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The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything in Between Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781579658939
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Published: Artisan - October 1st, 2019

Named one of Library Journal’s Best Religion & Spirituality Books of 2019

An Unorthodox Guide to Everything Jewish

Deeply knowing, highly entertaining, and just a little bit irreverent, this unputdownable encyclopedia of all things Jewish and Jew-ish covers culture, religion, history, habits, language, and more.


The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501137235
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.

Harry Houdini. Say his name and a number of things come to mind. Escapes. Illusions.


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Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781451659108
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.

Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending—balmy December days, face-to-face conversation replaced with heads-to-screens zomboidism, a world at const


The Preacher's Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691179612
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 1st, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved, a fascinating look at the world of Christian women celebrities


The Invention of Yesterday: A 50,000-Year History of Human Culture, Conflict, and Connection Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781610397964
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Published: PublicAffairs - October 1st, 2019

From language to culture to cultural collision: the story of how humans invented history, from the Stone Age to the Virtual Age


The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments (The Happiness Institute Series) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062943385
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Published: William Morrow - October 1st, 2019

What’s the actual secret to happiness? Great memories! Meik Wiking—happiness researcher and New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke—shows us how to create memories that make life sweet in this charming book.

Do you remember your first kiss? The day you graduated?


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


21 Lessons for the 21st Century Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525512196
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 20th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues.


Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985818
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 27th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection


How to Fight Anti-Semitism Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593136058
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Published: Crown - September 10th, 2019

The prescient New York Times writer delivers an urgent wake-up call to all Americans exposing the alarming rise of anti-Semitism in this country—and explains what we can do to defeat it.
 


Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374184469
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 27th, 2019

As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past


The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224919
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Published: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019

A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction

A New York Times Notable Book 

Bloomberg Best Book of 2018

The New York Times bestseller!


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