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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278241
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the post-Columbian network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China...

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A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780679755333
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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2004
Price: $7.50

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play... Read more >
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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718969
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.00

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014...

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Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
Written by Gabriella Coleman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685839
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Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy
The Many Faces of Anonymous
Written by Gabriella Coleman


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says “knows all of Anonymous’ deepest, darkest secrets.”

Half a dozen years ago, anthropologist Gabriella Coleman set out to study the rise of this global phenomenon... 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
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345410085
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga

Written by Hunter S. Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 29, 1996
Price: $16.00

"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and East Oakland, heading for the Monterey peninsula, north of Big Sur. ... Read more >
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000403
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: Hardcover, 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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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437077
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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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 >
Nothing to Envy
Nothing to Envy
Written by Barbara Demick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529617
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Nothing to Envy
Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $11.99

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens
 
Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of... Read more >
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The Foxfire Book
The Foxfire Book
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc., Edited by Eliot Wigginton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385073530
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The Foxfire Book
Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
Written by Foxfire Fund, Inc.
Edited by Eliot Wigginton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 17, 1972
Price: $19.95

In the late 1960s, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing... Read more >
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