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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 >
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 Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495226
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The Hot Zone
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 15, 1999
Price: $15.95

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team... Read more >
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Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385528238
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $27.95

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 >
Black Prophetic Fire
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... Read more >
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Gay Berlin
Gay Berlin
Written by Robert Beachy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272102
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Gay Berlin
Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Written by Robert Beachy


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $27.95

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity.

Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its “warm brothers” (German slang for men who love other... Read more >
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The 13th Gift
The 13th Gift
Written by Joanne Huist Smith
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ISBN: 9780553418569
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The 13th Gift
A True Story of a Christmas Miracle
Written by Joanne Huist Smith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had... Read more >
Where Do We Go from Here
Chaos or Community?
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Foreword by Coretta Scott King
Introduction by Vincent Harding


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $14.00

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and... Read more >
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Written by Hunter S. Thompson
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ISBN: 9780307826619
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

Written by Hunter S. Thompson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

Gonzo journalist and literary roustabout Hunter S. Thompson flies with the angels--Hell's Angels, that is. He's lived with them, he knows them and their machines, he speaks their langauge,and he reports it back to the world with all the fearsome force of a souped-up cyclone burning rubber. Read more >
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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
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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