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Buck
Buck
Written by MK Asante, Read by MK Asante and Adenrele Ojo
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ISBN: 9780804163927
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by MK Asante
Read by MK Asante and Adenrele Ojo


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $17.50

A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family—this is the riveting story of a generation told through one dazzlingly poetic new voice.
 
MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: a mother who led the new nation’s dance company and... Read more >
Class A
Class A
Written by Lucas Mann
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ISBN: 9780307907554
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Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere
Written by Lucas Mann


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

An unforgettable chronicle of a year of minor-league baseball in a small Iowa town that follows not only the travails of the players of the Clinton LumberKings but also the lives of their dedicated fans and of the town itself.
 
Award-winning essayist Lucas Mann delivers a powerful debut in his telling of the...

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Snob Zones
Snob Zones
Written by Lisa Prevost
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001578
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Snob Zones
Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate
Written by Lisa Prevost


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $25.95

An exploration of the corrosive effects of overpriced housing, exclusionary zoning, and the flight of the younger population in the Northeast

Winner of the 2014 Bruss Silver Award and First-Time Author Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors

Towns with strict zoning are the best towns, aren't they? They're all about...

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Snob Zones
Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate
Written by Lisa Prevost


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $25.95

An exploration of the corrosive effects of overpriced housing, exclusionary zoning, and the flight of the younger population in the Northeast

Winner of the 2014 Bruss Silver Award and First-Time Author Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors

Towns with strict zoning are the best towns, aren't they? They're all about...

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NEW YORK INTELLECT
NEW YORK INTELLECT
Written by Thomas Bender
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ISBN: 9780307831521
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NEW YORK INTELLECT

Written by Thomas Bender


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $17.99

New York Intellect is Thomas Bender's remarkable look at the connections between the life of a city and the life of the mind. New York has never been comfortable or convenient as a milieu for art and intellect, Bender notes. Yet New Yorkers have always struggled to create institutions and styles... Read more >
City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
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ISBN: 9780307454300
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $14.95

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had... Read more >
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The Spirit of Community
The Spirit of Community
Written by Dr. Amitai Etzioni
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ISBN: 9780307830494
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The Spirit of Community
Rights, Responsibilities, and the Communitarian Agenda
Written by Dr. Amitai Etzioni


Format: eBook, 323 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $9.99

America needs to move from me to we.
 
In The Spirit of Community, renowned professor and former White House Fellow Amitai Etzioni, the founder of the Communitarian movement, lays out a blueprint for how in the 1990s Americans can move forward—together.
 
The Spirit of Community calls for a reawakening of our allegiance to... Read more >
Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
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ISBN: 9780679605188
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving
 
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become...

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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
Written by Alan Ehrenhalt
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ISBN: 9780307474377
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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $16.95

Eye-opening and thoroughly engaging, this is an indispensible look at American urban/suburban society and its future.
 
In The Great Inversion, Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanologists, reveals how the roles of America’s cities and suburbs are changing places—young adults and affluent retirees moving in, while immigrants and the less affluent are...

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Jumped In
Jumped In
Written by Jorja Leap
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ISBN: 9780807044810
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Jumped In
What Gangs Taught Me about Violence, Drugs, Love, and Redemption
Written by Jorja Leap


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

When Jorja Leap began studying Los Angeles gang violence in 2002, she encountered a myriad of proposed solutions to the seemingly intractable “gang problem” and set out to discover what was really going on. The stakes—then and now—could not be higher: a child or teenager is killed by gunfire every three...

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Children of the City
Children of the City
Written by David Nasaw
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ISBN: 9780345802972
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Children of the City
At Work and at Play
Written by David Nasaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

This classic title, which was the inspiration for the story behind the new musical Newsies, paints a surprising and indelible portrait of the bitter hardships, amazing resourcefulness, and unadulterated joys experienced by immigrant children in American metropolises at the turn of the century.

The turn of the century was a time of explosive growth for... Read more >
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
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ISBN: 9780770435950
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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, Read by Keythe Farley
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012604
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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...

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Walking Home
Walking Home
Written by Ken Greenberg
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ISBN: 9780307358158
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Walking Home
The Life and Lessons of a City Builder
Written by Ken Greenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $21.00

One of the world's foremost urban designers shares his passion and methods for rejuvenating neglected cities and argues passionately for the importance and possibilities of their renewal.

From a youth spent in the boroughs of New York City and other great cities of the world, to his beginnings as an architect in... Read more >
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Ordinary Resurrections
Ordinary Resurrections
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770435677
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Ordinary Resurrections
Children in the Years of Hope
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
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  Jonathan Kozol's books have become touchstones of the American conscience. In Ordinary Resurrections, he spends four years in the South Bronx with children who have become his friends at a badly underfunded but enlightened public school. A fascinating narrative of daily urban life, Ordinary Resurrections gives a human face to...

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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770436667
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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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
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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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Children Of The City
Children Of The City
Written by David Nasaw
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816627
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Children Of The City
At Work and at Play
Written by David Nasaw


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2012
Price: $11.99

This classic title, which was the inspiration for the story behind the new musical Newsies, paints a surprising and indelible portrait of the bitter hardships, amazing resourcefulness, and unadulterated joys experienced by immigrant children in American metropolises at the turn of the century.

The turn of the century was a time of explosive growth for... Read more >
Building The Dream
Building The Dream
Written by Gwendolyn Wright
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ISBN: 9780307817112
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Building The Dream

Written by Gwendolyn Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $17.99

For Gwendolyn Wright, the houses of America are the diaries of the American people. They create a fascinating chronicle of the way we have lived, and a reflection of every political, economic, or social issue we have been concerned with. Why did plantation owners build uniform cabins for their slaves? Why were... Read more >
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
Written by Alan Ehrenhalt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957405
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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

In The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City we travel the nation with Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanists, as he explains how America’s cities are changing, what makes them succeed or fail, and what this means for our future.
Just a couple of decades ago, we...

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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City
Written by Alan Ehrenhalt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272744
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The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

Written by Alan Ehrenhalt


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $26.95

In The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City we travel the nation with Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanists, as he explains how America’s cities are changing, what makes them succeed or fail, and what this means for our future.
Just a couple of decades ago, we...

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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307454317
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of... Read more >
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