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Nudge: The Final Edition Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143137009
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

*Once again a New York Times bestseller! First the original edition, and now the new Final Edition*

An essential new edition―revised and updated from cover to cover―of one of the most important books of the last two decades, by Nobel Prize winner Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein


More than 2 million copies sold


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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This—a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society

There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns.
 


Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780525561996
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Published: Viking - September 28th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“In our uncertain age, which can so often feel so dark and disturbing, Steven Pinker has distinguished himself as a voice of positivity.” – New York Times


The Quiet Zone: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062945495
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 3rd, 2021

"Captivating." —Kirkus | "Fascinating, deeply reported, and slightly eerie." —BookPage (Starred Review) | "The Quiet Zone will live on in your memory." —Bill McKibben

A stunning portrait of an Appalachian community, the people who call it home, and the enduring human quest for quiet


Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374140182
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 17th, 2021

A groundbreaking, urgent report from the front lines of "dirty work"—the work that society considers essential but morally compromised


Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984858979
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 7th, 2021

An approachable guide to being a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more inclusive place
 


The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250271624
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 27th, 2021

Expanding upon his viral TEDx Talk, psychology professor and social scientist John V. Petrocelli's The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit reveals the critical thinking habits you can develop to recognize and combat pervasive false information and delusional thinking that has become a common feature of everyday life.


Freedom Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781982153410
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe.

Throughout history, humans have been driven by the quest for two cherished ideals: community and freedom. The two don’t coexist easily. We value individuality and self-reliance, yet are utterly dependent on community for our most basic needs.


Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374150426
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Published: MCD - June 15th, 2021

A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER. NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2021 BY THE MILLIONS

A provocative, exhilaratingly new understanding of the United States’ most confounding metropolis—not just a great city, but a full-blown modern city-state


Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062984456
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Published: Harper - May 25th, 2021

In Downeast, Gigi Georges follows five girls as they come of age in one of the most challenging and geographically isolated regions on the Eastern seaboard. Their stories reveal surprising truths about rural America and offer hope for its future. “It’s almost impossible not to care about these fierce young women and cheer for their hard-won


The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781951142520
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Published: Tin House Books - June 1st, 2021

As heard on Fresh Air

Named a Best Book of Summer by BuzzFeed and Newsweek

“Lyrical, unflinching…. Hernández expertly skates the line between memoir and science tome, showing the personal effects of a disease perpetuated by a cascade of systemic failures.” —The Washington Post


The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593137178
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Published: Convergent Books - May 11th, 2021

We’ve pursued and achieved the modern dream of defining ourselves—but at what cost? The New York Post op-ed editor makes a compelling case for seeking the inherited traditions and ideals that give our lives meaning.