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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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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982220
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... 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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Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Written by Jared Diamond, Read by Doug Ordunio
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307932426
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies
Written by Jared Diamond
Read by Doug Ordunio


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $25.00

Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history’s broadest patterns.

The story begins 13,000 years ago, when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the... Read more >
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Written by Azar Nafisi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979305
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Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Written by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $18.00

Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail... Read more >
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A Year by the Sea
A Year by the Sea
Written by Joan Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307777904
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A Year by the Sea

Written by Joan Anderson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $1.99

Now available in paperback, the entrancing story of how one woman's journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life.

Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the years Joan Anderson was a loving wife and supportive mother, she... 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 >
The Ultimate History of Video Games
The Ultimate History of Video Games
Written by Steven Kent
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780761536437
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The Ultimate History of Video Games
from Pong to Pokemon and beyond...the story behind the craze that touched our lives and changed the world
Written by Steven Kent


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $19.99

Inside the Games You Grew Up with but Never Forgot
With all the whiz, bang, pop, and shimmer of a glowing arcade. The Ultimate History of Video Games reveals everything you ever wanted to know and more about the unforgettable games that changed the world, the visionaries who made them, and the... Read more >
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Geek Wisdom
Geek Wisdom
Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan, Edited by Stephen H. Segal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745270
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Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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