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Censored 2014
Censored 2014
Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored, Illustrated by Khalil Bendib, Foreword by Sarah Van Gelder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804947
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Censored 2014
Fearless Speech in Fateful Times; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2012-13
Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Foreword by Sarah Van Gelder


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $19.95

Truthout’s Progressive Pick of the Week

Ralph Nader’s 10 Books to Provoke Conversation in 2014


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... Read more >
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Censored 2014
Fearless Speech in Fateful Times; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2012-13
Edited by Mickey Huff, Andy Lee Roth and Project Censored
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Foreword by Sarah Van Gelder


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $19.95

Truthout’s Progressive Pick of the Week

Ralph Nader’s 10 Books to Provoke Conversation in 2014


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... Read more >
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The Future
The Future
Written by Al Gore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982893
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The Future
Six Drivers of Global Change
Written by Al Gore


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come.
 
Ours is a time of revolutionary change that has no precedent in history... Read more >
Informing the News
Informing the News
Written by Thomas E. Patterson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806604
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Informing the News
The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism
Written by Thomas E. Patterson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.00

As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters “if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news.” Today’s journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even...

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Informing the News
Informing the News
Written by Thomas E. Patterson
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Informing the News

Written by Thomas E. Patterson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

As the journalist Walter Lippmann noted nearly a century ago, democracy falters “if there is no steady supply of trustworthy and relevant news.” Today’s journalists are not providing it. Too often, reporters give equal weight to facts and biased opinion, stir up small controversies, and substitute infotainment for real news. Even...

Read more >
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Superheroes!
Superheroes!
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, Read by Laurence Maslon
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128544
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Superheroes!
Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor
Read by Laurence Maslon


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that tells the story of the superhero in American popular culture.
 
Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes ever assembled... Read more >
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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349123
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
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Toy Time!
Toy Time!
Written by Christopher Byrne
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ISBN: 9780385349130
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Toy Time!
From Hula Hoops to He-Man to Hungry Hungry Hippos: A Look Back at the Most- Beloved Toys of Decades Past
Written by Christopher Byrne


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

What was your favorite childhood toy?

Do you have fond memories of fighting unseen enemies with your G.I. Joe action figures, demolishing fleets of vehicles with your Tonka Toy Trucks, or Karate-chopping imaginary street thugs with your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  

What about carefree summer afternoons counting ticks on your Skip-It... Read more >
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City Trenches
City Trenches
Written by Ira Katznelson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833402
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City Trenches

Written by Ira Katznelson


Format: eBook, 289 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $16.99

The urban crisis of the 1960s revived a dormant social activism whose protagonists placed their hoped for radical change and political effectiveness in community action. Ironically, the insurgents chose the local community as their terrain for a political battle that in reality involved a few strictly local issues. They failed to...

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For Her Own Good
For Her Own Good
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764164
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For Her Own Good
Two Centuries of the Experts Advice to Women
Written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2013
Price: $11.99

A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other. Read more >
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"You Can Tell Just By Looking"
"You Can Tell Just By Looking"
Written by Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini and Michael Amico
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042458
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"You Can Tell Just By Looking"
And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People
Written by Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini and Michael Amico


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

2014 Lambda Literary Award Finalist: LGBT Nonfiction

Breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives

 
In “You Can Tell Just by Looking” three scholars and activists come together to unpack enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804124218
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Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP Human Geography Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher. This eBook edition has been optimized for digital use with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations.

Inside the Book... Read more >
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A Disability History of the United States
A Disability History of the United States
Written by Kim E. Nielsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807022047
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A Disability History of the United States

Written by Kim E. Nielsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $16.00

The first book to cover the entirety of disability history, from pre-1492 to the present
 
Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. Covering the entirety of US history from pre-1492 to the... Read more >
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Fortunes of Feminism
From Women's Liberation to Identity Politics to Anti-Capitalism
Written by Nancy Fraser


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $24.95

Nancy Fraser’s major new book traces the feminist movement’s evolution since the 1970s and anticipates a new—radical and egalitarian—phase of feminist thought and action.

During the ferment of the New Left, “Second Wave” feminism emerged as a struggle for women’s liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning... Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767919401
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $28.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739315293
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $45.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315309
Our Price: $25.00

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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Shaping Our Nation
Shaping Our Nation
Written by Michael Barone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307461513
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Shaping Our Nation
How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics
Written by Michael Barone


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $27.00

It is often said that America has become culturally diverse only in the past quarter century. But from the country’s beginning, cultural variety and conflict have been a centrifugal force in American politics and a crucial reason for our rise to power.
 
The peopling of the United States is one... Read more >
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Shaping Our Nation
Shaping Our Nation
Written by Michael Barone
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ISBN: 9780307461537
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Shaping Our Nation
How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics
Written by Michael Barone


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

It is often said that America has become culturally diverse only in the past quarter century. But from the country’s beginning, cultural variety and conflict have been a centrifugal force in American politics and a crucial reason for our rise to power.
 
The peopling of the United States is one... 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

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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Suburban Legends
True Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Minivans
Written by Sam Stall


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $14.99

It's a Terrible Day in the Neighborhood
 
They told you the suburbs were a great place to live. They said nothing bad could ever happen here.
But they were wrong.
 
This collection of terrifying true stories exposes the dark side of life in the ’burbs—from corpses buried in backyards... Read more >
Superheroes!
Superheroes!
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348584
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Superheroes!
Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $40.00

Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that tells the story of the superhero in American popular culture.
 
Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes... Read more >
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Superheroes!
Superheroes!
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385348591
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Superheroes!
Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture
Written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.99

Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, the X-Men, Watchmen, and more: the companion volume to the PBS documentary series of the same name that tells the story of the superhero in American popular culture.
 
Together again for the first time, here come the greatest comic book superheroes... Read more >
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The XX Factor
The XX Factor
Written by Alison Wolf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307590404
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The XX Factor
How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
Written by Alison Wolf


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $26.00

Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and  examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their difficult choices.

The gender gap is closing. Today, for the first time in history, tens of millions of women are spending more time... Read more >
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