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Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World
Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World
by Diane Maceachern
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Read Diane McEachern's posts on the Penguin Blog. Protecting our environment is one of the biggest issues facing our planet today. But how do we solve a problem that can seem overwhelming-even hopeless? As Diane MacEachern argues in Big Green Purse, the... (read more)

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The Control of Nature
The Control of Nature
by John Mcphee
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The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to control nature.... (read more)

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An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
by Al Gore
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An Inconvenient Truth--Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance--is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia... (read more)

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Encounters with the Archdruid
Encounters with the Archdruid
by John Mcphee
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The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and... (read more)

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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed goes back undercover to do for Americas ailing middle class what she did for the working poor. Barbara Ehrenreichs Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in BAIT AND SWITCH, she enters... (read more)

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Little Children
Little Children
by Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have... (read more)

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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening
You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening
by Gayla Trail
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andlt;Bandgt;Gayla Trailandlt;/Bandgt; created her acclaimed gardening website,YouGrowGirl.com, in 2000. A graphic designer, writer, photographer, and gardener, she has contributed to andlt;Iandgt;BUSTandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;ReadyMadeandlt... (read more)

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Underworld
Underworld
by Don DeLillo
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A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of the... (read more)

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The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
by George Saunders
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TBaFRoP has garnered many a comparison to Animal Farm. Fair enough: they're both novella-length, political fables written by men named George. But Saunders is so much funnier — and more playful. If you haven't read his work, here's a perfect place to... (read more)

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Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
by Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry
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In the past few years, organic food has moved out of the patchouli-scented aisles of hippie food co-ops and into three-quarters of conventional grocery stores. Concurrent with this growth has been increased consumer awareness of the social and health... (read more)

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Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories
by David Sedaris
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A must-have for the fans of the #1 bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris, a collection of his favorite short fiction from Flannery O'Connor to Tobias Wolff. A bestseller in its own right and a must-have for fans of the #1... (read more)

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Television Writing from the Inside Out: Your Channel to Success
Television Writing from the Inside Out: Your Channel to Success
by Larry Brody
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Authored by an award-winning television writer, this guide offers practical suggestions for those with similar career aspirations. A sampling of topics includes telling a story effectively, pitching an idea, meeting the right people, and getting a job... (read more)

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The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
by Flannery O'Connor
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Winner of the National Book Award The publication of this extraordinary volume firmly established Flannery O'Connor's monumental contribution to American fiction. There are thirty-one stories here in all, including twelve that do not appear in the only... (read more)

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Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution
by Adrian Desmond
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Historians of science have long noted the influence of the nineteenth-century political economist Thomas Robert Malthus on Charles Darwin. In a bold move, Piers J. Hale contends that this focus on Malthus and his effect on Darwinand#8217;s evolutionary... (read more)

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Mao: The Unknown Story
Mao: The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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Including previously unreleased details of Mao's relationship with Stalin, this astonishing look at the father of Communist China is engrossing as well as horrifying — truly an eye-opener.... (read more)

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Fields of Plenty: A Farmer's Journey in Search of Real Food and the People Who Grow It
Fields of Plenty: A Farmer's Journey in Search of Real Food and the People Who Grow It
by Michael Ableman
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"America has undeniably become a fast-food nation, with the bulk of our meals coming from cans, freezers or drive-thru windows. In the newest offering from Ableman, he promises that it doesn't have to be this way, delightfully chronicling his quest to... (read more)

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Natural Family Living: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting
Natural Family Living: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting
by Peggy Omara
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Peggy O'Mara has gained international celebrity as publisher, editor, and owner of Mothering Magazine since 1980. A dynamic speaker, she has lectured and conducted workshops in conjunction with organizations such as the Omega Institute, Esalen, and La... (read more)

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Kay Fanning's Alaska Story
Kay Fanning's Alaska Story
by Kay Fanning
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Kay Woodruff Field, 38, an ex-debutante once called "the Grace Kelly of Chicago," loaded her three children into a battered station wagon and headed north to Alaska in 1965 after her divorce. Looking for a new life, she found it at the... (read more)

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