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  • 21st-Century Yokel
    21st-Century Yokel (English, Hardback) Tom Cox

    The feel of the book has a lot in common with the country walks Tom Cox was on when he composed much of it: it's bewitched by fresh air, intrepid in minor ways, haunted by weather and old stories and the spooky edges of the outdoors, restless, sometimes foolish, and prone to a few detours...

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  • Collusion
    Collusion (English, Paperback) Luke Harding

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER...

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  • Tudor Book of Days Perpetual Diary
    Tudor Book of Days Perpetual Diary (Diary)
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  • One Day at a Time Diary 2018
    One Day at a Time Diary 2018 (Paperback) Abby Wynne

    This elegant diary will help you enjoy every moment of 2018 by exploring monthly themes such as awareness, acceptance, gratitude and wisdom. It contains inspirational affirmations to ground you and help you reconnect to your inner wisdom.

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  • Militants, Criminals, and Warlords
    Militants, Criminals, and Warlords (English, Hardback) Vanda Felbab-Brown, Harold A. Trinkunas

    Takes the reader around the world to areas where national governance has broken down - or never really existed. In these places, the vacuum has been filled by local gangs, militias, and warlords, some with ideological or political agendas and others focused primarily on economic gain.

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  • Bully of Asia
    Bully of Asia (English, Hardback) Steven W. Mosher

    The signs are everywhere. China unilaterally claims the entire South China Sea as sovereign territory, then builds artificial islands to bolster its claim. It suddenly activates an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, and threatens to down any aircraft that does not report its position. It builds roads into Indian territory, then redraws the maps to show that it is actually...

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  • Future Home of the Living God
    Future Home of the Living God (English, Paperback) Louise Erdrich

    Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event....

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  • Red Hangover
    Red Hangover (English, Paperback) Kristen Ghodsee

    Kristen Ghodsee examines the legacies of twentieth-century communism on the contemporary political landscape twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall fell, reflecting on the lived experience of postsocialism and how many ordinary men and women across Eastern Europe suffered from the massive social and economic upheavals in their lives after 1989.

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  • Leviathan and the Air-Pump
    Leviathan and the Air-Pump (English, Paperback) Steven Shapin, Simon Schaffer

    Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the political treatise Leviathan and vehement critic of systematic experimentation in natural philosophy, and Robert Boyle, mechanical philosopher and owner of the newly invented air-pump. The issues at stake in their...

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  • How We Get Free
    How We Get Free (English, Paperback) Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Reflections on the legacy and impact of radical black feminists of the 1970s on today's feminist and anti-racist movements

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  • Swept Away
    Swept Away (English, Paperback) Karen Hobbs

    Since Ben Franklin brought broomcorn to America from Egypt in 1790, the humble kitchen broom has been an integral part of our daily lives. Discover the rich and colorful history of the American broomcorn industry, learn how broomcorn is grown, harvested, and dyed, and, following easy step-by-step instructions with photographs and illustrations, make your own broom using one of the seven different...

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  • Democracy in America?
    Democracy in America? (English, Hardback) Benjamin I. Page, Martin Gilens

    America faces daunting problems?stagnant wages, high health care costs, neglected schools, deteriorating public services. Yet the government consistently ignores the needs of its citizens, paying attention instead to donors and organized interests. Real issues are held hostage to demagoguery, partisanship beats practicality, and trust in government withers along with the social safety net....

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  • Black on Both Sides
    Black on Both Sides (English, Paperback) C. Riley Snorton

    The story of Christine Jorgensen, America's first prominent transsexual, famously narrated trans embodiment in the postwar era. Her celebrity, however, has obscured other mid-century trans narratives?ones lived by African Americans such as Lucy Hicks Anderson and James McHarris. Their erasure from trans history masks the profound ways race has figured prominently in the construction and...

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  • Improv Nation
    Improv Nation (English, Hardback) Sam Wasson

    A sweeping yet intimate?and often hilarious?history of a uniquely American art form that has never been more popular

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  • On New Terrain
    On New Terrain (English, Paperback) Kim Moody

    An insightful and timely analysis of how global economic restructuring will impact workers' struggles in the US.

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  • Lansdowne
    Lansdowne (English, Hardback) Simon Kerry

    A remarkable figure of British politics between the late Victorian and interwar years, Lord Lansdowne was among the last hereditary aristocrats to wield power by birth.

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  • The Making of Donald Trump
    The Making of Donald Trump (English, Paperback) David Cay Johnston

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER that connects the dots from Donald Trump's racist background to the Russian scandals...

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  • The Blood of Emmett Till
    The Blood of Emmett Till (English, Paperback) Timothy B. Tyson

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction...

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  • The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II
    The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II (English, Paperback) Karen Dolby

    A charming collection of quotes and anecdotes celebrating the incomparable Queen of England...

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  • The Daily Stoic Journal
    The Daily Stoic Journal (English, Hardback) Ryan Holiday

    A beautiful daily journal to lead your journey in the art of living...

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