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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461377
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $10.99

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author... Read more >
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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
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ISBN: 9781588366023
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $11.99

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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The Life You Can Save
The Life You Can Save
Written by Peter Singer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981568
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The Life You Can Save
How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty
Written by Peter Singer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $15.00

For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies...

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The Hidden Brain
The Hidden Brain
Written by Shankar Vedantam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385525220
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The Hidden Brain
How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives
Written by Shankar Vedantam


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $16.00

The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned...

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Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright, Read by Morton Sellers
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385393058
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright
Read by Morton Sellers


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 17, 2013
Price: $25.00

National Book Award Finalist


A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda’s 9/11 attack. Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former Scientologists—both famous and less well known—and years of archival research... Read more >
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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454300
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $14.95

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400050192
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $15.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham
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ISBN: 9780385340915
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The Innocent Man

Written by John Grisham


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $16.00

In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron’s home, a young cocktail waitress named... Read more >
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
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ISBN: 9780307452429
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Written by Robert Whitaker


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $16.00

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have... Read more >
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Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
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ISBN: 9780307450760
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Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division’s fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment—a unit known as “the Black Heart Brigade.” Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq’s so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably... Read more >
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