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The Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Bryon De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South

by Maryanne Vollers

Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner,...


Foodist

by Darya Pino Rose

In Foodist, Darya Pino Rose, a neuroscientist, food writer, and the creator of SummerTomato.com, delivers a savvy, practical guide to ending the diet cycle and discovering lasting weight-loss through the love...


Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

by Michael Pollan

**Now a docu-series streaming on Netflix, starring Pollan as he explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exectuve produces the four-part series based on...


Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal Lies and Secrets

by Claudia Black

Pornography, cybersex, prostitutes, voyeurism, multiple affairs. No matter their "drug" of choice, men who act out sexually leave their partners reeling in fear, rage, incredible shame, and isolation.

But there...


Chika: Bizarre true accounts of train and street groping in Tokyo, Japan

by Mico Keplar

It is generally acknowledged that there are unusually high incidence rates of molestation in Japan, especially aboard trains and buses but also in pubs and clubs, in the workplace and in the street. Many of...


Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales

by Willy Pogany & Ignacz Kunos

This volume is a treasure chest of classic Eastern tales drawing on the rich folklore of Turkey. Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales has not been in print for almost 100 years, mainly because the original edition...


Indian Fairy Tales

by John D Batten & Joseph Jacobs

Soils and national characters differ, but fairy tales are often the same in plot and incidents, if not in style. Most of the 27 tales in this volume of Indian fairy tales are known in the West in some form or...


Popular Tales of the West Highlands - Volume 1

by John F Campbell

This volume has been especially republished to raise funds for the Prince's Trust. It contains twenty-three ursgeuln, or tales, plus a number of fables collected from the Western Highlands of Scotland by the...


No More Tomorrows

by Kathryn Bonella & Schapelle Corby

It was meant to be a two-week holiday to celebrate her sister's birthday, but for Schapelle Corby it ended up a waking nightmare. Arrested at Denpasar airport after marijuana was found in her luggage, she became...


Saudi Babylon

by Mark Hollingsworth & Sandy Mitchell

When Sandy Mitchell was arrested for his alleged involvement in two bombings in Saudi Arabia in December 2000, he thought it was a case of mistaken identity and that he would soon be released. Instead, he spent...


Detroit: An American Autopsy

by Charlie LeDuff

An explosive exposé of America’s lost prosperity—from Pulitzer Prize­–winning journalist Charlie LeDuff

 

Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches the ruins...


At My Mother's Knee...

by Paul O'Grady

Paul O'Grady is one of Britain's very best loved entertainers. He is known and adored by millions, whether as the creator of the acid-tongued Blonde Bombsite, Lily Savage, or the presenter of the fantastically...


In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect

by Ronald Kessler

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting...


The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology

by Nick Cook

This riveting work of investigative reporting and history exposes classified government projects to build gravity-defying aircraft--which have an uncanny resemblance to flying saucers.

The atomic bomb was not...


Tiivistelma

by John Halsted & Paul McDaid

When searching for a suitable title that would best describe a compendium of Viking myths and legends compiled especially for storytellers, it was no easy task choosing a single word that would encompass the...


Nickel and Dimed

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2001

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity.

Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages....


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

by Sam Harris

"The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think,...


Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2000

by Ted Conover

Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system.

When Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State...


The Communist Manifesto

by Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx & Vladimir Pozner

"A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of Communism." So begins one of history's most important documents, a work of such magnitude that it has forever changed not only the scope of world politics, but...


Letters to Penthouse VI: Feel the Heat

by Penthouse International

In letters to Penthouse magazine the nation's hottest forum of contemporary sexual issues are covered--or uncovered. Here, as told in their own uninhibited words, is the state of the union between men and women...