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Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674984486
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Published: Harvard University Press - April 14th, 2020

A wry and compelling take on the who, how, and why of near-future colonies in space. From bone-whittling microgravity to eye-popping profits, the risks and rewards of space settlement have never been so close at hand.


The Better Half: On the Genetic Superiority of Women Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250174789
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 7th, 2020

A Guardian Book of the Week

An award-winning physician and scientist makes the game-changing case that genetic females are stronger than males at every stage of life


The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781541647107
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Published: Basic Books - April 14th, 2020

A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America and worldwide.


Beastie Boys Cover Image
By Spike Jonze, Mike Diamond (Text by), Adam Horovitz (Text by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9780847868384
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Published: Rizzoli - April 8th, 2020

The first book of photography to be published by the Academy Award-winning film director and photographer Spike Jonze. Will appeal to every fan of Beastie Boys and golden-era hip hop, as well as photography and Spike Jonze's own focused audiences.


Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062836014
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 28th, 2020

The triumphant true story of the native Hawaiian cowboys who crossed the Pacific to shock America at the 1908 world rodeo championships


Down by the Bay: San Francisco's History between the Tides Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520355569
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Published: University of California Press - June 9th, 2020

San Francisco Bay is the largest and most productive estuary on the Pacific Coast of North America. It is also home to the oldest and densest urban settlements in the American West. Focusing on human inhabitation of the Bay since Ohlone times, Down by the Bay reveals the ongoing role of nature in shaping that history.


The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250231321
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - April 7th, 2020

The paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller that the Wall Street Journal said was “chock full of momentous events and larger-than-life characters.”