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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
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The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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Why We Can't Wait
Why We Can't Wait
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001127
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Why We Can't Wait

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $14.00

Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963
 
Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can’t Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial...

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Gig
Gig
Edited by John Bowe, Marisa Bowe and Sabin Streeter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609807071
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Americans Talk About Their Jobs
Edited by John Bowe, Marisa Bowe and Sabin Streeter


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2001
Price: $16.95

“Amazing . . . a gem of a book that uses only the strength of the human voice to tell an American story -- sometimes dark, always fascinating.”
-- USA Today

“The accounts are wonderfully revealing, with gritty and almost shockingly honest detail. For all their variety, they weave a cohesive, passion-filled story... Read more >
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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804730
Our Price: $11.99
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Some Things About Women and Notes on Media
Written by Nora Ephron


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. 
 
This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who... Read more >
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The Price of Civilization
The Price of Civilization
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980462
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The Price of Civilization
Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
 
“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”—The American Prospect
 
In this forceful and impassioned book, Jeffrey D...

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A Race for the Future
A Race for the Future
Written by Mike Gonzalez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137652
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A Race for the Future
How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
Written by Mike Gonzalez


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.00

A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.
 
Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better... Read more >
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Children Of The City
Children Of The City
Written by David Nasaw
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ISBN: 9780307816627
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Children Of The City
At Work and at Play
Written by David Nasaw


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2012
Price: $11.99

This classic title, which was the inspiration for the story behind the new musical Newsies, paints a surprising and indelible portrait of the bitter hardships, amazing resourcefulness, and unadulterated joys experienced by immigrant children in American metropolises at the turn of the century.

The turn of the century was a time of explosive growth for... Read more >
Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128100
Our Price: $25.00

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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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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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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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