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Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America
by Richard Benjamin

Between 2007 and 2009, Rich Benjamin, a journalist-adventurer, packed his bags and embarked on a 26,909-mile journey throughout the heart of white America, to some of the fastest-growing and whitest locales in our nation.



The Michael Jackson Tapes: A Tragic Icon Reveals His Soul in Intimate Conversation The Michael Jackson Tapes: A Tragic Icon Reveals His Soul in Intimate Conversation
by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The Michael Jackson Tapes is not about Michael Jackson.  This book is the soul and essence of Michael Jackson, an extraordinarily gifted but broken human being.  What makes it revelatory, insightful, and remarkable is the source: more than thirty hours of intimate taped conversations that took place from 2000-2001 between Michael Jackson and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. 



The Masonic Myth: Unlocking the Truth About the Symbols, the Secret Rites, and the History of Freemasonry The Masonic Myth: Unlocking the Truth About the Symbols, the Secret Rites, and the History of Freemasonry
by Jay Kinney

Freemasons have been connected to the all-seeing eye on the dollar bill, the French Revolution, the Knights Templar, and the pyramids of Egypt. They have been rumored to be everything from a cabal of elite power brokers ruling the world to a covert network of occultists and pagans intent on creating a new world order, to a millennia-old brotherhood perpetuating ancient wisdom through esoteric teachings.



An Intimate Understanding of America's Teenagers: Shaking Hands with Aliens An Intimate Understanding of America's Teenagers: Shaking Hands with Aliens
by Bruce J. Gevirtzman

Voted Teacher of the Year and Coach of the Year, Bruce Gevirtzman shares with us the results of his years spent talking with teenagers about topics from life and lust to depression and death.



The Muslim Next Door: The Qur'an, the Media, and That Veil Thing The Muslim Next Door: The Qur'an, the Media, and That Veil Thing
by Sumbul Ali-Karamali

The Muslim Next Door clears away the misconceptions about Islam and why they flourish -- media distortion, confusion about what is cultural rather than religious, the language barrier, and the old tall tales that still persist after thirteen centuries.



Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee
by Pamela Druckerman

An irreverent and hilarious journey around the world to examine how and why people cheat on their spouses. You probably already suspect that Americans are uniquely conflicted about adultery, but did you know...



Peace: 50 Years of Protest Peace: 50 Years of Protest
by Barry Miles

Everyone recognizes it. Wherever it's seen -- from lapel pins to bumper stickers to banners -- this familiar circle with its upside-down V makes an immediate anti-war, pro-harmony statement. Peace: 50 Years of Protest highlights the fascinating and eventful history of this well-known symbol.



Boom!: Voices of the Sixties Boom!: Voices of the Sixties
by Tom Brokaw

With The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw defined for America what it meant to come of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Now, in Boom!, the veteran newsman brings us into the tumultuous decade of the 1960's.



The Tokyo Look Book: Stylish to Spectacular, Goth to Gyaru, Sidewalk to Catwalk The Tokyo Look Book: Stylish to Spectacular, Goth to Gyaru, Sidewalk to Catwalk
by Philomena Keet and Yuri Manabe

Come with us on a stroll through Tokyo's fashion neighborhoods and meet the city's trendy teens and twenty-somethings captured as they work and play.



Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy
by Barbara Ehrenreich

In the highly acclaimed Blood Rites, Barbara Ehrenreich delved into the origins of our species' attraction to war. Here, she explores the opposite human inclination, one that is equally universal and deep-rooted, yet has been so effectively suppressed that we lack even a convenient phrase for it: the desire for collective joy, expressed throughout the ages in ecstatic celebrations of feasting, costuming, and dancing.



Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream
by Edward Humes

The G.I. Bill made homeowners, college graduates, professionals, rocket scientists, and a booming middle class out of a Depression-era generation that never expected such opportunity. Today's America was built on the bill's greatness. The Greatest Generation would not exist without it.



Not In Kansas Anymore: Dark Arts, Sex Spells, Money Magic, and Other Things Your Neighbors Aren't Telling You Not In Kansas Anymore: Dark Arts, Sex Spells, Money Magic, and Other Things Your Neighbors Aren't Telling You
by Christine Wicker

Magic has stepped out of the movies, morphed from the pages of fairy tales, and is more present in America today than you might expect. Soccer moms get voodoo head washings in their backyards, young American soldiers send chants toward pagan gods of war, and a seemingly normal family determines that they are in fact elves.