Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Pantheon On Sale: March 4, 2014 Price: $29.95 ISBN: 978-0-375-42490-8 (0-375-42490-3)
This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau On Sale: January 14, 2014 Price: $18.00 ISBN: 978-0-8129-8489-7 (0-8129-8489-7)
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the "achievement gap": a divide that shows up not only in test scores, but in their social and emotional development, their physical well-being, and their outlook on life. As children, they score as high on...
Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
Publisher: Random House On Sale: January 28, 2014 Price: $32.00 ISBN: 978-0-8129-9346-2 (0-8129-9346-2)
From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the compelling story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini’s spies inside the highest levels of the Church, will...Read more >
Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: December 3, 2013 Price: $15.95 ISBN: 978-0-307-74243-8 (0-307-74243-1)
In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau On Sale: September 10, 2013 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 978-0-385-52982-2 (0-385-52982-1)
“Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor.”—The New York Times Book Review
Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who taught...
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