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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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The Next 100 Years
The Next 100 Years
Written by George Friedman
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ISBN: 9780767923057
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The Next 100 Years
A Forecast for the 21st Century
Written by George Friedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $16.95

A fascinating, eye-opening and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the U.S. and the world from one of our most incisive futurists.
 
In his thought-provoking new book, George Friedman, founder of STRATFOR—the preeminent private intelligence and forecasting firm—focuses on what he knows best, the future. Positing that civilization is at... Read more >
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China's Second Continent
China's Second Continent
Written by Howard W. French
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956989
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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: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $27.95

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 Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780375756788
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2001
Price: $18.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks... Read more >
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: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s... Read more >
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 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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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
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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 >
The Thirteen American Arguments
The Thirteen American Arguments
Written by Howard Fineman
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ISBN: 9780812976359
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The Thirteen American Arguments
Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country
Written by Howard Fineman


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00



Howard Fineman, one of our most trusted political journalists, shows that every debate, from our nation’s founding to the present day, is rooted in one of thirteen arguments that–thankfully–defy resolution. It is the very process of never-ending argument, Fineman explains, that defines us, inspires us, and keeps us free. At a... Read more >
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