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  1. Thinking The Twentieth Century

    Thinking the Twentieth Century

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    In restoring and indeed exemplifying the best of the intellectual life of the twentieth century, Thinking the Twentieth Century charts a pathway for moral life in the twenty-first. An incredible achievement, Thinking the Twentieth Century is about the life of the mind-and about the mindful life.

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  2. End The Fed

    End The Fed

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    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.  

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  3. A Shopkeeper's Millennium

    A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837

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    The religious revival that transformed America in the 1820s, making it the most militantly Protestant nation on earth and spawning reform movements dedicated to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had an especially powerful effect in Rochester, New York. Paul E. Johnson explores the reasons for the revival's spectacular success there, suggesting important links between its moral accounting and the city's new industrial world

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  4. Dreams from My Father

    Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

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    In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American.

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  5. We're Going to Win This Thing

    We're Going to Win This Thing: The Shocking Frame-up of a Mafia Crime Buster

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    FBI agent Lin DeVecchio was a key player in the New York Mafia wars from the late seventies through the early nineties. Yet despite his stunning success fighting organized crime, DeVecchio was accused of taking bribes, selling information to the man who was his informant, and even personally ordering four mob hits.

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  6. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

    Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

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    In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times.Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era.

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  7. you are not so smart

    You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

    $13.50

    You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is, but journalist David McRaney is here to tell you that you're as deluded as the rest of us.

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  8. A Primer of Freudian Psychology

    A Primer of Freudian Psychology

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    Here, in one concise and readable volume, are Sigmund Freud's principal theories about psychological existence and his insights into overt or hidden aspects of the human psyche.

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  9. The World Is Flat

    The World is Flat

    $9.60

    The World Is Flat 3.0 is an essential update on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks--environmental, social, and political, powerfully illuminated by the Pulitzer Prize--winning author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree.

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  10. Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of WWII

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    He was a legendary man of strength-but no man is without his weaknesses.

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