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  1. 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
  2. Edie: American Girl

    Edie: American Girl

    $17.00

    When Edie was first published, it quickly became an international bestseller and then took its place among the classic books about the 1960s. Learn More
  3. The Elfish Gene

    Elfish Gene - Dungeons, Dragons And Growing Up Strange: A Memoir

    $14.00

    A laugh-out-loud funny memoir about a fantasy addicted youth. Learn More
  4. Embrace Your Insignificance

    Embrace Your Insignificance: Lessons Learned Teaching English in Japan

    $11.00

    Bob Gaulke's 2nd book (after The Nervous Tourist) is his personal adventure into the world of teaching English in Japan. Learn More
  5. An Emergency in Slow Motion (paperback)

    Emergency in Slow Motion: The Inner Life of Diane Arbus

    $16.00

    Diane Arbus was one of the most brilliant and revered photographers in the history of American art. Her portraits, in stark black and white, seemed to reveal the psychological truths of their subjects. But after she committed suicide in 1971, at the age of forty-eight, the presumed chaos and darkness of her own inner life became, for many viewers, inextricable from her work. Learn More
  6. The End Of Eve

    End Of Eve: A Memoir

    $16.95

    At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college and a son in preschool. But life’s happy endings don’t always last. If it’s not one thing, after all, it’s your mother. Learn More
  7. Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview

    Ernest Hemingway: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

    $15.95

    An extraordinary collection of pugnacious, charming, and revealing interviews with the Nobel Prize-winning author who defined and transformed American literature. Learn More
  8. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

    Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

    $17.00

    The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace. Learn More
  9. eYE Marty

    eYE Marty: The Newly Discovered Autobiography of a Comic Genius

    $34.95

    Completed before he died, thirty years ago, this is the newly discovered autobiography of one of the most influential comedians of recent times, Marty Feldman. Learn More
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    Eyeing The Flash

    $23.00

    The Education of a Carnival Con Artist Learn More
  11. Fairyland

    Fairyland: A Memoir Of My Father

    $15.95

    A beautiful, vibrant memoir about growing up motherless in 1970s and ’80s San Francisco with an openly gay father. Learn More
  12. The Faraway Nearby

    Faraway Nearby

    $16.00

    This personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a fitting companion to her beloved A Field Guide for Getting Lost. Learn More
  13. Farm City

    Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

    $16.00

    An unforgettably charming memoir, Farm City is full of hilarious moments, fascinating farmer's tips, and a great deal of heart. Learn More
  14. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

    Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone: The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson

    $18.00

    From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive collection of the journalist’s finest work from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a career at the magazine that was his literary home. Learn More
  15. Fellowship

    Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

    $35.00

    C. S. Lewis is the 20th century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. Learn More
  16. Five Years In The Warsaw Ghetto

    Five Years In The Warsaw Ghetto

    $19.00

    Born in a small town outside of Warsaw in 1889, Bernard Goldstein joined the Jewish labor organization, the Bund, at the age of 16 and dedicated his life to organizing workers and resisting tyranny. Learn More
  17. Forced Entries

    Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries: 1971-1973

    $15.00

    The illuminating, shocking, humorous diary that tells all about the sex, the frugs and the atmosphere of New York in the late '60s and early '70s. Learn More
  18. 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
  19. The Frood (paperback)

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

    $18.95

    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
  20. Furiously Happy

    Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

    $26.99

    In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. Learn More
  21. Gamelife

    Gamelife: A Memoir

    $25.00

    You have been awakened. Learn More
  22. Generation Rx

    Generation Rx: A Story of Dope, Death and America's Opiate Crisis

    $16.95

    What had happened to my baby brother? How did a tiny little pill shatter our family? When did we first begin losing Pat? Learn More
  23. Giovanni's Room

    Giovanni's Room

    $14.00

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. Learn More
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    Girl Boy Girl: How I Became JT LeRoy

    $17.95

    In January 2006, The New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. Learn More
  25. Gnarr! (softcover)

    Gnarr! How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World

    $16.95

    In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . . Learn More

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