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The Slaughter

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Slaughter
Written by Ethan Gutmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149406
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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
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The Slaughter
Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem
Written by Ethan Gutmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

The inside story of China's organ transplant business and its macabre connection with internment camps and killing fields for arrested dissidents, especially the adherents of Falun Gong.

Mass murder is alive and well. That is the stark conclusion of this comprehensive investigation into the Chinese state's secret program to get rid of political... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History
Human Rights and the Uses of History
Written by Samuel Moyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682630
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

What are the origins of human rights? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In this sequence of reflective and critical studies, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading interpreters of human rights... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

Where did human rights come from? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In a series of reflective and critical essays, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading theorists of human rights, who...

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World Report 2014
World Report 2014
Written by Human Rights Watch, Introduction by Kenneth Roth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805555
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962959
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962966
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436919
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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Chasing Chaos
Chasing Chaos
Written by Jessica Alexander
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ISBN: 9780770436926
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Chasing Chaos
My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid
Written by Jessica Alexander


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $10.99

Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and...

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The Blood Telegram
The Blood Telegram
Written by Gary J. Bass
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700209
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The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $30.00

A riveting history—the first full account—of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.

Giving an astonishing inside...

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The Blood Telegram
The Blood Telegram
Written by Gary J. Bass
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350471
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The Blood Telegram
Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

A riveting history—the first full account—of the involvement of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger in the 1971 atrocities in Bangladesh that led to war between India and Pakistan, shaped the fate of Asia, and left in their wake a host of major strategic consequences for the world today.

Giving an astonishing inside...

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The New York Review Abroad
The New York Review Abroad
Edited by Robert B. Silvers, Introduction by Ian Buruma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176313
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The New York Review Abroad
Fifty Years of International Reportage
Edited by Robert B. Silvers
Introduction by Ian Buruma


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $30.00

For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not only brings together twenty-eight of the most riveting of these pieces but includes... Read more >
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The New York Review Abroad
Fifty Years of International Reportage
Edited by Robert B. Silvers
Introduction by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $30.00

For the past fifty years, The New York Review of Books has covered virtually every international revolution and movement of consequence by dispatching the world’s most brilliant writers to write eyewitness accounts. The New York Review Abroad not only brings together twenty-eight of the most riveting of these pieces but includes... Read more >
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Drone Warfare
Killing by Remote Control
Written by Medea Benjamin
Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing—and most secretive—fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had a fleet of nearly 7,500, and the US Air Force now trains more... Read more >
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Drone Warfare
Drone Warfare
Written by Medea Benjamin, Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680773
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Drone Warfare
Killing by Remote Control
Written by Medea Benjamin
Foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing—and most secretive—fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had a fleet of nearly 7,500, and the US Air Force now trains more... Read more >
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World Report 2013
World Report 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch, Introduction by Kenneth Roth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804824
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World Report 2013
Events of 2012
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $30.00

“The reports of the New York-based Human Rights Watch have become extremely important. . . .  Cogent and eminently practical, these reports have gone far beyond an account of human rights abuses. . . .”—Ahmed Rashid in The New York Review of Books

An attempt to bring rationality where emotion tends to... Read more >
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World Report 2013
Events of 2012
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $30.00

“The reports of the New York-based Human Rights Watch have become extremely important. . . .  Cogent and eminently practical, these reports have gone far beyond an account of human rights abuses. . . .”—Ahmed Rashid in The New York Review of Books

An attempt to bring rationality where emotion tends to... Read more >
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Cuba
Cuba
Written by Hugh Thomas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345804242
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Cuba
La lucha por la libertad
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 1296 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

La isla de Cuba fue, desde la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII, un territorio clave para el control del tráfico marítimo de las rutas hacia el Nuevo Mundo. Su privilegiada situación geo­gráfica y la mezcla de culturas y tradiciones han hecho de esta pequeña isla un lugar esencial en el Caribe... Read more >
None of Us Were Like This Before
None of Us Were Like This Before
Written by Joshua E. S. Phillips
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678846
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None of Us Were Like This Before
American Soldiers and Torture
Written by Joshua E. S. Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 4, 2012
Price: $16.95

None of Us Were Like This Before recounts the dark journey of a tank battalion as its focus switched from conventional military duties to guerilla warfare and prisoner detention. Author Joshua E. S. Phillips tells a story of ordinary soldiers, ill trained for the responsibilities foisted upon them, who descended into... Read more >
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None of Us Were Like This Before
American Soldiers and Torture
Written by Joshua E. S. Phillips


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 4, 2012
Price: $16.95

None of Us Were Like This Before recounts the dark journey of a tank battalion as its focus switched from conventional warfare to guerrilla war and prisoner detention. Phillips’s narrative reveals how a group of ordinary soldiers, ill trained for the responsibilities foisted upon them, descended into a cycle of degradation... Read more >
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The Least of All Possible Evils
The Least of All Possible Evils
Written by Eyal Weizman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676477
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The Least of All Possible Evils
Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza
Written by Eyal Weizman


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $26.95

The principle of the “lesser evil”—the acceptability of pursuing one exceptional course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice—has long been a cornerstone of Western ethical philosophy. From its roots in classical ethics and Christian theology, to Hannah Arendt’s exploration of the work of the Jewish Councils during the... Read more >
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The Least of All Possible Evils
Humanitarian Violence from Arendt to Gaza
Written by Eyal Weizman


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $26.95

The principle of the “lesser evil,” which asserts that it is acceptable to pursue an undesirable course of action in order to prevent a greater injustice, exercises a powerful influence on Western ethical philosophy and modern politics. In The Least of All Possible Evils, Eyal Weizman examines the dark side of... Read more >
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Captivity
Captivity
Written by James Loney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307399281
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Captivity
118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War
Written by James Loney


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $18.00

The powerful account of the remarkable peace activist kidnapped while leading a peace delegation and held for ransom by Iraqi insurgents until his paradoxical release by a crack unit of special forces commandos.

In November 2005, James Loney and three other men — Canadian Harmeet Singh Sooden, British citizen Norman Kember and... Read more >
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The Path to Hope

Written by Stephane Hessel and Edgar Morin


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $5.99

A short, incisive political tract that criticizes the culture of finance capitalism and calls for a return to the humanist values of the enlightenment: equality, liberty, freedom as defined in the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a return to community, mutual respect, freedom from poverty, and an end to theocracy... Read more >
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