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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889751
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $26.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
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ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804166478
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $45.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166485
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $22.50

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Discovering the Lead Codices
Discovering the Lead Codices
Written by David Elkington and Jennifer Elkington
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780287669
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Discovering the Lead Codices
The Book of Seven Seals and the Secret Teachings of Jesus
Written by David Elkington and Jennifer Elkington


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

In March 2011, The Sunday Times ran an article on the discovery of a mysterious cache of palm-sized, ring-bound books made of lead. These lead codices, as they have become known, contain mysterious symbols and inscriptions. One tablet in particular features a portrait of Jesus and has preserved the seven seals...

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Buck
Buck
Written by M.K. Asante
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983623
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by M.K. Asante


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $15.00

A coming-of-age story about navigating the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family, Buck shares the story of a generation through one original and riveting voice. MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: his mother a dancer, his father a revered professor. But as a... Read more >
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The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
The Mystery of the Sealed Books
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $9.99

The Case For the Jordan Lead Codices presents a series of essays by eminent scholars underlining the case for proper analysis and restoration of the codices back to Jordan. For the first time, a very thorough analysis of the metal and its origins is argued by a senior analyst in the private... Read more >
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Dealers

Written by Peter Madsen


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $14.95

"The criminal class is a more exact cross-section of humanity than any trade could be." –Luc Sante, interview by The Believer
 
Weed, coke, heroin, molly, promethazine, crack, PCP, LCD, opium, hashish, mushrooms, and countless other illicit substances flood the streets of New York City where they are consumed as quickly as... Read more >
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Hearts and Hands, Second Edition
Hearts and Hands, Second Edition
Written by Luis J. Rodriguez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805531
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Hearts and Hands, Second Edition
Creating Community in Violent Times
Written by Luis J. Rodriguez


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.95

Hearts and Hands focuses on healing through community building. Empowered by thirty years of experience with gangs in Los Angeles and Chicago, Rodríguez offers a unique book of change. He makes concrete suggestions, shows how we can create nonviolent opportunities for youth today, and redirects kids into productive and satisfying lives... Read more >
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Hearts and Hands, Second Edition
Creating Community in Violent Times
Written by Luis J. Rodriguez


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.95

Hearts and Hands focuses on healing through community building. Empowered by thirty years of experience with gangs in Los Angeles and Chicago, Rodríguez offers a unique book of change. He makes concrete suggestions, shows how we can create nonviolent opportunities for youth today, and redirects kids into productive and satisfying lives... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Discovering the Lead Codices
The Book of Seven Seals and the Secret Teachings of Jesus
Written by David Elkington and Jennifer Elkington


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $1.99

In March 2011, The Sunday Times ran an article on the discovery of a mysterious cache of palm-sized, ring-bound books made of lead. These lead codices, as they have become known, contain mysterious symbols and inscriptions. One tablet in particular features a portrait of Jesus and has preserved the seven seals...

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Undocumented
Undocumented
Written by Aviva Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001677
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
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Undocumented
How Immigration Became Illegal
Written by Aviva Chomsky


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Explores what it means to be undocumented in a legal, social, economic and historical context
 
In this illuminating work, immigrant rights activist Aviva Chomsky shows how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and... Read more >
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The Walls of Delhi
The Walls of Delhi
Written by Uday Prakash, Translated by Jason Grunebaum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805289
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The Walls of Delhi

Written by Uday Prakash
Translated by Jason Grunebaum


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $23.95

A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that’s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby’s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while... Read more >
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The Walls of Delhi

Written by Uday Prakash
Translated by Jason Grunebaum


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $23.95

A street sweeper discovers a cache of black market money and escapes to see the Taj Mahal with his underage mistress; an Untouchable races to reclaim his life that’s been stolen by an upper-caste identity thief; a slum baby’s head gets bigger and bigger as he gets smarter and smarter, while... Read more >
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Critique of Everyday Life

Written by Henri Lefebvre


Format: eBook, 284 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $44.95

Henri Lefebvre’s magnum opus: a monumental exploration of contemporary society.

Henri Lefebvre’s three-volume Critique of Everyday Life is perhaps the richest, most prescient work by one of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers. Written at the birth of post-war consumerism, the Critique was a philosophical inspiration for the 1968 student revolution in France... Read more >
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Critique of Everyday Life
Critique of Everyday Life
Written by Henri Lefebvre
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683170
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Critique of Everyday Life

Written by Henri Lefebvre


Format: Trade Paperback, 944 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $44.95

Henri Lefebvre’s magnum opus: a monumental exploration of contemporary society.

Henri Lefebvre’s three-volume Critique of Everyday Life is perhaps the richest, most prescient work by one of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers. Written at the birth of post-war consumerism, the Critique was a philosophical inspiration for the 1968 student revolution in France... Read more >
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The Farmer in All of Us
The Farmer in All of Us
Contribution by Paul Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213304
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The Farmer in All of Us
An American Portrait
Contribution by Paul Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $45.00

What began as an ode to the American farmer has evolved into an anthem to an iconic American way of life. Inspiring and moving, the book follows the themes of the heartwarming speech by legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey, “So God Made a Farmer.” Based on the TV commercial watched by... Read more >
Fukushima
What You Need to Know
Written by Mark Heley


Format: eBook, 152 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $2.99

Fukushima: What You Need to Know is a concise but comprehensive guide to the disaster at Fukushima and its ongoing consequences. Presenting a solution-based approach, Mark Heley details the current problems and future potential risks and offers balanced information about what we can do about them.

The book covers:
• The... Read more >
The Happy Atheist
The Happy Atheist
Written by PZ Myers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307739803
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The Happy Atheist

Written by PZ Myers


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.00

On his popular science blog, Pharyngula, PZ Myers has entertained millions of readers with his infectious love of evolutionary science and his equally infectious disdain for creationism, biblical literalism, intelligent design theory, and other products of godly illogic. This funny and fearless book collects and expands on some of his most... Read more >
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Hillbilly Women
Hillbilly Women
Written by Skye Moody
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173698
Our Price: $11.99
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Hillbilly Women
Struggle and Survival in Southern Appalachia
Written by Skye Moody


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $11.99

“This book tells what it means to be a woman when you are poor, when you are proud, and when you are a hillbilly.”

First published in 1973, Skye Moody’s Hillbilly Women shares the stunning and raw oral histories of nineteen women in twentieth-century Southern Appalachia, from their day-to-day struggles for... Read more >
The New Art of Capturing Love
The New Art of Capturing Love
Written by Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804185240
Our Price: $19.99
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The New Art of Capturing Love
The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography
Written by Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $19.99

The first guide to posing and sensitively capturing same-sex couples on their big day, The New Art of Capturing Love equips semi-pro and professional wedding photographers to enter the exciting new LGBT wedding photography market.

With nearly half of the states in the US (and 13 countries) currently recognizing same-sex partnerships, the market for... Read more >
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The New Art of Capturing Love
The New Art of Capturing Love
Written by Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804185233
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The New Art of Capturing Love
The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography
Written by Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $24.99

The first guide to posing and sensitively capturing same-sex couples on their big day, The New Art of Capturing Love equips semi-pro and professional wedding photographers to enter the exciting new LGBT wedding photography market.

These are exciting times for marriage equalitybut capturing memorable LGBTQ portraits requires a novel approach to posing... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
Place, Not Race
Written by Sheryll Cashin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807086148
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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