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How to Read a Book
How to Read a Book
by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
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How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated. You are told... (read more)

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My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop
My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop
by Ronald Rice
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In this enthusiastic, heartfelt, and sometimes humorous ode to bookshops and booksellers, 84 known authors pay tribute to the brick-and-mortar stores they love and often call their second homes. In My Bookstore our greatest authors write about the... (read more)

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To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction
To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction
by Phillip Lopate
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Distinguished author Phillip Lopate, editor of the celebrated anthology The Art of the Personal Essay, is universally acclaimed as “one of our best personal essayists” (Dallas Morning News). Here, combining more than forty years of lessons... (read more)

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Ernest Hemingway on Writing
Ernest Hemingway on Writing
by Ernest Hemingway
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An assemblage of reflections on the nature of writing and the writer from one the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. Throughout Hemingway’s career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing—that it... (read more)

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Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir
Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir
by Beth Kephart
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In the tradition of Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, a critically acclaimed National Book Award finalist shares inspiration and practical advice for writing a memoir. Writing memoir is a deeply personal, and consequential, undertaking. As the acclaimed... (read more)

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Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
Physics for Rock Stars: Making the Laws of the Universe Work for You
by Christine McKinley
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From the host of the History channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded: the laws of the universe like you've never experienced them before. This approachable book explains the world of physics with clarity, humor, and a dash of adventure. Physics for Rock Stars... (read more)

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Getting Into Guinness: One Man's Longest, Fastest, Highest Journey Inside the World's Most Famous Record Book
Getting Into Guinness: One Man's Longest, Fastest, Highest Journey Inside the World's Most Famous Record Book
by Larry Olmsted
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A fascinating mix of participatory journalism and history, Getting Into Guinnessis the never-before-told story of the bestselling copyrighted book of all time. Veteran reporter Larry Olmsted began a personal quest to break an existing world record, then... (read more)

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Nobel: A Century of Prize Winners
Nobel: A Century of Prize Winners
by Michael Worek
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The story of the winners of the world's most prestigious prize. The Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award one can receive. The Prize is administered by the Nobel Foundation, and the award ceremonies receive extensive media coverage.... (read more)

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson
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Spiked with suspense that builds toward inevitable disaster, this gripping story of the ill-fated luxury liner, Lusitania, demonstrates once again Larson's unparalleled skill at narrative history. For all of us who waited in anticipation of his next book,... (read more)

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Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons (Calvin and Hobbes)
Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons (Calvin and Hobbes)
by Bill Watterson
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Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
Merriam Webster Dictionary 11TH Edition
by Webster
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A completely revised and updated edition of this best selling language reference is now available. COvers the core vocabulary of everyday life with over 75,000 clear, concise definitions. Inlcudes pronunciations, word origins and synonym lists. Special... (read more)

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The Civility Solution: What to Do When People Are Rude
The Civility Solution: What to Do When People Are Rude
by P Forni
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Many of us find ourselves confronted with rudeness every day and dont know how to respond. P.M. Forni, the author of the acclaimed Choosing Civility, has the answer. In The Civility Solution, he provides more than one hundred different situations, and... (read more)

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The Birds and Bees of Words: A Guide to the Most Common Errors in Usage, Spelling, and Grammar
The Birds and Bees of Words: A Guide to the Most Common Errors in Usage, Spelling, and Grammar
by Mary Embree
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Himbo: a male bimbo. Protire: leave a boring job to do something more interesting. Sheeple: people who follow the crowd. These are just a few of the newly evolved words discussed and explained in The Birds and Bees of Words, an entertaining, informative... (read more)

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The American Century Thesaurus
The American Century Thesaurus
by American Century
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Created by the Oxford University Press, this thesaurus contains over 250,000 synonyms and a guide to precise synonym choice.... (read more)

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The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge
The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge
by Manuel Lima
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Our critically acclaimed bestseller Visual Complexity was the first in-depth examination of the burgeoning field of information visualization. Particularly noteworthy are the numerous historical examples of past efforts to make sense of complex systems... (read more)

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Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Survival Manual
Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Survival Manual
by Rich Johnson
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Whether you’re lost in the woods, facing an armed insurrection, or preparing for a hurricane, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine are the people you want on your side. This book is the one you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself,... (read more)

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Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life
Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life
by Dani Shapiro
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“Everything I know about life, I learned from the daily practice of sitting down to write.” From the best-selling author of Devotion and Slow Motion comes a witty, heartfelt, and practical look at the exhilarating and challenging process of... (read more)

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The Best Flea, Antique, Vintage, and New-Style Markets in America
The Best Flea, Antique, Vintage, and New-Style Markets in America
by Pamela Keech
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Among the countless flea markets in America, there are those that deserve to be called legendary. Scattered around the country, these are the markets with hundreds—sometimes thousands—of dealers and whose spectacular settings, covetable... (read more)

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The New Geography of Jobs
The New Geography of Jobs
by Enrico Moretti
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andquot;A persuasive look at why some U.S. cities have prospered in recent decades while others have declined.andquot;andmdash;Bloomberg Businessweek Weandrsquo;re used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus... (read more)

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Zombies Hate Stuff
Zombies Hate Stuff
by Greg Stones
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Zombies hate clowns. They also hate hippies, not to mention zip lines, penguins, moon penguins, nudists, weddings, sharing, and kittens. They really hate unicorns, strangely don't mind Canadians, and love YOU. Each of Greg Stones's ghoulishly colorful... (read more)

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