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- Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. None of these... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99
Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 3.38
The words came from his mouth, 'Don't say anything about this to your mum. She won't believe you.'At the age of eleven, a beautiful happy girl found herself thrust into a nightmare of abuse and violation that ripped her world apart. At the mercy of three men, she endured a four-year ordeal of sexual exploitation and degradation before eventually finding... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 1.68
Love and lust are among the most powerful of emotions, but when joint thirst for violence is thrown into the mix, it creates the ultimate lethal cocktail. Exploring the deadly dynamic that exists within the relationships of men and women whose romantic obsession leads them to commit acts of bloody devastation. Includes case histories from around the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Atlantic ? The Huffington Post ? Men?s Journal ? MSN (U.K.) ? Kirkus Reviews ? Publishers Weekly #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Every year, the average American eats thirty-three pounds of cheese and seventy pounds of sugar. Every day, we ingest 8,500 milligrams of salt, double the recommended... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of violent crime? These may not sound like typical questions for an econo-mist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 9.99
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron?s home, a young cocktail waitress named Debra Sue Carter was savagely murdered.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Why can?t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding. His starting point is moral... more...