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That Used to Be Us

How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2011  In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze...

By Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

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The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll

The Search for Dare Wright

In 1957, a children’s book called The Lonely Doll was published. With its pink-and-white-checked cover and photographs featuring a wide-eyed doll, it...

Jean Nathan

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Sweet and Low

A Family Story

Sweet and Low is the bittersweet, hilarious story of Ben Eisenstadt, who invented sugar packets and Sweet'N Low, and amassed the great fortune that would later...

Rich Cohen Rich Cohen

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The World Is Flat 3.0

A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly...

"...A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly.... A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller   "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in The New York Times reviewing The World Is Flat in 2005. In this new edition, Thomas L. Friedman includes fresh stories and insights ..."

Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman

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The Hare with Amber Eyes

A Hidden Inheritance

An Economist Book of the Year Costa Book Award Winner for Biography Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award) Edmund...

Edmund de Waal Edmund de Waal

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In the Land of Believers

An Outsider's Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church

Ever since evangelical Christians rose to national prominence, mainstream America has tracked their every move with a nervous eye. But in spite of this...

Gina Welch

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Louisa May Alcott

The Woman Behind Little Women

In a fresh, modern take on the remarkable Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Reisen’s vivid biography explores the author’s life in the context of her works, many of...

Harriet Reisen Harriet Reisen

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The Price of Motherhood

Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER THAT CHANGED AMERICA'S VIEW OF MOTHERHOOD In the pathbreaking tradition of Backlash and The Second...

Ann Crittenden

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Justice

What's the Right Thing to Do?

What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong...

Michael J. Sandel Michael J. Sandel

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What Money Can't Buy

The Moral Limits of Markets

Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay...

"...Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay.... Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immig..."

Michael J. Sandel Michael J. Sandel

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That Used to Be Us

How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

America is in trouble. We face four major challenges on which our future depends, and we are failing to meet them—and if we delay any longer, soon it will be...

By Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

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The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

The Israel Lobby,” by John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen M. Walt of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, was one of the...

By John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt

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Army Wives

The Unwritten Code of Military Marriage

Army Wives goes beyond the sound bites and photo ops of military life to bring readers into the hearts and homes of today's military wives. Biank tells...

Tanya Biank Tanya Biank

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded

Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America

Thomas L. Friedman’s phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his brilliant,...

Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman

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Soul of a Citizen

Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time

Soul of a Citizen awakens within us the desire and the ability to make our voices heard and our actions count. We can lead lives worthy of our...

Paul Rogat Loeb Paul Rogat Loeb

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Heal Thyself

A Doctor at the Peak of His Medical Career, Destroyed by Alcohol--and the Personal Miracle That Brought Him Back

Heal Thyself is the paperback edition of The End of My Addiction—a memoir of Ameisen’s struggle and a call to action. “[This book is] the story of the...

Olivier Ameisen, M.D. Olivier Ameisen, M.D.

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The Third Chapter

Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50

In the twenty-first century, a developmental phase of life is emerging as significant and distinct, capturing our interest, engaging our curiosity, and...

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

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