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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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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128056
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Read by Ray Porter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s... Read more >
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The Power Broker
The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394720241
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The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: Trade Paperback, 1344 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1975
Price: $26.00

One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost... Read more >
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The Norse Myths
The Norse Myths
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394748467
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The Norse Myths

Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1981
Price: $18.95

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. Gods, humans, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, contests of strength, greedy schemes for gold, and lusty encounters... Read more >
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400082773
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $14.95

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
The Second Sex
The Second Sex
Written by Simone de Beauvoir, Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
Format: Trade Paperback
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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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466631
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
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.
Format: Trade Paperback
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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The Death and Life of Great American Cities
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Written by Jane Jacobs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679741954
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Written by Jane Jacobs


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1992
Price: $16.95

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured. In prose... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767919401
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $28.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
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