Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America

Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in AmericaA stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing into the foremost symbol of inequality and an

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The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After Prison

The Second Chance Club: Hardship and Hope After PrisonA former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book Prompted by a dead end retail job and a vague desire to

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Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis

Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife CrisisWhen Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain She was married with children and a good career So why did she feel miserable And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too Calhoun decided to find some

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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for HopeThe Pulitzer Prize winning authors of the acclaimed, best selling Half the Sky now issue a plea deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans to address the crisis in working class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure With stark

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Why We're Polarized

Why We're PolarizedDiscover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein After Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a

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Why We're Polarized

Why We're PolarizedDiscover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein After Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a

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Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis

Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife CrisisWhen Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain She was married with children and a good career So why did she feel miserable And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too Calhoun decided to find some

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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for HopeThe Pulitzer Prize winning authors of the acclaimed, best selling Half the Sky now issue a plea deeply personal and told through the lives of real Americans to address the crisis in working class America, while focusing on solutions to mend a half century of governmental failure With stark

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Tribe: On Homecoming and BelongingSebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges todays returning veterans face in modern society There are ancient tribal human behaviors loyalty, inter reliance, cooperation that flare up in

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