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Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781523504466
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - February 5th, 2019

Strengthen and deepen your love with a fun, ingenious program of eight life-changing conversations—on essential topics such as money, sex, and trust—from two of the world’s leading marriage researchers and clinicians.
 
Navigating the challenges of long-term commitment takes effort—and it just got simpler, with this empowering, step-by-step guid


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The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501141652
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Published: Scribner - January 15th, 2019

A riveting saga in the history of rock ‘n’ roll: the decades-long rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.

In the years after World War II, music was evolv


Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632869609
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 15th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller * USA Today Bestseller * Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Bestseller

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia--a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age.


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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594633157
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 22nd, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR


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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316505116
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Published: Hachette Books - January 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.


The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9781610395694
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 15th, 2019

The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.


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Figuring Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748135
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Published: Pantheon - February 5th, 2019

Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement.


Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501123207
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 5th, 2019

The definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade.


Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524762339
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Published: Currency - February 5th, 2019

International Bestseller
Wall Street Journal Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
LA Times Bestseller
Publishers Weekly Bestseller

In a book inspired by her popular TED talk, New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani empowers women to embrace imperfection and bravery.


Team Human Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780393651690
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 22nd, 2019

Team Human is a manifesto--a fiery distillation of preeminent digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff's most urgent thoughts on civilization and human nature. In one hundred lean and incisive statements, he argues that we are essentially social creatures, and that we achieve our greatest aspirations when we work together--not as individuals.


Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143111382
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Published: Penguin Books - January 15th, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018
ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR

"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates


The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300234015
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Published: Yale University Press - January 8th, 2019

The social dynamics of “alternative facts”: why what you believe depends on who you know

Why should we care about having true beliefs?


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