April 19, 2020

Week 5: $1.99 Ebook Sale

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Happy Sunday! We have a new list of ebooks available for $1.99—as well as a bonus offer: The Immortals of Tehran for just $4.99!

 

Eggshells
by Caitriona Lally

An exhilaratingly fresh take on the Irish love for lyricism, humor, and inventive wordplay in a book that is, in itself, deeply charming, and deeply moving.

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Hunger
by Martin Caparros

We produce enough food to feed the entire human population one-and-a-half times over. So why is it that world hunger remains such a deadly problem? In this crucial and inspiring work, award-winning author Martín Caparrós travels the globe in search of an answer.

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Ernesto
by Andrew Feldman

From the first North American scholar permitted to study in residence at Hemingway’s beloved Cuban home comes a radically new understanding of “Papa’s” life in Cuba.

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Ada’s Algorithm
by James Essinger

Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why?

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Gilgi
by Irmgard Keun

The stirring, never-before-translated story of a single, pregnant, and wickedly nervy young secretary making her way through a Germany succumbing to the Nazis.

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Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture
by the Senate Intelligence Committee

Based on over six million internal CIA documents, the report details secret prisons, prisoner deaths, interrogation practices, and cooperation with other foreign and domestic agencies. It also examines charges that the CIA deceived elected officials and governmental overseers about the extent and legality of its operations.

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Trainwreck
by Sady Doyle

She’s everywhere once you start looking for her: the trainwreck. She’s Britney Spears shaving her head, Whitney Houston saying, “crack is whack,” and Amy Winehouse, dying in front of millions. An essential, timely, feminist anatomy of the female trainwreck.

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It’s Time to Fight Dirty
by David Faris

The American electoral system is clearly falling apart. In It’s Time to Fight Dirty, David Faris offers accessible, actionable strategies for American institutional reform which don’t require a constitutional amendment, and would have a lasting impact on our future.

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Little Man, What Now?
by Hans Fallada

Written just before the Nazis came to power, this darkly enchanting novel tells the simple story of a young couple trying to eke out a decent life amidst an economic crisis that’s transforming their country into a place of anger and despair.

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The Consequential Frontier
by Peter Ward

If humans and their private wealth have made such a mess of Earth, who can say we won’t do the same in space? This in-depth work of reportage dares to ask what’s at stake in privatizing outer space.

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BONUS: THE IMMORTALS OF TEHRAN, by Ali Araghi

 

This sweeping multi-generational debut tells the story of a centuries-old curse carrying one family to the brink of the 1979 Iranian revolution–and announces the arrival of a bold new literary talent.

 

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