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

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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. A Very Bad Wizard

    A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain

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    Do we have free will? What counts as justice in the Peruvian Amazon? Does evolutionary theory make ethics a sham? Is Catherine Zeta-Jones objectively hotter than Drew Barrymore? Learn More
  5. Abolishing Christianity and Other Essays

    Abolishing Christianity And Other Essays

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    We have just enough religion to make us hate but not enough to make us love one another. Learn More
  6. All Art Is Propaganda

    All Art Is Propaganda: Critical Essays

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    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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