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A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...
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The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World

Howard Gardner · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

From the famed Harvard psychologist and an expert on the impact of digital media technologies, a riveting exploration of the power of apps to shape our young people for better or for worse No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply some would say totally...
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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower

Henry M Paulson · Twelve
Pages: 430
Format: Book

Henry M. Paulson, Jr. , former Secretary of the U. S. Treasury and CEO of Goldman Sachs, delivers a behind-the-scenes account of China's rise as an economic superpower. When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero in 2002, he asked...
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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths....
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Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

ALI H SOUFAN · W W NORTON
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A compelling, definitive account of how and why bin Laden's ideology keeps rising from the dead.When Osama bin Laden was killed by a U.S. Navy SEAL, many prophesied al-Qaeda's imminent demise. In reality the opposite has occurred. Why?Watching the Arab Spring from his Pakistani safe house,...
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This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America's Gilded Capital

Mark Leibovich · Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times and Washington Post bestseller Tim Russert is dead. But the room was alive. Big Ticket Washington Funerals can make such great networking opportunities. Power mourners keep stampeding down the red carpets of the Kennedy Center, handing out business cards, touching...
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Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis

Joe Dolce · Harperwave
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The former editor-in-chief of Details and Star adventures into the fascinating "brave new world" of cannabis, tracing its history and possible future as he investigates the social, medical, legal, and cultural ramifications of this surprisingly versatile plant.Pot. Weed. Grass....
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Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph

Kristina Rizga · Nation Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"This book is a godsend ... a moving portrait for anyone wanting to go beyond the simplified labels and metrics and really understand an urban high school, and its highly individual, resilient, eager and brilliant students and educators." - Dave Eggers, co-founder, 826 National...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America

Bruce Barcott · Time Home Entertainment
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The legalization of marijuana is the next great reversal of history. Perhaps the most demonized substance in America, scientifically known as Cannabis sativa, simply a very fast growing herb, thrived underground as the nation's most popular illegal drug. Now the tide has shifted: In 1996...
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Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto

Matt Kibbe · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

In this essential manifesto of the new libertarian movement, New York Times bestselling author and president of FreedomWorks Matt Kibbe makes a stand for individual liberty and shows us what we must do to preserve our freedom.Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff is a rational...
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Men Explain Things To Me Updated Edition

Rebecca Solnit · Haymarket Books; F First Edition Used edition
Format: Hardcover

In her comic, scathing essay Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit takes on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She writes about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women dont, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars...
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The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting

Alan Greenspan · Penguin Press HC, The; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. No one with any meaningful role in economic decision making in the world saw beforehand the storm for what...
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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made

Philip Bobbitt · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the the politics of power—ever written.In this groundbreaking book, Philip Bobbitt...
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Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It

Andrew McCarthy · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

"Illustrates that sound money is an essential foundation for a free and prosperous society and that the Federal Reserve's current policies are a greater threat to the economic future of the U.S. than government deficit spending"--Provided by publisher.
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