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Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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Gnarr
Gnarr
Written by Jon Gnarr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612194134
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Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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Strange Glory
Strange Glory
Written by Charles Marsh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269812
Our Price: $35.00
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $35.00

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
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Strange Glory
Strange Glory
Written by Charles Marsh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351690
Our Price: $17.99
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $17.99

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Prison Baby
Prison Baby
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807098103
Our Price: $14.00
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
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Prison Baby
A Memoir
Written by Deborah Jiang Stein


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.00

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman’s struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance
 
Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein’s self-published memoir, Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus. Even at twelve years old, Deborah, the adopted daughter of a progressive Jewish couple in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436919
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436926
Our Price: $10.99
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $10.99

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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