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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307955630
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $25.00

Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow...

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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
The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#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 >
Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307450760
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Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division’s fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment—a unit known as “the Black Heart Brigade.” Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq’s so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably... Read more >
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Women, Race, & Class
Women, Race, & Class
Written by Angela Y. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Women, Race, & Class

Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 1983
Price: $15.95

A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. 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 Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Kirkus Reviews


A powerful true story about...
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Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385528238
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $27.95

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
The Essential Feminist Reader
The Essential Feminist Reader
Edited by Estelle Freedman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974607
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The Essential Feminist Reader

Edited by Estelle Freedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $17.95

Including: Susan B. Anthony Simone de Beauvoir W.E.B. Du Bois Hélène Cixous Betty Friedan Charlotte Perkins Gilman Emma Goldman Guerrilla Girls Ding Ling • Audre Lorde John Stuart Mill Christine de Pizan Adrienne Rich Margaret Sanger Huda Shaarawi • Sojourner Truth Mary Wollstonecraft Virginia Woolf

The Essential Feminist Reader is the first... Read more >
I, Rigoberta Menchu
I, Rigoberta Menchu
Written by Rigoberta Menchu, Edited by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, Translated by Ann Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674183
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I, Rigoberta Menchu
An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Written by Rigoberta Menchu
Edited by Elisabeth Burgos-Debray
Translated by Ann Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $23.95

Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and... Read more >
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Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright, Read by Morton Sellers
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385393058
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright
Read by Morton Sellers


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 17, 2013
Price: $25.00

National Book Award Finalist


A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda’s 9/11 attack. Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former Scientologists—both famous and less well known—and years of archival research... Read more >
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