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Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan
by Ahmed Rashid
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An urgent, on-the-ground report from Pakistan—from the bestselling author of Descent Into Chaos and Taliban Ahmed Rashid, one of the world's leading experts on the social and political situations in Pakistan and Afghanistan, offers a highly... (read more)

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Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood
Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood
by Taslima Nasrin
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In this powerful evocation of a Muslim childhood, famed Bengali dissident Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years--from her auspicious birth on a Muslim holy day to the threshold of womanhood at 14--in a rural village during the years East Pakistan... (read more)

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The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal
by Barbara J Scot
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Cultural Writing. Travel. Memoir. Revised Edition 2005. Ranging across mountains and memories, Scot's classic journal of her experiences in Nepal in 1990 is now published in a revised edition that includes reflections on a return trip in 2004. "Scot's... (read more)

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Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
by Jung Chang
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In 1924, at the age of 15, the author's grandmother became the concubine of a powerful warlord, whom she was seldom to see during the ten years of their "marriage". Her daughter, born in 1931, experienced the horrors of Japanese occupation in Manchuria... (read more)

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Where the Spirits Dwell: An Odyssey in the Jungle of New Guinea
Where the Spirits Dwell: An Odyssey in the Jungle of New Guinea
by Tobias Schneebaum
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Tobias Schneebaum here tells the remarkable story of his four years among the Asmat of New Guinea, a jungle-dwelling people rumored to have killed Michael Rockefeller. Instead of ferocious cannibals, Schneebaum found a regal, gentle people who freely... (read more)

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Hiroshima in the Morning
Hiroshima in the Morning
by Rahna Rizzuto
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In this National Book Critics Award finalist memoir, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto wrestles with the most personal and epic issues of our time. In June 2001 she travels to Hiroshima to interview survivors of the atomic bomb, while her husband and two young sons... (read more)

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Ancient Futures: Lessons From Ladakh for a Globalizing World (09 Edition)
Ancient Futures: Lessons From Ladakh for a Globalizing World (09 Edition)
by Helena Norberg-hodge
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This gripping portrait of the rapidly evolving socioeconomic life of Ladakh - the Western Himalayan land known as Little Tibet - offers crucial lessons in sustainable development as its people attempt to balance growth and technology with cultural values.... (read more)

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Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China
Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China
by Rachel Dewoskin
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Determined to broaden her cultural horizons and live a "fiery" life, twenty-one-year-old Rachel DeWoskin hops on a plane to Beijing to work for an American PR firm based in the busy capital. Before she knows it, she is not just exploring Chinese culture... (read more)

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Japan: A Reinterpretation
Japan: A Reinterpretation
by Patrick Smith
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In this "New York Times" Notable Book, Patrick Smith offers a groundbreaking framework for understanding the Japan of the next millennium. Authoritative and rich in detail, the book is a timely guide to understanding a society whose changed are sure to... (read more)

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Somebody Else's Century: East and West in a Post-Western World
Somebody Else's Century: East and West in a Post-Western World
by Patrick Smith
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From one of our foremost experts on Asia and its history comes this brilliant dissection of the relationship between East and West.   In three succinct essays, Patrick Smith investigates the East’s endeavor to adopt Western technology and all... (read more)

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Last Night I Dreamed of Peace (08 Edition)
Last Night I Dreamed of Peace (08 Edition)
by Dang Thuy Tram
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“Remarkable. . . . A gift from a heroine who was killed at twenty-seven but whose voice has survived to remind us of the humanity and decency that endure amid—and despite—the horror and chaos of war.” —Francine... (read more)

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The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
by Simon Winchester
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In sumptuous and illuminating detail, Simon Winchester, the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman ("Elegant and scrupulous"—New York Times Book Review) and Krakatoa ("A mesmerizing page-turner"—Time) brings to life the... (read more)

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Red Azalea
Red Azalea
by Anchee Min
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Red Azalea is Anchee Mins celebrated memoir of growing up in the last years of Maos China. As a child, she was asked to publicly humiliate a teacher; at seventeen, she was sent to work at a labor collective. Forbidden to speak, dress, read, write, or... (read more)

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Hiroshima
Hiroshima
by John Hersey
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Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
by Pamela Constable
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Advance praise for Playing with Fire   “Pamela Constable, one of the world’s leading reporters on South Asia, has distilled her many years of reporting on Pakistan and turned them into an accessible and well-written account that... (read more)

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Life and Death in Shanghai
Life and Death in Shanghai
by Nien Cheng
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Here is the haunting, inspirational account of Nien Cheng's six-and-a-half years as a political prisoner during Communist China's Cultural Revolution. "A moving affirmation of the capacity for human endurance".--Los Angeles Times.... (read more)

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Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
by Adeline Yen Mah
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"I read for two nights, sleepless, my heart pierced by Adeline Yen Mah's account of her terrible childhood. Falling Leaves is a potent psychological drama pitting a stubborn little girl against the most merciless of adversaries and rivals: her own family.... (read more)

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The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas (Vintage Spiritual Classics)
The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas (Vintage Spiritual Classics)
by Mahatma Gandhi
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Taken from Gandhi's own writings throughout his life, this title introduces readers to his thoughts on politics, spirituality, poverty, suffering, love, nonviolence, civil disobedience, and his own life. The pieces collected here, with explanatory head... (read more)

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Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
by Jan Wong
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Jan Wong, a Canadian of Chinese descent, went to China as a starry-eyed Maoist in 1972 at the height of the Cultural Revolution. A true believer--and one of only two Westerners permitted to enroll at Beijing University--her education included wielding a... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
by Heinrich Harrer
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The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers. In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures... (read more)

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