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Men's Lives
Men's Lives
Written by Peter Matthiessen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819703
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Men's Lives

Written by Peter Matthiessen


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $12.99

An eloquent portrayal of a disappearing way of life of the Long Island fishermen whose voices--humorous, bitter and bewildered--are as clear as the threatened beauty of their once quiet shore. Read more >
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Roberts Ridge
Roberts Ridge
Written by Malcolm MacPherson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440335603
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Roberts Ridge

Written by Malcolm MacPherson


Format: eBook, 350 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $7.99

Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the man’s fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule now: leave no one behind. In this gripping you-are-there... Read more >
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Jim Henson
Jim Henson
Written by Brian Jay Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345526113
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Jim Henson
The Biography
Written by Brian Jay Jones


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $35.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGE

For the first time ever—a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century’s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson

 
He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but... Read more >
The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604839
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
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The News: A User's Manual
The News: A User's Manual
Written by Alain De Botton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307379122
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The News: A User's Manual

Written by Alain De Botton


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

The news is everywhere. We can’t stop constantly checking it on our computer screens, but what is this doing to our minds?
 
We are never really taught how to make sense of the torrent of news we face every day, writes Alain de Botton (author of the best-selling The Architecture of Happiness)... Read more >
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400050192
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Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage
America's Love Lab Experts Share Their Strategies for Strengthening Your Relationship
Written by John Gottman, Ph.D., Julie Schwartz Gottman and Joan DeClaire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $15.00

In 1994, Dr. John Gottman and his colleagues at the University of Washingto— made a startling announcement: Through scientific observation and mathematical analysis, they could predict—with more than 90 percent accuracy—whether a marriage would succeed or fail. The only thing they did not yet know was how to turn a failing... Read more >
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Written by Jared Diamond, Read by Doug Ordunio
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307932426
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Guns, Germs, and Steel
The Fates of Human Societies
Written by Jared Diamond
Read by Doug Ordunio


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $25.00

Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history’s broadest patterns.

The story begins 13,000 years ago, when Stone Age hunter-gatherers constituted the... Read more >
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Five Days at Memorial
Five Days at Memorial
Written by Sheri Fink, Read by Kirsten Potter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128100
Our Price: $25.00

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Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Written by Sheri Fink
Read by Kirsten Potter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.00

Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina – and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice
 
In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws...

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Man and His Symbols
Man and His Symbols
Written by Carl Gustav Jung
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800558
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Man and His Symbols

Written by Carl Gustav Jung


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $7.99

Illustrated throughout with revealing images, this is the first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psychologist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739315293
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $45.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
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