A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Author: Betty Smith
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061803022
Size: 32.98 MB
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The American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Fast Food Nation

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547750331
Size: 44.11 MB
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Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

Twilight Of The Elites

Author: Chris Hayes
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0307720470
Size: 36.44 MB
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Upending well-worn ideological and partisan categories, Hayes entirely reorients our perspective on our times. Twilight of the Elites is the defining work of social criticism for the post-bailout age.

The Net Delusion

Author: Evgeny Morozov
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141961821
Size: 22.71 MB
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We are all being manipulated in more subtle ways too - becoming pacified by the net, instead of truly engaging. This book is a wake-up call.

The Man Who Saved New York

Author: Seymour P. Lachman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438434545
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The Man Who Saved New York offers a portrait of one of New York’s most remarkable governors, Hugh L. Carey, with emphasis on his leadership during the fiscal crisis of 1975.

The Great School Wars

Author: Diane Ravitch
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801864711
Size: 74.60 MB
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Diane Ravitch affirms her faith in the American dream despite a detailed narrative which suggests, if anything, that education in New York has fairly consistently failed those who needed it most.

Yearbook Maritime Law

Author: Ignacio Arroyo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940173707X
Size: 52.45 MB
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I. The importance of legal questions related to the sea is obvious to everyone. It is hardly surprising that the subjects that make up international current events illustrate the leading role played by maritime affairs.