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A TIME FOR TRUTH

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000006146

ISBN: 0070573786

Condition: Good/Good


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EMPIRE OF ILLUSION: THE END OF LITERACY AND THE TRIUMPH OF SPECTACLE

By: Hedges, Chris

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000045498

ISBN: 1568584377

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The more we sever ourselves from a literate, print-based world-a world of complexity and nuance, a world of ideas-for one informed by comforting, reassuring images, fantasies, slogans, and a celebration of violence, the more we implode. We ask, like the wrestling fans or those who confuse love with pornography, to be fed lies. We demand lies. The skillfully manufactured images and slogans that flood the airwaves and infect our political discourse mask... View more info

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WAR IS A FORCE THAT GIVES US MEANING

By: Hedges, Chris

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Anchor: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045474

ISBN: 1400034639

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Centr al America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He has seen children murdered for sport in Gaza and petty thugs elevated in to war heroes in the Balkans. Hedges, who is also a former divinity student , has seen war at its worst and knows too well that to those who pass throu gh it, war can be exhilarating and even addictive: "It gives us purpose,... View more info

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UNMASKING TERROR: A GLOBAL REVIEW OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES, VOL. 1 (SEPTEMBE R 11, 2003- SEPTEMBER 11, 2004

By: Heffelfinger, Christopher

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Jamestown Foundation: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000024697

ISBN: 0967500931

Condition: Near Fine


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book: For over a year the Jamestown Foundation has published objective, fact-driven analyses of terrorist organizations and their operations, through its Terrorism Monitor publication. As the only periodical in circulation devoted to examining the war on terror and the struggle against al Qaeda, the newsletter offers a unique perspective comprising some of the world's leading experts on international terrorism. Unmasking Terror is a compilation of articles from the first year of Terrorism Monitor. Through the lively and understandabl... View more info

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THANK YOU FOR ARGUING, THIRD EDITION: WHAT ARISTOTLE, LINCOLN, AND HOMER SI MPSON CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE ART OF PERSUASION

By: Heinrichs, Narrator) Jay (Author

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House Audio: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000046701

ISBN: 0141986166

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A master class in the art of persuasion, as taught by professors ranging fr om Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill, newly revised and updated. The time-tested secrets taught in this book include Cicero's three-step str ategy for moving an audience to action and Honest Abe's Shameless Trick for lowering an audience's expectations. And it's also replete with contempora ry techniques such as politicians' use of code language to appeal to specif ic groups ... View more info

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THE SELLING OF 9/11: HOW A NATIONAL TRAGEDY BECAME A COMMODITY

By: Heller, D.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000041748

ISBN: 1403968179

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. From American flag decals and replicas of the World Trade Center to an emotionally fueled advertising campaign for The New York Times, the marketing and commodification of September 11 reveals the contradictory processes by which consumers in the U.S. (and around the world) communicate and construct national identity through cultural and symbolic goods. Contributed essays take critical stock of the role that consumer goods, media and press outlets, co... View more info

LONG MILE HOME: BOSTON UNDER ATTACK, THE CITY'S COURAGEOUS RECOVERY, AND TH E EPIC HUNT FOR JUSTICE

By: Helman, Scott

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000043001

ISBN: 0525954481

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the tradition of 102 Minutes and Columbine, the definitive book on the B oston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, wr itten by reporters from The Boston Globe and published to coincide with the first anniversary of the tragedy Long Mile Home will tell the gripping story of the tragic, surreal, and ult imately inspiring week of April 15, 2013: the preparations of the bombers; the glory of the race; the extraordinary e... View more info

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THE SOUL'S CODE: IN SEARCH OF CHARACTER AND CALLING

By: Hillman, James

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000012544

ISBN: 0446673714

Condition: Fine


James Hillman, a former director of the Jung Institute who has written more than 20 books on behavior and psychology, delves into human development in The Soul's Code. Hillman encourages you to "grow down" into the earth, as an acorn does when it becomes a mighty oak tree. He argues that character a nd calling are the result of "the particularity you feel to be you" and kno cks those who blame childhood difficulties for all their problems as adults . According to Hillman, "The current American identity as a victim is the f lip side of the coin whose head brightly displays t... View more info

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BUNCH OF AMATEURS: A SEARCH FOR THE AMERICAN CHARACTER

By: Hitt, Jack

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Crown: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000045943

ISBN: 0307393755

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. WHAT IS IT THAT DRIVES THE SUCCESS OF AMERICA AND THE IDENTITY OF ITS PEOPL E? ACCLAIMED WRITER AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR TO THIS AMERICAN LIFE JACK HITT THINKS IT'S BECAUSE WE'RE ALL A BUNCH OF AMATEURS. America's self-invented tinkerers are back at it in their metaphorical gara ges--fiddling with everything from solar-powered cars to space elevators. I n Bunch of Amateurs, Jack Hitt visits a number of different garages and has written a fascinating book that looks at America's curre... View more info

MORE MURDERS OF THE BLACK MUSEUM, 1835-1985

By: Honeycombe, Gordon

Price: ¥2,300.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008432

ISBN: 0091778573

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscri ptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, also houses the Black Museum, a unique collection of exhibits, photographs and other items connected with some of the most famous crimes and criminals of the last century. 24 of those crimes, committed between 1835 and 1985, deal with murder, and these are the murders that are described in this book. Their case histories, fully detailed herein, present a terrible but compelling... View more info

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MONKEY ON A STICK (ONYX)

By: Hubner

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Onyx Books: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000031839

ISBN: 0451401875

Condition: Good


"This shocking expose will disabuse readers that the Hare Krishna sect is e xclusively a group of religious devotees," declared PW . The "chilling" his tory of the movement documents drug-selling, wife-beating, child sexual abu se, rape and murder by its members. Photos. View more info

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THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS

By: Huntington, Samuel P.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Kinseido: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000037525

ISBN: 4764736659

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

MOLLY IVINS CAN'T SAY THAT, CAN SHE

By: IVINS, MOLLY

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000000871

ISBN: 0679741836

Condition: Very Good


Ivins, past or present columnist for The Nation , Mother Jones , The Progre ssive , Ms. , and other unabashedly liberal publications, combines politica l savvy with a wicked sense of humor. Her primary target is Texas politics and "bidness," but she also discusses Ronald Reagan (including her classic look back on the Cowboy Ronnie Show, "Don't Worry, They're Happy"), George Bush (in a section titled, "The Discreet Smarm of the Bushwazee"), journali sm ("Coppeeeee!" a eulogy on the Copy Boy), feminism ("The Women Who Run Te xas"), and others. Ivins conclu... View more info

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BUSHWHACKED: LIFE IN GEORGE W. BUSH'S AMERICA (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: IVINS, MOLLY

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000026914

ISBN: 0375507523

Condition: Very Good


From Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose, authors of Shrub, Bushwhacked is a hilario us, no-holds-barred look at George W. Bush and his administration, and an e ssential book for understanding the full, destructive impact of his preside ncy. For years, bestselling political commentator Molly Ivins has been sounding the alarm about George W. Bush. In Shrub, her 2000 skewering of presidentia l candidate Bush, the inimitable Ivins, with co-author Lou Dubose, offered a devastating exposé of Dubya's career and abysmal record as governor of Te xas. Now, in their second book on our current White House occup... View more info

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THE GUINEA PIG DIARIES: MY LIFE AS AN EXPERIMENT

By: Jacobs, A. J.

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000042244

ISBN: 1416599061

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment by A. J. Jacobs The uproarious New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Bibl ically and The Know-It-All gathers his adventures as a human guinea pig int o one of the funniest and most enlightening books of the year. • An irresistible page-turner filled with surprising wisdom: For his first hit book, Jacobs read the Encyclopedia Britannica. For his second, he followed every single rule in the Bible. Now comes a collection of his mos t outrageous and thought-provoking experiments yet. In The Guinea Pig Diari es, Jacobs goes u... View more info

THIS BOOK IS OVERDUE!: HOW LIBRARIANS AND CYBRARIANS CAN SAVE US ALL

By: Johnson, Marilyn

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000044425

ISBN: 0061431613

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Buried in info? Cross-eyed over technology? From the bottom of a pile of pa per, disks, books, e-books, and scattered thumb drives comes a cry of hope: Make way for the librarians-they can help! Those who predicted the death of libraries forgot to consider that, in the automated maze of contemporary life, none of us-expert and hopelessly baffled alike-can get along without human help. And not just any help: we need librarians, the only ones who can s... View more info

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SOLDIERS OF GOD: WITH ISLAMIC WARRIORS IN AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN

By: Kaplan, Robert D.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000038924

ISBN: 1400030250

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged "Robert Kaplan [is] a scholarly and adventurous journalist. . . . He draws attention to long-term trends that other writers have little noted." -The N ew York Times "Soldiers of God is a thoughtful, insightful, highly readable book. Battlef ield smart, rock solid." -Dan Rather "Affecting and informative. . . . [Kaplan] answer[s] a number of important political questions." -The New Yorker "[A] first-rate account. . . . [... View more info

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CHATTER: UNCOVERING THE ECHELON SURVEILLANCE NETWORK AND THE SECRET WORLD O F GLOBAL EAVESDROPPING

By: Keefe, Patrick Radden

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000018129

ISBN: 0812968271

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: How does our government eavesdrop? Whom do they eavesdrop on? And is the in terception of communication an effective means of predicting and preventing future attacks? These are some of the questions at the heart of Patrick Ra dden Keefe's brilliant new book, Chatter. In the late 1990s, when Keefe was a graduate student in England, he heard s tories about an eavesdropping network led by the United States that spanned the planet. The system, known as Echelon, allowed America and its allies t o intercept the private phone calls and e-mails of civ... View more info

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I FOUGHT THE LAW: A RIOTOUS ROMP IN SEARCH OF BRITISH DEMOCRACY

By: Kieran, Dan

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000046732

ISBN: 0553817701

Condition: Good


In an attempt to raise a dormant spirit lying somewhere between Fred Dibnah and Bonnie and Clyde, Dan Kieran has been on a journey to discover why lif e in modern Britain is so absurd and unfulfilling, and he has realized that everything comes down to just one thing: British law. And these very laws are becoming as eccentric as moustache clubs, shin-kicking championships, a nd even, God bless her, the Queen. And on his travels, Dan finds he's not a lone, for there are multitudes of people battling against the tedium. And s o begins a satirical, fun-packed crime spree as Dan joins a group of pr... View more info

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WALTZING MATERIALISM

By: King, Jonathan

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Longman: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000025284

ISBN: 0063120038

Condition: Very Good


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