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Swimming in the Dark: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062890016
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

Named A Best Book of 2020 by NPR! 

“Imagine Call Me By Your Name set in Communist Poland and you'll get a sense of Jedrowski's moving debut about a consuming love affair amidst a country being torn apart.”  — O, The Oprah Magazine


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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


Being Ram Dass Cover Image
By Ram Dass, Rameshwar Das, Anne Lamott (Introduction by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781683646280
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Published: Sounds True - January 12th, 2021

Set against a backdrop of nine decades of sweeping cultural change, Being Ram Dass shares this modern day luminary's journey from psychologist to renegade Harvard psychedelics researcher to beloved spiritual icon.


Who and Why You Are: All You Need to Remember Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781733121811
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This book cannot be returned.
Published: Nti Nven - August 18th, 2019

In Who and Why You Are: All You Need to Remember, Roland Achenjang reveals timeless, universal truths you need to remember to appreciate why you act the way you do and why you perceive your Earth life experiences the way you do.


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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590610
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Published: One World - November 17th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


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The Silence: A Novel Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982164553
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Published: Scribner - October 20th, 2020

From one of the most dazzling and essential voices in American fiction, a timely and compelling novel set in the near future about five people gathered together in a Manhattan apartment, in the midst of a catastrophic event.

Don DeLillo completed this novel just weeks before the advent of Covid-19. The Silence is the story of a different catastrophic event.


The Lost Spells Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781487007799
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Published: Anansi International - October 27th, 2020

Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults.


Memoirs and Misinformation: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525655978
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Published: Knopf - July 7th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim Carrey


The Dalai Lama: An Extraordinary Life Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544416581
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 25th, 2020

The first authoritative biography of the Dalai Lama—a story by turns inspiring and shocking—from an acclaimed Tibetan scholar with exceptional access to his subject.
 
The Dalai Lama’s message of peace and compassion resonates with people of all faiths and none. Yet, for all his worldwide fame, he remains personally elusive.


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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

The National Book Award winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.


Thomas Berry: A Biography Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780231176989
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Published: Columbia University Press - June 4th, 2019

Thomas Berry (1914-2009) was one of the twentieth century's most prescient and profound thinkers. As a cultural historian, he sought a broader perspective on humanity's relationship to the earth in order to respond to the ecological and social challenges of our times.


In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781556438806
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 5th, 2010

From bestselling author Gabor Maté, the essential resource for understanding the roots and behaviors of addiction--now with an added introduction by the author.


How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594204227
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Published: Penguin Press - May 15th, 2018

“Pollan keeps you turning the pages . . . cleareyed and assured.” —New York Times

A #1 New York Times Bestseller, New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018, and
 New York Times Notable Book 


Journey of the Universe Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780300209433
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Published: Yale University Press - October 21st, 2014

An epic story of the emergence of the universe and of the community of life, with a new vision for how we might bring forth a vibrant Earth Community

Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth.


The Plague (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679720218
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 1991

“Its relevance lashes you across the face.” —Stephen Metcalf, The Los Angeles Times • “A redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair.” —Roger Lowenstein, The Washington Post 


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062316110
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 15th, 2018

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg,  now available as a beautifully packaged paperback


The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250092700
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016

The Well of Being, from Jean-Pierre Weill, is an illustrated inquiry into the art of happiness and what it means to be radically alive in our daily moments. Images and a graceful philosophic text invite us to awaken from our constructed stories that we may return to this world and live in the present.


This Is It: and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780394719047
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Published: Vintage - March 12th, 1973

Six revolutionary essays from "the perfect guide for a course correction in life, away from materialism and its empty promise" (Deepak Chopra), exploring the relationship between spiritual experience and ordinary life—and the need for them to coexist within each of us.


Freedom from the Known Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060648084
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Published: HarperOne - March 10th, 2009

Krishnamurti shows how people can free themselves radically and immediately from the tyranny of the expected, no matter what their age--opening the door to transforming society and their relationships.


This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316068222
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2009

In this rare peak into the personal life of the author of numerous bestselling novels, gain an understanding of David Foster Wallace and how he became the man that he was.


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