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Charlatan
Charlatan
Written by Pope Brock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307339898
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Charlatan
America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Written by Pope Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

“An extraordinary saga of the most dangerous quack of all time...entrancing” –USA Today

In 1917, John R. Brinkley–America’s most brazen con man–introduced an outlandish surgical method for restoring fading male virility.

It was all nonsense, but thousands of eager customers quickly made “Dr.” Brinkley one of America’s richest men–and a national... Read more >
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"I Heard You Paint Houses"
"I Heard You Paint Houses"
Written by Charles Brandt, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739384459
Our Price: $22.50

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"I Heard You Paint Houses"
Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa
Written by Charles Brandt
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $22.50

I Heard You Paint Houses offers listeners a riveting account of the disappearance of known crimminal Jimmy Hoffa. Read more >
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Up Against the Wall Motherf**er
Up Against the Wall Motherf**er
Written by Osha Neumann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228494
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Up Against the Wall Motherf**er
A Memoir of the '60s, with Notes for Next Time
Written by Osha Neumann


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $16.95

They called themselves the Motherfuckers; others called them a "street gang with an analysis." Osha Neumann's thoughtful, funny, and honest account of his part in ’60s counterculture is also an unflinching look at what all that rebellion of the past means today. The fast moving story follows the establishment of the... Read more >
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My Life As a Spy
My Life As a Spy
Written by John A. Walker, Jr.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026594
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My Life As a Spy

Written by John A. Walker, Jr.


Format: Hardcover, 349 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $25.99

John A. Walker Jr. was a Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist for the US Navy. In 1985, he was arrested for selling classified secrets to the Soviet Union. Upon his arrest it was revealed that he had been acting as a spy from 1968 to 1985 and that his son... Read more >
Empire of Blue Water
Empire of Blue Water
Written by Stephan Talty
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307236616
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Empire of Blue Water
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2008
Price: $16.00

A May 2007 Book Sense Pick

“Talty’s vigorous history of seventeenth-century pirates of the Caribbean will sate even fickle Jack Sparrow fans. . . . A pleasure to read from bow to stern.”
—Entertainment Weekly

The passion and violence of the age of exploration and empire come to vivid life in this story... Read more >
"I Heard You Paint Houses"
Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa
Written by Charles Brandt


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2008
Price: $2.99

"I Heard you Paint Houses" are the first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran. To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors. In the course of nearly five years of recorded interviews Frank Sheeran... Read more >
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Outlaw Biker
Outlaw Biker
Written by Richard Hayes and Mary Gardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780806528991
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Outlaw Biker
My Life At Full Throttle
Written by Richard Hayes and Mary Gardner


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2008
Price: $13.95

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Charlatan
Charlatan
Written by Pope Brock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307409652
Our Price: $11.99
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Charlatan
America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Written by Pope Brock


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $11.99

In 1917, after years of selling worthless patent remedies throughout the Southeast, John R. Brinkley–America’s most brazen young con man–arrived in the tiny town of Milford, Kansas. He set up a medical practice and introduced an outlandish surgical method using goat glands to restore the fading virility of local farmers.

It was... Read more >
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The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead
The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead
Written by David Shields, Read by Don Leslie
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739359297
Our Price: $17.50

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The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead

Written by David Shields
Read by Don Leslie


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $17.50

Mesmerized–at times unnerved–by his ninety-seven-year-old father’s nearly superhuman vitality and optimism, David Shields undertakes an investigation of the human physical condition. The result is this exhilarating audiobook: both a personal meditation on mortality and an exploration of flesh-and-blood existence from crib to oblivion–an exploration that paradoxically prompts a renewed and profound... Read more >
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News of a Kidnapping
News of a Kidnapping
Written by Gabriel García Márquez, Translated by Edith Grossman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400034932
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News of a Kidnapping

Written by Gabriel García Márquez
Translated by Edith Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors’ perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He...

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Flying Close to the Sun
Flying Close to the Sun
Written by Cathy Wilkerson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227718
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Flying Close to the Sun
My Life and Times as a Weatherman
Written by Cathy Wilkerson


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $18.95

Flying Close to the Sun is the stunning memoir of a white middle-class girl from Connecticut who became a member of the Weather Underground, one of the most notorious groups of the 1960s. Cathy Wilkerson, who famously escaped the Greenwich Village townhouse explosion, here wrestles with the
legacy of the movement, at... Read more >
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Empire of Blue Water
Empire of Blue Water
Written by Stephan Talty
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307382757
Our Price: $11.99
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Empire of Blue Water
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $11.99

He challenged the greatest empire on earth with a ragtag bunch of renegades—and brought it to its knees. Empire of Blue Water is the real story of the pirates of the Caribbean.

Henry Morgan, a twenty-year-old Welshman, crossed the Atlantic in 1655, hell-bent on making his fortune. Over the next three decades... Read more >
A Criminal and An Irishman
A Criminal and An Irishman
Written by Patrick Nee, Richard Farrell and Michael Blythe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586421229
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A Criminal and An Irishman
The Inside Story of the Boston Mob - IRA Connection
Written by Patrick Nee, Richard Farrell and Michael Blythe


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $16.95

Former rival and associate of James "Whitey" Bulger tells all. After returning from Vietnam where he served as a combat Marine, Pat Nee fought a gang war against Whitey Bulger. When members of Nee's Mullen gang killed the leader of Bulger's Killeen faction, Nee arranged for the dispute to be mediated by Howie Winter and Patriarca crime family captain Joseph... Read more >
Sing a Battle Song
Sing a Battle Song
Edited by Bernardine Dohrn, Bill Ayers and Jeff Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227268
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Sing a Battle Song
The Revolutionary Poetry, Statements, and Communiques of the Weather Underground 1970-1974
Edited by Bernardine Dohrn, Bill Ayers and Jeff Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $19.95

Outraged by the Vietnam War and racism in America, a group of young American radicals announced their intention to "bring the war home." The Weather Underground waged a low-level war against the U.S. government through much of the 1970s, bombing the Capitol building, breaking Timothy Leary out of prison, and evading... Read more >
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