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Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
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Published: Seal 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

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

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

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

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

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

Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324006756
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781631491375
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Published: Liveright - October 13th, 2020

The Language of Thieves: My Family's Obsession with a Secret Code the Nazis Tried to Eliminate Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005919
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982157289
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Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780393292268
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2020

The National Road: Dispatches from a Changing America Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640092907
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 13th, 2020

The Radiant Lives of Animals Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780807047927
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Published: Beacon Press - October 13th, 2020

How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
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Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

Why Didn't We Riot?: A Black Man in Trumpland Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781635420289
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Published: Other Press - October 6th, 2020

Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250241771
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Published: Celadon Books - October 6th, 2020

The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385544009
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Published: Doubleday - October 6th, 2020

Is This Anything? Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982112691
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358126607
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 6th, 2020

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His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781501125485
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 29th, 2020

The Art of Stillness in a Noisy World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781784883690
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Published: Hardie Grant - September 29th, 2020

A Passion for Ignorance: What We Choose Not to Know and Why Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691195605
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 29th, 2020

Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781468316063
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 22nd, 2020

Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747169
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Published: Pantheon - September 22nd, 2020

Standoff: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250204219
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 22nd, 2020

Gods at Play: An Eyewitness Account of Great Moments in American Sports Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324004271
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 22nd, 2020

The Folly and the Glory: America, Russia, and Political Warfare 1945–2020 Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781627790857
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 22nd, 2020

Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982128654
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Published: Atria Books - September 15th, 2020

If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631496103
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Published: Liveright - September 15th, 2020

Great Adaptations: Star-Nosed Moles, Electric Eels, and Other Tales of Evolution's Mysteries Solved Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691195254
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 15th, 2020

A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616209117
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 15th, 2020

The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062999719
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Published: Amistad - September 15th, 2020

The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781982143091
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Published: Scribner - September 15th, 2020

Wild Thing: The Short, Spellbinding Life of Jimi Hendrix Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631495892
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Published: Liveright - September 15th, 2020

Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136300
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Published: Crown - September 15th, 2020

Rage Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982131739
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 15th, 2020

Money From Nothing: Or, Why We Should Stop Worrying About Debt and Learn to Love the Federal Reserve Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781612198569
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Published: Melville House - September 15th, 2020

A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250769930
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Published: Metropolitan Books - September 15th, 2020

The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good? Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374289980
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 15th, 2020

Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World's Most Infamous Items Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683692362
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Published: Quirk Books - September 15th, 2020

How Baseball Happened: Outrageous Lies Exposed! the True Story Revealed Cover Image
By Thomas W. Gilbert, John Thorn (Introduction by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781567926774
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 15th, 2020

The Writer's Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062968500
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Published: HarperOne - September 8th, 2020

Young Rembrandt: A Biography Cover Image
By Onno Blom, Beverley Jackson (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393531794
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

The Great Secret: The Classified World War II Disaster that Launched the War on Cancer Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324002505
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 8th, 2020

What Can I Do?: My Path from Climate Despair to Action Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593296226
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525561477
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession with the New Has Disrupted the Work That Matters Most Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525575689
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Published: Currency - September 8th, 2020

The Polymath: A Cultural History from Leonardo da Vinci to Susan Sontag Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780300250022
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Published: Yale University Press - September 8th, 2020

A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984825780
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Published: Crown - September 8th, 2020

The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374173227
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 8th, 2020

No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984877864
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Published: Penguin Press - September 8th, 2020

Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

Ancient Bones: Unearthing the Astonishing New Story of How We Became Human Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781771647519
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Published: Greystone Books - September 8th, 2020

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

The Baddest Bitch in the Room: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220090
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Published: Catapult - September 8th, 2020

Think Like a Feminist: The Philosophy Behind the Revolution Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324003090
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374112660
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 1st, 2020

The City on the Thames: The Creation of a World Capital: A History of London Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781643135526
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Published: Pegasus Books - September 1st, 2020

Having and Being Had Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537458
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 1st, 2020

I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982138127
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Published: Atria Books - September 1st, 2020

The Human Cosmos: Civilization and the Stars Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593183014
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Published: Dutton - September 1st, 2020

The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385540452
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Published: Doubleday - September 1st, 2020

The Smart Wife: Why Siri, Alexa, and Other Smart Home Devices Need a Feminist Reboot Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262044370
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Published: The MIT Press - September 1st, 2020

Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945 (Pacific War Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393080650
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

In Defense of Looting: A Riotous History of Uncivil Action Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781645036692
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 25th, 2020

2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250268174
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 25th, 2020

How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635576887
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 25th, 2020

The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life--and Saved an American Farm Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593129395
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 25th, 2020

His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope Cover Image
By Jon Meacham, John Lewis (Afterword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984855022
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Published: Random House - August 25th, 2020

The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524733216
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Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307907493
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Published: Pantheon - August 25th, 2020

Tales from the Ant World Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495564
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Published: Liveright - August 25th, 2020

This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005544
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 25th, 2020

El Jefe: The Stalking of Chapo Guzmán Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250254504
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 25th, 2020

Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062936790
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Published: HarperOne - August 25th, 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