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Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Quinones, Sam

$22.00 $10.09

Over the past fifteen years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in the small county of Xalisco on the west coast of Mexico have created a unique distribution system that has brought black tar heroin--the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, two to three times purer than its white powder cou...


After the Affair
Spring, Janis Abrahms

$19.87 $10.09

After the Affair teaches partners how to heal themselves and grow from the shattering crisis of an infidelity. Drawing on thirty-five years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Spring offers a series of original and proven strategies that address such questions as: Why did it happen? Once love and tru...


Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Harden, Blaine

$22.00 $7.29


Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship
Boyle, Gregory

$22.00 $6.59

In a nation deeply divided and plagued by poverty and violence, Barking to the Choir offers a snapshot into the challenges and joys of life on the margins. Sergio, arrested at age nine, in a gang by age twelve, and serving time shortly thereafter, now works with the substance-abuse team at Homebo...


Let Love Have the Last Word
Common

$35.00 $9.39

Common—the Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe–winning musician, actor, and activist—follows up his New York Times bestselling memoir One Day It’ll All Make Sense with this inspiring exploration of how love and mindfulness can build communities and allow you to take better control of yo...


Modern Romance
Ansari, Aziz

$23.00 $7.99

A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voices.


Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
Stephens-Davidowitz, Seth

$21.00 $7.29

Blending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our world - provided we ask the right que...


The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life
Herrnstein, Richard J.

$25.00 $8.69

This book describes the state of scientific knowledge about questions that have been on people's minds for years but have been considered too sensitive to talk about openly--among them, IQ's relationship to crime, unemployment, welfare, child neglect, poverty, and illegitimacy; ethnic differences...


Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
Venkatesh,Sudhir

$21.21 $10.09

When first-year graduate student Sudhir Venkatesh walked into an abandoned building in one of Chicago’s most notorious housing projects, he hoped to find a few people willing to take a multiple-choice survey on urban poverty--and impress his professors with his boldness. He never imagined that as...


The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements
Hoffer, Eric

$19.87 $10.09

A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer - the first and most famous of his books - was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earlie...


Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Macy, Beth

$36.50 $11.49

In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrate...


Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Macy, Beth

$36.50 $7.99

In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrate...


Into the Abyss
Shaben, Carol

$19.88 $5.79

Only four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to. On an icy night in October 1984, a commuter plane carrying nine passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of northern Alberta, killing six people. Four survived: the rookie pilot, a p...


The Promise of a Pencil
Braun, Adam

$21.21 $4.39

The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the world - and the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a su...


Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
Glaeser, Edward

$17.00 $7.29

A pioneering urban economist presents a compelling affirmation of the city as humanity's greatest invention and our best hope for the future.


This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are
Warnick, Melody

$22.00 $8.69

The average restless American will move 11.7 times in a lifetime. For Melody Warnick, it was move #6, from Austin, Texas, to Blacksburg, Virginia, that threatened to unhinge her. In the lonely aftermath of unpacking, she wondered: Aren’t we supposed to put down roots at some point? How does the p...


Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less
Dufu, Tiffany

$22.50 $7.29

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu strugg...


Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less
Dufu, Tiffany

$22.50 $5.19

A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu strugg...


Civilization: The West and the Rest
Ferguson, Niall

$25.00 $10.09

Western civilization's rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed? Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that beginning in the fifteenth ce...


Our America
Jones, LeAlan

$22.00 $5.19

Through two award-winning National Public Radio documentaries, and now this powerful book, LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman have made it their mission to be loud voices from one of this country's darkest places, Chicago's Ida B. Wells housing project. Set against the stunning photographs of a talent...


Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
Tippett, Krista

$23.00 $10.09

In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to one another. She insists on the possib...


Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
Tippett, Krista

$23.00 $7.29

In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to one another. She insists on the possib...


The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life (Revised and Updated for the 21st Century)
Landsburg, Steven E.

$18.99 $8.69

In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg’s hugely popular book, he applies economic theory to today’s most pressing concerns, answering a diverse range of daring questions, such as: Why are seat belts deadly? Why do celebrity endorsements sell products? Why are failed executives p...


Them: Why We Hate Each Other - and How to Heal
Sasse, Ben

$37.99 $11.49

Something is wrong. We all know it.American life expectancy is declining for a third straight year. Birth rates are dropping. Nearly half of us think the other political party isn’t just wrong; they’re evil. We’re the richest country in history, but we’ve never been more pessimistic.What’s causin...


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