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Ishmael
Ishmael
by Daniel Quinn
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For those of us who have been in the rat race of modern culture long enough that we have stopped thinking, and for those of us who have never deeply examined our place in the world, this book is an awakening. It just may change the way you think about... (read more)

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Assassination Vacation
Assassination Vacation
by Sarah Vowell
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Leave it to Sarah Vowell to roam across America in search of the motivations and culture of political murder. Obsessive, edifying, and, of course, witty, Assassination Vacation is unlike any other historical tourism or travel writing book you'll ever... (read more)

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations With a presidential election around the... (read more)

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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
by Steve Coll
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Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize The explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in Afghanistan With the publication of Ghost Wars, Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the... (read more)

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Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate (A Progressive Guide to Action)
Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate (A Progressive Guide to Action)
by George Lakoff
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Don't Think of An Elephant! is the antidote to the last forty years of conservative strategizing and the right wing?s stranglehold on political dialogue in the United States. Author George Lakoff explains how conservatives think, and how to counter... (read more)

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The Prophet's Way: A Guide to Living in the Now
The Prophet's Way: A Guide to Living in the Now
by Thom Hartmann
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Thom Hartmanns own dramatic spiritual journey that illuminates specific techniques for achieving spiritual transformation • Recounts travels to the farthest corners of the earth in pursuit of universal spiritual truths • Reveals the teachings... (read more)

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Riverkeepers : Two Activists Fight To Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right (97 Edition)
Riverkeepers : Two Activists Fight To Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right (97 Edition)
by John Cronin
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A modern-day David and Goliath tale, The Riverkeepers is an impassioned firsthand account by two advocates who have taken on powerful corporate and government polluters to win back the Hudson River. John Cronin and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., tell us how we... (read more)

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Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families
Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families
by Keith Armstrong
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The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three... (read more)

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The Abu Ghraib Investigations: The Official Independent Panel and Pentagon Reports on the Shocking Prisoner Abuse in Iraq
The Abu Ghraib Investigations: The Official Independent Panel and Pentagon Reports on the Shocking Prisoner Abuse in Iraq
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In the fall of 2003, Iraqi prisoners were beaten, stripped naked, confined in small spaces, tortured, sexually humiliated, and abused by U.S. personnel at Abu Ghraib, a sprawling prison complex near Baghdad. The abuse was kept hidden by the U.S. military... (read more)

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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
by Jon Stewart
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Why do we love America so much? For the much-celebrated naked pictures of Supreme Court justices? The flashbacks to those stultifyingly dull high school textbooks? Or can it be that seeing the polished irreverence of the Daily Show writers in book form... (read more)

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The Truth (with Jokes)
The Truth (with Jokes)
by Al Franken
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Al Frankenandrsquo;s landmark bestseller, Lies (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them): A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right, was praised as a andldquo;bitterly funny assaultandrdquo; (zThe New York Times) that rang andldquo;with the moral clarity of an... (read more)

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United Arab Emirates Country Study Guide
United Arab Emirates Country Study Guide
by Ibp Usa
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Geography, history, people, language, culture, traditions, economy, government, politics, constitution, places to visit, info for travelers...... (read more)

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Living History
Living History
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
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The Phenomenal #1 Worldwide Bestseller WITH A NEW AFTERWORD Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever heard her account of her extraordinary journey. She... (read more)

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Second Bill of Rights (04 Edition)
Second Bill of Rights (04 Edition)
by Cass R. Sunstein
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In 1944, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave a State of the Union Address that was arguably the greatest political speech of the twentieth century. In it, Roosevelt grappled with the definition of security in a democracy, concluding that "unless there is... (read more)

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Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution
Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution
by Stephen Breyer
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This book, based on the Tanner lectures on Human Values that Justice Stephen Breyer delivered at Harvard University in November 2004, defines the term "active liberty" as a sharing of the nation's sovereign authority with its citizens. Regarding the... (read more)

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The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century
by Paul Krugman
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From irrational exuberance to corporate scandals, from the war in Iraq to the looting of California to the false pretenses used to sell an economic policy that benefits only a small elite, Krugman tells the uncomfortable truth like no one else. The... (read more)

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The Left Hand of God: Taking Back Our Country from the Religious Right
The Left Hand of God: Taking Back Our Country from the Religious Right
by Michael Lerner
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The unholy alliance of the Political Right and Religious Right threatens to destroy the America we love. It also threatens to generate a popular aversion to God and religion by identifying religious values with a pro–war, pro–business, pro... (read more)

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Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words with CD (Audio)
Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words with CD (Audio)
by Robert Dallek
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Let Every Nation Know is the first book of its kind — a historical biography in Kennedy's own words. Combining a remarkable audio CD of Kennedy's most famous speeches, debates and press conferences with the insights of two of America's preeminent... (read more)

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Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President
Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President
by Justin A Frank
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A renowned Washington, D.C.andndash;based psychoanalyst examines George W. Bush's public personaandndash;and asks serious questions about whether he is fit for the office he holds. In Bush on the CouchFrank offers a comprehensive psychological profile of... (read more)

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
by Jared Diamond
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Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides... (read more)

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