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

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  1. Area 51

    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base


    It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada's desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for decades. Learn More
  2. The Argonauts (paperback)



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

    Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens


    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
  4. Armageddon In Retrospect

    Armageddon In Retrospect


    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first anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death in April 2007, Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace.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
  5. The Art of Asking

    Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help


    Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. Learn More
  6. The Art of Cruelty (trade paperback)

    Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning


    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
  7. The Art of Mediumship

    Art of Mediumship: Psychic Investigation, Clairvoyance, and Channeling


    The evidence for life after death is overwhelming, and scientists, from Professor William James to Dr. Gary Schwartz, have validated after-life communication. In The Art of Mediumship, discover what really goes on in a seance. Learn More
  8. As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

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


    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
  9. Ascent of the A-Word (paperback)

    Ascent of the A-Word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years


    It first surfaced in the gripes of GIs during World War II and was captured early on by the typewriter of a young Norman Mailer. Learn More
  10. ASR #66

    ASR #66


    Anarcho-Syndicalist Review Learn More
  11. Assassination Vacation

    Assassination Vacation


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

    Assata: An Autobiography


    On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had claimed the life of a white state trooper. Learn More
  13. Assholes

    Assholes: A Theory


    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
  14. At The Ballpark

    At The Ballpark: A Fan's Companion


    This notebook is designed to assist in the process of watching, understanding, and enjoying baseball. Learn More
  15. An Atheist In The FOXhole

    Atheist In The FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside The Heart Of The Right-Wing Media


    After college, Joe Muto—a self-professed bleeding-heart, godless liberal—took an entry-level position at Fox News. Joe kept quiet about his political views and initially enjoyed the newsroom camaraderie. Learn More
  16. An Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention

    Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention


    What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived since, shaping thousands of generations of shamans, pharaohs, Aztec priests and Mayan rulers, Jews, Buddhists, Christians, Nazis, and Scientologists? Learn More
  17. Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

    Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery: The Complete Coloured Plates of 1831-1854


    Anatomically correct! We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797–1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises ever published in any language. Learn More
  18. Atrocities

    Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History


    "An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes." -New York Times Learn More
  19. Attempting Normal (paperback)

    Attempting Normal


    PEOPLE MAKE A MESS. Learn More
  20. Aubrey Beardsley

    Aubrey Beardsley


    An unprecedented glimpse into the life of the æsthetic movement, reprinted for the first time in 80 years. Learn More
  21. The Autistic Brain (paperback)

    Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum


    A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate. Learn More
  22. Autobiography (paperback)



    Autobiography covers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day. Learn More
  23. Autobiography of Malcolm X cover

    Autobiography of Malcolm X


    If there was any one man who articulated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s, that man was Malxolm X. Learn More
  24. Autobiography of Malcolm X

    Autobiography of Malcolm X (trade paperback)


    If there was any one man who articulated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s, that man was Malxolm X. Learn More
  25. Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1

    Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1


    "I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away--to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography." Learn More

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