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  1. Apathy for the Devil

    Apathy for the Devil: A Seventies Memoir

    $17.95

    Chronicling Nick Kent’s up-close , personal, often harrowing adventures with the Rolling Stones, Lester Bangs, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, the Sex Pistols, and Chrissie Hynde, among scores of others, Apathy for the Devil is a picaresque memoir that bears witness to the beautiful and the damned of this turbulent decade. Learn More
  2. Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

    Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens

    $18.00

    The first new book of essays by Christopher Hitchens since 2004, ARGUABLY offers an indispensable key to understanding the passionate and skeptical spirit of one of our most dazzling writers, widely admired for the clarity of his style, a result of his disciplined and candid thinking. Learn More
  3. Autobiography of Malcolm X

    Autobiography of Malcolm X (trade paperback)

    $15.00

    If there was any one man who articulated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s, that man was Malxolm X. Learn More
  4. BAD: The Autobiography of James Carr

    BAD: The Autobiography of James Carr

    $16.00

    "When I was nine years old I burned down my school." —from the text. Learn More
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    Ballad Of The Whiskey Robber

    $13.99

    A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, And Broken Hearts Learn More
  6. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (trade paperback)

    Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

    $16.00

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    An awe-inspiring, often hilarious, and unerringly honest story of one mother's exercise in extreme parenting, revealing the rewards-and the costs-of raising her children the Chinese way. Learn More
  7. Beggars Of Life

    Beggars Of Life: A Hobo Autobiography

    $15.00

    A bestseller in 1924, this vivid piece of outlaw history has inexplicably faded from the public consciousness. Jim Tully takes us across the seamy underbelly of pre-WWI America on freight trains, and inside hobo jungles and brothels while narrowly averting railroad bulls (cops) and wardens of order. Learn More
  8. Beyond Belief

    Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape

    $15.99

    Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. Learn More
  9. Biographical Novel: Che Guevara

    Biographical Novel: Che Guevara

    $14.95

    Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, the legendary Argentinian revolutionary, was at the forefront of the Cuban revolution, tearing down the power of a corrupt government and investing it in the hands of the people. Learn More
  10. Blue Nights (trade paperback)

    Blue Nights

    $15.00

    From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with bits of her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new book by Joan Didion examines her thoughts, fears, and doubts regarding having children, illness, and growing old. Learn More

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