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Vesper Flights Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802158673
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Published: Grove Press - July 13th, 2021

Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324090724
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Published: Liveright - June 8th, 2021

Why We Swim Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751375
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 13th, 2021

Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867374
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 1st, 2021

Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867398
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion--Surprising Observations of a Hidden World Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771648028
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Published: Greystone Books - May 18th, 2021

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250798466
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Published: Picador - June 8th, 2021

Why We're Polarized Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476700366
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2021

The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250798817
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Published: Picador - June 1st, 2021

Pure Invention: How Japan Made the Modern World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984826718
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Published: Crown - June 22nd, 2021

Why We Drive: Toward a Philosophy of the Open Road Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741974
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Published: Custom House - June 8th, 2021

Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of
$21.00
ISBN: 9780226789873
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 2nd, 2021

What Is Progress Cover Image
By Aldo Schiavone, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609456689
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Published: Europa Compass - July 13th, 2021

Migratory Birds Cover Image
By Mariana Oliver, Julia Sanches (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945492525
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Published: Transit Books - June 22nd, 2021

The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802148612
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Published: Grove Press - June 22nd, 2021

In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867497
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 25th, 2021

Empire: A New History of the World Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643137681
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 13th, 2021

Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160349
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

Touching This Leviathan Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780870713071
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Published: Oregon State University Press - April 1st, 2021

Swimming to the Top of the Tide: Finding Life Where Land and Water Meet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781942658870
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - June 8th, 2021

The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250798503
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Published: Picador - June 1st, 2021

Renowned architect Frederick Law Olmstead (designer of NY's Central Park) was a correspondent for the NY Times in his youth and spent months traveling the South in the 1850's trying to get a handle on the tension surrounding slavery and the widening divide happening in America in the decade leading up to the Civil War. When Tony Horwitz stumbled on this historical tidbit, he decided to follow Olmstead's path through the South, since the parallels with 1850's America and 2019's are starkly, frighteningly similar. Have we really spent the last 170 years only to come to stare into the same awful chasm between us? Horwitz (who sadly died just after publication) approaches it all with tremendous humanity and homor - he's long been one of my favorites and a true gem.  -seth


Digging Deeper: How Archaeology Works Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780691208572
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 3rd, 2020

Coffeeland: One Man's Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143110743
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2021