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The Architecture of Happiness
The Architecture of Happiness
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277244
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The Architecture of Happiness

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $18.00

The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs... Read more >
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The Poetics of Space
The Poetics of Space
Written by Gaston Bachelard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807064733
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The Poetics of Space

Written by Gaston Bachelard


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 1, 1994
Price: $16.00

Thirty years since its first publication in English, French philosopher Gaston Bachelard's The Poetics of Space one of the most appealing and lyrical explorations of home. Bachelard takes us on a journey, from cellar to attic, to show how our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories, and...

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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417848
Our Price: $12.99
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

#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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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553802023
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The Universe in a Nutshell

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $35.00

Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years... Read more >
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On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo
On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo
Written by Friedrich Nietzsche, Edited by Walter Kaufmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679724629
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On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo

Written by Friedrich Nietzsche
Edited by Walter Kaufmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 17, 1989
Price: $14.95

The great philosopher's major work on ethics, along with ECCE HOMO, Nietzche's remarkable review of his life and works. Translated by Walter Kaufmann. 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 San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus Best Book of the Year

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... Read more >
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Just Babies
Just Babies
Written by Paul Bloom
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ISBN: 9780307886859
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Just Babies
The Origins of Good and Evil
Written by Paul Bloom


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $15.00

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone.
 
From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that it is...

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The Rebel
The Rebel
Written by Albert Camus
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ISBN: 9780679733843
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The Rebel
An Essay on Man in Revolt
Written by Albert Camus


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 1, 1992
Price: $14.95

By one of the most profoundly influential thinkers of our century, The Rebel is a classic essay on revolution. For Albert Camus, the urge to revolt is one of the "essential dimensions" of human nature, manifested in man's timeless Promethean struggle against the conditions of his existence, as well as the... Read more >
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Saving Simon
Saving Simon
Written by Jon Katz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345531193
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Saving Simon
How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
Written by Jon Katz


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

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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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996272
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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