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  • A Handbook on Hanging

    By Charles Duff

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780940322677
    • Publisher: New York Review of Books
    • Published: February 2001
    Being a short Introduction to the fine Art of Execution, containing much useful Information on Neck-breaking, Throttling, Strangling, Asphyxiation, Decapitation, and Electrocution; Data and Wrinkles on Hangmanship; with the late Mr. Hangman Berry's Method and his pioneering List of Drops; to which is added an Account of the Great Nuremberg Hangings; a Ready Reckoner for Hangmen; and many other items of interest.
  • Arguably: Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455502783
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: September 2012
    Spanning four remarkable decades, a collection includes the best-selling author's early writings on civil rights, Vietnam and international incidents, as well as his inflammatory -- and now infamous -- columns on the Clintons, the Catholic Church, Mother Theresa, radical Islam and an array of meditations on contemporary politics and political figures. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
  • Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

    By Aldous Huxley

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060776091
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: July 2005
    (HarperPerennial Modern Classics). 'Brave New World,' first published in 1932, presents Huxley's vision of the future in which, through the most efficient scientific and psychological engineering, people are genetically designed to be passive and therefore consistently useful to the ruling class. As a powerful work of speculative fiction, it sheds a critical light on society. In 'Brave New World Revisited'(1958), Huxley uses his knowledge of human relations to compare the modern-day world with the prophetic fantasy envisioned in his earlier utopic fiction, including threats to humanity, such as overpopulation, propaganda, & chemical persuasion. 340p.
  • God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780446697965
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2009
    With his unique fusion of erudition and wit, Hitchens addresses the most urgent issue of our time: the malignant force of religion in the world. In this eloquent argument with the faithful, he makes the ultimate case against dogma (and for a more secular approach to life) through a close and learned reading of the major theological texts. Hitchens tells the personal story of his own dangerous encounters with religion and describes his intellectual journey toward a secular view of life based on science and reason. Christopher Hitchens passed away on December 15, 2011. References, Index. A National Book Award Finalist. 320p.
  • Hons and Rebels

    By Jessica Mitford

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590171103
    • Publisher: New York Review Books
    • Published: September 2004
    (NYRB Classics). Jessica Mitford, the great muckraking journalist, was part of a legendary English aristocratic family. Hons and Rebels is the hugely entertaining tale of Mitford’s upbringing, which was, as she dryly remarks, “not exactly conventional…” This work stands as a family portrait, a tale of youthful folly and high-spirited adventure, a study in social history, and a love story – all in one! 284p.
  • Infidel

    By Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743289696
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: April 2008
    This memoir hit bestseller lists across the country and its author appeared on a host of national TV shows when first published in hardcover. Ultimately a celebration of triumph over adversity, the book recounts the intellectual comingof age of an outspoken, pioneering freedom fighter - from her Muslim childhood to her activism in the Netherlands, and her current life under armed guard in the West. 368p.
  • Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560255802
    • Publisher: Nation Books
    • Published: November 2004
    This 'Christopher Hitchens Reader' showcases America's leading polemicist's rejection of consensus and cliche. Whether reporting from abroad in Indonesia, Kurdistan, Iraq, North Korea, or Cuba, or mercilessly pummeling Bill Clinton, Noam Chomsky, Mel Gibson, Michael Bloomberg, or Mother Teresa, Hitchens' perspective is that of the astute contrarian armed with a savage wit. Consistently over the past decade, he's demonstrated an ability to ever differentiate Thomas Jefferson from Thomas the Tank Engine. 475p.
  • Orient Express: An Entertainment

    By Graham Greene

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142437919
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: August 2004
    Illustrates the unusual relationship between a man and a woman traveling on the Orient Express.
  • Our Man in Havana

    By Graham Greene

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780142438008
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: July 2007
    Follows the plight of Wormold, a former vacuum cleaner salesman, who becomes a slave to the expensive whims of his thirteen-year-old daughter, Milly, and takes on a job for MI6 as Secret Agent 5920015 to pay for them. Reissue.
  • Peace and Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine in the Middle East Peace Process

    By Edward W. Said

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679767251
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: January 1996
    Essays by the Palestinian American political analyist examine the challenges to Palestine and Israel in the Middle East peace process
  • The Adventures of Augie March

    By Saul Bellow

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143039570
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: October 2006
    Hailed as an American classic upon its publication in 1953, 'The Adventures of Augie March' holds the title of the Great American Novel - albeit with some worthy challengers nipping at Augie's heel.Nevertheless, this exuberant narrator-hero, a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Great Depression, makes himself available for a series of occupations, then proudly rejects each one as unworthy. His own oddity is reflected in the companions he encounters - plungers, schemers, risk-takers, and 'hole-and-corner' operators like the would-be tycoon Einhorn or the would-be siren Thea, who travels with an eagle trained to hunt small creatures & gather new readers!
  • The Parthenon Marbles: The Case for Reunification

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844672523
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: April 2008
    The Parthenon Marbles (formerly known as the Elgin Marbles), designed and executed by Pheidias to adorn the Parthenon, are perhaps the greatest of all classical sculptures. In 1801, Lord Elgin, then ambassador to the Turkish government, had chunks of the frieze sawn off and shipped to England, where they were subsequently seized by Parliament and sold to the British Museum to help pay off Elgin's debts.This scandal, exacerbated by the inept handling of the scultpures by their self-appointed guardians, remains unresolved to this day. In his fierce, eloquent account of a shameful piece of British imperial history, Christopher Hitchens makes the moral, artistic, legal and political case for re-unifying the Parthenon frieze in Athens.The opening of the New Acropolis Museum emphatically trumps the British Museum's long-standing (if always questionable) objection that there is nowehere in Athens to house the Parthenon Marbles. With contributions by Nadine Gordimer and Professor Charalambos Bouras, The Parthenon Marbles will surely enbd all arguments about where these great treasures belong, and help bring a two-centuries-old disgrace to a just conclusion.
  • The Trial of Henry Kissinger

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455522972
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2012
    Calling upon personal testimony and documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, chronicles the life of Henry Kissinger, linking him to events including the war in Indochina and genocide in East Timor.
  • Thomas Paine's Rights of Man

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802143839
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: September 2008
    (Books That Changed the World series). A political descendant of the great pamphleteer (Declaration of the Rights of Man, 1791), Christopher Hitchens marvels at Paine's philosophical eloquence, and the extent to which the form of his writing laid foundation to the American experiment. As a proponent of 'the rights of man', Paine's commitment is second to none. Notes, Index. 158p.
  • Why Orwell Matters

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465030507
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: September 2003
    'Trenchant & critical,' this biographical essay assesses the life and myth of the 20th-century's foremost political hair-raiser. Answering both the detractors and the false claimants, Hitchens destabilizes the facade of Orwell's cookie cutter and rebuts his critics ice pick by ice pick. 'A provocative encounter of wit, contention, and historical truth.' 211p.

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