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Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9781588367280
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Preston’s bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature... Read more >
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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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They Came Before Columbus
They Came Before Columbus
Written by Ivan Van Sertima
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ISBN: 9780812968170
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They Came Before Columbus
The African Presence in Ancient America
Written by Ivan Van Sertima


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $15.95

They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of... Read more >
Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
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ISBN: 9780345806352
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
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ISBN: 9780345410085
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

Written by Hunter S. Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 29, 1996
Price: $16.00

"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. ... Read more >
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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Written by Gabor Mate, M.D., Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9781556438806
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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
Written by Gabor Mate, M.D.
Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 520 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $17.95

Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Dr. Maté presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined... Read more >
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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
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ISBN: 9781588366023
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $11.99

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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The Second Sex
The Second Sex
Written by Simone de Beauvoir, Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
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ISBN: 9780307277787
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The Second Sex

Written by Simone de Beauvoir
Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.95

Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English...

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Salt Sugar Fat
Salt Sugar Fat
Written by Michael Moss
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ISBN: 9780679604778
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Salt Sugar Fat
How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Written by Michael Moss


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARD FOR WRITING AND LITERATURE


Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds... Read more >
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