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Akira, Volume 1 Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781935429005
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Published: Kodansha Comics - October 13th, 2009

"The only important thing, ever." - Cole


Dune Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780441013593
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Published: Ace Books - August 2nd, 2005

Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and the bestselling science fiction novel of all time.


The Day of the Locust Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811224611
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 28th, 2015

Admired by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dorothy Parker, and Dashiell Hammett, and hailed as one of the Best 100 English-language novels by Time magazine, The Day of the Locust continues to influence American writers, artists, and culture. Bob Dylan wrote the classic song Day of the Locusts in homage and Matt Groening's Homer Simpson is named after one of its characters.


All Star Superman Cover Image
By Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781401232054
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Published: DC Comics - October 11th, 2011

The amazing creative team of writer Grant Morrison (BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM) and artist Frank Quitely (WE3) join forces to take Superman back to basics and create a new vision of the World's First Super-Hero. This trade paperback collection features the first twelve issues of the acclaimed series.


War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781610393591
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Published: PublicAffairs - April 8th, 2014

As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He has seen children murdered for sport in Gaza and petty thugs elevated into war heroes in the Balkans.


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812983586
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Published: Random House Trade - June 12th, 2012

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy Clay. Now with special bonus material by Michael Chabon.


The Invisibles, Book One Cover Image
By Grant Morrison, Various (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781401245023
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Published: Vertigo - February 18th, 2014

One of Grant Morrison's most controversial and trippiest and abstract comic book titles Follow the adventures of The Invisibles, a secret organization out to battle against physical and psychic oppression brought upon humanity by the interdemsional alien gods of the Archons of Outer Church

Collects THE INVISIBLES #1-12, ABSOLUTE VERTIGO #1.


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400032808
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Published: Anchor Books - June 8th, 2004

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America's isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God.


Neuromancer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780441007462
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Published: Ace Books - July 1st, 2000

Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, Neuromancer is a cyberpunk, science fiction masterpiece--a classic that ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of the twentieth century's most potent visions of the future.


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No-No Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780295955254
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Published: University of Washington Press - February 1st, 1978

"No-No Boy follows a young Japanese-American man returning to post-Internment Seattle and his struggle to reconciliate with friends and family following a prison sentence. As far as 'multi-cultural America' novels go, Okada's lone book stands among my favorite Phillip Roth books." - Cole