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Do It Anyway
Do It Anyway
Written by Courtney E. Martin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000472
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Do It Anyway
The New Generation of Activists
Written by Courtney E. Martin


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.00

If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin’s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a meaningful life? Can one person even begin to make a...

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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 >
Paris 1919
Paris 1919
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Foreword by Richard Holbrooke
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ISBN: 9780307432964
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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize

Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Between January and July 1919, after “the war to end all wars,” men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center stage, for the first time in history, was... Read more >
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The Prince
The Prince
Written by Niccolo Machiavelli
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ISBN: 9780679410447
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The Prince

Written by Niccolo Machiavelli


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: June 30, 1992
Price: $18.00

 

That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince–the world’s preeminent how-to manual on the art of getting and keeping power, and one of the literary landmarks of the Italian Renaissance. Written in a vigorous, straightforward style that reflects its author’s realism...

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Down the Up Escalator
Down the Up Escalator
Written by Barbara Garson
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ISBN: 9780307475985
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Down the Up Escalator
How the 99 Percent Live
Written by Barbara Garson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
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One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic challenges at almost all Americans save the super-affluent few, and we are only now beginning to reckon up the human...

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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962959
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
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ISBN: 9780812982145
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Harry Chase
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ISBN: 9780307878199
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Harry Chase


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $19.99

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 >
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

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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 Communist Manifesto
The Communist Manifesto
Written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Introduction by Vladimir Pozner
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ISBN: 9780553900637
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The Communist Manifesto

Written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Introduction by Vladimir Pozner


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 31, 2004
Price: $1.99

"A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of Communism." So begins one of history's most important documents, a work of such magnitude that it has forever changed not only the scope of world politics, but indeed the course of human civilization. The Communist Manifesto was written in Friedrich Engels's clear... Read more >
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