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The Happiness of Pursuit
The Happiness of Pursuit
Written by Chris Guillebeau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348843
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The Happiness of Pursuit
Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life
Written by Chris Guillebeau


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $25.00

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.
 
When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s... Read more >
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The Happiness of Pursuit
The Happiness of Pursuit
Written by Chris Guillebeau
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ISBN: 9780385348850
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The Happiness of Pursuit
Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life
Written by Chris Guillebeau


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.
 
When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s... Read more >
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The Happiness of Pursuit
The Happiness of Pursuit
Written by Chris Guillebeau, Read by George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804165235
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The Happiness of Pursuit
Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life
Written by Chris Guillebeau
Read by George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.50

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.
 
When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s... Read more >
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People I Want to Punch in the Throat
People I Want to Punch in the Throat
Written by Jen Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345549839
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People I Want to Punch in the Throat
Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges
Written by Jen Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A debut collection of witty, biting essays laced with a surprising warmth, from Jen Mann, the writer behind the popular blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat

 
People I want to punch in the throat:
• anyone who feels the need to bling her washer and dryer
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People I Want to Punch in the Throat
People I Want to Punch in the Throat
Written by Jen Mann
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ISBN: 9780345549983
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People I Want to Punch in the Throat
Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges
Written by Jen Mann


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A debut collection of witty, biting essays laced with a surprising warmth, from Jen Mann, the writer behind the popular blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat

 
People I want to punch in the throat:
• anyone who feels the need to bling her washer and dryer
... Read more >
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The Perfect Score Project
The Perfect Score Project
Written by Debbie Stier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956682
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The Perfect Score Project
One Mother's Journey to Uncover the Secrets of the SAT
Written by Debbie Stier


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $15.00

Save yourself time, money, and frustration by reading The Perfect Score Project, one of the most compulsively readable guides to SAT test-prep ever written, and a down-to-earth reminder of the things that really matter in life.

The project began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her teenage son, Ethan, who...

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Public Enemy
Public Enemy
Written by Bill Ayers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061107
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Public Enemy
Confessions of an American Dissident
Written by Bill Ayers


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $16.00

In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”
 
Labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the McCain campaign in 2008 and used by the radical right in an attempt to castigate Obama for "pallin' around... Read more >
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Rare Bird
Rare Bird
Written by Anna Whiston-Donaldson, Foreword by Glennon Melton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781601425195
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Rare Bird
A Memoir of Loss and Love
Written by Anna Whiston-Donaldson
Foreword by Glennon Melton


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $22.99

I wish I had nothing to say on the matter of loss, but I do. Because one day I encouraged my two kids to go out and play in the rain, and only one came home….


Now a New York Times bestseller!
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On the other side of heartbreak, a story of hope rises... Read more >
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Rare Bird
Rare Bird
Written by Anna Whiston-Donaldson, Foreword by Glennon Melton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781601425218
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Rare Bird
A Memoir of Loss and Love
Written by Anna Whiston-Donaldson
Foreword by Glennon Melton


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $11.99

I wish I had nothing to say on the matter of loss, but I do. Because one day I encouraged my two kids to go out and play in the rain, and only one came home….


Now a New York Times bestseller!
________________________________________________________________________
 
On the other side of heartbreak, a story of hope rises... Read more >
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World Order
World Order
Written by Henry Kissinger, Read by Nicholas Hormann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611763157
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World Order

Written by Henry Kissinger
Read by Nicholas Hormann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $45.00

A deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder

Henry Kissinger has traveled the world, advised presidents, and been a close observer and participant in the central foreign policy events of our era. Now he offers his analysis of the twenty first century’s ultimate challenge: how to build a... Read more >
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World Order
World Order
Written by Henry Kissinger, Read by Nicholas Hormann
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780698179608
Our Price: $45.00

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World Order

Written by Henry Kissinger
Read by Nicholas Hormann


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $45.00

“Dazzling and instructive . . . [a] magisterial new book.” —Walter Isaacson, Time
 
Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising presidents, traveling the world, observing and shaping the central... Read more >
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I'll Drink to That
I'll Drink to That
Written by Betty Halbreich and Rebecca Paley, Read by Jane Curtin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780698179615
Our Price: $40.00

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I'll Drink to That
A Life in Style, with a Twist
Written by Betty Halbreich and Rebecca Paley
Read by Jane Curtin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 4, 2014
Price: $40.00

A classic tale of personal transformation amid a stunning backdrop of old world glamour and current high style, Betty Halbreich moves from a trapped woman to a ferociously independent icon

Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim’s repertoire, she has... Read more >
Driven
Driven
Written by Donald Driver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385349161
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Driven
From Homeless to Hero, My Journeys On and Off Lambeau Field
Written by Donald Driver


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.00

The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career.

When he was picked in the seventh-round of 1999 NFL draft, Donald Driver couldn’t find Green Bay on a map. He was given little...

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Magnificent Obesity
Magnificent Obesity
Written by Martha Moravec
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578265053
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Magnificent Obesity
My Search for Wellness, Voice and Meaning in the Second Half of Life
Written by Martha Moravec


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.95

The voice of a generation, speaking on issues of mortality, body image, health and dreams deferred, Magnificent Obesity recounts one woman’s effort to look honestly and compassionately at her obesity through the lenses of anxiety, addiction, aging and agnosticism. Although things don’t always turn out the way she’d hoped or planned... Read more >
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Magnificent Obesity
My Search for Wellness, Voice and Meaning in the Second Half of Life
Written by Martha Moravec


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $9.99

The voice of a generation, speaking on issues of mortality, body image, health and dreams deferred, Magnificent Obesity recounts one woman’s effort to look honestly and compassionately at her obesity through the lenses of anxiety, addiction, aging and agnosticism. Although things don’t always turn out the way she’d hoped or planned... Read more >
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Tracks (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Tracks (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Robyn Davidson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872451
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Tracks (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
Written by Robyn Davidson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.95

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Robyn Davidson's opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company with the following words: “I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing...

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Up Ghost River
Up Ghost River
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307399878
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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $32.00

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing.
 
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario...

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Up Ghost River
Up Ghost River
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo
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ISBN: 9780307399908
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Up Ghost River
A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
Written by Edmund Metatawabin and Alexandra Shimo


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.99

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing.
 
In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario...

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12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
Written by Solomon Northup
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997339
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12 Years a Slave

Written by Solomon Northup


Format: eBook, 225 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

One of the best and most enduring of the slave narratives, it is a frank, incisive depiction of slavery in the American south.
 
Solomon was an African American born free in New York during the 19th century, but was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the south. Twelve Years a... Read more >
In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt, Read by Lorna Raver
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553546422
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.50

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353472
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $25.95

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
In a Rocket Made of Ice
Written by Gail Gutradt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353489
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In a Rocket Made of Ice
Among the Children of Wat Opot
Written by Gail Gutradt


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $12.99

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the... Read more >
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946690
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.95

In February 2011, Hooman Majd disembarked at the Tehran airport, a place he had passed through many times to visit family or accompany a news crew. But this time he had his wife, Karri; his infant son, Khash; and an oversize stroller in tow—and plans to stay for a year. Few... Read more >
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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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The Burning of the World
The Burning of the World
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan, Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan, Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
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ISBN: 9781590178096
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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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