2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Authors we brought to Baltimore

Just some of the highlights from the events we hosted in our first year on North Ave.

The First Civil Right: Race and the Rise of the Carceral State

Naomi Murakawa

Challenging account of the rise of mass incarceration

Information Doesn't Want to Be Free

Cory Doctorow

Great intro to the political economy of cultural production in the 21st century

The Counter-Revolution Of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America

Gerald Horne

The origins of the American national project in settler's fears of abolition and insurgency

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The history of the US from the perspective of the colonized

My Body is a Book of Rules

Elissa Washuta

Heart-wrenchingly raw debut memoir 

Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-out Cities

Mindy Thompson Fullilove (Author)

Essential and enagaging reflection on the city as it is and how it could be