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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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Chosen Soldier
Chosen Soldier
Written by Dick Couch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307394798
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Chosen Soldier
The Making of a Special Forces Warrior
Written by Dick Couch


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $11.99

IN combating terror, America can no longer depend on its conventional military superiority and the use of sophisticated technology. We are fighting guerrilla wars, against insurgents hidden in remote regions, often deep among the local population. In battles such as these, squadrons of billion-dollar bombers and naval fleets mean much less... Read more >
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The Accidental Asian
The Accidental Asian
Written by Eric Liu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704864
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The Accidental Asian
Notes of a Native Speaker
Written by Eric Liu


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $14.95

Beyond black and white, native and alien, lies a vast and fertile field of human experience. It is here that Eric Liu, former speechwriter for President Clinton and noted political commentator, invites us to explore.

In these compellingly candid essays, Liu reflects on his life as a second-generation Chinese American and reveals... Read more >
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Non-Places
Non-Places
Written by Marc Auge, Translated by John Howe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844673117
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Non-Places
An Introduction to Supermodernity
Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: Trade Paperback, 99 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2009
Price: $17.95

An ever-increasing proportion of our lives is spent in supermarkets, airports and hotels, on motorways or in front of TVs, computers and cash machines. This invasion of the world by what Marc Augé calls “non-space” results in a profound alteration of awareness: something we perceive, but only in a partial and... Read more >
Nine Parts of Desire
Nine Parts of Desire
Written by Geraldine Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385475778
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Nine Parts of Desire
The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Written by Geraldine Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1995
Price: $15.00

With a New Afterword

As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily... 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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Personal History
Personal History
Written by Katharine Graham
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ISBN: 9780307758934
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Personal History

Written by Katharine Graham


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography

An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a book composed of both personal memoir and history.

It is the story of Graham's parents: the multimillionaire father who left private... Read more >
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MWF Seeking BFF
MWF Seeking BFF
Written by Rachel Bertsche
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ISBN: 9780345524942
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MWF Seeking BFF
My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $15.00

When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. Sure, she has plenty of BFFs—in New York and San Francisco and Boston... Read more >
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Down These Mean Streets
Down These Mean Streets
Written by Piri Thomas
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ISBN: 9780679781424
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Down These Mean Streets

Written by Piri Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 25, 1997
Price: $14.95

Thirty years ago Piri Thomas made literary history with this lacerating, lyrical memoir of his coming of age on the streets of Spanish Harlem. Here was the testament of a born outsider: a Puerto Rican in English-speaking America; a dark-skinned morenito in a family that refused to acknowledge its African blood... Read more >
Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529594
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Outcasts United
A Refugee Team, an American Town
Written by Warren St. John


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide.

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of... Read more >
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