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A Fan's Notes (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679720768
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Published: Vintage - August 12th, 1988

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


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Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143115267
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Published: Penguin Books - March 1st, 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." - Pete


A Natural History of the Senses Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679735663
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Published: Vintage - 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.


Grendel Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679723110
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Published: Vintage - May 9th, 1989

The first and most terrifying monster in English literature, from the great early epic Beowulf, tells his own side of the story in this frequently banned book. This classic and much lauded retelling of Beowulf follows the monster Grendel as he learns about humans and fights the war at the center of the Anglo Saxon classic epic.


Revolutionary Road (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375708442
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Published: Vintage - April 25th, 2000

Hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of the opulent desolation of the American suburbs since it's publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple who have lived on the assumption that greatness is only just around the corner.