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The Slaughter
The Slaughter
Written by Ethan Gutmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149406
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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
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Typhoid Mary
Captive to the Public's Health
Written by Judith Walzer Leavitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $24.00

She was an Irish immigrant cook. Between 1900 and 1907, she infected twenty-two New Yorkers with typhoid fever through her puddings and cakes; one of them died. Tracked down through epidemiological detective work, she was finally apprehended as she hid behind a barricade of trashcans. To protect the public's health, authorities... Read more >
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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804128094
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $45.00

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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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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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
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ISBN: 9780307718983
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

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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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128100
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.00

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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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069255
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $27.00

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603566
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359900
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $20.00

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307955654
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

Full Body Burden is Kristen Iversen's story of growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant. It's also a book about the destructive power of secretsboth family secrets and government secrets. Her father's hidden liquor bottles, the strange cancers in children in the...

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The Autism Puzzle
The Autism Puzzle
Written by Brita Belli, Foreword by Caroline Cox
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804602
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The Autism Puzzle
Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates
Written by Brita Belli
Foreword by Caroline Cox


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

With 1 in 88 American children now affected by autism, The Autism Puzzle is the first book to move beyond the distractions of the vaccine debate to address compelling new evidence that autism may be the result of the pairing of environmental exposures with genetic susceptibilities that together impact the brain...

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Cancer in the Community
Class and Medical Authority
Written by Martha Balshem


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Focusing on deep conflicts between the medical establishment and the working class, Martha Balshem chronicles a health education project in “Tannerstown,” a pseudonym for a blue-collar neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia. Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
Our Price: $28.00
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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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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538611
Our Price: $14.99
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

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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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin, Read by Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360319
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $25.00

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 >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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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Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307955647
Our Price: $11.99
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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Full Body Burden
Full Body Burden
Written by Kristen Iversen, Read by Kirsten Potter and Kristen Iversen
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449009673
Our Price: $24.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen
Read by Kirsten Potter and Kristen Iversen


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $24.00

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...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Born With a Junk Food Deficiency
Born With a Junk Food Deficiency
Written by Martha Rosenberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145934
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Born With a Junk Food Deficiency
How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health
Written by Martha Rosenberg


Format: Hardcover, 373 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $24.00

This hard-hitting exposé blows the lid off of everything you thought you knew about Big Pharma and Big Food. What goes on behind the scenes in these industries is more suspicious, more devious, more disreputable than you could have ever imagined. Rosenberg’s message is clear: the pharmaceutical and agricultural industries are... Read more >
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Born With a Junk Food Deficiency
How Flaks, Quacks, and Hacks Pimp the Public Health
Written by Martha Rosenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This hard-hitting exposé blows the lid off of everything you thought you knew about Big Pharma and Big Food. What goes on behind the scenes in these industries is more suspicious, more devious, more disreputable than you could have ever imagined. Rosenberg’s message is clear: the pharmaceutical and agricultural industries are... Read more >
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Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Written by Sandra Beasley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588128
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Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Tales from an Allergic Life
Written by Sandra Beasley


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $14.00

A beautifully written and darkly funny journey through the world of the allergic.
 
Like twelve million other Americans, Sandra Beasley suffers from food allergies. Her allergies—severe and lifelong—include dairy, egg, soy, beef, shrimp, pine nuts, cucumbers, cantaloupe, honeydew, mango, macadamias, pistachios, cashews, swordfish, and mustard. Add to that mold, dust, grass and...

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817655
Our Price: $7.99
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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 Healthcare Cure
The Healthcare Cure
Written by Jeff Margolis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616144876
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The Healthcare Cure
How Sharing Information Can Make the System Work Better
Written by Jeff Margolis


Format: Trade Paperback, 226 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $21.00

In this lucidly presented and forward-looking book, the author proposes a needed and workable solution to the challenge of providing affordable health care for all Americans. Margolis takes a fresh look at the healthcare system from the perspective of various industry participants, to reveal how the system can be adjusted to... Read more >
Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Written by Sandra Beasley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307588135
Our Price: $9.99
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Don't Kill the Birthday Girl
Tales from an Allergic Life
Written by Sandra Beasley


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $9.99

A beautifully written and darkly funny journey through the world of the allergic.
 
Like twelve million other Americans, Sandra Beasley suffers from food allergies. Her allergies—severe and lifelong—include dairy, egg, soy, beef, shrimp, pine nuts, cucumbers, cantaloupe, honeydew, mango, macadamias, pistachios, cashews, swordfish, and mustard. Add to that mold, dust, grass and...

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