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Are Prisons Obsolete?
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
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ISBN: 9780679603474
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Through the Perilous Fight
Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $12.99

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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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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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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The Longer I'm Prime Minister
The Longer I'm Prime Minister
Written by Paul Wells
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361325
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The Longer I'm Prime Minister
Stephen Harper and Canada, 2006-
Written by Paul Wells


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $32.00

The definitive portrait of Stephen Harper in power by this country’s most trenchant, influential and surprising political commentator.
 
Oh, he won, but he won’t last. Oh, he may win again but he won’t get a majority. Oh, his trick bag is emptying fast, the ads are backfiring, the people are onto him...

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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780679457114
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“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 the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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The Victory Lab
The Victory Lab
Written by Sasha Issenberg
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ISBN: 9780307954800
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The Victory Lab
The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns
Written by Sasha Issenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.00

NOW WITH A NEW AFTERWORD EXAMINING THE RESULTS OF THE 2012 ELECTION

Renegade thinkers are crashing the gates of venerable American institutions, replacing the so-called wise men with a radical new data-driven order. We’ve seen it in sports, and now Sasha Issenberg tells the hidden story of the analytical revolution upending the way political... 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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