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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
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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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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780385354059
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Written by Chuck Sambuchino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580084635
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)
Written by Chuck Sambuchino


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

Move over zombies and adolescent vampires.
 
There’s a new threat in town—and it’s only twelve inches tall. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack is the only comprehensive survival guide that will help you prevent, prepare for, and ward off an imminent home invasion by the common garden gnome. Once thought... Read more >
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Salt Sugar Fat
Salt Sugar Fat
Written by Michael Moss
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ISBN: 9780812982190
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Salt Sugar Fat
How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Written by Michael Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARD FOR WRITING AND LITERATURE


Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds... Read more >
The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9780307817655
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The Hot Zone
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $7.99

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team... Read more >
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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
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ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
Stuff White People Like
Stuff White People Like
Written by Christian Lander
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ISBN: 9780812979916
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Stuff White People Like
A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
Written by Christian Lander


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees.

They believe they’re unique, yet somehow they’re... Read more >
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Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804179072
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
Gay Berlin
Gay Berlin
Written by Robert Beachy
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ISBN: 9780385353076
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Gay Berlin
Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Written by Robert Beachy


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity.

Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its “warm brothers” (German slang for men who love other... Read more >
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