SOCIETY

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

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  1. 84, Charing Cross Road

    84, Charing Cross Road

    $13.00

    It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a bookshop at 84, Charing Cross Road in As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel of 84, Charing Cross Road, a relationship blossoms into a warm, charming, feisty love affair. Learn More
  2. A Common Pornography

    A Common Pornography: A Memoir

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    In 2003 Kevin Sampsell authored a chapbook memoir of the same title. It was written as a kind of "memory experiment," in which he recollected luminous details from his childhood in independently amusing chapters. It functioned as an experiential catalogue of American youth in the 70s and 80s. Learn More
  3. A Lie of Reinvention

    A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X

    $18.95

    A Lie of Reinvention is a response to Manning Marable’s biography of Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention. Learn More
  4. An Afghanistan Picture Show

    Afghanistan Picture Show or, How I Saved The World

    $16.95

    Never before available in paperback and all but invisible for twenty years, a personal account of the origins of America’s longest war. Learn More
  5. Al Jaffee's Mad Life

    Al Jaffee's Mad Life

    $16.99

    Jaffee’s inventive work has enlivened the pages of MAD since 1955. To date he has pickled three generations of American kids in the brine of satire, and continues to bring millions of childhoods to untimely ends with the knowledge that parents are hypocrites, teachers are dummies, politicians are liars, and life isn’t fair. Learn More
  6. An American Demon

    American Demon: A Memoir

    $19.95

    An American Demon is Jack Grisham’s story of depravity and redemption, terror and spiritual deliverance. Learn More
  7. American Hipster

    American Hipster: A Life of Herbert Huncke, The Times Square Hustler Who Inspired the Beat Movement

    $17.95

    American Hipster: The Life of Herbert Huncke, The Times Square Hustler Who Inspired the Beat Movement tells the tale of a New York sex worker and heroin addict whose unrepentant deviance caught the imagination of Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs. Learn More
  8. American Nerd: The Story Of My People

    American Nerd: The Story Of My People

    $14.00

    Most people know a nerd when they see one but can't define just what a nerd is. Learn More
  9. An Education

    An Education

    $13.00

    When Lynn Barber was sixteen, a stranger in a maroon sports car pulled up beside her as she was on her way home from school and offered her a ride. It was the beginning of a long journey from innocence to precocious experience—an affair with an older man that would change her life. Learn More
  10. Another Bullshit Night In Suck City

    Another Bullshit Night In Suck City: A Memoir

    $14.95

    Nick Flynn met his father when he was twenty-seven years old, working as a caseworker in a homeless shelter in Boston. Learn More

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