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What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
What We See When We Read (Vintage Original)
by Peter Mendelsund
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"Wow....Mendelsund has changed the way I think about reading. Like the Wizard of Oz tornado, Mendelsund's lucid, questing prose and his surprising, joyful visuals collide to create a similar weather system inside the reader. Not only are you carried off... (read more)

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The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Art Of...)
The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Art Of...)
by Carl Phillips
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The award-winning poet Carl Phillipss invaluable essays on poetry, the tenth volume in the celebrated Art of series of books on the craft of writing In six insightful essays, Carl Phillips meditates on the craft of poetry, its capacity for making a space... (read more)

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Meat Is for Pussies: A How-To Guide for Dudes Who Want to Get Fit, Kick Ass, and Take Names
Meat Is for Pussies: A How-To Guide for Dudes Who Want to Get Fit, Kick Ass, and Take Names
by John Joseph
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From author, triathlete, and punk rocker John Joseph, a provocative, entertaining, and eye-opening guide to plant-based life that crushes the myth that eating meat is macho. At first glance, few people would associate the word “vegan” with... (read more)

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Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2015: For Private and Independent School Admissions (Kaplan Test Prep)
Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2015: For Private and Independent School Admissions (Kaplan Test Prep)
by Kaplan
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Every year, nearly 100,000 students take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) in order to gain admission to a top private school. Kaplan SSAT & ISEE 2014-2015 provides the perfect mix... (read more)

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Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels
by Brian Michael Bendis
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Brian Michael Bendis is an award winning comics creator and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. For the last twelve years, Bendis's books have dominated the top of nationwide comic and graphic novel sales charts. As a leading... (read more)

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves Day-To-Day Calendar: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Eats, Shoots & Leaves Day-To-Day Calendar: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
by Lynne Truss
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves 2015 Day-to-Day Calendar: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation is a word-lover's and wordsmith's calendar that is based on the punctuation sensation Eats, Shoots & Leaves.With such observations as "people truly do not know... (read more)

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How to Become a Navy Seal: Everything You Need to Know to Become a Member of the US Navy's Elite Force
How to Become a Navy Seal: Everything You Need to Know to Become a Member of the US Navy's Elite Force
by Don Mann
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Do you want to be a member of one of the worlds most elite special operations forces? Not everyone has what it takes to become a Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, and Land). The training required—and the job itself—is exhausting and demanding... (read more)

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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition (College Test Preparation)
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition (College Test Preparation)
by Princeton Review
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College Handbook (College Board College Handbook)
College Handbook (College Board College Handbook)
by The College Board (cor)
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This is the only guide available that contains objective information on every accredited college in the United States—2,200 four-year colleges and universities, and 1,700 two-year community colleges and technical schools. With its clearly laid-... (read more)

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Barron's PSAT/NMSQT (Barron's PSAT/NMSQT)
Barron's PSAT/NMSQT (Barron's PSAT/NMSQT)
by Sharon Weiner Green
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This revised and updated test prep manual prepares high school students for the PSAT -- the preliminary version of the SAT college entrance exam -- with features that include: A diagnostic test with answers to help test takers pinpoint areas that need... (read more)

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Uncle John's Plunges Into Canada
Uncle John's Plunges Into Canada
by Bathroom Readers' Institute
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Uncle John and the folks at the Bathroom Readers Institute love all things Canadian and figure that just because they werent lucky enough to be born in the Great White North doesnt mean they cant devote an entire Bathroom Reader to the cause . . . and... (read more)

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MCAT General Chemistry Review
MCAT General Chemistry Review
by Alexander Stone Macnow
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This book is designed with MCAT 2015 test-takers in mind, covering all the necessary General Chemistry material for the overhauled MCAT 2015 exam. It features tips and tricks to maximize study efficiency and success on Test Day. The MCAT is changing in... (read more)

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365 Days of Amazing Trivia Page-A-Day
365 Days of Amazing Trivia Page-A-Day
by Workman Publishing (cor)
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What bird has the slowest wing beat--only one beat per second? (The vulture). 365 Days of Amazing Trivia keeps trivia buffs entertained with a fun and surprising factoid every day. Test your knowledge with a wide range of history questions, pop culture... (read more)

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Reworking English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global Interrogations, Local Interventions
Reworking English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global Interrogations, Local Interventions
by Bruce (edt) Horner
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In Reworking English in Rhetoric and Composition, editors Bruce Horner and Karen Kopelson gather leading scholars and new voices in the field of rhetoric and composition to offer a dynamic new perspective on English as it is used today. This provocative... (read more)

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Kaplan ACT [With CDROM] (Kaplan ACT)
Kaplan ACT [With CDROM] (Kaplan ACT)
by Inc. (cor) Kaplan
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The essential, comprehensive ACT guide from Kaplan, leader in test prep for 75 years, provides proven test-taking strategies, realistic practice questions and test, detailed answer explanations, and video tutorials so you score higher on test day... (read more)

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MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review
MCAT Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Review
by Alexander Stone Macnow
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This book is designed with MCAT 2015 test-takers in mind, covering all the necessary Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills material for the overhauled MCAT 2015 exam. It features tips and tricks to maximize study efficiency and success on Test Day. The... (read more)

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Kaplan MCAT Biology Review (Kaplan MCAT Biology Review Notes)
Kaplan MCAT Biology Review (Kaplan MCAT Biology Review Notes)
by Alexander Stone Macnow, M.d. (edt)
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This book is designed with MCAT 2015 test-takers in mind, covering all the necessary Biology material for the overhauled MCAT 2015 exam. It features tips and tricks to maximize study efficiency and success on Test Day. The MCAT is changing in 2015. With... (read more)

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How to Greet the Queen: And Other Questions of Modern Etiquette
How to Greet the Queen: And Other Questions of Modern Etiquette
by Caroline Taggart
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A follow-up to Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English offers a practical, tongue-in-cheek look at all aspects of Royal manners and etiquette Her Ladyship gives practical and invaluable advice on every aspect of royal etiquette: how to behave... (read more)

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8 First Choices: An Expert's Strategies for Getting Into College
8 First Choices: An Expert's Strategies for Getting Into College
by Joyce Slayton Mitchell
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Written within an educational framework, this handbook offers general guidance to help students do a self-assessment and select the top eight colleges that are the strongest fit for them. Establishing readers as anthropologists, students will learn to... (read more)

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The Right Word: Correcting Commonly Confused, Misspelled, and Misused Words
The Right Word: Correcting Commonly Confused, Misspelled, and Misused Words
by Elizabeth Morrison
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Affect or effect? Right, write, or rite? Soul or sole? Two, too, or to? English can certainly be a confusing language, whether you're a native speaker or learning it as a second language. The Right Word is the essential reference to help anyone master... (read more)

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