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Critical Thinking: Asking the Right Questions

By: Browne, M. Neil; Keeley, Stuart M.

Price: $5.26

Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing:

Our Product Number: 602106


No spine crease. Index.. 102 pages View more info

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Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels

By: Connolly (Ed.), John; Burke (Ed.), Declan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Emily Bestler Books / Altria:

Our Product Number: 608653


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Red boards with black spine imprinted on spine in silver with title and author. Red endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 537 pages. The world’s greatest mystery writers on the world’s greatest mystery novels: Michael Connelly on The Little Sister . . . Kathy Reichs on The Silence of the Lambs . . . Mark Billingham on The Maltese Falcon . . . Ian Rankin on I Was Dora Suarez . . . With so many mystery nov... View more info

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Dictionary of Fictional Characters

By: Freeman, William; revised by Fred Urquhart; with indexes of authors and titles by E. N. Pennell

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Boston, The Writer Inc:

Our Product Number: 607277


579 pages View more info

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Detecting Men: A Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Men

By: Heising, Willetta L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dearborn, MI, Purple Moon Press:

Our Product Number: 606024


448 pages. From the Macavity Award winning author of Detecting Women. View more info

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Howard Mumford Jones: An Autobiography.

By: Jones, Howard Mumford

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Madison, Univ of Wisconsin Press:

Our Product Number: 600217


Index. . 292 pages View more info

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The Islandman

By: O'Crohan, Tomás; Flower, Robin

Price: $5.79

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA:

Our Product Number: 605283


B/w photos . 262 pages. Oxford Paperbacks Series. Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1865 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to observe and describe the world. His book is a valuable description of a new vanished way of life; his sole purpose in writing it was in his own words, 'to set down the char... View more info

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Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

By: Pearl, Nancy

Price: $6.32

Publisher: Seattle, Sasquatch Books:

Our Product Number: 604785


No spine crease. Index.. 287 pages. What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised 170 thematic reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, scienc... View more info

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A Dickens Dictionary

By: Philip, Alex P.; Gadd. W. Laurence

Price: $8.42

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books:

Our Product Number: 607724


375 pages View more info

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A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books

By: Rabinowitz, Harold; Kaplan, Rob; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Three Rivers Press:

Our Product Number: 605800


384 pages. "When I have a little money, I buy books. And if any is left, I buy food and clothing."--Desiderius Erasmus Those who share Erasmus's love of those curious bundles of paper bound together between hard or soft covers know exactly how he felt. These are the people who can spend hours browsing through a bookstore, completely oblivious not only to the passage of time but to everything else around them, the people for whom buying books is a necessit... View more info

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The Crane's Bill: Zen Poems of China and Japan

By: Stryk, Lucien;Ikemoto, Takashi;Takayama, Taigan

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, A Black Cat Book / Grove Press:

Our Product Number: 605608


143 pages. Critical notes accompany translations of more than one hundred and fifty poems reflecting the truths of Zen Buddhism View more info