.NET Social Science23
TitleThe 9.9 Percent
AuthorStewart, Matthew
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Social History
ISBN-139781982114190
On Sale10/18/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
A “brilliant” (The Washington Post), “clear-eyed and incisive” (The New Republic) analysis of how the wealthiest group in American society is making life miserable for everyone—including themselves.
TitleAll the Single Ladies
AuthorTraister, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintMarysue Rucci Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/21st Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
ISBN-139781476716572
On Sale10/11/16
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
* NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION * BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SELECTION BY THE BOSTON GLOBE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * NPR * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY *

The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is “an informative and thought-provoking book for anyone—not just the single ladies—who want to gain a greater understanding of this pivotal moment in the history of the United States” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleBarking to the Choir
AuthorBoyle, Gregory
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/General
ISBN-139781476726168
On Sale09/18/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
In a moving example of unconditional love in dif­ficult times, Gregory Boyle, the Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, shares what working with gang members in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of kinship.
TitleBeing Seen
AuthorSjunneson, Elsa
Sub-ImprintSimon Element
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities
ISBN-139781982152406
On Sale11/01/22
Title StatusBO
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
A Deafblind writer and professor explores how the misrepresentation of disability in books, movies, and TV harms both the disabled community and everyone else.
TitleBirth
AuthorGrant, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/General
Category Full 3HEALTH & FITNESS / Pregnancy & Childbirth
ISBN-139781982170424
On Sale04/25/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
“An important book...Grant is a good storyteller, subtle and compassionate.” —The New York Times Book Review

In the tradition of Random Family and Evicted, a gripping blend of rigorous, intimate on-the-ground reporting and deep social history of reproductive health that follows three first-time mothers as they experience pregnancy and childbirth in today’s America.
TitleBlack Joy
AuthorLewis-Giggetts, Tracey Michaeā€™l
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/African American & Black
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Race & Ethnic Relations
Category Full 3LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
ISBN-139781982176563
On Sale11/22/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional

With deeply personal and uplifting essays in the vein of Black Girls Rock!, You Are Your Best Thing, and I Really Needed This Today, this is “a necessary testimony on the magic and beauty of our capacity to live and love fully and out loud” (Kerry Washington).
TitleThe Blood of Emmett Till
AuthorTyson, Timothy B
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/American/African American & Black Studies
ISBN-139781476714851
On Sale12/05/17
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till—“and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren’t often enough asked to do with history: learn from it” (The Atlantic).

* A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * Longlisted for the National Book Award * Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award *An NPR, Los Angeles Times, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Best Book of the Year *
TitleButts
AuthorRadke, Heather
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781982135485
On Sale11/29/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
“Winning, cheeky, and illuminating….What appears initially as a folly with a look-at-this cover and title becomes, thanks to Radke’s intelligence and curiosity, something much meatier, entertaining, and wise.” —The Washington Post

“Lively and thorough, Butts is the best kind of nonfiction.” —Esquire, Best Books of 2022

A “carefully researched and reported work of cultural history” (The New York Times) that explores how one body part has influenced the female—and human—experience for centuries, and what that obsession reveals about our lives today.
TitleChildren of the State
AuthorHobbs, Jeff
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Category Full 3LAW / Criminal Law/Juvenile Offenders
ISBN-139781982116361
On Sale01/24/23
Title StatusAS
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
From the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace comes “an eye-opening, fully humanizing, deeply affecting look at the often-misunderstood juvenile justice system and its inhabitants—young people of earnestness, disappointment, hope, and resilience” (Booklist, starred review).
TitleDeath in Mud Lick
AuthorEyre, Eric
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1TECHNOLOGY / Pharmaceutical
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology/Rural
Category Full 3LAW / Drugs & the Law
ISBN-139781982105327
On Sale04/06/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$24
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A New York Times Critics’ Top Ten Book of the Year * 2021 Edgar Award Winner Best Fact Crime * A Lit Hub Best Book of The Year

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a “powerful,” (The New York Times) urgent, and heartbreaking account of the corporate greed that pumped millions of pain pills into small Appalachian towns, decimating communities.