FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Ethan Mollick’s Co-Intelligence

From Wharton professor and author of the popular One Useful Thing Substack newsletter Ethan Mollick comes the definitive playbook for working, learning, and living in the new age of AI. In Co-Intelligence, Mollick urges us to engage with AI as co-worker, co-teacher, and coach. He assesses its profound impact on business and education, using dozens of

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Noé Álvarez’s Accordion Eulogies

Searching, propulsive, and deeply spiritual, Accordion Eulogies is an odyssey to repair a severed family lineage, told through the surprising history of a musical instrument. Growing up in Yakima, Washington, Noé Álvarez never knew his grandfather. Stories swirled around this mythologized, larger-than-life figure: That he had abandoned his family, and had possibly done something awful that

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unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: THE WEIGHT OF NATURE by Clayton Page Aldern

                                                        PRH Education/Common Reads presents: unCommon Authors unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and unique authors talking about their books.   The march of climate

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unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: DEFIANT DREAMS by Sola Mahfouz and Malaina Kapoor

                                                          PRH Education/Common Reads presents: unCommon Authors unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and unique authors talking about their books.   Defiant Dreams is

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unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: TOTAL GARBAGE by Edward Humes

                                                            PRH Education/Common Reads presents: unCommon Authors unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and unique authors talking about their books.   Total Garbage

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Edward Humes’ Total Garbage

Total Garbage is an investigative narrative that dives into the waste embedded in our daily lives—and shows how individuals and communities are making a real difference for health, prosperity, quality of life and the fight against climate change, by a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Edward Humes.   1 Our Disposable Age The innocent question that

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Matthew Desmond’s Poverty, by America

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it. Access educator resources for the book at: endpovertyusa.org/#teaching-resources   Chapter 1 The Kind of Problem Poverty Is I

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Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond: Complimentary Slideshow for Classroom Use Now Available

We are pleased to share a new resource for Pulitzer Prize–winning sociologist Matthew Desmond’s Poverty, by America, out in paperback on March 26, 2024. Click here to access and download an extensive PowerPoint presentation, created to aid and enhance the teaching of the book and easily adaptable to meet educators’ course needs. In this landmark

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unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: THE BERRY PICKERS by Amanda Peters

                                                                  PRH Education/Common Reads presents: unCommon Authors unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and unique authors talking about their books.

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Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read 2024

The Georgia Center for the Book, an affil­i­ate Cen­ter of the Nation­al Cen­ter for the Book in the Library of Con­gress, has released the list of Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read 2024. All books are selected works with Georgia connections—either by prize-winning authors and illustrators from Georgia or about topics important to

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Ruth J. Simmons’ Up Home

From the farmland of East Texas to Houston’s Fifth Ward to New Orleans at the dawn of the civil rights movement, Ruth J. Simmons depicts an era long gone but whose legacies of inequality we still live with today. Written in clear and timeless prose, Up Home is both an origin story set in the segregated South

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Alicia Elliott’s A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

The Mohawk phrase for depression can be roughly translated to “a mind spread out on the ground.” In this visceral memoir, Alicia Elliott explores how apt a description that is for the ongoing effects of personal, intergenerational, and colonial traumas she and so many Native people have experienced. Elliott’s deeply personal writing details a life

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