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    Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine

    $16.95

    Tyler E. Boudreau is a twelve-year veteran of the Marine Corps infantry. He trained and committed himself physically and intellectually to the military life. Then his intense devotion began to disintegrate, bit by bit, during his final mission in Iraq. Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Orphans Preferred

    Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express

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    The Pony Express is one of the most celebrated and enduring chapters in the history of the United States, a story of the all-American traits of bravery, bravado, and entrepreneurial risk that are part of the very fabric of the Old West. Learn More
  4. Original Zinn

    Original Zinn: Conversations on History and Politics

    $13.95

    Historian, activist, and bestselling author Howard Zinn has been interviewed by David Barsamian for public radio numerous times over the past decade. Original Zinn is a collection of their conversations, showcasing the acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States at his most engaging and provocative. Learn More
  5. Operatin Massacre

    Operation Massacre

    $16.95

    1956. Argentina has just lost its charismatic president Juán Perón in a military coup, and terror reigns across the land. Learn More
  6. Modern Utopian

    Modern Utopian: Alternative Communities of the '60s and '70s

    $19.95

    Back to the Land. Urban communes. Sustainable cooperatives. Thirty years ago, alternative communities swept the nation. Today, with sustainability, peak oil and retirement concerns, people of all ages are reviving and expanding notions of cooperative living as new communities form and thrive. Learn More
  7. The Mental Floss History of the United States

    Mental Floss History of the United States

    $15.99

    The (Almost) Complete and (Entirely) Entertaining Story of America. Learn More
  8. Maryland Wine

    Maryland Wine: A Full-Bodied History

    $19.99

    The roots of Maryland winemaking are surprisingly deep. Learn More
  9. Maryland Legends

    Maryland Legends: Folklore from the Old Line State

    $16.99

    The demon car of Seven Hills Road, the ominous Hell House above the Patapsco River, the mythical Snallygaster of western Maryland--these are the extraordinary tales and bizarre creatures that color Maryland's folklore. Learn More
  10. Marshall Law

    Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther

    $15.95

    In 1970, the feds framed Eddie Conway for the murder of a Baltimore City Police officer. He was 24 years old. They threw him in prison, took him away from his family, his friends, and his organizing, and tried to relegate him to a life marked by nothing but legal appeals, riots and lockdowns, transfers from one penal colony to the next. But they failed. Learn More

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