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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979329
Our Price: $16.00
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
The Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Illustrated by Molly Crabapple
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993424
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The Divide
American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Written by Matt Taibbi
Illustrated by Molly Crabapple


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $27.00

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 >
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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: $13.99

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 Divide
The Divide
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Ray Porter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128056
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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

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 >
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The Stop
How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

“[A] terrific book about a visionary post–food bank project.” —Michael Pollan

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British super chef Jamie Oliver called it "amazing," writing that he'd traveled all over the world and never seen anything like it. New York Times food writer Mark Bittman called it "one of those forward-thinking groups pointing the... Read more >
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The Stop
The Stop
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193496
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The Stop
How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement
Written by Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $19.95

“[A] terrific book about a visionary post–food bank project.” —Michael Pollan

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

British super chef Jamie Oliver called it "amazing," writing that he'd traveled all over the world and never seen anything like it. New York Times food writer Mark Bittman called it "one of those forward-thinking groups pointing the... Read more >
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Fire in the Ashes
Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400052479
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Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his previous prize-winning books, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and unexpected victories as they grow into...

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The Corner
The Corner
Written by David Simon and Edward Burns
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833464
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The Corner
A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood
Written by David Simon and Edward Burns


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

The crime-infested intersection of West Fayette and Monroe Streets is well-known--and cautiously avoided--by most of Baltimore. But this notorious corner's 24-hour open-air drug market provides the economic fuel for a dying neighborhood. David Simon, an award-winning author and crime reporter, and Edward Burns, a 20-year veteran of the urban drug war... Read more >
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Fire in the Ashes
Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435950
Our Price: $11.99
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Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $11.99

   In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and...

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Fire in the Ashes
Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400052462
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Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $27.00

   In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and...

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Fire in the Ashes
Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol, Read by Keythe Farley
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449012598
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Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Read by Keythe Farley


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $40.00

   In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and...

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Fire in the Ashes
Fire in the Ashes
Written by Jonathan Kozol, Read by Keythe Farley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012604
Our Price: $22.50

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Fire in the Ashes
Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Read by Keythe Farley


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 28, 2012
Price: $22.50

   In this powerful and culminating work about a group of inner-city children he has known for many years, Jonathan Kozol returns to the scene of his prize-winning books Rachel and Her Children and Amazing Grace, and to the children he has vividly portrayed, to share with us their fascinating journeys and...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Price of Civilization
The Price of Civilization
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980462
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The Price of Civilization
Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
 
“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”—The American Prospect
 
In this forceful and impassioned book, Jeffrey D...

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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435660
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Amazing Grace
The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $15.00

Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol’s classic book on life and death in the South Bronx—the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States. He brings us into overcrowded schools, dysfunctional hospitals, and rat-infested homes where families have been ravaged by depression and anxiety, drug-related violence, and the spread of AIDS. But he...

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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436650
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Amazing Grace
The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $11.99

The author of Savage Inequalities, a New York Times best-seller, and Rachel and Her Children, winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, tells the stories of a handful of children who have--through the love and support of their families and dedicated community leaders--not yet lost their battle with the perils... Read more >
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679643951
Our Price: $11.99
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307934055
Our Price: $35.00
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $35.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307934062
Our Price: $17.50

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $17.50

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067558
Our Price: $27.00
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $27.00

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605027
Our Price: $14.99
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity

Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
 
“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”—The American Prospect
 
In this forceful and impassioned book, Jeffrey D... Read more >
The Price of Civilization
The Price of Civilization
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Read by Richard McGonagle
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307913036
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The Price of Civilization
Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $40.00

For more than three decades, Jeffrey D. Sachs has been at the forefront of international economic problem solving.  But Sachs turns his attention back home in The Price of Civilization, a book that is essential reading for every American. In a forceful, impassioned, and personal voice, he offers not only a... Read more >
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The Price of Civilization
The Price of Civilization
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Read by Richard McGonagle
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307913043
Our Price: $20.00

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The Price of Civilization
Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $20.00

For more than three decades, Jeffrey D. Sachs has been at the forefront of international economic problem solving.  But Sachs turns his attention back home in The Price of Civilization, a book that is essential reading for every American. In a forceful, impassioned, and personal voice, he offers not only a... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD and a trade paperback.
Ask Me Why I Hurt
Ask Me Why I Hurt
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719010
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $15.00

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way. Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of Dr. Randy Christensen. Trained as a pediatrician, he works not in a typical hospital setting but, rather... Read more >
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
Ask Me Why I Hurt
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719027
Our Price: $11.99
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of Dr. Randy Christensen. Trained as a pediatrician, he works not in a typical hospital setting but, rather... Read more >
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All You Can Eat
How Hungry is America?
Written by Joel Berg


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

With the biting wit of Supersize Me and the passion of a lifelong activist, Joel Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait on lines at food pantries across the nation—the modern breadline. All You Can Eat reveals that hunger is a problem as... Read more >
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