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The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307266088
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The Looming Tower

Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $12.99

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

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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 Power Broker
The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro
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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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Nine Parts of Desire
Nine Parts of Desire
Written by Geraldine Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385475778
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Nine Parts of Desire
The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Written by Geraldine Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1995
Price: $15.00

With a New Afterword

As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent fundamentalism. Yet for her, headline events were only the backdrop to a less obvious but more enduring drama: the daily... Read more >
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The Israeli Solution
The Israeli Solution
Written by Caroline Glick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348065
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The Israeli Solution
A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East
Written by Caroline Glick


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

A  manifesto that exposes the flaws in the two-state policy of the United States toward Israel and the Palestinians and offers a direct and powerful call for Israeli sovereignty in the region.
 
The reigning consensus in elite and academic circles is that the United States must seek to resolve the... Read more >
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They Came Before Columbus
They Came Before Columbus
Written by Ivan Van Sertima
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968170
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They Came Before Columbus
The African Presence in Ancient America
Written by Ivan Van Sertima


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $15.95

They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of... Read more >
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 >
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: 9780307589682
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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

Written by Nujood Ali and Delphine Minoui


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

“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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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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Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307955630
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $25.00

Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow...

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