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It's the beginning of May which means May flowers are blooming and workers' strikes are booming! Take a look at our picks this week on the history of International Workers' Day, often referred to as May Day, as well as some famous novels about the working class. On a lighter note, check out our garden of books that will whip you into the springtime spirit and inspire that green thumb of yours!

 

A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names: Their Meanings and Origins Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780486297156
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Published: Dover Publications - May 16th, 1997

Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World (Julia Rothman) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781612122311
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Published: Storey Publishing - January 27th, 2015

The Dream of the Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781578051359
Availability: Not in Stock - Out of Print
Published: Sierra Club Books - October 1st, 2006

Hortus Mirabilis: Discovering the World's Oldest Botanical Garden Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847860753
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Published: Rizzoli International Publications - September 5th, 2017

Up in the Leaves: The True Story of the Central Park Treehouses Cover Image
By Shira Boss, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454920717
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - March 6th, 2018

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452161365
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 14th, 2017

Plant: Exploring the Botanical World Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780714871486
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 26th, 2016

Lessons from the Great Gardeners: Forty Gardening Icons and What They Teach Us Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226369488
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Published: University of Chicago Press - March 7th, 2016

Spring (Seasons Pop-Up) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781419719127
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 9th, 2016

The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062666383
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Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

The Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781631492839
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - April 18th, 2017

$18.00
ISBN: 9780807081778
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Published: Beacon Press - February 27th, 2018

Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780252079115
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Published: University of Illinois Press - July 26th, 2013

The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor's Last Best Weapon Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780674972131
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Published: Harvard University Press - April 6th, 2018

Global Labour Studies (Work & Society) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781509504077
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Published: Polity Press - December 18th, 2017

The Jungle (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$6.00
ISBN: 9780486419237
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Published: Dover Publications - November 9th, 2001

Labor Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780745663876
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Published: Polity Press - November 13th, 2017

How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781633692251
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Published: Harvard Business School Press - September 5th, 2017

What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781479814312
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Published: New York University Press - January 9th, 2018

The Grapes of Wrath Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140281620
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Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1999

Bartleby and Benito Cereno (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$3.00
ISBN: 9780486264738
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Published: Dover Publications - July 1st, 1990

Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781400033225
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Published: Anchor Books - March 13th, 2007

Death of a Salesman (Penguin Plays) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140481341
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 1976

Hard Times (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$3.50
ISBN: 9780486419206
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Published: Dover Publications - August 22nd, 2001

Working: People Talk about What They Do All Day and How They Feel about What They Do Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781565843424
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Published: New Press - January 1st, 1997

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312626686
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Published: Picador USA - August 2nd, 2011

New Labor in New York: Precarious Worker and the Future of the Labor Movement Cover Image
By Ruth Milkman (Editor), Ed Ott (Editor), Edward Ott (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780801479373
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Published: ILR Press - March 18th, 2014

Workers Unite!: The International 150 Years Later Cover Image
By Marcello Musto (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781628922431
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - October 1st, 2014