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  1. Sex At Dawn (trade paperback)

    Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships

    $15.99

    Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science—as well as religious and cultural institutions—has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing. Fewer and fewer couples are getting married, and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriages. Learn More
  2. Seven American Deaths and Disasters

    Seven American Deaths and Disasters

    $19.95

    What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? Learn More
  3. Selections from Free America and Other Works cover

    Selections From Free America And Other Works

    $8.95

    'One of the most curious of delusions is the belief that widespread and deep-rooted evils can be cured by trifling remedies.' Learn More
  4. Secret Lives Of The Civil War

    Secret Lives Of The Civil War

    $16.95

    What Your Teachers Never Told You About the War Between the States. Learn More
  5. Scribble, Scribble, Scribble

    Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Writing on Politics, Ice Cream, Churchill, and My Mother

    $27.99

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    The ever erudite, always delightfully curious Simon Schama returns with Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, a wonderful compendium of thirty provocative, witty, enlightening, and stimulating essays previously published but collected in a single volume for the first time. One of our most distinguished historians and commentators, Schama, the acclaimed author of The American Future: A History, explores an amazing diversity of topics—from the political to the personal, from the earth-shaking to the mundane, from ice cream to Churchill to Hurricane Katrina and everything in-between. In Scribble, Scribble, Scribble, Simon Schama opens up his—and our—wide world to us. Learn More
  6. Safe Area Gorazde: The Special Edition

    Safe Area Gorazde: The Special Edition

    $29.99

    First released in 2000, Safe Area Gorazde confirmed Sacco as one of the pre-eminent journalists of his time, and earned him a 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship. Now for its 10th anniversary, Fantagraphics is releasing an expanded hardcover edition which, much like 2007’s Palestine: The Special Edition, supplements the original work with page after page of special features, listed below. Learn More
  7. Roots of Steel

    Roots of Steel: Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town

    $15.95

    As the American economy seeks to restructure itself, Roots of Steel is a powerful, candid, and eye-opening reminder of the people who have been left behind. Learn More
  8. Rise to Greatness

    Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

    $30.00

    The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation’s history Learn More
  9. Revolution 1989

    Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire

    $17.00

    Revolution 1989 is the first in-depth, authoritative account of a few months that changed the world. Learn More
  10. The Poisoner's Handbook

    Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

    $16.00

    A beguiling concoction-equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller. Learn More

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