What would it mean to abolish the police?

 

Police reform is front and center in the national conversation. Our bookseller Guy has compiled a list of resources to help you learn more about issues surrounding this important topic.

 

The End of Policing Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018

Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781583225813
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

Women, Race, & Class Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

Police: A Field Guide Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781786630148
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Published: Verso - March 13th, 2018

Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781849352154
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Published: AK Press - August 18th, 2015

Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter Cover Image
By Jordan T. Camp (Editor), Christina Heatherton (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781784783167
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Published: Verso - May 24th, 2016

Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781844672493
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Published: Verso - August 17th, 2008

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color Cover Image
By Andrea Ritchie, Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780807088982
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Published: Beacon Press - August 1st, 2017

From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608465620
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2016

Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780692540794
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Published: Punctum Books - December 10th, 2015

Blackshirts and Reds: Rational Fascism and the Overthrow of Communism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780872863293
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California (American Crossroads #21) Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780520242012
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Published: University of California Press - January 8th, 2007

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674979826
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 4th, 2017

Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385515375
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Published: Harmony - June 21st, 2005

Badges without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing (American Crossroads #56) Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780520295629
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Published: University of California Press - October 15th, 2019

Books to Inform, Educate, Activate

In light of recent events, many of these titles are flying out of the store. Place your order now, and we'll get your books to you as soon as possible.

While print editions of books on race and social justice are being reprinted and shipped to stores, audiobooks and e-books are available right now. Click here for details

A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota Cover Image
By Sun Yung Shin, Taiyon Coleman (Contributions by), Heid E. Erdrich (Contributions by), Vanessa Fuentes (Contributions by), Shannon Gibney (Contributions by), David Grant (Contributions by), Carolyn Holbrook (Contributions by), IBé (Contributions by), Andrea Jenkins (Contributions by), Robert Karimi (Contributions by), JaeRan Kim (Contributions by), Sherry Quan Lee (Contributions by), David Mura (Contributions by), Bao Phi (Contributions by), Rodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria (Contributions by), Diane Wilson (Contributions by), Kao Kalia Yang (Contributions by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681340029
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - April 1st, 2016

How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781479836482
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Published: New York University Press - September 24th, 2019

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942094470
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Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017

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Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250306906
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620971932
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Published: New Press - January 7th, 2020

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781492679011
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Published: Sourcebooks - September 20th, 2019

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307473431
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Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

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White Girls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134756
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Published: Penguin Books - July 9th, 2019

The White Card: A Play Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978396
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 19th, 2019

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143129677
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Published: Penguin Books - April 4th, 2017

The History of White People Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393339741
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 18th, 2011

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Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Books for Father's Day

 

Whether the dad on your list likes baseball, barbecue, or biographies, Next Chapter Booksellers can help you find just the right book to make his Father's Day a special occasion. Call us daily between 10am and 3pm to talk to a bookseller. We love making recommendations.

Here are a few suggestions to get you thinking...

 

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The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385537070
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Published: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019

Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062872104
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Published: William Morrow - March 31st, 2020

The Complete Bike Owner's Manual Cover Image
By DK
$19.95
ISBN: 9781465459152
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Published: DK - June 13th, 2017

You Suck at Cooking: The Absurdly Practical Guide to Sucking Slightly Less at Making Food: A Cookbook Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525576556
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 15th, 2019

The Bacon Bible Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419734618
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Published: Abrams - April 23rd, 2019

Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328489876
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 17th, 2020

Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307271013
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Published: Knopf - May 5th, 2020

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