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Crash Course
Crash Course
Written by Paul Ingrassia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980752
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Crash Course
The American Automobile Industry's Road to Bankruptcy and Bailout-and Beyond
Written by Paul Ingrassia


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $17.00

With an updated Afterword by the author

This is the epic saga of the American automobile industry’s rise and demise, a compelling story of hubris, missed opportunities, and self-inflicted wounds that culminates with the president of the United States ushering two of Detroit’s Big Three car companies—once proud symbols of prosperity—through bankruptcy... Read more >
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Words & Money
Words & Money
Written by Andre Schiffrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676804
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Words & Money

Written by Andre Schiffrin


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2010
Price: $23.95

Ten years after the publication of The Business of Books, his groundbreaking critique of conglomeration in the book industry, André Schiffrin turns his attention to the broader crisis in the media. Just as corporatization and the lowest-common-denominator pursuit of the bottom line have had a parlous effect on publishing, media consolidation... Read more >
Bud Inc.
Bud Inc.
Written by Ian Mulgrew
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ISBN: 9780307366580
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Bud Inc.

Written by Ian Mulgrew


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 29, 2010
Price: $14.99

According to Forbes magazine,* marijuana is “Canada’s most valuable agricultural product — bigger than wheat, cattle or timber.” Bud Inc. gives us an inside look at this thriving homegrown industry.

Although the cultivation and selling of marijuana remains illegal in Canada, it is already big business, especially in British Columbia. Law enforcement... Read more >
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Stupid to the Last Drop
Stupid to the Last Drop
Written by William Marsden
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ISBN: 9780307370310
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Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care)
Written by William Marsden


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2010
Price: $12.99

A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada’s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future.

In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta... Read more >
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Carbon Shift
Carbon Shift
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307357199
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Carbon Shift
How Peak Oil and the Climate Crisis Will Change Canada (and Our Lives)
Written by Thomas Homer-Dixon


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $18.50

"We are now so abusing the Earth that it may rise and move back to the hot state it was in fifty-five million years ago, and if it does, most of us, and our descendants, will die."
-James Lovelock, leading climate expert and author of The Revenge of Gaia

"I don't... Read more >
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The Hollywood Economist
The Hollywood Economist
Written by Edward Jay Epstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633848
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The Hollywood Economist
The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies
Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $16.95

In a Freakonomics meets Hollywood saga, veteran investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein goes undercover to explore Hollywood’s “invisible money machine,” probing the dazzlingly complicated finances behind the hits and the flops, while he answers the surprisingly puzzling question: How do the studios make their money?

Along the way we also learn much... Read more >
The Selling of the American Economy
The Selling of the American Economy
Written by Micheline Maynard
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ISBN: 9780307589439
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The Selling of the American Economy
How Foreign Companies Are Remaking the American Dream
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $14.99

Today, many Americans regard globalization as a significant threat to our work force, and to our very way of life. As unemployment soars, the American automotive and manufacturing industries crumble, countless jobs continue to ship overseas, and the retail sector faces the worst slump in decades, cries of “Buy American” have... Read more >
The Food Wars
The Food Wars
Written by Walden Bello
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ISBN: 9781844673315
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The Food Wars

Written by Walden Bello


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2009
Price: $16.95

Violent protests across the global South, in response to rocketing food prices from 2006 to 2008, highlighted an intrinsic flaw in the modern system of world trade—one that poses a serious threat to regional and international stability. In The Food Wars, Walden Bello traces the evolution of this crisis, examining its... Read more >
Slaughterhouse
The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, And Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry
Written by Gail A. Eisnitz


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation — have had on workers, animals, and consumers. It is also the first time ever that workers have... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Written by Laton McCartney
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ISBN: 9780812973372
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this amazing and at times ribald story, Laton McCartney tells how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his “oil cabinet” made it possible for cronies to secure vast fuel reserves that had been set aside for use by... Read more >
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Stupid to the Last Drop
Stupid to the Last Drop
Written by William Marsden
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ISBN: 9780676979145
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Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta Is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (And Doesn't Seem to Care)
Written by William Marsden


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.95

A bestselling investigative journalist takes a tour of the Alberta oil and gas industry, revealing how Canada’s richest province is squandering our chance for a sustainable future.

In its desperate search for oil and gas riches, Alberta is destroying itself. As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
The Teapot Dome Scandal
Written by Laton McCartney
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ISBN: 9781588367662
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

Mix hundreds of millions of dollars in petroleum reserves; rapacious oil barons and crooked politicians; under-the-table payoffs; murder, suicide, and blackmail; White House cronyism; and the excesses of the Jazz Age. The result: the granddaddy of all American political scandals, Teapot Dome.

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells... Read more >
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Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430717
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375506147
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $30.00

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366467
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $17.99

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked...

Read more >
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Stakeholder Theory
Stakeholder Theory
Edited by Abe J. Zakhem, Daniel E. Palmer and Mary Lyn Stoll, Foreword by Norman E. Bowie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025269
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Stakeholder Theory
Essential Readings in Ethical Leadership and Management
Edited by Abe J. Zakhem, Daniel E. Palmer and Mary Lyn Stoll
Foreword by Norman E. Bowie


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $31.99

Stakeholder theory is presently the dominant framework for analyzing ethical issues within the field of business ethics. The theory goes beyond the conventional idea that stockholders are the main group to whom corporate managers owe responsibility by arguing that all groups having a stake in a firm—suppliers, customers, employees, the local... Read more >
Brilliant!
Brilliant!
Written by Bob Johnstone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024620
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Brilliant!
Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $28.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
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Dreaming in Code
Dreaming in Code
Written by Scott Rosenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307381446
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Dreaming in Code
Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
Written by Scott Rosenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 16, 2007
Price: $13.99

Their story takes us through a maze of dead ends and exhilarating breakthroughs as they and their colleagues wrestle not only with the abstraction of code but with the unpredictability of human behavior,
especially their own. Along the way, we encounter black holes, turtles, snakes, dragons, axe-sharpening, and yak-shaving—and take a... Read more >
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The Kingdom and the Power
The Kingdom and the Power
Written by Gay Talese
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812977684
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The Kingdom and the Power
Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World
Written by Gay Talese


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as... Read more >
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The Perilous Trade
The Perilous Trade
Written by Roy Macskimming
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771054945
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The Perilous Trade
Book Publishing in Canada, 1946-2006
Written by Roy Macskimming


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $21.95

A book that will fascinate and inform readers who love Canadian writing

Publishing Canadian books has always been an experiment. Like the great experiments of building a transcontinental railway and a national broadcasting system, it constitutes one of the nation’s defining acts. Publishing, after all, is a people’s way of telling its... Read more >
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Slaughterhouse
Slaughterhouse
Written by Gail A. Eisnitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024507
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Slaughterhouse
The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, And Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry
Written by Gail A. Eisnitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2006
Price: $19.99

Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation — have had on workers, animals, and consumers. It is also the first time ever that workers have... Read more >
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Every Highway
Every Highway
Written by Dave Feschuk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771047503
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Every Highway
Riding Shotgun in the Big Rigs
Written by Dave Feschuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $24.99

Since the North American Free Trade Agreement was signed, there has been an explosion in the number of trucks on North American roads, carting goods from one end of the continent to the other. And just-in-time inventory management means that goods are now kept in trucks on the move, not in... Read more >
Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975086
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
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The Truth About the Drug Companies
The Truth About the Drug Companies
Written by Marcia Angell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760945
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The Truth About the Drug Companies
How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It
Written by Marcia Angell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $15.95

During her two decades at The New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Marcia Angell had a front-row seat on the appalling spectacle of the pharmaceutical industry. She watched drug companies stray from their original mission of discovering and manufacturing useful drugs and instead become vast marketing machines with unprecedented control over... Read more >
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