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The Fourth Turning
The Fourth Turning
Written by William Strauss and Neil Howe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767900461
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The Fourth Turning

Written by William Strauss and Neil Howe


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: December 29, 1997
Price: $17.99

First came the postwar High, then the Awakening of the '60s and '70s, and now the Unraveling.  This audacious and provocative book tells us what to expect just beyond the start of the next century.  Are you ready for the Fourth Turning?

Strauss and Howe will change the way you see the world--and your... Read more >
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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385265560
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There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 5, 1992
Price: $16.00

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect. Read more >
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Women Who Run with the Wolves
Women Who Run with the Wolves
Written by Clarissa Pinkola Phd EstÚs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345396815
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Women Who Run with the Wolves

Written by Clarissa Pinkola Phd EstÚs


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 22, 1995
Price: $20.00

"A deeply spiritual book...She honors what is tough, smart and untamed in women. She venerates the female soul."
--The Washington Post Book World
Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who represents the instinctual nature of women. But... Read more >
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Yellow Peril!
Yellow Peril!
Written by John Kuo Wei Tchen and Dylan Yeats
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681237
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Yellow Peril!
An Archive of Anti-Asian Fear
Written by John Kuo Wei Tchen and Dylan Yeats


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

The "yellow peril" is one of the most long-standing and pervasive racist ideas in Western culture—indeed, this book traces its history to the Enlightenment era. Yet while Fu Manchu evokes a fading historical memory, yellow peril ideology persists, animating, for example, campaign commercials from the 2012 presidential election. Yellow Peril! is... Read more >
Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982343
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

A riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving
 
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become...

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Sister Outsider
Sister Outsider
Written by Audre Lorde, Foreword by Cheryl Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches
Written by Audre Lorde
Foreword by Cheryl Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $16.99

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change... Read more >
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On Saudi Arabia
On Saudi Arabia
Written by Karen Elliott House
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473288
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On Saudi Arabia
Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines--and Future
Written by Karen Elliott House


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

With over thirty years of experience writing about Saudi Arabia, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former publisher of The Wall Street Journal Karen Elliott House has an unprecedented knowledge of life inside this shrouded kingdom. Through anecdotes, observation, analysis, and extensive interviews, she navigates the maze in which Saudi citizens find themselves trapped...

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307949424
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in Science & Technology

In its 4.5 billion-year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global... Read more >
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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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Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307450982
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Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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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