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What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
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ISBN: 9780679644156
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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What You Want Is in the Limo
What You Want Is in the Limo
Written by Michael Walker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992885
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What You Want Is in the Limo
On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
Written by Michael Walker


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic joyride through three history-making tours in 1973 that defined rock and roll superstardom—the money, the access, the excess—forevermore.
 
The Who’s Quadrophenia. Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy. Alice Cooper’s Billion Dollar Babies. These three unprecedented tours—and the albums that inspired them—were the most ambitious of these artists’ careers... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Spacefarers
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623199
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

The recent 50th anniversaries of the first human spaceflights by the Soviet Union and the United States, and the 30th anniversary of the launching of the first U.S. Space Shuttle mission, have again brought to mind the pioneering accomplishments of the first quarter century of humans in space. Historians, political scientists... Read more >
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Gods Like Us
Gods Like Us
Written by Ty Burr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390844
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Gods Like Us
On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame
Written by Ty Burr


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

With 8 Pages of Black-and-White Photographs

In this captivating history of stardom, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr traces our obsession with fame from the dawn of cinema through the age of the Internet. Why do we obsess over the individuals we come to call stars? How has both the image of...

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Egypt - Culture Smart!
Egypt - Culture Smart!
Written by Jailan Zayan
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ISBN: 9781857336719
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Egypt - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Jailan Zayan


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

This revised and updated edition of Culture Smart! Egypt reveals a country in the throes of change. The largely secular revolution that started in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in January 2011 became the flagship of the Arab Spring revolts. The uprising resulted in a political effervescence, with new parties, movements, and groups... Read more >
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Egypt - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Jailan Zayan


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

This revised and updated edition of Culture Smart! Egypt reveals a country in the throes of change. The largely secular revolution that started in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in January 2011 became the flagship of the Arab Spring revolts. The uprising resulted in a political effervescence, with new parties, movements, and groups... Read more >
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France - Culture Smart!
France - Culture Smart!
Written by Barry Tomalin
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ISBN: 9781857336733
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France - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Barry Tomalin


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

France has experienced considerable upheaval in recent years. The Eurozone crisis, a new socialist president, rioting by an alienated underclass, a ban on the burqa (full veil) in public places, and an attempt to democratize the elite system of education all point to significant changes in French society. At the same... Read more >
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France - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Barry Tomalin


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

France has experienced considerable upheaval in recent years. The Eurozone crisis, a new socialist president, rioting by an alienated underclass, a ban on the burqa (full veil) in public places, and an attempt to democratize the elite system of education all point to significant changes in French society. At the same... Read more >
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Pakistan - Culture Smart!
Pakistan - Culture Smart!
Written by Safia Haleem
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ISBN: 9781857336771
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Pakistan - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Safia Haleem


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

Pakistan is a land with a unique history, formed by migrating peoples who have left their footprint in its diverse cultures, languages, literature, food, dress, and folklore. The country is besieged by bad news, but despite the political turmoil the everyday life of its people is more stable, rich, and rewarding... Read more >
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Pakistan - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Safia Haleem


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

Pakistan is a land with a unique history, formed by migrating peoples who have left their footprint in its diverse cultures, languages, literature, food, dress, and folklore. The country is besieged by bad news, but despite the political turmoil the everyday life of its people is more stable, rich, and rewarding... Read more >
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USA - Culture Smart!
USA - Culture Smart!
Written by Gina Teague
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ISBN: 9781857336757
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USA - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Gina Teague


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

Who can afford not to understand the USA? Many facets of American life have been embraced around the world, yet the sense of “just like in the movies” familiarity that first-time visitors often feel can be misleading. Underneath the gleaming smile of American popular culture lies a rich and complex society... Read more >
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USA - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Gina Teague


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $9.95

Who can afford not to understand the USA? Many facets of American life have been embraced around the world, yet the sense of “just like in the movies” familiarity that first-time visitors often feel can be misleading. Underneath the gleaming smile of American popular culture lies a rich and complex society... Read more >
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Hippie Dictionary
Hippie Dictionary
Written by John Bassett Mccleary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814333
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Hippie Dictionary
A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s
Written by John Bassett Mccleary


Format: eBook, 720 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

Whether you lived through the sixties and seventies or just wish you had, this revised and expanded edition of the Hippie Dictionary entertains as much as it educates.

Cultural and political listings such as "Age of Aquarius," "Ceasar Chavez," and "Black Power Movement," plus popular phrases like "acid flashback," "get a... Read more >
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Superman
Superman
Written by Larry Tye
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ISBN: 9780812980776
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Superman
The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Written by Larry Tye


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $17.00

Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America’s most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Satchel, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and... Read more >
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Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385346627
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $21.99

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the... Read more >
Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $11.99

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the... Read more >
Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly
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ISBN: 9780804121071
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $22.00

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the... Read more >
Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly, Read by Bill O'Reilly and Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804128971
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly
Read by Bill O'Reilly and Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $25.00

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

Bill O’Reilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled track record as an author and with the... Read more >
Keep It Pithy
Keep It Pithy
Written by Bill O'Reilly, Read by Bill O'Reilly and Dan Woren
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ISBN: 9780804128988
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Keep It Pithy
Useful Observations in a Tough World
Written by Bill O'Reilly
Read by Bill O'Reilly and Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.00

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O’Reilly’s provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core values

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The Mansion of Happiness
The Mansion of Happiness
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780307476456
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The Mansion of Happiness
A History of Life and Death
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has written a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave.
 
How does life begin? What does it mean? What happens when we die? “All anyone can...

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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder
Written by Lawrence Weschler
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ISBN: 9780307833983
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Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder
Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy
Written by Lawrence Weschler


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit--some of the displays in David Wilson's Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes. But which ones? As he guides readers through an intellectual hall of mirrors, Lawrence Weschler revisits the 16th-century "wonder cabinets" that were the first museums and compels readers... Read more >
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The Devil's Cinema
The Devil's Cinema
Written by Steve Lillebuen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771050350
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The Devil's Cinema
The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room
Written by Steve Lillebuen


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $19.99

"A detailed, well-constructed account of a diabolical real-life Dexter. Lillebuen has written a riveting, true crime page-turner about aspiring filmmaker Mark Twitchell, who turned his obsession with fantasy into horrible reality." -- Robert Remington, co-author of Runaway Devil

     On the night of October 10, 2008, Johnny Altinger was heading to his...

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White Bread
White Bread
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain
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ISBN: 9780807044780
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White Bread
A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
Written by Aaron Bobrow-Strain


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $17.00

How did white bread, once an icon of American progress, become “white trash”? In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders, and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows us that what we think about the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to... Read more >
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Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535656
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $23.95

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people...

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Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
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ISBN: 9780385535687
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary.

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people...

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