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Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality
3.51
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Aug 01, 2013
 
Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History
3.79
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May 24, 2013
 
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
4.09
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
3.92
not set
Mar 28, 2013
 
Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
3.79
not set
Mar 22, 2013
 
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
3.94
not set
Mar 12, 2013
 
Bananas: How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World
3.35
not set
Mar 08, 2013
 
Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
3.68
May 04, 2014
Feb 01, 2013
 
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
4.03
not set
Feb 01, 2013
 
Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
3.67
not set
Feb 01, 2013
 
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
3.95
not set
Dec 17, 2012
 
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
3.69
not set
Dec 17, 2012
 
The Book of Gin: A Spirited World History from Alchemists' Stills and Colonial Outposts to Gin Palaces, Bathtub Gin, and Artisanal Cocktails
3.17
not set
Dec 08, 2012
 
Hooked: Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish
3.93
not set
Sep 03, 2012
 
The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History
3.65
not set
Nov 12, 2011
 
The Zen of Fish: The Story of Sushi, from Samurai to Supermarket (P.S.)
3.76
not set
Sep 28, 2011
 
Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century
3.75
not set
Jul 27, 2011
 
Backyard Giants: The Passionate, Heartbreaking, and Glorious Quest to Grow the Biggest Pumpkin Ever
3.88
not set
May 07, 2011
 
Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World
2.71
not set
May 05, 2011
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
not set
Apr 06, 2011
 
Beans: A History
3.37
not set
Apr 04, 2011
 
The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History
3.87
not set
Mar 13, 2011
 
Bottom of the 33rd LP: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game
4.02
Apr 17, 2011
Feb 13, 2011
 
The Roads That Built America: The Incredible Story of the U.S. Interstate System
3.71
not set
May 28, 2010
 
Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
3.92
Apr 09, 2011
Apr 01, 2010
 
Shell Games: Rogues, Smugglers, and the Hunt for Nature's Bounty
3.65
Jun 12, 2011
Mar 31, 2010
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.96
not set
Dec 28, 2009
 
The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters
3.99
Jan 16, 2010
Sep 28, 2009
 
Salt: A World History
3.71
Jun 26, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
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