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Lost on Planet China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid
3.79
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Jun 23, 2014
 
56
China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power
3.99
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Jun 23, 2014
 
54
The Paper Trail: An Unexpected History of the World's Greatest Invention. Alexander Monro
0.00
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May 11, 2014
 
53
The Intellectuals And The Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939
3.92
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Apr 13, 2014
 
52
Gold: A History, A Hunt, A Fever
3.39
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Feb 20, 2014
 
51
Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator
3.67
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Feb 14, 2014
 
50
The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths
3.79
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Feb 02, 2014
 
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Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents
3.69
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Jan 31, 2014
 
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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World
3.94
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Jan 23, 2014
 
47
Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
4.21
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Jan 02, 2014
 
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The Long March: The True History of Communist China's Founding Myth
3.66
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Dec 29, 2013
 
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My First Trip to China Scholars Diplomats and Journalists Reflect
4.60
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Dec 28, 2013
 
44
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World
4.55
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Dec 14, 2013
 
43
Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
3.49
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Dec 10, 2013
 
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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
4.00
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Nov 13, 2013
 
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The Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History
3.71
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Nov 10, 2013
 
40
The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian
3.85
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Nov 10, 2013
 
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Pineapple: King of Fruits
3.33
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Nov 08, 2013
 
38
After the Victorians: The Decline of Britain in the World
3.82
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Nov 02, 2013
 
37
The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss
4.20
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Nov 01, 2013
 
36
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven
3.98
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Nov 01, 2013
 
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Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much
3.79
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Sep 13, 2013
 
34
The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957
3.94
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Sep 06, 2013
 
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The Denial of Death
4.24
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Jun 22, 2013
 
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The Story of Spanish
3.79
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Jun 01, 2013
 
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Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
3.92
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May 11, 2013
 
30
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography
4.03
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May 11, 2013
 
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The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
4.15
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Apr 14, 2013
 
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Jewels: A Secret History
4.06
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Apr 14, 2013
 
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The Calendar: The 5000-Year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days
3.83
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Apr 14, 2013
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