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  • The Invention of Murder : How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
    Judith Flanders
    Paperback: 07/15/2014
     
    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers : Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    Katherine Boo
    Paperback: 04/08/2014
     
    From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and ...
  • The International Bank of Bob : Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time
    Bob Harris
    Paperback: 02/18/2014
     
    After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, so he travels from Peru ...
  • Salt Sugar Fat : How the Food Giants Hooked Us
    Michael Moss
    Paperback: 02/18/2014
     
    The explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic.
  • The Pope and Mussolini : The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
    David I. Kertzer
    Hardcover: 01/28/2014
     
    The gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This ...
  • The World Until Yesterday : What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
    Jared Diamond
    Paperback: 10/29/2013
     
    The World Until Yesterday provides a mesmerizing firsthand picture of the human past as it had been for ...
  • Far From the Tree : Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
    Andrew Solomon
    Paperback: 10/01/2013
     
    Far from the Tree is a masterpiece that will rattle our prejudices, question our policies, and inspire our ...

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