May 24, 2020
Bestsellers of the Ebook Sale: $1.99
by Melville House
This week we’re offering the best of the best for our $1.99 ebook sale. These ten titles are the bestsellers from the last 9 weeks of discounts (you all have excellent taste). So download something new, kick back and relax this holiday weekend.
I Await the Devil’s Coming
by Mary Maclane
Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy
by David Graeber
Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? Anthropologist David Graeber traces the peculiar and unexpected ways we relate to bureaucracy today, and reveals how it shapes our lives in ways we may not even notice.
Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power
by Sady Doyle
From the biblical Lilith to Dracula’s Lucy Westenra, these monsters embody patriarchal fear of women—and speak to the primal threat of a woman who takes back her power.
by Basma Abdel Aziz
A very real vision of life after the Arab Spring written with dark, subtle intelligence, The Queue describes the sinister nature of authoritarianism, and illuminates the way that absolute authority manipulates information, mobilizes others in service to it, and fails to uphold the rights of even those faithful to it.
Diary of a Bookseller
by Shaun Bythell
Hilarious, wry, and charming, Shaun Bythell’s tales of bookselling in remotest Scotland are sure to delight readers of all stripes.
Living in a World That Can’t Be Fixed
by Curtis White
An inspiring case for practicing civil disobedience as a way of life, and a clear vision for a better world—full of play, caring, and human connection.
ANTIFA: The Anti-Facist Handbook
by Mark Bray
Based on interviews with anti-fascists from around the world, Antifa details the history of the movement and the philosophy behind it, offering insight into the growing but little-understood resistance fighting back against fascism in all its guises.
The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld
by Jamie Bartlett
Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network. An unprecedented, eye-opening look at a world that doesn’t want to be known.
by Frederic Lenoir
An exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it?
Every Man Dies Alone
by Hans Fallada