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The Science of Sin
The Science of Sin
Written by Simon M. Laham, PhD
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ISBN: 9780307719355
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The Science of Sin
The Psychology of the Seven Deadlies (and Why They Are So Good For You)
Written by Simon M. Laham, PhD


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Pride, lust, gluttony, greed, envy, sloth, and anger.

They’re considered “deadly” because of their capacity to generate other evils.  The truth is, we all sin and we do it all the time—in fact, usually several times over before breakfast!  But human behavior, argues social psychologist Simon Laham, is more complex than “good&rdquo... Read more >
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Come to the Edge
Come to the Edge
Written by Christina Haag
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ISBN: 9780385523189
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Come to the Edge
A Love Story
Written by Christina Haag


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $15.00

The Love Story of JFK Jr. and Christina Haag • New York Times bestseller
 
When Christina Haag was growing up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was just one of the boys in her circle of prep school friends, a skinny kid who lived with his mother and sister...

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Conspiracies
The Facts. The Theories. The Evidence.
Written by Andy Thomas


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $12.99

At any time in our history, you will find significant and seemingly indisputable events occurring, the kind that can change the course of our lives -- the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Yet for every one of them, somebody, somewhere will loudly dispute the 'official'... Read more >
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The Untamed Garden
The Untamed Garden
Written by Sonia Day
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771025051
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The Untamed Garden
A Revealing Look at Our Love Affair with Plants
Written by Sonia Day


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $24.95

Which suggestive plant caused a queen to faint when it was presented to her at court? What was the original French name for the Great Maiden's Blush rose that had the Victorians blushing? Why are figs and pomegranates thought to be the real forbidden fruit that led Adam and Eve into... Read more >
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Close Encounters Of The Fourth Kind
Close Encounters Of The Fourth Kind
Written by C.D.B. Bryan
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ISBN: 9780307803160
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Close Encounters Of The Fourth Kind
Alien Abduction, UFOs, and the Conference at M.I.T.
Written by C.D.B. Bryan


Format: eBook, 476 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $15.99

Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: cases in which personal contact between an individual or individuals is initiated by the “occupants” of the spacecraft. Such contact may involve the transportation of the individual from his or her terrestrial surroundings into the spacecraft, where the individual is communicated with and/or subjected to... Read more >
Frank
Frank
Written by James Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780767924238
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Frank
The Voice
Written by James Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Frank Sinatra was the best-known entertainer of the twentieth century—infinitely charismatic, lionized and notorious in equal measure. But despite his mammoth fame, Sinatra the man has remained an enigma.  Now James Kaplan brings deeper insight than ever before to the complex psyche and turbulent life behind that incomparable voice, from Sinatra’s...

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Bob Dylan in America
Bob Dylan in America
Written by Sean Wilentz
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ISBN: 9780767931793
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Bob Dylan in America

Written by Sean Wilentz


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Sean Wilentz discovered Bob Dylan’s music as a teenager growing up in Greenwich Village. Now, almost half a century later, he revisits Dylan’s work with the skills of an eminent American historian as well as the passion of a fan.
 
Beginning with Dylan’s explosion onto the scene in 1961, Wilentz follows the...

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Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
Written by Adam Lukeman
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ISBN: 9780307523471
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Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
A Celebration of the World's Most Unheralded Fright Flicks
Written by Adam Lukeman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $9.99

A FEAST OF FRIGHTFUL FLICKS WAITING TO BE REDISCOVERED

As the leading name in the world of horror, Fangoria magazine has been the source of information for fans of fright flicks for more than twenty years—covering feature films, video games, comic books, collectibles, and all aspects of horror entertainment. Working closely with... Read more >
Geek Wisdom
Geek Wisdom
Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan, Edited by Stephen H. Segal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745270
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Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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AA to Z
AA to Z
Written by Christopher Cavanaugh
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ISBN: 9780307758569
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AA to Z
An Addictionary of the 12-Step Culture
Written by Christopher Cavanaugh


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

What does a codependent say to his mate when he wakes up?  
"Good  morning, how am I?"
--Overheard at a Codependents Anonymous meeting

Throughout the world today, more than two million alcoholics and hundreds of thousands of drug addicts, compulsive overeaters, sex addicts, compulsive gamblers, codependents, and other addicts abstain from their addiction, having found... Read more >
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Supergods
Supergods
Written by Grant Morrison
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ISBN: 9780679603467
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Supergods
What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
Written by Grant Morrison


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
 
What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being Human
 
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, and the X-Men—the list of names as familiar as our own. They are on our movie and television screens, in our videogames and in...

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Broetry
Broetry
Written by Brian McGackin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745171
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
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Broetry

Written by Brian McGackin


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $12.95

As contemporary poets sing the glories of birds, birch trees, and menstruation, regular guys are left scratching their heads. Who can speak for Everyman? Who will articulate his love for Xbox 360, for Mama Celeste’s frozen pizza, for the cinematic oeuvre of Bruce Willis? 

Enter Broetry—a stunning debut from a dazzling... Read more >
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Extra Lives
Extra Lives
Written by Tom Bissell
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ISBN: 9780307474315
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Extra Lives
Why Video Games Matter
Written by Tom Bissell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

In Extra Lives, acclaimed writer and life-long video game enthusiast Tom Bissell takes the reader on an insightful and entertaining tour of the art and meaning of video games.
 
In just a few decades, video games have grown increasingly complex and sophisticated, and the companies that produce them are now among the...

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Life: The Movie
Life: The Movie
Written by Neal Gabler
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ISBN: 9780307773258
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Life: The Movie
How Entertainment Conquered Reality
Written by Neal Gabler


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

"A thoughtful, in places chilling, account of the way entertainment values have hollowed out American life." --The New York Times Book Review

From one of America's most original cultural critics and the author of Winchell, the story of how our bottomless appetite for novelty, gossip, glamour, and melodrama has turned everything of... Read more >
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My Parents Were Awesome
My Parents Were Awesome
Edited by Eliot Glazer
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ISBN: 9780345523921
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My Parents Were Awesome
Before Fanny Packs and Minivans, They Were People Too
Edited by Eliot Glazer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
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NEWSFLASH: Your mom and dad weren’t always parents.  They used to be people—and they were awesome
 
They bathed you. They fed you. They raised you to become the person you are today. Your parents are an integral part of your story. But guess what? They have a story too—one that... Read more >
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My Parents Were Awesome
My Parents Were Awesome
Edited by Eliot Glazer
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My Parents Were Awesome
Before Fanny Packs and Minivans, They Were People Too
Edited by Eliot Glazer


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

NEWSFLASH: Your mom and dad weren’t always parents.  They used to be people—and they were awesome
 
They bathed you. They fed you. They raised you to become the person you are today. Your parents are an integral part of your story. But guess what? They have a story too—one that... Read more >
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Come to the Edge
Come to the Edge
Written by Christina Haag
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ISBN: 9780679604907
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Come to the Edge
A Memoir
Written by Christina Haag


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

The Love Story of JFK Jr. and Christina Haag • New York Times bestseller
 
When Christina Haag was growing up on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was just one of the boys in her circle of prep school friends, a skinny kid who lived with his mother and sister... Read more >
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Join the Club
Join the Club
Written by Tina Rosenberg, Read by Dana Green
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307934543
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Join the Club
How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World
Written by Tina Rosenberg
Read by Dana Green


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $25.00

In the style of The Tipping Point or Freakonomics, a groundbreaking book that will change the way you look at the world.

The fearless Tina Rosenberg has spent her career tackling some of the world's hardest problems. The Haunted Land, her searing work on how Eastern Europe faced the crimes of Communism... Read more >
The Celebration Chronicles
The Celebration Chronicles
Written by Andrew Ross, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307788467
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The Celebration Chronicles
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney's New Town
Written by Andrew Ross, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

Scholar and iconoclast Andrew Ross spent a year living in the much scrutinized, and often demonized, Celebration--the picture-perfect town that Disney is building for 20,000 people in the swamp and scrub of central Florida. Lavishly planned with a downtown center and newly minted antique homes, and front-loaded with an ultraprogressive school... Read more >
Quirk
Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes
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ISBN: 9781400068401
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Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $26.00

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes
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Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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Quirk
Quirk
Written by Hannah Holmes, Read by Susan Denaker
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ISBN: 9780307879431
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Quirk
Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
Written by Hannah Holmes
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $20.00

Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating—not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our... Read more >
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Spliffigami
Spliffigami
Written by Chris Stone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607741671
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Spliffigami
Roll the 35 Greatest Joints of All Time
Written by Chris Stone


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

A full-color illustrated guide to making 35 origami-inspired, conversation-piece joints.

Bored of the same old joint? Next time 4:20 rolls around, put a new twist on your spliff using this step-by-step guide. Start by perfecting the basic joint, move on to ornate blunts, then get freaky with multi-pronged doobies. With the use... Read more >
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