W. E. B. Du Bois
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK
Introduction by Randall Kenan
First published in 1903, these insightful essays,
on everything from Booker T. Washington
to the death of Du Bois’ infant son, offered a
transcendent vision of what was still possible
in the post-Reconstruction South.
Signet Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-451-53205-3 • $5.95
Introduction and Notes by Donald B. Gibson
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-018998-8 • $13.00
SHADOWS AT DAWN
An Apache Massacre
and the Violence of History
Foreword by Patricia Nelson Limerick
“Absorbing, brilliant....One of the best studies
ever of the long conflict between tribes and
races, soldiers, citizens, killers and victims,
in the wild unregulated Southwest.”—Larry
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-311621-9 • $17.00
W. E. B. DU BOIS: Writings
Edited by Nathan I. Huggins
Includes The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade, The Souls of Black Folk, and more.
Library of America • 1,360 pp. • 978-1-883011-31-4 • $15.95
THE RACIST MIND
Portraits of American
Neo-Nazis and Klansmen
“An outstanding study of those who join and
lead American hate groups.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-023449-7 • $20.00
f HARVEST OF EMPIRE
A History of Latinos in America
Revised and Updated Second Edition
“A serious, significant contribution to understanding who the Hispanics of the United
States are and where they came from.”— The
New York Times Book Review. Includes chapters
on Latinos and American politics, the English-only language debate, free trade, and the
political status of Puerto Rico.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-311928-9 • $18.00
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
WHY WE CAN’T WAIT
Afterword by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.
The late Nobel laureate’s explanation of the
events, forces, and pressures behind the quest
for civil rights. Index. Photos.
Signet Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-451-52753-0 • $9.99
BETTER DAY COMING
Blacks and Equality, 1890–2000
“Does more than any other book to place the
historic Civil Rights Movement within the
broader scope of the Black Freedom Struggle
in the twentieth century.”—Stephen F.
Lawson, Rutgers Univ. 16 pp. b/w illustrations.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-200129-5 • $18.00
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
A Penguin Lives Biography
“Frady does a wonderful job here, packing
this small, highly readable book with detail
and firm analysis...ideal for undergraduates.”—Gerald Early, Washington Universtiy.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-303648-7 • $14.00
H. Bruce Franklin, editor
IN 20TH-CENTURY AMERICA
Foreword by Tom Wicker
“Harrowing in their frank detail and desperate
tone, the selections in this anthology pack an
emotional wallop...Should be required reading for anyone concerned about the violence
in our society and the high rate of recidivism.”—Publishers Weekly. Includes work by:
Jack London, Nelson Algren, Chester Himes,
Jack Henry Abbott, Robert Lowell, Malcolm X,
Mumia Abu-Jamal, and Piri Thomas.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-027305-2 • $18.00
Joseph L. Graves, Jr.
THE RACE MYTH
Why We Pretend Race Exists in America
“An intense, powerful, knowledgeable argument. Graves combines biology and the
sociology of race to demonstrate that race is
a powerful ideology, one that can be overturned to make a better world.”—Uzi Baram,
Associate Professor of Anthropology, New
College of Florida.
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-28658-0 • $17.00
f MORE THAN FREEDOM
Fighting for Black Citizenship
in a White Republic, 1829–1889
“Sweeping, innovative, and highly original....
Brings to life arenas of black politics, both
before and after the Civil War, that have hardly been glimpsed.”—Steven Hahn, Univ. of
Pennsylvania, Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize-winning author of A Nation Under Our Feet.
“Not only does [this book] redefine a crucial
era in American history, it challenges basic
assumptions about freedom and democratic
citizenship.”—Danielle L. McGuire, Wayne
Penguin Press • 496 pp. • 978-1-59420-342-8 • $36.00
f TRIUMPH OF THE CITY
How Our Greatest Invention
Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener,
Healthier, and Happier
A leading urban economist travels through
history and around the globe to reveal the
hidden workings of cities and how they bring
out the best in humankind. “Bursting with
insights.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312054-4 • $16.00
John Howard Griffin
BLACK LIKE ME
Epilogue by the Author
Afterword by Robert Bonazzi
“One of the deepest, most penetrating documents yet set down on the racial question.”
—Atlanta Journal & Constitution.
NAL • 208 pp. • 978-0-451-20864-4 • $14.00
Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel
f MORE THAN GOOD INTENTIONS
Improving the Ways the World’s Poor
Borrow, Save, Farm, Learn, and Stay Healthy
“A terrific book for anyone interested in what
can really be done about global poverty....Here
is a clear, workable way forward—described
with a compelling, human touch.”—Michael
Kremer, Harvard University. “Stimulating,
breezy, intellectual; this book has it all....[A]
masterpiece....A must read for anyone serious
about the most important problems facing
humanity today.”—John A. List, University of
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-29756-2 • $16.00
THE NEXT HUNDRED MILLION
America in 2050
“An indispensable guidebook to America’s
future.”—Michael Barone, coauthor of The
Almanac of American Politics. “America in 2050
will resemble neither the conservative dream
of homogenous small town life nor the liberal
preference for order and security. Joel Kotkin’s
fascinating new book explains why.”—Alan
Wolfe, author of The Future of Liberalism.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311881-7 • $16.00
LIVING MY LIFE
Edited with an Introduction by Miriam Brody
Anarchist, journalist, drama critic, advocate of
birth control and free love, Emma Goldman
was an iconoclast of the early 20th century.
Condensed to half the length of Goldman’s
original autobiography, this edition is accessible to those interested in the activist and her
Penguin Classics • 672 pp. • 978-0-14-243785-8 • $20.00
Mason Lowance, editor
An Abolitionist Reader
More than forty crucial speeches, lectures,
and essays from the 18th- and 19th-century
abolitionist movements, from such leaders as
William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass,
Lydia Maria Child, Wendell Phillips, Harriet
Beecher Stowe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-043758-4 • $17.00
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