Slave Species of God: The Story of Humankind from the Cradle of Humankind Michael Tellinger

Were humans created by God as Slaves?

Was Abraham the first human Spy?

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Born to Buy: A Groundbreaking Exposé of a Marketing Culture That Makes Children "Believe They Are What They Own." (USA Today) Juliet B. Schor

Product placement and other innovations have introduced more subtle advertising to movies and television.

Drawing on her own survey research and unprecedented access to the advertising indust...

The Cathedral & the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary Eric S. Raymond

Open source provides the competitive advantage in the Internet Age. According to the August Forrester Report, 56 percent of IT managers interviewed at Global 2,500 companies are already using some ...

Twenty Years in Siberia Anița Nandriș-Cudla

...20 de ani în Siberia o aez printre cele mai fantastice cri care s-au scris în ara noastr.

Dup primul oc i cea dintâi nedumerire a cititorului, chiar i a unui erudit academician, poate ...

My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student Rebekah Nathan

After fifteen years of teaching anthropology at a large university, Rebekah Nathan had become baffled by her own students.

So Nathan decided to do what anthropologists do when confused by a d...

By-Line: Selected Articles and Dispatches of Four Decades Ernest Hemingway

s/t: Selected Articles & Dispatches of Four DecadesSpanning the years from 1920 to 1956, this price collection of pieces written by Hemingway ranges from articles for the "Toronto Star" and the Hea...

Islands Apart: A Year on the Edge of Civilization Ken McAlpine

Author Ken McAlpine stands in his front yard one night in Ventura, California, trying to see the stars.

Taking a page from Thoreau's Walden, he decides to get away from the clamor of everyday...

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl, world-renowned food critic and editor in chief of Gourmet magazine, knows a thing or two about food.

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The Devil Made Me Do It Georgina Spelvin

In 1973, short on cash and with the rent due, a Peacenik former Broadway Gypsy living in Manhattan's Meat Packing District signed on to cook for the cast and crew of a new film, The Devil in Miss J...

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness Richard H. Thaler

Thaler, and Cass R.

Nudge is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones.

Sunstein show that no choice is ever presented to us in a neutral way, and that we are all ...

The Porning of America: The Rise of Porn Culture, What it Means, and Where We Go from Here Carmine Sarracino

From the popular Bratz dolls to the infamous photos from Abu Ghraib, The Porning of America reveals that porn has become the mainstream-and the mainstream has become porn.

Carmine Sarracino a...

The 12th Planet Zecharia Sitchin

Over the years, startling evidence has been uncovered, challenging established notions of the origins of life on Earth - evidence that suggests the evidence of an advanced group of extraterrestrial...

Christopher and His Kind Christopher Isherwood

Originally published in 1976, Christopher and His Kind covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life-from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay ...

The Power Of Less: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential Leo Babauta

With the count distractions that come from every corner of a modern life, it's amazing that were ever able to accomplish anything. The Power of demonstrates how to streamline your life by identify...

The Improv Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Improvising in Comedy, Theatre, and Beyond Tom Salinsky

Applicable to comedians, actors, public speakers and anyone who needs to think on their toes.From The Improv Handbook:The problem for improvisers is anxiety.

Thus we become boring, we fade in...

Counting Sheep: The Science and Pleasures of Sleep and Dreams Paul R. Martin

Can some people really exist on just a few hours' sleep a night?

Do fish dream?

Even though we will devote a third of our lives to sleep, we still know remarkably little about its origi...

Herakles Gone Mad: Rethinking Heroism in a Age of Endless War Robert Emmet Meagher

Robert Meagher presents a new translation of 'Herakles', Euripides' powerful drama about the trauma of war. A decorated veteran, Herakles must face a final enemy, but in his battle rage he murders ...

Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde Georgina Born

She gives a unique portrait of IRCAM's composers, computer scientists, technicians, and secretaries, interrogating the effects of the cultural philosophy of the controversial avant-garde composer, ...

The Demonologist Gerald Brittle

Over twenty years in print, here is the original uncut version of this classic text.

Used as a text in seminaries and classrooms, this is one book you can't put down.

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