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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States . . . nothing less than the most important book that I have read this year...read more

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9781400067213 | Random House Inc, September 5, 2017, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The single most important explanation, and the fullest explanation, of how Donald Trump became president of the United States .

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Product Description: You may already know that Belgium is the most boring country on planet Earth, but do you know why? Or what makes the Mark 44, Model O Lazy Dog Missile Cluster, the sexiest piece of military hardware on wheels? Or how LSD edged out all contenders as the Platonic Ideal of illicit drugs?From cities to sitcoms, from scotch to soda, from English monarchs to French movies, The Real Thing is a compendium of the quintessential, providing definitive answers to some of the most compelling questions of our time: What confection out-cholesterols the competition? Why is The Country Club the country club? Which Charlie Chan proved the least scrutable?Author Kurt Andersen’s pithy pronouncements sparkle with wit, sophistication, and a healthy dose of skeptical good humor as he strips world culture of accumulated hype and accepted wisdom, laying bare the sine qua nons and the ne plus ultras in a sassy series of satirical essays that give credit where credit is due while simultaneously foreclosing on the bogus, the ersatz, the would-be, and the has-been...read more

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9780803220553 | Bison Books, December 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: You may already know that Belgium is the most boring country on planet Earth, but do you know why?
9780030600371 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, February 1, 1982), cover price $5.25 | About this edition: A former National Lampoon editor cuts through today's fast-paced, opinion-oriented promotional hype to distinguish the 'genuine articles' which have survived cheap, shoddy imitations, from burgers to New England burghers

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Benjamin Knowles, a young English gentleman, heads for America to build a new life for himself, falling in love with New York actress and sometime prostitute Polly Lucking, meeting her troubled war-veteran brother Duff, and befriending journalist Timothy Skaggs, before heading west to seek their fortunes in the gold fields of California. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780812978469 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, December 26, 2007), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Benjamin Knowles, a young English gentleman, heads for America to build a new life for himself, falling in love with New York actress and sometime prostitute Polly Lucking, meeting her troubled war-veteran brother Duff, and befriending journalist Timothy Skaggs, before heading west to seek their fortunes in the gold fields of California.

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Benjamin Knowles, a young English gentleman, heads for America to build a new life for himself, falling in love with New York actress and sometime prostitute Polly Lucking, meeting her troubled war-veteran brother Duff, and befriending journalist Timothy Skaggs, before heading west to seek their fortunes in the gold fields of California. 75,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375504730 | Random House Inc, March 6, 2007, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Englishman Benjamin Knowles heads for America to build a new life and joins up with three young Americans--journalist Timothy Skaggs, war veteran Duff Lucking, and Duff's actress sister, Polly--to seek their fortunes in the gold fields of California.

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A twentieth anniversary celebration of the ground-breaking humor magazine, Spy offers an anthology containing some of its finest writing, reporting, photography, design, illustration, and more, including such popular features as Separated at Birth, Naked City, The Fine Print, Logrolling in Our Time, the Blurb-o-Mat, and others.
By Kurt Andersen (editor), Graydon Carter (editor), George Kalogerakis (editor) and Tom Phillips (foreword by)

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9781401352394 | Miramax, October 25, 2006, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A twentieth anniversary celebration of the ground-breaking humor magazine, Spy offers an anthology containing some of its finest writing, reporting, photography, design, illustration, and more, including such popular features as Separated at Birth, Naked City, The Fine Print, Logrolling in Our Time, the Blurb-o-Mat, and others.

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Product Description: Rockwell Group turns dreams into space. From steel and stone, color and light, Rockwell Group creates environments that are at once destinations and a means of transport: to new worlds, new experiences. Rockwell Group has crafted a vital form of vernacular architecture and design, one that crackles with the kinetic energy of the avant-garde, the shimmer of Hollywood, the sensual mystery of a far-off, yet somehow familiar, place...read more
By Kurt Andersen (contributor), Paola Antonelli (contributor) and Rockwell Group Architecture

Hardcover:

9780789307606 | Universe Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Rockwell Group turns dreams into space.

Paperback:

9780789308023 | Universe Pub, November 1, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Rockwell Group turns dreams into space.

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At the turn of the twenty-first century millennium, a hip, savvy New York couple--George, a network television producer, and Lizzie, a software executive--explores the mysteries of love, temptation, financial hijinks, the media, and capitalism, in a humorous comedy of manners. Reprint.

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9780375500084 | Random House Inc, May 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: At the turn of the twenty-first century millennium, a hip, savvy New York couple--George, a network television producer, and Lizzie, a software executive--explores the mysteries of love, temptation, financial hijinks, the media, and capitalism, in a humorous comedy of manners

Paperback:

9780385335041 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, August 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: At the turn of the twenty-first century millennium, a hip, savvy New York couple--George, a network television producer, and Lizzie, a software executive--explores the mysteries of love, temptation, financial hijinks, the media, and capitalism.

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9780375408427 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 1, 1999), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: At the turn of the twenty-first century millennium, a hip, savvy New York couple--George, a network television producer, and Lizzie, a software executive--explores the mysteries of love, temptation, financial hijinks, the media, and capitalism, in a comedy of manners.

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A compilation of on- and off-the-record utterances by the famous and infamous, based on the off-broadway revue, includes Prince Charles telling his fondest hopes to his lover and Michael Jackson's housekeeper describing life with Jacko. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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9780684803401 | Touchstone Books, September 1, 1995, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A compilation of on- and off-the-record utterances by the famous and infamous, includes Prince Charles telling his fondest hopes to his lover and Michael Jackson's housekeeper describing life with Jacko

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