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July 28, 2014
  1. Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
    by Alexandra Horowitz
  2. The Goldfinch
    by Donna Tartt
  3. The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure; The "Good Parts" Version
    by William Goldman
  4. Mink River
    by Brian Doyle
  5. The Art of Racing in the Rain
    by Garth Stein
  6. The Art Forger
    by B. A. Shapiro
  7. Gilead
    by Marilynne Robinson
  8. Breakfast with Buddha
    by Roland Merullo
  9. All the Pretty Horses
    by Cormac McCarthy
  10. The Shadow of the Wind
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The Damned and the Beautiful: American Youth in the 1920's

Paula S. Fass

Explores the changes that occurred as young people of the 1920s broke with nineteenth-century traditions, and assesses the impact of those changes on American life, then and now.... (read more)


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Poverty
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Still Raising Hell: Poverty, Activism and Community Change

Sheila Baxter

A personal portrait of an ardent anti-poverty activist and inspiring accounts of community initiatives for change.<P>"Both a compelling collection of personal stories and a call to action". -- Feminist Bookstore News<P>In 1988 Sheila Baxter's... (read more)


80s to Present
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Fortunes of Change: The Rise of the Liberal Rich and the Remaking of America

David Callahan

Packed with fascinating data that paints a provocative picture of the new rich In Fortunes of Change, David Callahan contends that something big is happening among the rich in America: they’re drifting to the left. When Callahan set out to write a... (read more)


Drugs and Culture
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Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use

Jacob Sullum

The nationally syndicated columnist and Reason magazine editor presents a damning portrait of how politicized government agencies, antidrug activists, and a na&iuml;ve national media have exaggerated the public's fears of the harmful effects of... (read more)


Pre World War I
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Twenty Years at Hull-House (Signet Classics)

Jane Addams

Addams's account about the founding and development of her famed settlement house in Chicago's West Side slums stands as the immortal testament of a woman who lived and worked among those in need.... (read more)


Gangs
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War of the Bloods in My Veins: A Street Soldier's March Toward Redemption

Dashaun "jiwe" Morris

By turns harrowing, moving, and ultimately redemptive, this is a war story -- a war that rages out of control on the streets of the United States, claiming the lives of our loved ones and neighbors. In this memoir, complete with child soldiers... (read more)


General
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American Studies

Louis Menand

This collection of review essays "demonstrates Menand's status as his generation's premier critical talent" ("Los Angeles Times"). From this thinker, known both for his "sly wit and reportorial high-jinks [and] clarity and rigor" ("The Nation"), these... (read more)


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