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Under the Wire: Marie Colvin's Final Assignment Under the Wire: Marie Colvin's Final Assignment
by Paul Conroy

Zero Dark Thirty meets 127 Hours—a riveting war journal from photographer Paul Conroy, who accompanied Marie Colvin (called by her peers “the greatest war correspondent of her generation”) during her ill-fated final assignment in Syria.



We Can All Do Better We Can All Do Better
by Senator Bill Bradley

From one of the foremost political and cultural thought leaders of our time, New York Times bestselling author Senator Bill Bradley comes, We Can All Do Better, a game-changing and thought-provoking book about how we can break our present cycle of despair, frustration, and cynicism permeating country, and presents a unique opportunity for American voters to partake in a more participatory form of democracy.



The New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America The New Health Age: The Future of Health Care in America
by David Houle and Jonathan Fleece

This book sets forth what health care and medicine will look like in the years ahead. It identifies all the chaos and chatter around health care today and organizes the dialog into helpful and accurate "context." It is being called THE book to intelligently shape and guide the discussion and reorganization of health care reform in America.



Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America From the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America From the Tyranny of Fossil Fuels
by Congressman Jerry McNerney, Ph.D. and Martin Cheek

Congressman Jerry McNerny, Ph.D. and Martin Cheek offer a frank, unbiased discussion of our dual energy crisis: rapidly depleting oil resources accompanied by dramatic climate changes. Then, without glossing over the obstacles, the authors explore what can be done -- and what is already working -- to resolve the problem.



Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World
by Lisa Bloom

Packed with thought-provoking, revelatory points that will get your gray matter growing again, Think is delivered in a no-nonsense, straight-talk manner that will make you laugh, squirm, and question yourself -- and most importantly -- make you start thinking again.



What Will Happen to Me? What Will Happen to Me?
by Howard Zehr & Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz

What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison?



Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift
by Carolyn & Sean Savage

A medical mistake during an IVF procedure. An unthinkable situation . . . you’re pregnant with the wrong baby. You can't terminate, but you can’t keep him. What choice would you make?



American Idol: The Untold Story American Idol: The Untold Story
by Richard Rushfield

Each season American Idol delivers on a promise whose epic scope is unparalleled in the annals of competition: to take an unknown dreamer from the middle of America and turn him or her into a genuine star. It has become not only the biggest show on television, but the biggest force in all of entertainment; its alumni dominate the recording charts and Broadway, win Academy Awards, and sweep up Grammys.



Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer
by Andrea Lyon

Dubbed the "Angel of Death Row" by the Chicago Tribune, Lyon was the first woman to serve as lead attorney in a death penalty case. Throughout her career, she has defended those accused of heinous acts and argued that, no matter their guilt or innocence, they deserved a chance at redemption.



Who Turned Out the Lights?: Your Guided Tour to the Energy Crisis Who Turned Out the Lights?: Your Guided Tour to the Energy Crisis
by Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson

We are on the verge of a crippling energy crisis that could undermine our economy and change our way of life. In Who Turned Out the Lights?, Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson, editors of the award-winning nonpartisan Web site PublicAgenda.org, offer a much-needed reality check.



Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan
by Ali Eteraz

Children of Dust is an extraordinary adventure that reveals the diversity of Islamic beliefs, the vastness of the Pakistani diaspora, and the very human search for home. It is a spellbinding portrayal of a life that few Americans can imagine.



Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America
by Richard Benjamin

Between 2007 and 2009, Rich Benjamin, a journalist-adventurer, packed his bags and embarked on a 26,909-mile journey throughout the heart of white America, to some of the fastest-growing and whitest locales in our nation.