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Leap Write In!
Leap Write In!
Translated by Karen Benke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800159
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Leap Write In!
Adventures in Creative Writing to Stretch and Surprise Your One-of-a-Kind Mind
Translated by Karen Benke


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $14.95

Invite your jittery mind into quiet slips of timed or untimed writing experiments that are designed to encourage your timid heart to forge forgotten feelings and entice your shy-self to make friends with emerging emotions. With a bounty of prompts to select from, you’ll be inspired to explore all the wacky... Read more >
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition
Written by Living Language and Dulce Marcello
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972088
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Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition
Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Dulce Marcello


Format: Package, 368 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $49.99

Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so... Read more >
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Essential Edition
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Essential Edition
Written by Living Language and Dulce Marcello
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972071
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Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Essential Edition
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Dulce Marcello


Format: Package, 240 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $22.99

The Essential package is a unique multimedia introduction to Brazilian Portuguese.
 
At the core of Brazilian Portuguese, Essential Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words... Read more >
Second Mencken Chrestomathy
Second Mencken Chrestomathy
Written by H.L. Mencken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831118
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Second Mencken Chrestomathy

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Before there was any such thing as political correctness, H. L. Mencken was flouting it. He was also cheerfully deriding the precursors of family values and lambasting the guardians of public virtue. This historic new collection is further evidence that Mencken was our most astute, stylish, and biliously funny commentator on... Read more >
Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .
Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .
Written by Fred W. Friendly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824400
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Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control . . .

Written by Fred W. Friendly


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

This discourse on the importance of television in society presents Friendly's uncannily prescient views on the corrosive effect of money on the news business, the sensationalization of news reporting, and the viewing public's appetite for quality broadcasting.

With Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly practically invented television journalism. Through telling anecdotes and... Read more >
On an Irish Island
On an Irish Island
Written by Robert Kanigel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389879
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On an Irish Island
The Lost World of the Great Blasket
Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

On an Irish Island tells the remarkable story of a remote outpost nearly untouched by time in the first half of the twentieth century, and of the adventurous men and women who visited and were inspired by it.

In a love letter to a vanished way of life, Robert Kanigel brings to...

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Discovering Words

Written by Julian Walker


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

For 1500 years English has built new words or taken them from other languages and changed their form and often their meaning to make them the words we use today. When we explore the journeys, arrivals and changes of these words, they present us with some extraordinary stories. School for example... Read more >
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Discovering Words in the Kitchen

Written by Julian Walker


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Throughout history, the English language has reflected social changes, trade routes, and waves of fashion. This book examines the histories of the names of foods, ingredients, utensils, drinks, cooking methods, and dishes to show how the vocabulary of English has reflected the ways speakers of the language have interacted with their... Read more >
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Team Talk
Sporting Words and their Origins
Written by Julian Walker


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Have you ever wondered why we talk about a handicap in sport, why boxing is so named, or whether a dumbbell ever rang? It was during the nineteenth century that hitherto local games with relaxed and varying rules were formalized. During this process terminologies developed to refer to these new standardized... Read more >
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The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
Written by Fred W. Friendly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307824424
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The Good Guys, the Bad Guys and the First Amendment
Free Speech Vs. Fairness in Broadcasting
Written by Fred W. Friendly


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

Unlike newspapers, TV and radio broadcasting is subject to government regulation in the form of the FCC and the Fairness Doctrine, which requires stations "to devote a reasonable amount of broadcast time to the discussion of controversial issues" and "to do so farily, in order to afford reasonable opportunity for opposing... Read more >
College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition
College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307945228
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College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In this 5th edition of College Essays that Made a Difference, you’ll find:

• 114 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Princeton... Read more >
Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069750
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604723
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition
College Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307945211
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition, you’ll find:

• 114 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford...

Read more >
Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972477
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Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $49.99

English, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia program that is designed for speakers of any language. It takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of English, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches...

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Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972460
Our Price: $22.99
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Living Language English for Japanese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language


Format: Package, 240 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $22.99

English, Essential Edition is a unique multimedia introduction to English for speakers of any language.
 
At the core of English, Essential Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just... Read more >
Censored 2013
Censored 2013
Edited by Mickey Huff, Illustrated by Khalil Bendib, Contribution by Project Censored
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804220
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Censored 2013
The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011-2012
Edited by Mickey Huff
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Contribution by Project Censored


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $19.95

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group--a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff--has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought... Read more >
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Censored 2013
The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2011-2012
Edited by Mickey Huff
Illustrated by Khalil Bendib
Contribution by Project Censored


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $19.95

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group--a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff--has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought... Read more >
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Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972453
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Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk


Format: Package, 384 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $49.99

English, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia program that is designed for speakers of any language. It takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of English, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches...

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Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972446
Our Price: $22.99
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Living Language English for Chinese Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk


Format: Package, 224 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $22.99

English, Essential Edition is a unique multimedia introduction to English for speakers of any language.
 
At the core of English, Essential Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just...

Read more >
Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972613
Our Price: $49.99
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Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Complete Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk


Format: Package, 384 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $49.99

English, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia program that is designed for speakers of any language. It takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.
 
At the core of English, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches...

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Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780307972606
Our Price: $22.99
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Living Language English for Spanish Speakers, Essential Edition (ESL/ELL)
Beginner course, including coursebook, 3 audio CDs, and free online learning
Written by Living Language and Erin Quirk


Format: Package, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $22.99

English, Essential Edition is a unique multimedia introduction to English for speakers of any language.
 
At the core of English, Essential Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just... Read more >
The Spell of the Sensuous
The Spell of the Sensuous
Written by David Abram
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830555
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The Spell of the Sensuous
Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
Written by David Abram


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $11.99

Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This is a major work of ecological philosophy that startles... Read more >
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Sign Language Made Simple
Sign Language Made Simple
Written by Karen Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823267
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Sign Language Made Simple
A Complete Introduction to American Sign Language
Written by Karen Lewis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2012
Price: $9.99

Sign Language Made Simple will include five Parts:

Part One: an introduction, how to use this book, a brief history of signing and an explanation of how signing is different from other languages, including its use of non-manual markers (the use of brow, mouth, etc in signing.)
Part Two: Fingerspelling: the signing alphabet... Read more >
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Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish
Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish
Written by Margarita Madrigal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307754875
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Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish

Written by Margarita Madrigal


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2012
Price: $9.99

Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills.

Original B & W illustrations.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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