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The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

Chang, Iris
In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered,a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with survivors and newly discovered documents, Iris Chang has written the definitive history of this horrifying episode.

The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World In Flux

Davidson, Cathy N.
"One of the most thoughtful voices from within academia" (Washington Post) argues the American university is stuck in the past-and shows how we can revolutionize it

The Tyranny of Experts (Revised): Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor

Easterly, William
A "bracingly iconoclastic" (New York Times) critique of global development that points a way toward respect for the poor and an end to global poverty

Sexing The Body (revised): Gender Politics And The Construction Of Sexuality

Fausto-Sterling, Anne
The groundbreaking examination of the construction of sexual identity -- now updated to reflect the latest research

Feynman's Tips on Physics: Reflections, Advice, Insights, Practice

Feynman, Richard
Essential advice on problem solving from physics' clearest teacher

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement

Freeberg, Ernest
From an award-winning historian, the outlandish story of the man who gave rights to animals

Music: A Subversive History

Gioia, Ted
"A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched" (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions

The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America

Hanson, Victor D
The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Trump explains the decline and fall of the once cherished idea of American citizenship.