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  • 1776

    By David McCullough

    Our Price: $9.00
    Kindle Price: $13.99
    • 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.
  • Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

    By John Julius Norwich

    Our Price: $20.00
    • 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: $6.95 - $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

    Our Price: $10.00
    Kindle Price: $12.99
    • 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.
  • Adjustment Day: A Novel

    By Chuck Palahniuk

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393652598
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 2018
    Pre-ordering does not guarantee a signed copy or grant event admission.
  • Adulthood is a Myth: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection

    By Sarah Andersen

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781449474195
    • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
    • Published: March 2016
    Are you a special snowflake? Do you love networking to advance your career? Have you never wasted a fresh new day surfing the internet? Ugh. This book is not for you. Please go away.Sarah's Scribbles — casually drawn, perfectly on-point comics by young Brooklyn-based artist Sarah Andersen — confront head-on the horrors, anxiety, and awkwardness of modern adult life. From the agony of holding hands with a gorgeous guy to the yawning pit of hell that is the wifi gone down to the eye-watering pain of eating too-hot pizza because one cannot stand to wait for it to cool down, Sarah fearlessly documents it all.Like the work of fellow Millennial authors Allie Brosh, Grace Helbig, and Gemma Correll, Sarah's total frankness on extremely personal issues such as body image, self-consciousness, introversion, relationships, and bra-washing makes her comics highly relatable and consistently hilarious.
  • Age of Anger: A History of the Present

    By Pankaj Mishra

    Our Price: $13.50 - $24.30
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374274788
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: February 2017
  • Age of Blight: Stories

    By Kristine Ong Muslim

    Our Price: $7.00
    Kindle Price: $9.14
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781939419569
    • Publisher: The Unnamed Press
    • Published: February 2016
    What if the end of man is not caused by some cataclysmic event, but by the nature of humans themselves? In Age of Blight, a young scientist's harsh and unnecessary experiments on monkeys are recorded for posterity; children are replaced by their doppelgangers, which emerge like flowers in their backyards; and two men standing on opposing cliff faces bear witness to each other's terrifying ends.Age of Blight explores a kind of post-future, in which the human race is finally abandoned to the end of its history. Muslim's poetic vignettes explore the nature of dystopia itself, often to darkly humorous effect, as when the spirit of Laika (the Russian space dog that perished on Sputnik 2) tries to befriend a satellite, or when Beth, the narrator's older sister, returns from the dead. The collection is illustrated throughout by the charcoal drawings of RISD artist Alessandra Hogan.In haunting and precise prose, Kristine Ong Muslim posits that humanity's downfall will be both easily preventable and terrifyingly inevitable, for it depends on only one thing: human nature.
  • Alan Turing: The Enigma (The Book That Inspired The Film The Imitation Game)

    By Andrew Hodges

    Our Price: $8.95
    Kindle Price: $9.96
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780691164724
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: 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.
  • All We Can Do Is Wait

    By Richard Lawson

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780448494111
    • Publisher: Razorbill
    • Published: February 2018
    In the hours after a bridge collapse rocks their city, a group of Boston teenagers meet in a hospital waiting room. In his riveting debut, "Vanity Fair" film critic Lawson guides readers through an emotional and life-changing night as these teens are forced to face the reality of their pasts...and the prospect of very different futures
  • All the Birds in the Sky

    By Charlie Jane Anders

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.39
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780765379955
    • Publisher: Tor Books
    • Published: April 2017
  • All the Light We Cannot See

    By Anthony Doerr

    Our Price: $8.50 - $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781501173219
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: April 2017
  • Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood

    By Mari Andrew

    Our Price: $12.00 - $19.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781524761431
    • Publisher: Clarkson Potter
    • Published: March 2018
    Pre-ordering does not guarantee a signed copy or grant event admission.
  • American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

    By Monica Hesse

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781631490514
    • Publisher: Liveright
    • Published: July 2017
  • American War

    By Omar El Akkad

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780451493583
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: April 2017

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