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The Corpse Walker
The Corpse Walker
Written by Liao Yiwu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388377
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The Corpse Walker
Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up
Written by Liao Yiwu


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.95

The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner... Read more >
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Worlds at War
Worlds at War
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9780812968903
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Worlds at War
The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $18.00

Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas. It begins with ancient Greece and its epic fight against the Persian Empire, then sweeps to Rome... Read more >
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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Written by Daniel L. Everett
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ISBN: 9780307377791
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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes
Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
Written by Daniel L. Everett


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he lived with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians in central Brazil. Daniel Everett arrived among the Pirahã with his wife and three young children hoping to convert the tribe to Christianity. Everett quickly became... Read more >
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. . . And His Lovely Wife
. . . And His Lovely Wife
Written by Connie Schultz
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ISBN: 9780812976878
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. . . And His Lovely Wife
A Campaign Memoir from the Woman Beside the Man
Written by Connie Schultz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.00

Writing with warmth and humor, Connie Schultz reveals the rigors, joys, and absolute madness of a new marriage at midlife and campaigning with her husband, Sherrod Brown, now the junior senator from Ohio. She describes the chain of events leading up to Sherrod’s decision to run for the Senate (he would... Read more >
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Worlds at War
Worlds at War
Written by Anthony Pagden
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ISBN: 9781588366788
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Worlds at War
The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $13.99

Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas, and whose issues have never been more urgent.

Worlds At War begins in the ancient world, where Greece... Read more >
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The Bone Woman
The Bone Woman
Written by Clea Koff
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ISBN: 9780307431998
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The Bone Woman
A Forensic Anthropologist's Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda, Bosni a, Croatia, and Kosovo
Written by Clea Koff


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In the spring of 1994, Rwanda was the scene of the first acts since World War II to be legally defined as genocide. Two years later, Clea Koff, a twenty-three-year-old forensic anthropologist analyzing prehistoric skeletons in the safe confines of Berkeley, California, was one of sixteen scientists chosen by the UN... Read more >
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Deep Ancestry
The Landmark DNA Quest to Decipher Our Distant Past
Written by Spencer Wells


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $12.95

Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using... Read more >
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. . . And His Lovely Wife
. . . And His Lovely Wife
Written by Connie Schultz
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ISBN: 9781588366283
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. . . And His Lovely Wife
A Memoir from the Woman Beside the Man
Written by Connie Schultz


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $11.99

Writing with warmth and humor, Connie Schultz reveals the rigors, joys, and absolute madness of a new marriage at midlife and campaigning with her husband, Sherrod Brown, now the junior senator from Ohio. She describes the chain of events leading up to Sherrod’s decision to run for the Senate (he would... Read more >
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Goat
Goat
Written by Brad Land
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ISBN: 9780812969689
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Goat
A Memoir
Written by Brad Land


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $12.95

Reeling from a terrifying assault that has left him physically injured and psychologically shattered, nineteen-year-old Brad Land must also contend with unsympathetic local police, parents who can barely discuss “the incident” (as they call it), a brother riddled with guilt but unable to slow down enough for Brad to keep up... Read more >
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The Bone Woman
The Bone Woman
Written by Clea Koff
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ISBN: 9780812968859
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The Bone Woman
A Forensic Anthropologist's Search for Truth in the Mass Graves of Rwanda, Bosnia, Croatia, and Kosovo
Written by Clea Koff


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $16.00

In 1994, Rwanda was the scene of the first acts since World War II to be legally defined as genocide. Two years later, Clea Koff, a twenty-three-year-old forensic anthropologist, left the safe confines of a lab in Berkeley, California, to serve as one of sixteen scientists chosen by the United Nations... Read more >
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