SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. The Wolf Of Wall Street

    Wolf of Wall Street

    $16.00

    By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. Learn More
  2. Without A Net

    Without A Net: The Female Experience Of Growing Up Working Class

    $14.95

    Much has been written about the plight of the working poor in America, but not by those with first-hand knowledge of how poverty shapes and distorts lives. Learn More
  3. What the Dog Saw

    What the Dog Saw And Other Adventures

    $17.00

    What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th century? Learn More
  4. This Land Is Their Land

    This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation

    $15.00

    America in the 'aughts - hilariously skewered, brilliantly dissected, and darkly diagnosed by the bestselling social critic hailed as 'the soul mate' of Jonathan Swift. Learn More
  5. The Working Poor

    The Working Poor: Invisible In America

    $14.95

    A searing, intimate portrait of working American families struggling against insurmountable odds to escape poverty. Learn More
  6. The Moral Underground

    The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy

    $17.95

    Called a “fascinating exploration of economic civil disobedience” by Publishers Weekly, Lisa Dodson’s stunning book The Moral Underground features stories of middle-class managers and professionals who refuse to be complicit in an economy that puts a decent life beyond the reach of the working poor. Whether it’s a nurse choosing to treat an uninsured child, a supervisor padding a paycheck, or a restaurant manager sneaking food to a worker’s children, these unsung heroes reach across the economic fault line to restore a sense of justice to the working world. Learn More
  7. The Man Who Sold the World

    The Man Who Sold the World: Ronald Reagan and the Betrayal of Main Street America

    $16.95

    The myth of Ronald Reagan's greatness has reached epic proportions. The public rates him as one of the most popular presidents, and Republicans everywhere seek to cast themselves in his image. But award-winning journalist William Kleinknecht shows in this penetrating analysis of his presidency that the Reagan legacy has been devastating for the country—especially for the ordinary Americans he claimed to represent. Learn More
  8. The Hollywood Economist 2.0

    The Hollywood Economist 2.0: The Hidden Financial Reality Behind the Movies

    $17.95

    A fully revised edition of the popular guide to Hollywood finances, updated to reflect even newer films and trends. Learn More
  9. Gruesome Acts Of Captialism

    The Gruesome Acts Of Capitalism

    $10.95

    A beautiful book full of hard numbers. Learn More
  10. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money cover

    The General Theory Of Employment, Interest, And Money

    $16.98

    Distinguished British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) set off a series of movements that drastically altered the ways in which economists view the world. Learn More

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