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  1. Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

    Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English

    $15.00

    A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar. Learn More
  2. Out There Magazine #3

    Out There Magazine #3

    $20.00

    International Homoculture, Arts, Voices, Styles And Travel. Learn More
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    Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work And What They Mean

    $16.95

    Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. Learn More
  4. Scorecasting

    Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won

    $26.00

    In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost. Learn More
  5. Shutting Out the Sun

    Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Created Its Own Lost Generation

    $16.00

    The world's second-wealthiest country, Japan once seemed poised to overtake America as the leading global economic powerhouse. Learn More
  6.  Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

    Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things

    $14.95

    What possesses someone to save every scrap of paper that's ever come into his home? What compulsions drive a woman like Irene, whose hoarding cost her her marriage? Or Ralph, whose imagined uses for castoff items like leaky old buckets almost lost him his house? Or Jerry and Alvin, wealthy twin bachelors who filled up matching luxury apartments with countless pieces of fine art, not even leaving themselves room to sleep? Learn More
  7. The Book of Symbols

    The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images

    $39.99

    An exploration of symbols and their meanings throughout history. Learn More
  8. The Call of the Weird

    The Call Of The Weird

    $15.95

    Encounters with Survivalists, Porn Stars, Alien Killers, and Ike Turner. Learn More
  9. The Compleat Motherfucker: A History of the Mother of All Dirty Words cover

    The Compleat Motherfucker: A History of the Mother of All Dirty Words

    $13.00

    'I've had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane!' shouted Samuel Jackson in the movie Snakes on a Plane. It was the use of the famous expletive that brought on huge promotional buzz. Learn More
  10. The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

    The Hidden Mathematics of Sport

    $15.95

    How to beat the odds, how to always win at tennis, and how to take a penalty and score every time—all using the power of mathematics. Learn More

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