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

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  1. Animalium



    Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent. Learn More
  2. Another Bullshit Night In Suck City

    Another Bullshit Night In Suck City: A Memoir


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

    Another Great Day At Sea: Life Aboard The USS George H.W. Bush


    From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. Learn More
  4. Anti-Capitalism

    Anti-Capitalism: A Beginner's Guide


    Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Learn More
  5. Apathy for the Devil

    Apathy for the Devil: A Seventies Memoir


    Chronicling Nick Kent’s up-close , personal, often harrowing adventures with the Rolling Stones, Lester Bangs, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, the Sex Pistols, and Chrissie Hynde, among scores of others, Apathy for the Devil is a picaresque memoir that bears witness to the beautiful and the damned of this turbulent decade. Learn More
  6. Apocrypha Now

    Apocrypha Now


    Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler's faithful-yet-irreverent approach to the Bible made their book GOD IS DISAPPOINTED IN YOU a modern cult classic. Learn More
  7. An Appetite For Wonder (softcover)

    Appetite For Wonder: The Making Of A Scientist


    With the 2006 publication of The God Delusion, the name Richard Dawkins became a byword for ruthless skepticism and "brilliant, impassioned, articulate, impolite" debate (San Francisco Chronicle). His first memoir offers a more personal view. Learn More
  8. Apples & Oranges

    Apples and Oranges: In Praise of Comparisons


    What does it mean when people say “You can’t compare apples and oranges”? Learn More
  9. The Aquariums of Pyongyang

    Aquariums Of Pyongyang: Ten Years In The North Korean Gulag


    North Korea is today one of the last bastions of hard-line Communism. Learn More
  10. Are We Being Watched?

    Are We Being Watched?: The Search for Life in the Cosmos


    An engaging exploration with renowned astronomer Paul Murdin of how life emerged on Earth—and the possibilities that it exists elsewhere Learn More
  11. 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
  12. The Argonauts (paperback)



    An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family. Learn More
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. ASR #67

    ASR #67


    Anarcho-Syndicalist Review Learn More
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

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