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Taking Liberties
Why Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do
Written by Robert Boston


Format: Trade Paperback, 198 pages
Publisher: Prometheus Books
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-61614-911-6 (1-61614-911-6)

Increasingly, conservative religious groups are using religious liberty as a sword to lash out at others. In this forcefully argued defense of the separation of church and state, Robert Boston makes it clear that the religious freedom guaranteed in the First Amendment is an individual right, the right of personal conscience... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95646-0 (0-307-95646-6)

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Taking the Stand
My Life in the Law
Written by Alan Dershowitz


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-71927-0 (0-307-71927-8)

In Taking the Stand, Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the author of such acclaimed bestsellers as Chutzpah, The Best Defense, and Reversal of Fortune, reveals the evolution of his own thinking on such fundamental issues as censorship and the First Amendment, Civil Rights, Abortion... Read more >

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Act of Congress
How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't
Written by Robert G. Kaiser


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74451-7 (0-307-74451-5)

A Washington Post Notable Book

An eye-opening account of how Congress today really works—and how it doesn’t—that follows the dramatic journey of the sweeping financial reform bill enacted in response to the Great Crash of 2008. Act of Congress focuses on two of the major players behind the legislation: colorful, wisecracking congressman... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.


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October 7, 2014
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty L. Medsger


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-8041-7366-7 (0-8041-7366-4)

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >

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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-47561-9 (0-307-47561-1)

A New Scientist Best Book of 2013

Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition to criminal behavior?

For more than three decades... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The New Digital Age
Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94705-5 (0-307-94705-X)

In the next decade, five billion new people will come online, posing for our world a host of new opportunities—and dangers. Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen traveled to thirty-five countries, including some of the world’s most volatile regions and met with political leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists to learn firsthand about... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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My Beloved World

Written by Sonia Sotomayor


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-80483-9 (0-345-80483-X)

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an... Read more >


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January 6, 2015
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The Critical Legal Studies Movement
Another Time, A Greater Task
Written by Roberto Mangabeira Unger


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-339-2 (1-78168-339-5)

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