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  1. Going Into The City

    Going into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man

    $27.99

    One of our great essayists and journalists—the Dean of American Rock Critics, Robert Christgau—takes us on a heady tour through his life and times in this vividly atmospheric and visceral memoir that is both a love letter to a New York long past and a tribute to the transformative power of art. Learn More
  2. The Frood

    Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    $27.95

    As a wise ape once observed, space is big – vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly so. However, if you look too closely at space, it becomes nothing but lumps of rock and sundry gases. Sometimes it's necessary to take a step back, and let a few billion years go by, before any of the true wonder and scope of the cosmos becomes apparent. Learn More
  3. From Animal House to Our House

    From Animal House to Our House: A Love Story

    $24.95

    Ten years ago, Ron and his then-girlfriend, Jill, did the impossible. They bought condemned property -- a big Baltimore Victorian brownstone ­ and vowed to bring it back to its original glory. Learn More
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    Eyeing The Flash

    $23.00

    The Education of a Carnival Con Artist Learn More
  5. Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller

    Edgewise: A Picture Of Cookie Mueller

    $24.95

    Cookie Mueller (1949–1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. Learn More
  6. Does This Happen to Everyone?

    Does This Happen to Everyone?: A Budding Adult's Guide to Puberty

    $24.95

    Insightful and considerate answers to 70 questions boys and girls have about puberty and young love. Learn More
  7. Dearie

    Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

    $29.95

    It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that’s exactly what Julia Child did. The warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule-breaker as she touched off the food revolution that has gripped America for more than fifty years. Learn More
  8. Barracuda In The Attic

    Barracuda In The Attic

    $26.99

    Whether shooting pool with the mobster Crazy Joey Gallo, attending a dinner party hosted by an aged but remarkably spry Groucho Marx, or simply playing doctor with a classmate in the former estate of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kipp Friedman led a colorful childhood. Learn More
  9. Aubrey Beardsley

    Aubrey Beardsley

    $22.95

    An unprecedented glimpse into the life of the æsthetic movement, reprinted for the first time in 80 years. Learn More
  10. The Art of Asking

    Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

    $27.00

    Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. Learn More

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