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Animating Space new Animating Space From Mickey to WALL-E by J.P. Telotte. Focusing on American animation, this critical text tracks the development of animation in line with changing cultural attitudes toward space and examines innovations that elevated the medium from a novelty to a fully realized art form. Indexed. Bibliography. 296 pages. More on this title.
Asylum in the Grasslands new Asylum in the Grasslands by Diane Glancy.  Poetry collection by award-winning author exploring the history of loss in the Cherokee community. More on this title.
Collage of Myself
The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
new Collage of Myself Walt Whitman and the Making of Leaves of Grass
by Matt Miller. The first book-length study of Walt Whitman’s journals and manuscripts and his use of the collage technique in composing Leaves of Grass. Indexed. 295 pages.
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newThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English A Brief History of the Future
edited by Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor.  Buy this title.

The Daylight War newThe Daylight War Book Three of The Demon Cycle by Peter V. Brett The third volume in the Demon Cycle continues the epic tale of humanity’s last stand against an army of demons that rise each night to prey on mankind. Includes Krasian Dictionary. 639 pages.. Buy this title.
The Extinction Gene newThe Extinction Gene by Robert Gross. Thriller about a Nobel Prize winning scientist who discovers that the extinction of the dinosaurs was caused by a DNA sequence triggered by global warming 60 million years ago. 184 pages. Buy this title.
The Guinea Pig Diaries newThe Guinea Pig Diaries My Life as an Experiment
by A. J. Jacobs. Accounts of the author's "experiments" with outsourcing, honesty, fame, rationality, George Washington's rules of life, and more. 256 pages. Buy this title.
Football and Philosophy newFootball and Philosophy Going Deep by Michael W. Austin. The Philosophy of Popular Culture series title. Academic essays on philosophical issues and arguments that arise in American football. Indexed. 226 pages. Buy this title.
From Superpower to Besieged Global Power newFrom Superpower to Besieged Global Power Restoring World Order after the Failure of the Bush Doctrine edited by Edward A. Kolodziej and Roger E. Kanet. Essays argue that the "Bush Doctrine" squandered enormous military and economic resources, diminished American power, and undermined America's moral reputation as a defender of democratic values and human rights. Indexed. 411 pages. Buy this title.
Governing the Wild
newGoverning the Wild Ecotours of Power by Stephanie Rutherford. Explores the commodification of nature in manifestations of "green governmentality." Indexed. 250 pages.  More on this title.
In Defense of Childhood newIn Defense of Childhood Protecting Kids' Inner Wildness
by Chris Mercogliano. he author eloquently argues that the "domestication of childhood" squeezes the adventure out of kids' lives and threatens to smother the spark that animates each child with talents, dreams, and inclinations. Indexed. 205 pages.. More on this title.
In the Teeth of the Wind newIn the Teeth of the Wind A Study of Power and How to Fight It by Shelly Waxman.  A Former United States Attorney provides a tour on the inside of the Court system and exposes corruption on a monumental scale 302 pages. More on this title.
The Jesus Mystery newThe Jesus Mystery Astonishing Clues to the True Identities of Jesus and Paul by Lena Einhorn. Speculative history presenting a new hypothesis about the relationship between Jesus and the apostle Paul. Indexed. 279 pages. Buy this title.
newJesus the Rabbi Prophet A New Light on the Gospel Message by Jacques Baldet. Translated from the French by Joseph Rowe. Scholar Sand historian Jacques Baldet seeks to restore the historical context and true nature of the Jewish society in which Jesus lived. Indexed. 260 pages. Buy this title.
Leadership and Self Deception newLeadership and Self Deception Getting out of the Box by the Arbinger Institute. Second Edition. Expanded edtion of a text suggesting that the key to leadership lays not in what we do, but in who we are. Includes a section that outlines how readers have been using the book in five specific areas: hiring, teambuilding, conflict resolution, accountability, and personal growth and development. Indexd. 199 pages. Buy this title.
Letters of Vincent van Gogh newLetters of Vincent van Gogh edited by Mark Roskill. A collection of the artist's letters, arranged in chronological order and written to Vincent's closest confidant, his brother and art dealer, Theo. Includes includes a chronology, a short memoir by van Gogh's sister-in-law, and reproductions of selected artwork discussed in van Gogh's letters. Indexed. 351 pages. Buy this title.
Literature After Darwin newLiterature After Darwin Human Beasts in Western Fiction 1859-1939 by Virginia Richter.  Covering fiction from Kipling to Kafka, this study offers a historically embedded analysis of anthropological anxiety in the period between the publication of the Origin of Species and the beginning of the Second World War. Indexed. 257 pages. Buy this title.
Money and Soul newMoney and Soul The Psychology Of Money And The Transformation Of Capitalism by Per Espen Stoknes. The author suggests new methods of looking at, thinking about, and using money. Indexed. 296 pages.  Buy this title.
My River Chronicles newMy River Chronicles Rediscovering America on the Hudson by Jessica DuLong. Memoir of a journey on the Hudson River. Indexed. 308 pages.. Buy this title.
Oink newOink My Life with Mini-Pigs by Matt Whyman.  Memoir of a family life with mini-pigs as pets. Illustrated with photographs by the author and Emma Whyman. 314 pages.. Buy this title.
On Private Property newOn Private Property Finding Common Ground on the Ownership of Land by Eric T. Freyfogle. A fresh legal argument on what it means to own land, navigating issues of eminent domain, sprawl, and conservation. 186 pages . Buy this title.
The Opinion Makers newThe Opinion Makers An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Poll
by David W. Moore. Describes the questionable tactics pollsters use to create poll-driven news stories and manufacture public opinion. Indexed. 196 pages. Buy this title.
RENEW newRENEW The Day We Solve All Our Problems by E.R. Marks. Step-by-step action plans for increasing quality of life. 295 pages. Buy this title.
Rural Delivery newRural Delivery by Michael Hofferber. A collection of short, pungent, sometimes humorous and frequently thought-provoking commentaries and advice on rural living in contemporary America. 146 pages. Buy this title.
The Secret Powers of Naming newThe Secret Powers of Naming by Sara Littlecrow-Russell. Sun Tracks: An American Indian Literary Series title. Collection of poems by a Native American poet based on the theme of a naming ritual. More on this title.
newSpalding's World Tour The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe - And Made It America's Game by Mark Lamster. Illustrated with historic B&W photos. Biographical history of one of the most colorful figures in the history of American sports -- A.G. Spalding. Indexed. 341 pages. More on this title.
Tennis and Philosophy newTennis and Philosophy What the Racket is All About
by David Baggett. The Philosophy of Popular Culture series title. Contributors including David Foster Wallace, Robert R. Clewis, David Detmer, Mark Huston, Tommy Valentini, Neil Delaney, and Kevin Kinghorn consider philosophical issues within the sport of tennis. Indexed. 283 pages. More on this title.
The Thinker's Thesaurus newThe Thinker's Thesaurus Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words by Peter E. Meltzer. Expanded Second Edition. A new thesaurus that offers interesting, original synonyms along with contextual examples. 672 pages.. More on this title.
This Moment on Earth newThis Moment on Earth Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future by John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry. An inspiring celebration of courageous American innovators who are transforming the way we protect and care for the world we live in. Indexed. 254 pages.. More on this title.
Transformations newTransformations Thinking after Heidegger by Gail Stenstad. New Studies in Phenomenology and Hermeneutics series title. Explores how to apply Martin Heidegger's thought to today’s environmental and political catastrophes. Indexed. 232 pages . More on this title.
Um... newUm... Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
by Michael Erard. A survey and discussion of verbal mistakes and why they occur. First Anchor Books Edition. Indexed. 303 pages.  More on this title.
Where Clouds Are Formed newWhere Clouds Are Formed by Ofelia Zepeda.  Sun Tracks American Indian Series title. Poetry by a Native American (Tohono O’odham) poet. .. More on this title.
Wide Awake newWide Awake A Memoir of Insomnia by Patricia Morrisroe. Account of the author’s quest to understand why she and forty million other Americans can’t sleep at night. Indexed. 176 pages. More on this title.
Quick Change newQuick Change by Jay Cronley. New paperback edition of novel first published in 1981, and the inspiration for separate French and American films (the latter starring Bill Murray and Geena Davis). 259 pages. More on this title.
newInformal English Puncture Ladies, Egg Harbors, Mississippi Marbles, and Other Curious Words and Phrases of North America by Jeffrey Kacirk. Collection of liguistic oddities and vernacular Americanisms. 239 pages. More on this title.
newThe Birdhouse Chronicles:  Surviving the Joys of Country Life. Trade paperback, new. First Edition. Part memoir, part travelogue, part nature writing-an intimate first-person narrative of returning to a realer, simpler life. 258 pages.. More on this title.
newDog Culture:  Writers on the Character of Canines edited by Ken Foster. Trade paperback, new. Anthology of writings about dogs. Includes selections by Annie Bruno, Hillary Rosner, Nicholas Dawidoff, Brent Hoff, T Cooper, Chris Offutt, Rene Steinke and more. 195 pages. More on this title.

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newGatherin' Moss by Andrew J. Stone. Trade paperback, new. 208 pages. Buy this title.
Canopy newCanopy by Michael Fancello. First edition. An action-packed novel which takes us from the rainforests of Central America into the dangerous world of industrial espionage, organized crime and corrupt religious sects. 639 pages. More on this title.
newThe American Porch An Informal History of an Informal Place by Michael Dolan. The Lyons Press, 2004. Trade paperback, new. First paperback edition. Illustrated with B&W and color photos. Indexed. 346 pages. More on this title.
newNeatness Counts Essays on the Writer's Desk by Kevin Kopelson. An intimate view of literary work space. Indexed. 164 pages.
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