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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780385354387
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Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2016

He was a loud, obnoxious, flamboyant bully, who surrounded himself with sycophants, promised the white working class the moon, and trampled on the rights of Jews, immigrants, women, gays and lesbians. Read up, be vigilant.


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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399588808
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Published: Random House - May 24th, 2016

A Nobel Prize winner plumbs the Russian soul after the fall of the Soviet Union in her latest oral history, chronicling the everyday and the extraordinary, horrible memories and dashed dreams.


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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780553447439
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Published: Crown - March 2016

The Harvard sociologist embedded himself with white and black poverty-stricken families in Milwaukee and then wrote a masterpiece of narrative non-fiction depicting just how massively the deck is stacked against the American poor.


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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

Trees, left to themselves, adjust to the world in which they exist, through good times and bad, in ways that we humans can only dream of.


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The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062432971
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Published: Ecco - March 15th, 2016

Dillard's essays go about "finding a workable compromise between the sublimity of our ideas and the absurdity of the fact of us," nudging us toward the insight that the absurdities of our existence are what give us glimpses of the sublime.