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The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
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ISBN: 9780804165006
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The First Family Detail
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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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 >
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780804139229
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The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
The Real Cost of Fracking
The Real Cost of Fracking
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald, Foreword by Sandra Steingraber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084939
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980660
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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We Should All Be Feminists
We Should All Be Feminists
Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872932
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We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $1.99

An eBook short.

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity... Read more >
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Buying Time
Buying Time
Written by Wolfgang Streeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685495
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Buying Time
The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Written by Wolfgang Streeck


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

The financial crisis keeps us on edge and creates a diffuse sense of helplessness. Well-nigh unfathomable problems lead to measures that seem like emergency operations on the open heart of the Western world, performed with no knowledge of the patient's clinical history. The gravity of the situation is matched by the... Read more >
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Revolution in the Age of Social Media
Revolution in the Age of Social Media
Written by Linda Herrera
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682760
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Revolution in the Age of Social Media
The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet
Written by Linda Herrera


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as... Read more >
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Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Foreword by Kathi Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680148
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $34.95

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise Spellberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388391
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise Spellberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Let Me Be Clear
Let Me Be Clear
Written by Katie Kieffer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139755
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Let Me Be Clear
Barack Obama's War on Millennials, and One Woman's Case for Hope
Written by Katie Kieffer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.00

A SEARING INDICTMENT OF THE MASTER OF CHARM, BARACK OBAMA, FOR HIS HISTORIC WAR ON AMERICAN YOUTH
 
“Let me be clear.” It was his come-hither call, his winsome whistle, his lingual lure. Barack Obama employed this phrase to sell his lies as maxims and his ineptitude as expertise. From JFK to... Read more >
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Let Me Be Clear
Let Me Be Clear
Written by Katie Kieffer
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ISBN: 9780804139762
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Let Me Be Clear
Barack Obama's War on Millennials, and One Woman's Case for Hope
Written by Katie Kieffer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $11.99

A SEARING INDICTMENT OF THE MASTER OF CHARM, BARACK OBAMA, FOR HIS HISTORIC WAR ON AMERICAN YOUTH
 
“Let me be clear.” It was his come-hither call, his winsome whistle, his lingual lure. Barack Obama employed this phrase to sell his lies as maxims and his ineptitude as expertise. From JFK to... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History
Human Rights and the Uses of History
Written by Samuel Moyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682630
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

What are the origins of human rights? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In this sequence of reflective and critical studies, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading interpreters of human rights... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

Where did human rights come from? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In a series of reflective and critical essays, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading theorists of human rights, who...

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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
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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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“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 her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... 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 Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
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ISBN: 9780307908018
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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: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

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 Passage West
Philosophy After the Age of the Nation State
Written by Giacomo Marramao


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

In this ambitious work, Giacomo Marramao proposes a radical reconceptualization of the world system in our era of declining state sovereignty. He argues that globalization cannot be reduced to mere economics or summarized by phrases such as ‘the end of history’ or the ‘westernization of the world’. Instead, we find ourselves... Read more >
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Radical Cities
Radical Cities
Written by Justin McGuirk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682807
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Radical Cities
Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Written by Justin McGuirk


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? 

In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people... Read more >
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Radical Cities
Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture
Written by Justin McGuirk


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

What makes the city of the future? How do you heal a divided city? 

In RADICAL CITIES, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions. From Brazil to Venezuela, and from Mexico to Argentina, McGuirk discovers the people... Read more >
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