REAL LIFE

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  1. Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa

    Freak Out! My Life with Frank Zappa

    $19.95

    In 1967, 21-year-old Pauline Butcher was working for a London secretarial agency when one evening a call came through from a Mr Frank Zappa asking for a typist to come to his hotel room. The assignment would change her life forever. Learn More
  2. 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
  4. Goddess of the Market

    Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right

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    Worshipped by her fans, denounced by her enemies, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and markets shaped the conservative movement from its earliest days. Learn More
  5. Gonzo

    Gonzo: The Life Of Hunter S. Thompson

    $16.00

    Hailed everywhere as a brilliant biography, GONZO is a startling portrait of Hunter S. Thompson, the genius who spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark works as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas--and revolutionized the art of writing. Learn More
  6. Half a Life (trade paperback)

    Half a Life: A Memoir

    $13.00

    “Half my life ago, I killed a girl.”

    So begins Darin Strauss’ Half a Life, the true story of how one outing in his father’s Oldsmobile resulted in the death of a classmate and the beginning of a different, darker life for the author. Learn More
  7. Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

    Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

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    "There are no dangerous thoughts for the simple reason that thinking itself is such a dangerous enterprise." —Hannah Arendt Learn More
  8. Hardcore Zen

    Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies And The Truth About Reality

    $14.95

    Question authority. Question society. Question reality. Question yourself. Question your conclusions, your judgments, your answers. Question this. Learn More
  9. Harley Loco

    Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

    $16.00

    When Rayya Elias was seven, her family fled their native Syria to settle in Detroit. Bullied in school and rebelling against her traditional home-life, Rayya turned her sights to fashion and music. She became a hairdresser and started a band that played the club scene in the early 1980s before she moved to New York at age twenty-three to further her musical career. Learn More
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    Harmful To Minors

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    The Perils Of Protecting Children From Sex. Learn More

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