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The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time
Written by James Baldwin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679744726
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The Fire Next Time

Written by James Baldwin


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1992
Price: $13.00

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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Sleepers
Sleepers
Written by Lorenzo Carcaterra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756657
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Sleepers

Written by Lorenzo Carcaterra


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $7.99

"Undeniably powerful, an enormously affecting and intensely human story."
--The Washington Post Book World
"A GUT-WRENCHING PIECE OF WORK. . . Carcaterra's graphic narrative grips like gunfire in a dark alley."
--The Atlanta Journal & Constitution
"In his controversial memoir SLEEPERS, Carcaterra remembers harrowing months in the Wilkinson Home for Boys and the elaborate vengeance... Read more >
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No Disrespect
No Disrespect
Written by Sister Souljah
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ISBN: 9780679767084
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No Disrespect

Written by Sister Souljah


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 30, 1996
Price: $15.00

Rapper, activist, and hip-hop rebel, Sister Souljah possesses the most passionate and articulate voice to emerge from the projects. Now she uses that voice to deliver what is at once a fiercely candid autobiography and a survival manual for any African American woman determined to keep her heart open and her... Read more >
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 Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
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ISBN: 9780307475619
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New Scientist Best Book of 2013
Winner of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia's Annual Literary Award

Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition...

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Discipline & Punish
Discipline & Punish
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780307819291
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Discipline & Punish
The Birth of the Prison
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. Read more >
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The Soup Sisters Cookbook
The Soup Sisters Cookbook
Edited by Sharon Hapton and Pierre A. Lamielle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449015599
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The Soup Sisters Cookbook
100 Simple Recipes to Warm Hearts . . . One Bowl at a Time
Edited by Sharon Hapton and Pierre A. Lamielle


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $22.95

100 recipes arranged by season, The Soup Sisters Cookbook gives you heartwarming soups to prepare and share throughout the year.
 
The Soup Sisters Cookbook showcases scrumptious recipes from the "souper volunteers" of the Soup Sisters and recipes from many of Canada's top celebrity chefs--including Michael Stadtlander, Bonnie Stern, Lucy Waverman, Massimo Capra...

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A Year by the Sea
A Year by the Sea
Written by Joan Anderson
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ISBN: 9780307777904
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A Year by the Sea

Written by Joan Anderson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

Now available in paperback, the entrancing story of how one woman's journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life.

Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the years Joan Anderson was a loving wife and supportive mother, she... Read more >
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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9781588366030
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

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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MWF Seeking BFF
MWF Seeking BFF
Written by Rachel Bertsche
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ISBN: 9780345524959
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MWF Seeking BFF
My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

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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