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Development as Freedom
Development as Freedom
Written by Amartya Sen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385720274
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Development as Freedom

Written by Amartya Sen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2000
Price: $17.00

By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics,  an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century.

Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire... Read more >
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Are Prisons Obsolete?
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Written by Angela Y. Davis
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ISBN: 9781583225813
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Are Prisons Obsolete?

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2003
Price: $11.95

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378194
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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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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The Nine
The Nine
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
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ISBN: 9781400096794
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The Nine
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $16.00

In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at... Read more >
The Weed Agency
The Weed Agency
Written by Jim Geraghty
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ISBN: 9780770436520
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The Weed Agency
A Comic Tale of Federal Bureaucracy Without Limits
Written by Jim Geraghty


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $13.00

The spellbinding mock history of the Department of Agriculture's most secretive and vital agency

The little-known USDA Agency of Invasive Species -- founded by President and humble peanut farmer Jimmy Carter -- would like to reassure you that they rank among the most effective and cost-efficient offices within the sprawling federal bureaucracy. ... Read more >
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Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
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ISBN: 9780385536929
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Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon...

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The Nine
The Nine
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
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ISBN: 9780307472892
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The Nine
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at... Read more >
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194518
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Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $28.00

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
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