eroded America s common goods, and damaged the lives of every American and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal n nCompared to other industrialized nations, the United States is losing gro

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

n In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell bent on covering up the truth, at any cost n nIn 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story on