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Jew Today
Jew Today
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780307759702
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Jew Today

Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2010
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In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, letters and diary entries, weaving together all the periods of the author's life -- from his childhood in Transylvania to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Paris, New York -- Elie Wiesel, acclaimed as one of the most gifted and sensitive writers of our time, probes... Read more >
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Family Sentence
Family Sentence
Written by Jeanine Cornillot
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ISBN: 9780807006177
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Family Sentence
The Search for My Cuban-Revolutionary, Prison-Yard, Mythic-Hero, Deadbeat Dad
Written by Jeanine Cornillot


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $16.00

Jeanine Cornillot was just two years old when her father, a former Cuban revolutionary turned anti-Castro militant, was sentenced to thirty years in a Florida prison for political bombings. His absence left a single mother to raise four children who kept his incarceration a secret and conjured a mythic father-hero out... Read more >
Nothing to Envy
Nothing to Envy
Written by Barbara Demick
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ISBN: 9780385523912
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Nothing to Envy
Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $16.00

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens
 
Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the... Read more >
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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
Written by Timothy Black
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ISBN: 9780307454874
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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
The Lives of Three Puerto Rican Brothers On and Off the Streets
Written by Timothy Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $16.95

A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

This provocative and compelling book examines how jobs, schools, the streets, and prisons have shaped the lives and choices of a generation of Puerto Rican youth at the turn of the twenty-first century.

At the center of this riveting account–based on an unprecedented eighteen-year study–are... Read more >
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Las Mamis
Las Mamis
Edited by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow
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ISBN: 9780307565914
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Las Mamis
Escritores latinos recuerdan a sus madres
Edited by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2010
Price: $9.99

Una maravillosa nueva antología de las editoras de Las Christmas en la que nuestros más admirados autores latinos comparten las memorias de sus madres.

Las mujeres retratadas cariñosamente en Las Mamis son una muestra representativa de la vida y cultura latinas. Ellas vienen de familias ricas de las grandes ciudades latinoamericanas...

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Nothing to Envy
Nothing to Envy
Written by Barbara Demick
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ISBN: 9780385523905
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Nothing to Envy
Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $27.00

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens
 
Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of... Read more >
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Nothing to Envy
Nothing to Envy
Written by Barbara Demick
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ISBN: 9780385529617
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Nothing to Envy
Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Written by Barbara Demick


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $11.99

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens
 
Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of... Read more >
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Sound Kapital
Sound Kapital
Supplement by Yuli Chen, Photographed by Matthew Niederhauser, Introduction by Chairman Ca
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875216
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Sound Kapital

Supplement by Yuli Chen
Photographed by Matthew Niederhauser
Introduction by Chairman Ca


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $24.95

China exists today in a liminal realm, caught between the socialist idealism of old and a calamitous drive for wealth spurned by recent free-market reforms. This seemingly unbridgeable gap tears at the country’s social fabric while provoking younger generations to greater artistic heights. The unique sound emerging from Beijing’s underground delves deeply into this void, aggressively questioning... Read more >
Growing Up Global
Growing Up Global
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar
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ISBN: 9780345506542
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Growing Up Global
Raising Children to Be At Home in the World
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $16.00

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares... Read more >
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Growing Up Global
Growing Up Global
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar
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ISBN: 9780345517005
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Growing Up Global
Raising Children to Be At Home in the World
Written by Homa Sabet Tavangar


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens? A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally oriented programs and advising businesses on how to thrive abroad. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares... Read more >
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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology
Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology
Written by Roberto Santiago
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554833
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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology

Written by Roberto Santiago


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2009
Price: $13.99

MANY CULTURES * ONE WORLD
"Boricua is what Puerto Ricans call one another as a term of endearment, respect, and cultural affirmation; it is a timeless declaration that transcends gender and color. Boricua is a powerful word that tells the origin and history of the Puerto Rican people."
--From the Introduction
From the sun-drenched... Read more >
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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
Written by Timothy Black
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307378347
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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid
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Written by Timothy Black


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $12.99

A WASHINGTON POST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

This provocative and compelling book examines how jobs, schools, the streets, and prisons have shaped the lives and choices of a generation of Puerto Rican youth at the turn of the twenty-first century.

At the center of this riveting account–based on an unprecedented eighteen-year study–are... Read more >
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Messengers of the Wind
Messengers of the Wind
Written by Jane Katz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557926
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Messengers of the Wind

Written by Jane Katz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2009
Price: $14.99

"Messengers of the Wind goes beyond the autobiographies of everyday women. These are women who have long been an invisible part of American culture. Their stories are haunting, frightening, encouraging, and courageous. . . . Katz is a faithful guide."
--The Minnesota Daily
In Messengers of the Wind, Native American women, old and... Read more >
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It's Just Begun
It's Just Begun
Written by Ivan Sanchez and Luis "DJ Disco Wiz" Cedeno
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874943
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It's Just Begun
The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's First Latino DJ
Written by Ivan Sanchez and Luis "DJ Disco Wiz" Cedeno


Format: Hardcover, 180 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $22.95

It’s Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop’s First Latino DJ is a gritty and gripping tale of one man’s struggles to not only survive, but to triumph over adversity and abuse that will make your blood run cold. By conquering unimaginable obstacles, Wiz offers inspiration to... Read more >
Half and Half
Half and Half
Written by Claudine C. O'Hearn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485762
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Half and Half
Writers on Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural
Written by Claudine C. O'Hearn


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

As we approach the twenty-first century, biracialism and biculturalism are becoming increasingly common. Skin color and place of birth are no longer reliable signifiers of one's identity or origin. Simple questions like What are you? and Where are you from? aren't answered--they are discussed.
How do you measure someone's race or culture?... Read more >
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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Written by Gregory Rodriguez
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ISBN: 9780375713200
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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America
Written by Gregory Rodriguez


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.95

An unprecedented account of the long-term cultural and political influences that Mexican-Americans will have on the collective character of our nation.In considering the largest immigrant group in American history, Gregory Rodriguez examines the complexities of its heritage and of the racial and cultural synthesis--mestizaje--that has defined the Mexican people since the... Read more >
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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Written by Gregory Rodriguez
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ISBN: 9780307472731
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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America
Written by Gregory Rodriguez


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 14, 2008
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An unprecedented account of the long-term cultural and political influences that Mexican-Americans will have on the collective character of our nation.In considering the largest immigrant group in American history, Gregory Rodriguez examines the complexities of its heritage and of the racial and cultural synthesis--mestizaje--that has defined the Mexican people since the... Read more >
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The Boston Italians
The Boston Italians
Written by Steve Puleo
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ISBN: 9780807050378
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The Boston Italians
A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day
Written by Steve Puleo


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $17.00

In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the cramped quarters of the North End. Focusing on this first and crucial... Read more >
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The Multicultural Mystique
The Multicultural Mystique
Written by H. E. Baber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025535
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The Multicultural Mystique
The Liberal Case Against Diversity
Written by H. E. Baber


Format: Hardcover, 260 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2008
Price: $26.99

Most literature on multiculturalism assumes, without argument or compelling empirical evidence, that immigrants and members of ethnic minorities prefer to identify with their ancestral cultures. According to the received view, multiculturalism benefits ethnic minorities, who want to maintain distinct cultures and keep to themselves. And it protects them from the pressure... Read more >
Culture and Conflict in the Middle East
Culture and Conflict in the Middle East
Written by Philip Carl Salzman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025870
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Culture and Conflict in the Middle East

Written by Philip Carl Salzman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2007
Price: $34.99

In an era of increasing interaction between the United States and the countries of the Middle East, it has become ever more important for Americans to understand the social forces that shape Middle Eastern cultures. Based on years of his own field research and the ethnographic reports of other scholars, anthropologist... Read more >
Inheriting the Holy Land
Inheriting the Holy Land
Written by Jennifer Miller
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ISBN: 9780307415691
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Inheriting the Holy Land
An American's Search for Hope in the Middle East
Written by Jennifer Miller


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Writing with fierce honesty, Jennifer Miller has created an extraordinary synthesis of history, reportage, and coming-of-age memoir in Inheriting the Holy Land. Her groundbreaking perspective on the conflict is presented through interviews with young Israelis and Palestinians and conversations with some of the most influential officials involved in the Middle East... Read more >
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Las Christmas
Las Christmas
Written by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307426550
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Las Christmas
Favorite Latino Authors Share Their Holiday Memories
Written by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

Twenty-five celebrated Latino writers delight and move us with their recollections of Christmas in this splendid holiday extravaganza.
From Julia Alvarez's tale of how Santicló delivered a beloved uncle from political oppression to Junot Díaz's story of his own uneasy assimilation on his first Christmas in America, to Sandra Cisneros's poignant memories... Read more >
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Shopping for Identity
Shopping for Identity
Written by Marilyn Halter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427700
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Shopping for Identity
The Marketing of Ethnicity
Written by Marilyn Halter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

In America today, you can connect to your ethnic heritage in dozens of ways, or adopt an identity just for an evening. Our society is not a melting pot but a salad bar--a bazaar in which the purveyors of goods and services spend close to $2 billion a year marketing the... Read more >
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Stars of David
Stars of David
Written by Abigail Pogrebin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419323
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Stars of David
Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Written by Abigail Pogrebin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Sixty-two of the most accomplished Jews in America speak intimately—most for the first time—about how they feel about being Jewish. In unusually candid interviews conducted by former 60 Minutes producer Abigail Pogrebin, celebrities ranging from Sarah Jessica Parker to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Larry King to Mike Nichols...

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Chinatown Beat
Chinatown Beat
Written by Henry Chang
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ISBN: 9781569474785
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Chinatown Beat

Written by Henry Chang


Format: Trade Paperback, 220 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Detective Jack Yu grew up in Chinatown. Some of his friends are criminals now; some are dead. Jack has just been transferred to his old neighborhood, where 99 percent of the cops are white. Unlike the others, confused by the residents who speak another language even when they’re speaking English, Jack... Read more >
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