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To Hell with Cronjé
3.73
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Winner of the 2004 Hertzog Prize, the most prestigious award in Afrikaans literature, this novel traces the journey of two dest
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Jul 15, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
 
Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture
3.46
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Indie culture, by its very nature, exists outside of and often rails against mainstream culture: independent record stores in o
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Feb 10, 2009
 
Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll: Conversations with Unjustly Obscure Rock 'n' Soul Eccentrics
3.65
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The history of music is layered with as many personalities as genres and subgenres. While mainstream publications focus on only
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Aug 02, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
 
A Dictionary of Philosophical Logic
3.50
Cook's A Dictionary of Philosophical Logic provides a comprehensive guide to the concepts involved in the field of philosophical logic, in addition to ...more
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Mar 08, 2010
 
Chart Toppers: The Great Performers Of Popular Music Over The Last 50 Years
4.00
This title selectively highlights commercially successful musicians with historical and geographical breadth. Choosing performers that topped the char ...more
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Mar 08, 2010
 
95 Poems
4.33
I like 92 too!
Mar 30, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
Twilight of the Machines
3.76
Similar to Nietzsche's Twilight of the Idols, a criticism of contemporary German culture, Twilight of the Machines is Zerzan's concise introduction to ...more
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Mar 22, 2010
 
Abraham Lincoln on Screen: Fictional and Documentary Portrayals on Film and Television
3.00
The 2nd edition of this title amends the factual inaccuracies and the harsh criticism of the 1st edition, in addition to including the more than 80 Li ...more
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Feb 23, 2010
 
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
3.73
Much like his previous work, this newest collection of short stories from Englander (The Ministry of Special Cases) continues to explore the complexit ...more
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Jan 03, 2012
 
Historical Dictionary of Film Noir
3.00
In the preface, Spicer immediately admits that film noir is not relegated to black-and-white American films from the 1940s and 50s. The genre is not b ...more
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Apr 18, 2010
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.85
Without a doubt, excellent. Thank you Michelle!
Aug 23, 2008
Aug 21, 2008
 
Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction
3.58
As a concise introduction to Anarchism, this book gives a broad historical overview of political anarchy. Ward identifies four anarchist writers and t ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 19, 2010
 
Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping
2.93
An annoying chronicle of two urbanites pretending to relinquish the allure of consuming. Instead of a handbook on frugality, the reader is treated to ...more
Dec 21, 2009
Dec 17, 2009
 
London's Burning: True Adventures on the Front Lines of Punk, 1976-1977
3.65
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The social, political, economical, and musical elements that coalesced into shaping the genre of punk have been well documented
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Jan 27, 2009
 
East of the West: A Country in Stories
4.12
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Bulgarians experienced an array of political systems in the 20th century. As a result, considerable effort has been expended in
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Apr 05, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past
3.82
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In the 21st century, nostalgia is instantaneous. With childhood commercials a click away on YouTube and a huge world musical ar
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Jul 09, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
The Beginners
2.52
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Best known for her poetry (e.g., Manderley) and as the founder of both Fence Magazine and Fence Books, Wolff applies her lyrica
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Feb 24, 2011
 
Gryphon: New and Selected Stories
3.85
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This collected work reminds us that Baxter shines in the short story form. Whereas his novels (e.g., The Feast of Love) are cin
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Nov 07, 2010
 
When the Killing's Done
3.58
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Boyle is no stranger to environmental fiction. His 2000 novel, A Friend of the Earth, chronicles the exploits of Tyrone O’Shaug
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Nov 15, 2010
Nov 07, 2010
 
Kids of the Black Hole: Punk Rock Postsuburban California
3.52
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Appropriately titled for an Adolescents song that describes an apartment for homeless punks in Fullerton, CA, this book explore
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Aug 03, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
 
Edible Stories
2.81
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Best known for his nonfiction works (Cod; Salt), Kurlansky rarely dabbles in pure fiction. His last work of fiction, Boogaloo o
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Aug 24, 2010
Aug 13, 2010
 
The Best Seat in the House: A Cock Sparrer Story
4.00
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Decca Records passed on the Beatles and dropped Cock Sparrer after one album, but both bands have made a lasting musical impact
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Mar 27, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Somebody Scream!: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power
3.55
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Drawing upon his fifteen years of experience writing on youth culture and politics in publications such as The New York Times a
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Nov 2007
Dec 17, 2007
 
The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
3.57
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Our evolutionary understanding of language is deeply rooted in the study of genetics; the few genes present in humans but lacki
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Feb 17, 2011
Dec 06, 2010
 
House of Holes
3.07
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If you are familiar with Baker’s work (e.g., Vox), you understand that his prose ranges from the sexually provocative to the ob
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Apr 29, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Director's Cut
3.15
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This is a novel of young love, but it is also an engaging philosophical treatise on the power of imagination. Similar to Japin'
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Oct 18, 2009
 
Compass Rose
3.35
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This is the highly anticipated second book in a projected trilogy that opened with Spartina , a National Book Award winner in 1
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Jul 15, 2010
Jun 03, 2010
 
The Record Players: DJ Revolutionaries
4.03
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In the 21st century analog and digital music technologies and cultures continue to converge and diverge. Somewhere between tech
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Jan 12, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
Percival's Planet: A Novel
3.48
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In 2006, the International Astronomical Union controversially reclassified Pluto as a dwarf planet-not so shocking, given the e
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Jul 15, 2010
Apr 18, 2010
 
Ridley Scott Encyclopedia
4.25
This one-volume, A-Z encyclopedia covers both Scott's body of work as a director and its influences. Compiled by Laurence Raw, who has published widel ...more
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Oct 18, 2009
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