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The Second Sex
The Second Sex
Written by Simone de Beauvoir, Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277787
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The Second Sex

Written by Simone de Beauvoir
Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.95

Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English...

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The Generosity Network
The Generosity Network
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437794
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The Generosity Network
New Transformational Tools for Successful Fund-Raising
Written by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $26.00

The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh new perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding—and even fun.    
            Walker and...

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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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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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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971064
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2003
Price: $16.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged arbitrary raids in Tehran, fundamentalists seized hold of the universities, and a... Read more >
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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 >
There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385265560
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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: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 5, 1992
Price: $16.00

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. Read more >
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589682
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.”
 
Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
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ISBN: 9780345538611
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

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 >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979305
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $18.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail... Read more >
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