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Noticia de un secuestro
Noticia de un secuestro
Written by Gabriel García Márquez
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ISBN: 9781101911235
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Noticia de un secuestro

Written by Gabriel García Márquez


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

La crónica de un secuestro real magistralmente retratado por Gabriel García Márquez.
 
En 1990, temiendo la extradición a Estados Unidos, Pablo Escobar —cabecilla del cartel de Medellín— secuestroì a diez conocidos colombianos para usarlos como moneda de cambio. Con el ojo de un poeta, Gabriel García Márquez... Read more >
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High Times
High Times
Written by Editors of High Times Magazine, Introduction by Tommy Chong
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576877241
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High Times
A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine
Written by Editors of High Times Magazine
Introduction by Tommy Chong


Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $45.00

Founded in 1974 by an ambitious political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a revolutionary venture right from the start. Providing alternative political commentary and unabashed enthusiasm for cannabis, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the proven success and staying power of the magazine throughout the years has cemented its reputation as the world's... Read more >
Tell Everyone
Tell Everyone
Written by Alfred Hermida
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ISBN: 9780385679565
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Tell Everyone
Why We Share and Why It Matters
Written by Alfred Hermida


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
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Social media is fuelling our human urge to share, affecting the information we depend on to make smart decisions, from choosing politicians to doing business to raising money for charity. Tell Everyone delves into contemporary culture to reveal how social media has become the planet's nervous system—amplifying the power of individuals...

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Tell Everyone
Tell Everyone
Written by Alfred Hermida
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Tell Everyone
Why We Share and Why It Matters
Written by Alfred Hermida


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
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Social media is fuelling our human urge to share, affecting the information we depend on to make smart decisions, from choosing politicians to doing business to raising money for charity. Tell Everyone delves into contemporary culture to reveal how social media has become the planet's nervous system—amplifying the power of individuals...

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Annihilation of Caste
Annihilation of Caste
Written by B.R. Ambedkar, Edited by S. Anand, Introduction by Arundhati Roy
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ISBN: 9781781688311
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Annihilation of Caste
The Annotated Critical Edition
Written by B.R. Ambedkar
Edited by S. Anand
Introduction by Arundhati Roy


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

“What the Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to India.” —Anand Teltumbde, author of The Persistence of Caste

B.R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important, yet neglected, works of political writing from India. Written in 1936, it is an audacious denunciation of... Read more >
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Annihilation of Caste
The Annotated Critical Edition
Written by B.R. Ambedkar
Edited by S. Anand
Introduction by Arundhati Roy


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

“What the Communist Manifesto is to the capitalist world, Annihilation of Caste is to India.” —Anand Teltumbde, author of The Persistence of Caste

B.R. Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important, yet neglected, works of political writing from India. Written in 1936, it is an audacious denunciation of... Read more >
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Black Prophetic Fire
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... Read more >
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... Read more >
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Casa Susanna
Casa Susanna
Edited by Michel Hurst and Robert Swope
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576877333
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Casa Susanna

Edited by Michel Hurst and Robert Swope


Format: Trade Paperback, 156 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

Some time ago, while at a New York flea market, inveterate collectors Michael Hurst and Robert Swope discovered a large body of snapshots: album after aged album of well-preserved images, taken roughly between the mid-50s and mid-60s, depicting a group of cross-dressers united around a place called Casa Susanna, a rather... Read more >
Censored 2015
Censored 2015
Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored, Illustrated by Khalil Bendib, Foreword by Ralph Nader
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ISBN: 9781609805654
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Censored 2015
Inspiring We the People; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2013- 2014
Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Foreword by Ralph Nader


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $18.95

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to... Read more >
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Cinderland
Cinderland
Written by Amy Jo Burns
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ISBN: 9780807037034
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Cinderland
A Memoir
Written by Amy Jo Burns


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $24.95

A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet

Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour shifts her parents’ generation had known, the Mercury Amy Jo knew was marred by empty houses...

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Cinderland
A Memoir
Written by Amy Jo Burns


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $24.95

A riveting literary debut about the cost of keeping quiet

Amy Jo Burns grew up in Mercury, Pennsylvania, an industrial town humbled by the steel collapse of the 1980s. Instead of the construction booms and twelve-hour shifts her parents’ generation had known, the Mercury Amy Jo knew was marred by empty houses...

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Hunting Season
Hunting Season
Written by Mirta Ojito
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ISBN: 9780807061220
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Hunting Season
Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town
Written by Mirta Ojito


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $18.00

2014 International Latino Awards Finalist

The true story of an immigrant's murder that turned a quaint village on the Long Island shore into ground zero in the war on immigration

 
In November 2008, Marcelo Lucero, a thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he... Read more >
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The Idealist
The Idealist
Written by Nina Munk
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ISBN: 9780767929424
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The Idealist
Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty
Written by Nina Munk


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award


In 2006, Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and author of the influential bestseller The End of Poverty— launched the Millennium Villages Project... Read more >
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Inequality and the 1%
Inequality and the 1%
Written by Danny Dorling
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ISBN: 9781781685853
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Inequality and the 1%

Written by Danny Dorling


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found new ways of protecting their wealth, everyone else has suffered the penalties of... Read more >
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Inequality and the 1%

Written by Danny Dorling


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found new ways of protecting their wealth, everyone else has suffered the penalties of... Read more >
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Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
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ISBN: 9780385528238
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $27.95

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert, Read by Bob Herbert
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ISBN: 9780804193559
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert
Read by Bob Herbert


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On Sale: October 7, 2014
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From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
Losing Our Way
Losing Our Way
Written by Bob Herbert, Read by Bob Herbert
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Losing Our Way
An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America
Written by Bob Herbert
Read by Bob Herbert


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On Sale: October 7, 2014
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From longtime New York Times columnist Bob Herbert comes a wrenching portrayal of ordinary Americans struggling for survival in a nation that has lost its way

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column... Read more >
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Secrets and Lies
Secrets and Lies
Written by Jane Isay
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ISBN: 9780307742247
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Secrets and Lies
Surviving the Truths That Change Our Lives
Written by Jane Isay


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

Secrets and Lies is a compellingly readable journey into the realm of family secrets, offering lessons and insights for those who are hiding the truth and for those who discover what has long been hidden.

Jane Isay was both a secret finder and a secret keeper. After fifteen years of marriage, her...

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Song of the Caged Bird
Song of the Caged Bird
Written by Marcello di Cintio
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ISBN: 9780345809056
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Song of the Caged Bird
Words as Resistance in Palestine
Written by Marcello di Cintio


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $2.99

For political readers and anyone invested in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Marcello Di Cintio's Song of the Caged Bird is a refreshing look at Palestinian resistance--through literature and the power of books.
 
When Marcello Di Cintio began teaching at the Palestine Writing Workshop in Ramallah, he avoided making reference to the occupation in... Read more >
The View from the Train
The View from the Train
Written by Patrick Keiller
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ISBN: 9781781687765
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The View from the Train
Cities and Other Landscapes
Written by Patrick Keiller


Format: Trade Paperback, 228 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

“Robinson believed that, if he looked at it hard enough, he could cause the surface of the city to reveal to him the molecular basis of historical events, and in this way he hoped to see into the future.”

In his sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story of the places... Read more >
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Orientalism
Orientalism
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780804153867
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Orientalism

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2014
Price: $12.99

The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs. Read more >
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Nation to Nation
Nation to Nation
Edited by Suzan Shown Harjo, Contribution by Kevin Gover, Philip J. Deloria, Hank Adams and N. Scott Momaday
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344786
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Nation to Nation
Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
Edited by Suzan Shown Harjo
Contribution by Kevin Gover, Philip J. Deloria, Hank Adams and N. Scott Momaday


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $40.00

Nation to Nation explores the promises, diplomacy, and betrayals involved in treaties and treaty making between the United States government and Native Nations. One side sought to own the riches of North America and the other struggled to hold on to traditional homelands and ways of life. The book reveals how... Read more >
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