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Picture of Severed: A history of Heads Lost and Heads Found.

Severed: A history of Heads Lost and Heads Found.

Larson, Frances.

Includes discussions of shrunken heads, trophy heads, framed heads, frozen heads, heads th...

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Picture of A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life.

A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search for the Origin of Life.

Mesler, Bill and Cleaves, H. James.

A fascinating exploration of the subject, enriched by portraits of the scientists involved...

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Picture of The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century.

The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century.

Rosen, William.

From May to August 1315 it did not stop raining in northern Europe. Next came the coldest ...

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Picture of The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal.

The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal.

Allen, Charles.

In 1898, excavations on an estate near the India-Nepal border uncovered a huge stone coffe...

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Picture of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.

Andrews, Jesse.

You may have been to see the movie they made with the same title. It won a lot of awards a...

$34.95 $12.95

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Picture of Dickens and Massachusetts: The Lasting Legacy of the Commonwealth Visits.

Dickens and Massachusetts: The Lasting Legacy of the Commonwealth Visits.

Archibald, Diana C. and Brattin Joel J. (eds.).

Although Charles Dickens saw a lot he disliked in America, he enjoyed both his visits (25 ...

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Picture of Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.

Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.

Bard, Mitchell.

Documents how the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East has escalated to attacks direct...

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Picture of Wellington's Dearest Georgy: The Life and Loves of Lady Georgiana Lennox.

Wellington's Dearest Georgy: The Life and Loves of Lady Georgiana Lennox.

Crossland, Alice Marie.

Her friendship with the Duke of Wellington lasted from her teens for forty-six years. Thei...

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Picture of Original Skin: Exploring the Marvels of the Human Hide.

Original Skin: Exploring the Marvels of the Human Hide.

Cuskelly, Maryrose.

The skin is the largest organ in the human body. It is protective, fragile and is the edge...

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Picture of The Trip: Andy Warhol's Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure.

The Trip: Andy Warhol's Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure.

Davis, Deborah.

This little-known road trip took place in 1963. Warhol and a group of friends drove from N...

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Picture of War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945.

War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945.

Duffy, James P.

Forgotten by the Americans maybe, but well-remembered in Australian history. At stake was ...

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Picture of Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and The Life Line.

Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and The Life Line.

Foster, Kathleen A.

This is considered his masterpiece (‘one of the country’s most gifted artists at his narra...

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Picture of Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008.

Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954-2008.

Gordimer, Nadine.

A comprehensive collection of essays by the Nobel Prize-winning author, in which she ‘…bea...

$79.95 $19.95

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Picture of Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering.

Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering.

Hamilton, Clive.

It sounds like science fiction, but scientists, governments, and businesses are already wo...

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Picture of Contagion: How Commerce Has Spread Disease.

Contagion: How Commerce Has Spread Disease.

Harrison, Mark.

The author is a medical historian and gives a compelling account of how deadly diseases ha...

$75.00 $19.95

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Picture of After Hitler:The last Ten Days of World War II in Europe.

After Hitler:The last Ten Days of World War II in Europe.

Jones, Michael.

After Hitler committed suicide on April 30th 1945, victory in Europe was not celebrated ti...

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Picture of Schumann: A Chorus of Voices.

Schumann: A Chorus of Voices.

Tibbetts, John C.

The author is a Shumann scholar of great repute, and he reveals the rewards and challenges...

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Picture of The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack and Other Cautionary Tales from Human Evolution.

The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack and Other Cautionary Tales from Human Evolution.

Tattersall. Ian.

The author has spent his life involved in the study of paleoanthropology, and here he disc...

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Picture of Austerity: The Great Failure.

Austerity: The Great Failure.

Schui, Florian.

He critiques austerity as a system of economic management and discusses why austerity stil...

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Picture of Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records.

Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records.

Petrusich, Amanda.

A tale of obsessive record collectors, including scholars, scroungers, hoarders, and heroe...

$50.00 $14.95

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Picture of Facing Beauty: Painted Women and Cosmic Art.

Facing Beauty: Painted Women and Cosmic Art.

Ribeiro, Aileen.

A ravishing look at the shifting perceptions of female beauty, it depicts some of the most...

$29.95

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