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Kazakhstan - Culture Smart!
Kazakhstan - Culture Smart!
Written by Dina Zhansagimova
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ISBN: 9781857336818
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Kazakhstan - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Dina Zhansagimova


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
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Kazakhstan, one of the largest countries on earth, was long hidden from the rest of the world behind the Iron Curtain, and continued to remain unnoticed among the “stans” of Central Asia that gained independence from the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. Now, twenty years later, it has emerged as... Read more >
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La guerra de los zetas
La guerra de los zetas
Written by Diego Osorno
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La guerra de los zetas
Viaje por la frontera de la necropolítica
Written by Diego Osorno


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
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En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una... Read more >
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La guerra de los zetas
La guerra de los zetas
Written by Diego Osorno
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La guerra de los zetas
Viaje por la frontera de la necropolítica
Written by Diego Osorno


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

En el año 2000, cuando el PRI dejó al fin la presidencia de México, en el noreste del país nacieron Los Zetas, una banda que entonces parecía una anécdota fugaz dentro del mundo del narco. Doce años después, el PRI regresa al poder y Los Zetas parecen eternos mientras libran una... Read more >
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Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair
Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair
Written by Susan Sheehan
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ISBN: 9780804151092
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Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair
One Family's Passage Through the Child Welfare System
Written by Susan Sheehan


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
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On October 7, 1984, Crystal Taylor gave birth to a baby boy whom she named Daquan. Crystal was only fourteen. She was living with a boyfriend whom she was too young to marry, and her mother was addicted to heroin and cocaine. So under the law, Crystal and Daquan became wards... Read more >
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Afghanistan - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Nazes Afroz and Moska Najib


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2013
Price: $9.95

Afghanistan is situated at the crossroads of Asia, a strategically important location that connects the Middle East with Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Down the ages it has been subjected to continuous foreign invasion and intervention—from Alexander the Great to Genghis Khan, and as a pawn in the struggle between... Read more >
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Kazakhstan - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Dina Zhansagimova


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2013
Price: $9.95

Kazakhstan, one of the largest countries on earth, was long hidden from the rest of the world behind the Iron Curtain, and continued to remain unnoticed among the “stans” of Central Asia that gained independence from the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. Now, twenty years later, it has emerged as... Read more >
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Game Face
Game Face
Written by Jane Gottesman, Foreword by Penny Marshall
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ISBN: 9780307525680
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Game Face
What Does a Female Athlete Look Like?
Written by Jane Gottesman
Foreword by Penny Marshall


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2013
Price: $14.99

On playing fields and street corners, in backyards and gyms, the people in this arresting array of pictures are unselfconsciously exploring the physical and emotional pleasures of competition and play. Each image offers an affirming and satisfying answer to the question at the heart of Game Face: What do girls and... Read more >
The Art of Lying Down
The Art of Lying Down
Written by Bernd Brunner, Translated by Lori Lantz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193090
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The Art of Lying Down
A Guide to Horizontal Living
Written by Bernd Brunner
Translated by Lori Lantz


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

“A strange and dreamy voice . . . , like an Italo Calvino short story, curiously translated from some lost, obscure language.”
—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

An utterly charming study of the history of lying down—which is more complicated than you might think

We spend a good third... Read more >
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Black Code
Black Code
Written by Ronald J. Deibert
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ISBN: 9780771025358
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Black Code
Surveillance, Privacy, and the Dark Side of the Internet
Written by Ronald J. Deibert


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $17.95

Cyberspace is all around us. We depend on it for everything we do. We have reengineered our business, governance, and social relations around a planetary network unlike any before it. But there are dangers looming, and malign forces are threatening to transform this extraordinary domain.

In Black Code, Ronald J. Deibert, a...

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Collapsing Consciously
Collapsing Consciously
Written by Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., Foreword by John Michael Greer
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ISBN: 9781583947128
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Collapsing Consciously
Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times
Written by Carolyn Baker, Ph.D.
Foreword by John Michael Greer


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

A collection of probing essays and weekly meditations, this book addresses how to prepare emotionally and spiritually for the impending collapse of industrial civilization. Author Carolyn Baker offers wisdom, inspiration, and a sense of spiritual purpose for anyone who is concerned about the daunting future humankind has created.

The author's introduction to Collapsing... Read more >
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Collapsing Consciously
Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times
Written by Carolyn Baker, Ph.D.
Foreword by John Michael Greer


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

A collection of probing essays and weekly meditations, this book addresses how to prepare emotionally and spiritually for the impending collapse of industrial civilization. Author Carolyn Baker offers wisdom, inspiration, and a sense of spiritual purpose for anyone who is concerned about the daunting future humankind has created.

The author's introduction to Collapsing... Read more >
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Early Islam
Early Islam
Edited by Karl-Heinz Ohlig
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148256
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Early Islam
A Critical Reconstruction Based on Contemporary Sources
Edited by Karl-Heinz Ohlig


Format: Hardcover, 656 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $45.95

This successor volume to The Hidden Origins of Islam (edited by Karl-Heinz Ohlig and Gerd-R. Puin) continues the pioneering research begun in the first volume into the earliest development of Islam. Using coins, commemorative building inscriptions, and a rigorous linguistic analysis of the Koran along with Persian and Christian literature from the seventh... Read more >
The Hour of Our Death
The Hour of Our Death
Written by Philippe Aries
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ISBN: 9780804152006
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The Hour of Our Death

Written by Philippe Aries


Format: eBook, 696 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

This remarkable book—the fruit of almost two decades of study—traces in compelling fashion the changes in Western attitudes toward death and dying from the earliest Christian times to the present day. A truly landmark study, The Hour of Our Death reveals a pattern of gradually developing evolutionary stages in our perceptions... Read more >
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Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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The Seduction of Place
The Seduction of Place
Written by Joseph Rykwert
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ISBN: 9780804151726
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The Seduction of Place
The History and Future of Cities
Written by Joseph Rykwert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

No other place on earth is as full both of promise and of dread as the city; it is at once alienating and exciting. These concentrations of people have not, however, come about as the result of vast immutable, impersonal forces, but because of human choices. The worsening or betterment of... Read more >
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Spacefarers
Images of Astronauts and Cosmonauts in the Heroic Era of Spaceflight
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: November 6, 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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Going Clear
Going Clear
Written by Lawrence Wright
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ISBN: 9780307745309
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Going Clear
Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

National Book Award Finalist
National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist
A New York Times Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, SlateChicago Tribune, Huffington Post, NewsdayEntertainment Weekly, People, The WeekPublishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual... Read more >
How We Lead
How We Lead
Written by Joe Clark
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ISBN: 9780307359094
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How We Lead
Canada in a Century of Change
Written by Joe Clark


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.99

A passionate argument for Canada's reassertion of its place on the world stage, from a former prime minister and one of Canada's most respected political figures.
 
In the world that is taking shape, the unique combination of Canada's success at home as a diverse society and its reputation internationally as a sympathetic... Read more >
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
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ISBN: 9780385535335
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

With U.S.–Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay traces their domestic adventures and closely tracks the political drama of a terrible year for Iran's government.

It... Read more >
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
Written by Hooman Majd
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ISBN: 9780385535328
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The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay
An American Family in Iran
Written by Hooman Majd


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

With U.S.–Iran relations at a thirty-year low, Iranian-American writer Hooman Majd dared to take his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran. The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay traces their domestic adventures and closely tracks the political drama of a terrible year for Iran's government.

It... Read more >
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The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible
The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible
Written by Charles Eisenstein
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ISBN: 9781583947241
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The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Written by Charles Eisenstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of... Read more >
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The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

Written by Charles Eisenstein


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of... Read more >
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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781607743002
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $35.00

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years. 

The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting... Read more >
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The New California Wine
The New California Wine
Written by Jon Bonne
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ISBN: 9781607743019
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The New California Wine
A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste
Written by Jon Bonne


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $18.99

A comprehensive guide to the must-know wines and producers of California's "new generation," and the story of the iconoclastic young winemakers who have changed the face of California viniculture in recent years.
     The New California Wine is the untold story of the California wine industry: the young, innovative producers who are rewriting the... Read more >
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Out of Time
Out of Time
Written by Lynne Segal, Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681398
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Out of Time
The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing
Written by Lynne Segal
Introduction by Elaine Showalter


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging.

How old am I? Don’t ask, don’t tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are faced with new challenges and questions of politics and identity. In the footsteps of Simone de Beauvoir... Read more >
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