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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

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 goes down. The... Read more >
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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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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068746
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

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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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: eBook
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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A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780385349925
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.99

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385528238
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $27.95

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
Thirteen Days in September
Thirteen Days in September
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352031
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Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

With his hallmark insight into the forces at play...

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The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
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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: $16.00

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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The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139212
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The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
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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