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WE LEARN AT HOME

Written by Elia, Miriam
In book 1b of the Dung Beetle Learning series, Mummy takes John and Susan out of their local school to be re-educated at home, and introduce to their young minds a new, alternative world view. In order to do so, mummy will ground all learning in a feelings-based outlook, free of any actual facts or skills, and re-evaluate core subjects such as mathematics, religion, philosophy and art.
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Dung Beetle Ltd | 48 Pages |
$14.95
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OF CATS AND MEN: PROFILES OF HISTORY'S GREAT CAT-LOVING ARTISTS, WRITERS, THINKERS, AND STATESMEN

Written by Kalda, Sam
A stylish, illustrated gift book profiling notable cat-loving men throughout history.
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 112 Pages |
$16.00
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HAIKUS FOR JEWS: FOR YOU, A LITTLE WISDOM

Written by Bader, David
The 17-syllable essence of such enduring themes as chopped liver, putting an eye out, plastic-covered sofas, and ungrateful children fill the pages of Bader's humorous look at kvetching.
January 1, 2000 | Hardcover | Harmony | 112 Pages |
$12.99
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WHEN YOU FIND OUT THE WORLD IS AGAINST YOU: AND OTHER FUNNY MEMORIES ABOUT AWFUL MOMENTS

Written by Oxford, Kelly
The author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar returns with a deeper and even funnier new collection of essays about the pleasures and perils of living in Kelly Oxford's head.
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Dey Street Books | 320 Pages |
$26.99
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DAILY SHOW : AN ORAL HISTORY

Written by Chris Smith
The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage.
November 22, 2016 | Hardcover | Grand Central Publishing | 480 Pages |
$30.00
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BIG BENTO BOX OF UNUSELESS JAPANESE INVENTIONS: THE ART OF CHINDOGU

Written by Kawakami, Kenji
In Japan, Kenji Kawakami is famous for his tireless promotion of Chindogu: the art of the unuseless idea. Kawakami has developed an entire philosophy around these bizarre and logic-defying gadgets and gizmos, which must work but are actually entirely impractical. Created in the spirit of anarchy, unuseless inventions are not allowed to be patented or sold.
April 17, 2005 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$14.95
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FUCKING APOSTROPHES

Written by Griffin, Simon
'At last, a book that tells you exactly where to stick your apostrophe ... funny and useful, the perfect stocking filler.' David Marsh, Guardian Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly.
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Icon Books |
$9.99
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DALI'S MOUSTACHES: AN ACT OF HOMAGE

Written by Friedewald, Boris
This original and utterly captivating celebration of Salvador Dali's life and career traces the countless, often outrageous, ways the artist employed his moustache to brilliant effect. Whether curled into a figure 8 or splayed like a cat's whiskers, Dali's moustache is arguably the world's most famous facial hair.
January 26, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing |
$18.95
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FIRESIDE GROWN-UP GUIDE TO THE MOM

Written by Morris, Joel
-Originally published in Great Britain in 2015 as How it works: the mum---Title page verso.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$9.99
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FIRESIDE GROWN-UP GUIDE TO MINDFULNESS

Written by Morris, Joel
"Mindfulness: the skill of thinking you are doing something, when in fact you are doing nothing. In this Fireside Grown-Up Guide to Mindfulness, we'll meet a blissful cast of characters who've learned to free themselves from unnecessary worries like work, friends, and family.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$9.99

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