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Jet Set
Jet Set
Written by William Stadiem
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345536952
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Jet Set
The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
Written by William Stadiem


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $28.00

In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for... Read more >
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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604839
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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: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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Hungry Planet
Hungry Planet
Written by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780984074426
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Hungry Planet
What the World Eats
Written by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2007
Price: $24.99

The age-old practice of sitting down to a family meal is undergoing unprecedented change as rising world affluence and trade, along with the spread of global food conglomerates, transform eating habits worldwide. HUNGRY PLANET profiles 30 families from around the world--including Bosnia, Chad, Egypt, Greenland, Japan, the United States, and France--and... Read more >
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Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535687
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people...

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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
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Why Gender Matters
Why Gender Matters
Written by Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916257
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Why Gender Matters
What Parents and Teachers Need to Know about the Emerging Science of Sex Differences
Written by Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.99

Are boys and girls really that different? Twenty years ago, doctors and researchers didn’t think so. Back then, most experts believed that differences in how girls and boys behave are mainly due to differences in how they were treated by their parents, teachers, and friends.

It's hard to cling to that... Read more >
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Sister Outsider
Sister Outsider
Written by Audre Lorde, Foreword by Cheryl Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches
Written by Audre Lorde
Foreword by Cheryl Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $16.99

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change... Read more >
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Roberts Ridge
Roberts Ridge
Written by Malcolm MacPherson
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ISBN: 9780440335603
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Roberts Ridge

Written by Malcolm MacPherson


Format: eBook, 350 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $7.99

Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the man’s fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule now: leave no one behind. In this gripping you-are-there... Read more >
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Everything Is Obvious
Everything Is Obvious
Written by Duncan J. Watts
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ISBN: 9780307951793
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Everything Is Obvious
How Common Sense Fails Us
Written by Duncan J. Watts


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $16.00

Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? Why did Facebook succeed when other social networking sites failed? Did the surge in Iraq really lead to less violence? How much can CEO’s impact the performance of their companies? And does higher pay incentivize people to work hard?

If... Read more >
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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 >
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