SOCIETY

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

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  1. A Mammal's Notebook

    Mammal's Notebook: The Writings Of Erik Satie

    $35.00

    This is the largest selection, in any language, of the writings of Erik Satie (1866-1925). Learn More
  2. Man In Profile

    Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker

    $30.00

    This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer—author of Joe Gould’s Secret and Up in the Old Hotel—and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history’s greatest disappearing acts. Learn More
  3. Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    $30.00

    The Life And Times Of The Bad Boy Of Baltimore. Learn More
  4. Mythical Beasts of Japan

    Mythical Beasts of Japan: From Evil Creatures to Sacred Beings

    $35.00

    A collection of glorious imaginary beings from Japanese mythology. Learn More
  5. On Paper

    On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History

    $35.00

    A consideration of all things paper—its invention that revolutionized human civilization; its thousand-fold uses (and misuses), proliferation, and sweeping influence on society; its makers, shapers, collectors, and pulpers—written by the admired cultural historian and author of the trilogy on all things book-related: A Gentle Madness; Patience and Fortitude (“How could any intelligent, literate person not just love this book?”—Simon Winchester); and A Splendor of Letters (“Elegant, wry, and humane”—André Bernard, New York Observer). Learn More
  6. Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe

    Professor Risley and the Imperial Japanese Troupe: How an American Acrobat Introduced Circus to Japan--and Japan to the West

    $35.00

    "Professor" Risley (Richard Risley Carlisle) introduced the Western circus to Japan in 1864. Learn More
  7. The Riot Grrrl Collection

    Riot Grrrl Collection

    $34.95

    For the past two decades, young women (and men) have found their way to feminism through Riot Grrrl. Learn More
  8. Rise to Greatness

    Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

    $30.00

    The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation’s history Learn More
  9. The Sick Rose

    Sick Rose: Disease And The Art Of Medical Illustration

    $35.00

    The Sick Rose is a visual tour through the golden age of medical illustration. Learn More
  10. Soviet Space Dogs

    Soviet Space Dogs

    $32.95

    This book is dedicated to the Soviet Space Dogs, who played a crucial part in the Soviet Space program. Learn More

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