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Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times
Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times
By Penguin Press
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ean: 9780399185427, isbn: 0399185429,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Town, an equally merciless probing of America's biggest cultural force, pro football, at a moment of peak success and high anxietyLike millions of Americans, Mark Leibovich has spent more of his l...


StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond
StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond
By NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
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mpn: 9781426217272, ean: 9781426217272, isbn: 1426217277,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This illustrated companion to the popular podcast and National Geographic Channel show is an eye-opening journey for anyone curious about our universe, space, astronomy and the complexities of the cosmos. For decades, beloved astrophysicist Neil de...


Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century (American Century)
Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century (American Century)
By Hill and Wang
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ean: 9780809001330, isbn: 0809001330,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Coney Island: the name still resonates with a sense of racy Brooklyn excitement, the echo of beach-front popular entertainment before World War I. Amusing the Million examines the historical context in which Coney Island made its reputation as an amu...


Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
By Nation Books
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ean: 9781568586137, isbn: 1568586132,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
We now live in two Americas. One—now the minority—functions in a print-based, literate world that can cope with complexity and can separate illusion from truth. The other—the majority—is retreating from a reality-based world into one of false cer...


New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future
New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future
By Verso
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ean: 9781786635471, isbn: 178663547X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
How the Information Age destroys knowledgeAs the world around us increases in technological complexity, our understanding of it diminishes. Underlying this trend is a single idea: the belief that our existence is understandable through computation, a...


Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen
Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen
By Tuttle Publishing
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ean: 9784805312797, isbn: 4805312793,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Traveling to Japan has never been so much fun—visit the land of anime, manga, cosplay, hot springs and sushi!This graphic Japan travel guide is the first of its kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective. Cool Japan Guide takes...


The Science of Interstellar
The Science of Interstellar
By W W Norton Company
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mpn: 22838611, ean: 9780393351378, isbn: 0393351378,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
A journey through the otherworldly science behind Christopher Nolan’s award-winning film, Interstellar, from executive producer and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Kip Thorne.Interstellar, from acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, takes us on a fan...


Rules of the Game
Rules of the Game
By It Books
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mpn: 3656837, ean: 9780061911699, isbn: 0061911690,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Neil Strauss, New York Times bestselling author of The Game, now brings readers a portable, omnibus paperback edition of his box set Rules of the Game—a unique how-to guide for pickup artists (The StyleLife Challenge) and a volume of Game stories (...




The Southerner's Handbook: A Guide to Living the Good Life
The Southerner's Handbook: A Guide to Living the Good Life
By Harperwave
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mpn: 9780062242389, ean: 9780062242389, isbn: 0062242385,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Whether you live below the Mason Dixon Line or just wish you did, The Southerner’s Handbook is your guide to living the good life. Curated by the editors of the award-winning Garden & Gun magazine, this compilation of more than 100 instructional an...


Travesti: Sex, Gender, and Culture among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture)
Travesti: Sex, Gender, and Culture among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes (Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture)
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226461007, isbn: 0226461009,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews


Sociology of North American Sport
Sociology of North American Sport
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190854102, isbn: 0190854103,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Now in its eleventh edition, Sociology of North American Sport offers a compact yet comprehensive and integrated perspective on sport in North American society. Bringing a unique viewpoint to the subject, George H. Sage, D. Stanley Eitzen, and Becky ...


The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
By Vintage Books
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mpn: 33152727, ean: 9780307390998, isbn: 0307390993,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
A New Yorker and Fortune Best Book of the YearAnalyzing the strategic maneuvers of today’s great information powers–Apple, Google, and an eerily resurgent AT&T–Tim Wu uncovers a time-honored pattern in which invention begets industry and in...


SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: 10374438, ean: 9780060889586, isbn: 0060889586,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics—the long awaited follow-up to the...


Zero Hour for Gen X: How the Last Adult Generation Can Save America from Millennials
Zero Hour for Gen X: How the Last Adult Generation Can Save America from Millennials
By Encounter Books
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ean: 9781594039942, isbn: 1594039941,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
In Zero Hour for Gen X, Matthew Hennessey calls on his generation, Generation X, to take a stand against tech-obsessed millennials, apathetic baby boomers, utopian Silicon Valley “visionaries,” and the menace to top them all: the soft totalitaria...


Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters
Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters
By Seal Press CA
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ean: 9781580055611, isbn: 1580055613,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Newly revised and updated, the #1 must-read book for a new generation of feminists who refuse to accept anything less than equality and justice for all women Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism embodies the forward-looking messag...


Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story
Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story
By Transform Press
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mpn: 13469594, ean: 9780963009609, isbn: 0963009605,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Tells the tale of a psychopharmacologist and his wife/research partner, and recounts decades devoted to the creation and investigation of psychedelic drugs as tools for the study of the human mind. Altered state experiences are explored in the contex...


The Tempest (Norton Critical Editions)
The Tempest (Norton Critical Editions)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: bibliography, ean: 9780393978193, isbn: 0393978192,

The Tempest presents some of Shakespeare’s most insightful meditations on the cycle of life―ending and beginning, death and regeneration, bondage and freedom. This Norton Critical Edition is based on the First Folio text and is accompanied by exp...


Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists
Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists
By imusti
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ean: 9780520274709, isbn: 0520274709,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Here, by popular demand, is the updated edition to Joel Best's classic guide to understanding how numbers can confuse us. In his new afterword, Best uses examples from recent policy debates to reflect on the challenges to improving statistical litera...


Global Beauty, Local Bodies
Global Beauty, Local Bodies
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781349478392, isbn: 1349478393,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
This collection of original scholarly work and first-person accounts takes globalization processes and the transnational links these processes create as the jumping-off point for an examination of what it means to be, have, or aspire to a beautiful b...



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