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  • booksreddit.com:Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

    Three Felonies A Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent

    2100

    The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the very nature of modern federal criminal laws, which have exploded in number but also become impossibly broad and vague. In Three Felonies a Day, Harvey A. Silverglate reveals how federal criminal laws have become dangerously disconnected from the English common la…


  • booksreddit.com:Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA

    Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion t…

    2094

    Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer PrizeThe explosive first-hand account of America’s secret history in AfghanistanTo what extent did America’s best intelligence analysts grasp the rising thread of Islamist radicalism? Who tried to stop bin Laden and why did they fail? Comprehensively and for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll recounts the history of the covert wars in Afghanistan that fueled Islamic militancy and sowed the seeds of the September 11 attacks. Based on scrupu…


  • booksreddit.com:Natural Harvest: A collection of semen-based recipes

    Natural Harvest: A collection of semen-based recipes

    2088

    Semen is not only nutritious, but it also has a wonderful texture and amazing cooking properties. Like fine wine and cheeses, the taste of semen is complex and dynamic. Semen is inexpensive to produce and is commonly available in many, if not most, homes and restaurants. Despite all of these positive qualities, semen remains neglected as a food. This book hopes to change that. Once you overcome any initial hesitation, you will be surprised to learn how wonderful semen is in the kitchen. Semen…


  • booksreddit.com:Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    2087

    A provocative manifesto, Whipping Girl tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist. Serano shares her experiences and observations—both pre- and post-transition—to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans women, as well as gender and sexuality as a whole.Serano’s well-h…


  • booksreddit.com:Day of the Oprichnik: A Novel

    Day of the Oprichnik: A Novel

    2076

    One of The Telegraph’s Best Fiction Books 2011Moscow, 2028. A scream, a moan, and a death rattle slowly pull Andrei Danilovich Komiaga out of his drunken stupor. But wait―that’s just his ring tone. So begins another day in the life of an oprichnik, one of the czar’s most trusted courtiers―and one of the country’s most feared men.In this new New Russia, where futuristic technology and the draconian codes of Ivan the Terrible are in perfect synergy, Komiaga will attend extravagant parties, part…


  • booksreddit.com:The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Resource S...

    The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Resource S…

    2073

    Foreword by Patrick D. Miller In this remarkable, acclaimed history of the development of monotheism, Mark S. Smith explains how Israel’s religion evolved from a cult of Yahweh as a primary deity among many to a fully defined monotheistic faith with Yahweh as sole god. Repudiating the traditional view that Israel was fundamentally different in culture and religion from its Canaanite neighbors, this provocative book argues that Israelite religion developed, at least in part, from the religion …


  • booksreddit.com:Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victor

    Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victor

    2063

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDSIn 1943, from a windowless basement office in London, two brilliant intelligence officers conceived a plan that was both simple and complicated— Operation Mincemeat. The purpose? To deceive the Nazis into thinking that Allied forces were planning to attack southern Europe by way of Greece or Sardinia, rather than Sicily, as the Nazis had assumed, and the Allies ultimately chose. Charles Cholmondeley of MI5 and the British naval intellige…


  • booksreddit.com:Before You Leap: A Frog's Eye View of Life's Greatest Lessons

    Before You Leap: A Frog’s Eye View of Life’s Greatest Lessons

    2053

    For the first time ever, Kermit the Frog, the world’s most famous amphibian shares his own story in a funny, heartfelt book about his life and yours. After telling the tale of his remarkable career, and about all the amazing people (like Jim Henson) and pigs (like you-know-who) he’s met along the way, Kermit shares his advice on many of life’s milestones:Growing up- Every tadpole must drop their tail. How to get the drop on life. Falling In Love–Hollywood romance, interspecies dating. No one…


  • booksreddit.com:Natural Harvest: A collection of semen-based recipes

    Natural Harvest: A collection of semen-based recipes

    2048

    Semen is not only nutritious, but it also has a wonderful texture and amazing cooking properties. Like fine wine and cheeses, the taste of semen is complex and dynamic. Semen is inexpensive to produce and is commonly available in many, if not most, homes and restaurants. Despite all of these positive qualities, semen remains neglected as a food. This book hopes to change that. Once you overcome any initial hesitation, you will be surprised to learn how wonderful semen is in the kitchen. Semen…


  • booksreddit.com:Forging Divinity (The War of Broken Mirrors Book 1)

    Forging Divinity (The War of Broken Mirrors Book 1)

    2040

    Some say that in the city of Orlyn, godhood is on sale to the highest bidder. Thousands flock to the city each year, hoping for a chance at immortality.Lydia Hastings is a knowledge sorcerer, capable of extracting information from anything she touches. When she travels to Orlyn to validate the claims of the local faith, she discovers a conspiracy that could lead to a war between the world’s three greatest powers. At the focal point is a prisoner who bears a striking resemblance to the long-mi…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    2012

    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

    The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

    2001

    Now in paperback, and following her extraordinary, bestselling, and much-acclaimed accounts of the most guarded secrets of the Second World War, here is a rollicking true story of spies, politicians, journalists, and intrigue in the highest circles of Washington during the tumultuous days of World War II.When Roald Dahl, a dashing young wounded RAF pilot, took up his post at the British Embassy in 1942, his assignment was to use his good looks, wit, and considerable charm to gain access to th…


  • booksreddit.com:Pointing: Where Language

    Pointing: Where Language, Culture, and Cognition Meet

    1992

    Pointing has captured the interest of scholars from various fields who study communication. However, ideas and findings have been scattered across diverse publications in different disciplines, and opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange have been very limited. The editor’s aim is to provide an arena for such exchange by bringing together papers on pointing gestures from disciplines, such as developmental psychology, psycholinguistics, sign-language linguistics, linguistic anthropology, …


  • booksreddit.com:The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)

    The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)

    1973

    This masterpiece of science fiction is the fascinating story of Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible, and his descent into madness that follows.


  • booksreddit.com:The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls

    The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls, Revised Edition

    1969

    Our best-selling body book for girls just got even better! With all-new illustrations and updated content for girls ages 8 and up, it features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts. (Medical consultant: Cara Natterson, MD.) You’ll find answers to questions about your changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between. Once you feel comfortable with what’s happening, you’ll be ready to move on to the The Care & Keeping of You 2!


  • booksreddit.com:Unyielding Surrender

    Unyielding Surrender

    1943

    In the wake of the suicide of a local teen, Professor Ed’ Iddinit, expert in the field of suicidal ideation, is called to a school and asked to help the children evaluate how to deal with the grief. The professor’s solution comes from a secret lesson he learned through a life of abuse: unyielding surrender.The mind of a suicidal person is encumbered with pain, loss, and grief, But Professor Ed’ Iddinit carries with him a secret to help the children beat their pain, beat their anger, and fi…


  • booksreddit.com:Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past (Historical Archaeology of the American West)

    Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past (Historical Archaeology of the American West)

    1921

    Spent cartridges. The pieces of an original Tabasco Pepper Sauce bottle. Shards of a ceramic pot, stained red. For archaeologists each of the thousands of artifacts uncovered at a site tells a story. For noted Comstock authority Ronald M. James, it is a story resulting from decades of research and excavation at one of the largest National Historic Landmarks in America, the Nevada town that, with the discovery of the Comstock Lode, became a boomtown microcosm of the American West.Drawing on th…


  • booksreddit.com:What Went Wrong With Mrs Milliard's Mech?: An Inspector Ambrose Story. (Inspector Ambrose Mysteri...

    What Went Wrong With Mrs Milliard’s Mech?: An Inspector Ambrose Story. (Inspector Ambrose Mysteri…

    1915

    If you’re a fan of detective stories, look no further! I H Laking’s debut novella will wrap you up in the new world of the Empire.Mrs Milliard is on the verge of financial ruin. With a business deal about to expire unless her mechanical baker remembers his secret recipe, Mrs Milliard turns to Inspector Ambrose for help. But as Ambrose soon discovers, no one in Mrs Milliard’s neighbourhood is ready to talk.Will Inspector Ambrose uncover the truth before Mrs Milliard’s midnight deadline? Can he…


  • booksreddit.com:Where's MY Book? A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth

    Where’s MY Book? A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth, Their Parents, & Everyo…

    1914

    Linda Gromko, MD is a Board Certified Family Physician who has worked with the transgender community for nearly eighteen years. She explains the basics of gender identity, sexual orientation, puberty, puberty blockers, hormone treatments, and gender affirming surgeries. She shares years of her patients’ wisdom and practical information on getting through every day in the best way possible-from coming out to parents, to school issues, to coping with depression, to love and sex. Why is this boo…


  • booksreddit.com:Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

    Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

    1905

    In a world of self-driving cars and big data, smart algorithms and Siri, we know that artificial intelligence is getting smarter every day. Though all these nifty devices and programs might make our lives easier, they’re also well on their way to making “good” jobs obsolete. A computer winning Jeopardy might seem like a trivial, if impressive, feat, but the same technology is making paralegals redundant as it undertakes electronic discovery, and is soon to do the same for radiologists. And th…