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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Man and His Symbols
Man and His Symbols
Written by Carl Gustav Jung
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800558
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Man and His Symbols

Written by Carl Gustav Jung


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.99

Illustrated throughout with revealing images, this is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
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The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston
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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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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
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ISBN: 9780345804730
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Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... Read more >
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Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth
Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth
Written by John Moe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349109
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Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth
And Other Pop Culture Correspondences
Written by John Moe


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $15.00

Dear Luke, We Need to Talk, Darth is proof that a funny book on pop culture doesn't have to be snide and nasty. I loved everything about it.” —Jim Gaffigan
 
We all know how Darth Vader shared his big secret with Luke Skywalker, but what if he had delivered the news in... 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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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307394125
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
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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The Opportunity Equation
The Opportunity Equation
Written by Eric Schwarz, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033722
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069576
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $26.00

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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