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Pogue's Basics: Money

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Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) About Beating the System Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250081414
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 22nd, 2016

Whether it's saving $600 a year buying store brand groceries or $85 a year using hand towels instead of paper towels, buying David Pogue's new book might be one of the best investments you can make.

John


The Revenge of Analog

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The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781610398213
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: PublicAffairs - October 24th, 2017

What better way to celebrate David Sax's book about the resurgence of Vinyl in the age of itunes, notebooks in the age of tablets, and books in the age of kindles, then by buying a copy from an independent book store?

John


A $500 House in Detroit

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A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476797984
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Scribner - April 11th, 2017

You'll be equal parts infuriated and inspired reading about the author's quest to rebuild a barely livable house in one of the poorest cities in the country despite threats of arson, lack of money and a municipal bankruptcy that somehow left $25 million for a new football stadium.  As the saying goes, if you can make it there, you can make in anywhere.

John


Democrazy

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Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735210721
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Published: Blue Rider Press - March 28th, 2017

I admit, I picked up this book expecting to enjoy reading about the downfall of a Republican congressman. Instead I read a memoir about a young, energetic man who was happy and eager to shake up the deadlocked bureaucracy that was (and still is) Washington DC. Democrazy left me feeling disheartened, but also encouraged me to spend more time engaged with someone from the "Other side."

John


Command and Control

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143125785
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

Schlosser weaves together the history of WMDs along side the story of a real life nuclear incident (Code named a"Broken Arrow"). Equal parts engaging and terrifying, especially for a work of historical non-fiction.

John


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