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  • booksreddit.com:The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

    The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

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    Since the beginning of human history Mars has been an alluring dream– the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. Now with the advent of a revolutionary new plan, all this has changed. Leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin has crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct, presented here with illustrations, photographs, and engaging anecdotes. “The Case for Mars” is not a vision fo…


  • 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

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    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:The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

    The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

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    Understanding North Korea through its propaganda What do the North Koreans really believe? How do they see themselves and the world around them?Here B.R. Myers, a North Korea analyst and a contributing editor of The Atlantic, presents the first full-length study of the North Korean worldview. Drawing on extensive research into the regime’s domestic propaganda, including films, romance novels and other artifacts of the personality cult, Myers analyzes each of the country’s official myths in tu…


  • booksreddit.com:The Case for Gold

    The Case for Gold

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    In 1982, Ron Paul served on the U.S. Gold Commission to evaluate the role of gold in the monetary system. In fact, the Commission was his idea. It was carrying forth a promise made in the Republican platform.
    Ron couldn’t pick the members, so from the beginning, the deck was stacked. The majority was dominated by monetarists, who saw gold as too scarce and paper as just fine. Ron Paul’s team was ready, however, with this marvelous minority report.

    Rarely has a dissent on a government commi…


  • booksreddit.com:At Home: A Short History of Private Life

    At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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    From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.”  Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has happened since the Romans decamped. Yet one day, he began to consider how very little he knew about the ordinary things of life as he found it in that comfortable home. To remedy thi…


  • booksreddit.com:Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Chicka Chicka Book, A)

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    Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault’s rhythmic chant and Lois Ehlert’s exuberant collage illustrations have made Chicka Chicka Boom Boom a read-aloud favorite for twenty years. To celebrate, here is a special anniversary edition of this quintessential picture book with these exciting new features including completely restored artwork, twenty years of Chicka historical note and a Happy Birthday, Chicka! poster on the inside jacket that will surely delight old and new generations of Chicka Ch…


  • booksreddit.com:The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

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    The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has already helped over one million readers make a full and lasting recovery from generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, specific phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other anxiety-related issues. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this workbook can be used alone or as a supplement to therapy to help you develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting worried thoughts and putting yourself back in…


  • booksreddit.com:The City & The City (Random House Reader's Circle)

    The City & The City (Random House Reader’s Circle)

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    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borlú must travel from the decaying Beszel to its equal, rival, and intimate neighbor, the vibrant city of Ul Qoma. But this is a border crossing like no other, a journey as psychic as it is physical, a…


  • booksreddit.com:Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

    Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

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    It’s time to start your engines in this Richard Scarry classic all about vehicles! Buckle-up for a fun-filled day of planes, trains, automobiles . . . and even a pickle truck! Featuring hundreds of clearly labeled vehicles, this is the perfect book for little vehicle fans from the one and only Richard Scarry.


  • booksreddit.com:Far Side Christmas Cards Boxed Set (Santa) (Far Side)

    Far Side Christmas Cards Boxed Set (Santa) (Far Side)

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    12 cards and 13 envelopes


  • booksreddit.com:A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One

    A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One

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    NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESHere is the first volume in George R. R. Martin’s magnificent cycle of novels that includes A Clash of Kings and A Storm of Swords. As a whole, this series comprises a genuine masterpiece of modern fantasy, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Magic, mystery, intrigue, romance, and adventure fill these pages and transport us to a world unlike any we have ever experienced. Already hailed as a classic, George R. R. Martin’s stunning seri…


  • booksreddit.com:Not the Impossible Faith

    Not the Impossible Faith

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    Dr. Richard Carrier is an expert in the history of the ancient world and a critic of Christian attempts to distort history in defense of their faith. Not the Impossible Faith is a tour de force in that genre, dissecting and refuting the oft-repeated claim that Christianity could not have succeeded in the ancient world unless it was true. Though framed as a detailed rebuttal to Christian apologist J.P. Holding (author of The Impossible Faith), Carrier takes a general approach that educates the…


  • booksreddit.com:Confession of a Buddhist Atheist

    Confession of a Buddhist Atheist

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    Written with the same brilliance and boldness that made Buddhism Without Beliefs a classic in its field, Confession of a Buddhist Atheist is Stephen Batchelor’s account of his journey through Buddhism, which culminates in a groundbreaking new portrait of the historical Buddha. Stephen Batchelor grew up outside London and came of age in the 1960s. Like other seekers of his time, instead of going to college he set off to explore the world. Settling in India, he eventually became a Buddhist monk…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd Edition)

    Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd Edition)

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    For junior/senior-level electricity and magnetism courses. This book is known for its clear, concise and accessible coverage of standard topics in a logical and pedagogically sound order. The Third Edition features a clear, accessible treatment of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory, providing a sound platform for the exploration of related applications (ac circuits, antennas, transmission lines, plasmas, optics, etc.). Its lean and focused approach employs numerous examples and probl…


  • booksreddit.com:Throne of Saturn

    Throne of Saturn

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    Excellent Condition, normal wear to cover, ships within 24 hours!


  • booksreddit.com:Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth

    Alice: Alice Roosevelt Longworth, from White House Princess to Washington Power Broker

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    An entertaining and eye-opening biography of America’s most memorable first daughterFrom the moment Teddy Roosevelt’s outrageous and charming teenage daughter strode into the White House—carrying a snake and dangling a cigarette—the outspoken Alice began to put her imprint on the whole of the twentieth-century political scene. Her barbed tongue was as infamous as her scandalous personal life, but whenever she talked, powerful people listened, and she reigned for eight decades as the social do…


  • booksreddit.com:Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)

    Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)

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    Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption? These are only a few of the remarkable dynamics that Tom Vanderbilt explores in this fascinating tour through the mysteries of the road. Based on exhaustive research and interviews with driving experts and traffic officials around th…


  • booksreddit.com:Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

    Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

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    Jon Krakauer s literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. In UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders. At the core of his book is an appalling double murder committed by two Mormon Fundamentalist brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they received a revelation from God commanding them to kill their blameless victims. Beginning with a meticulous…


  • booksreddit.com:Sweet Jesus

    Sweet Jesus, I Hate Bill O’Reilly

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    Bill O’Reilly is a man who believes he is a voice of reason. He calls for boycotting Canada, says Adolf Hitler would have been a card-carrying member of the ACLU, and thinks Hurricane Katrina victims seen carrying televisions should be shot on sight. Amann and Breuer – the creators of the hugely popular website www.sweetjesusihatebilloreilly.com — take a close look at O’Reilly’s own assertions and arguments — taken from his TV and radio shows, books and columns — to expose him for what he is:…


  • booksreddit.com:A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

    A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

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    “WHERE DID THE UNIVERSE COME FROM? WHAT WAS THERE BEFORE IT? WHAT WILL THE FUTURE BRING? AND FINALLY, WHY IS THERE SOMETHING RATHER THAN NOTHING?” Lawrence Krauss’s provocative answers to these and other timeless questions in a wildly popular lecture now on YouTube have attracted almost a million viewers. The last of these questions in particular has been at the center of religious and philosophical debates about the existence of God, and it’s the supposed counterargument to anyone who questi…