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Spy
The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America
Written by David Wise


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-75894-2 (0-375-75894-1)

Spy tells, for the first time, the full, authoritative story of how FBI agent Robert Hanssen, code name grayday, spied for Russia for twenty-two years in what has been called the “worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history”–and how he was finally caught in an incredible gambit by U.S. intelligence.

David Wise, the... Read more >
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Hitler and the Holocaust

Written by Robert S. Wistrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-6863-7 (0-8129-6863-8)

Hitler and the Holocaust is the product of a lifetime’s work by one of the world’s foremost authorities on the history of anti-Semitism and modern Jewry.

Robert S. Wistrich begins by reckoning with Europe’s long history of violence against the Jews, and how that tradition manifested itself in Germany and Austria... Read more >
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Call Sign Rustic
The Secret Air War over Cambodia, 1970-1973
Written by Richard Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-58834-284-3 (1-58834-284-0)

President Richard Nixon could not keep American ground troops in Cambodia beyond June 1970 without authorization from Congress, which was not forthcoming. Not wanting to desert the anti-communist Lon Nol regime, he ordered top-secret, round-the-clock air support over Cambodia, and the Rustics were born.

Author Richard Wood flew as one of the... Read more >
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China's Great Leap
The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights
Edited by Minky Worden
Photographed by Ladir Van Lohuizen
Introduction by Nicholas Kristof


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-843-2 (1-58322-843-8)

With contributions from some of the most well respected and experienced Chinese writers, journalists, and organizers, China’s Great Leap examines the People’s Republic of China as its government and 1.3 billion people prepare for the 2008 Olympic Games.

When Beijing first sought the Games, China was still recovering from the upheavals... Read more >
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The Unfinished Revolution
Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights
Edited by Minky Worden
Introduction by Christiane Amanpour


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-387-2 (1-60980-387-6)

Ending abuses of women and girls could change the game for human rights worldwide. This book sets out how and why we should make women’s lives matter.

Writers from around the world tackle some of the toughest questions about improving the lives of women, and explain why we need fresh approaches in... Read more >
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Embracing the Infidel
Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West
Written by Behzad Yaghmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: October 31, 2006
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38294-5 (0-553-38294-2)

“Like Günter Walraff and other practitioners of the dying craft of investigative journalism, Yaghmaian has given a voice to people whose tales have not been told before. In doing so, he has written one of the essential documents of our times and shown once again what journalism can do when it... Read more >
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My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes
Uncensored Iranian Voices
Edited by Lila Azam Zanganeh


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 1, 2006
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0463-0 (0-8070-0463-4)

My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes aims to corrode fixed ideas and turns cultural and political clichés on their heads . . . Iranians themselves live in a complex and schizophrenic reality, at a surreal crossroads between political Islam and satellite television, massive national oil revenues, and... Read more >
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The Hidden History of 9/11

Edited by Paul Zarembka


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-825-8 (1-58322-825-X)

How much insider trading occurred in the days leading up to 9-11? How compromised is the evidence against alleged hijackers? Why were there no military interceptions? To what extent does the testimony of more than five hundred firefighters differ from official reports of what happened at the World Trade Center buildings... Read more >
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Howard Zinn on War

Written by Howard Zinn
Introduction by Marilyn B. Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-133-5 (1-60980-133-4)

This second edition of Howard Zinn on War is a collection of twenty-six short writings chosen by the author to represent his thinking on a subject that concerned and fascinated him throughout his career. He reflects on the wars against Iraq, the war in Kosovo, the Vietnam War, World War II... Read more >
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La Otra Historia de los Estados Unidos

Written by Howard Zinn
Translated by Toni Strubel


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-351-3 (1-60980-351-5)

Howard Zinn’s books have inspired students and activists of all ages, affirming the power of ordinary people to influence the course of history. In La Otra Historia of Los Estados Unidos, the definitive Spanish-language edition of Zinn’s classic A People’s History of the United States, Zinn takes on the standard narrative... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Terrorism and War

Written by Howard Zinn
Edited by Anthony Arnove


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: March 5, 2002
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-493-9 (1-58322-493-9)

Truth–as Zinn shows us in the interviews that make up Terrorism and War–has indeed been the first casualty of war, starting from the beginnings of American empire in the Spanish-American War. But war has many other casualties, he argues, including civil liberties on the home front and human rights abroad. In... Read more >
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Welcome to the Desert of the Real
Five Essays on September 11 and Related Dates
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-019-3 (1-78168-019-1)

Liberals and conservatives proclaim the end of the American holiday from history. Now the easy games are over; one should take sides. Žižek argues this is precisely the temptation to be resisted. In such moments of apparently clear choices, the real alternatives are most hidden. Welcome to the Desert of the... Read more >
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