GENERAL REFERENCE

Miscellaneous non-fiction.

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  1. Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!

    Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers - An American Tale of Sex and Wonder

    $15.95

    A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefner’s arch rival, Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, whose messiah complex and heedless spending — on a legendary flop of a movie paid for with bags of cash, a porn magazine for women, and a pie-in-the sky scheme for a portable nuclear reactor —fueled the greatest riches to rags story ever told. Learn More
  2. Dig This Gig

    Dig This Gig

    $14.95

    Ready to claim or create your ideal job? Ready to stop dreaming and start digging? Learn More
  3. The Depression Alphabet Primer

    Depression Alphabet Primer

    $19.95

    Enjoy the colorful vernacular of a bygone era in this magnificently researched alphabetic guidebook to the slang of the 1930s. Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Because I Said So!

    Because I Said So!: The Truth Behind the Myths, Tales, and Warnings Every Generation Passes Down to Its Kids

    $15.00

    Don’t cross your eyes or they’ll stay like that! Feed a cold, starve a fever! Don’t touch your Halloween candy until we get it checked out! Never run with scissors! Don’t look in the microwave while it’s running! This will go down on your permanent record! Learn More
  6. The Baseball Codes

    Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, and Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime

    $15.00

    In The Baseball Codes, old-timers and all-time greats share their insights into the game’s most hallowed—and least known—traditions. For the learned and the casual baseball fan alike, the result is illuminating and thoroughly entertaining. Learn More
  7. Baltimore Orioles: Where Have You Gone?

    Baltimore Orioles: Where Have You Gone? Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Jim Palmer, and Other Orioles Greats

    $19.95

    Baltimore Orioles: Where Have You Gone? is a unique look at what a number of former Orioles personalities have gone on to do in life since their playing careers ended. Learn More
  8. Applicant: The Book

    Applicant: The Book

    $4.00

    Applicant provides unique insight into outdated 1970s social attitudes and ephemera (under one girl's photo: 'Weakness: she is a female, and an attractive, modest one, so is bound to marry'). Much of the book's appeal however is found in what the book fails to say: the blank and despondent stares of it's subjects, the outdated fashions and hairstyles and it's understated text. Learn More
  9. American Nerd: The Story Of My People

    American Nerd: The Story Of My People

    $14.00

    Most people know a nerd when they see one but can't define just what a nerd is. Learn More
  10. Alan Moore: Storyteller

    Alan Moore: Storyteller

    $45.00

    The definitive book on Alan Moore, renowned as one of the most important talents in contemporary comics and graphic novels, and his trailblazing works of visual storytelling. Learn More

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