Category: General Non-Fiction

Sort

Showing 121-140 of 191

Image for DEBRIEFING THE PRESIDENT: THE INTERROGATION OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

DEBRIEFING THE PRESIDENT: THE INTERROGATION OF SADDAM HUSSEIN

By: NIXON, JOHN

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: TW Adult: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000040660

ISBN: 0552173355

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. In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in his tory, US military forces captured Iraqi president Saddam Hussein near his h ometown of Tikrit. Beset by body-double rumors and false alarms during a ni ne-month search, the Bush administration needed positive identification of the prisoner before it could make the announcement that would rocket around the world. At the time, John Nixon was a senior CIA leadership analyst who ... View more info

Image for DECONSTRUCTION

DECONSTRUCTION

By: Norris, Christopher

Price: ¥790.00

Publisher: Methuen young books: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000013328

ISBN: 0416320708

Condition: Very Good+


In this third, revised edition, Norris builds upon his 1991 afterword with an entirely new postscript, reflecting upon recent critical debate. The pos tscript includes an extensive list of recommended reading, complementing wh at was already one of the most useful bibliographies available. View more info

Image for THE DARWIN AWARDS II

THE DARWIN AWARDS II

By: Northcutt, Wendy

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000007820

ISBN: 0752848259

Condition: Fine


The Darwin Awards - legendary true tales from www.DarwinAwards.com - commem orate the remains of people who have improved our gene pool by killing them selves in spectacularly stupid ways. One of the most popular manifestations of modern-day pessimism, the Awards are known and loved by practically eve ryone with access to email. This sequel to the bestselling Darwin Awards bo ok brings together more true stories on the universal themes of death and s tupidity, including: * Femme Fatalities * Engines of Destruction * Male-Fun ctions The Darwin Awards: true stories that will make you glad to be ... View more info

Image for IRISH MALE: HIS GREATEST HITS

IRISH MALE: HIS GREATEST HITS

By: O'Connor, Joseph

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: New Island Books: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000023406

ISBN: 1848400373

Condition: Near Fine


View more info

RIDDING THE DEVILS

By: Palmos, Frank

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Arrow Bks: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000008335

ISBN: 0099877902

Condition: Very Good


A moving story of the post-Vietnam war era. Written by a man who survived t he ambush in which his four colleagues were killed. View more info

Image for PORNIFIED: HOW PORNOGRAPHY IS DAMAGING OUR LIVES, OUR RELATIONSHIPS, AND OU R FAMILIES

PORNIFIED: HOW PORNOGRAPHY IS DAMAGING OUR LIVES, OUR RELATIONSHIPS, AND OU R FAMILIES

By: Paul, Pamela

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000032489

ISBN: 0805081321

Condition: Very Good


Porn in America is everywhere not just in cybersex and Playboy but in popul ar video games, advice columns, and reality television shows, and on the be stseller lists. Even more striking, as porn has become affordable, accessib le, and anonymous, it has become increasingly acceptable―and a big p art of the personal lives of many men and women. In this controversial and critically acclaimed book, Pamela Paul argues tha t as porn becomes more pervasive, it is destroying our marriages and famili es as well as distorting our children's ideas of sex and sexuality. Based o n more than one hu... View more info

THE ENGLISH: A PORTRAIT OF A PEOPLE

By: Paxman, Jeremy

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: M. Joseph: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008222

ISBN: 0718142632

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A highly collectible tight clean copy inscribed by the author, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. A book on what constitutes Englishness, and what are considered the essential characteristics and values. Using literary sources and interviews, Jeremy Paxman attempts to define how "Englishness" has changed over this century, and what it is now both in our own and outsider's views. View more info

Image for BODY LANGUAGE: HOW TO READ OTHERS' THOUGHTS BY THEIR GESTURES

BODY LANGUAGE: HOW TO READ OTHERS' THOUGHTS BY THEIR GESTURES

By: Pease, Allan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Camel Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000029975

ISBN: 095936580X

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. View more info

Image for YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US: THE TRUTH ABOUT BULLSHIT

YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US: THE TRUTH ABOUT BULLSHIT

By: Penny, Laura

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Emblem Editions: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000036741

ISBN: 0771070470

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Ever been left spluttering over some fatuous fib trying to pass itself off as information, even as fact? Of course you have. We all have. It's bullshi t, and as Laura Penny sees it, we're drowning in the stuff. Your Call Is Im portant to Us is Penny's brilliant take on the "all-you-can-eat buffet of p honiness" that is our lives today. "We live in an era of unprecedented bullshit production," Penny says. While bullshit is not new, more money, more media, and more peo... View more info

Image for THE CELEBRATION CHRONICLES: LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF PROPERTY VALU E IN DISNEY'S NEW TOWN

THE CELEBRATION CHRONICLES: LIFE, LIBERTY, AND THE PURSUIT OF PROPERTY VALU E IN DISNEY'S NEW TOWN

By: Ph.D., Andrew Ross

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000041553

ISBN: 0345417526

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. Scholar and iconoclast Andrew Ross spent a year living in the much scrutinized, and often demonized, Celebration--the picture-perfect town that Disney is building for 20,000 people in the swamp and scrub of central Florida. Lavishly planned with a downtown center and newly minted antique homes, and front-loaded with an ultraprogressive school, hospital, and high-tech infrastructure, Celebration was to offer a fresh start in a world gone wrong. Yet beh... View more info

Image for TURIN SHROUD: IN WHOSE IMAGE? THE TRUTH BEHIND THE CENTURIES-LONG CONSPIRAC Y OF SILENCE

TURIN SHROUD: IN WHOSE IMAGE? THE TRUTH BEHIND THE CENTURIES-LONG CONSPIRAC Y OF SILENCE

By: Picknett, Lynn

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000030517

ISBN: 006017224X

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 authors offer proof that the Shroud of Turin, reputed to be the image of Jesus Christ, is actually the image of Leonardo da Vinci--and the first photograph ever created--and explain how and why it came to be. 100,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. Tour. View more info

DREAMING THE FUTURE: THE FANTASTIC STORY OF PREDICTION

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007572

ISBN: 157392895X

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/printing, tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Considering the number of ridiculous books touting various methods of prognostication, this levelheaded treatment of the topic is long overdue. Pickover, a Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry, discusses pretty much any form of prediction you care to mention, from alepouomancy, predicting the future based on a fox's paw prints, to the zodiac, on which astrology is based. His section on famous soothsayer... View more info

Image for DISTANT VOICES

DISTANT VOICES

By: PILGER, JOHN

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000018144

ISBN: 0099387212

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

Image for THE WORST CASE SCENARIO SURVIVAL HANDBOOK: TRAVEL

THE WORST CASE SCENARIO SURVIVAL HANDBOOK: TRAVEL

By: Piven, Joshua

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000019340

ISBN: 0811831310

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Be very, very afraid. When you step through your door for an innocent excur sion, grave danger awaits. You might be mugged; tied up; attacked by scorpi ons, piranhas, or tarantulas; trapped in a falling plane or elevator, a run away train, a car on a cliff, a sandstorm, a riptide, or a riot. But now it 's safe to take that vacation anyway. Just pack The Worst-Case Scenario Sur vival Handbook: Travel, and you'll know what to do when you find yourself, say, leaping between rooftops: "Because you will not be moving fast, it is safe to roll head... View more info

Image for ONE AND THE SAME: MY LIFE AS AN IDENTICAL TWIN AND WHAT I'VE LEARNED ABOUT EVERYONE'S STRUGGLE TO BE SINGULAR

ONE AND THE SAME: MY LIFE AS AN IDENTICAL TWIN AND WHAT I'VE LEARNED ABOUT EVERYONE'S STRUGGLE TO BE SINGULAR

By: Pogrebin, Abigail

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020313

ISBN: 0385521561

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition (as stated), no markings throughout, not an ex- lib: Abigail Pogrebin's One and the Same: My Life As an Identical Twin and What I've Learned about Everyone's Struggle to be Singular is a terrific travelo gue through the world of identical--and fraternal--twins. She tells the sto ry of the twin experience from the inside out, and shines a smart and lovin g light on this special relationship. Pogrebin brings heart and brains to h er own experiences with her twin sister Robin, from infancy to a ripe matur ity. And she has done prodigious amount of research, speaking w... View more info

Image for NHS PLC: THE PRIVATISATION OF OUR HEALTH CARE

NHS PLC: THE PRIVATISATION OF OUR HEALTH CARE

By: Pollock, Allyson M.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Verso: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000020724

ISBN: 1844675394

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: An excellent guide, not only to the woes of the NHS but, by extension, to t hose of all the public services in Britain. ... It is a lamentable tale of private enterprise without enterprise, and public expenditure without publi c purpose. (New Statesman ) This is a shocking story, brilliantly told. (Raymond Tallis ) A tale that demands to be read by every person in this country who has a st ake in the NHS and the remnants of the welfare state, and indeed, everyone with democratic instincts ... told with lucid and detailed authority. (Guar dian ... View more info

Image for ISLAND OF BLOOD:FRONTLINE REPORTS FROM SRI LANKA, AFGHANISTAN AND OTHER SOU TH ASIAN FLASH POINTS

ISLAND OF BLOOD:FRONTLINE REPORTS FROM SRI LANKA, AFGHANISTAN AND OTHER SOU TH ASIAN FLASH POINTS

By: Pratap, Anita

Price: ¥2,200.00

Publisher: Vijitha Yapa Publications: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000016281

ISBN: 9789558095218

Condition: Near Fine


A nice clean softcover no markings throughout: "Island of Blood is a distillation of the experiences and insights of one of the finest journalists India has ever produced. During the eighties and nineties, when the Indian media rarely ventured into flashpoints like Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, Anita Pratap braved the odds to send in reports from the front, over and over again. War, ethnic conflict, earthquakes, cyclones and droughts, wherever there was a story to be told, she would track it down. View more info

Image for THE DEMON IN THE FREEZER: THE TERRIFYING TRUTH ABOUT THE THREAT FROM BIOTER RORISM

THE DEMON IN THE FREEZER: THE TERRIFYING TRUTH ABOUT THE THREAT FROM BIOTER RORISM

By: PRESTON, RICHARD

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publications: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042013

ISBN: 075531218X

Condition: Very Good


FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In a chilling new look at the world of bioterrorism, the best-selling author of The Hot Zone explores the retur n of smallpox, eradicated in 1979 but now returning in a deadlier, genetica lly engineered form. View more info

THE SONG OF THE DODO

By: Quammen, David

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008236

ISBN: 0091801966

Condition: Fine/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; In Darwin's time, island biogeography was the science that opened Victorian minds to the wonder of evolution. Today with all the world's wild landscape being chopped into island-like fragments, it's the science of jeopardy and extinction. This book combines science, historical narrative and travel. View more info

Image for THINKING OUT LOUD : ON THE PERSONAL, THE POLITICAL, THE PUBLIC, AND THE PRI VATE

THINKING OUT LOUD : ON THE PERSONAL, THE POLITICAL, THE PUBLIC, AND THE PRI VATE

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: ¥680.00

Publisher: Random House: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007063

ISBN: 0679407111

Condition: VG+/VG+


Concerned as she is with all manner of conflicts between public and private issues represented in this collection of essays from her syndicated New Yo rk Times op-ed column, Quindlen ( Living Out Loud ) admits to viewing even non-feminist topics through "the special lens of her gender." Sensitive to social and political trends and the "shifting sands of geopolitics" that pr opel events, she points out their cost in human terms, especially as they a ffect the excluded and abused. Violence, notes the author--sexual, racial o r political, performed by individuals or in groups as m... View more info