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American Hunger
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series
Written by Eli Saslow


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

An eBook short.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting


In this Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow traveled across the country over the course of a year—from Florida and Texas to Rhode Island and Tennessee—to examine the personal and political implications and repercussions of America's growing food stamp program.
 
Saslow... Read more >
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946690
Our Price: $15.95
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
New Orleans Under Reconstruction

(Available August 12, 2014)
New Orleans Under Reconstruction
Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot, Foreword by Mike Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682739
Our Price: $100.00
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New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $100.00

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Outlaws of the Atlantic

(Available August 12, 2014)
Outlaws of the Atlantic
Written by Marcus Rediker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033098
Our Price: $26.95
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
Marcus Rediker, preeminent scholar of maritime history, is poised to break new ground with his latest book. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, Rediker turns... Read more >
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Outlaws of the Atlantic
Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail
Written by Marcus Rediker


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.
 
Marcus Rediker, preeminent scholar of maritime history, is poised to break new ground with his latest book. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, Rediker turns... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Slaughter

(Available August 12, 2014)
The Slaughter
Written by Ethan Gutmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149406
Our Price: $25.95
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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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Women's Oppression Today

(Available August 12, 2014)
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Introduction by Kathi Weeks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680131
Our Price: $24.95
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
The First Family Detail

(Available August 5, 2014)
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164993
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $35.00

Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President’s Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.50

Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President’s Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail

(Available August 5, 2014)
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139212
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President’s Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia... Read more >
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Since publication of his New York Times bestselling book In the President’s Secret Service, award-winning investigative reporter Ronald Kessler has continued to penetrate the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, breaking the story that Secret Service agents who were to protect President Obama hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia... Read more >
The Real Cost of Fracking

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Real Cost of Fracking
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald, Foreword by Sandra Steingraber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084939
Our Price: $26.95
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The War That Ended Peace

(Available July 29, 2014)
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980660
Our Price: $20.00
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Buying Time

(Available July 22, 2014)
Buying Time
Written by Wolfgang Streeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685495
Our Price: $95.00
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Buying Time
The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
Written by Wolfgang Streeck


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

The financial crisis keeps us on edge and creates a diffuse sense of helplessness. Well-nigh unfathomable problems lead to measures that seem like emergency operations on the open heart of the Western world, performed with no knowledge of the patient's clinical history. The gravity of the situation is matched by the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Revolution in the Age of Social Media

(Available July 22, 2014)
Revolution in the Age of Social Media
Written by Linda Herrera
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682760
Our Price: $95.00
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Revolution in the Age of Social Media
The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet
Written by Linda Herrera


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Women's Oppression Today

(Available July 22, 2014)
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Introduction by Kathi Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680148
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
New Orleans Under Reconstruction

Written by Carol M. Reese, Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot
Foreword by Mike Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $34.95

When the levees broke in August 2005 as a result of Hurricane Katrina, 80 percent of the city of New Orleans was flooded, with a loss of 134,000 homes and 986 lives. In particular, the devastation hit the vulnerable communities the hardest: the old, the poor and the African American. The... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise Spellberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388391
Our Price: $16.95
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise Spellberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Let Me Be Clear
Let Me Be Clear
Written by Katie Kieffer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139755
Our Price: $24.00
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Let Me Be Clear
Barack Obama's War on Millennials, and One Woman's Case for Hope
Written by Katie Kieffer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.00

A SEARING INDICTMENT OF THE MASTER OF CHARM, BARACK OBAMA, FOR HIS HISTORIC WAR ON AMERICAN YOUTH
 
“Let me be clear.” It was his come-hither call, his winsome whistle, his lingual lure. Barack Obama employed this phrase to sell his lies as maxims and his ineptitude as expertise. From JFK to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Let Me Be Clear
Let Me Be Clear
Written by Katie Kieffer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139762
Our Price: $11.99
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Let Me Be Clear
Barack Obama's War on Millennials, and One Woman's Case for Hope
Written by Katie Kieffer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $11.99

A SEARING INDICTMENT OF THE MASTER OF CHARM, BARACK OBAMA, FOR HIS HISTORIC WAR ON AMERICAN YOUTH
 
“Let me be clear.” It was his come-hither call, his winsome whistle, his lingual lure. Barack Obama employed this phrase to sell his lies as maxims and his ineptitude as expertise. From JFK to... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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 >
Also available as an eBook.
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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