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The Farmer in All of Us
The Farmer in All of Us
Contribution by Paul Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213304
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The Farmer in All of Us
An American Portrait
Contribution by Paul Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $45.00

What began as an ode to the American farmer has evolved into an anthem to an iconic American way of life. Inspiring and moving, the book follows the themes of the heartwarming speech by legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey, “So God Made a Farmer.” Based on the TV commercial watched by... 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 Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170390
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The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the... Read more >
The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604549
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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The Power Broker
The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914187
Our Price: $60.00

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The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Written by Robert A. Caro
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $60.00

For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century.

Robert Caro's monumental... Read more >
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Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307450760
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Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $16.00

This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division’s fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment—a unit known as “the Black Heart Brigade.” Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq’s so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of Baghdad, the Black Hearts found themselves in arguably... Read more >
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The Working Poor
The Working Poor
Written by David K. Shipler
Format: Trade Paperback
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: $16.00

“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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Start Something That Matters
Start Something That Matters
Written by Blake Mycoskie
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ISBN: 9780679603528
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Start Something That Matters

Written by Blake Mycoskie


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $9.99

The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good.
 
“A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
Why this book is for you:
 
• You’re ready to make...

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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975598
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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Salt Sugar Fat
Salt Sugar Fat
Written by Michael Moss, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449808702
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Salt Sugar Fat
How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Written by Michael Moss
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $22.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARD FOR WRITING AND LITERATURE

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at The... Read more >
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