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The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307266088
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The Looming Tower

Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $12.99

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

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Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307745309
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

National Book Award Finalist
National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist
A New York Times Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, SlateChicago Tribune, Huffington Post, NewsdayEntertainment Weekly, People, The WeekPublishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual... Read more >
Ten Billion
Ten Billion
Written by Stephen Emmott
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ISBN: 9780345806475
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Ten Billion

Written by Stephen Emmott


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation. Desertification. Species extinction. Global warming. Growing threats to food and water. The driving issues of our times are... Read more >
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The Foxfire Book
The Foxfire Book
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385073530
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The Foxfire Book
Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 17, 1972
Price: $19.95

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing... Read more >
Up Ghost River
Up Ghost River
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307399878
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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $32.00

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing.
 
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario...

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The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore, Afterword by Tavis Smiley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307736024
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore
Afterword by Tavis Smiley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $15.00

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
 
In... Read more >
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui
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ISBN: 9780307589682
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.”
 
Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married... Read more >
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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993424
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $27.00

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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Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975604
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $16.00

Panic in Level 4 is a grand tour through the eerie and unforgettable universe of Richard Preston, filled with incredible characters and mysteries that refuse to leave one’s mind. Here are dramatic true stories from this acclaimed and award-winning author, including

• the phenomenon of “self-cannibals,” who suffer from a rare genetic... Read more >
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The Social Animal
The Social Animal
Written by David Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979374
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The Social Animal
The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
Written by David Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success...

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