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A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780385349925
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.99

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
Discipline & Punish
Discipline & Punish
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780679752554
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Discipline & Punish
The Birth of the Prison
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $16.95

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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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
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ISBN: 9780345806352
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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The Underground Girls of Kabul
The Underground Girls of Kabul
Written by Jenny Nordberg
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ISBN: 9780307952516
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The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Written by Jenny Nordberg


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $12.99

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A...

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The Utopia of Rules
On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy
Written by David Graeber


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $26.95

From the author of the blockbuster international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives


Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms?... Read more >
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Dataclysm
Dataclysm
Written by Christian Rudder
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ISBN: 9780385347372
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Dataclysm
Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Written by Christian Rudder


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $28.00

A New York Times Bestseller

An audacious, irreverent investigation of human behavior—and a first look at a revolution in the making

 
Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don’t need. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder uses it to show us... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278241
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the post-Columbian network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China...

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Women Who Run with the Wolves
Women Who Run with the Wolves
Written by Clarissa Pinkola Phd EstÚs
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ISBN: 9780345396815
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Women Who Run with the Wolves

Written by Clarissa Pinkola Phd EstÚs


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: August 22, 1995
Price: $20.00

"A deeply spiritual book...She honors what is tough, smart and untamed in women. She venerates the female soul."
--The Washington Post Book World
Within every woman there lives a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. She is the Wild Woman, who represents the instinctual nature of women. But... Read more >
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The Book of Matt
Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard
Written by Stephen Jimenez


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.00

What role did crystal meth and other previously underreported factors play in the brutal murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard? The Book of Matt is a page-turning cautionary tale that humanizes and de-mythologizes Matthew while following the evidence where it leads, without regard to the politics that have long attended this American...

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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780812982220
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
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