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The Zhivago Affair

(Available April 28, 2015)
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803191
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $16.95

The Zhivago Affair is the dramatic, never-before-told story—drawing on newly declassified files—of how a forbidden book became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.

In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout went to a village outside Moscow to visit Russia’s greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left...

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13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty
13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty
Written by Mario Marazziti, Afterword by Paul Elie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805678
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13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty

Written by Mario Marazziti
Afterword by Paul Elie


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $18.95

Nation states and communities throughout the world have reached certain decisions about capital punishment: It is the destruction of human life. It is ineffective as a deterrent for crime. It is an instrument the state uses to contain or eliminate its political adversaries. It is a tool of “justice” that disproportionality... Read more >
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13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty

Written by Mario Marazziti
Afterword by Paul Elie


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $18.95

Nation states and communities throughout the world have reached certain decisions about capital punishment: It is the destruction of human life. It is ineffective as a deterrent for crime. It is an instrument the state uses to contain or eliminate its political adversaries. It is a tool of “justice” that disproportionality... Read more >
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World Report 2015
Events of 2014
Edited by Human Rights Watch


Format: eBook, 680 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $32.00

The human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories is put into perspective in Human Rights Watch’s signature yearly report, which, in the 2014 volume, highlighted the armed conflict in Syria, international drug reform, drones and electronic mass surveillance, and more, and also featured photo essays of child marriage... Read more >
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To Sin Against Hope
To Sin Against Hope
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680872
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To Sin Against Hope
Life and Politics on the Borderland
Written by Alfredo Gutierrez


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $19.95

Alfredo Gutierrez's father, a US citizen, was deported to Mexico from his Arizona hometown—the mining town where Alfredo grew up. This occurred during a wave of anti-immigrant hysteria stoked by the Great Depression, but as Gutierrez makes clear, in a book that is both a personal chronicle and a thought-provoking history... Read more >
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Anonymous Soldiers
Anonymous Soldiers
Written by Bruce Hoffman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307594716
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Anonymous Soldiers
The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947
Written by Bruce Hoffman


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $35.00

A landmark history, based on newly available documents, of the battles between Jews, Arabs, and the British that led to the creation of Israel

Anonymous Soldiers brilliantly re-creates the crucial period in the establishment of Israel, chronicling the three decades of growing anticolonial unrest that culminated in the end of British rule...

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World Report 2015
World Report 2015
Edited by Human Rights Watch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805814
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World Report 2015
Events of 2014
Edited by Human Rights Watch


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $32.00

The human rights records of more than ninety countries and territories is put into perspective in Human Rights Watch’s signature yearly report, which, in the 2014 volume, highlighted the armed conflict in Syria, international drug reform, drones and electronic mass surveillance, and more, and also featured photo essays of child marriage... Read more >
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Blueprint for Revolution
Blueprint for Revolution
Written by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812995305
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Blueprint for Revolution
How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World
Written by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.00

A handbook for anyone who wants to effectively (and peacefully) improve your neighborhood, make a difference in your community, or change the world
 
Blueprint for Revolution will teach you how to
• make oppression backfire by playing your opponents’ strongest card against them
• identify the “almighty pillars of power&rdquo... Read more >
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Blueprint for Revolution
Blueprint for Revolution
Written by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812995312
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Blueprint for Revolution
How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World
Written by Srdja Popovic and Matthew Miller


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

A handbook for anyone who wants to effectively (and peacefully) improve your neighborhood, make a difference in your community, or change the world
 
Blueprint for Revolution will teach you how to
• make oppression backfire by playing your opponents’ strongest card against them
• identify the “almighty pillars of power&rdquo... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming
The Muslims Are Coming
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685587
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The Muslims Are Coming
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

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The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture
Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program
Written by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Foreword by Dianne Feinstein


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

“The most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations.” —Los Angeles Times

Meticulously formatted, this is a highly readable and fully searchable edition of the official summary report of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation and detention programs launched in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.
 
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The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture
The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture
Written by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Foreword by Dianne Feinstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194851
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The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture
Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program
Written by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Foreword by Dianne Feinstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

“The most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations.” —Los Angeles Times

Meticulously formatted, this is a highly readable edition of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation and detention programs launched in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.
 
Based on over six million internal CIA documents, the... Read more >
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Whiteout
The CIA, Drugs and the Press
Written by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 16, 2014
Price: $16.95

A shocking expose of the CIA’s role as drug baron. On March 18, 1998, the CIA’s Inspector General, Fred Hitz, told astounded US Reps that the CIA had maintained relationships with companies and individuals that the Agency knew to be involved in the drug business. More shocking was the revelation that... Read more >
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The Islamist Phoenix
The Islamist Phoenix
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609806286
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The Islamist Phoenix
The Islamic State (ISIS) and the Redrawing of the Middle East
Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $11.95

From its birth in the late 1990s as the jihadist dream of terrorist leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the Islamic State (known by a variety of names, including ISIS, ISIL, and al Qaeda in Iraq) has grown into a massive enterprise, redrawing national borders across the Middle East and subjecting an... Read more >
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Countdown to Zero Day
Countdown to Zero Day
Written by Kim Zetter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770436179
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Countdown to Zero Day
Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
Written by Kim Zetter


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $25.00

Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
 
In January 2010, inspectors with... Read more >
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Countdown to Zero Day
Countdown to Zero Day
Written by Kim Zetter
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ISBN: 9780770436186
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Countdown to Zero Day
Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
Written by Kim Zetter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
 
In January 2010, inspectors with... Read more >
Countdown to Zero Day
Countdown to Zero Day
Written by Kim Zetter, Read by Joe Ochman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804166201
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Countdown to Zero Day
Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
Written by Kim Zetter
Read by Joe Ochman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $22.50

Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb.
 
In January 2010, inspectors with... Read more >
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The Islamist Phoenix
The Islamic State (ISIS) and the Redrawing of the Middle East
Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.95

From its birth in the late 1990s as the jihadist dream of terrorist leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the Islamic State (known by a variety of names, including ISIS, ISIL, and al Qaeda in Iraq) has grown into a massive enterprise, redrawing national borders across the Middle East and subjecting an... Read more >
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Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy, Foreword by Jon Meacham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981803
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Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy
Foreword by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.00

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as Then They Came for Me

When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty L. Medsger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804173667
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty L. Medsger


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

In late 1970, a mild-mannered Haverford College physics professor privately asked a few people this question: “What do you think of burglarizing an FBI office?” In remarkable detail and with astonishing depth of research, Betty Medsger reveals the never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the Media, Pennsylvania, FBI offices...

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Comradely Greetings
Comradely Greetings
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687734
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
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The Spirit of Terrorism

Written by Jean Baudrillard
Translated by Chris Turner


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

Baudrillard sees the power of the terrorists as lying in the symbolism of slaughter—not merely the reality of death, but in a sacrifice that challenges the whole system. Where previously the old revolutionary sought to conduct a struggle between real forces in the context of ideology and politics, the new terrorist... Read more >
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A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349918
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $27.95

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
A Path Appears
A Path Appears
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349925
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A Path Appears
Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $12.99

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls... Read more >
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