Mount Laurel Library

All Non-Fiction

    I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    Michelle McNamara

    Features new material on the Golden State Killer's case and an updated afterword by Patton Oswalt. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post Maureen Corrigan, NPR Paste Seattle Times Entertainment Weekly Esquire Slate Buzzfeed Jezebel Philadelphia Inquirer Publishers Weekly Kirkus Reviews Library Journal Bustle…

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  • Raising White Kids

    Raising White Kids

    Jennifer Harvey

    With a foreword by Tim Wise, Raising White Kids is for families, churches, educators, and communities who want to equip their children to be active and able participants in a society that is becoming one of the most racially diverse in the world while remaining full of racial tensions. For…

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  • Me and White Supremacy

    Me and White Supremacy

    Layla F. Saad

    The New York Times and USA Today bestseller!"Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."—New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth GilbertBased on the viral Instagram challenge that captivated participants worldwide, Me and White Supremacy…

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  • A People's History of the United States

    A People's History of the United States

    Howard Zinn

    With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools-with its emphasis on great men in high places-to focus on the street, the home and the workplace. Known for its lively,…

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  • The New Jim Crow

    The New Jim Crow

    Michelle Alexander

    Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly‚ Slate‚ Chronicle of Higher Eduction‚ Literary Hub, Book Riot‚ and Zora A tenth-anniversary edition of the iconic bestseller—"one of the most influential books of the past 20 years," according to the Chronicle of Higher Education—with…

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  • Are Prisons Obsolete?

    Are Prisons Obsolete?

    Angela Y. Davis

    With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances…

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  • White Awake

    White Awake

    Daniel Hill

    "Daniel, you may be white, but don't let that lull you into thinking you have no culture. White culture is very real. In fact, when white culture comes in contact with other cultures, it almost always wins. So it would be a really good idea for you to learn about…

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  • Summary of White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAng

    Summary of White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAng

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    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.* Short on time? Or maybe you've already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the…

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  • So You Want to Talk about Race

    So You Want to Talk about Race

    Ijeoma Oluo

    A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that listeners of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk about Race, editor-at-large of the Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial…

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  • For The Love of Spock

    For The Love of Spock

    Leonard Nimoy

    For The Love of Spock celebrates the life and career of Star Trek's Mr. Spock and the actor who played him, Leonard Nimoy, in a never-before-seen way: through the eyes of his son and director Adam Nimoy.

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  • Hitler And The Children Of Obersalzberg

    Hitler And The Children Of Obersalzberg

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    The Obersalzberg retreat was the summer residence and retreat of Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun and his closest confidants in the Nazi regime. The public are mainly familiar with film footage and photographs from the alleged Nazi idyll. For the first time, eye witnesses are willing to talk about their experiences…

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  • Aircraft Carrier

    Aircraft Carrier

    Maurice Dean Wint

    The mission to protect and defend the world's oceans has become far more complex and challenging in recent years, and naval aviation has become increasingly vital to success. One of the greatest engineering feats in naval-maritime history, the modern Nimitz-class carrier is a masterpiece of technology and the flagship of…

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  • Eating You Alive

    Eating You Alive

    Susan Weinick

    Eating You Alive addresses why 30.4 million people die each year and provides evidence based science, expert testimony and inspirational stories of disease reversal and a discovery that can cure our top killer diseases.

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  • Bonhoeffer

    Bonhoeffer

    Martin Doblmeier

    Why did the German Church embrace Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party? And what was a good German, a deeply religious and spiritual man, to do about it? Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. Bonhoeffer openly…

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  • I Am Not Your Negro

    I Am Not Your Negro

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. It is a journey into black history that connects the Civil Rights movement to #BlackLivesMatter. It questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond and examines the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther…

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