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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball
Written by John Feinstein

Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53593-9 (0-385-53593-7)

John Feinstein is one of the most influential sportswriters of the last three decades. In his masterful new book, Where Nobody Knows Your Name, Feinstein delivers a fascinating account of the mysterious proving ground of America’s national pastime, pulling back the veil on the minor leagues of baseball.

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Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber

Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Melville House
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.00
ISBN: 978-1-61219-419-6 (1-61219-419-2)

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-52823-8 (0-385-52823-X)

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last... Read more >

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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick

Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-96118-1 (0-307-96118-4)

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo

Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf Canada
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $32.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-39987-8 (0-307-39987-7)

In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario, is an institution now notorious for the range of punishments that staff and teachers inflicted on students. Even as Metatawabin built the trappings of a successful... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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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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Just Mercy
A Story of Justice and Redemption
Written by Bryan Stevenson

Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $28.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-9452-0 (0-8129-9452-3)

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.
Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to... Read more >
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