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The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375725609
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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.00

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of...

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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: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124201
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Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $18.00

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.

Inside the Book: All the Practice & Strategies You Need
2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations... Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $14.99

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 >
Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345538611
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A... Read more >
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Salt Sugar Fat
Salt Sugar Fat
Written by Michael Moss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982190
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Salt Sugar Fat
How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Written by Michael Moss


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds of cheese and seventy pounds of sugar. Every day, we ingest 8,500... Read more >
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589385
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and...

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Born to Run
Born to Run
Written by Christopher McDougall
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ISBN: 9780307279187
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Born to Run
A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Written by Christopher McDougall


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $16.00

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
 
Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover... Read more >
The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307718983
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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina – and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice
 
In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws...

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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 >
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