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The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320723
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Published: Knopf - June 8th, 2021

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Looming Tower, and the pandemic novel The End of October: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19—its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global fight to contain it


War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356908
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 22nd, 2021

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and IndieBound bestseller

Finalist for the Colby Award

A new, revised and updated edition of a modern classic of foreign policy, a harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.


Surviving Autocracy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593332245
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 1st, 2021

“When Gessen speaks about autocracy, you listen. The New York Times

“A reckoning with what has been lost in the past few years and a map forward with our beliefs intact.” Interview


The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224919
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Published: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller • Finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction • A New York Times Notable Book • Bloomberg Best Book of 2018


Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525575481
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Published: Crown - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All

“A rollickingly well-written book, filled with fascinating, exciting, and alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today.”—The New York Times Book Review


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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316076203
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Published: Back Bay Books - December 14th, 2010

The bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia focuses on "minor geniuses" and idiosyncratic behavior to illuminate the ways all of us organize experience in this "delightful" (Bloomberg News) collection of writings from The New Yorker.

What is the difference between choking and panicking?


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Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812997293
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Published: Random House - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Salt Sugar Fat comes a “gripping” (The Wall Street Journal) exposé of how the processed food industry exploits our evolutionary instincts, the emotions we associate with food, and legal loopholes in their pursuit of profit over public health.
 


Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419750403
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Published: Abrams Press - April 13th, 2021

A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR

In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely.


After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856050
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Published: Random House - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is—travels the globe in a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers.


The Reckoning: Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250278456
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 17th, 2021

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller

America is suffering from PTSD—The Reckoning diagnoses its core causes and helps us begin the healing process.


The Prince: Andrew Cuomo, Coronavirus, and the Fall of New York Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781682194102
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Published: OR Books - June 29th, 2021

Governor Andrew Cuomo, scion of Mario Cuomo, is today as famous as his father, also a governor of New York state for three terms. Like Robert Moses, he is one of New York's great and infamous power brokers.


Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union (Law in the Public Square #2) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520381926
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Published: University of California Press - March 16th, 2021

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's last book is a curation of her own legacy, tracing the long history of her work for gender equality and a “more perfect Union.”

In the fall of 2019, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited the University of California, Berkeley School of Law to deliver the first annual Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture in honor of her friend, the late Herma Hill Kay