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  • "They Say / I Say"

    The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing

    Cathy Birkenstein, Gerald Graff

    “They Say / I Say” identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing, showing students how to frame their arguments in the larger context of what others have said and providing templates to help them make those moves. And, because these moves are central... Read More

    The Director

    The Director

    A Novel

    David Ignatius

    Graham Weber has been the director of the CIA for less than a week when a Swiss kid in a dirty T-shirt walks into the American consulate in Hamburg and says the agency has been hacked, and he has a list of agents' names to prove it. This is the moment a CIA director most... Read More

    Flash Boys

    Flash Boys

    A Wall Street Revolt

    Michael Lewis

    Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post–financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall... Read More

    Flight 232

    Flight 232

    A Story of Disaster and Survival

    Laurence Gonzales

    As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight 232 wallowed drunkenly over the bluffs northwest of Sioux City. The plane slammed onto the runway and burst into a vast fireball. The rescuers didn't move at first: nobody could possibly survive that... Read More

    Give Me Liberty!

    Give Me Liberty!

    An American History

    Eric Foner

    Clear, concise, integrated, and up-to-date, Give Me Liberty! is a proven success with teachers and students. Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture, using the theme of freedom throughout. The Fourth Edition features stronger... Read More

    Gulp

    Gulp

    Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

    Mary Roach

    “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes us down the hatch on an unforgettable tour. The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and... Read More

    A History of Western Music

    A History of Western Music

    J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca

    Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A History of Western Music is the text that students and professors have trusted for generations. Because listening is central to music history, the new Total Access program provides a... Read More

    The Last Kind Words Saloon

    The Last Kind Words Saloon

    A Novel

    Larry McMurtry

    Larry McMurtry has done more than any other living writer to shape our literary imagination of the American West. With The Last Kind Words Saloon he returns again to the vivid and unsparing portrait of the nineteenth-century and cowboy lifestyle made so memorable... Read More

    The Madwoman in the Volvo

    The Madwoman in the Volvo

    My Year of Raging Hormones

    Sandra Tsing Loh

    In a voice that is wry, disarming, and totally candid, Sandra Tsing Loh tells the moving and laugh-out-loud tale of her roller coaster through “the change.” This is not your grandmother’s menopause story. Loh chronicles utterly relatable, everyday perils: raising preteen... Read More

    Microbiology

    Microbiology

    An Evolving Science

    Joan L. Slonczewski, John W. Foster

    Extensive new research examples are used to integrate foundational topics with cutting-edge coverage of microbial evolution, genomics, molecular genetics, and biotechnology. Microbiology: An Evolving Science is now more student-friendly, with an authoritative and... Read More

    Our Declaration

    Our Declaration

    A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

    Danielle Allen

    In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the course of history. Written in 1776, it is the most profound document in the history of government since the Magna Carta, signed nearly 800 years ago in 1215. Yet despite its paramount importance, the... Read More

    Principles of Economics

    Principles of Economics

    Dirk Mateer, Lee Coppock

    Two innovative instructors use their tested insights and successful teaching practices to create a truly student-centered approach: real-world examples, pedagogy developed in their own classrooms, and problem solving tools that resonate with today’s students.

    The Real World

    The Real World

    Kerry Ferris, Jill Stein

    The Real World succeeds in classrooms because it focuses on the perspective that students care about most—their own. In every chapter, the authors use activities, examples from everyday life, and popular culture to draw students into thinking sociologically and to... Read More