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  1. Dynamite and Roses

    Dynamite and Roses: Lucy and Albert Parsons and the Haymarket Bombing

    $15.00

    Workers' militias, bombs, anarchists, unions, the struggle for the eight-hour day culminating in the Haymarket riot set in fire-ravaged Chicago. This is the true story of Lucy and Albert Parsons, the political storm that swirled around them and the men who were hung for practicing free speech too recklessly. Learn More
  2. Eastern Shore Beer

    Eastern Shore Beer:: The Heady History of Chesapeake Brewing

    $19.99

    When Great Britain levied heavy taxes against the colonies, the Eastern Shore's first beer geek, John Beale Bordley, swore off English ales and set his substantial estate to perfecting his own home brews. Learn More
  3. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    $17.00

    Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. Learn More
  4. Empress Dowager Cixi

    Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

    $17.95

    In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed herself as the true source of power—governing through a silk screen that separated her from her male officials. Learn More
  5. The Enchanted Forest

    Enchanted Forest: Memories of Maryland's Storybook Park

    $19.99

    The history of the Enchanted Forest is one of magical beginnings. Learn More
  6. F*ck: The History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents

    F*ck: The History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents

    $14.95

    This snarky little graphic volume is like a "Book of Hours" for pessimists and contrarians everywhere. Everything has a downside, if only you looked at it the right way. Award-winning cartoonist Martin Rowson tells the story of Earth, from start to finish, in sixty-seven savagely witty, splendidly satirical vignettes. Learn More
  7. Fear And Lotathing On The Campaign Trail '72

    Fear And Loathing On The Campaign Trail '72

    $17.00

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    Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the bestselling campaign books of all time. Learn More
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    Fighting For Freedom

    $13.95

    ...Because A Better World Is Possible. Learn More
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    Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America

    $18.99

    On that July evening in 1946, the leader counted aloud and the mob of white men fired. Seconds later, the leader counted again, 'One, two, three,' and the mob fired once more. Learn More
  10. Firebrands: Portraits from the Americas

    Firebrands: Portraits from the Americas

    $10.00

    Curated by the Justseeds Artists' Collective, Firebrands is 192 pages of art, world history, and dangerous information. Learn More

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