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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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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 Download
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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The Moral Animal
The Moral Animal
Written by Robert Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763994
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The Moral Animal
Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 29, 1995
Price: $18.00

Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their... Read more >
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All Souls
All Souls
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072134
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All Souls
A Family Story from Southie
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a... Read more >
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Jim Henson
Jim Henson
Written by Brian Jay Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526137
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Jim Henson
The Biography
Written by Brian Jay Jones


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $14.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGE

For the first time ever—a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century’s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson

 
He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but... Read more >
Ogilvy on Advertising
Ogilvy on Advertising
Written by David Ogilvy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394729039
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Ogilvy on Advertising

Written by David Ogilvy


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 12, 1985
Price: $27.50

A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called "the most sought after wizard in the business". 223 photos. Read more >
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The Social Animal
The Social Animal
Written by David Brooks
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ISBN: 9780679603931
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The Social Animal
The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
Written by David Brooks


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

#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... Read more >
The Hidden Brain
The Hidden Brain
Written by Shankar Vedantam
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ISBN: 9781588369390
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The Hidden Brain
How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives
Written by Shankar Vedantam


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Seasons
National Geographic Angry Birds Seasons
Written by Amy Briggs, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426211812
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National Geographic Angry Birds Seasons
A Festive Flight Into the World's Happiest Holidays and Celebrations
Written by Amy Briggs
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $13.95

Circle the globe with National Geographic and the Angry Birds as the lovable characters discover and partake in the world's greatest holidays, festivals, and celebrations. The birds will celebrate the Chinese New Year in Beijing before traveling to Venice, Italy for Carnival. The Angry Birds--and readers--will learn all about cultural traditions... Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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