A collection of books well worth a look. Where possible I've linked to the original publisher's sites, but you can find all of them on Amazon.


The New York Times bestseller, and one of the most talked about books of the year, Nickel and Dimed has already become a classic of undercover reportage.

Nickel and Dimed reveals low-wage America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity — a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate strategies for survival. Instantly acclaimed for its insight, humor, and passion, this book is changing the way America perceives its working poor. More here >>


Written by renowned political philosopher Andrew Levine, Political Keywords guides readers through today's most commonly used- and misused- political terminology. More here >>


The bestselling Censored series highlights the year’s twenty-five most important underreported news stories, alerting readers to the negligence of corporate media and the resurgence of alternative media. It's well worth getting more than just the most recent edition. More here >>


From cutting edge analysis to blueprints for action, The Future of Media presents a diverse collection of voices from today's growing media reform movement. More here >>


In a book that has been raising hackles far and wide, the social critic Thomas Frank skewers one of the most sacred cows of the go-go '90s: the idea that the new free-market economy is good for everyone. More here >>

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