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Flashpoints

(Available January 27, 2015)
Flashpoints
Written by George Friedman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536332
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Flashpoints
The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Written by George Friedman


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $28.95

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines “flashpoints,” unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again.

“There is a temptation... Read more >
Flashpoints
The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Written by George Friedman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $14.99

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines “flashpoints,” unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again.

“There is a temptation... Read more >
Flashpoints

(Available January 27, 2015)
Flashpoints
Written by George Friedman, Read by Bruce Turk and George Friedman
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399097
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Flashpoints
The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Written by George Friedman
Read by Bruce Turk and George Friedman


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $40.00

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines “flashpoints,” unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again.

“There is a temptation... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Flashpoints
The Emerging Crisis in Europe
Written by George Friedman
Read by Bruce Turk and George Friedman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $22.50

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines “flashpoints,” unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again.

“There is a temptation... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Going Free
American POWs in WWII Philippines
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 20 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

From Hampton Sides’s Ghost Soldiers, a gripping narrative of World War II POWs on the brink of freedom.
 
The men of Cabanatuan had been held by the Japanese since the Bataan Death March, in increasingly dire circumstances. With the war turning in the Americans’ favor, the POWs worried that... Read more >
Cuentos Chinos

(Available January 13, 2015)
Cuentos Chinos
Written by Andres Oppenheimer
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789707800816
Our Price: $10.50
 Quantity: 1 
Cuentos Chinos

Written by Andres Oppenheimer


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $10.50

¿Por qué América Latina no avanza y los llamados países emergentes lo hacen a toda velocidad? Este libro busca las claves.

¿Quién presenta un panorama realista de los próximos veinte años para América Latina y quién está contando "cuentos chinos"? Para responder a esta pregunta, Andrés Oppenheimer, coganador del premio Pulitzer, ganador... Read more >
Gambling
Vegas, Birmingham, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Harry Belafonte


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A participant’s portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, from Harry Belafonte’s memoir of activism and entertainment, My Song.

Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 was one of the most segregated cities in America. It had segregated lunch counters, restrooms, and water fountains. It had a nickname... Read more >
The Radical King

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Radical King
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Cornel West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807012826
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Asia's Cauldron

(Available January 6, 2015)
Asia's Cauldron
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984804
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Asia's Cauldron
The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

 
Over the last decade, the center of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Considering Hate

(Available January 6, 2015)
Considering Hate
Written by Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807091913
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
Considering Hate
Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics
Written by Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America
 
Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants. More recent examples include the Steubenville rape case and the murders of Matthew Shepard... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Considering Hate
Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics
Written by Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America
 
Over the centuries American society has been plagued by brutality fueled by disregard for the humanity of others: systemic violence against Native peoples, black people, and immigrants. More recent examples include the Steubenville rape case and the murders of Matthew Shepard... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Embrace of Unreason

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Embrace of Unreason
Written by Frederick Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742360
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Embrace of Unreason
France, 1914-1940
Written by Frederick Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.95

Spanning the turbulent decades between the World Wars, The Embrace of Unreason casts new light on the darkest years in modern French history. It is a fascinating reconsideration of the political, social, and religious movements that led to France’s move away from the humanistic traditions and rationalistic ideals of the Enlightenment... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Next Revolution
Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy
Written by Murray Bookchin
Preface by Ursula K. Le Guin
Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95

From Athens to New York, recent mass movements around the world have challenged austerity and authoritarianism with expressions of real democracy. For more than forty years, Murray Bookchin developed these democratic aspirations into a new left politics based on popular assemblies, influencing a wide range of political thinkers and social movements.

With... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Next Revolution

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Next Revolution
Written by Murray Bookchin, Preface by Ursula K. Le Guin, Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685815
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Next Revolution
Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy
Written by Murray Bookchin
Preface by Ursula K. Le Guin
Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95

From Athens to New York, recent mass movements around the world have challenged austerity and authoritarianism with expressions of real democracy. For more than forty years, Murray Bookchin developed these democratic aspirations into a new left politics based on popular assemblies, influencing a wide range of political thinkers and social movements.

With... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Plato at the Googleplex

(Available January 6, 2015)
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456724
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Rare

(Available January 6, 2015)
Rare
Written by Keith Veronese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149727
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: Hardcover, 270 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.00

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt

(Available January 6, 2015)
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Harry Lembeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149543
Our Price: $27.00
 Quantity: 1 
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.00

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Muslims Are Coming

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Muslims Are Coming
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685587
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Muslims Are Coming
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

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Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism

(Available January 6, 2015)
Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism
Edited by Srecko Horvat and Igor Stiks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781686201
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism
Radical Politics After Yugoslavia
Edited by Srecko Horvat and Igor Stiks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95

This volume offers a profound analysis of post-socialist economic and political transformation in the Balkans, involving deeply unequal societies and oligarchical “democracies.” The contributions deconstruct the persistent imaginary of the Balkans, pervasive among outsiders to the region, who see it as no more than a repository of ethnic conflict, corruption and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism
Radical Politics After Yugoslavia
Edited by Srecko Horvat and Igor Stiks


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $26.95

This volume offers a profound analysis of post-socialist economic and political transformation in the Balkans, involving deeply unequal societies and oligarchical “democracies.” The contributions deconstruct the persistent imaginary of the Balkans, pervasive among outsiders to the region, who see it as no more than a repository of ethnic conflict, corruption and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
America's Bitter Pill

(Available January 5, 2015)
America's Bitter Pill
Written by Steven Brill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996951
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
America's Bitter Pill
Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Written by Steven Brill


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2015
Price: $28.00

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Brill probed the depths of our nation’s healthcare crisis in his... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
America's Bitter Pill
Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System
Written by Steven Brill


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2015
Price: $13.99

America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s much-anticipated, sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. Brill probed the depths of our nation’s healthcare crisis in his... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
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