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  1. On Highway 61

    On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

    $28.00

    On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. \ 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. Shanty Irish

    Shanty Irish

    $21.95

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    Memories of an Irish-American growing up log-shack poor in small-town Ohio. Learn More
  7. Stayin’ Alive (trade paperback)

    Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class

    $21.95

    The tortuous path from Nixon to Reagan—think Archie Bunker, Dog Day Afternoon, and Merle Haggard—in a major new work on the cultural and political history of the 1970s, from a prizewinning historian. Learn More
  8. Straight

    Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality

    $26.95

    Like the typewriter and the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly and permanently transformed Western culture. The idea of “the heterosexual” was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building families, and sometimes even falling in love for millennia without having any special name for their emotions or acts. Yet, within half a century, “heterosexual” had become a byword for “normal,” enshrined in law, medicine, psychiatry, and the media as a new gold standard for human experience. Learn More
  9. Team of Rivals

    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    $21.00

    This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Learn More
  10. The Angry Brigade

    The Angry Brigade: A History of Britain's First Urban Guerilla Group

    $24.95

    “You can't reform profit capitalism and inhumanity. Just kick it till it breaks.” —Angry Brigade, communique Learn More

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