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$19.95

Act Normal

August 21, 2015 | 304 pages
In his first collection of stories in twenty years, Greg Hollingshead returns with comic new stories about sex, art, and the daily risk of having accidents. A blow to the head in a boating accident increases a woman's intelligence and alters her sexual orientation. A man flees a rural meditation... More Info
$24.50

Keepers of Life

Fulcrum Publishing | July 1, 1997 | 265 pages
Using Native American stories as a teaching tool to help children discover plants and their environment, a complete program of study in botany, plant ecology, and natural history of many North American plants focuses on environmental and stewardship issues. IP.  More Info
$33.00

Formations of the Secular

Stanford University Press | February 3, 2003 | 269 pages
Opening with the provocative query “what might an anthropology of the secular look like?” this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped secular sensibilities and attitudes in the modern West and... More Info
$34.99

First Bite

Basic Books (AZ) | December 1, 2015 | 336 pages
We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. But how does this education happen? What are the origins of taste? In First Bite, the... More Info
$39.99

A Natural History of Human Morality

January 4, 2016 | 180 pages
Michael Tomasello offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on experimental data comparing great apes and human children, he reconstructs two key evolutionary steps whereby early humans gradually became an ultra-cooperative and, eventually, a moral... More Info
$32.99

Flourishing

January 12, 2016 | 256 pages
A celebrated theologian explores how the greatest dangers to humanity, as well as the greatest promises for human flourishing, are at the intersection of religion and globalization  More Info
$17.99

Architecture of the Shot

HarperCollins | August 28, 2014 | 144 pages
From Alabama Slammer to Zoot Suit Riot, Architecture of the Shot is your fun and informative guide to 75 perfectly crafted shots and shooters. Become the master of the shot and let s get this party started The perfect home begins with a blueprint and a dream, and your perfect shots and shooters... More Info

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