Curve of Time The Classic Memoir of a Woman and Her Children Who Explored the Coastal Waters of the Pacific

After her husband died in 1927, leaving her with five small children, everyone expected the struggles of single motherhood on a remote island to overcome M. Wylie Blanchet....

The Egg and I Life on a wilderness chicken ranch told with wit and high humour

"The Egg and I" took first America by storm in 1945, selling over 1,000,000 within ten months of it's original publication. Betty MacDonald's first book about her adventures as a...

Anne of the Island

In Anne of the Island, Anne leaves Green Gables and her work as a teacher in Avonlea to pursue her original dream (which she gave up in Anne of Green Gables) of taking further...

Weapons of Mass Instruction A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto's Weapons of Mass Instruction focuses on mechanisms of traditional education which cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of...

The Gifted

Joanne Kilbourn is as feisty as ever in the 14th book of the series that bears her name. This time, Jo and Zack's young daughter Taylor's precocious talent as a painter has drawn...

One Fine Day You're Gonna Die

Charlie D is back doing his late-night radio call-in show. It's Halloween—The Day of the Dead. Not a day filled with good memories for Charlie, but the show must go on. His...

Supply Shock Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution

Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and...

Business of Baby What Doctors Don't Tell You, What Corporations Try to Sell You, and How to Put Your Pregnancy, Childbirth and Baby Before Their Bottom Line

In the tradition of Jessica Mitford’s The American Way of Death, an eye-opening work of investigative journalism that challenges our common wisdom about pregnancy, childbirth,...

Love You to Death

Charlie D is the host of a successful late-night radio call-in show. His listeners have a particularly intimate relationship with him and often reveal much about themselves,...

Dumbing Us Down The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

Thirty years in New York City's public schools led John Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in an...

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