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The Career Coward's Guide to Job Searching

By Piotrowski, Katy

Indianapolis: JIST Works, 2008. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition. 8vo-- 9 in Tall. 187 pp. New, unread, no markings. Advance reading copy. Very readable guide to a systematic approach to finding a new job. Designed for people who may lack confidence in their work abilities or experience. As a recent employee displaced by a corporate downsizing, I can vouch her pointers are realistic and useful even in a recessionary job market..

$6.18

Lee & Saralee Rosenberg's 50 Fabulous Places to Retire in America
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Lee & Saralee Rosenberg's 50 Fabulous Places to Retire in America

By Stern, Ken, Ed.

Franklin Lakes, New Jersey: Career Press, 1996. Book. Good +. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 4to -- 10 in. Tall. 310 pp. Corners curled and light edgewear. Spine uncreased, no markings. A useful summary of 50 retirement towns across America, including well-known Sunbelt haunts like Boca Raton, Scottsdale and Santa Barbara but also unexpected places like Medford Oregon, Missoula Montana and Burlington Vt. Each city receives about 6 pages of information. The cost of living information may be out of date but otherwise the information is generally accurate. Introduction section on financial planning for retirement is especially useful -- the author is a certified financial planner. A more recent third edition of this book, edited by Arthu Griffiths, also is available..

$6.65

Outlaw Machine: Harley Davidson and the Search for the American Soul
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Outlaw Machine: Harley Davidson and the Search for the American Soul

By Yates, Brock

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. Book. Good +. Cloth Strip & Boards. First Edition Stated.. 249 pp., 16 pp. glossy color and b&w photos. Library stampings, and first page excised. Text complete and clean. Binding sturdy. Mylar protector. Black slash mark on bottom and top edges. Car & Driver editor Brock Yates presents a mostly glowing account of the Harley-Davidson company, and the Harley lifestyle. Includes material on the Hell's Angels but noting the outlaw clubs are 1 percenters, nothing more. Jacket blurbs include praise from the late Hunter S. Thompson. A discard from the DeBary, Fl., public library, lightly read. Size: 8mo -- 9.25 in..

$4.75

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

By John Loughery

NY: Henry Holt and Co., 1998. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 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: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$6.18

Back To Eden
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Back To Eden

By Kloss, Jethro

Loma Linda, Calfi.: Back to Eden Books Pub. Co., 2004. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. Revised, Expanded 2nd Edition.. 1006 pp. Used, spine creased but binding of extra-thick mass market paperback is still strong. Expanded condition includes the original material from the Kloss family, plus 300 pp. of additional material and several historical b&w photos. A guide to herbal cooking and herbal medicines and other home remedies. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in Tall, 2.5 In Thick.

$7.60

Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority, and Mystery
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Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority, and Mystery

By Starhawk

NY: HarperOne, 1989. Book. Very Good +. Trade Papeback. 3rd Printing.. 370 pp. Close to new. Light spine creasing. Lightly thumbed. A few pages creased. No markings. A general guide for women who wish to liberate themselves from patriarchal structures, and band with like-minded women, either through Wicca or other pagan groups, or economic or political collectives. Suggestions for reshaping one's consciousness. Includes bibliography, index. Author is a peace activist and leader in the feminine spirituality movement in San Francisco. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$4.75

Hippies From A to Z: Their Sex, Drugs, Music and Impact From the Sixties to the Present
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Hippies From A to Z: Their Sex, Drugs, Music and Impact From the Sixties to the Present

By Stone, Skip

Silver City, New Mexico: Hip Inc., 1999. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition Stated.. 173 pp. Light wear, lightly thumbed, light vertical crease on front cover. A few pages rippled along the bottom. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Scarce copy of a lighthearted survey of the American counterculture in the 1960s and 70s. Stone continues his chronological guide up thru the 90s. The first part of the book discusses the impact of hippies on US society. The second half is a reference work introducing various hippie leaders and achievers, especially in the rock music field. The book includes chapters on: Philosophy, Activism, Sex & Love, Drugs, Music, Fashions & Lifestyle, Old Hippies, Young Hippies, a Hippie Timeline, Landmark Events, Famous Hippies, an annotated bibliograpjhy and an extensive glossary. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$28.50

Kerouac: A Biography

By Ann Charters

San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Thus.. 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 a whole. Size: 8vo --9.5 In Tall.

$9.50

Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life
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Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian Life

By Seidman, Steven

NY: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 2003. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. Lightly read, diagonal corner crease on rear cover. Spine uncreased. Text mostly clean, a few light pencil notes on front endpaper, and highlighting on about 10 pages toward rear. 245 pp., reference notes, index. A State University of NY/Albany sociologist analyzes behavior of gays after they become open about their orientation. He finds many of them striving for the "good gay" (straight acting/appearing) image preferred by the dominant heterosexual culture. Includes several case studies. The book won the 2003 Simon and Gagnon Award from the American Sociological Association. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

Walden Two
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Walden Two

By Skinner, B.F.

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1976. Book. Very Good +. Mass Market Paperback. 32nd Printing.. 301 pp. Nearly new, binding firm, ID label on title page. No markings. Reissue with an updated introduction. Skinner's utopian novel of 1945 became a cult favorite in the 60s. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$3.33

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

By Graedon, Joe and Teresa

NY: St Martins Press, 1999. Book. Fine. Glossy Boards. 3rd Printing.. 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.

$5.70

Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors
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Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors

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

NY: Wiley & Sons, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. 6th Printing.. 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.

$6.65

Pourin' It All Out

By Saporita, Jay

Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press (Lyle Stuart Inc), 1980. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition Paperback.. 204 pp. on coated stock. with glossary. Numerous b&w photos. An insider's recollections of various star musicians of the 60s and 70s, including Grateful Dead, Billy Joel, Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison, etc. Also commentaries about drugs, the entertainers' quirks, life on tour. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge, corners thumbed, text clean. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High.

$7.13

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

By Fomenko, Anatoly

Isle of Man, UK: Delamere Resources, 2003. Ex-Library. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition.. 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 born 1053 A.D. and was crucified in 1086. Many other events in ancient history have been moved up to medieval times. Extra postage will be required for shipping two oversized volumes. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$38.00

Wheatgrass: Nature's Finest Medicine

By Steve Meyerowitz

Great Barrington, Mass.: Sprout House, 1998. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th Edition -- Revised, Expanded. 270 pp., plus index, resource list. Crease on rear corner. Light wear, light spine slant. Epilogue by the late Dr. Ann Wigmore. Based on research by Dr. Charles Schabel and others, Meyerowitz presents the benefits of consuming grass and its juices, and its use as a medicine. Many testimonials. Plus details on suppliers, advocacy groups, etc. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$6.65

The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit
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The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit

By Moss, Dena Simone;Leopold, Allison Kyle;Joffrey Ballet School; Moss, Dena

New York: Griffin (St. Martin's Press), 1999. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Printing.. 258 pp. Close to new. Spine uncreased. Gift quality. No markings. Pictorial instruction guide for adults embarking on ballet training. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About
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Natural Cures "They" Don't Want You to Know About

By Trudeau, Kevin

Elk Grove Village, Illinois: Alliance Pub Group Inc, 2005. Book. Fine. Boards. 7th Printing. 8vo -- 9.25 in. 572 pp. Close to new, no markings. "Updated edition." Includes natural cures for more than 50 specific diseases. Plus general pointers about diet, vitamins, etc. and Trudeau's commentary on his running battle with the medical establishment..

$3.33

The Hitchhikers' Road Bock: A Guide to Traveling By Thumb in Europe

By Kennedy, Jeff and Greenberg, David

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co., 1972. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 163 pp. plus about 30 unpaginated pages. Spine slanted but binding is still strong. Pages lightly toned. A lighthearted, practical travel guide aimed at American college students attempting to tour Europe on a few dollars a day. Includes an appendix with maps of 32 major cities showing main exit highways and spots to hitch. While some information may be outdated, especially currency exchange rates, this guide is still useful. Also a nice piece of nostalgia for the Sixties generation now becoming seniors. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$6.65

"More" Natural Cures Revealed

By Trudeau, Kevin

Elk Grove Village, Ill.: Alliance Book Corp., 2006. Book. Very Good +. Boards. 2nd Printing.. 358 pp. Puckered spot in front board near top of spine; probable production flaw. Text clean, nearly new. No markings. Trudeau challenges the efficacy of many prescription drugs, asserting that nutritional supplements, an organic diet, holistic treatments and some over-the-counter drugs can produce better results. Among the ailments he discusses are allergies, arthritis, acne, acid reflux, cancer, heart disease, lupus, back pain, sleep problems, sexual problems, and depression. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$3.80

Up the Agency

By Mayle, Peter

NY: St Martins Pr Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First U.S. Edition. 8vo -- 8 in Tall. 142 pp. Creases on cover and light corner curling, but still tight and close to new. Text clean. Mayle recounts his stressful years in advertising, which ultimately drove him to a new career and way of life in Provence..

$3.80

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