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  • Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Soccer

    By David Winner

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781590200551
    • Publisher: The Overlook Press
    • Published: July 2008
    A rollicking and peculiar study of Dutch culture is brought to life through a mysterious form of soccer called Total Football, a strange sport that continues to delight and befuddle observers around the world, vividly detailing a colorful cast of characters, including anarchists, church painters, skinheads, and Holland's beloved soccer players.
  • How Soccer Explains the World: An (Unlikely) Theory of Globalization

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060731427
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: July 2005
    Casting soccer as a metaphor representative of today's world issues, an analysis of the sport's reflection of history as well as its modern influence identifies commonalities between tribalism and globalization, explaining how such factors as terrorism, poverty, racism, and religion contribute to how the game is played today. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
  • How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780066212340
    • Publisher: HarperCollinsPublishers
    • Published: July 2004
    Using soccer as a metaphor for the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy, Franklin Foer has written an unique and brilliantly illuminating look at the world's most popular sport. Staff writer for the New Republic and frequent contributor to Slate.com, Foer takes us on a surprising tour through soccer, shattering the myths of our new global age along the way.
  • How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061978050
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: May 2011
    Emphatically insightful, this wide-ranging work of reportage takes readers on a surprising tour through the world of soccer, shining a spotlight on the clash of civilizations, the international economy, and just about everything in between. A riveting analysis of soccer's struggle in a globalizing world. Index. 271p.
  • Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780062340399
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: September 2014
    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The New Republic, an extraordinary anthology of essays culled from the archives of the acclaimed and influential magazine.Founded by Herbert Croly and Walter Lippmann in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the twentieth century’s most important thinkers.Insurrections of the Mind is an intellectual biography of this great American political tradition. In seventy essays, organized chronologically by decade, a stunning collection of writers explore the pivotal issues of modern America. Weighing in on the New Deal; America’s role in war; the rise and fall of communism; religion, race, and civil rights; the economy, terrorism, technology; and the women’s movement and gay rights, the essays in this outstanding volume speak to The New Republic’s breathtaking ambition and reach. Introducing each article, editor Franklin Foer provides colorful biographical sketches and amusing anecdotes from the magazine’s history. Bold and brilliant, Insurrections of the Mind is a celebration of a cultural, political, and intellectual institution that has stood the test of time.Contributors include: Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, George Orwell, Graham Greene, Philip Roth, Pauline Kael, Michael Lewis, Zadie Smith, William Faulkner, Ralph Ellison, James Wolcott, D. H. Lawrence, John Maynard Keynes, Langston Hughes, John Updike, and Margaret Talbot.
  • Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781455516124
    • Publisher: Twelve
    • Published: October 2013
  • World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $13.50 - $15.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781101981115
    • Publisher: Penguin Press
    • Published: September 2017
  • World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

    By Franklin Foer

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781101981122
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: September 2018

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