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Future Shock

By: Alvin Toffler

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1974

Seller ID: 001566


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How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler's Memoir

By: Amber Dawn

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press: 2013

Seller ID: 002176


As raw and fiery as its author, "How Poetry Saved My Life" is a powerful account of survival and the transformative power of literature.Amber Dawn's acclaimed first novel "Sub Rosa," a darkly intoxicating fantasy about a group of magical prostitutes who band together to fend off bad johns in a fantastical underworld, won a Lambda Literary Award in 2011. While the plot of the book was wildly imaginative, it was also based on the author's own experience as a sex work... View more info

Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin

By: Ashley Montagu

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1978

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 002573


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Me to We: Turning Self-Help on Its Head

By: Craig Kielburger; Marc Kielburger

Price: $4.99

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 001638


After you've discovered and absorbed the ideas presented in this book, your life may not end up as you had envisioned. You may not acquire a house on a beach in the Caymans, but you may find your toes grounded in the sand. You may not see an enormous change in your social life, but in your life you may very well see enormous social change. You may not find the person of your dreams, but you will help young people go beyond theirs... . This book will open your eyes and ch... View more info

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The Spike: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed By Rapidly Advancing Technologies

By: Damien Broderick

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Forge Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001542


The rate at which technology is changing our world--not just on a global level like space travel and instant worldwide communications but on the level of what we choose to wear, where we live, and what we eat--is staggeringly fast and getting faster all the time. The rate of change has become so fast that a concept that started off sounding like science fiction has become a widely expected outcome in the near future - a singularity referred to as The Spike. At that p... View more info

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A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

By: Daniel H. Pink

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2006

Seller ID: 002642


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Rights in Conflict

By: Daniel Walker

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Signet Broadside: 1968

Seller ID: 002379


The official report to the national commission on the causes and prevention of violence. The Walker Report on the Chicago Police Riot. View more info

The Fifties : The Way We Really Were

By: Douglas T Miller; Marion Nowak

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Doubleday & Co.: 1977

Seller ID: 000549


Come back with us to those thrilling days of yesteryear, to the days of bobby sox, soda fountains, Elvis Presley and American Bandstand, hot rods and James Dean. But come back, too, to the "fabulous era" remembered less nostalgically as "a moral disaster" and "one of the worst decades in the history of man." Here is the first in-depth social and cultural history of the fifties: the decade that brought America the anticommunist hysteria of the McCarthy hearings, the Cold ... View more info

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Beyond Human: Living with Robots and Cyborgs

By: Elisabeth Malartre; Gregory Benford

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates: 2007

Seller ID: 001619


Concepts once purely fiction -- robots, cyborg parts, artificial intelligences -- are becoming part of everyday reality. Soon robots will be everywhere, performing surgery, exploring hazardous places, making rescues, fighting fires, handling heavy goods. After a decade or two, they will be as unremarkable as the computer screen is now in offices, airports or restaurants. Cyborgs will be less obvious. These additions to the human body are interior now, as rebuilt joints, ... View more info

Hypnosis: Fact and Fiction

By: F. L. Marcuse

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1963

Seller ID: 002070


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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

By: Francis Fukuyama

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Picador: 2003

Seller ID: 001643


A decade after his now-famous pronouncement of "the end of history," Francis Fukuyama argues that as a result of biomedical advances, we are facing the possibility of a future in which our humanity itself will be altered beyond recognition. Fukuyama sketches a brief history of man's changing understanding of human nature: from Plato and Aristotle to the modernity's utopians and dictators who sought to remake mankind for ideological ends. Fukuyama argues that the ability ... View more info

Scalping and Torture Warfare Practices Among North American Indians

By: Georg Friederici; Gabriel Nadeau; Nathaniel Knowles

Price: $99.99

Publisher: Iroqrafts Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 001683


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Beyond Genetics: Putting the Power of DNA to Work in Your Life

By: Glenn McGee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: William Morrow: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001537


Just as digital technology transformed our world faster and in ways that would have been unimaginable mere decades ago, genetic science is about to radically alter our lives -- and in ways perhaps even more dramatic and profound. Sooner than you can imagine, human beings will be capable of diagnosing their own illnesses, designating the sex of their children, even designing the food they eat -- all as easily as using a cell phone. The genetic revolution has arrived, t... View more info

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What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Information Frontier

By: James Gleick

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 2002

Seller ID: 001548


Here's some of what just happened: Millions of ordinary, sensible people came into possession of computers. These machines had wondrous powers, yet made unexpected demands on their owners. Telephones broke free of the chains that had shackled them to bedside tables and office desks. No one was out of touch, or wanted to be out of touch. Instant communication became a birthright. A new world, located no one knew exactly where, came into being, called "virtual" or "onl... View more info

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus : A Practical Guide for Improving Communication

By: John Gray

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Harper Collins Canada: 1994

Seller ID: 002593


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Human Cloning and Human Dignity: The Report of the President's Council On Bioethics

By: Leon R. Kass

Price: $5.99

Publisher: PublicAffairs: 2002

Seller ID: 001644


Few avenues of scientific inquiry raise more thorny ethical questions than the cloning of human beings, a radical way to control our DNA. In August 2001, in conjunction with his decision to permit limited federal funding for stem-cell research, President George W. Bush created the President's Council on Bioethics to address the ethical ramifications of biomedical innovation. Over the past year the Council, whose members comprise an all-star team of leading scientists, do... View more info

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The Female Brain

By: Louann Brizendine

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2007

Seller ID: 002173


Why are women more verbal than men? Why do women remember details of fights that men can't remember at all? Why do women tend to form deeper bonds with their female friends than men do with their male counterparts? These and other questions have stumped both sexes throughout the ages. Now, pioneering neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine, M.D., brings together the latest findings to show how the unique structure of the female brain determines how women think, what they... View more info

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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door

By: Lynne Truss

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Gotham Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000371


"Talk to the hand, 'cause the face ain't listening," the saying goes.When did the world stop wanting to hear? When did society become so thoughtless? It's a topic that has been simmering for years, and Lynne Truss says it's now reached the boiling point. Taking on the boorish behavior that for some has become a point of pride, Talk to the Hand is a rallying cry for courtesy. Like Eats, Shoots & Leaves, Talk to the Hand is not a stuffy guidebook, and is sure to insp... View more info

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Women's Ways Of Knowing

By: Mary Field Belenky; Nancy Goldberger; Jill Mattuck Tarule; Nancy Rule Goldberger; Blythe McVicker Clincy

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Basic Books: 1986

Seller ID: 002643


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