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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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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719232
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

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 >
Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy, Foreword by Jon Meacham
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604198
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Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy
Foreword by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as Then They Came for Me

When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he... Read more >
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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
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ISBN: 9780679645467
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385346627
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $21.99

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the... Read more >
The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9780812978155
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $18.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
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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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Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
Written by Gary Webb, Foreword by Maxine Waters
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ISBN: 9781609806217
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Dark Alliance: Movie Tie-In Edition
The CIA, the Contras, and the Cocaine Explosion
Written by Gary Webb
Foreword by Maxine Waters


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $22.95

Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, "Kill the Messenger," to be be released in Fall 2014

In August 1996, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb stunned the world with a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News reporting the results of his year-long investigation into the... Read more >
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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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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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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