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Bress 'n' Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781682686041
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Published: Countryman Press - May 11th, 2021

I'm getting hungry just thinking about it


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The Complete Works (Everyman's Library Classics Series) Cover Image
By Michel de Montaigne, Donald M. Frame (Translated by), Stuart Hampshire (Introduction by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781400040216
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Published: Everyman's Library - April 29th, 2003

I feel seen


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It's Life as I See it: Black Cartoonists in Chicago, 1940 - 1980 Cover Image
By Dan Nadel (Editor), Charles Johnson (Contributions by), Ronald Wimberly (Afterword by), Kerry James Marshall (Designed by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781681375618
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Published: New York Review Comics - June 1st, 2021

Cry while you laugh. Pairs well with Going There: Black Visual Satire by Richard J. Powell and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah


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The Savage Detectives: A Novel Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780312427481
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Published: Picador - March 4th, 2008

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Nichols and May: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496831040
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - October 1st, 2020

Have The Heartbreak Kid and Ishtar been remastered/released yet? Can't we just throw all of Miss May's movies into a boxset and call it a day? I mean, how hard can it be?


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Live Long And . . .: What I Learned Along the Way Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250166692
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 4th, 2018

dedicated to Ian


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Sula (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400033430
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Beguiling. Ribald. Bleak. Insular.....probably'd do me good to read this more than once.


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Dead Souls: A Novel (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
By Nikolai Gogol, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679776444
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Published: Vintage - March 25th, 1997

The story of an exceedingly clever fellow with dreams of rising above his station who manages to swindle half of Russia before things start to come apart, and of the people whose wealth and privilege have blinded them to the grifter at their door and the monstrously unjust system beneath their feet.


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The Grapes of Wrath Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott (Introduction by), Robert DeMott (Notes by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039433
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 28th, 2006

Skeletal, elemental, consumed with rage at the suffering casually inflicted on the most vulnerable and the unbelievable cruelty of those who see that suffering as necessary and deserved, The Grapes of Wrath is a wrenching howl for compassion and solidarity.


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Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present (The Open Yale Courses Series) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780300256390
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Published: Yale University Press - May 1st, 2020

Amid all the talk of living in unprecedented times it's oddly comforting to discover that almost nothing about our current situation is - Word of the Year 2021 - unprecedented. Now if only we could learn from our mistakes we might . . . ahh, who am I kidding.


$85.00
SKU: 9783906822365N
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A gleaming slice of bygone Valley nightlife. Shot in rich luminous black and white and brimming with candid portraits of people toolin’ the main and hanging out, Van Nuys Blvd 1972 spotlights a perennially overlooked part of L.A. history.