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"This revealing, dead-on investigation of the modern-day sports stadium boondoggle, and its often-devastating impact on American cities, is an essential read for anyone, sports fan or not, who wants to avoid getting fleeced. "-Steve Lopez, Los Ang...

Public Dollars, Private Stadiums: The Battle over Building Sports Stadiums

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Vienna, 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna

Condoleezza Rice has excelled as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist. Her achievements run the gamut from helping to oversee the collapse of communism in Europe and the decline of the Soviet Union, to working to protect the countr...

Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family

An unexpected detour can change the course of our lives forever, and, for white American anthropologist Margaret Willson, a stopover in Brazil led to immersion in a kaleidoscopic world of street urchins, capoeriristas, drug dealers, and wise teach...

Dance Lest We All Fall Down

Here is the first biography of Mario Savio, the brilliant leader of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement, the largest and most disruptive student rebellion in American history. Savio risked his life to register black voters in Mississippi in the Freedo...

Freedom's Orator: Mario Savio and the Radical Legacy of the 1960s

In the post-meltdown world, it is irresponsible, ineffective, and ultimately useless to have a serious economic debate without considering and challenging the role of the Federal Reserve. Most people think of the Fed as an indispensable institutio...

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The Business of Human Rights is an essential text that provides a human rights framework to facilitate a critical approach to corporate responsibilities, and the place of these responsibilities within society across the globe. It provides for the ...

The Business of Human Rights: An Evolving Agenda for Corporate Responsibility

Following an economic tsunami of historic proportions, American democracy finds itself plagued by partisan polarization, a rigidly divided Congress, superficial political debate, and political paralysis. Even before the economic crisis, the United...

10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union-2012 Election Edition

After decades of writing and research about American intelligence, Joseph Trento has written the most authoritative indictment of CIA splinter groups, two generations of Bush family involvement in illegal financial networks, and the funding of the...

Prelude to Terror: the Rogue CIA, The Legacy of America's Private Intelligence Network the Compromising of American Intelligence

"If ever there was a book to read in the company of a nice cuppa, this is it. " -The Washington Post. In the dramatic story of one of the greatest acts of corporate espionage ever committed, Sarah Rose recounts the fascinating, unlikely circumstan...

For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History

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