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The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455772
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral...

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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719225
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $17.00

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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Anonymous Soldiers
Anonymous Soldiers
Written by Bruce Hoffman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594716
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Anonymous Soldiers
The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947
Written by Bruce Hoffman


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $35.00

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel

Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule...

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The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400030842
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The Looming Tower
Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $16.95

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
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ISBN: 9780385532938
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
New York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis Dispatch

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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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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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307456724
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

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 Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983630
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $17.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime... Read more >
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Countdown to Zero Day
Countdown to Zero Day
Written by Kim Zetter
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ISBN: 9780770436186
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Countdown to Zero Day
Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
Written by Kim Zetter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
 
In January 2010, inspectors with... Read more >
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.
 
His...

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