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  • #Fashion Vol. 1

    By Matin Zad

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
  • 1776

    By David McCullough

    Our Price: $9.00
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743226721
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
    • Published: June 2006
    In this stirring book, the acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian ('Truman,' 'John Adams') tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence - when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have dissolved. The darkest hours of that tumultuous year were as dark as any Americans have known. The book is testimony to how much is owed to a rare few in that brave founding epoch. Illus., 48 b&w photographs. 400p.
  • Abraham: The First Historical Biography

    By David Rosenberg

    Our Price: $6.00
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465070954
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: March 2007
    Breaking new ground, David Rosenberg protrays Abraham as a man whose experience, and therefore his legacy, is informed by the culture that produced him. He reveals for the first time how Sumerian culture and beliefs underpin the momentous encounter with Abraham's God. Index. 342p.
  • Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $8.95
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812978841
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Published: May 2012
    In a chronicle that captures nearly two thousand years of inspiration and intrigue, John Julius Norwich recounts in riveting detail the histories of the most significant popes and what they meant politically, culturally, and socially to Rome and to the world. Photo insert. Index. 528p.
  • Absurdistan

    By Gary Shteyngart

    Our Price: $7.50
    Kindle Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812971675
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Published: April 2007
    From the bestselling author of 'The Russian Debutante's Handbook.' In his second novel, the very Russian & rotund Misha Vainberg wants to travel to the South Bronx to visit his Latin sweetheart, but the INS will not grant him a visa. It turns out the oil-rich imaginary nation of Absurdistan may be able to get him a Belgian passport. But after civl war breaks out, Misha, accidentally, becomes the Minister of Multi-Cultural Affairs, and must fight against an evil American company whose name quixotically rhymes with 'Halliburton.' A hilariously warped mockery of geopolitics, media, and war. A NY Times Book Review Book of the Year. 333p.
  • Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

    By Peter H. Diamandis

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781451614213
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: February 2012
    A contrarian assessment of the near future explains how rapidly growing technologies and other powerful forces will be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of all people, profiling the revolutionary work of leading innovators in such areas as energy, health care and education. 50,000 first printing.
  • The Acid House

    By Irvine Welsh

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780099435013
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: May 2009
    The characters in this collection by the author of "Trainspotting" are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined. Stereotypes are at once celebrated and destroyed, as the protagonists find themselves on unfamiliar ground.
  • Alan Turing: The Enigma (The Book That Inspired the Film 'The Imitation Game')

    By Andrew Hodges

    Our Price: $8.95
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780691164724
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: November 2014
    The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades--all before his suicide at age forty-one. This New York Times-bestselling biography of the founder of computer science, with a new preface by the author that addresses Turing's royal pardon in 2013, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life. Capturing both the inner and outer drama of Turing's life, Andrew Hodges tells how Turing's revolutionary idea of 1936--the concept of a universal machine--laid the foundation for the modern computer and how Turing brought the idea to practical realization in 1945 with his electronic design. The book also tells how this work was directly related to Turing's leading role in breaking the German Enigma ciphers during World War II, a scientific triumph that was critical to Allied victory in the Atlantic. At the same time, this is the tragic account of a man who, despite his wartime service, was eventually arrested, stripped of his security clearance, and forced to undergo a humiliating treatment program--all for trying to live honestly in a society that defined homosexuality as a crime. The inspiration for a major motion picture starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, Alan Turing: The Enigma is a gripping story of mathematics, computers, cryptography, and homosexual persecution.
  • Alif the Unseen

    By G. Willow Wilson

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780802120205
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: July 2012
    Forced underground when his ex-lover's new fiancé breaches his computer, putting him and his clients in jeopardy, young Arab-Indian hacker and shielder Alif discovers the secret book of the jinn and uses its insights to enable life-threatening developments in information technology. By the creator of the acclaimed comics Air and Vixen.
  • All That Man Is

    By David Szalay

    Our Price: $13.00 - $26.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781555977535
    • Publisher: Graywolf Press
    • Published: October 2016
  • All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

    By Rebecca Traister

    Our Price: $24.30
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476716565
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: March 2016
    "In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award­-finalist Rebecca Traister, "the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country" (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. For legions of women, living single isn't news; it's life. In 2009, the award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies--a book she thought would be a work of contemporary journalism--about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change--temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more.Today, only twenty percent of Americans are wed by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal." All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life andhow we got here, through the lens of the single American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, All the Single Ladies is destined to be a classic work of social history and journalism. Exhaustively researched, brilliantly balanced, and told with Traister's signature wit and insight, this book should be shelved alongside Gail Collins's When Everything Changed"--
  • An American Dream

    By Norman Mailer

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780007204960
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: May 2006
    First published in 1965, the novel is a powerful exploration of one man's quest for depravity. War hero, ex-congressman, television personality and husband of the rich and beautiful Deborah, Stephen Rojack is living the American Dream - until the constant 'itch ot jump' fainally conquers him and he strangles his luscious wife, unleashing a personality of undreamt-of ferocity. Catapulted into an alien world of gangsters, crumbling tenements and downtown bars, he meets cherry, a small-time singer who ekes out a living in sleazy nightclubs, waiting for a break. Soon he's falling for her. 238p.
  • American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

    By Jeffrey Toobin

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385536714
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: August 2016
    An account of the sensational 1974 kidnapping and trial of Patty Hearst describes the efforts of her family to secure her release, Hearst's baffling participation in a bank robbery and the psychological insights that prompted modern understandings about Stockholm syndrome.
  • The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It

    By Richard Hofstadter

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679723158
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: April 1989
    First published in 1948. A revised edition of the classic study of American political culture and politics from the Founding Fathers to FDR. 'A kind of intellecutal histgory of the assumption behind American politics.This edition includes a Foreword by Christopher Lasch. Bibliographical Essay, Index. 519p.
  • Amnesia Moon

    By Jonathan Lethem

    Our Price: $9.90
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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780571225309
    • Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited
    • Published: December 2004
    Since the war came and the bombs fell, Hatfork, Wyoming has been a broken-down, mutant-ridden town. Young Chaos lives in the projection booth of the abandoned multiplex cinema, trying to blot out his present, but unable to remember hispast. Then, over a can of dog food, the local tyrant Kellogg reveals to Chaos that those bombs never actually fell. The truth, in fact, is a little more complicated, leading Chaos to set out on a road trip through a post-apocalyptic USA. 247p.

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