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Rebuilding America

By: Alperovitz, Gar and Faux, Jeff

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005272

ISBN: 0394716191

Condition: Very Good


315 pp., Lightly read, moderate toning. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Photo of old mill on cover. The co-directors of the National Center for Economic Alternatives present their ideas for a full-employment, low-inflation economy. View more info

Kerouac: A Biography

By: Ann Charters

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books: 1973

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 009808

ISBN: 0879320559

Condition: Very Good


417 pp, 16 pp. b&w photos. White cloth, some soil to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing on spine edges, closed tear on rear panel, chip on corner. Text clean, no markings. Binding firm. A detailed portrait of Kerouac and his band of brothers -- Ginsburg, Neal Cassady and others of the Beat group of poets. With detailed reference notes, containing numerous anecdotes. The bibliographic portion was first published by Phoenix Bookstore; Straight Arrow published the book as... View more info

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Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots and the Rise of People-Powered Politics

By: Armstrong, Jerome and Zuniga, Markos Moulistsas

Price: $4.50

Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont, Chelsea Green Publishing Co.: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005086

ISBN: 1931498997

Condition: Very Good +


195 pp. Close to new, no markings, very clean. Two pioneers of the political blogging movement expound on how an Internet-based movement can revitalize the Democratic Party and make it more populist. They operate the Daily Kos and MyDD blogs. Worth a closer look in the wake of the Hillary Clinton defeat in 2016 election. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall View more info

Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution

By: Atkins, Robert C., M.D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1973

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 000589

Condition: Good


323 pp. Atkins presents his controversial diet emphasizing high protein intake and no carbohydrates. A publisher's preface alludes to criticism by the American Medical Association and advises readers to consult a physician before undertaking the diet; Atkins' 1973 congressional testimony appended. Moderate wear; pages yellowed. No markings. View more info

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Pumping Inner Iron

By: Avis, Grace

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Folsolm, California, Universal Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002867

ISBN: 0972930817

Condition: Good


296 pp. Light dampness traces. OK as reading copy. A detailed workbook for achieving personal growth. Author is a teacher of transpersonal growth techniques. Subtitle: Practicing your unique gifts of being, doing and knowing. It draws on many spiritual traditions and various New Age concepts. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Beachcombing at Miramar: The Quest for an Authentic Life

By: Bode, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004763

ISBN: 0446518670

Condition: Near Fine


196 pp. Tight, remainder slash mark on bottom edge, no other markings, light soil to dj. A public relations executive goes through a midlife crisis of some sort, divorces, relocates to a no-frills, back-to-basics life on the beach and pens his experiences. View more info

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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband

By: Boyd, Helen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Seal Pr: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 005682

ISBN: 1580051936

Condition: Very Good


311 pp., bibliography. Light edgewear near spine. No markings, still firm. Vertical crease on front cover a quarter inch from spine. Lightly thumbed. A wife writes with sympathy and humor about life with a husband who is a cross-dresser and is considering a sex change to complete his evolution as Betty. View more info

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I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted, A Memoir

By: Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Price: $5.65

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 0767921755

Condition: Fine


279 pp., includes reader's guide. Nearly new, no creases or markings, firm binding. The author of the best-selling "She's Not There" tells more about her transgender evolution from James to Jennifer, and the Pennsylvania haunted house that was a setting for her discovery of being a gender misfit. The author teaches at Colby College. View more info

The Longevity Factor

By: Bronte, Lydia

Price: $3.75

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001549

ISBN: 0060167556

Condition: Very Good


409 pp., notes. Remainder mark on bottom edge, light soil and creases on dj, otherwise clean. A look at how retirement can be made a productive phase of one's life, with scores of examples of late bloomers, such as Julia Child, Isaac Asimov, Studs Terkel, et al. Bronte directed the Aging Society Project for the Carnegie Corporation. View more info

Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002132

ISBN: 039301252

Condition: Very Good


173 pp., bibliography. An expanded version of an article first published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a groundbreaking milestone in mainstream recognition of the validity of holistic healing. Cousins, longtime Saturday Review editor, helped bring respectability to this alternative approach. View more info

The Healing Heart: Antidotes to Panic and Helplessness

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition BOMC Dual Main Selection

Seller ID: 000011

ISBN: 0393018164

Condition: Very Good


288 pp with nidex, bibliog. Former Saturday Review editor presents his experiences with mind-body healing. He was one of the first to write on the subject, risking ridicule. View more info

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Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing

By: Crooks, Glenna M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Washington, Pa., Covenant Matters Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002431

ISBN: 097234960X

Condition: Near Fine


390 pp. New, with pre-publication press release laid in. Author, formerly with the Reagan administration, now leads a health care think tank. She presents ideas for revamping the U.S. health care industry and healing the adversarial conflicts that are eroding the quality of care. View more info

Recipes for a Small Planet

By: Ewald, Ellen Buchman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1983

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: 005745

Condition: Very Good


356 pp., index. Light spine creasing, browning of end papers. Text lightly toned. No markings. Ewald presents recipes based on her theory of protein complementarity. View more info

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History: Fiction or Science? (Chronology, No. 1)

By: Fomenko, Anatoly

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Isle of Man, UK, Delamere Resources: 2003

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 009268

ISBN: 2913621058

Condition: Very Good


Volumes 1 and 2 of a 7-volume set. 586 pp. plus 527 pp. Although ex-library, both are very lightly used, with little thumbing. Library card envelopes on inside covers; shelf tags taped to spine. Fomenko presents a radical redating of events in ancient and medieval history, based on mathematical problems he encountered in trying to date various ancient eclipses. Also includes material by Alexander Zinoviev and G.V. Nosovskiy. According to their calculations, Jesus was bor... View more info

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Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors

By: Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 009378

ISBN: 0471545201

Condition: Near Fine


177 pp. Nearly new, corner curled. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Two San Diego State psychology professors compile a pop-psychology overview of various disorders, mostly of a sexual nature. Written in a somewhat lighthearted style, suggesting that many of us may have abnormal aspects. Conditions and behaviors examined include erotophilia, frottage, Stockholm syndrome, vampirism, fear of penis shrinkage, necrophilia and several more. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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The People's Pharmacy Guide to Home and Herbal Remedies.

By: Graedon, Joe and Teresa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, St Martins Press: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009424

ISBN: 0312207794

Condition: Fine


428 pp., index. Nearly new, no markings. An A to Z handbook of remedies for various ailments and conditions. Includes herbal products and dietary supplements. Gives herb/drug interactions to avoid. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall View more info

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A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness

By: Hall, Kathleen, Dr.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Saranac Lake, New York, Amacom Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005285

ISBN: 0814473342

Condition: Fine


262 pp., index. New, no markings, publication press release laid in. A blueprint for relieving stress by creating harmony between work and home. A blend of psychology and spirituality. View more info

Future Diary

By: Hansen, Mark Victor

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Newport Beach, California, Mark Victor Hansen Publishing Co.: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 002695

ISBN: 0912965002

Condition: Good


149 pp. Curles cover corners, some text corners curled. Two gift inscriptions to "Suzanne" on first leaf, top one reads: "Congrats, Mark Victor Hansen" in a hasty scrawl. Bottom one is a note from "Dad" to Suzanne, urging her to keep this diary. However, the diary's "fill in the blanks" spaces are empty. Hansen, of "Chicken Soup" series fame, issued this motivational book as a way to encourage people to set goals and remain goal-or... View more info

The Ginsengs: A User's Guide

By: Hobbs, Christopher

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, Calif., Botanica Press: 1996

Seller ID: 000702

ISBN: 1884360068

Condition: Good


103 pp., bibliography, appendices, include recipes section. Soiled cover, corners curled, text clean. Spine uncreased. Herbalist Hobbs, a botanist and founder of Rainow Light Herbal Extracts, offers a guide to various uses of 10 varieties of ginseng. Light wear. View more info

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The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History

By: John Loughery

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010118

ISBN: 0805038965

Condition: Near Fine


507 pp., 12 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Close to new, no markings or creases. Slight thumbing. A detailed history of gay men's identity and political activity within the United States from 1900 and mostly closeted decades, to the coming-out era in the 1960s and 70s to national political activism in the 1990s. Includes 27 pp. of reference notes, index. A readable blend of scholarship and anecdotal narrative. Cover shows saillor and soldier walking hand in hand. Size... View more info