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Can We Talk about Race?
Can We Talk about Race?
Written by Beverly Tatum, Afterword by Theresa Perry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807032855
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Can We Talk about Race?
And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
Written by Beverly Tatum
Afterword by Theresa Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

In Can We Talk About Race? psychologist and educator Beverly Daniel Tatum, one of our leading commentators on race and schools, analyzes some of the most resonant issues in American education and race relations. Read more >
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Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367280
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Preston’s bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature... 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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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743002
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years. 

The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting... Read more >
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The Grace of Silence
The Grace of Silence
Written by Michele Norris
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ISBN: 9780307475275
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The Grace of Silence
A Family Memoir
Written by Michele Norris


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

A profoundly moving and deeply personal memoir by the co-host of National Public Radio’s flagship program All Things Considered.
 
While exploring the hidden conversation on race unfolding throughout America in the wake of President Obama’s election, Michele Norris discovered that there were painful secrets within her own family that had been...

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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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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770435660
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Amazing Grace
The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $15.00

Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol’s classic book on life and death in the South Bronx—the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States. He brings us into overcrowded schools, dysfunctional hospitals, and rat-infested homes where families have been ravaged by depression and anxiety, drug-related violence, and the spread of AIDS. But he...

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Promises Kept
Promises Kept
Written by Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson and Hilary Beard
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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 >
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The Social Construction of Reality
The Social Construction of Reality
Written by Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann
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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 >
Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking
Written by Helen Prejean, Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
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ISBN: 9780307787699
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Dead Man Walking
An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States
Written by Helen Prejean
Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana's Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier's death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified... Read more >
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