Prometheus Books

Which Murders Matter in Mainstream Media? A News Anchor Reveals the Chilling Formula

The following is an excerpt from the new book Murder in the News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime by Robert H. Jordan Jr. (Prometheus Books, November 2017), available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound:

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How Ross Ulbricht Built an Online Drug Superstore With Bitcoins and Magic Mushrooms

The following is an excerpt from the new book Virtual Billions by Eric Geissinger (Prometheus Books, 2016): 

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What Drives Mass Hysteria, Human Stampedes and Fads?

The following is an excerpt from the new book A Colorful History of Popular Delusions (Prometheus Books, 2015) by Robert E. Bartholomew and Peter Hassall.

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Inside the Civil War in Syria: 'Even First Graders Were Politically Motivated'

The following is an excerpt from Reese Erlich's new book, Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect (Prometheus Books, 2014).  Reprinted here with permission.

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News Flash to Christian Right: Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You the Right to Control Other People

The following is an excerpt from Robert Boston's new book, Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn’t Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014). Copyright © 2014 by Rob­ert Boston. All rights reserved. Used with permission of the publisher; www.­prometheus­

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Why Racist People Tend to Be Conservative

The following are excerpts from the new book Our Political Nature; The Evolutionary Origins of What Divides Us, by Avi Tuschman (Prometheus Books, 2013): 

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"The Efficiency Trap" - How Promoting Efficiency Means Sustaining a Broken System

The following are excerpts from Steve Hallett's new book, "The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future," (Prometheus Books, 2013).

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