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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders, Read by George Saunders
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ISBN: 9780804193009
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders
Read by George Saunders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
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Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
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ISBN: 9780812996289
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996272
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

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Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645399
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980387
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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Raising Global IQ
Raising Global IQ
Written by Carl Hobert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807032886
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Raising Global IQ
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Written by Carl Hobert


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A groundbreaking roadmap for improving global literacy and conflict-resolution skills in middle and high schools across the United States
 
In Raising Global IQ, Carl Hobert calls on K–12 teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike to transform the educational system by giving students the tools they need to become responsible citizens in a shrinking, increasingly... Read more >
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Raising Global IQ
Preparing Our Students for a Shrinking Planet
Written by Carl Hobert


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

A groundbreaking roadmap for improving global literacy and conflict-resolution skills in middle and high schools across the United States
 
In Raising Global IQ, Carl Hobert calls on K–12 teachers, administrators, parents, and students alike to transform the educational system by giving students the tools they need to become responsible citizens in a shrinking, increasingly... Read more >
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Aristocracy of Everyone
Aristocracy of Everyone
Written by Benjamin Barber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827289
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Aristocracy of Everyone

Written by Benjamin Barber


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, controversial, and profoundly original book, Benjamin R. Barber fundamentally alters the terms of the current debate over the value of opportunity in American education, politics, and culture.
Barber argues that the fashionable rallying cries of cultural literacy and political correctness completely miss the point of what is wrong with... Read more >
Growing Up Absurd
Growing Up Absurd
Written by Paul Goodman, Afterword by Susan Sontag, Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175811
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Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770436667
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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The End of Ignorance
The End of Ignorance
Written by John Mighton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307373441
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The End of Ignorance
Multiplying Our Human Potential
Written by John Mighton


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

A revolutionary call for a new understanding of how people learn.

The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind – a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject. John Mighton argues that by recognizing the... Read more >
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A Short Course in Intellectual Self Defense

Written by Normand Baillargeon
Illustrated by Charb
Translated by Andrea Schmidt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

What is the relationship between democracy and critical thinking? What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? In A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through the spin and jargon of everyday politics and... Read more >
The End of Ignorance
The End of Ignorance
Written by John Mighton
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ISBN: 9780676979640
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The End of Ignorance
Multiplying Our Human Potential
Written by John Mighton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

A revolutionary call for a new understanding of how people learn.

The End of Ignorance conceives of a world in which no child is left behind – a world based on the assumption that each child has the potential to be successful in every subject. John Mighton argues that by recognizing the... Read more >
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A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense
Written by Normand Baillargeon, Illustrated by Charb, Translated by Andrea Schmidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227657
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A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense

Written by Normand Baillargeon
Illustrated by Charb
Translated by Andrea Schmidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $17.95

What is the relationship between democracy and critical thinking? What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? In A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through the spin and jargon of everyday politics and... Read more >
The Roads to Modernity
The Roads to Modernity
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429254
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The Roads to Modernity
The British, French, and American Enlightenments
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In an elegant, eminently readable work, one of our most distinguished intellectual historians gives us a brilliant revisionist history. The Roads to Modernity reclaims the Enlightenment–an extraordinary time bursting with new ideas about human nature, politics, society, and religion--from historians who have downgraded its importance and from scholars who have given... Read more >
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Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587612763
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
Teaching Toward Freedom
Teaching Toward Freedom
Written by William Ayers
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ISBN: 9780807032695
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Teaching Toward Freedom
Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom
Written by William Ayers


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2005
Price: $18.00

For William Ayers, noted educator and activist, "the allure of teaching, that ineffable magic drawing me back to the classroom again and again, issues from an ideal that lies directly at its heart: Teaching, at its best, is an enterprise that helps human beings reach the full measure of their humanity."

In... Read more >
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The Roads to Modernity
The Roads to Modernity
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077229
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The Roads to Modernity
The British, French, and American Enlightenments
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $16.00

In an elegant, eminently readable work, one of our most distinguished intellectual historians gives us a brilliant revisionist history. The Roads to Modernity reclaims the Enlightenment–an extraordinary time bursting with new ideas about human nature, politics, society, and religion--from historians who have downgraded its importance and from scholars who have given... Read more >
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