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The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
By Peter Gabel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.
The Harvest of Reason
By Rhea Harmsen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, California’s Initiatives
By Pegasus Books
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. California’s Initiatives takes up the history of the initiative process and the manner in which it has been used in California.
Obama on Civil Rights
By infotainmentpress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains fourteen important speeches from President Barack Obama on the topic of Civil Rights. Chapters include President’s reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr, the thoughts he shared during the funeral for Dr. Dorothy Height, as well as the comments he made at the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. This collection offers powerful insight into the man and character.
The Changing Academic Market: General Trends and a Berkeley Case Study
By Neil J. Smelser
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
Inside story and scholarly analysis of a major sociology department's search, during the mid-70s, to fill many faculty jobs--all attempted in the midst of fundamental changes to the college market that began in the 1960s. That sea change is exposed with candid self-awareness and examined in its practical effects: treatment of candidates, affirmative action, shrinking markets, and recommendations.
Hello Gomorrah
By Bud Nilsson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Killed in a car crash, Homer T. Quest arrives at the pearly gates. Learning the hereafter has no sex, coffee nor golf, he accepts a deal from St Peter, returning to earth to study America’s problems. He gives reports to an apprentice angel,in spite of adversity by an old enemy, romance, and a weird companion group; a Japanese lady elitist, a private investigator and a georgous Korean hooker.
Four More Obama Years?
By James Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Gas price more than double. Growth of economy is flat. So many people on the public dole. No jobs for so many. Do you want four more years of Obama? This book can help you decide. Read 30+ under reported news stories concerning the economy, jobs, Obama-Care, racism and laws. Read comments by attorney James Jackson. And please comment back! What you say matters. send to jaj48@aol.
Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
With nearly two-thirds of younger Millennials (age 18-24) registered to vote, college-age Americans are a significant voting bloc. As the second installment of a two-part study, Public Religion Research Institute’s new 2012 survey gives voice to their voting preferences and voter engagement, views of the current state of government, and perspectives on affirmative action programs.
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Are Dividing Us
By Neil Foote
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Have Divided Us is an anthology of insightful essays compiled by veteran journalist, author and educator Neil Foote. Some of the nation's top journalists and thought leaders discuss how incivility has become too commonplace in America, fueling hate and racist acts in a country that just four years ago celebrated the notion of a "post racial" America.
Random Collection of Disquieting Thoughts
By Thabo Seseane, Jr
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is the world's first anti-Black Economic Empowerment novel. It exposes the maladroit BEE type in the person of Disney Thoabala, CEO of a Johannesburg advertising agency. Disney's foils are his erudite employees Thati, a copywriter, and his creative director Pat O’Shea. Ultimately, Thati's leftist critique identifies BEE with the imperialist complex now being opposed, e.g. by the Arab Spring.