Nonfiction Hardcover

New nonfiction titles in hardcover hitting our shelves. 

 

Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802158253
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 2nd, 2021

The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680-1790 Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780062410658
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Published: Harper - February 23rd, 2021

Flight of the Diamond Smugglers: A Tale of Pigeons, Obsession, and Greed Along Coastal South Africa Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781631496028
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Published: Liveright - February 23rd, 2021

Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063059900
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Published: Harper - February 23rd, 2021

The Genome Odyssey: Medical Mysteries and the Incredible Quest to Solve Them Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250234995
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Published: Celadon Books - February 23rd, 2021

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The Spymaster of Baghdad: A True Story of Bravery, Family, and Patriotism in the Battle against ISIS Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062947420
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 23rd, 2021

Tom Stoppard: A Life Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9780451493224
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Published: Knopf - February 23rd, 2021

The Delusions of Crowds: Why People Go Mad in Groups Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780802157096
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - February 23rd, 2021

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984880338
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Published: Penguin Press - February 16th, 2021

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593135716
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Published: Crown - February 16th, 2021

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
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Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

The Oak Papers Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063037946
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Published: HarperOne - February 16th, 2021

Earth's Wild Music: Celebrating and Defending the Songs of the Natural World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093676
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Published: Counterpoint - February 16th, 2021

Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374283407
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Published: MCD - February 16th, 2021

Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525557852
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Published: Penguin Press - February 9th, 2021

Probable Impossibilities: Musings on Beginnings and Endings Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524749019
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Published: Pantheon - February 9th, 2021

The Power Wish: Japan's Leading Astrologer Reveals the Moon's Secrets for Finding Success, Happiness, and the Favor of the Universe Cover Image
By Keiko, Rieko Yamanaka (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781984880420
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Published: Penguin Life - February 9th, 2021

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136270
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Published: Crown - February 9th, 2021

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399588587
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Published: Random House - February 9th, 2021

A Year with Swollen Appendices Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780571364619
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Published: Faber & Faber - February 9th, 2021

Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062857873
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Published: Harper - February 9th, 2021

Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393652666
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Soul City: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781627798624
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Published: Metropolitan Books - February 2nd, 2021

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250756121
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That's Pulling Apart Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593135839
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Published: Currency - February 2nd, 2021

What Doesn't Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness - Lessons from a Body in Revolt Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250751454
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 2nd, 2021

Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328974624
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 2nd, 2021

Like Streams to the Ocean: Notes on Ego, Love, and the Things That Make Us Who We Are Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593137239
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Published: Convergent Books - February 2nd, 2021

The Queens' English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780593135006
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Published: Clarkson Potter - February 2nd, 2021

What Is Life?: Five Great Ideas in Biology Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780393541151
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393245585
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Mike Nichols: A Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780399562242
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Published: Penguin Press - February 2nd, 2021

The Mission: A True Story Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062654427
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Published: Custom House - January 26th, 2021

The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency Cover Image
By Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Tove Ditlevsen, Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374602390
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 26th, 2021

Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525575238
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Published: Crown - January 26th, 2021

Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524760267
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Published: Crown - January 26th, 2021

Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393531640
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 26th, 2021

Let Me Tell You What I Mean Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593318485
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Published: Knopf - January 26th, 2021

The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635546
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2021

Breath Taking: The Power, Fragility, and Future of Our Extraordinary Lungs Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802149312
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 19th, 2021

Homo Irrealis: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374171872
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 19th, 2021

Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101981641
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Published: Penguin Press - January 12th, 2021

When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324002833
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005858
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780553459395
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Published: Avery - September 8th, 2020

Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach Us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781452184852
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Published: Chronicle Prism - January 12th, 2021

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781982113346
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Published: Scribner - January 12th, 2021

Saving Justice: Truth, Transparency, and Trust Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250799128
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250155702
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 12th, 2021

In Search of The Color Purple: The Story of an American Masterpiece (Books About Books) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419735301
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Published: Abrams Press - January 12th, 2021

Black, White, and The Grey: The Story of an Unexpected Friendship and a Beloved Restaurant Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856203
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Published: Lorena Jones Books - January 12th, 2021

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501166730
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 5th, 2021

White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982134419
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Published: Atria Books - January 5th, 2021

In the Land of the Cyclops Cover Image
By Karl Ove Knausgaard, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781939810748
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Published: Archipelago - January 5th, 2021

Black-and-White Thinking: The Burden of a Binary Brain in a Complex World Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374110345
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 5th, 2021

Hello, Habits: A Minimalist's Guide to a Better Life Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781324005582
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 5th, 2021

Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524732165
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Published: Knopf - January 5th, 2021

Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780307911797
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Published: Pantheon - January 5th, 2021

Himalaya: A Human History Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393541991
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 5th, 2021

Empire Builder: John D. Spreckels and the Making of San Diego Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781496222916
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - November 1st, 2020

This One Wild and Precious Life: The Path Back to Connection in a Fractured World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062962973
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Published: Dey Street Books - December 29th, 2020

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
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Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250276759
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982114732
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Published: Scribner - December 1st, 2020

Badass Habits: Cultivate the Awareness, Boundaries, and Daily Upgrades You Need to Make Them Stick Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984877437
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Published: Penguin Life - December 1st, 2020

The Natural Navigator, Tenth Anniversary Edition: The Rediscovered Art of Letting Nature Be Your Guide Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781615197149
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Published: The Experiment - November 24th, 2020

Philosophy for Polar Explorers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781524749118
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Published: Pantheon - November 17th, 2020

The Shadow Drawing: How Science Taught Leonardo How to Paint Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374261962
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538745359
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 17th, 2020

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

How I Learned to Understand the World: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266897
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 10th, 2020

Nobody Ever Asked Me about the Girls: Women, Music and Fame Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781627794909
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 10th, 2020

Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780062410283
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Published: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020

The Walker: On Finding and Losing Yourself in the Modern City Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781788738910
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Published: Verso - November 10th, 2020

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541617605
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Published: Basic Books - November 10th, 2020

Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374207946
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543460
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Published: Doubleday - November 10th, 2020

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

An Onion in My Pocket: My Life with Vegetables Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656012
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Published: Knopf - November 10th, 2020

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250800466
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 10th, 2020

Shikake: The Japanese Art of Shaping Behavior Through Design Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781631497810
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Published: Liveright - November 3rd, 2020

Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780008429973
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Published: Fourth Estate - October 1st, 2020

How I Learned to Understand the World: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266897
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 10th, 2020

Magic: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374200121
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063009332
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Published: Harper - November 3rd, 2020

The Best of Me Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316628242
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 3rd, 2020

Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374134709
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 20th, 2020

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780307961167
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Published: Knopf - October 27th, 2020

Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449823
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Published: Hachette Books - October 20th, 2020

A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541675070
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Published: Basic Books - October 20th, 2020

Sweet Dreams: The Story of the New Romantics Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780571353439
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Published: Faber & Faber - October 6th, 2020

Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780226664354
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 5th, 2020

King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780226690896
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 1st, 2020

Shoddy: From Devil’s Dust to the Renaissance of Rags Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780226377759
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 3rd, 2020

Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316628211
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - October 27th, 2020

The Streets of Europe: The Sights, Sounds, and Smells That Shaped Its Great Cities Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226677941
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 1st, 2020

Amber Waves: The Extraordinary Biography of Wheat, from Wild Grass to World Megacrop Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780226553719
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 1st, 2020

The Chemical Age: How Chemists Fought Famine and Disease, Killed Millions, and Changed Our Relationship with the Earth Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780226697246
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 4th, 2020

Heroes and Marvels of the Middle Ages Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781789142129
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Published: Reaktion Books - September 2nd, 2020

The Lost Spells Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781487007799
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Published: Anansi International - October 27th, 2020

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Spirits of San Francisco: Voyages through the Unknown City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635575880
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 20th, 2020

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509684
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Published: One World - October 20th, 2020

Bones: Inside and Out Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324005322
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 20th, 2020

Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525574972
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 20th, 2020

Why Vegan?: Eating Ethically Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631498565
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World's Smells Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781594203954
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Published: Penguin Press - October 20th, 2020

A World Beneath the Sands: The Golden Age of Egyptology Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324006893
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 20th, 2020

The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners: How to Navigate the Dilemmas of Social Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781912891146
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Published: School of Life - October 20th, 2020