Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Tales 2017
Summary: "From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0973 Brill 2018
Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen, a revelatory examination of the conservative direction of the Supreme Court over the last fifty years since the Nixon administration. In the early 1960s, the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Earl Warren was at the height of its power, expanding civil rights for the poor and minorities and promoting equality in dramatic ways through rulings...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020
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Summary: A timely call to action for women's empowerment by the influential co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation identifies the link between women's equality and societal health, sharing uplifting insights by international advocates in the fight against gender bias. --Publisher
Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019
Copies Available at Suttons Bay1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 Gates 2019
Summary: "A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. It's the American dream: get a good education, work hard, buy a house, and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in--a nation of opportunity, constrained only by ability and effort. But during the...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015