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Sep.20.2012
An astonishing work of cutting-edge science and cultural history that radically reframes how we understand the vagina—and consequently, how we understand women—from one of our most respected cultural critics and thinkers, Naomi Wolf, author of the modern classic The Beauty Myth. When an...
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Aug.20.2012
After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans became ground zero for the reinvention of the American city, with urban planners, movie stars, anarchists, and politicians all advancing their competing visions of recovery. In this wash of reform, residents and volunteers from across the...
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Nov.05.2011
Keith and Chrissie McGuire are determined to create a perfect life for themselves and their two children, having been brought up in care homes themselves. Everything is going well: Chrissie is a partner in a London law firm, Keith is an up-and-coming London architect, and the children have all the...
Book Cover for "The Trouble With Change"
Oct.19.2011
The Trouble With Change is a suspenseful crime story about a college student, Sondra Taylor, who dreams of being the first in her family to graduate from college.  With little money in her pocket, and a meager scholarship to school in the city, she sets out against the odds to do so. ...
Book Cover for "Checkered Fences"
Oct.19.2011
Checkered Fences is a heartwarming romance about a high school student, Diane Jones, who dreams of her independence and becoming the first in her family to complete college, unlike her mother who married at just thirteen years old.  However, Diane’s old fashion father has other plans for Diane...
Flirting With Disaster
Oct.11.2011
Chernobyl and Katrina.  Challenger and Columbia. BP and Vioxx. The Iraq War.  Were these unavoidable misfortunes that no one could possibly have imagined?  Hardly. All of them were disasters that could have been prevented, or whose damaging repercussions could have been...
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Oct.02.2011
A rousing critique of the rise to dominance of the belief that market forces and unfettered individualism should direct all matters in society - a recipe for disaster for both the individual and the society. The book covers tremendous ground and is pitched at the highest level of rigor but is...
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Sep.20.2011
People in U.S. prisons are routinely subjected to physical, sexual, and mental abuse. While this has been documented in male prisons, women in prison often suffer in relative anonymity. Women Inside addresses this critical social justice issue, empowering incarcerated and formerly incarcerated...
Aug.23.2011
Too Much Magic defines what “being digital” actually means to the average person and cautions about a rising concentration of power that has now overtaken both the personal computing revolution and the previously open culture of the Internet. Too Much Magic points out our inherent love/hate...
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Aug.12.2011
Covert racism, subtle in application, often appears hidden by norms of association, affiliation, group membership and/or identity. As such, covert racism is often excused or confused with mechanisms of exclusion and inclusion, ritual and ceremony, acceptance and rejection. Covert racism...