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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316346627
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 7th, 2002

Discover Malcolm Gladwell's breakthrough debut and explore the science behind viral trends in business, marketing, and human behavior.


Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062390868
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 20th, 2018

Be prepared for next semester and get set for back to school!

Foreword by Steven Pinker


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Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition): A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593133934
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Published: One World - December 3rd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223608
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Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

The PBS NewsHour/New York Times Book Club February 2020 selection



New York Times Book Review
 10 Best Books of 2018
One of President Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2018

Winner of the 2019 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize 
Winner of the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism


The Adjunct Underclass: How America’s Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, and Their Mission Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780226496665
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 24th, 2019

Class ends. Students pack up and head back to their dorms. The professor, meanwhile, goes to her car . . . to catch a little sleep, and then eat a cheeseburger in her lap before driving across the city to a different university to teach another, wholly different class.


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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking with Statistics and the Scientific Method Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593182512
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Published: Dutton - November 19th, 2019

Winner of the National Business Book Award

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Organized Mind and This Is Your Brain on Music, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever 


How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781612197494
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Published: Melville House - April 9th, 2019

** A New York Times Bestseller **

"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto."—Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review

One of President Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of 2019"


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Factfulness Illustrated: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250624956
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 12th, 2019

The international best-selling phenomenon loved by BARACK OBAMA and BILL GATES is now available in a gift edition with the illustrations in color throughout.

"A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases." —Barack Obama


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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
By Michelle Alexander, Cornel West (Introduction by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781595586438
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: New Press - January 16th, 2012

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness.


Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062338785
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Published: Ecco - May 14th, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019

New York Public Library Best Books of 2019 

Kirkus Reviews Best Health and Science Books of 2019

Science Friday Best Books of 2019 


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An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780385538800
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Published: Nan A. Talese - March 5th, 2019

2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNER

From the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods
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The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525574477
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - April 9th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of On Tyranny comes a stunning new chronicle of the rise of authoritarianism from Russia to Europe and America.

“A brilliant analysis of our time.”—Karl Ove Knausgaard, The New Yorker


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