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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.
  • Civilization and Its Discontents

    By Sigmund Freud

    Our Price: $7.50 - $13.45
    • 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.
  • Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kingsley Amis

    By Kingsley Amis

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781596915282
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury
    • Published: May 2008
    Kingsley Amis was one of Great Britain's masters of comedic prose, whose work of over twenty novels and scores of criticism, poetry, and memoir, continues to influence comedy writers today. Now with 'Everyday Drinking',Amis's three works on the subject of boozing: 'Kingsley Amis on Drink', 'Every Day Drinking', and 'How's Your Glass?', are collected in one volume. Amis was known in his time as a socialite--and a lush! And now, his myriad thoughts on his favorite past time are served up, the wit: extra dry like his martinis. Included in the book are Amis' well-tested drink recipes, his musings on every aspect of a night's drinking, as well as a number of quizes just for fun.
  • Hitch-22: A Memoir

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446540339
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: June 2010
    One of the most noticed and debated public intellectuals of our time, despite decades on the public stage, Christopher Hitchens has rarely written of the private dimensions of his life - until now. The book is the candid,personal history of a complicated man: English-born and American by adoption, all atheist and partly Jewish, stalwartly bohemian (proudly flaunting 'drinking' along with 'disputation' as 'hobbies' in Who's Who), and rigorously intellectual. Here he discusses his famously unbending convictions, tracing the thread of principle that connects his opposition to war in Vietnam and his support for intervention in Iraq. Written in a mode that is anything but shy. Photos.
  • 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.
  • Mortality

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.95 - $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.
  • 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.
  • The Trial of Henry Kissinger

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781859846315
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: 2001
    The book investigates, in turn, Kissinger's involvement in the war in Indochina, planned assassinations in Santiago, Nicosia, and Washington D.C., and genocide in East Timor. The book amounts to a 'devastating indictment' - drawn on the basis of first-hand testimony, previously unpublished documentation, and broad sweeps through material released under the Freedom of Information Act. 159p.
  • 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 Jefferson: Author of America

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060837068
    • Publisher: Harper Collins
    • Published: May 2009
    In this unique biography of Thomas Jefferson, leading journalist and social critic Christopher Hitchens offers a startlingly new and provocative interpretation of our Founding Father—a man conflicted by power who wrote the Declaration of Independence and acted as ambassador to France yet yearned for a quieter career in the Virginia legislature. A masterly writer, Jefferson was an awkward public speaker. A professed proponent of emancipation, he elided the issue of slavery from the Declaration of Independence and continued to own human property. A reluctant candidate, he left an indelible presidential legacy. With intelligence, insight, eloquence, and wit, Hitchens gives us an artful portrait of a complex, formative figure and his turbulent era.

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