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Three Cups of Deceit
Three Cups of Deceit
Written by Jon Krakauer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948762
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Three Cups of Deceit
How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $9.95

 
Greg Mortenson, the bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea, is a man who has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. But, as Jon Krakauer demonstrates in this extensively researched and penetrating book, he is not all... Read more >
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The Audacity of Hope
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307237705
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The Audacity of Hope
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $14.95

In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always... Read more >
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804165006
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Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.50

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 >
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China in Ten Words
China in Ten Words
Written by Yu Hua, Translated by Allan H. Barr
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ISBN: 9780307739797
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China in Ten Words

Written by Yu Hua
Translated by Allan H. Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades.
 
Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular, China in Ten Words uses personal stories and astute analysis to reveal as never before the world’s most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation...

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Deer Hunting with Jesus
Deer Hunting with Jesus
Written by Joe Bageant
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ISBN: 9780307449573
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Deer Hunting with Jesus
Dispatches from America's Class War
Written by Joe Bageant


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $11.99

After thirty years spent scratching together a middle-class life out of a “dirt-poor” childhood, Joe Bageant moved back to his hometown of Winchester, Virginia, where he realized that his family and neighbors were the very people who carried George W. Bush to victory. That was ironic, because Winchester, like countless American... Read more >
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Development as Freedom
Development as Freedom
Written by Amartya Sen
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ISBN: 9780307874290
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Development as Freedom

Written by Amartya Sen


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics,  an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century.

Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire... Read more >
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The Shadow Factory
The Shadow Factory
Written by James Bamford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279392
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The Shadow Factory
The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America
Written by James Bamford


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $17.00

James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation of the NSA since 9/11, as the agency increasingly turns its high-tech ears on the American public.

The Shadow Factory reconstructs how the NSA missed... Read more >
Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

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 Open-Source Everything Manifesto
Transparency, Truth, and Trust
Written by Robert David Steele
Foreword by Howard Bloom


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $10.95

What the world lacks right now—especially the United States, where every form of organization from government to banks to labor unions has betrayed the public trust—is integrity. Also lacking is public intelligence in the sense of decision-support: knowing what one needs to know in order to make honest decisions for the... Read more >
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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719218
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $30.00

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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