Social Science - General

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We...

Charles Duhigg

A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012

The Tipping Point: How Little Things ...

Malcolm Gladwell

The best way to understand the dramatic transformation of unknown books into bestsellers, or the rise of teenage smoking, or the phenomena of word of mouth or any number of the other mysterious changes that mark everyday life,' writes...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2007

Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Hu...

Jared Diamond

Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2011

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matte...

Atul Gawande

In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, in...

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Published: Oct 2014

Connected: The Surprising Power of So...

Nicholas A. Christakis

Renowned scientists Christakis and Fowler present compelling evidence for our profound influence on one another's tastes, health, wealth, happiness, beliefs, even weight, as they explain how social networks form and how they operate.

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

$20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Ri...

Christopher Steiner

Imagine an everyday world in which the price of gasoline (and oil) continues to go up, and up, and up. Think about the immediate impact that would have on our lives.Of course, everybody already knows how about gasoline has affected ou...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2009

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Cu...

Chuck Klosterman

The author of Fargo Rock City explores a range of modern cultural phenomena, including Internet pornography, tribute bands, baseball rivalries, and reality television, as he explores the role of the media in American life. Reprint. 10...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book S...

Harry Brod

Zeddy Lawrence once said, "It may not be true in all cases, but it's a pretty good rule of thumb. If the word 'man' appears at the end of someone's name you can draw one of two conclusions: a) they're Jewish, as in Goldman, Feldm...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012

The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Ar...

James Surowiecki

pi"No one in this world, so far as I know, has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people."  —H. L. Menckenbr brH. L. Mencken was wrong.In this endlessly fascinating book,...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2004

Race and Culture: A World View

Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell is one of America's leading voices on matters of race and ethnicity. In his book, Inside American Education, he surveyed the ills of American education from the primary grades to graduate school with ''an impressive rang...

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Published: Oct 2010

Simpleology: The Simple Science of Ge...

Mark Joyner

Success is simple, and scientifically reproducible, if you know the 5 Laws Simpleology proves that success and happiness are easier to achieve than most people think they are. In fact, people can almost guarantee their own succ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2007

No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulat...

Christopher Hitchens

"Just as the necessary qualification for a good liar is a good memory, so the essential equipment of a would-be lie detector is a good timeline, and a decent archive." In NO ONE LEFT TO LIE TO, a New York Times bestseller, C...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

Prime Time: Love; Health; Sex; Fitnes...

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda, the #1 bestselling author, actress, and workout pioneer, explores in this inspiring book how to make all of your life Prime Time. Sex, love, food, fitness, self-understanding, spiritual and social growth—Fonda writes wit...

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Published: Aug 2011

The Number: A Completely Different Wa...

Lee Eisenberg

Describes how the author successfully secured his family's financial future by changing jobs and moving halfway across the country, sharing the stories of numerous baby boomers that offer insight into achieving key financial goals.

Abridged CD
Published: Jan 2006

Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit

Joseph Epstein

To his successful examinations of some of the most powerful forces in modern life—envy, ambition, snobbery, friendship—the keen observer and critic Joseph Epstein now adds Gossip. No trivial matter, despite its reputation, gossip,...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2011

Smoke Signals: A Social History of Ma...

Martin A. Lee

Martin A. Lee traces the dramatic social history of marijuana from its origins to its emergence in the 1960s as a defining force in a culture war that has never ceased. Lee describes how the illicit marijuana subculture overcame gover...

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Published: Aug 2012

Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret ...

David E. Sanger

FROM INSIDE OBAMA'S SITUATION ROOM . . . THE CRITICAL MOMENTS IN THE COVERT WAR AGAINST IRAN, THE STRUGGLES TO DEAL WITH A RECALCITRANT PAKISTAN AND ITS FAST-GROWING NUCLEAR ARSENAL, THE TENSIONS WITH THE AMERICAN MILITARY OVER AFGANI...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2012

A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Or...

Thomas Sowell

In this classic work, Thomas Sowell analyzes the two competing visions that shape our debates about the nature of reason, justice, equality, and power: the "constrained" vision, which sees human nature as unchanging and self...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Or...

Thomas Sowell

In this classic work, Thomas Sowell analyzes the two competing visions that shape our debates about the nature of reason, justice, equality, and power: the "constrained" vision, which sees human nature as unchanging and self...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2011

The World is Flat: A Brief History of...

Thomas L. Friedman

When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, what will they say was the most crucial development in the first few years of the twenty-first century? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2005

Why Is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Hum...

Jared M. Diamond

Why are humans one of the few species to have sex in private? Why are human females the only mammals to go through menopause? Why is the human penis so unnecessarily large? There is no more knowledgeable authority than the award-winni...

Paperback
Published: Oct 1998

Bishops on the Border: Pastoral Respo...

Mark Adams

Ecumenical examination of immigration issues drawn from engaging, first-person narratives. A group of bishops (Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran, and United Methodist), all based along the US-Mexico border, found common ground to jointly ...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2013

Why Nude?: Thoughts and Reflections o...

Howard Anderson

In our enlightened modern world which celebrates multicultural diversity it is not too much to ask to have complete freedom of dress for reasons of religion, culture and personal belief.The World Naked Bike Rides have shown that this ...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2016

A Crude World

Russell Andresen

Adrenaline, stress, and avarice are the drugs that make up the addicting cocktail of the global oil and gasoline markets. It is an industry that entices young men and women to pursue their dreams of attaining wealth beyond their means...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2015

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You...

Lori Andrews

Social networks, the defining cultural movement of our time, offer many freedoms. But as we work and shop and date over the Web, we are opening ourselves up to intrusive privacy violations by employers, the police, and aggressive data...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2013

A Catalogue of the pictures at Weston...

Anonymous

A Catalogue of the pictures at Weston - Belonging to the Earl of Bradford is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1895. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and scie...

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Published: Jun 2016

Acts of Incorporation and By-Laws of ...

Anonymous

Acts of Incorporation and By-Laws of the New Westminster Board of Trade, - New Westminster, B.C., 1883 is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1883. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic ar...

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Published: Apr 2017

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and th...

Anonymous

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and the Blind is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1896. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, ...

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Published: Jun 2016

An Answer to the Anonymous Remarks on...

Anonymous

An Answer to the Anonymous Remarks on a Letter From Warren Hastings, Esq., - to the Court of Directors is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1786. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic a...

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Published: Apr 2017

Annual Report - American Society for ...

Anonymous

Annual report - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1867. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and scie...

Paperback
Published: May 2016
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