SOCIETY

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

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  1. Beggars Of Life

    Beggars Of Life: A Hobo Autobiography

    $15.00

    A bestseller in 1924, this vivid piece of outlaw history has inexplicably faded from the public consciousness. Jim Tully takes us across the seamy underbelly of pre-WWI America on freight trains, and inside hobo jungles and brothels while narrowly averting railroad bulls (cops) and wardens of order. Learn More
  2. Beijing Welcomes You

    Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future

    $16.00

    A definitive, and highly entertaining, account of contemporary Beijing, the undisputed capital of the twenty-first century. Learn More
  3. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

    $14.00

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, the very best pieces are selected by a leading writer in the field, making the Best American series the most respected of its kind. Learn More
  4. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009

    $14.00

    This 'great volume' highlights the 'very best of this year's fiction, nonfiction, alternative comics, screenplys, blogs and more' (OK!). Compiled by Dave Eggers and students from his San Francisco writing center, it is "both uproarious and illuminating" (Publishers Weekly). Learn More
  5. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010

    $14.95

    An eclectic volume introduced by David Sedaris and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who don’t leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems. Learn More
  6. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011

    $14.95

    An eclectic volume introduced by Guillermo del Toro and compiled by Dave Eggers and students of his San Francisco writing center, who don’t leave a stone unturned in their search for nonrequired gems. Learn More
  7. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012

    $14.95

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  8. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014

    $14.95

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Learn More
  9. Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

    Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015

    $14.95

    Adam Johnson, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Orphan Master’s Son, works with group of high school students out of 826 San Francisco to select the year’s best new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and category-defying gems aimed at readers 15 and up. Learn More
  10. Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012

    Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012

    $14.99

    Edited by Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory, theoretical physicist, and New York Times bestselling author, The Best American Science Writing 2012 is the latest edition of the popular annual series dedicated to collecting the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. Learn More
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    Bestial: The Savage Trial Of A True American Monster

    $7.99

    Harold Schechter, who delivers 'must reading for true crime buffs' (Ann Rule), unravels one of the most gruesome and historically significant cases of American serial murder in BESTIAL. Learn More
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  13. Better Than Sex

    Better Than Sex: Confessions Of A Political Junkie

    $17.00

    Since his 1972 trailblazing opus, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, Hunter S. Thompson has reported the election story in his truly inimitable, just-short-of-libel style. Learn More
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    Better To Reign In Hell

    $18.95

    Serial Killers, Media Panics, And The FBI. Learn More
  15. Bettyville

    Bettyville: A Memoir

    $17.00

    When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself—an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook—in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Learn More
  16. Between The World And Me

    Between the World and Me

    $24.00

    Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer) Learn More
  17. Between You & Me

    Between You And Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

    $24.95

    The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Learn More
  18. Beyond Belief

    Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape

    $15.99

    Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. Learn More
  19. Beyond Einstein's Unified Field

    Beyond Einstein's Unified Field: Gravity And Electro-Magnetism Redefined

    $18.95

    Veteran plasma physicist John Brandenburg reveals the new theory that finally accomplishes what Einstein failed to do: the GEM Unification Theory proves the mathematical and physical interrelation of the forces of gravity and electromagnetism! Learn More
  20. Big Hair and Plastic Grass (trade paperback)

    Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s

    $15.99

    The Bronx Is Burning meets Chuck Klosterman in this wild pop-culture history of baseball’s most colorful and controversial decade. Learn More
  21. Big-Box Swindle

    Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses

    $15.00

    In less than two decades, large retail chains have become the most powerful corporations in America. In this deft and revealing book, Stacy Mitchell illustrates how mega-retailers are fueling many of our most pressing problems, from the shrinking middle class to rising pollution and diminished civic engagement—and she shows how a growing number of communities and independent businesses are effectively fighting back. Learn More
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    Bigfoot!: The True Story Of Apes In America

    $14.00

    For years, scientists and researchers have studied, speculated about, and searched for an enigmatic creature that is legendary in the annals of American folklore. Now, learn the truth about... Learn More
  23. Bind, Torture, Kill

    Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door

    $7.99

    For thirty-one years, a monster terrorized the residents of Wichita, Kansas. Learn More
  24. Biographical Novel: Che Guevara

    Biographical Novel: Che Guevara

    $14.95

    Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, the legendary Argentinian revolutionary, was at the forefront of the Cuban revolution, tearing down the power of a corrupt government and investing it in the hands of the people. Learn More
  25. The Birth Of Korean Cool

    Birth Of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering The World Through Pop Culture

    $16.00

    A FRESH, FUNNY, UP-CLOSE LOOK AT HOW SOUTH KOREA REMADE ITSELF AS THE WORLD’S POP CULTURE POWERHOUSE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Learn More

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