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Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies
Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies
by Alastair Bonnett
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The real-life answers to Italo Calvinos Invisible Cities, Unruly Places explores the most extraordinary, off-grid, offbeat places on the planet. Alastair Bonnetts tour of the planets most unlikely micro-nations, moving villages, secret cities, and no... (read more)

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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life
by William Deresiewicz
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A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply.... (read more)

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I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)
by Chuck Klosterman
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One-of-a-kind cultural critic and New York Times bestselling author Chuck Klosterman “offers up great facts, interesting cultural insights, and thought-provoking moral calculations in this look at our love affair with the anti-hero” (New York... (read more)

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Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society
by Gareth Stedman Jones
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In the second half of the nineteenth century, Victorian middle and upper classes felt increasingly threatened by the masses of "outcast London." Gareth Stedman Jones, working from a mass of statistical and documentary evidence, argues that after 1850... (read more)

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The Remarriage Blueprint: How Remarried Couples and Their Families Succeed or Fail
The Remarriage Blueprint: How Remarried Couples and Their Families Succeed or Fail
by Maggie Scarf
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A New York Times bestselling relationship expert shares stories of seven remarried couples—and explains the unique challenges these families face and how anyone can bypass roadblocks to lasting intimacy and enjoy a happy home life: “A... (read more)

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On Death & Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy & Their Own Families
On Death & Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy & Their Own Families
by Elisabeth Kubler-ross, M.d.
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Ten years after Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s death, a commemorative edition with a new introduction and updated resources section of her beloved groundbreaking classic on the five stages of grief. One of the most important psychological studies of... (read more)

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Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance
Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance
by Heather Laine Talley
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Imagine yourself without a face—the task seems impossible. The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our ‘self. Yet, human faces are also functionally essential as... (read more)

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Public Engagement and Social Science
Public Engagement and Social Science
by Stella (edt) Maile
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Drawing on social science conversations at a lively café in Bristol, this highly original book explores the value of public engagement in a wider social science context. The chapters range from themes such as the dialogic character of the... (read more)

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The Food History Reader: Primary Sources
The Food History Reader: Primary Sources
by Ken (edt) Albala
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With the proliferation of food history courses and avid interest amongst scholars and the public, the need for a comprehensive collection of primary texts is urgent. This is the definitive reader, spanning the globe from classical antiquity to the... (read more)

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From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath
From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath
by Kenan Malik
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Kenan Malik is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster. He is a visiting senior fellow in the Department of Political, International and Policy Studies at the University of Surrey. He is a presenter of Analysis on BBC Radio 4 and a panelist on the BBCs The... (read more)

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The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture
The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture
by Euny Hong
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A FRESH, FUNNY, UP-CLOSE LOOK AT HOW SOUTH KOREA REMADE ITSELF AS THE WORLDS POP CULTURE POWERHOUSE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY By now, everyone in the world knows the song “Gangnam Style” and Psy, an instantly recognizable star... (read more)

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There Goes the Gayborhood? (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)
There Goes the Gayborhood? (Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology)
by Amin Ghaziani
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"What happens to cities when gay life moves out of the closet and into the streets? In this important book, Amin Ghaziani examines the cultural politics and political economy of the gayborhood, charting its emergence as a safe space in a hostile... (read more)

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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
by Rachel Bertsche
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Rachel Bertsche is the bestselling author of MWF Seeking BFF. She is also a journalist and editor, whose work has appeared in O: The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire, More, Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Fitness, Women’s Health, New... (read more)

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The Comic Offense from Vaudeville to Contemporary Comedy: Larry David, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Dave Chappelle
The Comic Offense from Vaudeville to Contemporary Comedy: Larry David, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Dave Chappelle
by Rick Desrochers
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The Comic Offense from Vaudeville to Contemporary Comedy examines how contemporary writer/performers are influenced by the comedic vaudevillians of the early 20th century. By tracing the history and legacy of the vaudeville era and performance acts, like... (read more)

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Social Psychology
Social Psychology
by John D. Delamater
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Written by well-known sociologists John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, and Jessica L. Collett, this fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is a highly accessible and engaging exploration of the question “what is it that makes us who... (read more)

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Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women's Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women's Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
by Sharlene Hesse-biber
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Waiting for Cancer to Come tells the stories of women who are struggling with their high risk for cancer. Based on interviews and surveys of dozens of women, this book pieces together the diverse yet interlocking experiences of women who have tested... (read more)

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Exits to the Posthuman Future
Exits to the Posthuman Future
by Arthur Kroker
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Exits to the Posthuman Future is media theory for a global digital society which thrives, and sometimes perishes, at the intersection of technologies of speed, distant ethics and a pervasive cultural anxiety. Arthur Kroker’s incisive and insightful... (read more)

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Storyworlds Across Media: Toward a Media-Conscious Narratology (Frontiers of Narrative)
Storyworlds Across Media: Toward a Media-Conscious Narratology (Frontiers of Narrative)
by Marie-laure (edt) Ryan
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The proliferation of media and their ever-increasing role in our daily life has produced a strong sense that understanding media—everything from oral storytelling, literary narrative, newspapers, and comics to radio, film, TV, and video games... (read more)

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Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women's Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women's Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
by Sharlene Hesse-biber
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Waiting for Cancer to Come tells the stories of women who are struggling with their high risk for cancer. Based on interviews and surveys of dozens of women, this book pieces together the diverse yet interlocking experiences of women who have tested... (read more)

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Masters of the Word: How Media Shaped History from the Alphabet to the Internet
Masters of the Word: How Media Shaped History from the Alphabet to the Internet
by William J. Bernstein
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In his new book, William J. Bernstein, the celebrated author of A Splendid Exchange, chronicles the history of media, starting with the origin of writing thousands of years ago in Mesopotamia. The revolutionary tool gave rise to the worlds ancient... (read more)

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