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Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times
by Eyal Press
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“A fascinating study in the better angels of our nature.”—George Packer, The New Yorker A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice History has produced many specimens of the banality of evil, but what about its flip side,... (read more)

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The Division of Labor in Society
The Division of Labor in Society
by Emile Durkheim
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Originally published in 1893 and never out of print, Emile Durkheim’s groundbreaking work remains one of the cornerstone texts of the sociological canon—now updated and re-translated in this new edition. As the Industrial Revolution was... (read more)

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The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years
The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in the Next 20 Years
by James Canton
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A renowned global futurist prepares businesses and individuals for the radical changes on the horizon An advisor to three presidents spanning over thirty years, Dr. James Canton identifies probable outcomes and future trends in business, technology... (read more)

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The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America
The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America
by Susan Wise Bauer
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"Interesting, well-written, and well-researched, this book should have wide appeal. Who doesn't want to read about sex and confession and how the mighty fall and, in some cases, get up again?"--Stephen Prothero, author of Religious Literacy: What Every... (read more)

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The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition
The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition
by James Howard Kunstler
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An in-depth investigation of the developments of urban environments and how we are affected by it The City in Mind is a far-reaching discourse on the history and current state of urban life. Kunstler reflects on various and diverse cities across the... (read more)

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Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis
by Mark Binelli
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Detroit City Is the Place to Be is one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 Once Americas capitalist dream town, Detroit is our countrys greatest urban failure, having fallen the longest and the farthest—and, finally, into... (read more)

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The Glass Castle: A Memoir
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
by Jeannette Walls
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Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in... (read more)

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The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
by James Howard Kunstler
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James Howard Kunstler's The Long Emergency was an underground hit, going into nine printings of the hardcover edition. His shocking vision for our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders and was the subject of much... (read more)

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Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational and Scientific
Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational and Scientific
by Martin A Lee
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This is the great American pot story, a dramatic social exploration of a plant that sits at the nexus of political, legal, medical, and scientific discourse. From its ancient origins, to its cutting-edge therapeutic benefits, to its role in a culture war... (read more)

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Community: The Structure of Belonging
Community: The Structure of Belonging
by Peter Block
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Modern society is plagued by fragmentation. The various sectors of our communities--businesses, schools, social service organizations, churches, government--do not work together. They exist in their own worlds. As do so many individual citizens, who long... (read more)

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The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
by Emile Durkheim
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"Karen Fields has given us a splendid new translation of the greatest work of sociology ever written, one we will not be embarrassed to assign to our students. In addition she has written a brilliant and profound introduction. The publication of this... (read more)

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Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City
Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City
by Elijah Anderson
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Inner-city black America is often stereotyped as a place of random violence; in fact, violence in the inner city is regulated through an informal but well-known code of the street. How you dress, talk, and behave can have life-or-death consequences, with... (read more)

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The Partly Cloudy Patriot
The Partly Cloudy Patriot
by Sarah Vowell
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Sarah Vowell travels through the American past and, in doing so, investigates the dusty, bumpy roads of her own life. In this insightful and funny collection of personal stories Vowell -- widely hailed for her inimitable stories on public radio's andlt... (read more)

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The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
by James Howard Kunstler
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The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon... (read more)

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Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member
by Sanyika Shakur
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Written in solitary confinement, the author's memoir of 16 years as a gangbanger in Los Angeles makes palpable the despair and decay of America's inner cities and gives eloquent voice to one aspect of the black ghetto experience.... (read more)

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Don't Stop Believin': How Karaoke Conquered the World and Changed My Life
Don't Stop Believin': How Karaoke Conquered the World and Changed My Life
by Brian Raftery
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Armed with a keen eye and a terrible singing voice, writer Brian Raftery sets out across the globe, tracing karaoke's evolution from cult fad to multi-million dollar phenomenon. In Japan, he meets Daisuke Inoue, the godfather of karaoke; in Thailand, he... (read more)

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Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
by Robert D Putnam
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Once we bowled in leagues, usually after work—but no longer. This seemingly small phenomenon symbolizes a significant social change that Robert Putnam has identified in this brilliant volume, which The Economist hailed as “a prodigious... (read more)

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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
by Paul Tough
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What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children—not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that... (read more)

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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
by George Packer
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A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single generation have created a country of winners and losers... (read more)

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
by Douglas Rushkoff
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A futurists in-depth look at the promise and perils of forecasting An app on your phone knows youre getting married before you do. Your friends tweets can help data scientists predict your location with astounding accuracy, even if you dont use Twitter.... (read more)

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