Culture


New Releases Tagged "Culture"

CUNNING PLANS: Talks By Warren Ellis
Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back
Buy Me the Sky: The remarkable truth of China’s one-child generations
Modern Romance
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2)
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Bad Feminist: Essays
Primates of Park Avenue
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
The Book of Unknown Americans
The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
Men Explain Things to Me
The Ghost Bride
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

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  • American Steam by J.A.  Friedland
    American Steam
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    Release date: Jun 02, 2015
    Julius "Jules" Stern is a professor at a large northeastern university who suddenly realizes that his world is being ravaged by a zombie-like epidemic…more View Details »
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  • Manners in Rwanda by Joy Nzamwita Uwanziga
    Manners in Rwanda: Basic Knowledge on Rwandan Culture, Customs, and Kinyarwanda Language
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    Release date: Mar 08, 2015
    If someone out there is planning on going to Rwanda, I would highly recommend picking up this book. It's light in tone, often humorous, and entails al…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 27 - Jul 06, 2015
    5 copies available, 322 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Collector of Secrets by Richard Goodfellow
    Collector of Secrets
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    Release date: Aug 11, 2015
    We're giving away FIVE advance copies of one of the best debut thrillers of the year: COLLECTOR OF SECRETS by Richard Goodfellow!

    “A web of history, tr…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 03 - Jul 15, 2015
    5 copies available, 362 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    The Kite Runner
    The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
    The Elephant Tree
    The Zombie Room
    Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
    Memoirs of a Geisha
    Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
    Outliers: The Story of Success
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    A Thousand Splendid Suns
    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    Malcolm Gladwell
    Malcolm Gladwell Outliers: The Story of Success
    [Outliers] was conceived in a period in which CEOs were bringing down huge paychecks, patting themselves on the back, and arguing that they deserved it and that their success was of their own making. I was curious about that — is it true? Is it a fair assessment to say that highly successful people deserve all the credit for their achievement?
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    Terence McKenna
    We have to create culture, don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to NPR. Create your own roadshow. The nexus of space and time where you are now is the most immediate sector of your universe, and if you're worrying about Michael Jackson or Bill Clinton or somebody else, then you are disempowered, you're giving it all away to icons, icons which are maintained by an electronic media so that you want to dress like X or have lips like Y. This is shit-brained, this kind of thinking. ...more
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    Ray Bradbury
    You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
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