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Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

- September 16, 2014

The billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur behind such companies as PayPal and Facebook outlines an innovative theory and formula for building the companies of the future by creating and monopolizing new markets instead of competing in old ones. 200,000 first printing. The billionaire Silicon V... Read More

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

- August 14, 2012

Charlie struggles to cope with complex world of high school as he deals with the confusions of sex and love, the temptations of drugs, and the pain of losing a close friend and a favorite aunt. Charlie struggles to cope with complex world of high school as he deals with the confusions of sex and... Read More

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Ground Zero

- February 4, 2021

In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear - and the stunning links between the past and present. In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller A... Read More

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

- February 9, 2016

The previous edition of this now-classic book revealed the existence and subversive manipulations of "economic hit men"." John Perkins wrote that they "are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports,... Read More

The Wretched of the Earth

- October 19, 2021

The sixtieth anniversary edition of Frantz Fanon's landmark text, now with a new introduction by Cornel West First published in 1961, and reissued in this sixtieth anniversary edition with a powerful new introduction by Cornel West, Frantz ... Read More

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Level Up: Rise Above the Hidden Forces Holding Your Business Back

- February 22, 2022

An inspiring and revelatory guide to starting and scaling a small business, from powerhouse duo Stacey Abrams and Lara Hodgson Like many business owners, renowned politician and activist Stacey Abrams didn’t start a business because she dreamed of calling herself an entrepreneur. Her part-time po... Read More

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His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope

- August 25, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Soul of America NAMED ONE OF TH... Read More

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What Really Happened In Wuhan: A Virus Like No Other, Countless Infections, Millions of Deaths

- September 28, 2021

Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia. A VIRUS MORE THAN 109 MILLION INFECTIONS MORE THAN 2.7 MILLION DEATHS HOW DID IT HAPPEN? The origins of COVID-19 are shrouded in mystery and co... Read More

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Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine (Ukrainian Studies)

- November 16, 2018

The poems collected in this volume engage with the events and experiences of war, reflecting on the themes of alienation, loss, dislocation, and disability; as well as justice, heroism, courage, resilience, generosity, and forgiveness. The anthology brings together some of the most compelling poe... Read More

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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't

- February 3, 2015

UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER "One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book Review Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a... Read More

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Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power

- March 22, 2022

The untold story of the unlikely heroes, the cutthroat politics, and the cultural forces that turned a Deep South state purple—by a top reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Flipped is the definitive account of how the election of Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff transformed Georgia... Read More

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Frederick Douglass : Autobiographies : Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave / My Bondage and My Freedom / Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (Library of America)

- February 1, 1994

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents the only authoritative edition of all three autobiographies by the escaped slave who became a great American leader. Here in this Library of America volume are collected Frederick Douglass's three autobiographical narratives, now recognized as classics of both Amer... Read More

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American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company

- February 5, 2013

THE INSIDE STORY OF THE EPIC TURNAROUND OF FORD MOTOR COMPANY UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF CEO ALAN MULALLY. At the end of 2008, Ford Motor Company was just months away from running out of cash. With the auto industry careening toward ruin, Congress offered all three Detroit automakers a bailout. Gene... Read More

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One Life

- November 10, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller! “Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's... Read More

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The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

- September 24, 2019

A New York Times Notable Book The inspiration for PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film The Poison Squad. From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey... Read More

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How China Escaped Shock Therapy (Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy)

Weber, Isabella M. - May 27, 2021

Preface -- List of figures -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Modes of market creation and price regulation -- China's tradition of bureaucratic market participation : guanzi and the salt and iron debate -- From market to war economy and back : American price control during world war II and its ... Read More

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Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality

McBride, Sarah - March 5, 2019

Before speaking at a national political convention about her experiences as a transgender person, the author struggled with the decision to come out - not just to her family but to the students at her university, where she was serving as student body president. She'd known she was a girl from her... Read More

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Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society

Weyl, E Glen, Posner, Eric A. - May 15, 2018

Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking—and pretty much all conventi... Read More

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

- June 4, 2013

A narrative report by a woman who grew up near the Rocky Flats nuclear weapon facility describes the dark secrets that dominated her childhood, the strange cancers that afflicted her neighbors, her brief employment at Rocky Flats and the efforts of residents to achieve legal justice. 30,000 first... Read More

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I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

- January 12, 2010

A Nobel Peace Prize winner reflects on poverty, injustice, and the struggles of Mayan communities in Guatemala, offering “a fascinating and moving description of the culture of an entire people” (The Times) Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant wom... Read More

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The Tyranny of Metrics

- April 30, 2019

Today, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the results, and dividing up the rewards based on the numbers. But in our zeal to instill the evaluation process with scientific rigor, we've gone from measuring perfor... Read More

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