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  1.  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
  2. The Call of the Weird

    The Call Of The Weird

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    Encounters with Survivalists, Porn Stars, Alien Killers, and Ike Turner. Learn More
  3. 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
  4. The Painted Word

    The Painted Word: A Treasure Chest of Remarkable Words and Their Origins

    $16.95

    To untangle the knot of interlocking meanings of these painted words, logophile and mythologist Phil Cousineau begins each fascinating word entry with his own brief definition. Learn More
  5. Thirty-One Nil

    Thirty-One Nil: On the Road With Football's Outsiders: A World Cup Odyssey

    $18.00

    In a tiny, decaying aluminium smelting town in southern Tajikistan, a short drive from a raging war zone, Afghanistan take on Palestine in the first Asian qualifier for 2014’s World Cup in Brazil. Learn More
  6. Weaver On Strategy

    Weaver on Strategy: The Classic Work on the Art of Managing a Baseball Team

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    During his career as the manager of the Baltimore Orioles, Earl Weaver was called “baseball’s resident genius.” Learn More
  7. Why Are Faggots So Afraid Of Faggots?

    Why Are Faggots So Afraid Of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform

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    Gay culture has become a nightmare of consumerism, whether it's an endless quest for Absolut vodka, Diesel jeans, rainbow Hummers, pec implants, or Pottery Barn. Whatever happened to sexual flamboyance and gender liberation, an end to marriage, the military, and the nuclear family? Learn More
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  9. Worst Book I Ever Read

    Worst Book I Ever Read

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    Seventy-seven contributors from New York City's downtown bohemian beat offer the most searing, scandalous and scurrilous denunciations of fellow writers ever to appear in print! Learn More
  10. You Are Not So Smart

    You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

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    An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise, based on the popular blog of the same name. Learn More

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