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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718969
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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The Wisdom of Crowds
The Wisdom of Crowds
Written by James Surowiecki
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385721707
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The Wisdom of Crowds

Written by James Surowiecki


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2005
Price: $15.95

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant–better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki... Read more >
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Manufacturing Consent
Manufacturing Consent
Written by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714498
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Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Written by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2002
Price: $19.95

In this pathbreaking work, now with a new introduction, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their actual practice they defend the economic, social, and political... Read more >
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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708213
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The Working Poor
Invisible in America
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $16.95

“Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,” writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and paltry... Read more >
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Just Mercy
Just Mercy
Written by Bryan Stevenson, Read by Bryan Stevenson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553550610
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Just Mercy
A Story of Justice and Redemption
Written by Bryan Stevenson
Read by Bryan Stevenson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $20.00

New York Times Bestseller | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Best Nonfiction | A New York Times Notable Book | A Time Top 10 Nonfiction Book | One of Esquire’s 5 Most Important Books of the Year | A Washington Post Notable Work of Nonfiction | One of The Boston Globe’s Best Nonfiction Books... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437077
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307934062
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $17.50

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 >
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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366023
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $11.99

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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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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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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