Non Fiction

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TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS: ADVICE ON LOVE AND LIFE FROM DEAR SUGAR

Written by Strayed, Cheryl
This bestselling book from the author of Wild collects the best of The Rumpus's Dear Sugar advice columns plus never-before-published pieces. Wise and compassionate (New York Times Book Review), and rich with humor and insight--and absolute honesty--this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.
July 10, 2012 | Paperback | Vintage | 353 Pages |
$16.95
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BETTER ANGELS OF OUR NATURE: WHY VIOLENCE HAS DECLINED

Written by Pinker, Steven
"If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this--the most inspiring book I've ever read.
September 25, 2012 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$21.00
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LANGUAGE INSTINCT

Written by Pinker, Steven
In The Language Instinct, Steven Pinker, director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at MIT, weaves his vast knowledge of language into a compelling theory: that language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution like web spinning in spiders or sonar in bats.
September 4, 2007 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 576 Pages |
$17.99
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HOW THE MIND WORKS

Written by Pinker, Steven
In this Pulitzer Prize finalist and national bestseller, one of the world's leading cognitive scientists tackles the workings of the human mind. What makes us rational--and why are we so often irrational? How do we see in three dimensions? What makes us happy, afraid, angry, disgusted, or sexually aroused? Why do we fall in love?
June 1, 2009 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$19.95
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REASON I JUMP

Written by Higashida, Naoki
"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid."--Jon Stewart, The Daily Show NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
March 22, 2016 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 208 Pages |
$17.00
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FREDERICK THE GREAT: KING OF PRUSSIA

Written by Blanning, Tim
The definitive biography of the legendary autocrat whose enlightened rule transformed the map of Europe and changed the course of history Few figures loom as large in European history as Frederick the Great. When he inherited the Prussian crown in 1740, he ruled over a kingdom of scattered territories, a minor Germanic backwater.
March 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Random House | 688 Pages |
$40.00
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SEVEN BRIEF LESSONS ON PHYSICS

Written by Rovelli, Carlo
The New York Times bestseller from the author of The Order of Time and Reality Is Not What It Seems and Helgoland "One of the year's most entrancing books about science."--The Wall Street Journal "Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics."--The New York Times Book Review This playful, ent
March 1, 2016 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$18.00
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ROMAN GUIDE TO SLAVE MANAGEMENT: A TREATISE BY NOBLEMAN MARCUS SIDONIUS FALX

Written by Toner, Jerry
Having spent most of his life managing his servants--many of them prisoners from Rome's military conquests--he decided to write a kind of owner's manual for his friends and countrymen. The result, The Roman Guide to Slave Management, is a sly, subversive guide to the realities of servitude in ancient Rome.
January 5, 2016 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 240 Pages |
$16.95
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COYOTE'S BICYCLE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF 7,000 BICYCLES AND THE RISE OF A BORDERLAND EMPIRE

Written by Taylor, Kimball
It wasn't surprising when the first abandoned bicycles were found along the dirt roads and farmland just across the border from Tijuana, but before long they were arriving in droves. The bikes went from curiosity, to nuisance, to phenomenon.
February 22, 2016 | Hardcover | Tin House Books | 380 Pages |
$26.95
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HOW TO RELAX

Written by Nhat Hanh, Thich
Stop, relax mindfully, and recharge to control stress and renew mental freshness and clarity. The fifth book in the bestselling Mindfulness Essentials series, a back-to-basics collection from world-renowned Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh that introduces everyone to the essentials of mindfulness practice.
September 18, 2015 | Paperback | Parallax Press | 120 Pages |
$9.95

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