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  1. Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla

    Wizard: The Life And Times Of Nikola Tesla - Biography Of A Genius


    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Learn More
  2. Without A Net

    Without A Net: The Female Experience Of Growing Up Working Class


    Much has been written about the plight of the working poor in America, but not by those with first-hand knowledge of how poverty shapes and distorts lives. Learn More
  3. The Witches

    Witches: Salem, 1692


    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials. Learn More
  4. Witches, Midwives, Nurses

    Witches, Midwives, Nurses: A History of Women Healers


    As another agonizing attempt is made to shift the future of health care in the United States, we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis, and how firmly entrenched this system—which is failing—is. Learn More
  5. The Witches' Almanac #35

    Witches' Almanac #35


    The Complete Guide To Lunar Harmony.

    From Spring 2016 to Spring 2017. Learn More
  6. Wishful Drinking

    Wishful Drinking


    Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. Learn More
  7. Wise Blood

    Wise Blood: A Novel


    Flannery O'Connor's haunting first novel of faith, false prophets, and redemptive wisdom. Learn More
  8. Wisconsin Death Trip

    Wisconsin Death Trip


    A shocking portrait of a small town crumbling—socially, morally, physically and emotionally—under the impact of the great depression of the 1890s. This "cult classic" is now available again in paperback. Learn More
  9. Winter Journal

    Winter Journal


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    From the bestselling novelist and author of The Invention of Solitude, a moving and highly personal meditation on the body, time, and language itself. Learn More
  10. William S. Burroughs vs. The Qur'an

    William S. Burroughs vs. The Qur'an


    When Michael Muhammad Knight sets out to write the definitive biography of his “Anarcho-Sufi” hero and mentor, writer Peter Lamborn Wilson (aka Hakim Bey), he makes a startling discovery that changes everything. Learn More
  11. Will the Last Reporter Please Turn out the Lights

    Will the Last Reporter Please Turn out the Lights: The Collapse of Journalism and What Can Be Done to Fix It


    The first-ever road map to understanding the debates swirling around the sudden collapse of the news media. Learn More
  12. Will The Circle Be Unbroken?

    Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith


    One of Studs Terkel’s most important oral histories, Will the Circle Be Unbroken? turns to the ultimate human experience—that of death. Called "extraordinary…a work of insight, wisdom, and freshness" by the Seattle Times when it was first published fifteen years ago, the book explores—with unrivaled compassion and wisdom—the indelible variety of reactions to mortality and the experience of death and the possibility of life afterward. Learn More
  13. Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life In Comics

    Will Eisner: A Dreamer's Life in Comics


    Finally, a full biography of Will Eisner, creator of classic Golden Age superhero The Spirit and the father of the American graphic novel. Learn More
  14. A Wilderness of Error

    Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald


    Academy Award–winning filmmaker Errol Morris examines one of the most notorious and mysterious murder trials of the twentieth century. Learn More
  15. Wilde in America

    Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity


    The story of Oscar Wilde’s landmark 1882 American tour explains how this quotable literary eminence became famous for being famous. Learn More
  16. Wild (tpb)

    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail


    A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. Learn More
  17. The Wild Truth

    Wild Truth


    The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Learn More
  18. WikiLeaks

    WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy


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    A team of journalists with unparalleled inside access provides the first full, in-depth account of WikiLeaks, its founder Julian Assange, and the ethical, legal, and political controversies it has both uncovered and provoked. Learn More
  19. Wicked Plants

    Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities


    A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. Learn More
  20. Wicked Bugs

    Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army And Other Diabolical Insects


    In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes—creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. Learn More
  21. Wicked Baltimore

    Wicked Baltimore: Charm City Sin and Scandal


    As home to Edgar Allan Poe's body, the acerbic wit of H.L. Mencken and Fells Point's nest of pirates, Baltimore revels in the deliciously dark side of its history. Learn More
  22. Wiccapedia

    Wiccapedia: A Modern-Day White Witch's Guide


    Now in a new, hipper, edgier format, Wiccapedia provides a fresh, innovative, and thoroughly up-to-date look at witchcraft—and gives readers a prescription for happiness. Learn More
  23. Wiccan Beliefs And Practices

    Wiccan Beliefs And Practices


    Features rituals for solitaires and covens. Learn More
  24. The Wicca Bible

    Wicca Bible: The Definitive Guide to Magic and the Craft


    Wicca has many paths to choose from, and you can take a sample walk down all of them in this accessible, balanced, and entertaining study. Learn More
  25. Why We Love Serial Killers

    Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers


    For decades now, serial killers have taken center stage in the news and entertainment media. Learn More

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