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We Should All Be Feminists
We Should All Be Feminists
Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872932
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We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $1.99

An eBook short.

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity... Read more >
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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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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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Stuff White People Like
Stuff White People Like
Written by Christian Lander
Format: Trade Paperback
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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Black Prophetic Fire
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... 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 >
The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128056
Our Price: $24.00

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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Read by Ray Porter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

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... Read more >
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The Social Animal
The Social Animal
Written by David Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979374
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The Social Animal
The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
Written by David Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success...

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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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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767919401
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $28.95

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 >
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