Dear Data

The book explores the role that data plays in our lives and originates from a correspondence between the two authors both data visualisation artists who met at a data conference and chose to keep in touch by sending weekly postcards composed of data visualisations in place of words The result is

The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job

The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D And each year only a small percent

King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats (King & Kayla, #1)

Kayla made peanut butter treats for Jillian s new puppy, Thor But now the treats are missing What does Kayla know There are three treats missing King was in the kitchen King s breath doesn t smell like peanut butter What does King know There s an intruder in the house How will they solve

Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous Resistance

How two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming Water is life n nIn 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to be the largest Indigenous protest

As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance

Across North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the expansion of tar sands extraction and the pipeline construction at Standing Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and missin

Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive

In the eighteenth century, Bridgetown, Barbados, was heavily populated by both enslaved and free women Marisa J Fuentes creates a portrait of urban Caribbean slavery in this colonial town from the perspective of these women whose stories appear only briefly in historical records Fuentes takes us

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist and MacArthur Genius Fellow Jason De Le n sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time the human consequences of US immigration policy The Land of Open Graves reveals the suffering and deaths that occur daily in the Son

Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C Cooper looks

Mrs. Dalloway

Heralded as Virginia Woolf s greatest novel, this is a vivid portrait of a single day in a woman s life When we meet her, Mrs Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last minute details of party preparation while in her mind she is something much than a perfect society hostess As she readi