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Blood Barrios
Dispatches from the World’s Deadliest Streets
Alberto Arce
Translated by John Washington and Daniela Ugaz
An incisive report from the streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
“Arce is morbid. He’s an artist. He’s looking for something, for the bigger picture.… A brave, memorable book.”—Spectator
 
“Arce is a kickass reporter. He writes with a searing honesty and an eye for detail that makes Blood Barrios as terrifying as it is impossible to put down.”—Jon Lee Anderson, war correspondent for the New Yorker
Paper $15.95

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Catching Thunder
The Story of the World’s Longest Sea Chase
Eskil Engdal and Kjetil Sæter
Translated by Diane Oatley
“Shines a broad light on maritime crimes committed in international waters.”—Publishers Weekly
“This is the story of our time: the blind destruction of the oceans and our ecosphere, and the actions of those with the courage to stand up and confront it.”—Peter Heller, author of The Whale Warriors  

Paper $21.95

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CEO Society
The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life
Peter Bloom and Carl Rhodes
“When the answer to any problem is sending a CEO to the rescue, we are in deep trouble. This smart and insightful book takes a look at the increasing veneration of CEOs, and the damage it is doing to our society.”—André Spicer, author of Business Bullshit
Paper $22.95

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Why Women Will Save the Planet
Friends of the Earth and C40 Cities Group
Second Edition
“You can’t save the planet without equality.… We need a new economics informed by the larger picture, an economy that puts women and the Earth at the center.”—Vandana Shiva
“This is a strong introduction to the essential need for further female involvement not just in environmental sustainability, but in creating a more progressive society.”—Geographical, praise for the first edition

Paper $14.95