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The Inmates are Running the Asylum : Why High Tech Products Drive Us Crazy and How to Restore the Sanity

By: Cooper, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sams, 1999:

Seller ID: BB0250516

ISBN: 0672316498

Condition: VG


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Lessons from the Past: Journalists' Lives and Work, 1850-1950

By: Fedler, Fred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Waveland Press:

Seller ID: BB0240204

ISBN: 1577660676

Condition: vg


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Moonwalking with Einstein

By: Foer, Joshua

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics):

Seller ID: BB0246290

ISBN: 0143120530

Condition: vg


The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memoryAn instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, "Moonwalking with Einstein" recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of huma... View more info

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A mind of its own: a cultural history of the penis

By: Friedman, David D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, c2001.:

Seller ID: BB0217775

ISBN: 0142002593

Condition: vg


Setting out to "make intellectual and emotional sense of a man's relationship with his defining organ," David Friedman moves from highbrow to lowbrow in this lighthearted but substantive cultural history. Successively viewed as a life source, a symbol of a sacred covenant with God, an emblem of shame, an instrument of domination, a mere prop for the pharmaceutical companies, and finally, as simply a means of penetration-the penis has always been at the core of Western ma... View more info

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Home town news

By: Griffith, Sally Foreman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.:

Seller ID: BB0233757

ISBN: 0195055896

Condition: vg/g


Edgewear to jacket. Former owner's return address sticker adhered to front endpaper. View more info

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Blonde like me

By: Ilyin, Natalia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2000.:

Seller ID: BB0240211

ISBN: 0684852144

Condition: vg


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Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

By: Klosterman, Chuck

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Scribner, 2004:

Seller ID: BB0245574

ISBN: 0743236017

Condition: vg


Countless writers and artists have spoken for a generation, but no one has done it quite like Chuck Klosterman. With an exhaustive knowledge of popular culture and an almost effortless ability to spin brilliant prose out of unlikely subject matter, Klosterman attacks the entire spectrum of postmodern America: reality TV, Internet porn, Pamela Anderson, literary Jesus freaks, and the real difference between apples and oranges (of which there is none). And don't even get h... View more info

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Harry, a history

By: Melissa Anelli

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2008.:

Seller ID: BB0233124

ISBN: 1416554955

Condition: vg


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The American way of birth

By: Mitford, Jessica

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London : Gollancz, c1992.:

Seller ID: BB0237534

ISBN: 0575054301

Condition: vg/vg


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Raised on radio

By: Nachman, Gerald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1998.:

Seller ID: BB0232984

ISBN: 037540287X

Condition: vg/vg-


Some mild creasing to jacket at upper corner. View more info

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Bowling alone

By: Putnam, Robert D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York ; Simon & Schuster, c2000.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0245229

ISBN: 0743203046

Condition: vg


Drawing on vast new data that reveal Americans' changing behavior, Putnam shows how we have become increasingly disconnected from one another and how social structures--whether they be PTA, church, or political parties--have disintegrated. Until the publication of this groundbreaking work, no one had so deftly diagnosed the harm that these broken bonds have wreaked on our physical and civic health, nor had anyone exalted their fundamental power in creating a society that... View more info

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Weapons of mass deception

By: Rampton, Sheldon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0240729

ISBN: 1585422762

Condition: vg


Weapons of Mass Deception reveals: How the Iraq war was sold to the American public through professional P.R. strategies. "The First Casualty": Lies that were told related to the Iraq war. Euphemisms and jargon related to the Iraq war, e.g. "shock and awe," "Operation Iraqi Freedom," "axis of evil," "coalition of the willing," etc. "War as Opportunity": How the war on terrorism and the war on Iraq have been used as marketing hooks to sell products and policie... View more info

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Good luck life

By: Rosemary Gong

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : HarperResource, c2005.:

Seller ID: BB0237848

ISBN: 0060735368

Condition: vg


Good Luck Life is the first book to explain the meanings of Chinese rituals and to offer advice on when and how to plan for Chinese holidays and special occasions such as Chinese weddings, the Red Egg and Ginger party to welcome a new baby, significant birthdays, and the inevitable funeral. Packed with practical information, Good Luck Life contains an abundance of facts, legends, foods, old-village recipes, and quick planning guides for Chinese New Year, Clear Brightn... View more info

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Good luck life

By: Rosemary Gong

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : HarperResource, c2005.:

Seller ID: BB0255358

ISBN: 0060735368

Condition: vg


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Encyclopedia of Japanese Pop Culture

By: Schilling, Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc., May 1997:

Seller ID: BB0245092

ISBN: 0834803801

Condition: vg


In the West, Japanese culture comes in the form of Power Rangers, Godzilla movies, and Sanrio products, but of course the indigenous pop culture is much richer. Rather than focus on what the rest of the world has already encountered, Mark Schilling provides an encyclopedic compendium of books, movies, music, comedians, and cultural scandals that have had the greatest impact "in" Japan. Thus, for the outsider, "The Encyclopedia of Japanese Pop Culture " is an insider's gu... View more info

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Poplorica

By: Smith, Martin J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : HarperResource, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0242418

ISBN: 0060535318

Condition: vg/g


Pop culture meets pop reference in this irreverent tour of twenty unlikely events, innovations, and individuals that forever changed how we live today -- the food we eat, the places we live, the love we make, the fads we follow, the clothes we wear, the products we buy, and much more. Veteran journalists Martin J. Smith and Patrick J. Kiger make the offbeat their beat, revealing the odd, surprising, and amusing origins of inexplicable cultural phenomena. From slam dun... View more info

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Did Monkeys Invent The Monkey Wrench

By: Staten, Vince

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: BB0233196

ISBN: 0684832747

Condition: vg


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Do bald men get half-price haircuts?: in search of Americas' great barbershops

By: Staten, Vince

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2001.:

Seller ID: BB0238388

ISBN: 0684867451

Condition: vg/vg


Who can't remember their first trip to the barbershop? The silvery clip of scissors, the scent of talcum and tonic, the game blaring on the radio, and the lazy rhythms of friendly conversation? If you've been to a great barbershop, you know it. when you walk in, it's like you never left. And when you leave, you can't wait to get back. In his marvelous new volume, "Do Bald Men Get Half-Price Haircuts?," Vince Staten captures the history, the craft, and the humor that... View more info

The prehistory of sex

By: Taylor, Timothy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0240965

ISBN: 055309694X

Condition: vg


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Discovering American folklife

By: Yoder, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2001.:

Seller ID: BB0241594

ISBN: 0811727432

Condition: vg


Classic essays on folk religion, folk medicine, sectarian costume, traditional cookery, and the folklife of the Pennsylvania Dutch including Harvest Home, witch tales, Fraktur, and sauerkraut for New Year's. View more info