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Enter Pale Death

(Available December 2, 2014)
Enter Pale Death
Written by Barbara Cleverly
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616954086
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Enter Pale Death

Written by Barbara Cleverly


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

One morning before dawn in the stables of her country estate, Lady Truelove meets a violent death in an encounter with a dangerous horse. Classified as “death by misadventure,” this appears a gruesome accident. But Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play—a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Enter Pale Death

Written by Barbara Cleverly


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

One morning before dawn in the stables of her country estate, Lady Truelove meets a violent death in an encounter with a dangerous horse. Classified as “death by misadventure,” this appears a gruesome accident. But Scotland Yard Detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play—a misgiving he is struggling to separate from his... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Eternal Nazi

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475213
Our Price: $16.95
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

 The tall foreigner living on Port Said Street in a Cairo hotel lived a simple life, reading books and writing letters, known as Uncle Tarek to neighborhood children. They did not know that he was actually Aribert Heim—the concentration camp doctor and fugitive from justice who became the most wanted Nazi...

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Every Stamp Tells a Story

(Available December 2, 2014)
Every Stamp Tells a Story
Edited by Cheryl Ganz, Contribution by M. T. Sheahan, Foreword by Richard R. John
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623427
Our Price: $29.95
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Every Stamp Tells a Story
The National Philatelic Collection
Edited by Cheryl Ganz
Contribution by M. T. Sheahan
Foreword by Richard R. John


Format: Hardcover, 137 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $29.95

Every stamp and piece of mail tells a story. In fact, each often tells multiple stories, ranging from concept to art design to production to usage, often with tales of politics, history, technology, biography, genealogy, economics, geography, disaster, and triumph. The lens of philately offers a fresh and engaging story of... Read more >
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Every Stamp Tells a Story
The National Philatelic Collection
Edited by Cheryl Ganz
Contribution by M. T. Sheahan
Foreword by Richard R. John


Format: eBook, 137 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $29.95

Every stamp and piece of mail tells a story. In fact, each often tells multiple stories, ranging from concept to art design to production to usage, often with tales of politics, history, technology, biography, genealogy, economics, geography, disaster, and triumph. The lens of philately offers a fresh and engaging story of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Falling Out of Time

(Available December 2, 2014)
Falling Out of Time
Written by David Grossman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805850
Our Price: $15.00
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Falling Out of Time

Written by David Grossman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.00

In this compassionate and genre-defying drama the internationally acclaimed author of To the End of the Land weaves an incandescent tale of parental grief. A powerful distillation of the experience of understanding and acceptance, and of art’s triumph over death, Falling Out of Time is part play, part prose, and pure...

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The Fire Dance

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Fire Dance
Written by Helene Tursten, Translated by Laura A. Wideburg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616950125
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Fire Dance

Written by Helene Tursten
Translated by Laura A. Wideburg


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

Detective Inspector Irene Huss hasn’t seen Sophie Malmborg for over fifteen years, but she’s still haunted by the strange young ballerina’s role in the fire that killed her stepfather. Why had she refused to speak to Irene and the other case workers? Could an eleven-year-old—even one as disturbed and aloof as... Read more >
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Fodor's Spain 2015

Written by Fodor's


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.99

Spain remains one of the world's most popular tourist destinations for its cutting-edge cuisine and superior wine, festivals like the running of the bulls in Pamplona, world-class museums like the Museo del Prado, amazing architecture, and more. In stunning full-color, Fodor's Spain puts the best the country has to offer at... Read more >
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The Fortress in Orion

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Fortress in Orion
Written by Mike Resnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149901
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Fortress in Orion

Written by Mike Resnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 303 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.00

The Democracy is at war with the alien Traanskei Coalition. War hero Colonel Nathan Pretorius has a record of success on dangerous behind-enemy-lines missions, missions that usually leave him in the hospital. Now he's recruited for a near-impossible assignment that may well leave him dead. 

At the cost of many lives, the... Read more >
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The Fortress in Orion

Written by Mike Resnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Democracy is at war with the alien Traanskei Coalition. War hero Colonel Nathan Pretorius has a record of success on dangerous behind-enemy-lines missions, missions that usually leave him in the hospital. Now he's recruited for a near-impossible assignment that may well leave him dead. 

At the cost of many lives, the... Read more >
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Freud the Man

(Available December 2, 2014)
Freud the Man
Written by Lydia Flem
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590517338
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Freud the Man

Written by Lydia Flem


Format: Trade Paperback, 235 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $28.00

The world knows Freud as a thinker--one of the founding giants of modern culture. Now Lydia Flem paints a unique and unforgettable portrait of Frued the man: a father, husband, and friend, a secular Jew with passion for classical antiquity and European culture, torn between his need to be fully accepted... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships
Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg
Written by Harold Dick and Douglas Robinson


Format: eBook, 226 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $39.95

Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, from 1934 through 1938, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. Against the background of German secretiveness, especially during the Nazi period... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight Volume 2

(Available December 2, 2014)
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight Volume 2
Written by Alex De Campi, Illustrated by Gary Erskine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616553784
Our Price: $17.99
 Quantity: 1 
Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight Volume 2

Written by Alex De Campi
Illustrated by Gary Erskine


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.99

Back for more, eh? We knew you couldn't stay away! Line on up for a sick and twisted double feature! First, in Bride of Blood, Branwyn's wedding is marked by atrocity beyond comprehension. With everything she's ever loved destroyed by reavers, all she has left is revenge! Then it's Flesh Feast... Read more >
Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety
Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions
Written by Peter R. Breggin, MD


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

With the first unified theory of guilt, shame, and anxiety, this pioneering psychiatrist and critic of psychiatric diagnoses and drugs examines the causes and effects of psychological and emotional suffering from the perspective of biological evolution, child development, and mature adult decision-making. Drawing on evolution, neuroscience, and decades of clinical experience... Read more >
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Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety

(Available December 2, 2014)
Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety
Written by Peter R. Breggin, MD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616141493
Our Price: $19.00
 Quantity: 1 
Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety
Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions
Written by Peter R. Breggin, MD


Format: Trade Paperback, 317 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $19.00

With the first unified theory of guilt, shame, and anxiety, this pioneering psychiatrist and critic of psychiatric diagnoses and drugs examines the causes and effects of psychological and emotional suffering from the perspective of biological evolution, child development, and mature adult decision-making. Drawing on evolution, neuroscience, and decades of clinical experience... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)

(Available December 2, 2014)
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801873
Our Price: $9.95
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Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
The Book of the Samurai
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.

     Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of... Read more >
The Heathen School

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679781127
Our Price: $16.95
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and “civilization.&rdquo...

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India

(Available December 2, 2014)
Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India
Written by Dan Eckstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576877067
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Horn Please: The Decorated Trucks of India
The Decorated Trucks of India
Written by Dan Eckstein


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $45.00

“Horn Please” could be considered the mantra of the Indian highway, and some version of the phrase is written on the back of practically every truck on the road in India today.
 
One unmistakable feature of the Indian highway is the presence of these brightly decorated trucks that ply... Read more >
The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four
Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Introduction by Andrew Lycett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712678
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Introduction by Andrew Lycett


Format: Hardcover, 424 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $25.95

Three of the enthralling novels that brought us the world’s greatest fictional detective are gathered here in one volume.

In 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery novel A Study in Scarlet unleashed for the first time the unflappable Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. John Watson. Watson and Holmes would go on... Read more >
How to be both

(Available December 2, 2014)
How to be both
Written by Ali Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424106
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
How to be both
A novel
Written by Ali Smith


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $25.95

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attract serious acclaim and discussion—and have won her a dedicated readership who are drawn again and again to the warmth... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
How to be both
A novel
Written by Ali Smith


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attract serious acclaim and discussion—and have won her a dedicated readership who are drawn again and again to the warmth... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Hugs and Misses

(Available December 2, 2014)
Hugs and Misses
Written by Wilhelm Staehle
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781594747335
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
Hugs and Misses
30 Postcards of Awkward Romance
Written by Wilhelm Staehle


Format: Non-traditional book, 30 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

Here are 30 exquisite postcards from Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com). Each panel in the popular weekly web comic features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. Hugs and Misses is a terrific Valentine’s Day gift, full of lovelorn ladies, roguish... Read more >
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)

(Available December 2, 2014)
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Written by Walter Isaacson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873281
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Islamist Phoenix

(Available December 2, 2014)
The Islamist Phoenix
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609806286
Our Price: $11.95
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The Islamist Phoenix
The Islamic State and the Redrawing of the Middle East
Written by Loretta Napoleoni


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $11.95

From its birth in the late 1990s as the jihadist dream of terrorist leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the Islamic State (known by a variety of names, including ISIS, ISIL, and al Qaeda in Iraq) has grown into a massive enterprise, redrawing national borders across the Middle East and subjecting an... Read more >
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