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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Written by Erving Goffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385094023
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

Written by Erving Goffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 1959
Price: $15.95

A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions. 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 >
They Came Before Columbus
They Came Before Columbus
Written by Ivan Van Sertima
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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: $17.00

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 >
Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright
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ISBN: 9780307745309
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Basis For The New HBO Documentary. A National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist.
 
Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual enlightenment, but its practices have long been shrouded in mystery. Now Lawrence Wright—armed with his investigative talents, years of archival research, and... Read more >
The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
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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 • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

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... Read more >
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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
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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: $16.95

“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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The Omnivore's Dilemma
The Omnivore's Dilemma
Written by Michael Pollan
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ISBN: 9780786564200
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The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
Written by Michael Pollan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $39.95

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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278241
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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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Enrique's Journey
Enrique's Journey
Written by Sonia Nazario
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ISBN: 9781588366023
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Enrique's Journey

Written by Sonia Nazario


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $11.99

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now updated with a new Epilogue and Afterword, photos of Enrique and his family, an author interview, and more—the definitive edition of a classic of contemporary America
 
Based on the Los... Read more >
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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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