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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Money Grows on Trees! Economics for Teens
By David Heyman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Ask any teenager about money, and you'll be surprised to find that money grows on trees. In spite of their education in math, science, and the arts, they're woefully uninformed about financial "facts of life." The McDevitt family is about to purchase a new car, and Ty and Kerry, the youngsters, learn about borrowing, interest, and mortgages. Their discussions lead to the GDP and the national debt.
Book 1: Saga of The New Gods: Be Careful What You Wish For
By Daniel Black
Series: Saga of the New Gods, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
You never know what you might find in the back corner of a pawn shop… Michelle enters a shop expecting to find a wedding band for her love, and instead finds a ring that can and will change everything about the world she knows, and will also teach her the value of the phrase “Be careful what you wish for" This book was originally released as two separate volumes, now they are one.
Barbecue Economics: Be Your Neighborhood Expert on Demand, Supply, and the Free Market
By Dick Gillette
Price: Free! Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Want to be able to discuss economic policy issues comfortably? Here is an overview of economic principles with examples of their application in free markets and our mixed economy. Written by a businessman for the general reader, the book covers micro and macroeconomics, taxation, money, regulation, and foreign trade, and examines how cronyism conspires to limit economic growth and prosperity.
Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction
This book explains the development of the classical theory of value from Adam Smith to Karl Marx in a form readily accessible to readers unfamiliar with anything more than elementary arithmetic, while at the same time offering to the specialist a fundamental criticism of Marxian political economy and an original and controversial interpretation of Capital.
The Post-Capitalist era: how the world is moving towards a post-capitalist socio-economic system
By Ivan Gomez
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 71,220. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Essay
Uncertainty about the future in relative and absolute terms has been on the rise among people from the “old core” and so has been the demand for explanations on how we have got here, what is really happening today worldwide, as well as what is to be expected in the near and in the long term.
The Dawn of Global Sense
By Judah Freed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,700. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Hoku House. Category: Nonfiction
A call for world enlightenment, The Dawn of Global Sense exposes how authority addiction and alpha male rule have driven us to ravage our planet and sacrifice liberty for security. Offering reasons for hope, two-time Nautilus Award winner Judah Freed proves that an awakening into global consciousness is reaching a tipping point -- empowering us to change the world from within ourselves.
Anthem by Ayn Rand: A Reader's Guide
By Robert Crayola
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Anthem has proven to be one of Ayn Rand's most enduring books. With this new guide, you can take your understanding of Anthem to a higher level. Included are: a biography of Ayn Rand, detailed chapter summaries and analysis, examination of the book's context and history, and much more in a concise and easy-to-read format, making this the essential guide to help you navigate Ayn Rand's Anthem.