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  1. To Ruhleben -- And Back

    To Ruhleben -- And Back

    $18.00

    In 1914, Geoffrey Pyke, one of the 20th century's most brilliant eccentrics, was just another Cambridge teenager who was brilliant at everything except his studies. Learn More
  2. Throwing Stones at the Moon

    Throwing Stones at the Moon: Narratives From Colombians Displaced by Violence

    $16.00

    For nearly five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military. Civilians in Colombia have to make their lives despite the threat of torture, kidnapping, and large-scale massacres—and more than four million have had to flee their homes. Learn More
  3. There Is a Country

    There Is a Country: New Fiction from the New Nation of South Sudan

    $12.00

    There Is a Country collects eight engrossing pieces by South Sudanese authors—the first collection of its kind, from the youngest country in the world. Learn More
  4. The Wild Things (tpb)

    The Wild Things (tpb edition)

    $14.95

    Max is a rambunctious eight-year-old whose world is changing around him: His father is absent, his mother is increasingly distracted, and his teenage sister has outgrown him. Learn More
  5. The Strangest of Theatres

    The Strangest of Theatres: Poets Writing Across Borders

    $16.00

    The Strangest of Theatres explores how poets who are willing to venture beyond our borders can serve as envoys to the wider world and revitalize American poetry in the process. What are they looking for when they leave? What do they find? How does their experience shape them, and what is revealed when they sit down at their desks and take up the pen? Learn More
  6. The Rector & The Rogue

    The Rector And The Rogue

    $18.00

    It began quietly enough one morning in February 1880, with a mutton-chopped Acme Safe Company salesman knocking on the door of Reverend Morgan Dix, the starchiest clergyman in Manhattan's most respectable church. Learn More
  7. The Polysyllabic Spree

    The Polysyllabic Spree

    $14.00

    A hilarious and true account of one man's struggle with the monthly tide of the books he's bought and he's been meaning to read. Learn More
  8. The McSweeney's Joke Book Of Book Jokes

    The McSweeney's Joke Book Of Book Jokes

    $12.95

    As John Hodgman says in this book's introduction, 'We all know that books are funny. First, they are made of paste and cloth, which is funny, as is the fact that people still buy and read them.' Learn More
  9. The McSweeney's Book of Politics and Musicals

    The McSweeney's Book of Politics and Musicals

    $14.95

    Ever since John Hancock broke into song after signing the Declaration of Independence, American politics and musicals have been inextricably linked. From Alexander Hamilton's jazz hands, to Chester A. Arthur's oboe operas, to Newt Gingrich's off-Broadway sexscapade, You, Me, and My Moon Colony Mistress Makes Three, government and musical theater have joined forces to document our nation's long history of freedom, partisanship, and dancers on roller skates pretending to be choo choo trains. Learn More
  10. The Instructions (softcover)

    The Instructions

    $18.00

    Beginning with a chance encounter with the beautiful Eliza June Watermark and ending, four days and 900 pages later, with the Events of November 17, this is the story of Gurion Maccabee, age ten: a lover, a fighter, a scholar, and a truly spectacular talker. Learn More

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