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Start Something That Matters
Start Something That Matters
Written by Blake Mycoskie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603528
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Start Something That Matters

Written by Blake Mycoskie


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $9.99

The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good.
 
“A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
Why this book is for you:
 
• You’re ready to make...

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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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The Generosity Network
The Generosity Network
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437794
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The Generosity Network
New Transformational Tools for Successful Fund-Raising
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $26.00

The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh new perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding—and even fun.    
            Walker and...

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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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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979305
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $18.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail... Read more >
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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
Written by Gabor Mate, M.D.
Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 520 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $17.95

Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Dr. Maté presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400050192
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $15.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A Different Mirror for Young People
Written by Ronald Takaki, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804169
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A Different Mirror for Young People
A History of Multicultural America
Written by Ronald Takaki
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $18.95

A longtime professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Ronald Takaki was recognized as one of the foremost scholars of American ethnic history and diversity. When the first edition of A Different Mirror was published in 1993, Publishers Weekly called it "a brilliant revisionist history of America that is likely to become a classic... Read more >
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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 >
The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170390
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The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the... Read more >
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