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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128056
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Read by Ray Porter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s... Read more >
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A Hope in the Unseen
A Hope in the Unseen
Written by Ron Suskind
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767901260
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A Hope in the Unseen
An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League
Written by Ron Suskind


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 4, 1999
Price: $15.99

It is 1993, and Cedric Jennings is a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate is well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boast an average of B or... Read more >
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A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Read by Olivia Wilde
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367837
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Read by Olivia Wilde


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Written by Jared Diamond, Read by Doug Ordunio
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307932426
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies
Written by Jared Diamond
Read by Doug Ordunio


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $25.00

Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history’s broadest patterns.

The story begins 13,000 years ago, when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the... Read more >
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452429
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Written by Robert Whitaker


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $16.00

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have... 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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Common Ground
Common Ground
Written by J. Anthony Lukas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394746166
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Common Ground
A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
Written by J. Anthony Lukas


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: August 12, 1986
Price: $19.95

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston. Read more >
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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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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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned... Read more >
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