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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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The Wealth of Nations
The Wealth of Nations
Written by Adam Smith, Edited by Edwin Cannan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424734
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The Wealth of Nations

Written by Adam Smith
Edited by Edwin Cannan


Format: Hardcover, 1200 pages
On Sale: January 25, 1994
Price: $26.95

Introduction by Robert Reich
Commentary by R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner
 
Adam Smith’s masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of...

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The 13th Gift
The 13th Gift
Written by Joanne Huist Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418552
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The 13th Gift
A True Story of a Christmas Miracle
Written by Joanne Huist Smith


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had... Read more >
Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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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 >
The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149723
Our Price: $9.99
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The Fire Next Time

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is... Read more >
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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975598
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History
Written by Jeffrey C. Stewart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385485760
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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

Written by Jeffrey C. Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 4, 1998
Price: $17.99

Where can one go to get a comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events, individuals and social processes of African-American history? Fear not, because 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African-American History is history at your fingertips-in a concise, accessible, easily-read format.

Jeffrey C. Stewart, Associate Professor of History at... Read more >
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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All Souls
All Souls
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072134
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All Souls
A Family Story from Southie
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a... Read more >
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