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The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present by Tim Brooks & Earle F. Marsh. (View on iTunes) AMERICA’S #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK WITH MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT–NOW REVISED AND UPDATED! PROGRAMS FROM ALL SEVEN COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORKS, MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CABLE NETWORKS, PLUS ALL MAJOR…

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The New Relationship Marketing by Mari Smith & Guy Kawasaki. (View on iTunes) A top social media guru shares the secrets to expanding your business through relationships People have always done business with people they know, like, and trust. That’s the essence of “relationship marketing.” Today, the popularity of online social networking has caused a…

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Primetime Blues by Donald Bogle. (View on iTunes) A landmark study by the leading critic of African American film and television Primetime Blues is the first comprehensive history of African Americans on network television. Donald Bogle examines the stereotypes, which too often continue to march across the screen today, but also shows the ways in…

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The Facebook Era by Clara Shih. (View on iTunes) “Clara’s book is a fun read and can be useful to anyone who wants to learn more about this powerful new era we’re in of social business.” –Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos NEW Best Practices and Techniques for Growing Your Business with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn! Completely…

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Kickback by David Montero. (View on iTunes) An investigation into corporate bribery around the world and how it undermines democracy and the free market system The World Bank estimates that rich multinational corporations pay hundreds of billions of dollars in bribes every year to officials overseas. The perpetrators are not a handful of rogue companies,…

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What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Job-Hunting Online, Sixth Edition by Mark Emery Bolles & Richard N. Bolles. (View on iTunes) Before you start your Internet job-hunt, there are some things that you must know, like:   •   Why are job sites like Monster and CareerBuilder so stunningly ineffective?•   What can you do to make sure…

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When Sun Meets Moon by Scott A. Kugle. (View on iTunes) The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle’s comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries in the Deccan region of southern India. Here, they meet in the realm of literary imagination, illuminating the complexity of gender, sexuality, and religious practice…

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The Human Network by Matthew O. Jackson. (View on iTunes) Here is a fresh, intriguing, and, above all, authoritative book about how our sometimes hidden positions in various social structures—our human networks—shape how we think and behave, and inform our very outlook on life. Inequality, social immobility, and political polarization are only a few crucial phenomena…

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From Counterculture to Cyberculture by Fred Turner. (View on iTunes) In the early 1960s, computers haunted the American popular imagination. Bleak tools of the cold war, they embodied the rigid organization and mechanical conformity that made the military-industrial complex possible. But by the 1990s—and the dawn of the Internet—computers started to represent a very different…

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Knowledge and Networks by Johannes Glückler, Emmanuel Lazega & Ingmar Hammer. (View on iTunes) This book discusses a core question in many fields of the social sciences, namely how to create, share and adopt new knowledge. It creates an original space for conversation between two lines of research that have developed largely in parallel for…

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