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Walking

by Henry David Thoreau & Adam Tuchinsky

“In wildness is the preservation of the world,” wrote Thoreau in his iconic deathbed essay “Walking.” Celebrates the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth in 1817.

This summation of his life’s work, published...


In the Palm of Your Hand, Second Edition: A Poet's Portable Workshop

by Steve Kowit

*Over 90,000 copies sold*

Long an anchor text for college and junior college writing classes, this illuminating and invaluable guide has become a favorite for beginning poets and an ever-valuable reference for...


You Can't Buy Love Like That

by Carol E. Anderson

Carol Anderson grows up in a fundamentalist Christian home in the ?60s, a time when being gay was in opposition to all social and religious mores and against the law in most states. Fearing the rejection of...


Genuine Pretending

by Hans-Georg Moeller & Paul J. D'Ambrosio

Genuine Pretending is an innovative and comprehensive new reading of the Zhuangzi that highlights the critical and therapeutic functions of satire and humor. Hans-Georg Moeller and Paul J. D’Ambrosio show...


The Delusions of Certainty

by Siri Hustvedt

Prizewinning novelist, feminist, and scholar Siri Hustvedt turns her brilliant and critical eye toward the metaphysical issues of neuropsychology in this lauded, standalone volume. Originally published in her...


Before You Know It

by John Bargh

Dr. John Bargh, the world’s leading expert on the unconscious mind, presents a groundbreaking book, twenty years in the making, which gives us an entirely new understanding of the hidden mental processes that...


Handbook of Culture and Memory

by Brady Wagoner

In the Handbook of Culture and Memory, Brady Wagoner and his team of international contributors explore how memory is deeply entwined with social relationships, stories in film and literature, group history,...


Cognitive Remediation for Psychological Disorders

by Alice Medalia, Tiffany Herlands, Alice Saperstein & Nadine Revheim

Individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and affective disorders, often experience cognitive deficits that make it challenging to perform everyday tasks. For example,...


Trust the Process

by Karen Andrews

There's nothing quite like the satisfaction of putting down in words exactly what you mean to say. But this can often take time and it is not uncommon to have crises of confidence in a project, its prospects...


Sex and Secularism

by Joan Wallach Scott

How secularism has been used to justify the subordination of women

Joan Wallach Scott’s acclaimed and controversial writings have been foundational for the field of gender history. With Sex and Secularism,...


Speak and Read Japanese

by Larry Herzberg

Speak and Read Japanese provides language learners simple, fun, and imaginative ways to remember essential Japanese words and characters. Mastering basic vocabulary and kanji is one of the first challenges any...


The Media Environment of Political Thought

by Asaf Y. Shamis

The Media Environment of Political Thought offers a novel way of looking at the tradition of political thought by reconstructing the historical media landscapes in which great political texts of the past were...


Athens, Arden, Jerusalem

by Kate Havard, Paul T. Wilford, Wilfred M. McClay & Ronna Burger et al.

This collection of essays aims to explore fundamental questions about God, human nature, and political life through careful readings of the Greek poets, the Hebrew Bible, and Shakespeare. The volume investigates...


The Political Blame Game in American Democracy

by Mark Hickson Iii & Larry Powell

They Started It! looks at the forces that have developed over the past 50-plus years and created a dysfunctional political system in the United States. It argues that the current level of partisan polarization...


Easy Technology Programs for Libraries: 15 Quick and Popular Programs Your Patrons Will Love

by David Folmar

This book gives you 15, step-by-step programs, using free online software, that go beyond basic digital literacy, and provides you, the librarian, with all you need for classes that engage the digital natives...


Deaf in the USSR

by Claire L. Shaw

"Engagingly written and impeccably researched, this history of the deaf community in the USSR is a welcome addition to the history of the Soviet Union, to the history of welfare, and to disability studies."—Diane...


Mark Twain and Philosophy

by Alan Goldman

Mark Twain, the “Father of American Literature,” and renowned humorist, satirist, and commentator on humanity and American life, is best known for his classic, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s body...


Warlike and Peaceful Societies

by Agner Fog

Are humans violent or peaceful by nature? We are both.

In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Agner Fog presents a ground-breaking new argument that explains the existence of differently organised societies...


Analects of Confucius

by Confucius

Analects of Confucius is a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius and his contemporaries, traditionally believed to have been compiled and written by Confucius' followers....


Summary & Study Guide - Into the Gray Zone

by Lee Tang

The Borderland Between Life and Death

The must-read summary of “Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death” by Adrian Owen.

The “gray zone” is the twilight region between...