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$16.00
ISBN: 9780679720768
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Published: Vintage Books - August 12th, 1988

I feel robbed, let down, downright cheated that I lived 26 years before reading Fan's Notes.


$17.00
ISBN: 9780143115267
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Published: Penguin Books - March 2009

Nudge is a terrific book for anyone interested in how we make choices, public policy, politics and behavioral science. The way that governments and companies frame choices affects our behavior and well-being, often on a subtle level. A "nudge": if Americans defaulted to donating organs upon death (with an option to opt out, of course) thousands of lives would be saved annually.


$16.95
ISBN: 9780679735663
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Published: Vintage Books USA - September 10th, 1991

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the senses take in."--The New York Times.


By John Gardner, Emil Antonucci (Illustrator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679723110
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Published: Vintage Books USA - May 9th, 1989

The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic BEOWULF, tells his side of the story.


$15.95
ISBN: 9780375708442
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Published: Vintage Books USA - April 25th, 2000

"A deft, ironic, beautiful novel that deserves to be a classic." —William Styron


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