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Bitch
Bitch
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385484015
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Bitch
In Praise of Difficult Women
Written by Elizabeth Wurtzel


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: May 18, 1999
Price: $16.00

No one better understands the desire to be bad than Elizabeth Wurtzel.

Bitch is a brilliant tract on the history of manipulative female behavior. By looking at women who derive their power from their sexuality, Wurtzel offers a trenchant cultural critique of contemporary gender relations. Beginning with Delilah, the first woman to... Read more >
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MWF Seeking BFF
MWF Seeking BFF
Written by Rachel Bertsche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345524942
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MWF Seeking BFF
My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $15.00

When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. Sure, she has plenty of BFFs—in New York and San Francisco and Boston... Read more >
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The Israeli Solution
The Israeli Solution
Written by Caroline Glick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348065
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The Israeli Solution
A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East
Written by Caroline Glick


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

A  manifesto that exposes the flaws in the two-state policy of the United States toward Israel and the Palestinians and offers a direct and powerful call for Israeli sovereignty in the region.
 
The reigning consensus in elite and academic circles is that the United States must seek to resolve the... Read more >
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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Traffic
Traffic
Written by Tom Vanderbilt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277190
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Traffic
Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Written by Tom Vanderbilt


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.95

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
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In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why... Read more >
Superheroes!
Superheroes!
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348584
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Superheroes!
Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $40.00

Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that tells the story of the superhero in American popular culture.
 
Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes... Read more >
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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Tony Goldwyn
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739323595
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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Written by Erik Larson
Read by Tony Goldwyn


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $19.99

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America’s rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair’s brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country’s most important structures, including the... Read more >
Black Hearts
Black Hearts
Written by Jim Frederick
Format: eBook
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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We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812984842
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $16.00

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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Outcasts United
Outcasts United
Written by Warren St. John
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385522045
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Outcasts United
An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference
Written by Warren St. John


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $15.00

The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town

Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world’s war zones—from Liberia... Read more >
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