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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385663
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804177283
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.
 
In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received a phone call that would challenge every... Read more >
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Meditations
Meditations
Written by Marcus Aurelius, Translated by Gregory Hays
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968255
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Meditations
A New Translation
Written by Marcus Aurelius
Translated by Gregory Hays


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $10.00

A new translation, with an Introduction, by Gregory Hays
 
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121–180) succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a.d. 161—and Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. With a profound understanding of human behavior, Marcus provides insights, wisdom, and practical...

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The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553103748
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The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
Updated and Expanded Edition
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $40.00

In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing.  It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies.  The book was on the cutting edge of what was then... Read more >
The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455772
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral...

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The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Black Swan: Second Edition
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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ISBN: 9780812973815
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The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.00

The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A black swan is... Read more >
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What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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The Myth of Sisyphus
The Myth of Sisyphus
Written by Albert Camus
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ISBN: 9780679733737
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The Myth of Sisyphus
And Other Essays
Written by Albert Camus


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 1991
Price: $14.95

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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780553385465
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $22.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for years...

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Meditations
Meditations
Written by Marcus Aurelius, Translated by Gregory Hays
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588361738
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Meditations
A New Translation
Written by Marcus Aurelius
Translated by Gregory Hays


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $9.99

Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behavior, it remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. Marcus’s... Read more >
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