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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493408
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The Working Poor
Invisible in America
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $13.99

“Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,” writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and paltry... Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
Format: Trade Paperback
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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The Innocent Man
The Innocent Man
Written by John Grisham
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345532015
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The Innocent Man
Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Written by John Grisham


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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...

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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708213
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The Working Poor
Invisible in America
Written by David K. Shipler


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $16.00

“Nobody who works hard should be poor in America,” writes Pulitzer Prize winner David Shipler. Clear-headed, rigorous, and compassionate, he journeys deeply into the lives of individual store clerks and factory workers, farm laborers and sweat-shop seamstresses, illegal immigrants in menial jobs and Americans saddled with immense student loans and paltry... 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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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Dead Man Walking
Dead Man Walking
Written by Helen Prejean, Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679751311
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Dead Man Walking
The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate
Written by Helen Prejean
Preface by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Afterword by Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 31, 1994
Price: $15.00

In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana's Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier's death, the Roman Catholic nun came to know a man who was as terrified... 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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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: eBook
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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