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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“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 her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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Coming Apart
Coming Apart
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307453433
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Coming Apart
The State of White America, 1960-2010
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes.


In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever... Read more >
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Cup of Water Under My Bed
Written by Daisy Hernandez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014486
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Memoir
Written by Daisy Hernandez


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $24.95

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 
In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with... Read more >
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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307394125
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
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ISBN: 9781588360793
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $11.99

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi’s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.

For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every Thursday morning to... Read more >
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The Power Broker
The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914187
Our Price: $60.00

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The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Written by Robert A. Caro
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $60.00

For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century.

Robert Caro's monumental... 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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Stuffed and Starved
Stuffed and Starved
Written by Raj Patel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191270
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Stuffed and Starved
The Hidden Battle for the World Food System
Written by Raj Patel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $19.95

Revised and Expanded Edition

"For anyone attempting to make sense of the world food crisis, or understand the links between U.S. farm policy and the ability of the world's poor to feed themselves, Stuffed and Starved is indispensable."
—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving... Read more >
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California
California
Written by Kevin Starr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812977530
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California
A History
Written by Kevin Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.00

California has always been our Shangri-la–the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now the Golden State’s premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California’s history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of... Read more >
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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069576
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $26.00

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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