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The Third Plate

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by Dan Barber - $20.00 - Add to Cart

"Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food." --The Washington PostToday's optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local...

All Monsters Must Die

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by Magnus Bartas - $22.95 - Add to Cart

In 1948, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea is founded by General Kim Il-sung.In 1978, North Korea celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of its founding, and Kim Jong-il, who at the...

The Brothers

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by Masha Gessen - $32.95 - Add to Cart

An important story for our era: How the American Dream went wrong for two immigrants, and the nightmare that resulted. On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line ...

The Carbon Bubble

- Hardcover

by Jeff Rubin - $29.95 - Add to Cart

For the first time at book length, bestselling author and economist Jeff Rubin addresses Canada's national economic future--and the financial security of all Canadians.      Since 2006 an...

Caring Economics

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by Tania Singer - $29.99 - Add to Cart

Can the hyper-ambitious, bottom-line-driven practices of the global economy incorporate compassion into the pursuit of wealth? Or is economics driven solely by materialism and self-intere...

Dismantling Canada

- Hardcover

by Brooke Jeffrey - $34.95 - Add to Cart

Stephen Harper is the first prime minister to represent the new Conservative Party, and the first to declare that his goals include nothing less than changing Canada by entrenching conser...

Fire and Ashes

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by Michael Ignatieff - $21.00 - Add to Cart

Renowned author and former Liberal Party of Canada leader Michael Ignatieff delivers a stirring meditation on contemporary politics and the lessons he learned in defeat. Candid and utterl...

Free Knowledge

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by Patricia W. Elliott - $27.95 - Add to Cart

Alarms are being sounded around the globe over the increasing commercialization of public knowledge for private profit. Whether you are a farmer, a medical patient, or a library user, the...

Headscarves And Hymens

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by Mona Eltahawy - $24.99 - Add to Cart

Mona Eltahawy is an Egyptian woman who wrote an article for Foreign Policy entitled "Why Do They Hate Us?"; "they" being Muslim men, "us" being women. The piece sparked controversy, of c...

Missoula

- Hardcover

by Jon Krakauer - $34.00 - Add to Cart

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­-- stories that illuminate the hum...

One of Us

- Hardcover

by Asne Seierstad - $29.99 - Add to Cart

A harrowing and thorough account of the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back together On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bom...

The Signal and the Noise

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by Nate Silver - $19.00 - Add to Cart

"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." --Rachel Maddow, author of DriftNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball ...

Wages of Rebellion

- Hardcover

by Chris Hedges - $29.95 - Add to Cart

For bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges, we are once again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against auster...

The War on Women in Israel

- Trade paperback

by Elana M. Sztokman - $19.99 - Add to Cart

THIS EYE-OPENING LOOK AT THE RISING OPPRESSION OF ISRAELI WOMEN OFFERS A RALLYING CRY FOR HOW WOMEN EVERYWHERE CAN FIGHT BACK. ACROSS ISRAEL-one of the world's most democratic countries-w...

When To Rob A Bank

- Hardcover

by Steven Levitt, DUBNER - $27.99 - Add to Cart

Why do educated women get fewer responses on online dating websites? Is buying local food economically efficient? Does bribing kids improve their performance on school tests?Steven Levitt...

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