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The Essential Feminist Reader
The Essential Feminist Reader
Edited by Estelle Freedman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974607
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The Essential Feminist Reader

Edited by Estelle Freedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $17.95

Including: Susan B. Anthony Simone de Beauvoir W.E.B. Du Bois Hélène Cixous Betty Friedan Charlotte Perkins Gilman Emma Goldman Guerrilla Girls Ding Ling • Audre Lorde John Stuart Mill Christine de Pizan Adrienne Rich Margaret Sanger Huda Shaarawi • Sojourner Truth Mary Wollstonecraft Virginia Woolf

The Essential Feminist Reader is the first... Read more >
The Wisdom of Crowds
The Wisdom of Crowds
Written by James Surowiecki
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ISBN: 9780385721707
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The Wisdom of Crowds

Written by James Surowiecki


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2005
Price: $15.95

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant–better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.

With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki... Read more >
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Anatomy of Violence
Written by Adrian Raine
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ISBN: 9780307475619
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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New Scientist Best Book of 2013
Winner of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia's Annual Literary Award

Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition...

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
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ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned... Read more >
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The Moral Animal
The Moral Animal
Written by Robert Wright
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ISBN: 9780679763994
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The Moral Animal
Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 29, 1995
Price: $18.00

Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their... Read more >
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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814289
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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: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

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.


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Africa
Africa
Written by John Reader
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ISBN: 9780679738695
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Africa
A Biography of the Continent
Written by John Reader


Format: Trade Paperback, 816 pages
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $20.00

"Awe-inspiring . . . a masterly synthesis."
--The New York Times Book Review

"Deeply penetrating, intensely thought-provoking and thoroughly informed . . . one of the most important general surveys of Africa that has been produced in the last decade." --The Washington Post

In 1978, paleontologists in East Africa discovered the earliest evidence... Read more >
Race, Rhetoric, And Identity
Race, Rhetoric, And Identity
Written by Molefi Kete Asante
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023180
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Race, Rhetoric, And Identity
The Architecton Of Soul
Written by Molefi Kete Asante


Format: Hardcover, 249 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2005
Price: $30.99

In this new collection of insightful essays, the most prolific contemporary African American intellectual and the leader of the Afrocentric school of thought turns his critical attention to the many ways in which modes of communication in American culture have created a dehumanizing African American identity. Asante examines a wide range... Read more >
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
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ISBN: 9780679604297
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this landmark work, one of the world’s most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire—three thousand years of wild drama, bold spectacle, and unforgettable characters.

Award-winning scholar Toby Wilkinson... Read more >
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Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
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ISBN: 9780307450982
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Black Hearts
One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
Written by Jim Frederick


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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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