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Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
Format: eBook
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 >
Dear Marcus
Dear Marcus
Written by Jerry McGill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983166
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Dear Marcus
A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me
Written by Jerry McGill


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $14.00

The idea to write to you was not an easy one.
The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there.
 
Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back by a stranger. Jerry... Read more >
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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645467
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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 goes down. The prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307955630
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $25.00

Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow...

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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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ISBN: 9780804179089
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
What the World Eats
What the World Eats
Written by Faith D'Aluisio, Photographed by Peter Menzel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462462
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What the World Eats

Written by Faith D'Aluisio
Photographed by Peter Menzel


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $22.99

Sitting down to a daily family meal has long been a tradition for billions of people. But in every corner of the world this age-old custom is rapidly changing. From increased trade between countries to the expansion of global food corporations like Kraft and Nestlé, current events are having a tremendous... Read more >
A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, Read by Olivia Wilde
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385367837
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Read by Olivia Wilde


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $20.00

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 >
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