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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466631
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128056
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Read by Ray Porter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime... Read more >
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Letter to a Christian Nation
Letter to a Christian Nation
Written by Sam Harris
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ISBN: 9780307266606
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Letter to a Christian Nation

Written by Sam Harris


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $9.99

From the new afterword by the author:Humanity has had a long fascination with blood sacrifice. In fact, it has been by no means uncommon for a child to be born into this world only to be patiently and lovingly reared by religious maniacs, who believe that the best way to keep... Read more >
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Man and His Symbols
Man and His Symbols
Written by Carl Gustav Jung
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ISBN: 9780307800558
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Man and His Symbols

Written by Carl Gustav Jung


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.99

Illustrated throughout with revealing images, this is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo, Read by Sunil Malhotra
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ISBN: 9780307934062
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $17.50

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs, Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah
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ISBN: 9780345478238
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Written by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs
Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah


Format: Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $6.95

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume.

Frederick Douglass's Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of... Read more >
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Gay Berlin
Gay Berlin
Written by Robert Beachy
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ISBN: 9780385353076
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Gay Berlin
Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Written by Robert Beachy


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity.

Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its “warm brothers” (German slang for men who love other... Read more >
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The Other Wes Moore
The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore, Afterword by Tavis Smiley
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ISBN: 9780307736024
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The Other Wes Moore
One Name, Two Fates
Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore
Afterword by Tavis Smiley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $15.00

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
 
In... Read more >
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The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X

“The radical King was a democratic socialist who sided with poor and working people in the class struggle taking place in capitalist societies. . . . The response of the radical King to our catastrophic moment... Read more >
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Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
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ISBN: 9780385535892
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
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