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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...

Believer

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by David Axelrod - $40.00 - Add to Cart

New York Times Book Review"A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."A New York Times BestsellerDavid Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journ...

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 ...

Caring Economics

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by Tania Singer - $29.99 - Add to Cart

A COLLECTION OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED SCIENTISTS AND ECONOMISTS IN DIALOGUE WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA, ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR A MORE ALTRUISTIC ECONOMY Can the hyperambitious,...

Dismantling Canada

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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...

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

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by Timothy Caulfield - $32.00 - Add to Cart

Over the past few decades, celebrity culture's grip on our society has tightened. For Timothy Caulfield, a health science expert, this culture has a measurable influence on individual lif...

Reviving Social Democracy

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by David Laycock - $32.95 - Add to Cart

In 2011, the NDP stunned political pundits by becoming the Official Opposition in the House of Commons. After near collapse in the 1993 election, how did the NDP manage to win tr...

The Road to Character

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by David Brooks - $34.00 - Add to Cart

"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it."--David Brooks   With the wi...

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 ...

The Upstairs Wife

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by Rafia Zakaria - $31.00 - Add to Cart

A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women An Indies Introduce Debut Authors Selection   For a brief moment on December 27, 2007, life came to a standstill in Pakistan. Benazir Bhu...

The War on Women in Israel

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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...

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