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Picture of Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality.

Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality.

Kumar, Manjit.

If you are interested in science and the philosophy of science, this story of the conflict...

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Picture of The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason.

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason.

Harris, Sam.

Focuses on the common thread that links Islamic terrorism with the irrationality of all re...

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Picture of The Dover Anthology of Cat Stories.

The Dover Anthology of Cat Stories.

These classic tales celebrate the mystery, independence, beauty, and loyaly of cats. Contr...

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Picture of The Blitzed City: The Destruction of Coventry, 1940.

The Blitzed City: The Destruction of Coventry, 1940.

Farrington, Karen.

The German bombers destroyed buildings, factories and the cathedral. Thousands were homele...

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Picture of 20 Ways to Draw a Bike: And 44 Other Incredible Ways to Get Around: A Ssketchbook for Artists, Designers and Doodlers.

20 Ways to Draw a Bike: And 44 Other Incredible Ways to Get Around: A Ssketchbook for Artists, Designers and Doodlers.

Hancock, James Gulliver.

A celebration of transportation in 45 modes, each one of which contains 20 examples all dr...

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Picture of Create Jewelry: Stones.

Create Jewelry: Stones.

Blessing, Marlene and Hogsett, Jamie.

The projects involve using semiprecious gemstones, and are divided into Classic, Special O...

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Picture of Primitive Rebels: Studies in Archaic Forms of Social Movement in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Primitive Rebels: Studies in Archaic Forms of Social Movement in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

Hobsbawm, Eric.

He discusses how Robin Hood, secret societies, revolutionary peasants, Mafiosi, Spanish Ci...

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Picture of Crome Yellow.

Crome Yellow.

Huxley, Aldous.

Denis Stone is a solemn and self-concious young poet who joins a summer house party at Cro...

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Picture of Goodbye To Berlin.

Goodbye To Berlin.

Isherwood, Christopher.

The six stories form a roughly continuous narrative of pre-war Weimar Germany and all its ...

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Picture of A Single Man.

A Single Man.

Isherwood, Christopher.

George is an English professor of literature working in California. He is determined to ca...

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Picture of The Intimate Universe: How the Stars are Closer Than You Think.

The Intimate Universe: How the Stars are Closer Than You Think.

Kukula, Marek.

He explains how every molecule, atom, and subatomic particle here on Earth can trace its o...

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Picture of Ludwig Bemelmans Favorite Stories: Hansi: Rosebud: and The Castle Number Nine.

Ludwig Bemelmans Favorite Stories: Hansi: Rosebud: and The Castle Number Nine.

Bemelmans, Ludwig.

Told and illustrated in the 1930s and 40s, these stories by the author of the much-loved <...

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Picture of The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal.

The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal.

Morris, Desmond.

I remember how controversial this was when it came out in 1967. In some parts of the world...

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Picture of Frank Whittle: The Invention of the Jet.

Frank Whittle: The Invention of the Jet.

Nahum, Andrew.

The Whittle story has a powerful human quality. He showed brilliance, charm and charisma w...

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Picture of All Quiet on the Western Front.

All Quiet on the Western Front.

Remarque, Erich Maria.

Told from the perspective of an originally idealistic young German volunteer, it reflects ...

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Picture of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Poems.

Gerard Manley Hopkins: Poems.

Stammers, John (ed.).

Contains all his best known poems, plus some significant others. We studied him in our las...

$7.95

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Picture of The Sea and the Jungle: An Englishman in Amazonia.

The Sea and the Jungle: An Englishman in Amazonia.

Tomlinson, H. M.

A classic in the travel literature genre, it tells of a journey undertaken in 1909-1910 by...

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Picture of Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Pudd'nhead Wilson.

Twain, Mark.

A tale of switched identities is the premise of this classic mystery that also involves a ...

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Picture of Breakfast Of Champions.

Breakfast Of Champions.

Vonnegut, Kurt.

Though this is a novel, it is also an anti-novel which flouts many techniques common to th...

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Picture of Heyday: The 1850s and the Dawn of the Global Age.

Heyday: The 1850s and the Dawn of the Global Age.

Wilson, Ben.

This was the decade, he says, that gave birth to modernity. They were years of tumultuous ...

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Picture of The Liquid Continent: A Mediterranean Trilogy: Volume II: Venice.

The Liquid Continent: A Mediterranean Trilogy: Volume II: Venice.

Woodsworth, Nicholas.

Here he abandons museums and tourist hordes to engage in the city's on-going love affair w...

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