SOCIETY

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

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  1. 10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse

    10 Ways to Recycle a Corpse: and 100 More Dreadfully Distasteful Lists

    $10.99

    Prepare to be even more revolted, flabbergasted, appalled, and completely entertained by this incredible follow-up collection of absolutely true trivia from the author of 5 People Who Died During Sex. Nothing is too insane, too inane, or too sacred for Karl Shaw’s eclectic lists of the world’s very worst. Learn More
  2. 100 Things You're Not Supposed To Know

    100 Things You're Not Supposed to Know: Secrets, Conspiracies, Cover Ups, and Absurdities

    $14.95

    This book sheds light on those things that people in power--government, religious leaders, corporations, the rich and well connected--would just as soon wish you didn't know. To them secrets are power. And they'll do whatever it takes to keep them that way -- suppressing the truth and covering up facts that might make the rest of us angry enough to challenge the powerful or at least to have a good laugh at their expense. Learn More
  3. The 2015 Baltimore Uprising: A Teen Epistolary

    2015 Baltimore Uprising: A Teen Epistolary

    $10.00

    First published as a zine in the wake of the Baltimore Uprising, this small book is packed with tweets from Baltimore teens sounding off on the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the unrest in the days that followed. Learn More
  4. 50 Facts That Should Change The USA

    50 Facts That Should Change The USA

    $15.95

    Are Americans being told the full story about whatís going on in the United States today? Learn More
  5. 50 Facts That Should Change The World 2.0

    50 Facts That Should Change The World 2.0

    $14.95

    A third of the world is at war. 30 million people in Africa are HIV positive. More than 150 countries use torture. Cars kill 2 people every minute. Learn More
  6. 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know

    50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know

    $11.95

    Do you feel like you're being kept in the dark, but can't quite put your finger on it? In this take-no-prisoners book, you'll discover dozens of hard facts that are being kept from you. Learn More
  7. 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know Volume 2

    50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know Volume 2

    $11.95

    Do you feel like youíre being kept in the dark, but canít quite put your finger on it? Learn More
  8. 50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religion

    50 Things You're Not Supposed To Know: Religion

    $12.95

    Capturing just the right balance of in-depth knowledge, respect, humor and irreverence, Bolelli takes an ecumenical approach to the task, revealing surprising, shocking, and little-known facts about the "big three" religions but also many more, including Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and, of course, the increasingly popular non-religion: atheism. Learn More
  9. 84, Charing Cross Road

    84, Charing Cross Road

    $13.00

    It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a bookshop at 84, Charing Cross Road in As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel of 84, Charing Cross Road, a relationship blossoms into a warm, charming, feisty love affair. Learn More
  10. 9/11: The Simple Facts

    9/11: The Simple Facts

    $12.00

    Books on 9/11 tend to get dismissed as "conspiracy theories" but that won’t work with this one, because it contains no theories at all about who did what. It simply focuses on flaws in the official story that have led more than 1500 architects and engineers, with 25,000 years of professional experience (and tens of thousands of others) to demand a new, independent investigation. Learn More
  11. A Brief Guide to Secret Religions

    A Brief Guide to Secret Religions

    $13.95

    A Complete Guide To Hermetic, Pagan and Esoteric Religions. Learn More
  12. A Brief History of Bad Medicine

    A Brief History of Bad Medicine

    $13.95

    From quack cures to infamous doctors, the history of medicine is littered with bad mistakes and unexpected discoveries. Learn More
  13. A Brief History of Thought

    A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

    $14.99

    From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry’s instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential role in achieving happiness and living a meaningful life. Learn More
  14. A Call to Action (paperback)

    A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

    $16.00

    The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. Learn More
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    A Field Guide To Household Technology

    $14.95

    An informative guide to curious household gadgets and gizmos. Learn More
  16. A First-Rate Madness

    A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

    $16.00

    Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. Learn More
  17. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven (paperback)

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven: (Or, How I Made Peace with the Paranormal and Stigmatized Zealots and Cynics in the Process)

    $14.99

    In this book, Corey Taylor undertakes something never before attempted in the history of rock superstardom: he takes you with him as he journeys undercover through various ghostbusting groups who do their best to gather information and evidence about the existence of spirits. Learn More
  18. A Is For Atheist

    A Is for Atheist: An A to Z of the Godfree Life

    $15.95

    NOT YET AVAILABLE. This title will be released on April 12, 2016. Pre-order now! Note: release dates and prices are tentative. Learn More
  19. A Lie of Reinvention

    A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X

    $18.95

    A Lie of Reinvention is a response to Manning Marable’s biography of Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention. Learn More
  20. A Neoist Research Project

    A Neoist Research Project

    Regular Price: $17.00

    Special Price: $12.00

    The first really good book on Neoism - the most extreme cultural movement of the '80s and '90s consisting only of work and documentation by actual Neoists! Learn More
  21. A New Notion: Two Works by C.L.R. James

    A New Notion: Two Works by C.L.R. James: "Every Cook Can Govern" and "The Invading Socialist Society"

    $16.95

    C.L.R. James was a leading figure in the independence movement in the West Indies, and the black and working-class movements in both Britain and the United States. Learn More
  22. A People's History of Science

    A People's History of Science

    $17.95

    Miners, Midwives, and 'Low Mechaniks'. Learn More
  23. A People’s History of Sports in the United States

    A People's History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play

    $18.95

    In this long-awaited book from the rising superstar of sportswriting, whose blog “The Edge of Sports” is read each week by thousands of people across the country, Dave Zirin offers a riotously entertaining chronicle of larger-than-life sporting characters and dramatic contests and what amounts to an alternative history of the United States as seen through the games its people played. Through Zirin’s eyes, sports are never mere games, but a reflection of—and spur toward—the political conflicts that shape American society. Learn More
  24. A People's History Of The U.S. Military

    A People's History Of The U.S. Military: Ordinary Soldiers Reflect On Their Experience Of War, From The American Revolution To Afghanistan

    $19.95

    Military service can shatter or give meaning to lives–it is rarely a neutral ­encounter—and it has resulted in a rich outpouring of personal testimony from the men and women who have literally placed their lives on the line. Learn More
  25. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    $15.00

    A collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner. Learn More

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