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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
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|January 15, 2002

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In this pathbreaking work, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their actual practice they defend the economic,…
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
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|May 24, 2016

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Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm , takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern society. There are ancient tribal human behaviors-loyalty,…
Irresistible: The Rise Of Addictive Technology And The Business Of Keeping Us Hooked
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|This title releases March 6, 2018

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“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our…
Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions Of A Media Manipulator
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|July 2, 2013

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You've seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don't know is that…
Weaponized Lies: How To Think Critically In The Post-truth Era

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Winner of the National Business Book Award  Winner of the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction Previously Published as  A Field Guide to Lies We’re surrounded by fringe theories, fake news, and pseudo-facts. These lies are getting…
Behind The Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity

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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of…
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power Of Talk In A Digital Age
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|October 4, 2016

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Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity — and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground. We live in a technological universe in…
Black Code: Surveillance, Privacy, And The Dark Side Of The Internet

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Cyberspace is all around us. We depend on it for everything we do. We have reengineered our business, governance, and social relations around a planetary network unlike any before it. But there are dangers looming, and malign forces are threatening to transform…
Nickel And Dimed: On (not) Getting By In America
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|This title releases November 7, 2017

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Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf. A publishing phenomenon when first published, Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed…
Regarding The Pain Of Others
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Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics Series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf. Considered one of the greatest critics of her generation, Susan Sontag followed up her…
I Couldn't Even Imagine That They Would Kill Us: An Oral History Of The Attacks Against The…
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|This title releases November 24, 2017

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Harrowing personal narratives describing how Mexican authorities disappeared, killed, and injured scores of students and others in a still-unsolved crime. In Mexico, John Gibler's book has been recognized as a journalistic masterpiece, an instant classic, and…
Loaded: A Disarming History Of The Second Amendment
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|This title releases January 19, 2018

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America loves guns. From Daniel Boone and Jesse James to the NRA and Seal Team 6, gun culture has colored the lore, shaped the law, and protected the market that arms the nation. In Loaded , Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz peels away the myths of gun culture to expose the…