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The Foxfire Book
The Foxfire Book
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385073530
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The Foxfire Book
Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 17, 1972
Price: $19.95

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing... Read more >
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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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984897
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Promises Kept
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.00

As seen on PBS’s POV

An unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world
 
Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront and surmount the “achievement gap”: a divide that shows up... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
A Year by the Sea
A Year by the Sea
Written by Joan Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307777904
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A Year by the Sea

Written by Joan Anderson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

Now available in paperback, the entrancing story of how one woman's journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life.

Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the years Joan Anderson was a loving wife and supportive mother, she... Read more >
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The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston
Format: eBook
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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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360793
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $11.99

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi’s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.

For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every Thursday morning to... Read more >
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The Social Construction of Reality
The Social Construction of Reality
Written by Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385058988
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The Social Construction of Reality
A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
Written by Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 11, 1967
Price: $15.95

This book reformulates the sociological  subdiscipline known as the sociology of knowledge.  Knowledge is presented as more than ideology, including as  well false consciousness, propaganda, science and  art. Read more >
The Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
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ISBN: 9780307907783
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.99

With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughout

Why do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers? Is bad biology partly to blame? For more than three decades Adrian Raine has been researching the biological roots of violence and establishing neurocriminology, a new field that applies neuroscience techniques... Read more >
740 Park
740 Park
Written by Michael Gross
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917445
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740 Park
The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building
Written by Michael Gross


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

From the author of House of Outrageous Fortune

For seventy-five years, it’s been Manhattan’s richest apartment building, and one of the most lusted-after addresses in the world. One apartment had 37 rooms, 14 bathrooms, 43 closets, 11 working fireplaces, a private elevator, and his-and-hers saunas; another at one time had a live-in... Read more >
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Roberts Ridge
Roberts Ridge
Written by Malcolm MacPherson
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553586800
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Roberts Ridge
A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
Written by Malcolm MacPherson


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $7.99

Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the man’s fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule now: leave no one behind. In this gripping you-are-there... Read more >
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