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The Last American Man
The Last American Man
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Elizabeth Gilbert first met Eustace Conway in New York City, on the sidewalk in front of her apartment. He'd traveled from North Carolina, dressed in handmade buckskin clothing and "carrying an impressive knife on his belt." Gilbert, a regular... (read more)

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I'm Down: A Memoir
I'm Down: A Memoir
by Mishna Wolff
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     Mishna Wolff grew up in a poor black neighborhood with her single father, a white man who truly believed he was black.  “He strutted around with a short perm, a Cosby-esqe sweater, gold chains and a Kangol&#8212... (read more)

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Community and the Politics of Place
Community and the Politics of Place
by Daniel Kemmis
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Thomas Jefferson envisioned a nation of citizens deeply involved in public life. Today Americans are lamenting the erosion of his ideal. What happened in the intervening centuries? Daniel Kemmis argues that our loss of capacity for public life (which... (read more)

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Columbine
Columbine
by Dave Cullen
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Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It's Good for Everyone
Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It's Good for Everyone
by Richard Settersten and Barbara Ray
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Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews... (read more)

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Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
by Jane Jacobs
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The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles
The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles
by William B Fulton
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You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery
You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery
by Richard Stengel
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Cross-cultural Connections
Cross-cultural Connections
by Duane Elmer
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With the new realities of global interconnectedness comes a greater awareness of cultural diversity from place to place. Besides differences in food and fashion, we face significant contrasts of cultural orientation and patterns of thinking. As we travel... (read more)

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The Evolution of God (Back Bay Readers' Pick)
The Evolution of God (Back Bay Readers' Pick)
by Robert Wright
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Robert Wright's The Evolution of God is a fascinating history of religion in all its forms, from the beginning stirrings of theology to the conflicting faiths we live with today. This intelligent, accessible, and thorough book gives us new insight into... (read more)

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Gang Leader for a Day (08 Edition)
Gang Leader for a Day (08 Edition)
by Sudhir Venkatesh
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In 2005 Waverly Duck was called to a town he calls Bristol Hill to serve as an expert witness in the sentencing of drug dealer Jonathan Wilson. Convicted as an accessory to the murder of a federal witness and that of a fellow drug dealer, Jonathan faced... (read more)

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Heretic's Heart: A Journey Through Spirit and Revolution
Heretic's Heart: A Journey Through Spirit and Revolution
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The Myth of Individualism: How Social Forces Shape Our Lives
The Myth of Individualism: How Social Forces Shape Our Lives
by Peter L. Callero
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The Myth of Individualism offers a concise introduction to sociology and sociological thinking. This engaging supplemental text challenges the dominant belief that human behavior is the result of free choices made by autonomous actors. Drawing upon... (read more)

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Breakfast at Sally's: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey
Breakfast at Sally's: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey
by Richard Lemieux
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"The book reads like a novel . . . But it has the ring of truth, and an uplifting message that endures."--The New York... (read more)

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Seventies : the Great Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics (01 Edition)
Seventies : the Great Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics (01 Edition)
by Bruce Schulman
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A book of shrewd historical analysis and clear anecdotal prose...[Schulman's] argument is utterly persuasive.--New York Times Book... (read more)

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Better Together: Restoring the American Community
Better Together: Restoring the American Community
by Robert D. Putnam
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Robert D. Putnam is the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University. Nationally honored as a leading humanist and a renowned scientist, he has written fourteen books and has consulted for the last four US Presidents. His... (read more)

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Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America
Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Americans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: This is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive is the key to getting success and prosperity. Or so we are... (read more)

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Planet of Slums (06 Edition)
Planet of Slums (06 Edition)
by Mike Davis
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"A profound enquiry into an urgent subject ... a brilliant book." Arundhati... (read more)

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Time for retirement :comparative studies of early exit from the labor force
Time for retirement :comparative studies of early exit from the labor force
by Martin Kohli
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The Information Economy and American Cities
The Information Economy and American Cities
by Matthew Drennan
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Drennan (city and regional planning, Cornell U.) analyzes the econometric data related to the participation of the informational sector in the economy of the American metropolis. He supports recent ideas of cluster theory regarding the affects of... (read more)

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