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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369338
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $13.99

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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Engineers of Victory
Engineers of Victory
Written by Paul Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780812979398
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Engineers of Victory
The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War
Written by Paul Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

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Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today’s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won. Engineers of Victory is a fascinating nuts-and-bolts account of the strategic factors that led to Allied... Read more >
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Absolute Recoil
Absolute Recoil
Written by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686829
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Absolute Recoil
Towards A New Foundation Of Dialectical Materialism
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Hardcover, 444 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

Philosophical materialism in all its forms – from scientific naturalism to Deleuzian New Materialism – has failed to meet the key theoretical and political challenges of the modern world. This is the burden of philosopher Slavoj Žižek’s argument in this pathbreaking and eclectic new work. Recent history has seen developments such... Read more >
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The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
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ISBN: 9780307907035
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
 
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780307273154
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Half the Sky

Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa... Read more >
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Griftopia
Griftopia
Written by Matt Taibbi
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ISBN: 9780385529969
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Griftopia
A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History
Written by Matt Taibbi


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $16.00

A brilliantly illuminating and darkly comic tale of the ongoing financial and political crisis in America
 
The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The grifter class—made up of the largest players in the financial industry and the politicians who do their bidding—has been growing in power, and the...

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Seven Bad Ideas
Seven Bad Ideas
Written by Jeff Madrick
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ISBN: 9780307961181
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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like... Read more >
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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361295
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
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ISBN: 9780375756474
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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The Snowden Files
The Snowden Files
Written by Luke Harding
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ISBN: 9780804173520
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The Snowden Files
The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man
Written by Luke Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2014
Price: $14.95

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”
 
What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the...

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