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Balancing on the Mechitza
Transgender in Jewish Community
Edited by Noach Dzmura


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $16.95

***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction

While the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality, transgender and gender-variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of voices. Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the feminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world, Jews who... Read more >
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Collecting Native America, 1870-1960

Written by Shepard Krech III


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $39.95

Between the 1870s and 1950s collectors vigorously pursued the artifacts of Native American groups. Setting out to preserve what they thought was a vanishing culture, they amassed ethnographic and archaeological collections amounting to well over one million objects and founded museums throughout North America that were meant to educate the public... Read more >
Living In, Living Out
African American Domestics in Washington, D.C., 1910-1940
Written by Elizabeth Clark-Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $29.95

This oral history portrays the lives of African American women who migrated from the rural South to work as domestic servants in Washington, DC in the early decades of the twentieth century. In Living In, Living Out Elizabeth Clark-Lewis narrates the personal experiences of eighty-one women who worked for wealthy white... Read more >
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American Hunger
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series
Written by Eli Saslow


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

An eBook short.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting


In this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow traveled across the country over the course of a year—from Florida and Texas to Rhode Island and Tennessee—to examine the personal and political implications and repercussions of America's growing food stamp program.
 
Saslow... Read more >
Amsterdam

(Available August 12, 2014)
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
From Fatwa to Jihad

(Available August 12, 2014)
From Fatwa to Jihad
Written by Kenan Malik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194059
Our Price: $22.00
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From Fatwa to Jihad
The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath
Written by Kenan Malik


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.00

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
A Finalist for the George Orwell Book Prize

“It would be absurd to think that a book can cause riots,” Salman Rushdie asserted just months before the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses. But that’s exactly what happened. In England, protests started just months after... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.50

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
In a Rocket Made of Ice

(Available August 12, 2014)
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353472
Our Price: $25.95
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946690
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Outlaws of the Atlantic

(Available August 12, 2014)
Outlaws of the Atlantic
Written by Marcus Rediker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033098
Our Price: $26.95
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Slaughter

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Slaughter
Written by Ethan Gutmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149406
Our Price: $25.95
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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Women's Oppression Today

(Available August 12, 2014)
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Introduction by Kathi Weeks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680131
Our Price: $24.95
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
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The Bourgeois

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Bourgeois
Written by Franco Moretti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683040
Our Price: $19.95
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The Bourgeois
Between History and Literature
Written by Franco Moretti


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

“The bourgeois ... Not so long ago, this notion seemed indispensable to social analysis; these days, one might go years without hearing it mentioned. Capitalism is more powerful than ever, but its human embodiment seems to have vanished. ‘I am a member of the bourgeois class, feel myself to be such... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition

(Available August 5, 2014)
Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804139359
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Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.00

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth

Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America than youth violence. Kids, some as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill, Revised and Updated Edition
A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence
Written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria Degaetano


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

Completely revised and updated, a much-needed call to action for every parent, teacher, and citizen to help our children and stop the wave of killing and violence gripping America's youth

Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Columbine. Thereis no bigger or more important issue in America than youth violence. Kids, some as... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity... Read more >
How We Lead
How We Lead
Written by Joe Clark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307359087
Our Price: $21.00
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How We Lead
Canada in a Century of Change
Written by Joe Clark


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $21.00

A passionate argument for Canada's reassertion of its place on the world stage, from a former prime minister and one of Canada's most respected political figures.
     In the world that is taking shape, Canada's unique success as a diverse society and its reputation as a sympathetic and respected international partner are... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Introduction by Kathi Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680148
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
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Love Undetectable
Love Undetectable
Written by Andrew Sullivan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152266
Our Price: $11.99
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Love Undetectable
Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival
Written by Andrew Sullivan


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2014
Price: $11.99

"I intend to be among the first generation that survives this disease." That was former New Republic editor Andrew Sullivan's first public statement about his HIV diagnosis. Speaking to heterosexual and homosexual audiences alike, this book is about the first steps in that journey of survival.

If Sullivan's acclaimed first book, Virtually... Read more >
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Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory

Written by Lucien M. Turner
Introduction by Stephen Loring


Format: eBook, 189 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $49.95

Lucien Turner arrived at the present-day community of Kuujjuaq on the northern Quebec-Labrador peninsula in 1882. As with his earlier long-term appointments in Alaska, he primarily conducted meteorological, atmospheric, and tidal observations for the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. But he also developed a meaningful rapport with the Innu and Inuit, spending... Read more >
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Written by Rachel Bertsche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345543226
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.
 
What woman hasn’t seen pictures of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wished she... Read more >
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