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Kindred

Written by Octavia Butler


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2004
Price: $15.00

Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn... Read more >
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307589675
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $12.00

“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.”
 
Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married... Read more >
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot, Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307712516
Our Price: $20.00

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot
Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $20.00

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are... Read more >
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Written by Jared Diamond, Read by Doug Ordunio
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307932433
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies
Written by Jared Diamond
Read by Doug Ordunio


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $22.50

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs and Steel examines the rise of civilization and the issues its development has raised throughout history.
 
Having done field work in New Guinea for more than 30 years, Jared Diamond presents the geographical and ecological factors that have shaped the modern world. From the viewpoint of... Read more >
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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993424
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $27.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 
Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles.
Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s... 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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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780736697750
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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 Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 17, 2002
Price: $22.95

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 >
The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679721888
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The Woman Warrior
Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
Written by Maxine Hong Kingston


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 1989
Price: $14.95

A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity. Read more >
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307273154
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Half the Sky

Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa... Read more >
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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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