Books about Activism

  1. Little Brother

    by Cory Doctorow
    A teen tech genius fights against a dystopian government by using his skills to create a revolution.

    Marcus Yallow is a 17-year-old hacker /techno whiz from San Francisco . One day Marcus and his best friend Darryl play truant from school to play an Alternate Reality Game . A terrorist attack is ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    by Martin Luther King Jr.
    A vivid account of MLK Jr.'s life, detailing his experiences in the civil rights movement.

    This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King, Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his firey "Give Us the Ballot." ... (Goodreads)

  3. The Autobiography of Malcolm X

    by Malcolm X
    A gripping account of one man's transformation from criminal to civil rights leader.

    Alternate cover for ISBN 9780345350688 Through a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. In this riveting account, he tells of his ... (Goodreads)

  4. I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

    by Malala Yousafzai
    A young girl's fight for the right to education despite Taliban oppression.

    I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Hate U Give

    by Angie Thomas
    A young girl's struggle to stand up for justice in the face of racial injustice.

    Starr Carter is a 16-year-old black girl, who lives in the mostly poor black neighborhood of Garden Heights, but attends an affluent predominantly white private school, Williamson Prep. After a ... (Wikipedia)

  6. We Should All Be Feminists

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    A call to action for an inclusive, gender-equal society through an examination of feminism.

    What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists , a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed TEDx talk of the same name—by ... (Goodreads)

  7. Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

    by bell hooks
    Exploration of feminist thought and its applications to everyday life.

    Acclaimed cultural critic bell hooks offers an open-hearted and welcoming vision of gender, sexuality, and society in this inspiring and accessible volume. In engaging and provocative style, bell ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

    by Stieg Larsson
    Final installment of the Millennium Trilogy, following a female hacker's fight for justice.

    The book begins as Lisbeth Salander is flown to Sahlgrenska Hospital . It picks up where The Girl Who Played with Fire left off. After surgery, Salander is moved to an intensive care ward under ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Wall and Piece

    by Banksy
    An introduction to the subversive street art of Banksy, with visual commentary on modern life.

    Banksy, Britain's now-legendary "guerilla" street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Not only did he smuggle his pieces into four of New ... (Goodreads)

  10. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 2: Lust for Life

    by Warren Ellis
    An anti-hero journalist fights to uncover corruption in a futuristic dystopia.

    Outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem has become a household name in the future City he calls home. This latest collection of twisted tales showcases Spider's horrific yet funny screeds on subjects as ... (Goodreads)

  11. Race Matters

    by Cornel West
    A critique of the structures of racism and prejudice in society and how they shape our lives.

    In this essay collection, many of which have previously appeared in journals, West, the director of Afro-American studies at Princeton & author of several books, addresses a number of issues of ... (Goodreads)

  12. Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

    by Al Franken
    A comedic memoir about Franken's unlikely journey from Saturday Night Live to the US Senate.

    From Senator Al Franken - #1 bestselling author and beloved, SNL, alum - comes the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians ... (Goodreads)

  13. Gandhi: An Autobiography

    by Mahatma Gandhi
    An intimate account of Gandhi's life, philosophy, and political activism.

    Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, ... (Goodreads)

  14. Long Walk to Freedom

    by Nelson Mandela
    A remarkable story of courage, perseverance and hope in the face of oppression.

    Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel ... (Goodreads)

  15. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

    by Nicholas D. Kristof
    Examining the global struggle of women and how to empower them in the face of oppression.

    From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer ... (Goodreads)

  16. What Happened

    by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    A candid look into the 2016 election, exploring the events leading up to her defeat.

    “In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.” —Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the ... (Goodreads)

  17. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

    by Audre Lorde
    A powerful autobiographical account exploring themes of gender, race, and sexuality.

    Audre Lorde grows up in Harlem in the 1930s and 1940s, a child of Black West Indian parents. Lorde is legally blind from a very young age, isolating her even further from her surroundings and a ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Assata: An Autobiography

    by Assata Shakur
    A powerful memoir of her struggles and triumphs in the face of racism and oppression.

    On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time

    by Hunter S. Thompson
    A collection of stories from the life of a gonzo journalist, exploring the seedy underbelly of American culture.

    The first volume in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in his signature style. Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the ... (Goodreads)

  20. No Logo

    by Naomi Klein
    A critique of the negative impact of corporate branding and globalization on society and culture.

    With a new Afterword to the 2002 edition, No Logo employs journalistic savvy and personal testament to detail the insidious practices and far-reaching effects of corporate marketing—and the powerful ... (Goodreads)

  21. Bitterblue

    by Kristin Cashore
    Young Queen Bitterblue must unravel the secrets of her kingdom and confront a legacy of lies.

    Enter the Graceling Realm and let it work its magic in this unforgettable novel from, New York Times, bestselling author Kristin Cashore. When Queen Bitterblue took the throne of Monsea, she was a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. March: Book Three

    by John Lewis
    The civil rights movement recounted through the eyes of Congressman Lewis and other activists.

    Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

    by Steve Sheinkin
    The story of Daniel Ellsberg, a former government employee who leaked classified documents about the Vietnam War to the press.

    Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War, is, New York Times, bestselling author Steve Sheinkin's award-winning nonfiction account of an ordinary man who wielded the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  24. I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

    by Malala Yousafzai
    The inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, who stood up against the Taliban for girls' education and survived an assassination attempt.

    When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when ... (Goodreads)

  25. Q

    by Luther Blissett
    A historical novel set in 16th century Europe, following the life of a radical Protestant Anabaptist.

    The book follows the journey of an Anabaptist radical across Europe in the first half of the 16th century as he joins in various movements and uprisings that come as a result of the Protestant ... (Wikipedia)

  26. Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    by Greg Mortenson
    True story of a man's determination to promote peace and education in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea , the continuing story of this determined humanitarian's efforts to promote peace through education. In this dramatic first-person narrative, ... (Goodreads)

  27. I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

    by Debbie Levy
    A biography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second female Supreme Court Justice, and her fight for gender equality and civil rights.

    Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable! Supreme Court justice Ruth ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. Native Tongue

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A family of environmental activists take on a powerful corporation intent on destroying the Everglades.

    When the precious blue-tongued mango voles at the Amazing Kingdom of Thrills on North Key Largo are stolen by heartless, ruthless thugs, Joe Winder wants to uncover why, and find the voles. Joe is ... (Goodreads)

  29. Lysistrata

    by Aristophanes
    Women of Greece uniting to end the Peloponnesian War through a sex strike.

    These lines, spoken by the Athenian Lysistrata and her friend Calonice at the beginning of the play, , set the scene for the action that follows. Women, as represented by Calonice, are sly hedonists ... (Wikipedia)

  30. The Activist

    by John Grisham
    A young lawyer takes on a big chemical company, exposing their toxic waste dumping and risking his career and life.

    Theo becomes involved in the campaign against a planned bypass road skirting his town, because a friend's family farm is threatened. ... (Wikipedia)

  31. The Monkey Wrench Gang

    by Edward Abbey
    A comedic adventure of environmental activism, fighting against corporate pollution.

    The book's four main characters are ecologically minded misfits—"Seldom Seen" Smith, a Jack Mormon river guide; Doc Sarvis, an odd but wealthy and wise surgeon; Bonnie Abbzug, his young Jewish ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Lies & the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair & Balanced Look at the Right

    by Al Franken
    Satirical look at the right, exposing their lies and hypocrisies.

    Al Franken, one of our savviest satirists ( People ), has been studying the rhetoric of the Right. He has listened to their cries of slander, bias, and even treason. He has examined the Bush ... (Goodreads)

  33. Woman on the Edge of Time

    by Marge Piercy
    A woman is sent to the future to see the potential of a utopian society and how it can be achieved.

    In the 1970s, an impoverished but intelligent thirty-seven-year-old Mexican-American woman Consuelo (Connie) Ramos, a resident of Spanish Harlem , is unfairly incarcerated in a New York mental ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

    by Nick Offerman
    A humorous and inspiring collection of stories about individuals who embody the American spirit of gumption and perseverance.

    The star of, Parks and Recreation, and author of the, New York Times, bestseller, Paddle Your Own Canoe, returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation’s ... (Goodreads)

  35. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

    by Manning Marable
    A biography exploring the life of Malcolm X, civil rights activist and leader.

    Selected by, The New York Times Book Review, as a Notable Book of the Year Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figure in twentieth-century ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

    by Shane Claiborne
    A call to action to live a life of radical love and compassion, challenging the status quo.

    Many of us find ourselves caught somewhere between unbelieving activists and inactive believers. We can write a check to feed starving children or hold signs in the streets and feel like we’ve made a ... (Goodreads)

  37. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    by Irin Carmon
    Celebrating the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

    New York Times Bestseller Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary, RBG, "It was beyond my wildest imagination that I would one day become the 'Notorious RBG." — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019 She ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

    by Reni Eddo-Lodge
    A critical exploration of the UK's relationship with race and racism.

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, "This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we’ll no longer need such a book. Essential." —Marlon James “The most ... (Barnes & Noble)

  39. The Man Who Planted Trees

    by Jean Giono
    A shepherd single-handedly reforests a barren valley, transforming the land and the people who live there.

    The story begins in the year 1913, when a young man who is the narrator was travelling alone on a hiking trip through Provence , France, and into the Alps , enjoying the relatively unspoiled ... (Wikipedia)

  40. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

    by Naomi Klein
    Examination of global capitalism's role in exacerbating climate change and potential solutions.

    Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon—it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Laramie Project

    by Moisés Kaufman
    A theatrical exploration of the death of a young gay man, and the effect it had on the town of Laramie, Wyoming.

    For a year and a half following the murder of Matthew Shepard, Moisés Kaufman and his Tectonic Theater Project–whose previous play, Gross Indecency , was hailed as a work of unsurpassed ... (Goodreads)

  42. Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

    by Jessica Bennett
    A humorous and practical guide for women navigating sexism in the workplace, with tips and strategies for fighting back.

    A Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Named a best book of 2016 by: Chicago Tribune, Refinery 29, Forbes, Bust, CEO Reads. It was a fight club—but without the fighting or the men. Every month, women ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

    by Nujood Ali
    A young girl's fight against early marriage in Yemen and her victory in court.

    “I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.” Nujood Ali's childhood ... (Goodreads)

  44. Dude, Where's My Country?

    by Michael Moore
    A satirical critique of American politics and foreign policy, calling for a more democratic and just society.

    In case anyone in Washington hasn't noticed, Americans are fed up with the status quo. In this, the first shot fired over the bow of the 2004 Presidential election, Michael Moore aims to unseat the ... (Goodreads)

  45. Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life

    by Jon Lee Anderson
    Biographical account of Che Guevara's life, from his childhood to death.

    "Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the ... (Goodreads)

  46. All American Boys

    by Jason Reynolds
    Two high school boys, one black, one white, navigate race, justice and friendship.

    Rashad is absent again today. That’s the sidewalk graffiti that started it all… Well, no, actually, a lady tripping over Rashad at the store, making him drop a bag of chips, was what started it all. ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Milagro Beanfield War

    by John Nichols
    A small town's battle against land developers, and their struggle for justice.

    Nearly 500 residents of the agricultural community of Milagro in the mountains of northern New Mexico face a crisis when politicians and business interests make a backroom deal to usurp the town's ... (Wikipedia)

  48. The Fifth Sacred Thing

    by Starhawk
    In a post-apocalyptic world, a community in San Francisco resists a fascist regime with the power of magic and nonviolence.

    The novel describes a world set in the year 2048 after a catastrophe which has fractured the United States into several nations. The protagonists live in San Francisco and have evolved in the ... (Wikipedia)

  49. Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

    by Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders' political memoir and call to action for a progressive political revolution in America.

    Throughout the Presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders galvanized voters with his progressive platform and vision for America. In the book, Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and ... (Goodreads)

  50. Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia

    by Emmanuel Carrère

    « Limonov n’est pas un personnage de fiction. Il existe. Je le connais. Il a été voyou en Ukraine ; idole de l’underground soviétique sous Brejnev ; clochard, puis valet de chambre d’un milliardaire ... (Goodreads)

  51. Lakota Woman

    by Mary Crow Dog
    Autobiography of a Native American woman's life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, including her involvement in the American Indian Movement.

    Mary Brave Bird grew up fatherless in a one-room cabin, without running water or electricity, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing ... (Goodreads)

  52. Son of Hamas

    by Mosab Hassan Yousef
    A memoir of a former Hamas insider who became an Israeli spy, detailing his journey from extremism to peace activism.

    Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the deadly terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas and its most popular ... (Goodreads)

  53. Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

    by Saul D. Alinsky
    A guidebook for community organizers, emphasizing the importance of power and tactics in achieving social change.

    First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic ... (Goodreads)

  54. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Doreen Rappaport
    Biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., highlighting his powerful words & vision for a better future.

    This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most ... (Barnes & Noble)

  55. Revolution

    by Russell Brand
    A call to action for a political and social revolution, challenging the status quo and advocating for a more equitable society.

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER, We all know the system isn’t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told ... (Goodreads)

  56. The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

    by bell hooks
    A critical analysis of masculinity and its impact on men's emotional lives, relationships, and society as a whole.

    Everyone needs to love and be loved – even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their ... (Goodreads)

  57. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 6: Gouge Away

    by Warren Ellis
    A dystopian future, where a renegade journalist confronts corruption and deception.

    There's no faster path to paranoia and delusion that the red carpet of celebrity, and in the city no one is more famous than mega-popular attack journalist Spider Jerusalem. Nearly paralyzed by his ... (Barnes & Noble)

  58. The Emperor: Downfall of An Autocrat

    by Ryszard Kapuściński
    A vivid account of the last days of the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, exploring the nature of power and its corrupting influence.

    Haile Selassie, King of Kings, Elect of God, Lion of Judah, His Most Puissant Majesty and Distinguished Highness the Emperor of Ethiopia, reigned from 1930 until he was overthrown by the army in ... (Goodreads)

  59. Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High

    by Melba Pattillo Beals
    An autobiographical account of a young African American student's struggle to attend an all-white high school in 1957.

    In this essential autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine explores not only the oppressive force of racism, ... (Goodreads)

  60. Dear Martin

    by Nic Stone
    An African American student's reflections on racial injustice, sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black teen.

    Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut. Justyce McAllister is ... (Goodreads)

  61. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

    by Audre Lorde
    Collection of essays and speeches exploring issues of race, gender, sexuality, and liberation.

    A collection of fifteen essays written between 1976 and 1984 gives clear voice to Audre Lorde's literary and philosophical personae. These essays explore and illuminate the roots of Lorde's ... (Goodreads)

  62. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

    by Naomi Oreskes
    The book exposes how a few scientists have misled the public on issues like tobacco smoke and global warming for political and financial gain.

    The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on such areas as public health, environmental science, and issues affecting quality of life. Our scientists have produced landmark ... (Goodreads)

  63. Toda Mafalda

    by Quino

    Este libro contiene de la primera a la última tira + Mafalda inédita + Al fin solos + Y digo yo + ¿A dónde vamos a parar? + Mafaldas (casi) privadas + Mafaldas públicas + Mafaldas ineditísimas = ... (Goodreads)

  64. Freedom™

    by Daniel Suarez
    A thrilling exploration of the implications of a technological revolution, as a hacker seeks to save humanity from a sinister AI.

    The sequel picks up shortly after the end of Daemon . Sobol's distributed AI has already infiltrated the computer systems of numerous companies and governments. Many companies have surrendered, ... (Wikipedia)

  65. Girl Waits with Gun

    by Amy Stewart
    A young woman's quest for justice, and her unexpected journey of bravery and empowerment.

    A novel based on the forgotten true story of one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs. Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or ... (Goodreads)

  66. Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader's Eye-Opening Journey Across the Life Line

    by Abby Johnson
    Abby Johnson's journey from being a Planned Parenthood clinic director to becoming a pro-life advocate.

    Retailers Choice Award winner, 2012Abby Johnson quit her job in October 2009. That simple act became a national news story because Abby was the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas who, ... (Goodreads)

  67. Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation

    by Jonathan Kozol
    Kozol exposes the harsh realities of poverty and racism in America's inner-city schools, calling for urgent reform.

    The children in this book defy the stereotypes of urban youth too frequently presented by the media. Tender, generous and often religiously devout, they speak with eloquence and honesty about the ... (Goodreads)

  68. Moxie

    by Jennifer Mathieu
    A teenage girl finds her voice and learns to navigate the sexism of high school.

    Coming March 2021 as a Netflix Original Film directed by Amy Poehler! ",Moxie, is sweet, funny, and fierce. Read this and then join the fight."—Amy Poehler An unlikely teenager starts a feminist ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

    by E. Lockhart
    A teenage girl's mission to challenge the status quo, finding her own power within a boys' club.

    Frankie Landau-Banks at age 14: Debate Club. Her father's "bunny rabbit." A mildly geeky girl attending a highly competitive boarding school. Frankie Landau-Banks at age 15: A knockout figure. A ... (Goodreads)

  70. Chomsky On Anarchism

    by Noam Chomsky
    A collection of essays and interviews by Noam Chomsky on the topic of anarchism, its history, and its relevance to contemporary society.

    We all know what Noam Chomsky is against. His scathing analysis of everything that’s wrong with our society reaches more and more people every day. His brilliant critiques of—among other ... (Goodreads)

  71. Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

    by Charlotte Gordon
    A dual biography of two remarkable women, mother and daughter, who defied societal norms and made significant contributions to literature and feminism.

    Romantic Outlaws, is the first book to tell the story of the passionate and pioneering lives of Mary Wollstonecraft – English feminist and author of the landmark book,, The Vindication of the Rights ... (Goodreads)

  72. Pirate Cinema

    by Cory Doctorow
    A teenage boy runs away to London and joins a group of pirates who make illegal movies. He fights for his right to create art and express himself.

    Trent McCauley is sixteen, brilliant, and obsessed with one thing: making movies on his computer by reassembling footage from popular films he downloads from the net. In near-future Britain, this is ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Brethren

    by John Grisham
    Three former judges, imprisoned for different crimes, hatch a daring plan to scam millions.

    The "Brethren" are three former judges who are incarcerated at Trumble, a fictional federal minimum security prison located in northern Florida . The trio embark on a scam to deceive and exploit ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Cause Celeb

    by Helen Fielding
    A London PR girl flees to Africa to escape a failed romance and finds herself running a refugee camp.

    Rosie Richardson works in marketing at a publisher , when she starts dating Oliver Merchant, and falls in love with him. Oliver is the host of the TV show called SoftFocus where they tackle mostly ... (Wikipedia)

  75. The Burning

    by Kathryn Lasky
    A young girl's struggle to survive a devastating fire that destroys her home.

    Soren and his band are sent to the mysterious Northern Kingdoms to gather allies and learn the art of war in preparation for the coming cataclysmic battle against the sinister Pure Ones. Meanwhile, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  76. Woman at Point Zero

    by Nawal El Saadawi
    A powerful novel about a woman's life in Egypt, her struggles with poverty, oppression, and prostitution, and her ultimate decision to face her fate on her own terms.

    The novel opens with a psychiatrist who is researching inmates at a women's prison. The prison doctor speaks of a woman, Firdaus, who is unlike any of the murderers in the prison: she rarely eats or ... (Wikipedia)

  77. Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals

    by Shane Claiborne
    A call to Christians to engage in politics and social justice, inspired by Jesus' teachings and life.

    Jesus for President is a radical manifesto to awaken the Christian political imagination, reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation ... (Goodreads)

  78. Living History

    by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    Autobiography of Hillary Rodham Clinton's life, from her childhood to her time as First Lady.

    The Phenomenal #1 Worldwide Bestseller—With a New Afterword Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever ... (Goodreads)

  79. Hope in the Dark

    by Rebecca Solnit
    A collection of essays on the power of hope and activism in times of darkness and uncertainty.

    With Hope in the Dark , Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide ... (Goodreads)

  80. Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness

    by Eric Metaxas
    Biographical sketches of seven women who changed the world through their faith, courage, and determination.

    In this highly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men , New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of the greatest women who ... (Barnes & Noble)

  81. All Over Creation

    by Ruth Ozeki
    A family's struggle to save their farm and the world from genetically modified crops. A story of love, loss, and the power of activism.

    A warm and witty saga about agribusiness, environmental activism, and community—from the celebrated author of My Year of Meats and A Tale for the Time Being . Yumi Fuller hasn’t set foot in her ... (Goodreads)

  82. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 9: The Cure

    by Warren Ellis
    A journalist's battle against a corrupt and oppressive government, in pursuit of truth.

    The forces of darkness are closing in on outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem and his merry, filthy band ? but now they’ve got their own rope around the neck of corrupt President Callahan, and it’s ... (Goodreads)

  83. Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream

    by Neil Young
    Neil Young's memoirs, reflecting on his life, music, and the people who influenced him along the way.

    For the first time, legendary singer, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Young offers a kaleidoscopic view of his personal life and musical creativity. He tells of his childhood in Ontario, where his ... (Goodreads)

  84. Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

    by Jimmy McDonough
    A comprehensive biography of Neil Young, exploring his life, music, and legacy.

    Neil Young is one of rock and roll’s most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – ... (Goodreads)

  85. No Compromise

    by Melody Green
    The autobiography of Melody Green, widow of Christian musician Keith Green, detailing their ministry and the impact of their faith on their lives.

    Longtime fans and new listeners can experience the impact of Keith's character, courage, and commitment in this revised and expanded testimony of his extraordinary life. Who better to tell Keith ... (Goodreads)

  86. Elizabeth I

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