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Stuff White People Like
Stuff White People Like
Written by Christian Lander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979916
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Stuff White People Like
A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
Written by Christian Lander


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $15.00

They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees.

They believe they’re unique, yet somehow they’re... Read more >
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They Take Our Jobs!
They Take Our Jobs!
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807041567
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They Take Our Jobs!
And 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Claims that immigrants take Americans' jobs, are a drain on the American economy, contribute to poverty and inequality, destroy the social fabric, challenge American identity, and contribute to a host of social ills by their very existence are openly discussed and debated at all levels of society. Chomsky dismantles twenty of... Read more >
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Buck
Buck
Written by M.K. Asante
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ISBN: 9780812983623
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by M.K. Asante


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

A coming-of-age story about navigating the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family, Buck shares the story of a generation through one original and riveting voice. MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: his mother a dancer, his father a revered professor. But as a... Read more >
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The Ark Before Noah
The Ark Before Noah
Written by Irving Finkel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537117
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The Ark Before Noah
Decoding the Story of the Flood
Written by Irving Finkel


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

The recent translation of a Babylonian tablet launches a groundbreaking investigation into one of the most famous stories in the world, challenging the way we look at ancient history.
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the story of Noah, iconic in the Book of Genesis, and a... Read more >
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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
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ISBN: 9780812984842
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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Salt Sugar Fat
Salt Sugar Fat
Written by Michael Moss
Format: eBook
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
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#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 >
Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“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 More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible
The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible
Written by Charles Eisenstein
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ISBN: 9781583947241
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The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Written by Charles Eisenstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of... Read more >
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
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ISBN: 9780812979305
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $18.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail... Read more >
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On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950390
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On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.95

In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather arrived in America, where he prescribed herbal remedies to immigrant laborers who were treated little better than slaves. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Lisa herself grew up playing in her...

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