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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, Read by Dan Woren
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ISBN: 9780307987464
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.00

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... 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 War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Read by Richard Burnip
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ISBN: 9780804127417
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Read by Richard Burnip


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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The Weed Agency
The Weed Agency
Written by Jim Geraghty
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ISBN: 9780770436537
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The Weed Agency
A Comic Tale of Federal Bureaucracy Without Limits
Written by Jim Geraghty


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

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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China's Second Continent
China's Second Continent
Written by Howard W. French
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ISBN: 9780385351683
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China's Second Continent
How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
Written by Howard W. French


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $14.99

An exciting, hugely revealing account of China’s burgeoning presence in Africa—a developing empire already shaping, and reshaping, the future of millions of people.
           
A prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa, Howard French is uniquely positioned to tell... Read more >
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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
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ISBN: 9780385350891
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, “whistle-blower extraordinaire” (The Wall Street Journal), author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System (“Important and riveting”—Library Journal), The Language Police (“Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . ...

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Why We Can't Wait
Why We Can't Wait
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001127
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Why We Can't Wait

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $14.00

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963
 
Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can’t Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial...

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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532921
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $28.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book

A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century...

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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068555
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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A Race for the Future
A Race for the Future
Written by Mike Gonzalez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137652
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A Race for the Future
How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
Written by Mike Gonzalez


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.
 
Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better... Read more >
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