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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
    • 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.
  • Civilization and Its Discontents

    By Sigmund Freud

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393304510
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: August 2010
    Written in the decade before his death, CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS may be Sigmund Freud's most famous and most brilliant work. Originally published in 1930 - praised, dissected, lambasted, interpreted, & reinterpreted - it seeks to answer several questions fundamental to human society and its organization: What influences led to the creation of civilization? Why and how did it come to be? What determines civilization's trajectory? Freud's theories on the effect of the knowledge of death on human existence and the birth of art are centrl to his work. Bibiliography & Author Index; General Index. 186p.
  • Hons and Rebels

    By Jessica Mitford

    Our Price: $7.95 - $8.50
    • 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.
  • Letters to a Young Contrarian

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465030330
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: April 2005
    The author, a world-class provocateur, inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels and all other versions of angry young wo/men. Exploring the entire range of 'contrary positions' from noble dissident to `gratuitous pain in the butt', Hitchens introduces the next generation to the minds & misfits who inspire him - invoking such mentors as Emile Zola, Rosa Parks, and George Orwell. Bound to be a classic in the field of 'the importance of disagreement.' 141p.
  • 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.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $5.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781455522552
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: September 2012
    The author Hitch-22 describes his ultimately losing battle with esophageal cancer while writing columns for Vanity Fair on politics and culture and also describing his personal and philosophical view of life and death. (biography & autobiography). Simultaneous.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781848879218
    • Publisher: Atlantic Books
    • Published: September 2012
    The world's greatest contrarian confronts his own death in this brave and unforgettable book.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.50 - $13.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455502769
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: 2014
    The author Hitch-22 describes his losing battle with esophageal cancer while writing columns for Vanity Fair on politics and culture and also describing his personal and philosophical view of life and death. 12,5000 first printing.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.95 - $11.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781455502752
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: September 2012
    "Courageous, insightful and candid thoughts on malady and mortality from one of our most celebrated writers"--Provided by the publisher.
  • Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia 1992-95

    By Joe Sacco

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781560974703
    • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
    • Published: January 2002
    Comic strips reveal the lives of those living in the Muslim enclave of Gorazde during the Bosian war, describing how they survived Serbian attacks that left them without access to the outside world, electricity, or running water.
  • The Best American Essays 2010

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780547394510
    • Publisher: Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • Published: October 2010
    Twenty-one selections. Contributors, among others, include: Elife Batuman, 'The Murder of zleo Tolstoy'; Brian Doyle, 'Irreconcilable Dissonance'; Jane Kramer, 'Me, Myself, and I'; PHillip Lopate, 'Brooklyn the Unknowable'; David Sedaris, 'Guy Walks into a Bar Car'; John Edgar Wideman, 'Fatheralong'; James Wood, 'A Fine Rage'. Contributors Notes; Notable Essays of 2009. 272p.
  • The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781859840542
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: April 1997
    Explores the work of Mother Teresa, questioning her association with corrupt and cruel leaders and discussing the way wealthy western society promotes her as a celebrity

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