• And Yet...

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476772066
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: November 2015
    An anthology of seminal essays by the late author of god is not Great includes his case against religious faith, arguments in favor of intervention in Iraq, indictments against leading political figures and tributes to writers and thinkers who influenced his career.
  • Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited

    By Aldous Huxley

    Our Price: $16.99
    • 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.
  • Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kinglsey Amis

    By Kingsley Amis

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781596916289
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury
    • Published: April 2010
    Amis's wisdom on the cherished subject of drinking. Along with a series of well-tested recipes the book includes Amis's musings on The Hangover, The Boozing Man's Diet, The Mean Sod's Guide, and How Not to Get Drunk - all leavened with fun quizzes on the making and drinking of alcohol all over the world. A full-glass cocktail of wry humor and distilled knowledge. Index. 302p.
  • God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446579803
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: 2007
    With his pummeling erudition and wit, journalist Christopher Hitchens addresses the most urgent issue of our time: the malignant force of religion in the world. Redefining the debate about religion in public life, Hitchens takes on the faithful, arguing eloquently to make the ultimate case against religion through a close & learned reading of the major religious texts. Citing the personal story of his own dangerous encounters with faith, Hitchens describes his intellectual journey toward a secular view of life based on science and reason, in which the heavens are replaced by the Hubble telescope's awesome view and the double helix replaces Moses and the burning bush. 307p.
  • Lines of Dissent: Writing from the New Statesman, 1913-1988

    By Stephen Howe

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780860912071
    • Publisher: Verso
    • Published: September 1988
    Gathers essays by Samuel Beckett, E.M. Forster, Graham Greene, D.H. Lawrence, Malcolm Muggeridge, J.B. Priestly, Bertrand Russell, and Rebecca West
  • Our Man in Havana

    By Graham Greene

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    • 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

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    • 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
  • Safe Area Gorazde: The War In Eastern Bosnia 1992-95

    By Joe Sacco

    Our Price: $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 Adventures of Augie March

    By Saul Bellow

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    • 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 Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455523009
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: April 2012
    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.
  • The Sixties: Diaries, Volume Two, 1960-1969

    By Christopher Isherwood

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061180194
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: December 2010
    This second volume of Christopher Isherwood's remarkable diaries opens on his fifty-sixth birthday, as the fifties give way to the decade of social and sexual revolution. Isherwood takes the reader from the bohemian sunshine of Southern California to a London finally swinging free of postwar gloom, to the racy cosmpolitanism of New York and to the raw Australian outback. he charts his ongoing quest for spiritual certainty under the guidance of his Hindu guru, and he reveals in reckless detail the emotional drama of his love for the American painter Don Bachardy, thrity years his junior and struggling to establish his own artistic identity. The diaries are crammed with wicked gossip and probing psychological insights about the cultural icons of the time - from Francis Bacon to Gore Vidal. But the diaries are most revealing about Isherwood himself - his fiction, his film writing, his college teaching, and his affairs of the heart. In the background run references to the political and historical events of the period. , i.e., the Vietnam War, the Summer of Love. An unparalleled chronicle with open-ended consequences. Glossary, Index. 756p.
  • The Trial of Henry Kissinger

    By Christopher Hitchens

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    • 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

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    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Vanity Fair's Hollywood

    By Christopher Hitchens

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670891412
    • Publisher: Viking Studio
    • Published: 2000
    Classic and contemporary photographs, essays, and caricatures covering nearly a century of cinematic idol worship, from 1914 to today; the power, beauty, and glamour of those whose artificial paradise we refuse to surrender, excepting our surrender to the likes of Garbo, Madonna, Gable, and Nicholson. Photo-images from Cecil Beaton to Annie Leibovitz to Mario Testino. Color/black-and-whit photography. 320p.