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The Ark Before Noah
The Ark Before Noah
Written by Irving Finkel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537117
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The Ark Before Noah
Decoding the Story of the Flood
Written by Irving Finkel


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

The recent translation of a Babylonian tablet launches a groundbreaking investigation into one of the most famous stories in the world, challenging the way we look at ancient history.
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the story of Noah, iconic in the Book of Genesis, and a... Read more >
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God and the Folly of Faith
God and the Folly of Faith
Written by Victor J. Stenger, Foreword by Dan Barker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616145996
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God and the Folly of Faith
The Incompatibility of Science and Religion
Written by Victor J. Stenger
Foreword by Dan Barker


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $20.00

A thorough and hard-hitting critique that is a must read for anyone interested in the interaction between religion and science.

It has become the prevalent view among sociologists, historians, and some theistic scientists that religion and science have never been in serious conflict. Some even claim that Christianity was responsible for the... Read more >
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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 >
The Moral Animal
The Moral Animal
Written by Robert Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763994
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The Moral Animal
Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 29, 1995
Price: $18.00

Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their... Read more >
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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814289
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There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.


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Everything Is Obvious
Everything Is Obvious
Written by Duncan J. Watts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951793
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Everything Is Obvious
How Common Sense Fails Us
Written by Duncan J. Watts


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $16.00

Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? Why did Facebook succeed when other social networking sites failed? Did the surge in Iraq really lead to less violence? How much can CEO’s impact the performance of their companies? And does higher pay incentivize people to work hard?

If... Read more >
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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
Written by Marvin Harris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679724681
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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
The Riddles of Culture
Written by Marvin Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 17, 1989
Price: $16.00

This book challenges those who argue that we can change the world by changing the way people think. Harris shows that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may seem, it always stems from concrete social and economic conditions. Read more >
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The Wealth of Nations
The Wealth of Nations
Written by Adam Smith, Edited by Edwin Cannan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424734
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The Wealth of Nations

Written by Adam Smith
Edited by Edwin Cannan


Format: Hardcover, 1200 pages
On Sale: January 25, 1994
Price: $26.95

Introduction by Robert Reich
Commentary by R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner
 
Adam Smith’s masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of...

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Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright
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ISBN: 9780385350273
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2013
Price: $11.99

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 >
They Came Before Columbus
They Came Before Columbus
Written by Ivan Van Sertima
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968170
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They Came Before Columbus
The African Presence in Ancient America
Written by Ivan Van Sertima


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $15.95

They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of... Read more >
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