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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. Outsider Baseball

    Outsider Baseball: The Weird World of Hardball on the Fringe, 1876–1950

    $26.95

    Outsider Baseball is the story of a forgotten world, where independent professional ball clubs zig-zagged across America, plying their trade in big cities and small villages alike. Included among the former and future major leaguers were mercenaries, scalawags, and outcasts. Learn More
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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
  4. Pink and Blue

    Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America

    $25.00

    "When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?" Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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