SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. A Brief History of Thought

    A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

    $14.99

    From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry’s instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential role in achieving happiness and living a meaningful life. Learn More
  2. A Neoist Research Project

    A Neoist Research Project

    Regular Price: $17.00

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    The first really good book on Neoism - the most extreme cultural movement of the '80s and '90s consisting only of work and documentation by actual Neoists! Learn More
  3. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    $15.00

    A collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner. Learn More
  4. Abolish Work

    Abolish Work: "Abolish Restaurants" Plus "Work, Community, Politics, War"

    $9.95

    Available for the first time in a single volume, the two influential and well-circulated pamphlets that comprise Abolish Work offer cutting-edge class analysis and critiques of daily life from the frontlines of the class war accompanied by uncensored, innovative illustrations. Learn More
  5. Against Football (hardcover)

    Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto

    $15.95

    New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America’s biggest sacred cow: football. Learn More
  6. The Age Of Earthquakes

    Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present

    $15.00

    A highly provocative, mindbending, beautifully designed, and visionary look at the landscape of our rapidly evolving digital era. Learn More
  7. All Art Is Propaganda

    All Art Is Propaganda: Critical Essays

    $14.95

    As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home discussing Charles Dickens and Charlie Chaplin, he moved back and forth across the porous borders between essay and journalism, high art and low. Learn More
  8. American Savage (paperback edition)

    American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics

    $17.00

    On the heels of his Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as healthcare, gun control, and marriage equality with characteristic straight talk and humor. Learn More
  9. and the floor was always lava

    and the floor was always lava

    $10.00

    and the floor was always lava is a collection of memories (or essays, if you’re into that kind of thing). Learn More
  10. Apples & Oranges

    Apples and Oranges: In Praise of Comparisons

    $15.95

    What does it mean when people say “You can’t compare apples and oranges”? Learn More
  11. The Argonauts (paperback)

    Argonauts

    $15.00

    An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family. Learn More
  12. Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

    Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

    $18.00

    The first new book of essays by Christopher Hitchens since 2004, ARGUABLY offers an indispensable key to understanding the passionate and skeptical spirit of one of our most dazzling writers, widely admired for the clarity of his style, a result of his disciplined and candid thinking. Learn More
  13. Armageddon In Retrospect

    Armageddon In Retrospect

    $15.00

    Published on the first anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death in April 2007, Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Learn More
  14. The Art of Cruelty (trade paperback)

    Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning

    $16.95

    A fresh new voice in art and cultural criticism takes on the day's most pressing questions about representations of violence in art. Learn More
  15. As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

    As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh: Journals and Notebooks, 1964-1980

    $30.00

    This, the second of three volumes of Susan Sontag’s journals and notebooks, begins where the first volume left off, in the middle of the 1960s. Learn More
  16. Assassination Vacation

    Assassination Vacation

    $16.00

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. Learn More
  17. Assholes

    Assholes: A Theory

    $23.95

    In the spirit of the mega-selling On Bullshit, philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. Learn More
  18. Attempting Normal (paperback)

    Attempting Normal

    $16.00

    PEOPLE MAKE A MESS. Learn More
  19. The Baffler #11

    Baffler #11

    $10.00

    Mid-Cult Today. Learn More
  20. The Baffler #14

    Baffler #14

    $10.00

    The God That Sucked. Learn More
  21. Baffler #30

    Baffler #30: Panic! Room

    $14.00

    The Journal That Blunts The Cutting Edge. Learn More
  22. Barrel Fever

    Barrel Fever: Stories And Essays

    $15.00

    In Sedaris' world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. Learn More
  23. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

    $14.00

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected of its kind. Learn More
  24. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    $14.00

    This 'great volume' highlights the 'very best of this year's fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplys, blogs and more' (OK!). Compiled by Dave Eggers and students from his San Francisco writing center, it is "both uproarious and illuminating" (Publishers Weekly). Learn More
  25. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    $14.95

    An eclectic volume introduced by David Sedaris and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who don’t leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems. Learn More

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