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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307387097
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Half the Sky
Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.95

#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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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780385479561
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The Hot Zone
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: July 20, 1995
Price: $7.99

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team... Read more >
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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307454317
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of... Read more >
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Just Mercy
Just Mercy
Written by Bryan Stevenson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994520
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Just Mercy
A Story of Justice and Redemption
Written by Bryan Stevenson


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Kirkus Reviews


A powerful true story about...
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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Born to Run
Born to Run
Written by Christopher McDougall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279187
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Born to Run
A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Written by Christopher McDougall


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $16.00

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
 
Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover... Read more >
The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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In the Shadow of the Sword
In the Shadow of the Sword
Written by Tom Holland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385531368
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In the Shadow of the Sword
The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
Written by Tom Holland


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $13.99

The acclaimed author of Rubicon and other superb works of popular history now produces a thrillingly panoramic (and incredibly timely) account of the rise of Islam.
 
No less significant than the collapse of the Roman Republic or the Persian invasion of Greece, the evolution of the Arab empire is one... Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643951
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349918
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $27.95

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
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