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Inside the Criminal Mind
Inside the Criminal Mind
Written by Stanton Samenow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804139908
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Inside the Criminal Mind
Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Stanton Samenow


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges. Read more >
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Stuff Every Geek Should Know

Compiled by Quirk Books


Format: eBook, 50 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $0.00

Packed with tips, articles, and how-tos on everything from performing Jedi mind tricks to creating your own cosplay gear to wooing the geek of your dreams, Stuff Every Geek Should Know is an indispensable guide to life, the universe, and everything geeky. Featuring content from Quirk's nerdiest titles plus all-new, never-before-seen good stuff...

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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary?
Written by Jennifer Jacquet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907578
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Is Shame Necessary?
New Uses for an Old Tool
Written by Jennifer Jacquet


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $24.00

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.
 
In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal standards, it is powerless... Read more >
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Orientalism
Orientalism
Written by Edward W. Said
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394740676
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Orientalism

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1979
Price: $16.95

The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs. Read more >
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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... 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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Race Matters
Race Matters
Written by Cornel West
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679749868
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Race Matters

Written by Cornel West


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 29, 1994
Price: $14.95

With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s ongoing racial debate.

Cornel West is at the forefront of thinking about race. In Race Matters he addresses a range of issues, from the crisis... Read more >
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The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307759337
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The Woman Warrior
Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity. Read more >
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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: eBook, 520 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
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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Black Prophetic Fire
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... Read more >
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