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Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur

Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur by Carl Safina

The story of an ancient sea turtle and what its survival says about our future, from the award-winning writer and naturalist

Though nature is indifferent to the struggles of her creatures, the human effect on them is often premeditated. The distressing

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Money, A Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash

Money, A Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash by Liz PerleA bold and personal book that digs below the surface of one of society's last taboos—money—and illuminates how women's emotional relationship with it affects every part of their lives
Long ago, and not entirely consciously, Liz Perle made
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Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life by Caroline Moorehead

The first major biography of legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn, whose life provides a unique and thrilling perspective on world history in an extraordinary time


Martha Gellhorn's heroic career as a reporter brought her to the front lines

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Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945

Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale

A powerful, groundbreaking narrative of the ordinary Russian soldier's experience of the worst war in history, based on newly revealed sources


Of the thirty million who fought, eight million died, driven forward in suicidal charges, shattered by

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A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror

A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror by Alfred McCoy

A startling expos? of the CIA's development and spread of psychological torture, from the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and beyond


In this revelatory account of the CIA's secret, fifty-year effort to develop new forms of torture, historian Alfred W. McCoy

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Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer

Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer by Brooke A. Masters

The rise to power of Eliot Spitzer, the scourge of Wall Street and one of America's most controversial politicians, by the reporter who knows his crusade best


Few politicians have burst onto the American scene with as much impact as Eliot Spitzer.

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The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity

The Status Syndrome: How Social Standing Affects Our Health and Longevity by Michael Marmot

Based on decades of his own research, a pioneering epidemiologist reveals the surprising factors behind who lives longer and why


You probably didn't realize that when you graduated from college you increased your lifespan, or that your co-worker

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Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum

Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum by Michael Klare

From the author of Resource Wars, a landmark assessment of the critical role of petroleum in America's actions abroad


In his pathbreaking Resource Wars, world security expert Michael T. Klare alerted us to the role of resources in conflicts in

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The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic

The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic by Chalmers Johnson

From the author of the prophetic national bestseller Blowback, a startling look at militarism, American style, and its consequences abroad and at home

In the years after the Soviet Union imploded, the United States was described first as the globe's

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Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire

Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire by Chalmers Johnson

Now with a new and up-to-date Introduction by the author, the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as "brilliant and iconoclastic" (Los Angeles Times)


The term "blowback," invented by the CIA, refers to the unintended

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Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream

Promises Betrayed: Waking Up from the American Dream by Bob Herbert

The award-winning New York Times op-ed columnist probes the widening gap between

American ideals and American realities, and urges us to do something about it


Bob Herbert is the conscience of the op-ed page of The New York Times, and his work

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More from the Gluten-free Gourmet: Delicious Dining Without Wheat

More from the Gluten-free Gourmet: Delicious Dining Without Wheat by Bette Hagman

Bette Hagman's first book, The Gluten-free Gourmet, brought good-tasting food back into the lives of the millions who are intolerant to the gluten in wheat, oats, barley, or rye, or who are allergic to wheat. Responding to a flood of requests for "more,

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Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey

Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey by Linda Greenhouse

A Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent with unprecedented access to the inner workings of the U.S. Supreme Court chronicles the personal transformation of a legendary justice


From 1970 to 1994, Justice Harry A. Blackmun (1908-1999) wrote numerous

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Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution

Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway

The overlooked Quaker from Rhode Island who won the Revolutionary War's crucial southern campaign and helped to set up the final victory of American independence at Yorktown


Nathanael Greene is a revolutionary hero who has been lost to history. Although

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The Day the War Ended: May 8, 1945 - Victory in Europe

The Day the War Ended: May 8, 1945 - Victory in Europe by Martin GilbertOne of Britain's most acclaimed historians presents the experiences and ramifications of the last day of World War II in Europe

May 8, 1945, 23:30 hours: With war still raging in the Pacific, peace comes at last to Europe as the German High Command in

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Voices of Time: A Life in Stories

Voices of Time: A Life in Stories by Eduardo Galeano

A striking mosaic of memories, observations, and legends that together reveal the author's own story and a grand, compassionate vision of life itself

In this kaleidoscope of reflections, renowned South American author Eduardo Galeano ranges widely,

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What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank

One of "our most insightful social observers"* cracks the great political mystery of our time: how conservatism, once a marker of class privilege, became the creed of millions of ordinary Americans


With his acclaimed wit and acuity, Thomas Frank

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Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life

Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life by Michael Dirda

A Pulitzer Prize-winning critic's often surprising meditation on those places where life and books intersect and what might be learned from both


Once out of school, most of us read for pleasure.

Yet there is another equally important, though often

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Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq

Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq by Larry Diamond

America's leading expert on democracy delivers the first insider's account of the U.S. occupation of Iraq-a sobering and critical assessment of America's effort to implant democracy


In the fall of 2003, Stanford professor Larry Diamond received a

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Secrets of the Zona Rosa: How Writing (and Sisterhood) Can Change Women's Lives

Secrets of the Zona Rosa: How Writing (and Sisterhood) Can Change Women's Lives by Rosemary Daniell

An inspiring guide featuring the wit, wisdom, and stories of Zona Rosa, the writing-and-sisterhood workshop that has empowered thousands of women

For more than twenty years, Rosemary Daniell--Southern belle, successful writer, and tireless champion

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Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security

Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security by Robert Block & Christopher Cooper

Based on exclusive interviews, the inside story of how America's emergency response system failed and how it remains dangerously broken


When Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on the morning of August 29, 2005, federal and state officials were not prepared

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Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance

Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky

From the world's foremost intellectual activist, an irrefutable analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that are sure to follow


The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe but the

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Live Well on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Achieving Your Financial Freedom

Live Well on Less Than You Think: The New York Times Guide to Achieving Your Financial Freedom by Fred Brock

A smart, down-to-earth primer on financial survival-and prosperity-in today's uncertain economy, from the author of the bestselling Retire on Less Than You Think


With Retire on Less Than You Think, New York Times business columnist and editor

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In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond

In the Name of Democracy: American War Crimes in Iraq and Beyond by Jeremy Brecher & Jill Cutler & Brendan Smith

A riveting documentary anthology that examines a deeply disturbing question: Is the United States guilty of war crimes in Iraq?


Until recently, the possibility that the United States was responsible for war crimes seemed unthinkable to most Americans.

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Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle

An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle


In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers

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Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand

Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand by James Barron

An alluring exploration of the people and the legendary craftsmanship behind a single Steinway piano


Like no other instrument, a grand piano melds engineering feats with the magical sounds of great music: the thunder of a full-throated bass, the bright,

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A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation by Catherine Allgor

An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, groundbreaking portrait of the early days of the republic--and the birth of modern politics


When the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation of American politicians was

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Hypnosis for a Joyful Pregnancy and Pain-Free Labor and Delivery

Hypnosis for a Joyful Pregnancy and Pain-Free Labor and Delivery by Winifred Conkling

Pregnancy is filled with many joys and much wonder. But this miraculous journey can also be accompanied by a good deal of fear and anxiety. Will my pregnancy be difficult? Will my labor be painful? Will I be a good mother?


While Hypnosis for a Joyful

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The Between Boyfriends Book: A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays

The Between Boyfriends Book: A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays by Cindy Chupack

In the tradition of Cynthia Heimel and Merrill Markoe, fast, funny observational essays about love, dating and the state of being single, by one of the Writer/Executive Producers of Sex and the City.

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Ask Your Pharmacist: A Leading Pharmacist Answers Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

Ask Your Pharmacist: A Leading Pharmacist Answers Your Most Frequently Asked Questions by Lisa M. ChavisWith humor and friendliness, leading pharmacist Lisa Chavis has compiled a home health reference that every family must have. Her objective is to provide consumers with easy-to-understand answers to their most frequently asked health-care questions. Ask
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The Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America's Race in Space

The Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America's Race in Space by Eugene Cernan & Donald A. Davis

Eugene Cernan is a unique American who came of age as an astronaut during the most exciting and dangerous decade of spaceflight. His career spanned the entire Gemini and Apollo programs, from being the first person to spacewalk all the way around our

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Plato's Garage

Plato's Garage by Rob CampbellIn a collection of essays that are often personal, occasionally journalistic, and, now and again, meditative, Rob Campbell takes a look at the world from a different perspective - through the reflective lens of the automobile in our car-obsessed culture.
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Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity and My Journey to Freedom in America

Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity and My Journey to Freedom in America by Francis Bok & Edward Tivnan

In this groundbreaking modern slave narrative, Francis Bok shares his remarkable story with grace, honesty, and a wisdom gained from surviving ten years in captivity.

May, 1986: Selling his mother's eggs and peanuts near his village in southern Sudan,

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The All Americans

The All Americans by Lars Anderson

On November 29, 1941, Army played Navy in front of 100,000 fans. Eight days later, the Japanese attacked and the young men who battled each other in that historic game were forced to fight a very different enemy. Author Lars Anderson follows four players-two

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The Science of Star Wars: An Astrophysicist's Independent Examination of Space Travel, Aliens, Planets, and Robots as Portrayed

The Science of Star Wars: An Astrophysicist's Independent Examination of Space Travel, Aliens, Planets, and Robots as Portrayed by Jeanne Cavelos

Could the science fiction of Star Wars be the actual science of tomorrow?


-How close are we to creating robots that look and act like R2-D2 and C-3PO?

-Can we access a "force" with our minds to move objects and communicate telepathically with each

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Winning the War: Advanced Weapons, Strategies, and Concepts for the Post-9/11 World

Winning the War: Advanced Weapons, Strategies, and Concepts for the Post-9/11 World by John B. Alexander PhDTwenty-second century historians will note that a new World War began on 9/11/2001. In reality, it began much earlier. Competing value systems and the lust for natural resources will precipitate an inevitable clash of civilizations. Currently, we face
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Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds

Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds by Natalie Zemon Davis

An engrossing study of Leo Africanus and his famous book, which introduced Africa to European readers


Al-Hasan al-Wazzan--born in Granada to a Muslim family that in 1492 went to Morocco, where he traveled extensively on behalf of the sultan of Fez--is

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Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan

Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan by Ann Jones

A sharp and arresting people's-eye view of real life in Afghanistan after the Taliban


Soon after the bombing of Kabul ceased, award-winning journalist and women's rights activist Ann Jones set out for the shattered city, determined to bring help

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Murder at Golgotha: Revisiting the Most Famous Crime Scene in History

Murder at Golgotha: Revisiting the Most Famous Crime Scene in History by Ian Wilson

Crime Scene Golgotha approaches Jesus's crucifiction from the perspecitive of a crime scene investigator: What do we know is fact? What can be historically documented? What can we deduce may have happened?


Taking the popular CSI television dramas

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Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online

Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online by Anastasia Goodstein

"A must read for parents (and future parents) of teenagers. Consider Anastasia Goodstein as the daughter you totally 'get' - explaining all the behaviors of the daughter you totally don't 'get.' Consider this a parent/teen dictionary. Brilliant and lifesaving!"

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Include Me Out: My Life from Goldwyn to Broadway

Include Me Out: My Life from Goldwyn to Broadway by Farley Granger & Robert Calhoun

In classic Hollywood tradition, Farley Granger, a high school senior, was discovered by Sam Goldwyn's casting director in an off-Hollywood Boulevard play. Granger describes how he learned his craft as he went on to star in a number of films, giving an

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The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977

The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977 by Gershom Gorenberg

The untold story, based on groundbreaking original research, of the actions and inactions that created the Israeli settlements in the occupied territories

After Israeli troops defeated the armies of Egypt, Syria, and Jordan in June 1967, the Jewish

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The Doctor's Wife: A True Story of Marriage, Deception and Two Gruesome Murders

The Doctor's Wife: A True Story of Marriage, Deception and Two Gruesome Murders by John GlattFor months, the young son of Bart and Jennifer Corbin had told people that he was afraid of violence in their posh, suburban Georgia home. Then, on the morning of December 4, 2004, neighbors found seven-year-old Dalton Corbin at their front door sobbing.
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Essential Self-Defense: A Play

Essential Self-Defense: A Play by Adam Rapp

In Essential Self-Defense, disgruntled misfit Yul Carroll takes a job as an attack dummy in a women's self-defense class and finds himself mysteriously drawn to Sadie, the repressed bookworm mercilessly honing her skills on him. Meanwhile, all's not

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Untold Stories

Untold Stories by Alan Bennett

"[Bennett] does what only the best writers can do--make us look at ourselves in a way we've never done before." --Michael Palin

Untold Stories brings together some of the finest and funniest writing by one of England's best-known literary figures.

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Strange Piece of Paradise

Strange Piece of Paradise by Terri Jentz

In the summer of 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate, Shayna Weiss, make a cross-country bike trip. They pitch a tent in the desert of central Oregon. As they are sleeping, a man in a pickup truck deliberately runs over the tent. He then attacks them

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Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo by Lawrence Anthony & Graham SpenceThe amazing story of the soldiers, conservationists, and ordinary Iraqis who united to save the animals of the Baghdad Zoo
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Federico Fellini: His Life and Work

Federico Fellini: His Life and Work by Tullio Kezich

A lively and authoritative journey into the world of a cinema master

With the revolutionary 8 1/2, Federico Fellini put his deepest desires and anxieties before the lens in 1963, permanently impacting the art of cinema in the process. Now, more

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Living a Dog's Life, Jazzy, Juicy, and Me

Living a Dog's Life, Jazzy, Juicy, and Me by Cindy Adams

The swell of dog love that met Cindy Adams everywhere she went after the publication of The Gift of Jazzy made it clear that Jazzy's fans were primed for the next installment. And since, in Cindy's own words, "Yorkies are like peanuts. You can't stop

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10 Things Your Minister Wants to Tell You: (But Can't, Because He Needs the Job)

10 Things Your Minister Wants to Tell You: (But Can't, Because He Needs the Job) by Oliver Thomas

"How did it all begin?" "What happens when we die?" These are just two of the questions Reverend Oliver "Buzz" Thomas hears centrist Christians asking as he travels across the U.S. and he knows that their voices are not being heard. They're people of

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The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War

The Jesus Machine: How James Dobson, Focus on the Family, and Evangelical America Are Winning the Culture War by Dan Gilgoff

*The crucial Ohio get-out-the-vote effort that lifted Bush over Kerry.


*The Terri Schiavo controversy.


*The push for a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.


*Attacks on Roe v. Wade.


*"Intelligent design" in our science curriculum.


The

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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future by Bill Mckibben

The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives





In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation

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Sweet and Low: A Family Story

Sweet and Low: A Family Story by Rich Cohen

Sweet and Low is the amazing, bittersweet, hilarious story of an American family and its patriarch, a short-order cook named Ben Eisenstadt who, in the years after World War II, invented the sugar packet and Sweet'N Low, converting his Brooklyn cafeteria

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Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding

Hamilton, Adams, Jefferson: The Politics of Enlightenment and the American Founding by Darren Staloff

Where The Ideas for which We Stand came from.


In this incisively drawn book, Darren Staloff forcefully reminds us that America owes its guiding political traditions to three Founding Fathers whose lives embodied the collision of Europe's grand Enlightenment

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The Sack of Panam?: Captain Morgan and the Battle for the Caribbean

The Sack of Panam?: Captain Morgan and the Battle for the Caribbean by Peter EarleCaptain Henry Morgan's capture of the city of Panam? in 1671 is seen as one of the most audacious military operations in history. In The Sack of Panam? , Peter Earle masterfully retells this classic story, combining thorough research with an emphasis on
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Trust: The Secret Weapon of Effective Business Leaders

Trust: The Secret Weapon of Effective Business Leaders by Kathy BloomgardenTRUST: The Secret Weapon of Effective Business Leaders taps into a powerful current in American business - the importance of trust in a business's corporate strategy. In today's environment, leaders who add the most value to their companies tend to make
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Eating Between the Lines: A Guide to Food Labels

Eating Between the Lines: A Guide to Food Labels by Kimberly Lord Stewart

So many labels, so little time--just tell me what to buy!

If you--like millions of other Americans--still don't know how to read food labels and are frustrated by the hundreds of nutrition and health claims as well as statements like free-range and

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Stolen in the Night: The True Story of a Family's Murder, a Kidnapping and the Child Who Survived

Stolen in the Night: The True Story of a Family's Murder, a Kidnapping and the Child Who Survived by Gary C. King

***Please note: This ebook edition does not contain the photos found in the print edition.***

Joseph Duncan had been convicted of raping and torturing a 14-year-old boy in Tacoma, Washington. On the Internet he proudly boasted of his perversions. But
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Comfort Zone Investing: Build Wealth and Sleep Well at Night

Comfort Zone Investing: Build Wealth and Sleep Well at Night by Ted AllrichInvesting doesn't have to be stressful. Read this book to help you make money---and relax. You'll find what you need to know about the stock market, what moves it, what makes a great stock, and insider tips on how to invest. It's all in language you can
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Gerald R. Ford: The American Presidents Series: The 38th President, 1974-1977

Gerald R. Ford: The American Presidents Series: The 38th President, 1974-1977 by Douglas Brinkley

The "accidental" president whose innate decency and steady hand restored the presidency after its greatest crisis


When Gerald R. Ford entered the White House in August 1974, he inherited a presidency tarnished by the Watergate scandal, the economy

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Bad Bridesmaid: Bachelorette Brawls and Taffeta Tantrums - Tales from the Front Lines

Bad Bridesmaid: Bachelorette Brawls and Taffeta Tantrums - Tales from the Front Lines by Siri AgrellA laugh-out-loud look at the most underrated supporting role in today's maxed-out wedding world, featuring "bad bridesmaids" who've had enough taffeta to last a lifetime
I just can't have any negative energy around my wedding." This is what Siri Agrell's
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Mommy Millionaire: How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How You Can, Too!

Mommy Millionaire: How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How You Can, Too! by Kim Lavine

"Mommy Millionaire is an inspiring gift and roadmap to success for anyone who's ever had a dream."
--Barbara De Angelis, Ph.

D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of HOW DID I GET HERE

Real-world advice, secrets and lessons on how to make a million

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It Can Happen Here: Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush

It Can Happen Here: Authoritarian Peril in the Age of Bush by Joe Conason

"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag, carrying a cross."

---Sinclair Lewis, author of It Can't Happen Here, 1935


For the first time since the Nixon era, Americans have reason to doubt the future---or even the presence---of

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Actually, It Is Your Parents' Fault: Why Your Romantic Relationship Isn't Working, and How to Fix It

Actually, It Is Your Parents' Fault: Why Your Romantic Relationship Isn't Working, and How to Fix It by Philip Van Munching & Bernie Katz

Bestselling author Philip Van Munching and psychotherapist Dr. Bernie Katz team up to show readers


* how even our earliest childhood experiences dictate our relationship choices,


* how the unconscious elements of our personalities both attract and

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Ace of Spades: A Memoir

Ace of Spades: A Memoir by David MatthewsA take-no-prisoners tale of growing up without knowing who you are
When David Matthews's mother abandoned him as an infant, she left him with white skin and the rumor that he might be half Jewish. For the next twenty years, he would be torn between his
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Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic

Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic by Chalmers Johnson

The long-awaited final volume of Chalmers Johnson's bestselling

Blowback trilogy confronts the overreaching of the American empire and the threat it poses to the republic

In his prophetic book Blowback, Chalmers Johnson linked the CIA's clandestine

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Grrr! Celebrities Are Ruining Our Country...and Other Reasons Why We're All in Trouble

Grrr! Celebrities Are Ruining Our Country...and Other Reasons Why We're All in Trouble by Mike StrakaWhat makes you go Grrr?

Is it the celebrity who is under the delusion that you actually care about how he or she wants you to vote, when all you really care about from the Hollywood set is how they will entertain you? Is it that Paris Hilton is dressing

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Catherine the Great: Love, Sex, and Power

Catherine the Great: Love, Sex, and Power by Virginia Rounding

Dutiful daughter, frustrated wife, passionate lover, domineering mother, doting grandmother, devoted friend, tireless legislator, generous patron of artists and philosophers--the Empress Catherine II, the Great, was all these things, and more. Her reign,

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Putin's Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy

Putin's Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy by Anna Politkovskaya

A searing portrait of a country in disarray and of the man at its helm, from "the bravest of Russian

journalists" (The New York Times)


Hailed as "a lone voice crying out in a moral wilderness" (New Statesman), Anna Politkovskaya made her name with

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Kiss Like a Star: Smooching Secrets from the Silver Screen

Kiss Like a Star: Smooching Secrets from the Silver Screen by William CaneSurprise Your Date With a Scene-stealing Kiss!
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Fight Back: Tackling Terrorism, Liddy Style

Fight Back: Tackling Terrorism, Liddy Style by G. Gordon Liddy & CDR James G. Liddy & J. Michael Barrett

G. Gordon Liddy has never shrunk from a fight, and in this book he offers individuals and businesses a clear-eyed, proactive, and deeply informed approach to combating criminal and terrorist threats.


Backed by advice from three seasoned professionals

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The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World by Frank Lambert

The history of America's conflict with the piratical states of the Mediterranean runs through the presidencies of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison; the adoption of the Constitution; the Quasi-War with France and the War of 1812; the construction

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Chasing Hubble's Shadows: The Search for Galaxies at the Edge of Time

Chasing Hubble's Shadows: The Search for Galaxies at the Edge of Time by Jeff KanipeChasing Hubble's Shadows is an account of the continuing efforts of astronomers to probe the outermost limits of the observable universe. The book derives its title from something the great American astronomer Edwin Hubble once wrote: "Eventually, we
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Out of Egypt: A Memoir

Out of Egypt: A Memoir by Andr?|| AcimanThis richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later. In elegant and witty prose, Andr? Aciman introduces us to the marvelous eccentrics
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An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America

An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America by George De Stefano

A provocative and entertaining look at the mafia, the media, and the (un)making of Italian Americans.


As evidenced in countless films, novels, and television portrayals, the Mafia has maintained an enduring hold on the American cultural imagination--even

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Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media

Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media by Eric Klinenberg

A groundbreaking investigative work by a critically acclaimed sociologist on the corporate takeover of local news and what it means for all Americans


For the residents of Minot, North Dakota, Clear Channel Communications is synonymous with disaster.

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What A Party! My Life Among Democrats: Presidents, Candidates, Donors, Activists, Alligators and Other Wild Animals

What A Party! My Life Among Democrats: Presidents, Candidates, Donors, Activists, Alligators and Other Wild Animals by Terry McAuliffe

"I thought I knew Terry McAuliffe as well as anyone, but this time he surprised even me. Who knew Terry could sit still long enough to give us a book this good? What a Party! is a must-read for all of us who love politics, believe in public service,

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The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America

The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America by Jeffrey Rosen & Thirteen/WNET

A leading Supreme Court expert recounts the personal and philosophical rivalries that forged our nation's highest court and continue to shape our daily lives


The Supreme Court is the most mysterious branch of government, and yet the Court is

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The Contemporary Dictionary of Sexual Euphemisms

The Contemporary Dictionary of Sexual Euphemisms by Jordan TateUntil now, no dictionary has ever attempted to record the fascinating and often raunchy inventory of English sexual euphemisms. Jordan Tate has confronted this task with gusto and the results are nothing short of gratifying. The Contemporary Dictionary
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Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City by Tristram HuntFrom Manchester's deadly cotton works to London's literary salons, a brilliant exploration of how the Victorians created the modern city

Since Charles Dickens first described Coketown in Hard Times, the nineteenth-century city, born of the industrial

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Physical: An American Checkup

Physical: An American Checkup by James McManus

Physical is the story of a hard-living, happily married, middle-aged American (the author) who gets a three-day "executive checkup" at the Mayo Clinic and is thereby forced to confront his mortality, not to mention glove-wearing doctors and the pair

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A Nation Among Nations: America's Place in World History

A Nation Among Nations: America's Place in World History by Thomas Bender

A provocative new book that shows us why we must put American history firmly in a global context--from 1492 to today


Americans like to tell their country's story as if the United States were naturally autonomous and self-sufficient, with characters,

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Modest Mouse: A Pretty Good Read

Modest Mouse: A Pretty Good Read by Alan Goldsher

THE BEST WAY TO BECOME A ROCK STAR IS SOMETIMES THE WORST WAY TO BECOME A ROCK STAR


Unruly and antagonistic, the Washington State rock trio Modest Mouse would seem like one of the least likely candidates for mainstream stardom: Their often brilliant

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Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood

Golden Boy: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood by Martin Booth

At seven years old, Martin Booth found himself with all of Hong Kong at his feet. His father was posted there in 1952, and this memoir is his telling of that youth, a time when he had access to the corners of a colony normally closed to a "Gweilo," a

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World as Laboratory: Experiments with Mice, Mazes, and Men

World as Laboratory: Experiments with Mice, Mazes, and Men by Rebecca Lemov

Deeply researched, World as Laboratory tells a secret history that's not really a secret. The fruits of human engineering are all around us: advertising, polls, focus groups, the ubiquitous habit of "spin" practiced by marketers and politicians. What

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Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography

Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography by Andrew Helfer

The age of multitasking needs better narrative history. It must be absolutely factual, immediately accessible, smart, and brilliantly fun. Enter Andrew Helfer, the award-winning graphic-novel editor behind Road to Perdition and The History of Violence,

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The History Boys: The Film

The History Boys: The Film by Alan Bennett

Now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight Pictures, The History Boys: The Film contains Alan Bennett's diary of the filming, the shooting script, and an introduction by director Nicholas Hytner, as well as an extensive plate section that includes

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The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts

"[A] THOUGHTFUL AND HEARTFELT BOOK...

A literary cri de coeur--a lament for literature and everything implicit in it."

--The Washington Post

In our zeal to embrace the wonders of the electronic age, are we sacrificing our literary culture? Renowned critic

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Russia: The Once and Future Empire From Pre-History to Putin

Russia: The Once and Future Empire From Pre-History to Putin by Philip LongworthRussia's Empires explores the dynamics of Russia's past through time and space, from the nameless adventurers who first penetrated this vast, inhospitable terrain to a cast of dynamic characters that includes Ivan the Terrible, Catherine the Great and
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Last Rights: Rescuing the End of Life from the Medical System

Last Rights: Rescuing the End of Life from the Medical System by Stephen P. Kiernan

"This country is fairly crowded with doctors, families, and patients--all possessed of good intentions--failing to achieve the simple goal of allowing people to die with dignity and grace."

In the 1970s, most Americans died swiftly and brutally: of heart

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The Six-Day Financial Makeover: Transform Your Financial Life in Less Than a Week!

The Six-Day Financial Makeover: Transform Your Financial Life in Less Than a Week! by Robert Pagliarini

In six short days you can and will experience a total financial transformation! There are truckloads of investing and personal finance books available. What makes this one different? You'll learn how to develop a compelling financial vision for your

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Harvard's Secret Court: The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals

Harvard's Secret Court: The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals by William Wright

In 2002, a researcher for The Harvard Crimson came across a restricted archive labeled "Secret Court Files, 1920." The mystery he uncovered involved a tragic scandal in which Harvard University secretly put a dozen students on trial for homosexuality

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The Art of Mingling: Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room

The Art of Mingling: Proven Techniques for Mastering Any Room by Jeanne Martinet

- Opening lines that really work
- Tips and tricks for the tongue-tied
- The etiquette of escape
- Mastering the fine points of eye contact, small talk, introductions, and more
- Feel terrific at any party -- business or social

Does the idea of talking

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The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide: The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia

The Ultimate Unauthorized Eragon Guide: The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia by Lois H. Gresh

In Christopher Paolini's thrilling Inheritance series, when a young boy named Eragon finds a blue gemstone in the middle of the forest, he has no idea what magic is in store for him. It hatches a sapphire-blue dragon, a member of a race thought to be

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Bringing Down the Mob: The War Against the American Mafia

Bringing Down the Mob: The War Against the American Mafia by Thomas Reppetto

The riveting, often bloody account of how the fifty-year attack by the federal government virtually extinguished the nation's most powerful crime syndicate

In the critically acclaimed American Mafia, Thomas Reppetto narrated the ferocious ascendancy

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The Coldest Winter: A Stringer in Liberated Europe

The Coldest Winter: A Stringer in Liberated Europe by Paula FoxIn this elegant and affecting companion to her "extraordinary" memoir, Borrowed Finery, a young writer flings herself into a Europe ravaged by the Second World War (The Boston Globe)

In 1946, Paula Fox walked up the gangplank of a partly reconverted
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Fourth Uncle in the Mountain: The Remarkable Legacy of a Buddhist Itinerant Doctor in Vietnam

Fourth Uncle in the Mountain: The Remarkable Legacy of a Buddhist Itinerant Doctor in Vietnam by Marjorie Pivar & Quang Van Nguyen

Set during the French and American wars, Fourth Uncle in the Mountain is a true story about an orphan, Quang Van Nguyen, who is adopted by a sixty-four year old monk, Thau, who carries great responsibility for his people as a barefoot doctor. Thau manages,

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Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic

Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic by Ray Takeyh

A leading expert explains why we fail to understand Iran and offers a new strategy for redefining this crucial relationship


For more than a quarter of a century, few countries have been as resistant to American influence or understanding as Iran.

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Heist: Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff, His Republican Allies, and the Buying of Washington

Heist: Superlobbyist Jack Abramoff, His Republican Allies, and the Buying of Washington by Peter H. StoneThe Indian-casino scandal has torn the veil off the Republican Party's conservative power base, revealing parts of the Washington lobbying community and GOP establishment where greed, arrogance, and corruption seem to have run amok.

At the center of this

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The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy

The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy by Charles R. Morris

"Makes a reader feel like a time traveler plopped down among men who were by turns vicious and visionary."--The Christian Science Monitor





The modern American economy was the creation of four men: Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller,

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Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains

Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains by Mark Bowen

"One of the best books yet published on climate change . . . The best compact history of the science of global warming I have read."--Bill McKibben, The New York Review of Books



The world's premier climatologist, Lonnie Thompson has been

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Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul

Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul by Scott Weidensaul

In 1953, birding guru Roger Tory Peterson and noted British naturalist James Fisher set out on what became a legendary journey-a one hundred day trek over 30,000 miles around North America. They traveled from Newfoundland to Florida, deep into the heart

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Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary

Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary by Henry Hitchings

By the early eighteenth century, France and Italy had impressive lexicons, but there was no authoritative dictionary of English. Sensing the deficit, and impelled by a mixture of national pride and commercial expedience, the prodigious polymath Samuel

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Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light

Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light by Mort Rosenblum

A delectable journey into the world of chocolate--from manufacturing to marketing, French boutiques to American multinationals--by the award-winning author of Olives.

Science, over recent years, has confirmed what chocolate lovers have always known:

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Lute! The Seasons of My Life

Lute! The Seasons of My Life by Lute Olson & David Fisher

"It was love at first sight. . . . One day I picked up a basketball, and it never let me go."


For fifty seasons Lute Olson has been teaching young athletes the skills of basketball---and life. Starting as a high school coach, he worked his way to the

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This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women by Jay Allison

An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies of a group of remarkable men and women

Based on the National Public Radio series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty essayists--from the famous to the unknown--completing the thought

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Your Kitchen's Magic Wand: Getting the Most Out of Your Handheld Immersion Blender

Your Kitchen's Magic Wand: Getting the Most Out of Your Handheld Immersion Blender by Tom SteeleYour Kitchen's Magic Wand consists of 60+ recipes for all kinds of dishes that are made considerably easier with the use of an immersion blender, in terms of convenience, time-saving, and clean-up. The book takes the immersion blender out of the smoothie
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Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation

Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation by Steven C. Caton

A report like no other from the heart of the Arab Middle East


In 1979, Steven C. Caton went to a remote area of Yemen to do fieldwork on the famous oral poetry of its tribes. The recent hostage crisis in Iran made life perilous for a young American

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Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power

Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes

It was a great story. A true story. The kind of story any news producer would love to report, nail down and get on the air. And that's just what Mary Mapes and her producing and reporting team did in September, 2004, when Dan Rather anchored their report

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Isaac B. Singer: A Life

Isaac B. Singer: A Life by Florence NoivilleIsaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991) is widely recognized as the most popular Yiddish writer of the twentieth century. His translated body of work, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978, is beloved around the world. But although Singer
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Olivier

Olivier by Terry ColemanBased on exclusive, unprecedented access, the definitive biography of Sir Laurence Olivier, the dashing, self-invented Englishman who became the greatest actor of the twentieth century

Sir Laurence Olivier met everyone, knew everyone, and played every

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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil

Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah ArendtHannah Arendt's portrayal of the terrible consequences of blind obedience, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil contains an introduction by Amos Elon in Penguin Classics. Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt's authoritative
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All In: The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker

All In: The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker by Jonathan Grotenstein & Storms Reback

All In is the story of the greatest tournament in the world--the World Series of Poker. It began in 1970 as a mere gathering of Texas road gamblers who rendezvoused at Binion's Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas each spring. Today it has become a cultural

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Rereadings: Seventeen writers revisit books they love

Rereadings: Seventeen writers revisit books they love by Anne Fadiman

Is a book the same book-or a reader the same reader-the second time around? The seventeen authors in this witty and poignant collection of essays all agree on the answer: Never.

The editor of Rereadings is Anne Fadiman, and readers of her bestselling

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The Solitude of Self: Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The Solitude of Self: Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Vivian Gornick

Elizabeth Cady Stanton--along with her comrade-in-arms, Susan B. Anthony--was one of the most important leaders of the movement to gain American women the vote. But, as Vivian Gornick argues in this passionate, vivid biographical essay, Stanton is also

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How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author

How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author by Janet Evanovich & Ina Yalof

How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.

Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for a book from Janet Evanovich that tells, in

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Short-Term Trading in the New Stock Market

Short-Term Trading in the New Stock Market by Toni Turner

In an uncertain market, can traders and investors find profits in short-term stock movements?

Bestselling author and trader Toni Turner teaches readers the techniques and strategies needed to trade in today's up-and-down stock market. The book begins

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Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists

Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists by Jean H. Baker

They forever changed America: Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frances Willard, Alice Paul. At their revolution's start in the 1840s, a woman's right to speak in public was questioned. By its conclusion in 1920, the victory in woman's

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Gone to New York: Adventures in the City

Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

Welcome to Ian Frazier's New York, a city more downtown than up, where every block is an event, and where the denizens are larger than life. Meet landlord extraordinaire Zvi Hugo Segal, and the man who climbed the World Trade Center, and an eighty-three-year-old

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BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine

BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine by Lisa Jervis

In the wake of Sassy and as an alternative to the more staid reporting of Ms., Bitch was launched in the mid-nineties as a Xerox-and-staple zine covering the landscape of popular culture from a feminist perspective. Both unabashed in its love for

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Baby Be Mine: The Shocking True Story of a Woman Who Murdered a Pregnant Mother to Steal Her Child

Baby Be Mine: The Shocking True Story of a Woman Who Murdered a Pregnant Mother to Steal Her Child by Diane Fanning

THE MIRACLE OF LIFE
When Lisa Montgomery presented her husband Kevin with their new-born baby girl, he was ecstatic. Naming the child Abigail, the couple brought her to their local pastor. Miles away, police were investigating the brutal murder of a

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The Mystery Guest: An Account

The Mystery Guest: An Account by Gr?goire BouillierWhen the phone rang on a gloomy fall afternoon in 1990, Gr?goire Bouillier had no way of knowing that it was the woman who'd left him, without warning, ten years before. And he couldn't have guessed why she was calling--not to apologize for, or explain,
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Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John Pomfret

"A highly personal, honest, funny and well-informed account of China's

hyperactive effort to forget its past and reinvent its future."--The New York Times Book Review

As one the first American students admitted to China after the communist revolution,

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State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America

State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America by Patrick J. Buchanan

Pat Buchanan is sounding the alarm. Since 9/11, more than four million illegal immigrants have crossed our borders, and there are more coming every day. Our leaders in Washington lack the political will to uphold the rule of law. The Melting Pot is broken

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Oy! The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes

Oy! The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes by David MinkoffFrom Rabbis to Relationships, Latkes to lawyers, marriage to miracles, and from chazans to chutzpah, here is a feast of over 1,000 old and new Jewish jokes and witty anecdotes-- and you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy them. The book includes an appendix
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Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia

Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia by Carolyn Spiro & Pamela Spiro Wagner

A riveting true story of sisters who were identical, until the voices began

Growing up in the fifties, Carolyn Spiro was always in the shadow of her more intellectually dominant and socially outgoing twin, Pamela. But as the twins approached adolescence,

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Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War

Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War by Anthony Shadid

From the only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting from Iraq, here is a riveting account of ordinary people caught between the struggles

of nations

Like her country, Karima--a widow with eight children--was caught between America

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When Blanche Met Brando: The Scandalous Story of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

When Blanche Met Brando: The Scandalous Story of "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Sam Staggs

Exhaustively researched and almost flirtatiously opinionated, When Blanche Met Brando is everything a fan needs to know about the ground-breaking New York and London stage productions of Williams' "Streetcar" as well as the classic Brando/Leigh film.

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The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right

The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right by Daniel Benjamin & Steven Simon

The authors of the bestseller The Age of Sacred Terror show how the United States is losing the war on terror and what we need to do if we're serious about winning it.


We are losing. Four years and two wars after September 11, 2001, the United States

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Nurturing the Shy Child: Practical Help for Raising Confident and Socially Skilled Kids and Teens

Nurturing the Shy Child: Practical Help for Raising Confident and Socially Skilled Kids and Teens by Barbara Markway & Gregory Markway

DO YOU WORRY THAT YOUR CHILD IS TOO SHY?

DOES YOUR CHILD SIT ON THE SIDELINES, OFTEN AVOIDING GROUP ACTIVITIES?

DOES YOUR CHILD FEEL NERVOUS WHEN BEING CALLED ON BY THE TEACHER, GIVING A REPORT IN CLASS, OR READING ALOUD?

DOES YOUR CHILD COMPLAIN OF

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Every Contact Leaves a Trace: Crime Scene Experts Talk About Their Work from Discovery Through Verdict

Every Contact Leaves a Trace: Crime Scene Experts Talk About Their Work from Discovery Through Verdict by Connie FletcherReal crime scene investigation is vastly more complicated, arduous, bizarre, and fascinating than TV's streamlined versions. Most people who work actual investigations will tell you that the science never lies -- but people can. They may also contaminate
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Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich

The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed goes back undercover to do for America's ailing middle class what she did for the working poor

Barbara Ehrenreich's Nickel and Dimed explored the lives of low-wage workers. Now, in Bait and Switch, she

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What It Used to Be Like: A Portrait of My Marriage to Raymond Carver

What It Used to Be Like: A Portrait of My Marriage to Raymond Carver by Maryann Burk CarverMaryann Burk Carver met Raymond Carver in 1955, when she was fifteen years old and he was seventeen. In What It Used to Be Like, she recounts a tale of love at first sight in which two teenagers got to know each other by sharing a two-year long-distance
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Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak by Kenneth S. Deffeyes

"This book explains both why the decline of our most precious fuel is inevitable and how challenging it will be to cope with what comes next."--Richard E. Smalley, University Professor, Rice University, and 1996 Nobel laureate

With world oil production

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At Play: Teaching Teenagers Theater

At Play: Teaching Teenagers Theater by Elizabeth Swados

Young people and improvisational theater should be a natural combination--so why do we so rarely find this combo in today's classrooms? According to Elizabeth Swados--playwright, director, composer, poet, author of children's books and of an acclaimed

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Some Girl(s): A Play

Some Girl(s): A Play by Neil LaBute

Your career as a writer is blossoming, your beautiful, young fiancee is waiting to get married and rush off to Cancun by your side--so what is your natural reaction? Well, if you're a man, it's probably to get nervous and start calling up old girlfriends.

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Whose Freedom? The Battle over America's Most Important Idea

Whose Freedom? The Battle over America's Most Important Idea by George Lakoff

Since September 11, 2001, the Bush administration has relentlessly invoked the word "freedom." The United States can strike preemptively because "freedom is on the march." Social security should be privatized in order to protect individual freedoms. In

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The Officer's Wife

The Officer's Wife by Michael FleemanA MAN IN UNIFORM
He was a captain in the U.S. Air Force. She was a psychologist in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On the surface, Marty and Michelle Theer appeared to be the perfect married couple. But no one knew of the double life Michelle was leading.
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Think Like a Guy: How to Get a Guy by Thinking Like One

Think Like a Guy: How to Get a Guy by Thinking Like One by Giuliana Depandi

How are you going to snag one if you don't know how to...Think Like a Guy? E! News anchor Giuliana DePandi knows that if you want a little piece of his heart, you're going to have to learn to get into his head--and she shares her knowledge as an on-the-town

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James A. Garfield: The American Presidents Series: The 20th President, 1881

James A. Garfield: The American Presidents Series: The 20th President, 1881 by Ira RutkowThe ambitious self-made man who reached the pinnacle of American politics--only to be felled by an assassin's bullet and to die at the hands of his doctors

James A. Garfield was one of the Republican Party's leading lights in the years following the
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The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind's Greatest Invention

The Unfolding of Language: An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind's Greatest Invention by Guy Deutscher

Blending the spirit of Eats, Shoots & Leaves with the science of The Language Instinct, an original inquiry into the development of that most essential-and mysterious-of human creations: Language


Language is mankind's greatest invention-except,

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Bless Your Heart, Tramp: And Other Southern Endearments

Bless Your Heart, Tramp: And Other Southern Endearments by Celia Rivenbark

From the wickedly hilarious pen of Southern humorist Celia Rivenbark comes a collection of essays that brings to mind Dave Barry (in high heels) or Jeff Foxworthy (in a prom dress).


Step into the wacky world of "womanless wedding" fund-raisers, in which

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The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks

The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks by Susan Casey

A journalist's obsession brings her to a remote island off the California coast, home to the world's most mysterious and fearsome predators-and the strange band of surfer-scientists who follow them


Susan Casey was in her living room when she first

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The Complete Stephen King Universe: A Guide to the Worlds of Stephen King

The Complete Stephen King Universe: A Guide to the Worlds of Stephen King by Stanley Wiater & Christopher Golden & Hank Wagner

The myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe. Here is the guide to that universe.

The Complete Stephen King Universe is the only definitive reference work that examines all of Stephen King's novels, short

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Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America

Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America by Tom Lutz

From the author of Crying, a witty, wide-ranging cultural history of our attitudes toward work--and getting out of it


Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings, loafers, and loungers: ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the

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Fantastic: The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Fantastic: The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger by Laurence Leamer

The life of Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the most remarkable success stories in the U.S. Here is a young man from an Austrian village who became the greatest bodybuilder in history, a behemoth who even today in retirement is the dominating figure in

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North of Ithaka: A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots

North of Ithaka: A Granddaughter Returns to Greece and Discovers Her Roots by Eleni N. Gage

Leaving behind a sparkling social life and a successful journalism career, Eleni Gage moved from New York City to the remote Greek village of Lia. Lia is the same village where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, and which her father, Nicholas

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Ichiro's Art of Playing Baseball: Learn How to Hit, Steal, and Field Like an All-Star

Ichiro's Art of Playing Baseball: Learn How to Hit, Steal, and Field Like an All-Star by Jim RosenthalIchiro Suzuki is one of the world's best known baseball superstars--a five-time All-star, a rookie of the year and MVP award-winner, two-time batting chamption and four-time Gold Glove winner and current holder of the single-season hits record. Now, with
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Eat This Book: A Year of Gorging and Glory on the Competitive Eating Circuit

Eat This Book: A Year of Gorging and Glory on the Competitive Eating Circuit by Ryan NerzJournalist Ryan Nerz spent a year penetrating the highest echelons of international competitive eating and Eat This Book is the fascinating and gut-bustingly hilarious account of his journey.
Nerz gives us all the facts about the history of the IFOCE
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Pulse: The Coming Age of Systems and Machines Inspired by Living Things

Pulse: The Coming Age of Systems and Machines Inspired by Living Things by Robert FrenayPulse is not about dance music, not about heart rates--and not about electromagnetic fields. What it does describe is a sea change in human affairs, a vast and fundamental shift that is about to transform every aspect of our lives. Written in lively
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Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical

Jonathan Edwards: America's Evangelical by Philip F. Gura

An important new biography of America's founding religious father.


Jonathan Edwards was America's most influential evangelical, whose revivals of the 1730s became those against which all subsequent ones have been judged.


The marvelous accomplishment

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Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak

Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak by Jean Hatzfeld

In April-May 1994, 800,000 Rwandan Tutsis were massacred by their Hutu fellow citizens--about 10,000 a day, mostly being hacked to death by machete. In Machete Season, the veteran foreign correspondent Jean Hatzfeld reports on the results of his interviews

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The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science

The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science by Philip BallPhilippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombast von Hohenheim, who called himself Paracelsus, stands at the cusp of medieval and modern times. A contemporary of Luther, an enemy of the medical establishment, a scourge of the universities, an alchemist, an army
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The Fat Smash Diet: The Last Diet You'll Ever Need

The Fat Smash Diet: The Last Diet You'll Ever Need by Ian K. Smith MD

Dr. Smith's diet has been featured on VH1's number-one rated show, Celebrity Fit Club, where Hollywood celebrities follow his customized diet plan and compete to lose weight. Now, with The Fat Smash Diet, everyone will have access to the revolutionary

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The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea

The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns to North Korea by James Brady

Half a century after he fought there as a young lieutenant of Marines, James Brady returns to the brooding Korean ridgelines and mountains to sound Taps for a generation. It's been 15 years since Brady first wrote of Korea in The Coldest War, drawing

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The Meaning of Wife: A Provocative Look at Women and Marriage in the Twenty-first Century

The Meaning of Wife: A Provocative Look at Women and Marriage in the Twenty-first Century by Anne Kingston

"One part The Beauty Myth . . . and one part Backlash"*--a provocative exploration of who and what a wife really is.


There is a wife crisis in North America, a brewing storm of conflicting forces swirling around what it means to be a wife at the beginning

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The Book on The Book: A Landmark Inquiry into Which Strategies in the Modern Game Actually Work

The Book on The Book: A Landmark Inquiry into Which Strategies in the Modern Game Actually Work by Bill Felber

Diehard fanatics will enjoy this comprehensive collection of groundbreaking baseball strategies, analyses, statistics, and studies

Baseball fans all across America will delight in this fascinating analysis of strategies and statistics. This unique

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Can You Say a Few Words? How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion

Can You Say a Few Words? How to Prepare and Deliver a Speech for Any Special Occasion by Joan Detz

-Your alma mater asks you to say a few words at an upcoming fundraising dinner

-You've won an employee award and will have to give a short acceptance speech at the ceremony

-Your parents are celebrating their 50th anniversary, and you'd like to make a

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Meet the Musicians: From Prodigies (or not) to Pros

Meet the Musicians: From Prodigies (or not) to Pros by Amy Nathan

The musicians of the New York Philharmonic were kids once too!


How does a kid who just wants to play baseball make the transition to creating beautiful music?


Musicians from many different sections of the New York Philharmonic share how they became

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Omaha Blues: A Memory Loop

Omaha Blues: A Memory Loop by Joseph Lelyveld

The profoundly moving family history of one of America's greatest newspapermen.


As his father lies dying, Joseph Lelyveld finds himself in the basement of the Cleveland synagogue where Arthur Lelyveld was the celebrated rabbi. Nicknamed "the memory

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning: 1977, Baseball, Politics, and the Battle for the Soul of a City by Jonathan Mahler

"Masterful . . . In Mahler's expert hands, the city's outsized citizens are flawed, fierce,

bickersome, and as indomitable as the metropolis itself." --Mike Sokolove, author of The Ticket Out


A passionate and dramatic account of a year in the

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Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference

Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference by Penny Colman

The adventures of eight inspiring women of the twentieth century.

Mary Gibson Henry risked her life following her passion for new botanical species. During the Civil War, Katharine Wormeley worked aboard hospital ships and helped to save the lives

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Club George: The Diary of a Central Park Bird-Watcher

Club George: The Diary of a Central Park Bird-Watcher by Bob Levy

Club George is a witty tale about one man's adventures with George, a particularly charismatic Red-winged Blackbird. Wryly humorous and brimming with affection for birds in general and George in particular, this book combines solid natural science with

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A Patient's Guide to PCOS: Understanding - and Reversing - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

A Patient's Guide to PCOS: Understanding - and Reversing - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Walter Futterweit MD & George Ryan

A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome, from a leading authority on the condition

One in ten American women of childbearing age is affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) to some degree, and many suffer from serious symptoms, such

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Charlotte: Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical

Charlotte: Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical by Kathryn Shevelow

The life of actress Charlotte Charke transports us through the splendors and scandals of eighteenth-century London and its wicked theatrical world


Her father, Colley Cibber, was one of the eighteenth century's great actor/playwrights-the toast of

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Curzon: Imperial Statesman

Curzon: Imperial Statesman by David Gilmour

"A Superb New Biography . . . A Tragic Story, Brilliantly Told." --Andrew Roberts, Literary Review


George Nathaniel Curzon's controversial life in public service stretched from the high noon of his country's empire to the traumatized years following

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The Thirty-first of March: An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson's Final Days in Office

The Thirty-first of March: An Intimate Portrait of Lyndon Johnson's Final Days in Office by Horace BusbyAn intimate, compulsively readable memoir by LBJ's closest aide and chief speechwriter.

"I have made up my mind. I can't get peace in Vietnam and be President too." So begins this posthumously discovered account of Lyndon Johnson's final days in office.

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The Book of Kehls

The Book of Kehls by Christine Kehl O'Hagan

When Bridget Moore left Ireland in 1865, she never suspected that along with her trunk and rosary beads, she was bringing Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to New York City. It wasn't until Bridget was a grandmother, one who had buried four of her grandsons,

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Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives

Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code of Army Wives by Tanya BiankUnder the Sabers is a groundbreaking narrative detailing the complex personal challenges Army wives face, presenting a provocative new look at Army life. Tanya Biank goes beyond the sound bites and photo ops of military life and shows what it is really
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A Season in Mecca: Narrative of a Pilgrimage

A Season in Mecca: Narrative of a Pilgrimage by Abdellah HammoudiAn unforgettable report on one man's hajj--the sacred rite that brings millions of Muslims to Mecca every year In 1999, the Moroccan scholar Abdellah Hammoudi, trained in Paris and teaching in America, decided to go on the pilgrimage to Mecca. He wanted
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In Fond Remembrance of Me: A Memoir of Myth and Uncommon Friendship in the Arctic

In Fond Remembrance of Me: A Memoir of Myth and Uncommon Friendship in the Arctic by Howard Norman

Howard Norman spent the fall of 1977 in Churchill, Manitoba, translating into English two dozen "Noah stories" told to him by an Inuit elder. The folktales reveal what happened when the biblical Noah sailed his Ark into Hudson Bay in search of woolly

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My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan

My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan by Hiner Saleem

A young Kurd comes of age in a war-torn land.


This beautiful, spare narrative tells of the life of a boy named Azad--in fact the author, a Kurdish filmmaker--as he grows to manhood in Iraq during the 1960s and 1970s. Azad is born into a vibrant village

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A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America by Stacy Schiff

In this dazzling work of history, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Benjamin Franklin to France for the crowning achievement of his career

In December of 1776 a small boat delivered an old man to France." So begins an enthralling narrative account

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NO More Heart Disease: How Nitric Oxide Can Prevent - Even Reverse - Heart Disease and Strokes

NO More Heart Disease: How Nitric Oxide Can Prevent - Even Reverse - Heart Disease and Strokes by Louis Ignarro

Dr. Louis Ignarro discovered "the atom" of cardiovascular health--a tiny molecule called Nitric Oxide. NO, as it is known by chemists, is a signaling molecule produced by the body, and is a vasodilator that helps control blood flow to every part of the

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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil PostmanOriginally published in 1985, Neil Postman's groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined
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The Big Show: High Times and Dirty Dealings Backstage at the Academy Awards

The Big Show: High Times and Dirty Dealings Backstage at the Academy Awards by Steve Pond

An unprecedented look at the machinations behind everyone's favorite Hollywood circus and what it reveals about the business of moviemaking.


Oscar parties. Oscar pools. Oscar style. Oscar predictions. The Oscars breed their own peculiar mania and

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The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts

The Complete Book of Wills, Estates & Trusts by Alexander A. Esq. Bove Jr.

The best legal guide to wills and estates--with more than 80,000 copies sold--now updated to cover the current asset protection options and estate laws



Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and

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Sixteen Acres: Architecture and the Outrageous Struggle for the Future of Ground Zero

Sixteen Acres: Architecture and the Outrageous Struggle for the Future of Ground Zero by Philip NobelA no-holds-barred look at the collision of interests behind the ambitious attempt to raise a new national icon at Ground Zero

When we stand in downtown Manhattan in the future and look up and ask, "Why?"--Why is it so strange, so rude, so striving, so

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The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe

The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe by Sarah Churchwell

A brilliant investigation into the debates surrounding Marilyn Monroe's life and the cultural attitudes that her legend reveals


There are many Marilyns: sex goddess and innocent child, crafty manipulator and dumb blonde, liberated woman and tragic

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Ambivalence, a Love Story: Portrait of a Marriage

Ambivalence, a Love Story: Portrait of a Marriage by John Donatich

Ambivalence, a Love Story is a deeply nuanced accounting in which two people come together to make a marriage work. Rarely has marriage and its compromises been so intimately portrayed, especially when tested by depression, unemployment, miscarriage

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If Dogs Could Talk: Exploring the Canine Mind

If Dogs Could Talk: Exploring the Canine Mind by Vilmos Cs?nyi

Every dog owner knows intuitively that there's something special about the high degree of mutual understanding and empathy that exists between humans and their proverbial best friends. Now, an internationally renowned Hungarian ethologist (a specialist

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Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained

Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained by August Kleinzahler

Cutty, One Rock takes the reader on a wild journey by airplane, bus, ferry, and foot from childhood to early manhood in the company of a New Jersey family in equal measures cultivated and deranged. We witness scenes of passionate, even violent intensity

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The Last Days of Judas Iscariot: A Play

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot: A Play by Stephen Adly Guirgis

From one of our most admired playwrights, "an ambitious, complicated and often laugh-out-loud religious debate" (Toby Zinman, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Set in a time-bending, seriocomically imagined world between Heaven and Hell, The Last Days

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A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of War: Russia, 1941-1944

A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of War: Russia, 1941-1944 by Willy Peter ReeseA Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of War, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a young German soldier on the Russian front during World War II. Willy Peter Reese was only twenty years old when he found himself marching through Russia with orders
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Quills and Other Plays

Quills and Other Plays by Doug Wright

Selected early works from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.


Throughout his work, Doug Wright has often combined the personal, the social, and the political, in the process unearthing fundamental truths about life and art while casting an unblinking

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The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America's Food Supply

The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered America's Food Supply by Ken Midkiff

"We have given up to the agribusiness corporations a crucial part of our responsibility as human beings and we must now think of ways to take it back."
- Wendell Berry, from the Foreword

In this eye-opening book, Sierra Club Director Ken Midkiff exposes

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Before the Parade Passes By: Gower Champion and the Glorious American Musical

Before the Parade Passes By: Gower Champion and the Glorious American Musical by John Anthony GilveyDuring the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, few director-choreographers could infuse a new musical with dance and movement in quite the way Gower Champion could. From his earliest Broadway success with Bye Bye Birdie to his triumphant and bittersweet
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De Kooning's Bicycle: Artists and Writers in the Hamptons

De Kooning's Bicycle: Artists and Writers in the Hamptons by Robert LongSome of the twentieth century's most important artists and writers--from Jackson Pollock to Saul Steinberg, Frank O'Hara to Jean Stafford--lived and worked on the East End of Long Island years before it assumed an alternate identity as the Hamptons. The
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Almost Paradise: The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon

Almost Paradise: The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon by Kieran Crowley

For the audience that read Maria Flook's New York Times bestseller, Invisible Eden, this is the extraordinary story of a high-stakes murder case set in the high society world of East Hampton--the playground of New York's superrich.


On October 22,

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Inside "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe": Myths, Mysteries, and Magic from the Chronicles of Narnia

Inside "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe": Myths, Mysteries, and Magic from the Chronicles of Narnia by James Stuart Bell & Linda Washington & Carrie Pyykkonen

The Chronicles of Narnia are among some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Now, for the first time ever, comes an interactive guide for young readers. Take an in depth journey into to help them further explore The Lion, the Witch and

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James Stuart Bell &
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James Monroe: The American Presidents Series: The 5th President, 1817-1825

James Monroe: The American Presidents Series: The 5th President, 1817-1825 by Gary HartThe former senator and presidential candidate offers a provocative new assessment of the first "national security president"

James Monroe is remembered today primarily for two things: for being the last of the "Virginia Dynasty"—following George

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A Most Damnable Invention: Dynamite, Nitrates, and the Making of the Modern World

A Most Damnable Invention: Dynamite, Nitrates, and the Making of the Modern World by Stephen R. BownSwedish chemist Alfred Nobel's discovery of dynamite made possible the famous industrial megaprojects that transformed the countryside and defined the era, including the St. Gothard rail tunnel through the Alps, the clearing of New York harbor, the Panama
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Such Good Boys: The True Story of a Mother, Two Sons and a Horrifying Murder

Such Good Boys: The True Story of a Mother, Two Sons and a Horrifying Murder by Tina Dirmann

AN ABUSIVE MOTHER

Raised in the suburb of Riverside, California, twenty-year-old college student Jason Bautista endured for years his emotionally disturbed mother's verbal and psychological abuse. She even locked him out of the house, tied him up

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William Clark and the Shaping of the West

William Clark and the Shaping of the West by Landon Y. JonesBetween 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years later, Clark, as the highest-ranking Federal official in the West, spent three decades
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Paper Trail: Selected Prose, 1965-2003

Paper Trail: Selected Prose, 1965-2003 by Richard Howard

Richard Howard has been writing stylish, deeply informed commentary on modern culture and literature for more than four decades. Here is a selection of his finest essays, including some never before published in book form, on a splendid range of subjects--from

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Just Enough Liebling: Classic Work by the Legendary New Yorker Writer

Just Enough Liebling: Classic Work by the Legendary New Yorker Writer by A. J. Liebling

The restaurants of the Latin Quarter and the city rooms of midtown Manhattan; the beachhead of Normandy and the boxing gyms of Times Square; the trackside haunts of bookmakers and the shadowy redoubts of Southern politicians--these are the places that

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Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry About Birds

Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry About Birds by Dylan NelsonA unique anthology of avian literature

From the myths of ancient Greece to the fables of Aesop, from Chaucer to contemporary poetry and fiction, birds are central to literature because they connect us intimately to the natural world. Whether we watch

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Freedom Evolves

Freedom Evolves by Daniel C. DennettCan there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers "yes!" Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett sets out to show how we alone among the animals have evolved minds that give
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Golf Digest's Ultimate Drill Book: Over 120 Drills that Are Guaranteed to Improve Every Aspect of Your Game and Low

Golf Digest's Ultimate Drill Book: Over 120 Drills that Are Guaranteed to Improve Every Aspect of Your Game and Low by Jim McLeanElevate your golf game with the innovative, high-impact drills the pros use, from renowned instructor Jim McLean.

To golfers of all proficiency levels, skills and drills go hand in hand. Jim McLean is one of the greatest living teachers of the game

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Chariots of the Gods

Chariots of the Gods by Erich Von DanikenThe breakthrough book that was immediately recognized as a work of monumental importance when it first introduced the theory that ancient earth had established contact with aliens.

This world-famous bestseller endures as proof that Earth has been visited

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Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?

Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? by Marion MeadeMarion Meade's engrossing and comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most captivating women

In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the charm and the dark side of Dorothy Parker, exploring her days of wicked

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Bach at Leipzig: A Play

Bach at Leipzig: A Play by Itamar Moses

Leipzig, Germany, 1722: Johann Kuhnau, revered organist of the Thomaskirche, suddenly dies, leaving his post vacant. In order to fill the position, the city council invites a small number of musicians to audition for the appointment, including Johann

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Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War

Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War by Charles Bracelen Flood

"We were as brothers," William Tecumseh Sherman said, describing his relationship to Ulysses S. Grant. They were incontestably two of the most important figures in the Civil War, but until now there has been no book about their victorious partnership

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Fierce Attachments: A Memoir

Fierce Attachments: A Memoir by Vivian Gornick

In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly

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How to Remodel a Man: Tips and Techniques on Accomplishing Something You Know Is Impossible but Want to Try Anyway

How to Remodel a Man: Tips and Techniques on Accomplishing Something You Know Is Impossible but Want to Try Anyway by W. Bruce Cameron

Current research suggests there is a large group of people who have been trying to change men. For want of a better term, let's call these people "women."


Their urge is understandable. We've all had to take measures to accommodate men, because they

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Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid

Marshfield Dreams: When I Was a Kid by Ralph Fletcher

The colorful boyhood of a popular author comes to life in this personal account

Imagine learning from a nosy classmate that your mother is having yet another baby. To Ralph's classmates, news of one more Fletcher baby is just "scuttlebutt." But for

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Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma: The American Portraits Series

Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma: The American Portraits Series by Camilla Townsend

Camilla Townsend's stunning new book differs from all previous biographies of Pocahontas in capturing how similar seventeenth century Native Americans were--in the way they saw, understood, and struggled to control their world---not only to the invading

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Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm

Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm by Jane Brox

Though few of us now live close to the soil, the world we inhabit has been sculpted by our long national saga of settlement. At the heart of our identity lies the notion of the family farm, as shaped by European history and reshaped by the vast opportunities

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Life Before Life: Children's Memories of Previous Lives

Life Before Life: Children's Memories of Previous Lives by Jim B. Tucker MD

For the past forty years, doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center have conducted research into young children's reports of past-life memories. Dr. Ian Stevenson, the founder of this work, has always written for a scientific audience. Now,

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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice

50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice by Staff of the Harvard CrimsonYou've been told a million times how selective and random the college process is, how the personal essay is your one chance to speak directly to admissions officers and sway them in your favor. You have to be entertaining, persuasive, and passionate, while
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Corporate Confidential: 50 Secrets Your Company Doesn't Want You to Know - -and What to Do About Them

Corporate Confidential: 50 Secrets Your Company Doesn't Want You to Know - -and What to Do About Them by Cynthia Shapiro

Cynthia Shapiro is a former Human Resources executive who's pulling back the curtain on the way that companies really work. In Corporate Confidential, she unmasks startling truths and what you can do about them, including:


* There's no right to

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Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution

Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution by David Waldstreicher

Scientist, abolitionist, revolutionary: that is the Benjamin Franklin we know and celebrate. To this description, the talented young historian David Waldstreicher shows we must add runaway, slave master, and empire builder. But Runaway America does

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Mister Gumbo: Down and Dirty with Black Men on Life, Sex, and Relationships

Mister Gumbo: Down and Dirty with Black Men on Life, Sex, and Relationships by Ursula Inga Kindred & Mirranda Guerin-Williams

In Sister Gumbo, black women shared what they had to say about life and love. Now, in Mister Gumbo, ladies hear what black men have to say about sex, women, lust, love, and relationships.


What black men really think about

? One-night stands

? Living

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The Gap-Year Advantage: Helping Your Child Benefit from Time Off Before or During College

The Gap-Year Advantage: Helping Your Child Benefit from Time Off Before or During College by Karl Haigler & Rae Nelson

"I'm not ready for college yet..."


Those words need not cause panic and fear for parents. Taking time off before or during college is no longer the road less traveled for many students in the United States. A gap year offers students the opportunity

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The Sabbath

The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel

Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication--and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in

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A Wild Perfection: The Selected Letters of James Wright

A Wild Perfection: The Selected Letters of James Wright by James Wright

The life and work of a major American poet described in his own words.


"There is something about the very form and occasion of a letter--the possibility it offers, the chance to be as open and tentative and uncertain as one likes and also the chance

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Becoming Something: The Story of Canada Lee

Becoming Something: The Story of Canada Lee by Mona Z. Smith

The first biography of the great black actor, activist, athlete--and tragic victim of the blacklist


Imagine an actor as familiar to audiences as Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman are today--who is then virtually deleted from public memory. Such

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The Stone Fields: Love and Death in the Balkans

The Stone Fields: Love and Death in the Balkans by Courtney Angela Brkic

When she was twenty-three years old, Courtney Angela Brkic joined a UN-contracted forensic team in eastern Bosnia. Unlike many aid workers, Brkic was drawn there by her family history, and although fluent in the language, she was advised to avoid letting

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Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy

Stan and Ollie: The Roots of Comedy: The Double Life of Laurel and Hardy by Simon Louvish

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have remained, from 1927 to the present day, the screen's most famous and popular comedy double act, celebrated by legions of fans. But despite many books about their films and individual lives, there has never been a fully

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On Call: A Doctor's Days and Nights in Residency

On Call: A Doctor's Days and Nights in Residency by Emily R. Transue MDA memoir of the "birth" of a doctor, from internship to residency
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Diana - The Last Word

Diana - The Last Word by Simone Simmons & Ingrid SewardDuring the last five years of her life, Princess Diana had one friend and confidante who was special to her. She was not part of Diana's social circle; she was not a family friend. That woman was Simone Simmons, a healer, who devoted herself to the troubled
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Blackout

Blackout by James Goodman

On July 13, 1977, there was a blackout in New York City. With the dark came excitement, adventure, and fright in subway tunnels, office towers, busy intersections, high-rise stairwells, hotel lobbies, elevators, and hospitals. There was revelry in bars

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Let the Baby Drive: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood

Let the Baby Drive: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood by Lu Hanessian

This insightful, deeply poignant and often hilarious narrative about the first years of motherhood inspires new mothers to follow their baby's cues and trust their own instincts. In letting her baby drive, the author didn't hand over the keys, but she

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Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work

Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work by Jacqueline Whitmore

Have you forgotten a person's name two minutes after being introduced? Have you wondered which fork to use or how to discreetly pay the check while attending an important business dinner? Have you insulted an international client by mistake and didn't

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Tate's Bake Shop Cookbook: The Best Recipes from Southampton's Favorite Bakery for Homestyle Cookies, Cakes, Pies, Muffins, and

Tate's Bake Shop Cookbook: The Best Recipes from Southampton's Favorite Bakery for Homestyle Cookies, Cakes, Pies, Muffins, and by Kathleen King

125 recipes for delectable baked goods from the Hamptons' most beloved baker


Kathleen King has been famous for her chocolate chip cookies since she was a young girl--in fact, they were such a hit that selling them put her through college. Now, in Tate's

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Secrets to Winning at Office Politics: How to Achieve Your Goals and Increase Your Influence at Work

Secrets to Winning at Office Politics: How to Achieve Your Goals and Increase Your Influence at Work by Marie G. McIntyre PhD

Get Ahead, Gain Influence, Get What You Want


Office politics are an unavoidable fact of life in every workplace. To accomplish your personal and business goals, you must learn to successfully play the political game in your organization. Whether you

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Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility

Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility by Martha Diamond & David Diamond & Janet Jaffe

For people experiencing infertility, wanting a baby is a craving unlike any other. The intensity of their longing is matched only by the complexity of the emotional maze they must navigate.


With insight and compassion, Drs. Janet Jaffe, Martha Diamond,

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While She Slept: A Husband, a Wife, a Brutal Murder

While She Slept: A Husband, a Wife, a Brutal Murder by Marion Collins

When Jill Cahill was leaving to return home after visiting with her family for a week, she turned to her sister with a grin, and said: "If Jeff kills me, you can have all my things." A few days later, she was in a coma in a Syracuse hospital, her skull

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Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class

Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class by Larry Tye

An engaging social history that reveals the critical role Pullman porters played in the struggle for African American civil rights

When George Pullman began recruiting Southern blacks as porters in his luxurious new sleeping cars, the former slaves

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Into the Blue: A Father's Flight and a Daughter's Return

Into the Blue: A Father's Flight and a Daughter's Return by Susan Edsall

"Beautiful, funny, uplifting...a story of miraculous recovery..."
- Martha Beck, author of Expecting Adam

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Your Name in Print: A Teen's Guide to Publishing for Fun, Profit and Academic Success

Your Name in Print: A Teen's Guide to Publishing for Fun, Profit and Academic Success by Timothy Harper & Elizabeth Harper

Make Your Mark


Looking for a way to express yourself? Need some extra spending money? Do you want to beef up that college application package? Look no further than this book.


With advice on how to write newspaper and magazine features, Web blogs,

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Payne at Pinehurst: The Greatest U.S. Open Ever

Payne at Pinehurst: The Greatest U.S. Open Ever by Bill Chastain

"A fresh and concise look at Payne Stewart's victory at the 1999 U.S. Open."
---Golf Digest

It has been called the greatest U.S. Open in the Open's over one hundred-year history.

Veteran sports journalist, Bill Chastain, crafts the dramatic story

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When It Comes to Guys, What's Normal?

When It Comes to Guys, What's Normal? by Bernice Kanner

How much do you earn?

Do you wipe your sweat off the machines at the gym?

Consider yourself a fix-it man at home?

Have you done "it" at work?

Ever cheat on your taxes?

Do you wax or pluck your eyebrows?

Have you ever snooped in someone's medicine cabinet?


When

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The Uncle Sam Diet: The Four-Week Eating Plan for a Thinner, Healthier America

The Uncle Sam Diet: The Four-Week Eating Plan for a Thinner, Healthier America by Keith Ayoob & Barbara HoffmanThe UNCLE SAM DIET is based on the new 2005 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Based on solid science, it's an eating style that you can stay with and thrive on. No gimmicks here, and no fads. Dr. Keith Ayoob, a registered dietitian and associate professor
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The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace

The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace by Dennis Ross

"The definitive and gripping account of the sometimes exhilarating, often tortured twists and turns in the Middle East peace process, viewed from the front row by one of its major players."--Bill Clinton


The Missing Peace, published to great acclaim

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The Conquest of Morocco

The Conquest of Morocco by Douglas Porch

The Conquest of Morocco tells the story of France's last great colonial adventure. At the turn of the twentieth century, Morocco was a nation yet to emerge from the Middle Ages, ruled by local warlords and riven by religious fanaticism. But in the mad

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The Ballad of Jack and Rose

The Ballad of Jack and Rose by Rebecca Miller

From the award-winning writer-director of Personal Velocity comes a startling drama about the nature of family and the meaning of ideals

In his first role since Gangs of New York, Daniel Day-Lewis plays Jack Slavin, an engineer who over thirty

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The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War

The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt

How partisan politics lead to the Civil War

What brought about the Civil War? Leading historian Michael F. Holt convincingly offers a disturbingly contemporary answer: partisan politics. In this brilliant and succinct book, Holt distills a lifetime

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The Conquest of the Sahara

The Conquest of the Sahara by Douglas Porch

In The Conquest of the Sahara, Douglas Porch tells the story of France's struggle to explore and dominate the great African desert at the turn of the century. Focusing on the conquest of the Ahaggar Tuareg, a Berber people living in a mountain area

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Madam Prime Minister: A Life in Power and Politics

Madam Prime Minister: A Life in Power and Politics by Gro Harlem Brundtland

One of the world's leading woman politicians tells her inspiring story


At forty-one, Gro Harlem Brundtland, physician and mother of four, was appointed prime minister of Norway-the youngest person and the first woman ever to hold that office. In this

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The Dark Heart of Italy

The Dark Heart of Italy by Tobias Jones

In 1999 Tobias Jones immigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he found a very different country: one besieged by unfathomable terrorism and deep-seated paranoia. The Dark Heart

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Organizing for Your Brain Type: Finding Your Own Solution to Managing Time, Paper, and Stuff

Organizing for Your Brain Type: Finding Your Own Solution to Managing Time, Paper, and Stuff by Lanna Nakone

Get---and stay---organized!


Let your natural inclinations guide you toward gaining control of your environment and learn to live life on your own terms. Drawing on the science of brain function and her experience as a professional organizer, Lanna Nakone

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Miracle at Sing Sing: How One Man Transformed the Lives of America's Most Dangerous Prisoners

Miracle at Sing Sing: How One Man Transformed the Lives of America's Most Dangerous Prisoners by Ralph BlumenthalIn 1919, Lewis E. Lawes moved his wife and young daughters into the warden's mansion at Sing Sing prison. They shared a yard with 1,096 of the toughest inmates in the world-murderers, rapists, and thieves who Lawes alone believed capable of redemption.
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Signing Smart with Babies and Toddlers: A Parent's Strategy and Activity Guide

Signing Smart with Babies and Toddlers: A Parent's Strategy and Activity Guide by Michelle Anthony PhD MA & Reyna Lindert PhD

A Fun, Easy Way to Talk with Your Baby


Babies can communicate with their hands long before they can speak. Using American Sign Language (ASL), Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert have created the simple and successful Signing Smart system to

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Make a Difference: A Spectacular Breakthrough in the Fight Against Poverty

Make a Difference: A Spectacular Breakthrough in the Fight Against Poverty by Gary MacDougalWe now know the answers to helping long time welfare recipients become self-sufficient, and how to pry loose the dead hand of human service bureaucracies.

"I enjoy coming to work and learning different things...

I really like my kids to know I work...

This

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Remains: Non-Viewable: A Memoir

Remains: Non-Viewable: A Memoir by John Sacret YoungWhen John Sacret Young's cousin, Doug was killed in Vietnam, Young learned that the remains of every Vietnam casualty fell into one of two official categories: Viewable or Non-Viewable. He also discovered that such categories applied to how his New England
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Human Nature: A Blueprint for Managing the Earth - by People, for People

Human Nature: A Blueprint for Managing the Earth - by People, for People by James TrefilA radical approach to the environment which argues that by harnessing the power of science for human benefit, we can have a healthier planet

As a prizewinning theoretical physicist and an outspoken advocate for scientific literacy, James Trefil has long

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The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change

The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change by Charles Wohlforth

Scientists and natives wrestle with our changing climate in the land where it has hit first--and hardest


A traditional Eskimo whale-hunting party races to shore near Barrow, Alaska--their comrades trapped on a floe drifting out to sea--as ice that

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Laboratory of Justice: The Supreme Court's 200-Year Struggle to Integrate Science and the Law

Laboratory of Justice: The Supreme Court's 200-Year Struggle to Integrate Science and the Law by David L. FaigmanFrom the American Revolution to the genetic revolution, the U.S. Supreme Court's uneasy attempts to weave science into the Constitution

Suppose that scientists identify a gene that predicts that a person is likely to commit a serious crime. Laws
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Red Meat Gold

Red Meat Gold by Max Cannon***This eBook includes three-panel cartoons and is best-suited for devices that can display content in landscape orientation.*** The long-awaited third Red Meat collection is a glittering mother load of twisted hilarity mined from the award-winning alternative
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Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life

Too Late to Die Young: Nearly True Tales from a Life by Harriet McBryde Johnson

With a voice as disarmingly bold, funny, and unsentimental as its author, a thoroughly unconventional memoir that shatters the myth of the tragic disabled life


Harriet McBryde Johnson isn't sure, but she thinks one of her earliest memories was learning

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CCB: The Life and Century of Charles C. Burlingham, New York's First Citizen, 1858-1959

CCB: The Life and Century of Charles C. Burlingham, New York's First Citizen, 1858-1959 by George MartinThe exemplary life of an extraordinary politician and reformer.

Though he held no elected or appointed office, the New York City lawyer Charles C. Burlingham had great influence with those who did, and used it in unusual ways. George Martin's surprising

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Coping with Social Anxiety: The Definitive Guide to Effective Treatment Options

Coping with Social Anxiety: The Definitive Guide to Effective Treatment Options by Eric Hollander & Nicholas Bakalar

An essential guide for the 5.3 million American sufferers of social anxiety from a leading

psychiatrist and researcher


An estimated 5.3 million Americans experience social anxiety disorder, making it the third most common psychiatric illness in the

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Blood Horses: Notes of a Sportswriter's Son

Blood Horses: Notes of a Sportswriter's Son by John Jeremiah Sullivan

One evening late in his life, veteran sportswriter Mike Sullivan was asked by his son what he remembered best from his three decades in the press box. The answer came as a surprise. "I was at Secretariat's Derby, in '73. That was . . . just beauty, you

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Golf & Life

Golf & Life by Jack Nicklaus & John Tickell

How did Jack Nicklaus become a legend?


Nicklaus's life is one of extraordinary achievement: Not only did Jack Nicklaus win eighteen PGA Tour Majors, and eight Senior PGA Tour Majors during his one hundred victories worldwide, but he also gained fame

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Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier

Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier by Shirley ChristianShortly after Meriweather Lewis reached St. Louis in 1803 to plan for his voyage to the Pacific with William Clark, he prepared his first packet of flora and fauna from west of the Mississippi and dispatched it to President Jefferson. The cuttings, which
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The Gluten-Free Bible: The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life without Wheat

The Gluten-Free Bible: The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life without Wheat by Jax Peters Lowell

The definitive guide to the gluten-free lifestyle, completely revised and updated for the 2.2 million Americans with celiac disease


According to a landmark 2003 National Institutes of Health study, 2.2 million Americans suffer from celiac disease,

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Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy

Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy by Julia Preston & Samuel Dillon

The Story of Mexico's political rebirth, by two pulitzer prize-winning reporters


Opening Mexico is a narrative history of the citizens' movement which dismantled the kleptocratic one-party state that dominated Mexico in the twentieth century, and

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Samuel Dillon
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Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake

Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake by Carol Loeb Shloss

"Whatever spark or gift I possess has been transmitted to Lucia and it has kindled a fire in her brain." --James Joyce, 1934


Most accounts of James Joyce's family portray Lucia Joyce as the mad daughter of a man of genius, a difficult burden. But

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The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith

The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith by Irshad Manji

"I have to be honest with you. Islam is on very thin ice with me... Through our screaming self-pity and our conspicuous silences, we Muslims are conspiring against ourselves. We're in crisis and we're dragging the rest of the world with us. If ever there

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This Is How It Goes: A Play

This Is How It Goes: A Play by Neil LaBute

Belinda and Cody Phipps appear a typical Midwestern couple: teenage sweethearts, children, luxurious home. Typical except that Cody is black--"rich, black, and different," in the words of Belinda, who finds herself attracted to a former (white) classmate.

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Secrets You Keep from Yourself: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness

Secrets You Keep from Yourself: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness by Dan Neuharth

This insightful guide is an exploration of how and why people undermine their happiness and lose touch with their "best" selves. Counterproductive self-deception, a universal behavior, is a habit that can be broken. People keep themselves from having

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Qigong for Healing and Relaxation: Simple Techniques for Feeling Stronger, Healthier, and More Relaxed

Qigong for Healing and Relaxation: Simple Techniques for Feeling Stronger, Healthier, and More Relaxed by Michael Tse

Qigong (pronounced "chee-gong") is a popular form of traditional Chinese exercise that uses the body's vital energy to make you stronger and healthier and live longer.

In Qigong for Healing and Relaxation,world-renowned Qigong Master Michael Tse introduces

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The 90/10 Weight Loss Cookbook

The 90/10 Weight Loss Cookbook by Joy M. S. R. D. C. D. N. Bauer & Rosemary Black

Joy Bauer, New York City's hottest nutrition guru, has taken the nation by storm with The 90/10 Weight-Loss Plan. Now, Joy reveals the secrets to creating meals that will help you lose weight and keep it off. Following the 90/10 plan--an easy, balanced

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Elements of Garden Design

Elements of Garden Design by Joe Eck

Elements of Garden Design does what few gardening books do--it addresses the process of conceiving a whole garden, as opposed to a single element like color or a particular class of plant. Joe Eck explores the idea of a garden, and offers a practical

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Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett

Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett by Jennifer Gonnerman

A groundbreaking work of reportage on the hidden consequences of America's prison boom


Life On the Outside tells the story of Elaine Bartlett, who spent sixteen years in Bedford Hills prison for selling cocaine-a first offense under New York's

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Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life

Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life by Arthur Coleman DantoAn Incisive Account of the Bizarre, Often Bewildering Art World of Today

Arthur Danto's new collection finds him, and the art world, at a point when the art world has become pluralistic, even chaotic-with one medium as good as the next-when the moment

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Written in Blood

Written in Blood by Diane FanningAn army brat-turned-marine, he saw combat in Vietnam, and returned a decorated soldier. An avid reader, his dreams of being an acclaimed novelist came true. His desire to find love was fulfilled when he married brilliant executive Kathleen Atwater, the
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Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work

Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work by Hayden Herrera

From the Author of Frida, the Moving and Heroic Story of One of the Central Painters of the Twentieth Century


Born in Turkey around 1900, Vosdanik Adoian escaped the massacres of Armenians in 1915 only to watch his mother die of starvation and his

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Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love by Helen Fisher

A groundbreaking exploration of our most complex and mysterious emotion


Elation, mood swings, sleeplessness, and obsession--these are the tell-tale signs of someone in the throes of romantic passion. In this revealing new book, renowned anthropologist

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Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series: The 8th President, 1837-1841

Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series: The 8th President, 1837-1841 by Ted Widmer

The first president born after America's independence ushers in a new era of no-holds-barred democracy


The first "professional politician" to become president, the slick and dandyish Martin Van Buren was to all appearances the opposite of his predecessor,

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Autobahn: A Short-Play Cycle

Autobahn: A Short-Play Cycle by Neil LaBute

"Sitting in an automobile was where I first remember understanding how drama works...

Hidden in the back seat of a sedan, I quickly realized how deep the chasm or intense the claustrophobia could be inside your average family car." --Neil LaBute

Be

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The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule

The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule by Michael Shermer

From bestselling author Michael Shermer, an investigation of the evolution of morality that is "a paragon of popularized science and philosophy" The Sun (Baltimore)


A century and a half after Darwin first proposed an "evolutionary ethics," science

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Rapunzel's Daughters: What Women's Hair Tells Us About Women's Lives

Rapunzel's Daughters: What Women's Hair Tells Us About Women's Lives by Rose WeitzThe first book to explore the role of hair in women's lives and what it reveals about their identities, intimate relationships, and work lives

Hair is one of the first things other people notice about us--and is one of the primary ways we declare our

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Stories from a Moron: Real Stories Rejected by Real Magazines

Stories from a Moron: Real Stories Rejected by Real Magazines by Ed Broth"Sorry, there's no way we can use this."
- Plumpers Magazine

"As a word of advice, it always helps for writers to be familiar with the publications they submit material to."
- Fencers Quarterly Magazine

Ed writes short stories. He's prolific. And desperate

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Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism

Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism by Jennifer Baumgardner & Amy Richards

From the authors of Manifesta, an activism handbook that illustrates how to truly make the personal political.

Grassroots is an activism handbook for social justice. Aimed at everyone from students to professionals, stay-at-home moms to artists,

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The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods: Creating Old Favorites with the New Flours

The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods: Creating Old Favorites with the New Flours by Bette Hagman

The latest addition to the bestselling series of cookbooks that have sold more than 300,000 copies.


Bette Hagman is the premier creator of recipes for those intolerant to gluten and for those allergic to wheat. In the latest addition to the Gluten-free

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Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrants since 1882

Guarding the Golden Door: American Immigration Policy and Immigrants since 1882 by Roger Daniels

The federal government's efforts to pick and choose among the multitude of immigrants seeking to enter the United States began with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Conceived in ignorance and falsely presented to the public, it had undreamt of consequences,

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Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer

Skylark: The Life and Times of Johnny Mercer by Philip FuriaSkylark is the story of the tormented but glorious life and career of Johnny Mercer, and the first biography of this enormously popular and influential lyricist. Raised in Savannah, Mercer brought a quintessentially southern style to both his life in
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Democracy: A Play

Democracy: A Play by Michael Frayn

A brilliant exploration of character and conscience from the author of COPENHAGEN, set amid the tensions of 1960s Berlin


In Democracy, Michael Frayn once again creates out of the known events of twentieth-century history a drama of extraordinary

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Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon

Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon by Lesley AdkinsFrom 1827 Henry Rawlinson, fearless soldier, sportsman and imperial adventurer of the first rank, spent twenty-five years in India, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan in the service of the East India Company. During this time he survived the dangers of disease
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The American Presidents Series: The 32nd President, 1933-1945

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The American Presidents Series: The 32nd President, 1933-1945 by Roy Jenkins

A masterly work by the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and Gladstone


A protean figure and a man of massive achievement, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man to be elected to the presidency more than twice. In a ranking of

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Immediate Fiction: A Complete Writing Course

Immediate Fiction: A Complete Writing Course by Jerry Cleaver

Covering the entire process from story building to manuscript preparation and marketing, Jerry Cleaver shows the novice and experienced writer how to start writing and how to get immediate results.


Readers will find everything they need to know about

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The American Axis: Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, and the Rise of the Third Reich

The American Axis: Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, and the Rise of the Third Reich by Max WallaceHenry Ford and Charles Lindbergh have long been exalted as two of the greatest American icons of the twentieth century. From award-winning journalist Max Wallace comes groundbreaking and astonishing revelations about the poisonous effect these two so-called
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Ten Green Bottles: The True Story of One Family's Journey from War-torn Austria to the Ghettos of Shanghai

Ten Green Bottles: The True Story of One Family's Journey from War-torn Austria to the Ghettos of Shanghai by Vivian Jeanette Kaplan

To Nini Karpel, growing up in Vienna during the 1920s was a romantic confection. Whether schussing down ski slopes or speaking of politics in coffee houses, she cherished the city of her birth. But in the 1930s an undercurrent of conflict and hate began

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Fat Pig: A Play

Fat Pig: A Play by Neil LaButeCow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus sized-and then some. Forced to explain
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The New York Times Essential Library: Opera: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most Important Works and the Best Recordings

The New York Times Essential Library: Opera: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most Important Works and the Best Recordings by Anthony TommasiniAn insightful, provocative selection of the best opera performances, chosen by The New York Times's chief classical music critic in one hundred original essays

Opera intertwines the drama of the theater with the powerful emotionality of music. In this

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Watch Your F*cking Language: How to swear effectively, explained in explicit detail and enhanced by numerous examples taken from

Watch Your F*cking Language: How to swear effectively, explained in explicit detail and enhanced by numerous examples taken from by Sterling Johnson

Let the squeamish beware!

Watch Your F*cking Language takes a no-holds-barred approach to taboo words and expressions. It shows you how to use them to your advantage -- and have fun doing so. Building on the lessons learned in English as a Second

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Adventures of a Suburban Boy

Adventures of a Suburban Boy by John Boorman

John Boorman came of age as a filmmaker in the 1960s--the golden age of world cinema. Then as now, his celebrated films embrace the spirit of the era: challenging authority, questioning accepted morality, and examining the thin line between civilization

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Seattle and the Demons of Ambition: A Love Story

Seattle and the Demons of Ambition: A Love Story by Fred Moody

Founded in 1851 as a four-cabin outpost named "New York Pretty-Soon," Seattle has long struggled with an identity crisis. From a nearly lawless port, to a sedate, conventional company town defined by Boeing Aircraft, to an accessible paradise for artists

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Fred Moody11 May 2015$20.99

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Over the Edge

Over the Edge by Michael FleemanHe Called It A Tragic Accident.
On a May evening in 1998, the idyllic marriage of wealthy Lake Tahoe couple Peter and Rinette Bergna ended in a crush of metal as their truck plunged 800 feet down a Sierra-Nevada mountainside. Peter was thrown from the
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Autumn Glory: Baseball's First World Series

Autumn Glory: Baseball's First World Series by Louis P. Masur

A suspenseful account of the glorious days a century ago when our national madness began


A post-season series of games to establish supremacy in the major leagues was not inevitable in the baseball world. But in 1903 the owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates

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The Fifty-Year Seduction: How Television Manipulated College Football, from the Birth of the Modern NCAA to the Creation of the

The Fifty-Year Seduction: How Television Manipulated College Football, from the Birth of the Modern NCAA to the Creation of the by Keith Dunnavant

For more than a half century, television has played a primary role in securing college football's place as one of America's most popular spectator sports. But it has also been the common denominator in the sport's rise as a big business. Television, which

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Make It Memorable: An A-Z Guide to Making Any Event, Gift or Occasion...Dazzling!

Make It Memorable: An A-Z Guide to Making Any Event, Gift or Occasion...Dazzling! by Robyn Freedman Spizman

Learn How to Make Any Occasion Shine!


Have you ever attended a party so clever it had you talking for days? Or received an invitation that made you feel like royalty? Were you ever given a gift so "you" that you never forgot it? Make It Memorable

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Looking Forward to It: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the American Electoral Process

Looking Forward to It: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the American Electoral Process by Stephen Elliott

Stephen Elliott does not know what to think of American voters, this year's desperate and heated run for presidency, or the legitimacy of the political system. He doesn't know whether to love John Kerry or try to love Howard Dean or try, simply, to get

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Atkins for Life Low-Carb Cookbook: More than 250 Recipes for Every Occasion

Atkins for Life Low-Carb Cookbook: More than 250 Recipes for Every Occasion by Veronica Atkins & Robert C. Atkins MD & Stephanie Nathanson"Controlling carbs works in virtually every situation, when you're having dinner with the family or hosting a dinner party, when you're in a hurry or spending the day creating delicacies in your kitchen. If you like to take shortcuts or you enjoy starting
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Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq

Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq by Karl ZinsmeisterIncludes 32 color photos taken by the author during the month he was embedded with the 82nd in Kuwait and Iraq.

This is a riveting account of the war in Iraq moving north with the 82nd Airborne. Units of the 82nd depart Kuwait and convoy to Iraq's

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Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage to Screen

Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage to Screen by David J. SkalThe primal image of the black-caped vampire Dracula has become an indelible fixture of the modern imagination. It's recognition factor rivals, in its own perverse way, the familiarity of Santa Claus. Most of us can recite without prompting the salient
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Dollmakers and Their Stories: Women Who Changed the World of Play

Dollmakers and Their Stories: Women Who Changed the World of Play by Krystyna Poray Goddu"Dolls are not a luxury. They are as necessary to a child's life as a loaf of bread . . . What a doll does for a little girl is develop her capacity to love others and herself."
-Madame Alexander

A wonderful offering for young doll enthusiasts
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Security: Policing Your Homeland, Your State, Your City

Security: Policing Your Homeland, Your State, Your City by Howard Safir & Ellis Whitman

From counterterrorism to tracking criminals by satellite, Security gives an expert's tour of twenty-first-century law enforcement. Former NYPD commissioner Howard Safir reveals the tools, methods, and science that police officers use to reduce crime,

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The goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined

The goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined by Nancy Kilpatrick

What you don't know about goths could fill a book!


An artistic culture that revels in the Victorian romantic movement, The goth Bible brings to light the traditions and history of all that is goth. The goth culture has been one of the most controversial

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The Post-Truth Era: Dishonesty and Deception in Contemporary Life

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"Dishonesty inspires more euphemisms than copulation or defecation. This helps desensitize us to its implications. In the post-truth era we don't just have truth and lies but a third category of ambiguous statements that are not exactly the truth but

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Most Likely to Succeed at Work: How to Get Ahead at Work Using Everything You Learned in High School

Most Likely to Succeed at Work: How to Get Ahead at Work Using Everything You Learned in High School by Wilma Davidson & Jack Dougherty

As Kurt Vonnegut once said, "True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."

When it comes down to it, work--with its know-it-alls, gossips, and brown-noser--is a lot like high school. This clever

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Reversing Osteopenia: The Definitive Guide to Recognizing and Treating Early Bone Loss in Women of All Ages

Reversing Osteopenia: The Definitive Guide to Recognizing and Treating Early Bone Loss in Women of All Ages by Harris H. McIlwain MD & Laura McIlwain Cruse & Kimberly Lynn McIlwain

For the eighteen million American women afflicted with early bone-loss disease, here is the first comprehensive guide to identifying and controlling the condition before it progresses to osteoporosis


Osteoporosis, which afflicts more than half of

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Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family

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What We've Lost: How the Bush Administration Has Curtailed Our Freedoms, Mortgaged Our Economy, Ravaged Our Environment, and Dam

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The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die

The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die by Katherine Ashenburg

When her daughter's fianc? died suddenly, Katherine Ashenburg was surprised to see how her daughter intuitively re-created the traditional rituals of mourning, even those of which she was ignorant. Intrigued, Ashenburg began to explore the rich and endlessly

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Ulysses S. Grant: The American Presidents Series: The 18th President, 1869-1877

Ulysses S. Grant: The American Presidents Series: The 18th President, 1869-1877 by Josiah Bunting III

The underappreciated presidency of the military man who won the Civil War and then had to win the peace as well


As a general, Ulysses S. Grant is routinely described in glowing terms-the man who turned the tide of the Civil War, who accepted Lee's

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The Animation Business Handbook

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In the Land of Magic Soldiers: A Story of White and Black in West Africa

In the Land of Magic Soldiers: A Story of White and Black in West Africa by Daniel Bergner

A chilling, beautifully written narrative of African war


Sierra Leone is the world's most war-ravaged country. There, in a West African landscape of spectacular beauty, rampaging soldiers--many not yet in their teens--have made a custom of hacking

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Hey Ya! The Unauthorized Biography of Outkast

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Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule - and Your Life

Time Management from the Inside Out: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule - and Your Life by Julie Morgenstern

A thoroughly updated and expanded edition of the definitive guide to managing and freeing up time

Applying the groundbreaking from-the-inside-out approach that made Organizing from the Inside Out a New York Times bestseller, Julie Morgenstern set

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The Survival Game: How Game Theory Explains the Biology of Cooperation and Competition

The Survival Game: How Game Theory Explains the Biology of Cooperation and Competition by David P. Barash PhD

From a zoologist and psychologist, an astonishing look at the biological and strategic roots of human decisions


Humans, like bacteria, woodchucks, chimpanzees, and other animals, compete or cooperate in order to get food, shelter, territory, and other

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Pieces of My Mind: Essays and Criticism 1958-2002

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And It Don't Stop: The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years

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In September 1979, there was a cosmic shift that went unnoticed by the majority of mainstream America. This shift was triggered by the release of the Sugarhill Gang's single, Rapper's Delight. Not only did it usher rap music into the mainstream's consciousness,

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Giving Up the Ghost: A Memoir

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In postwar rural England, Hilary Mantel is a fierce, self-possessed child, schooling herself in "chivalry, horsemanship, and swordplay" and convinced that she will become a boy at age four. Catholic school comes as a rude distraction from her rich inner

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Sister Gumbo: Spicy Vignettes from Black Women on Life, Sex and Relationships

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African-American women's lives and relationships are complex and at times, deliciously spicy. So, when two sisters decided to interview over twenty women about relationships, sex, spirituality, and self, the result was a fantastic collection of funny,

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Scream at the Sky: Five Texas Murders and One Man's Crusade for Justice

Scream at the Sky: Five Texas Murders and One Man's Crusade for Justice by Carlton Stowers

Carlton Stowers, the two-time Edgar Award winner and New York Times bestselling master of true crime, is back. Scream at the Sky is his masterful chronicle of one man's murderous career, and another man's sworn promise to deliver justice and closure

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The 9/11 Report: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

The 9/11 Report: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States by The National Commission on Terrorist AttWith Reporting and Analysis by the New York Times

What happened on 9/11 and how? Have we learned any lessons? Are we safer now? The questions every American wants answered.
Since September 11, 2001, Americans have wondered how the tragic events of

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Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It

Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It by Peter G. Peterson

When Bush came to office in 2001, the 10-year budget balance was officially projected to be at a surplus of $5.6 trillion. But after three big tax cuts, the bursting of the stock-market bubble, and the devastating effects of 9/11on the economy, the surplus

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Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe

Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe by Graham Allison

A leading strategist opens our eyes to the greatest terrorist threat of all-and how to prevent it before it's too late


Americans in the twenty-first century are keenly aware of the many forms of terrorism: hijackings, biological attacks, chemical

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Not All of Us Are Saints: A Doctor's Journey With the Poor

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Not All of Us Are Saints: A Doctor's Journey with the Poor is a book by David Hilfiker, M.D.

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The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings

The New York Times Essential Library: Classical Music: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings by Allan Kozinn

A dazzling appraisal of the definitive classical music performances available today


For classical music lovers, there is nothing more beguiling and exciting than the range of technique and emotion that can capture or transform the great works in the

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Stone Cold Dead Serious: And Other Plays

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Recent plays from "one of the more daring young stylists working today" (David Cote, Time Out New York)


Adam Rapp's plays have captivated audiences across the country with their unflinching explorations of the good, the bad, and the ugly in America's

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Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels

Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War and the Aftermath as Seen by NPR's Correspondent Anne Garrels by Anne Garrels

As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reportage, and for her independent take on what

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In the Hands of the People: The Trial Jury's Origins, Triumphs, Troubles, and Future in American Democracy

In the Hands of the People: The Trial Jury's Origins, Triumphs, Troubles, and Future in American Democracy by William L. DwyerIn a passionate warning that is not only well-reasoned, as becomes a renowned former trial lawyer and present federal judge, but is also a compelling and entertaining read, William L. Dwyer defies those who would abolish our jury system and hand over its
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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird: See ISBN: 9780374301965

The Race to Save the Lord God Bird: See ISBN: 9780374301965 by Phillip HooseThe tragedy of extinction is explained through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint it, shoot it, sell it, and, in a last-ditch effort, save it. A powerful saga that sweeps through
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The Man Who Talks to Dogs: The Story of America's Wild Street Dogs and Their Unlikely Savior

The Man Who Talks to Dogs: The Story of America's Wild Street Dogs and Their Unlikely Savior by Melinda Roth

Go to any unpopulated or abandoned area in any given urban setting, and you'll find them. Thousands and thousands of wild dogs-abandoned to disease, starvation, and inevitable death-are leading short and brutal lives in the no-man's-land between domestication

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Drinking the Rain: A Memoir

Drinking the Rain: A Memoir by Alix Kates ShulmanAt fifty, Alix Kates Chulman, author of the celebrated feminist novel, Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, left a city life dense with political activism, family and literary community, and went to live alone on an island off the coast of Maine. On a windswept
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To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette

To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson

"An extraordinary life...

Erickson gives us a likable, empathetic woman and broadens our understanding of her."

- The New York Times Book Review

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One Thing At a Time: 100 Simple Ways to Live Clutter-Free Every Day

One Thing At a Time: 100 Simple Ways to Live Clutter-Free Every Day by Cindy Glovinsky

Simple, effective ways to put things in their place

Those piles of papers, clothes, and other things you thought you'd successfully de-cluttered have returned, and this time they brought friends. What's the use of trying to fight the clutter? Is there

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Coping with Lyme Disease, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Diagnosis and Treatment

Coping with Lyme Disease, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to Dealing with Diagnosis and Treatment by Denise Lang & Kenneth Liegner MD

Now completely revised and updated-the bible for the thousands who contract Lyme disease each year


Lyme disease, transmitted through the bite of a tick, is one of our nation's fastest-growing epidemics. Since Coping with Lyme Disease was first

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Chester Alan Arthur: The American Presidents Series: The 21st President, 1881-1885

Chester Alan Arthur: The American Presidents Series: The 21st President, 1881-1885 by Zachary Karabell

The Gilded Age bon vivant who became America's unlikeliest chief executive-and who presided over a sweeping reform of the system that nurtured him


Chester Alan Arthur never dreamed that one day he would be president of the United States. A successful

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Police Heroes: True Stories of Courage About America's Brave Men, Women, and K-9 Officers

Police Heroes: True Stories of Courage About America's Brave Men, Women, and K-9 Officers by Chuck WhitlockPolice Heroes honors and celebrates those members of America's police force who take the oath to protect and serve seriously. These men, women, and K-9 officers are asked to put their personal safety aside for a greater good on a daily basis, but sometimes
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The Crimson Letter: Harvard, Homosexuality, and the Shaping of American Culture

The Crimson Letter: Harvard, Homosexuality, and the Shaping of American Culture by Douglass Shand-Tucci

In a book deeply impressive in its reach while also deeply embedded in its storied setting, bestselling historian Douglass Shand-Tucci explores the nature and expression of sexual identity at America's oldest university during the years of its greatest

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Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper

Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper by Paul E. Johnson

The true history of a legendary American folk hero


In the 1820s, a fellow named Sam Patch grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, working there (when he wasn't drinking) as a mill hand for one of America's new textile companies. Sam made a name for himself

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Mythic Giacometti

Mythic Giacometti by James LordThe Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-66) was arguably the greatest sculptor of the twentieth century. He was also--as James Lord persuasively argued in Giacometti: A Biography--a heroic figure whose vocation sustained him through a life of crippling
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A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837

A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson

A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millennium remains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during the Second Great Awakening, and as a surprising

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Entre Nous: A Woman's Guide To Finding Her Inner French Girl

Entre Nous: A Woman's Guide To Finding Her Inner French Girl by Debra Ollivier

Ever wonder what gives French women that je ne sais quoi?

At first you might think it's the elegant figure, matchless style, and mysterious allure. Then you realize those qualities don't come from just anywhere. They come from generations of women

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Plague: A Story of Science, Rivalry, and the Scourge That Won't Go Away

Plague: A Story of Science, Rivalry, and the Scourge That Won't Go Away by Edward MarriottA riveting account, at once a reconstruction of the race to find a cure, a history of bubonic plague, and an investigation into the threat of plague today
Plague. The very word carries an unholy resonance. No other disease can claim its apocalyptic
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O.C. Undercover: An Unofficial Guide to the Stars and Styles of The O.C.

O.C. Undercover: An Unofficial Guide to the Stars and Styles of The O.C. by Brittany KentAny hip tween worth her Clinique lip gloss knows that Fox's The O.C. is the new television show to watch. Now, in one of the first unofficial guides to the show, readers will meet the hot young cast members of The O.C. and gain behind-the-scenes
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The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic

The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic by Ramesh Menon

The great Indian epic rendered in modern prose

India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India's cultural and religious expression,

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Innocence Lost

Innocence Lost by Carlton Stowers

Undercover officer George Raffield's job was to pose as a student in the small town of Midlothian, Texas and infiltrate the high school drug ring. When Raffield's cover became suspect, word spread through a small circle of friends that the young officer

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Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria

Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria by Mark Rotella

An effortlessly artful blend of travel book, memoir, and affectionate portrait of a people


Calabria is the toe of the boot that is Italy--a rugged peninsula where grapevines and fig and olive trees cling to the mountainsides during the scorching summers

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Insulting English

Insulting English by Peter Novobatzky & Ammon SheaAt last, a compendium of ingeniously insulting words for every occasion.

For anyone who's been stymied by the level of sloth, bad looks and low intelligence of his fellow man (and woman), help is on the way. You can't change the tiresome creatures around

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Gain the Edge! Negotiating to Get What You Want

Gain the Edge! Negotiating to Get What You Want by Martin Latz

"Martin Latz's Gain the Edge! is the best book I've ever read on negotiation strategy. If you negotiate for a living or only occasionally, Latz gives you the tools and tactics to succeed before you sit down at the table. Whether it's negotiating Randy

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Mordecai: An Early American Family

Mordecai: An Early American Family by Emily Bingham

An Intimate Portrait of a Jewish American Family in America's First Century

Mordecai is a brilliant multigenerational history at the forefront of a new way of exploring our past, one that follows the course of national events through the relationships

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Politicking: How to Get Elected, Take Action, and Make an Impact in Your Community

Politicking: How to Get Elected, Take Action, and Make an Impact in Your Community by Bill RauchHow to get elected--and live to tell the tale

Bill Rauch has lived an unusual political life: a decade as press secretary, advance man, and confidant to New York mayor Ed Koch, followed by a decade as city councilman and now as mayor of Beaufort, South

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Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes and Missives from the Desk of Cosmopolitan's Legendary Editor

Dear Pussycat: Mash Notes and Missives from the Desk of Cosmopolitan's Legendary Editor by Helen Gurley BrownThe legendary founding editor of Cosmopolitan, Helen Gurley Brown is also a master of correspondence: from rants to raves, from love notes to memos to the fashion editor, this book is a confection of her finest writing.
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The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years

The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years by Edward Klein

Death was merciful to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, for it spared her a parent's worst nightmare: the loss of a child. But if Jackie had lived to see her son, JFK Jr., perish in a plane crash on his way to his cousin's wedding, she would have been doubly

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The Executioner Always Chops Twice: Ghastly Blunders on the Scaffold

The Executioner Always Chops Twice: Ghastly Blunders on the Scaffold by Geoffrey AbbottA morbidly fascinating mixture of bungled executions, strange last requests, and classic final one-liners from medieval times to the present day.

Sometimes it's hard to be an executioner, trying to keep someone from popping up to make a quip when they

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True Believers: The Tragic Inner Life of Sports Fans

True Believers: The Tragic Inner Life of Sports Fans by Joe Queenan

Bestselling author Queenan explores the world of sports fans in an attempt to understand the inexplicable: What does anyone get out of it?


For Yankee, Cowboy, and Laker fans the answer is fairly clear: the return on investment is relatively high.

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Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara: A Memoir

Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara: A Memoir by Joe LeSueur

An unprecedented eyewitness account of the New York School, as seen between the lines of O'Hara's poetry


Joe LeSueur lived with Frank O'Hara from 1955 until 1965, the years when O'Hara wrote his greatest poems, including "To the Film Industry in Crisis,"

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My Dearest Cecelia: A Novel of the Southern Belle Who Stole General Sherman's Heart

My Dearest Cecelia: A Novel of the Southern Belle Who Stole General Sherman's Heart by Diane HaegerAs she enters the Commencement Ball at West Point Military Academy on a spring evening in 1837, in her pink gown with white silk roses and ropes of pearls, Cecelia Stovall looks---and feels---like the perfect, innocent Southern belle. Little does she know
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Hello, My Name Is Mommy: The Dysfunctional Girl's Guide to Having, Loving (and Hopefully Not Screwing Up) a Baby

Hello, My Name Is Mommy: The Dysfunctional Girl's Guide to Having, Loving (and Hopefully Not Screwing Up) a Baby by Sheri Lynch

Hilarious and true and inspirational, Hello, My Name is Mommy is for every pregnant woman and new mother who ever felt helpless and out of control instead of confident and aglow.


Sure, women know pregnancy is no bed of roses, but Lynch taps into her

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Why the Long Face? The Adventures of a Truly Independent Actor

Why the Long Face? The Adventures of a Truly Independent Actor by Craig Chester

Craig Chester's witty and wry observations on his life and those who have occupied it come together to create this funny, sentimental, yet irreverent collection of essays. From the backroads of Texas to the boardrooms of Hollywood, Craig Chester is unabashedly

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Shiksa: The Gentile Woman in the Jewish World

Shiksa: The Gentile Woman in the Jewish World by Christine BenvenutoA sweeping and provacative exploration of the real women behind the stereotype and legend "shiksa"
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The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World

The Accidental Connoisseur: An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World by Lawrence Osborne

What is taste? Is it individual or imposed on us from the outside? Why are so many of us so intimidated when presented with the wine list at a restaurant? In The Accidental Connoisseur, journalist Lawrence Osborne takes off on a personal voyage through

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage

The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage by Paul Elie

The story of four modern American Catholics who made literature out of their search for God


In the mid-twentieth century four American Catholics came to believe that the best way to explore the questions of religious faith was to write about them-in

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Life's Little Emergencies: Everyday Rescue for Beauty, Fashion, Relationships, and Life

Life's Little Emergencies: Everyday Rescue for Beauty, Fashion, Relationships, and Life by Emme Aronson & Natasha Stoynoff

Take off your shoes, curl up on the sofa, grab your favorite drink, let down your hair, and get ready for some straight-from-the-heart girl talk from Emme!


In this frank, practical, and hilarious guide to getting through life's everyday emergencies,

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Women Who Think Too Much: How to Break Free of Overthinking and Reclaim Your Life

Women Who Think Too Much: How to Break Free of Overthinking and Reclaim Your Life by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

From one of the nation's preeminent experts on women and emotion, a breakthrough new book about how to stop negative thinking and become more productive

It's no surprise that our fast-paced, overly self-analytical culture is pushing many people-especially

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I Am My Own Wife: A Play

I Am My Own Wife: A Play by Doug Wright

I Am My Own Wife is the winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

From the Obie Award-winning author of Quills comes this acclaimed one-man show, which explores the astonishing true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. A transvestite and celebrated

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Reclaiming Childhood: Letting Children Be Children in Our Achievement-Oriented Society

Reclaiming Childhood: Letting Children Be Children in Our Achievement-Oriented Society by William Crain

An expert in child development champions the importance of an unhurried childhood
As our children are pushed harder than ever to perform so that they will one day "make the grade" in the adult world, parents are beginning to question the wisdom of

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Adam Smith and the Origins of American Enterprise: How America's Industrial Success was Forged by the Timely Ideas of a Brillian

Adam Smith and the Origins of American Enterprise: How America's Industrial Success was Forged by the Timely Ideas of a Brillian by Roy C. Smith

Adam Smith was a Scottish professor of moral philosophy. He published his classic The Wealth of Nations in 1776, the year the American Revolution began. Smith became widely known for his ideas of free markets, laissez-faire commerce, and the "invisible

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Are You Normal About Sex, Love, and Relationships?

Are You Normal About Sex, Love, and Relationships? by Bernice Kanner

When it comes to sex and love, how do you fit in? Are you...ahem, normal? Do you conform to the type, standard or pattern, the way MOST people do? In the bedroom--and elsewhere where we copulate--we're both entirely predictable and utterly surprising.


*Would

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Breaking the Headache Cycle: A Proven Program for Treating and Preventing Recurring Headaches

Breaking the Headache Cycle: A Proven Program for Treating and Preventing Recurring Headaches by Ian Livingstone & Donna Novak

Two headache specialists offer their innovative Headache Reduction Program, for treating and preventing recurring headaches


Twenty-eight million people in the United States suffer from chronic, recurrent, often disabling headaches-half of them forgoing

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Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy by Barbara Ehrenreich

In a remarkable pairing, two renowned social critics offer a groundbreaking anthology that examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide

Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female

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What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better

What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better by Dan Baker PhD & Cameron Stauth

Dr. Dan Baker, director of the Life Enhancement Program at Canyon Ranch, has devoted his life to teaching people how to be happy. And apparently, most of us could use a little tutoring. Research has shown that the root of unhappiness--fear--lies in the

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The Terrorist Next Door: The Militia Movement and the Radical Right

The Terrorist Next Door: The Militia Movement and the Radical Right by Daniel Levitas

September 11, 2001, focused America's attention on the terrorist threat from abroad, but as the World Trade Center towers collapsed, domestic right-wing hate groups were celebrating in the United States. "Hallelu-Yahweh! May the WAR be started! DEATH

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Warren G. Harding: The American Presidents Series: The 29th President, 1921-1923

Warren G. Harding: The American Presidents Series: The 29th President, 1921-1923 by John W. Dean

President Nixon's former counsel illuminates another presidency marked by scandal


Warren G. Harding may be best known as America's worst president. Scandals plagued him: the Teapot Dome affair, corruption in the Veterans Bureau and the Justice Department,

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Jumping the Broom, Second Edition: The African-American Wedding Planner

Jumping the Broom, Second Edition: The African-American Wedding Planner by Harriette Cole"This gorgeous book is not merely a wedding guide, but a celebration of African-American culture." —Billboard

Jumping the Broom is newly revised for the twenty-first century. The bestselling—and the first—comprehensive wedding guide

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In Our Hands: A Hand Surgeon's Tales of the Body's Most Exquisite Instrument

In Our Hands: A Hand Surgeon's Tales of the Body's Most Exquisite Instrument by Arnold Arem MDThe hand and its relationship to human identity

Over the twenty years that Arnold Arem has worked as a reconstructive hand surgeon, he has reflected on the impact of living with pain and questions of psychic well-being in the face of crippling injury

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The Arthritis Cure: The Medical Miracle That Can Halt, Reverse, And May Even Cure Osteoarthritis

The Arthritis Cure: The Medical Miracle That Can Halt, Reverse, And May Even Cure Osteoarthritis by Jason M. S. M. P. H. Theodosakis MD & Sheila Buff

Since its original publication in 1996, The Arthritis Cure has swept the nation, providing amazing relief for the millions who suffer chronic arthritis pain. By outlining a nine-point program that includes a new effective supplement, ASU, The Arthritis

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Cooking With Joy: The 90/10 Cookbook

Cooking With Joy: The 90/10 Cookbook by Joy M. S. R. D. C. D. N. Bauer & Rosemary Black

Why have so many people tried and loved Joy Bauer's 90/10 Weight-Loss Plan? The answer is simple: it works! On the 90/10 plan, dieters follow a balanced diet of 90% nutritious foods and 10% "Fun" foods-whatever you want, whenever you want. Since you don't

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Surviving the Extremes: A Doctor's Journey to the Limits of Human Endurance

Surviving the Extremes: A Doctor's Journey to the Limits of Human Endurance by Kenneth Kamler

Physiological constraints confine our bodies to less than one-fifth of the earth's surface. Beyond that fraction lie the extremes. What happens when we go to them?

Dr. Kenneth Kamler has spent years observing exactly what happens. A vice president of

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The Philosophy Gym: 25 Short Adventures in Thinking

The Philosophy Gym: 25 Short Adventures in Thinking by Stephen Law

From Descartes to designer babies, The Philosophy Gym poses questions about some of history's most important philosophical issues, ranging in difficulty from pretty easy to very challenging. He brings new perspectives to age-old conundrums while also

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Reimagining American Theatre

Reimagining American Theatre by Robert BrusteinIn his collection of essays and reviews, Robert Brustein makes the argument that the American Theatre is enjoying a renaissance that has not been unacknowledged.
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The American Creed: A Spiritual and Patriotic Primer

The American Creed: A Spiritual and Patriotic Primer by Forrest Church

What makes us all Americans--whatever our differences--is adherence to a creed, a creed based upon cornerstone truths the founders believed "self-evident." From the earliest days, the survival of the new republic hinged not merely upon the expression

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Words to Outlive Us: Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto

Words to Outlive Us: Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto by Michal Grynberg

The story of the Warsaw Ghetto told through twenty-eight never-before-published accounts-a precious and historic find.


In the history of the Holocaust, the Warsaw Ghetto stands as the enduring symbol of Jewish suffering and heroism. This collective

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Murder in Paradise

Murder in Paradise by Lisa PulitzerOn January 15, 2000, the bruised body of thirty-four-year-old Lois McMillan, a Connecticut artist vacationing in the British Virgin Islands, was discovered draped across the rocks of an inlet where she had apparently drowned in the Caribbean waves. Local
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Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting

Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting by Brett MilanoNot too far away from the flea markets, dusty attics, cluttered used record stores and Ebay is the world of the vinyl junkies. Brett Milano dives deep into the piles of old vinyl to uncover the subculture of record collecting. A vinyl junkie is not the
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Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo

Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo by Andy Greenwald

Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo tells the story of a cultural moment that's happening right now-the nexus point where teen culture, music, and the web converge to create something new.


While shallow celebrities dominate the headlines,

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American Studies

American Studies by Louis Menand

At each step of this journey through American cultural history, Louis Menand has an original point to make: he explains the real significance of William James's nervous breakdown, and of the anti-Semitism in T. S. Eliot's writing. He reveals the reasons

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In the Name of Science: A History of Secret Programs, Medical Research, and Human Experimentation

In the Name of Science: A History of Secret Programs, Medical Research, and Human Experimentation by Andrew GoliszekScience, as Andrew Goliszek proves in this compendious, chilling, and eye-opening book, has always had its dark side. Behind the bright promise of life-saving vaccines and life-enhancing technologies lies the true cost of the efforts to develop them. Knowledge
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The Saints' Guide to Happiness

The Saints' Guide to Happiness by Robert Ellsberg

A noted spiritual writer seeks answers to life's big questions in the stories of the saints

In All Saints---published in 1997 and already a classic of its kind---Robert Ellsberg told the stories of 365 holy people with great vividness and eloquence.

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Great Hollywood Wit: A Glorious Cavalcade of Hollywood Wisecracks, Zingers, Japes, Quips, Slings, Jests, Snappers, & Sass from t

Great Hollywood Wit: A Glorious Cavalcade of Hollywood Wisecracks, Zingers, Japes, Quips, Slings, Jests, Snappers, & Sass from t by Gene Shalit

Great Hollywood Wit rollicks with hilarious movie lines and backstage zingers-smart, tart, and (in Sir John Gielgud's case) wicked: "Ingrid Bergman speaks five languages and can't act in any of them." Julia Roberts, fashion buff: "I only put clothes

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Golf Etiquette

Golf Etiquette by Barbara Puett & Jim Apfelbaum

A revised, more focused edition of the essential golf etiquette handbook.


Tiger Wood's popularity has introduced golf to thousands. Very few, however know proper golf etiquette--which is essential to enjoying the game. The revised edition of the classic

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Halfway to Paradise

Halfway to Paradise by Tony Orlando & Patsi Bale CoxHe's known the world over for his heyday with Dawn, but that glittering 1970's whirl was just one chapter in Tony Orlando's rich life. Orlando began his showbiz career as a teen heartthrob with the single "Halfway to Paradise" and had a second successful
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Our Lady of 121st Street: Jesus Hopped the A Train In Arabia, We'd All Be Kings

Our Lady of 121st Street: Jesus Hopped the A Train In Arabia, We'd All Be Kings by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Stephen Adly Guirgis has been hailed as one of the most promising playwrights at work in America today. A masterful poet of the downtrodden, his plays portray life on New York's hardscrabble streets in a manner both tender and unflinching, while continually

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Grandma's Wartime Baking Book: World War II and the Way We Baked

Grandma's Wartime Baking Book: World War II and the Way We Baked by Joanne Lamb HayesAnyone who loves great American desserts will delight in Grandma's Wartime Baking Book. The result of extensive research, interviews, and recipe testing, Joanne Lamb Hayes's follow-up to Grandma's Wartime Kitchen delivers beloved and still irresistible
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People Before Profit: The New Globalization in an Age of Terror, Big Money, and Economic Crisis

People Before Profit: The New Globalization in an Age of Terror, Big Money, and Economic Crisis by Charles Derber

The issue of globalization-its promises, and more often, its shortcomings-commands worldwide attention. Recent events illuminate the dark side of globalization and underscore the urgent need to redesign its basic principles. The terrorist attacks on September

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You Don't Need Meat

You Don't Need Meat by Peter CoxA persuasive and practical guide to eliminating possibly dangerous, ethically dubious, and certainly chemically suspect meat from your family's diet. A bestseller in England, You Don't Need Meat has been totally updated and Americanized.
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A Lawyer's Life

A Lawyer's Life by Johnnie Cochran & David Fisher

The most famous lawyer in America talks about the law, his life, and how he has won.


Johnnie Cochran has been a lawyer for almost forty years. In that time, he has taken on dozens of groundbreaking cases and emerged as a pivotal figure in race relations

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World War II Letters: A Glimpse into the Heart of the Second World War Through the Eyes of Those Who Were Fighting It

World War II Letters: A Glimpse into the Heart of the Second World War Through the Eyes of Those Who Were Fighting It by Bill AdlerWriters from twenty Allied and Axis countries are gathered in this unique collection of letters from servicemen and -women to their friends, families, and sweethearts. World War II Letters gives an unbiased look into the lives of those who served throughout
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Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody

Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody by Ian Frazier

Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody is a collection of five extended essays that appeared in The New Yorker from 1978 to 1986. In the tradition of A. J. Liebling and Joseph Mitchell, Frazier raises journalism to high literary art. His vivid stories

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The Courage to Write: How Writers Transcend Fear

The Courage to Write: How Writers Transcend Fear by Ralph Keyes

Katherine Anne Porter called courage "the first essential" for a writer. E.B. White said that he admired anyone who "has the guts to write anything at all." In The Courage to Write, Ralph Keyes assures us that anxiety is felt by writers at every level,

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The Writer's Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication

The Writer's Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication by Ralph Keyes

In 1889, the editor of the San Francisco Examiner, having accepted an article from Rudyard Kipling, informed the author that he should not bother to submit any more. "This isn't a kindergarten for amateur writers," the editor wrote. "I'm sorry, Mr. Kipling,

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Roses: A Celebration

Roses: A Celebration by Wayne Winterrowd

Thirty-three eminent gardeners on their favorite rose


Among the plant kingdom, Rosa is a relatively small genus, comprising only about one hundred species around the globe. But as these species intercross, they have given rise to as many as thirty

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King James: Believe the Hype - -The LeBron James Story

King James: Believe the Hype - -The LeBron James Story by Ryan Jones

LeBron James is a six-foot-eight gift from the basketball heavens. For the past three years he was the undisputed finest high school player in America. He was the one NBA scouts drooled over, corporations dreamt of, event promoters begged for, and now

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How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God

How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God by Michael Shermer

Recent polls show that 96% of Americans believe in God. Why are people turning to religion in greater numbers than ever before? In How We Believe , Michael Shermer presents the results of an exhaustive empirical study in which he asked 10,000 Americans

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Diana and Jackie: Maidens, Mothers, Myths

Diana and Jackie: Maidens, Mothers, Myths by Jay Mulvaney

History has seen only a few women so magical, so evanescent, that they captured the spirit and imagination of their times. Diana, Princess of Wales and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis were two of these rare creatures. They were the most famous women of the

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Chechnya Diary: A War Correspondent's Story of Surviving the War in Chechnya

Chechnya Diary: A War Correspondent's Story of Surviving the War in Chechnya by Thomas GoltzChechnya Diary is a story about "the story" of the war in Chechnya, the "rogue republic" that attempted to secede from the Russian Federation at the time of the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Specifically, it is the story of the Samashki Massacre,
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The Essential Canon of Classical Music

The Essential Canon of Classical Music by David Dubal

The ultimate guide to classical composers and their music-for both the novice and the experienced listener


Music, according to Aaron Copland, can thrive only if there are "gifted listeners." But today's listeners must choose between classical and

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The Lost King of France: How DNA Solved the Mystery of the Murdered Son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette

The Lost King of France: How DNA Solved the Mystery of the Murdered Son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Deborah Cadbury

Royalty, revolution, and scientific mystery---the dramatic true account of the fate of Louis XVII, son of Marie Antoinette, and an extraordinary detective story that spans more than two hundred years.


Louis-Charles, Duc de Normandie, enjoyed a charmed

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The Poisoner: A Story of Family Secrets

The Poisoner: A Story of Family Secrets by Gail Bell

Years after Dr. William Macbeth died, his ornate medicine case passed to his estranged son. Over the protests of his family, the son buried it deep in the ground, out of sight and out of reach.


Then ten-years-old, Macbeth's granddaughter Gail Bell watched

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The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing: A Professional Guide to the Business, for Nonfiction Writers of All Experience Levels

The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing: A Professional Guide to the Business, for Nonfiction Writers of All Experience Levels by Timothy Harper

Whether you're just starting out, considering going full-time, or are already a successful freelance writer, you'll find the information and insights needed to take your work to the next level in this smart, thorough guide. Compiled by the prestigious

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In the Kingdom of the Fairies: A Memoir of a Magical Summer and a Remarkable Friendship

In the Kingdom of the Fairies: A Memoir of a Magical Summer and a Remarkable Friendship by Susan Coyne

When Susan Coyne was five years old her family went, as always, to spend the summer in a cottage on Lake of the Woods in Western Ontario. One of their neighbors was an elderly retired school administrator and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Moir, whose garden

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The Founding Fish

The Founding Fish by John McPhee

John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver

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The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World

The Eagle's Shadow: Why America Fascinates and Infuriates the World by Mark Hertsgaard

What America looks like to the rest of the world


Americans rarely used to think about the outside world. As the mightiest nation in history, the United States could do as it pleased. Now Americans have learned the hard way that what outsiders think

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The Stuff of Life: Profiles of the Molecules That Make Us Tick

The Stuff of Life: Profiles of the Molecules That Make Us Tick by Eric P. WidmaierIn The Stuff of Life , Eric P. Widmaier deconstructs the fundamental processes of the human body and focuses on those vital biological substances that aren't particularly well understood. By examining the blueprints that dictate what we are, Widmaier
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Angels of Death

Angels of Death by Gary C. King

The Accused: 13-year-old Derek King and his 12-year-old brother, Alex, Sunday school students with choirboy looks.


After midnight on November 26, 2001, someone bludgeoned Terry King to death while he slept, and set his Florida home afire. By the time

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What Ever: A Living Novel

What Ever: A Living Novel by Heather Woodbury

"May be the nearest thing to an American Ulysses . . . wildly funny and infinitely sad."

--Fintan O'Toole, The Irish times


Focusing on the lives of more than a dozen characters--among them the Oregon rave boy Skeeter; the progressive-thinking

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Not Much Just Chillin': The Hidden Lives of Middle Schoolers

Not Much Just Chillin': The Hidden Lives of Middle Schoolers by Linda PerlsteinA report from the front lines of the most formative-and least understood-years of children's lives

Suddenly they go from striving for A's to barely passing, or obsessing for hours over "boyfriends" they've barely spoken to. Former chatterboxes answer

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Take the Bully by the Horns: Stop Unethical, Uncooperative, or Unpleasant People from Running and Ruining Your Life

Take the Bully by the Horns: Stop Unethical, Uncooperative, or Unpleasant People from Running and Ruining Your Life by Sam Horn

How often have you wished you knew how to defuse the difficult people who wreak havoc on your life? Whether it's a neighbor who keeps disturbing your peace, an employer who manipulates you into unpaid overtime, a spouse who criticizes and controls your

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Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure

Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure by Paul AusterThis is the story of a young man's struggle to stay afloat. By turns poignant and comic, Paul Auster's memoir is essentially an autobiographical essay about money--and what it means not to have it. From one odd job to the next, from one failed scheme to
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Business School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Business School Experience: By Students, for Students

Business School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Business School Experience: By Students, for Students by Katherine F. Koegler & Robert H. Miller

Featuring an in-depth interview with the Director of Admissions at Tuck School of Business, ranked #1 by the Wall Street Journal.

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Against All Odds: Escape from Sierra Leone

Against All Odds: Escape from Sierra Leone by Phil AshbyIn West Africa's War-Ravaged Sierra Leone No One Was Getting Out Alive.

It Took the Courage of One Man to Change the Odds.

By 1990, Sierra Leone, once hailed as the 'Athens of West Africa', had degenerated into a savage battlefield, overtaken by rebel

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Pictures from the Heart: A Tarot Dictionary

Pictures from the Heart: A Tarot Dictionary by Sandra A. ThomsonFor hundreds of years, people have turned to the tarot for guidance and focus in seeking answers to life's questions. While millions use the Tarot regularly, much of its history, lore, and symbolism remain obscure--making it difficult for the user to get
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The Complete Cheapskate: How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out, and Break Free from Money Worries Forever

The Complete Cheapskate: How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out, and Break Free from Money Worries Forever by Mary Hunt

In need of a Money Makeover?


Let America's most popular cheapskate show you how to go from financial chaos to freedom and security--painlessly and in less time than you ever imagined.


Mary Hunt has helped thousands live a debt-free life with her popular

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Here's Lookin' At Lizzie: Talkin' About the Sensational Lizzie McGuire...

Here's Lookin' At Lizzie: Talkin' About the Sensational Lizzie McGuire... by Guen SubletteWith a hit show on the Disney Channel and a movie that topped the box office charts, Lizzie McGuire is the girl adored by millions across the country. She's full of personality, she's got fabulous style, and she somehow manages to survive every embarrassing
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I: The Creation of a Serial Killer: The Creation of a Serial Killer

I: The Creation of a Serial Killer: The Creation of a Serial Killer by Jack Olsen

Prize-winning journalist Jack Olsen, armed with unprecedented access to one of the most infamous serial killers in American history, provides a fascinating glimpse into the mind of a murderer in the killer's own words . . .


In February 1990, Oregon

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before by Tony Horwitz

In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Confederates in the Attic retraces the voyages of Captain James Cook, the Yorkshire farm boy who drew the map of the modern world


Captain James Cook's three epic

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Imperfect Harmony: How to Stay Married for the Sake of Your Children and Still Be Happy

Imperfect Harmony: How to Stay Married for the Sake of Your Children and Still Be Happy by Joshua ColemanDr. Coleman posits a controversial theory: you can have a happy life, regardless of the state of your marriage. To expect happiness in a modern marriage is wishful, foolish thinking. Not all marriages can be joyful, or even meaningful, but that isn't a
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Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst and Radical Naturalist

Wilhelm Reich: Psychoanalyst and Radical Naturalist by Robert S. CorringtonA stirring reappraisal of the brilliant, maligned psychoanalytic thinker

Robert S. Corrington offers the first thorough reconsideration of Wilhelm Reich's life and work since Reich's death in 1957. Reich was seventeen years old at the outbreak of World

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Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth-Century America

Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth-Century America by Steven Stoll

A major history of early Americans' ideas about conservation


Fifty years after the American Revolution, the yeoman farmers who made up a large part of the new country's voters faced a crisis. The very soil of American farms seemed to be failing, and

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The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling

The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling by David Gilmour

A major new biography of Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a unique figure in British history, a great writer as well as an imperial icon whose life trajectory matched that of the British Empire from its zenith to its final decades.

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John Adams: The American Presidents Series: The 2nd President, 1797-1801

John Adams: The American Presidents Series: The 2nd President, 1797-1801 by John Patrick Diggins

A revealing look at the true beginning of American politics


Until recently rescued by David McCullough, John Adams has always been overshadowed by Washington and Jefferson. Volatile, impulsive, irritable, and self-pitying, Adams seemed temperamentally

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Woodrow Wilson: The American Presidents Series: The 28th President, 1913-1921

Woodrow Wilson: The American Presidents Series: The 28th President, 1913-1921 by H. W. Brands

A comprehensive account of the rise and fall of one of the major shapers of American foreign policy


On the eve of his inauguration as President, Woodrow Wilson commented, "It would be the irony of fate if my administration had to deal chiefly with

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Mao in the Boardroom: Marketing Genius from the Mind of the Master Guerilla

Mao in the Boardroom: Marketing Genius from the Mind of the Master Guerilla by Gabriel Stricker

Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, and Ben and Jerry may think they were the first guerrilla marketers, but Mao beat them to the punch years ago. Get ready for the lessons of success from the original "Chairman" of the board. Mao in the Boardroom is the new

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I Sleep at Red Lights: A True Story of Life After Triplets

I Sleep at Red Lights: A True Story of Life After Triplets by Bruce Stockler

Bruce Stockler captures the chaos, joy and challenges of becoming the father of triplets in this hilarious, fast-paced, and refreshingly honest memoir.


From the moment Stockler and his wife, Roni, learn they have hit the fertility jackpot, their lives

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The Road to Cooperstown: A Father, Two Sons, and the Journey of a Lifetime

The Road to Cooperstown: A Father, Two Sons, and the Journey of a Lifetime by Tom Stanton

Every true baseball fan dreams of visiting Cooperstown. Some make the trip as boys, when the promise of a spot in the lineup with the Yankees or Red Sox or Tigers glows on the horizon, as certain as the sunrise. Some go later in life, long after their

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The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist

The Einstein File: J. Edgar Hoover's Secret War Against the World's Most Famous Scientist by Fred Jerome

From the moment of Einstein's arrival in the U.S. in l933 until his death in l955, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, with help from several other federal agencies, busied itself collecting "derogatory information" in an effort to undermine Einstein's influence and

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The Bear in the Attic

The Bear in the Attic by Patrick F. McManus

The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date.


Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential

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The Legendary Mizners

The Legendary Mizners by Alva JohnstonThe real-life adventures of Addison and Wilson Mizner, the subjects of the Stephen Sondheim musical Gold!

Alva Johnston's joint biography of Addison and Wilson Mizner is a delightful portrait of two of the early twentieth century's most clever and

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Tarot in the Spirit of Zen

Tarot in the Spirit of Zen by Osho

A unique and valuable resource for all students and practitioners of the Tarot


Includes 22 major arcana pop-out cards from the Osho Zen Tarot


A must have for owners of the phenomenally popular Osho Zen Tarot, this in-depth study of the meanings

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Hot Damn! Alligators in the Casino, Nude Women in the Grass, How Seashells Changed the Course of History, and Other Dispatches f

Hot Damn! Alligators in the Casino, Nude Women in the Grass, How Seashells Changed the Course of History, and Other Dispatches f by James W. Hall

James W. Hall is the critically acclaimed author of eleven crime novels, including Body Language and Blackwater Sound. He's also published four books of poetry. And several of his short stories have appeared in magazines like the Georgia Review

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In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors

In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors by Doug Stanton

A harrowing, adrenaline-charged account of America's worst naval disaster -- and of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survived.


On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a Japanese submarine. An estimated

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I Know What You Quoted Last Summer: Quotes and Trivia from the Most Memorable Contemporary Movies

I Know What You Quoted Last Summer: Quotes and Trivia from the Most Memorable Contemporary Movies by Jai Nanda

Think you know your movie quotes and trivia? Think again.


Covering the last twenty-five years of moviemaking, I Know What You Quoted Last Summer is packed with your favorite one-liners and trivia about the films, their stars, and their directors.


Do

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The Clinton Wars

The Clinton Wars by Sidney BlumenthalAn invaluable history of an extraordinary presidency, and the chronicle of a generation's political odyssey

When in 1997 Bill Clinton appointed Sidney Blumenthal as a senior advisor, the former writer was catapulted into the front lines of the Clinton

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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution by Francis Fukuyama

In 1989, Francis Fukuyama made his now-famous pronouncement that because "the major alternatives to liberal democracy had exhausted themselves," history as we knew it had reached its end. Ten years later, he revised his argument: we hadn't reached the

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Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time

Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time by Ingrid BengisA Russian American writer catapults herself into the maelstrom of Russian life at a time of seismic change for both

The daughter of Russian ?migr?s, Ingrid Bengis grew up wondering whether she was American or, deep down, "really Russian." In 1991, na?vely

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Elvis in Jerusalem: Post-Zionism and the Americanization of Israel

Elvis in Jerusalem: Post-Zionism and the Americanization of Israel by Tom SegevAs the Middle East conflict enters its most violent phase, Tom Segev offers a lively, contentious polemic against cherished and rigid notions of Israel's national unity and culture.

In his many works of history, Tom Segev has challenged the entrenched

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Dr. Atkins' Age-Defying Diet

Dr. Atkins' Age-Defying Diet by Robert C. Atkins MD

Millions of people around the world rely on Dr. Atkins' groundbreaking dietary advice-his amazing New Diet Revolution has topped the New York Times bestseller list for nearly four years! Now he offers the next step in health improvement-a powerful,

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Fighting Cancer From Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind For Healing

Fighting Cancer From Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind For Healing by Martin L. Rossman

A breakthrough guide for cancer patients on using the mind to treat the body, from a pioneer in complementary medicine


Recent research has shown that the mind can make a tremendous difference in not only the daily experience of living with cancer

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The Future of the Past

The Future of the Past by Alexander Stille

An engrossing look at the cultural consequences of technological change and globalization


Space radar, infrared photography, carbon dating, DNA analysis, microfilm, digital data bases-we have better technology than ever for studying and preserving

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The Little Princesses: The Story of the Queen's Childhood by her Nanny, Marion Crawford

The Little Princesses: The Story of the Queen's Childhood by her Nanny, Marion Crawford by Marion CrawfordOnce upon a time, in 1930s England, there were two little princesses named Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. Their father was the Duke of York, the second son of King George V, and their Uncle David was the future King of England.

We all know how the fairy

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Grounds for Golf: The History and Fundamentals of Golf Course Design

Grounds for Golf: The History and Fundamentals of Golf Course Design by Geoff Shackelford

Golfers dream of playing the legendary courses of the game: St. Andrews, Augusta National, Pinehurst, Pebble Beach. And anyone who has played the royal and ancient sport is an armchair architect at heart. From alterations for their home course to visions

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Sleeping on a Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel

Sleeping on a Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel by David Grossman

Israel describes itself as a Jewish state. What, then, is the status of the one-fifth of its citizens who are not Jewish? Are they Israelis, or are they Palestinians? Or are they a people without a country? How will a Palestinian state--if it is established--influence

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The Secret of Parenting: How to Be in Charge of Today's Kids - from Toddlers to Preteens - Without Threats or Punishment

The Secret of Parenting: How to Be in Charge of Today's Kids - from Toddlers to Preteens - Without Threats or Punishment by Anthony E. Wolf PhD

Essential advice from the author of the bestselling Get Out Of My Life

Today's children--from toddlers to preteens--challenge their parents in ways that would have been unthinkable a generation ago, notes Anthony E. Wolf, and parents are often uncertain

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Writing in the Dark, Dancing in The New Yorker: An Arlene Croce Reader

Writing in the Dark, Dancing in The New Yorker: An Arlene Croce Reader by Arlene CroceThe best of America's best writer on dance

"Theoretically, I am ready to go to anything-once. If it moves, I'm interested; if it moves to music, I'm in love."

From 1973 until 1996 Arlene Croce was The New Yorker's dance critic, a post created for

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Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival

Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival by Carl Safina

"One of the most delightful natural history studies in decades." --The Boston Globe


Eye of the Albatross takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safina's guide

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Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World

Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World by Eric Foner

A thought-provoking new book from one of America's finest historians


"History," wrote James Baldwin, "does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within

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Sex & the Married Girl: From Clicking to Climaxing - -the Complete Truth About Modern Marriage

Sex & the Married Girl: From Clicking to Climaxing - -the Complete Truth About Modern Marriage by Mandi NorwoodThe marriage revolution is at hand-it's going on right now, led by straight-shooting, brutally honest gloves-off contemporary Married Girls. With her fifteen years of experience at top women's magazines, Mandi Norwood speaks to this new generation of married
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What to Do If a Bird Flies in the House: And 72 Other Things You Ought to Know By Now

What to Do If a Bird Flies in the House: And 72 Other Things You Ought to Know By Now by Elizabeth Nix & Elizabeth Hurchalla

What to Do If a Bird Flies in the House is a girls' guide to solving life's most vexing problems

Everything You Thought You'd Know By Now (But Don't)

Don't be daunted by the daily dilemmas modern life throws at you! It may seem as though every able-bodied

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Plausible Portraits of James Lord: With Commentary by the Model

Plausible Portraits of James Lord: With Commentary by the Model by James Lord

Incisive reflections on more than twenty portraits of the author by some of the greatest artists of the last century


Over the course of his life as a friend and confidant of artists and collectors, and as a lover of art himself, James Lord has written

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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande

A brilliant and courageous doctor reveals, in gripping accounts of true cases, the power and limits of modern medicine.


Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate, to look inside with one's own eyes.

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The Murad Method: Wrinkle-Proof, Repair, and Renew Your Skin with the Proven 5-Week Program

The Murad Method: Wrinkle-Proof, Repair, and Renew Your Skin with the Proven 5-Week Program by Howard Murad & Dianne Lange

The renowned dermatologist's easy-to-follow, quick-results program to treat skin both inside and out, using widely available products

Since 1972, Dr. Howard Murad has been studying the effects of the environment, nutrition, and lifestyle on skin and

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Black Earth City: When Russia Ran Wild (And So Did We)

Black Earth City: When Russia Ran Wild (And So Did We) by Charlotte HobsonA young woman's heady encounter with the new Russia, as she and the country thrill to their first taste of freedom

It is September 1991 and the dismantling of the Soviet Union is under way. In Voronezh, a provincial town famous for its loamy black earth,

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Dating Your Mom

Dating Your Mom by Ian FrazierFrom the opening essay, "The Bloomsbury Group Live at the Apollo (Liner Notes from the New Best-Selling Album)" to the title piece that discusses ways in which you might begin a romance with your mother ("In today's fast-moving, transient, rootless society,
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The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution

The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution by Shulamith Firestone

"No one can understand how feminism has evolved without reading this radical, inflammatory second-wave landmark." --Naomi Wolf


Originally published in 1970, when Shulamith Firestone was just twenty-five years old, and going on to become a bestseller,

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Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944

Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944 by Aranka Siegal

Upon the Head of the Goat is the winner of the 1982 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction and a 1982 Newbery Honor Book.

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West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story

West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story by Tamim Ansary

A passionate personal journey through two cultures in conflict


Shortly after militant Islamic terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center, Tamim Ansary of San Francisco sent an e-mail to twenty friends, telling how the threatened U.S. reprisals against

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Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia

Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia by Michael Novacek

Hunting for fossils with a preeminent guide and teacher


Michael Novacek, a world-renowned paleontologist who has discovered important fossils on virtually every continent, is an authority on patterns of evolution and on the relationships among extinct

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Remembered Prisoners of a Forgotten War: An Oral History of Korean War POWs

Remembered Prisoners of a Forgotten War: An Oral History of Korean War POWs by Lewis H. CarlsonThe Korean War POW remains the most maligned victim of all American wars. For nearly half a century, the media, general public, and even scholars have described hundreds of these prisoners as "brainwashed" victims who uncharacteristically caved in to their
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A House in Corfu: A Family's Sojourn in Greece

A House in Corfu: A Family's Sojourn in Greece by Emma Tennant

The story of an unspoiled island and an English family making a home by the Aegean Sea.


In the early 1960s Emma Tennant's parents, on a cruise, spotted a magical bay and decided to build a house there.


This book is the story of that house, Rovinia,

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Close-up on Sunset Boulevard: Billy Wilder, Norma Desmond, and the Dark Hollywood Dream

Close-up on Sunset Boulevard: Billy Wilder, Norma Desmond, and the Dark Hollywood Dream by Sam Staggs

Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, a classic film noir and also a damning dissection of the Hollywood dream factory, evokes the glamour and ruin of the stars who subsist on that dream. It's also one long in-joke about the movie industry and those who

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The Gift of Jazzy

The Gift of Jazzy by Cindy AdamsThis is the true story of a savvy, seemingly tough columnist who could take on Clintons, Bushes, VIPs from New York to Hollywood--but is taken prisoner by the love of a tiny Yorkie who taught her more about joy and survival than any human could have.
After
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The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle

The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle by Robert Anasi

A gritty, spirited inside look at the world of amateur boxing today


The Golden Gloves tournament is center stage in amateur boxing-a single-elimination contest in which young hopefuls square off in steamy gyms with the boxing elite looking on.


Robert

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Urinetown: The Musical

Urinetown: The Musical by Greg Kotis & Mark Hollmann

Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Book, Urinetown is a tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.

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The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria

The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria by John Kiser

"The inspiration for the major motion picture "Of Gods and Men"


A true story of Christian love set against political terrorism in contemporary Algeria.


In the spring of 1996, militants of the Armed Islamic Group, today affiliated with Osama bin Laden's

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Arctic Homestead: The True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds

Arctic Homestead: The True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds by Charles W. Sasser & Norma Cobb

In 1973, Norma Cobb, her husband Lester and the their five children, the oldest of whom was nine years old and the youngest, twins, barely one, pulled up stakes in the lower 48 and headed north to Alaska to follow a pioneer dream of claiming land under

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A Death in Texas: A Story of Race, Murder and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption

A Death in Texas: A Story of Race, Murder and a Small Town's Struggle for Redemption by Dina Temple-Raston

An extraordinary account of how a small Texas town struggled to come to grips with its racist past in the aftermath of the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr.


On June 7, 1998, a forty-nine-year-old black man named James Byrd, Jr., was chained to the bumper

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The Copenhagen Papers: An Intrigue

The Copenhagen Papers: An Intrigue by Michael Frayn & David Burke

In a brilliant coda to the play Copenhagen, Michael Frayn receives mysterious letters that take him back to the theme of his bestselling novel, Headlong -- human folly, this time his own.


Michael Frayn's Copenhagen has established itself as one

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Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan

Samurai William: The Englishman Who Opened Japan by Giles Milton

An eye-opening account of the first encounter between England and Japan, by the acclaimed author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg


In 1611, the merchants of London's East India Company received a mysterious letter from Japan, written several years previously

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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One

The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One by Peter B. Kyne

The classic motivational parable (over 500,000 copies sold worldwide) that shows you how to make your own opportunities in life, updated for the modern reader by bestselling business author Alan Axelrod


Ever since its first printing by William Randolph

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The American Revolution

The American Revolution by Edward Countryman

A newly revised version of a classic in American history


When The American Revolution was first published in 1985, it was praised as the first synthesis of the Revolutionary War to use the new social history. Edward Countryman offered a balanced

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The Satanic Nurses: And Other Literary Parodies

The Satanic Nurses: And Other Literary Parodies by J. B. Miller

In J.B. Miller's alternative literary universe, Virginia Woolf has a crush on William Powell, Norman Mailer provides "The Rules" for dating, Bridget Jones writes "The Diary of Anais Nin," and J.D. Salinger sends letters to young starlets inviting them

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Addiction-Free: How to Help an Alcoholic or Addict Get Started on Recovery

Addiction-Free: How to Help an Alcoholic or Addict Get Started on Recovery by Gene Hawes MD & Anderson Hawes

A thorough guide about how to get help for a friend or loved one who is having problems with alcohol or other drugs. Provides places, names, numbers--who to call, what questions to ask, and what to expect. This invaluable guide includes six initial options

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The Gluten-free Gourmet Makes Dessert: More Than 200 Wheat-free Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Pies and Other Sweets

The Gluten-free Gourmet Makes Dessert: More Than 200 Wheat-free Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Pies and Other Sweets by Bette Hagman

From the leading expert in gluten-free cooking, a new book with more than two hundred recipes for delicious cakes, cookies, pies, and other desserts.


Bette Hagman's four cookbooks have sold more than 220,000 copies and established her as the leading

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Twisted: The secret desires and bizarre double life of Dr. Richard Sharpe

Twisted: The secret desires and bizarre double life of Dr. Richard Sharpe by John Glatt

He Had A Successful Career, A Selfless Wife, And Three Loving Children.


When high school sweethearts Karen and Richard Sharpe married, they shared an interest in medicine, a desire for family, and a dream for the future. For Karen, that dream became

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The Woman with a Worm in Her Head: And Other True Stories of Infectious Disease

The Woman with a Worm in Her Head: And Other True Stories of Infectious Disease by Pamela Nagami MD

A normal, healthy woman becomes host to a pork tapeworm that is burrowing into her brain and disabling her motor abilities.


A handsome man contracts Chicken Pox and ends up looking like the victim of a third degree burn.


A vigorous young athlete is

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How to Write and Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, the Military, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators,

How to Write and Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Executives, PR People, the Military, Fund-Raisers, Politicians, Educators, by Joan Detz

This newly updated guide offers sound advice on every aspect of writing and giving an effective speech. Filled with fresh examples and practical tips, this accessible book shows how to improve both the content and delivery of any presentation.


Learn

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Sinusitis Relief: none

Sinusitis Relief: none by Harvey Plasse & Shelagh Ryan MaslineThe most informative book yet on sinus problems, with up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatment, and management

More than thirty million people in the United States suffer from acute or chronic infections of the sinuses, and sinus medicines account

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