Bettina Koch, ed.
State Terror, State Violence:Global Perspectives
Provides a theoretical discussion and uses those theories in case studies from the Caucasus, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.
The Age of EM: Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth
Truly smart robots will have brain emulations, or ems. This futurologist speculates on what things might be like when we can replicate the brain in all its complexity. Totally cool utopia or horrifying dystopia?
Jason Segedy, ed.
The Akron Anthology
A collection of essays about the Rubber City from authors such as Rita Dove, Jason Segedy, and with an introduction from David Giffels. The latest addition to a series of city anthologies from Belt Publishing in Cleveland.
Brian Jay Jones
George Lucas: A Life
New biography of the man who brought us American Graffiti, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and who helped found Pixar.
Paul B. Wignall
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
Activist and scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor surveys the historical and contemporary ravages of racism and persistence of structural inequality such as mass incarceration and Black unemployment. In this context, she argues that this new struggle against police violence holds the potential to reignite a broader push for Black liberation