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TRIVIUM

Written by Beabout, Gregory
Following the success of Quadrivium, Sciencia, and Designa in the acclaimed Wooden Books series, Trivium is a compendium of writings on the classical subjects at the heart of a liberal education, bringing the wisdom of the past into the twenty-first century. The trivium refers to the three liberal arts considered in classical Greece to be the pillars of critical
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury USA | 416 Pages |
$22.00
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ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF SAYINGS: CURIOUS EXPRESSIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Sanders, Ella Frances
From the New York Times bestselling author of Lost in Translation and Eating the Sun, a charming illustrated collection of more than fifty expressions from around the globe that explores the nuances of language From the hilarious and romantic to the philosophical and literal, the idioms, proverbs, and adages in this illustrated collection address the nuances of lang
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 112 Pages |
$14.99
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YOU'RE SAYING IT WRONG: A PRONUNCIATION GUIDE TO THE 150 MOST COMMONLY MISPRONOUNCED WORDS--AND THEIR TANGLED HISTORIES OF MISUSE

Written by Petras, Kathryn
For word nerds and grammar geeks, a witty guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations and pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and histories of use and misuse. With wit and good humor, this handy little book not only saves us from sticky linguistic situations but also provides fascinating cocktail-party-ready anecdotes.
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 192 Pages |
$14.99
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MEDICINE: THE DEFINITIVE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

Written by DK
From ancient herbal remedies to modern drugs, the field of medicine has evolved dramatically over many centuries. Medicine takes you through the ages of human history and uncovers the greatest medical breakthroughs, with incredible coverage of disease, drugs, treatment, and cures.
October 11, 2016 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 320 Pages |
$40.00
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10,000 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: THE BIG BOOK OF LISTS

Written by Elspeth Beidas
The perfect gift book for every age, generously illustrated with evocative full-color images and striking black-and-white photographs. This is the ultimate book of lists that is sure to entertain and inform--a 1,000-page collection of fun and fascinating facts in a wide range of topics, presented in a wonderfully eclectic format that invites browsing, yet also provides an absorbing read.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 1000 Pages |
$39.95
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CHINEASY EVERYDAY: LEARNING CHINESE THROUGH ITS CULTURE

Written by Shaolan
A unique and highly entertaining introduction to the richness of Chinese language, culture, and civilization, built on the groundbreaking and hugely popular Chineasy visual learning method.
May 3, 2016 | Hardcover | Harper Design | 256 Pages |
$29.99
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MORBID ANATOMY ANTHOLOGY

Since 2008, the Morbid Anatomy Library of Brooklyn, New York, has hosted some of the best scholars, artists and writers working along the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine, death and the macabre, religion and spectacle. The Morbid Anatomy Anthology collects some of the best of this work in 28 lavishly illustrated essays.
April 30, 2014 | Hardcover | Morbid Anatomy Press | 491 Pages |
$30.00
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WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE: AN ANTIDOTE TO THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS MANIA

Written by Bruni, Frank
Read award-winning journalist Frank Bruni's New York Times bestseller: an inspiring manifesto about everything wrong with today's frenzied college admissions process and how to make the most of your college years. Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of
March 8, 2016 | Paperback | Grand Central Publishing | 272 Pages |
$14.99
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BRAUN/HOGENBERG: CITIES OF THE WORLD

Written by Koolhaas, Rem
More than four centuries on from its first publication, discover one of the jewels of urban cartography and civic studies. This quality reprint includes the most enchanting color plates from the Civitates orbis terrarum, a magnificent collection of town map engravings, produced between 1572 and 1617.
November 26, 2015 | Hardcover | Taschen |
$20.00
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MAPPING THE WORLD:STORIES OF GEOGRAPHY

Written by Laffon, Martine
An illustrated history of explorers' maps and the questions they answer.
September 10, 2010 | Paperback | Firefly Books | 189 Pages |
$24.95

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