SOCIETY

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

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  1. Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview

    Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

    $15.95

    An extraordinary collection of pugnacious, charming, and revealing interviews with the Nobel Prize-winning author who defined and transformed American literature. Learn More
  2. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

    Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

    $17.00

    The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace. Learn More
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    Eyeing The Flash

    $23.00

    The Education of a Carnival Con Artist Learn More
  4. Fairyland

    Fairyland: A Memoir Of My Father

    $15.95

    A beautiful, vibrant memoir about growing up motherless in 1970s and ’80s San Francisco with an openly gay father. Learn More
  5. The Faraway Nearby

    Faraway Nearby

    $16.00

    This personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a fitting companion to her beloved A Field Guide for Getting Lost. Learn More
  6. Farm City

    Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

    $16.00

    An unforgettably charming memoir, Farm City is full of hilarious moments, fascinating farmer's tips, and a great deal of heart. Learn More
  7. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

    Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson

    $18.00

    From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive collection of the journalist’s finest work from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a career at the magazine that was his literary home. Learn More
  8. Fellowship

    Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

    $35.00

    C. S. Lewis is the 20th century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. Learn More
  9. Five Years In The Warsaw Ghetto

    Five Years In The Warsaw Ghetto

    $19.00

    Born in a small town outside of Warsaw in 1889, Bernard Goldstein joined the Jewish labor organization, the Bund, at the age of 16 and dedicated his life to organizing workers and resisting tyranny. Learn More
  10. Forced Entries

    Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries: 1971-1973

    $15.00

    The illuminating, shocking, humorous diary that tells all about the sex, the frugs and the atmosphere of New York in the late '60s and early '70s. Learn More
  11. From Animal House to Our House

    From Animal House to Our House: A Love Story

    $24.95

    Ten years ago, Ron and his then-girlfriend, Jill, did the impossible. They bought condemned property -- a big Baltimore Victorian brownstone ­ and vowed to bring it back to its original glory. Learn More
  12. The Frood (paperback)

    Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    $18.95

    As a wise ape once observed, space is big – vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly so. However, if you look too closely at space, it becomes nothing but lumps of rock and sundry gases. Sometimes it's necessary to take a step back, and let a few billion years go by, before any of the true wonder and scope of the cosmos becomes apparent. Learn More
  13. Furiously Happy

    Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

    $26.99

    In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. Learn More
  14. Gamelife

    Gamelife: A Memoir

    $25.00

    You have been awakened. Learn More
  15. Generation Rx

    Generation Rx: A Story of Dope, Death and America's Opiate Crisis

    $16.95

    What had happened to my baby brother? How did a tiny little pill shatter our family? When did we first begin losing Pat? Learn More
  16. Giovanni's Room

    Giovanni's Room

    $14.00

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. Learn More
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    Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy

    $17.95

    In January 2006, The New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. Learn More
  18. Gnarr! (softcover)

    Gnarr! How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World

    $16.95

    In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . . Learn More
  19. God, Forgive These Bastards

    God, Forgive These Bastards: Stories from the Forgotten Life of Georgia Tech Pitcher Henry Turner

    $7.95

    Not only is this a companion book to the jazz punk album of the same name by The Taxpayers, this is a remembrance of a life filled with contradictions—cowardice and bravery, falsehoods and candidness, glory and failure—told from the perspective of Henry Turner, a baseball hero turned psyche ward street minstrel. Learn More
  20. Going Into The City

    Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man

    $27.99

    One of our great essayists and journalists—the Dean of American Rock Critics, Robert Christgau—takes us on a heady tour through his life and times in this vividly atmospheric and visceral memoir that is both a love letter to a New York long past and a tribute to the transformative power of art. Learn More
  21. Gonzo

    Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson

    $16.00

    Hailed everywhere as a brilliant biography, GONZO is a startling portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, the genius who spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and revolutionized the art of writing. Learn More
  22. Grace: A Memoir

    Grace: A Memoir

    $35.00

    Beautiful. Willful. Charming. Blunt. Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue have made her an international icon. Learn More
  23. Gratitude

    Gratitude

    $17.00

    No writer has succeeded in capturing the medical and human drama of illness as honestly and as eloquently as Oliver Sacks. Learn More
  24. Gun, Needle, Spoon

    Gun Needle Spoon

    $14.95

    This memoir follows a punk rock pioneer on his slide into drug abuse and life as an armed robber, all the way through life in recovery and what it's like to look back on those times, knowing all the while that he is still under the threat of three strikes, a twenty-five-to-life prison sentence waiting. Learn More
  25. H Is For Hawk

    H Is For Hawk

    $26.00

    When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer—Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood—she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. Learn More

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