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Birth of a Nation'hood

Birth of a Nation'hood

Co-edited and introduced by Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Birth of a Nation'hood elucidates as never before the grim miasma of the O.J. Simpson case,...

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The Liar's Wife

The Liar's Wife

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America. In these absorbing and exquisitely...

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The Deluxe Transitive Vampire

The Deluxe Transitive Vampire

Playful and practical, this is the style book you can't wait to use, a guide that addresses classic questions of English usage with wit and the blackest of humor....

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Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Favorite Folktales from Around the World

Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen....

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Only Revolutions

Only Revolutions

Sam:They were with us before Romeo & Juliet. And long after too. Because they’re forever around. Or so both claim, carolling gleefully:We’re allways sixteen.Sam & Hailey, powered...

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Portrait of Johnny

Portrait of Johnny

An intimate biography of the great songwriter, this is also a deeply affectionate memoir by one of Johnny Mercer’s best friends.“Moon River,” “Laura,” “Skylark,”...

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Sugar Skull

Sugar Skull

The long, strange trip that began in X'ed Out and continued in The Hive reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal...

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Mister Wonderful

Mister Wonderful

The fan-favorite Eisner Award-winning story, originally seri­alized in The New York Times Magazine, now collected and with forty pages of new material.  Meet Marshall. Sitting alone in...

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Freud for Beginners

Freud for Beginners

The Beginner Books -- "Their cartoon format and irreverent wit make difficult ideas accessible and entertaining." -- NewsdayEverything you need to know about neurosis,...

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The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

From the acclaimed author of Brothers and To Live: a major new novel that limns the joys and sorrows of life in contemporary China.   Yang Fei was born...

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Dam!

Dam!

A vivid account of America’s first environmental cause célèbre, which illuminates our attitudes toward fundamental questions of growth, development, and our place...

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In Fact

In Fact

From the acclaimed novelist (Henry and Clara, Two Moons), essayist (A Book of One's Own), and critic (1998 National Book Critics Circle Citation for Excellence in Reviewing)—an engaging new collection of essays.In...

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Shocking True Story

Shocking True Story

Humphrey Bogart said of Confidential: “Everybody reads it but they say the cook brought it into the house” . . . Tom Wolfe called it “the most scandalous scandal magazine in the history of the world” . . . Time defined it as “a cheesecake of innuendo, detraction, and plain smut . . . dig up one sensational...

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The Acme Novelty Library

The Acme Novelty Library

Utterly eschewing the general bonhomie surrounding the newly-minted contemporary regard for the comic strip medium as a language of complicated personal expression and artistic...

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The Anatomy of Violence

The Anatomy of Violence

With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughoutWhy do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers? Is bad biology partly to blame?...

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Space Is the Place

Space Is the Place

Always riveting, Space Is the Place is the definitive biography of "one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz"  (The New York Times)—unparalleled...

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The Wild Party

The Wild Party

"Spiegelman's drawings are like demonic woodcuts: every angle, line, and curve jumps out at you. Stylishness and brutishness are in perfect accord."-- The New York TimesArt...

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Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus

Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus

The complete scripts from the four Monty Python series, first shown on BBC television between 1969 and 1974, have been collected in two companion volumes.Characters'...

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Shockwave

Shockwave

Dell, a former mercenary, and his wife, Dolly, a former battlefield nurse, believe they have finally found a place of peace in a deceptively idyllic small town on the Oregon coast. But...

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Peanuts

Peanuts

This beautiful album will dazzle fans of Charles M. Schulz and his art, providing an unprecedented look at the work of the most brilliant and beloved cartoonist of the twentieth century. Here is the whole gang–Charlie Brown,...

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Marx for Beginners

Marx for Beginners

A cartoon book about Marx? Are you sure it's Karl, not Groucho? How can you summarize the work of Karl Marx in cartoons? It took Rius to do it. He's put it all in: the origins...

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INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

INSIDE CENTRAL AMERICA

Since 1979, United States policy in Central America has been based on an assumption that revolutionary movements led by Marxists must represent a serious threat to U.S. interests...

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City Trenches

City Trenches

The urban crisis of the 1960s revived a dormant social activism whose protagonists placed their hoped for radical change and political effectiveness in community action. Ironically,...

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William Marshal

William Marshal

Recreates in detail the life of this advisor to the Plantagnets and knight extraordinaire.

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