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If I Were a Suicide Bomber

Thom Satterlee · Open Letter
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

"Smart, impish, and spare, Per Aage Brandt finds the physical in the metaphysical, and the fizz in the physiological." -- Joanna TrzeciakA cognitive scientist by trade, Per Aage Brandt's poems resemble little puzzle boxes -- all quite short with lines of almost identical length....
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Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing · Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a family.

In the summer of 2012 a woman named Eva was found dead in the London townhouse she shared with her husband, Hans K. Rausing. The couple had struggled with drug addiction for years, often under the glare of tabloid...
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The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or tv shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned...
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I You We Them: Walking into the World of the Desk Killer

Dan Gretton · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 1072
Format: Hardcover

A landmark historical investigation into crimes against humanity and the nature of evilSprawling and illuminating, Dan Gretton's I You We Them is an unprecedented study of perpetrators of crimes against humanity: the "desk killers" who ordered and directed some of the worst...
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Off the Rails: One Family's Journey Through Teen Addiction

Susan Burrowes · She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Fifteen-year-old Hannah was a privileged young girl with a promising future, but that didn't stop her from sliding into an abyss of sex, drugs, alcohol, and other high-risk behaviors. Off the Rails narrates Hannah's sudden decline and subsequent treatment through the raw, honest, compelling...
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The Common Good

Robert B Reich · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.

With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most...
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Critical Statistics: Seeing Beyond the Headlines

Robert de Vries · Red Globe Press
Pages: 268
Format: Paperback

Awarded the 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association.This accessible and entertaining new textbook provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to understand the barrage of numbers encountered in their everyday lives and studies....
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No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

Ron Powers · Hachette Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia.

From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks"...
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We: Reviving Social Hope

Ronald Aronson · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The election of Donald Trump has exposed American society's profound crisis of hope. By 2016 a generation of shrinking employment, rising inequality, the attack on public education, and the shredding of the social safety net, had set the stage for stunning insurgencies at opposite ends...
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The Metaphysics

Aristotle. · Dover Publications
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

"All men by nature are actuated with the desire of knowledge," declared Aristotle. The philosopher's works are foundational to the history of science, and his treatise on metaphysics, or "first philosophy," is divided into sections of previous philosophical thought...
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