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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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 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
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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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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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The Second Sex
The Second Sex
Written by Simone de Beauvoir, Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277787
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The Second Sex

Written by Simone de Beauvoir
Translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.95

Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman,” and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness.  This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English...

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Written by Jane Jacobs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679741954
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Written by Jane Jacobs


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1992
Price: $16.95

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured. In prose... Read more >
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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The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645467
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
The Power Broker
The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394720241
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The Power Broker
Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: Trade Paperback, 1344 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1975
Price: $26.00

One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost... Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780739315309
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

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 Norse Myths
The Norse Myths
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780394748467
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The Norse Myths

Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 12, 1981
Price: $18.95

Here are thirty-two classic myths that bring the Viking world vividly to life. The mythic legacy of the Scandinavians includes a cycle of stories filled with magnificent images from pre-Christian Europe. Gods, humans, and monstrous beasts engage in prodigious drinking bouts, contests of strength, greedy schemes for gold, and lusty encounters... Read more >
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