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DEVIL NEVER SLEEPS : AND OTHER ESSAYS

By: ANDREI CODRESCU

Price: $14.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM70129


The Devil is alive and well and living in America, Andrei Codrescu tells us, and with good reason. Nowhere else in the world--not even in Codrescu's native Transylvania--is he taken quite as seriously. When Codrescu gently derided the fundamentalist Christian belief in Rapture ("a pre-apocalyptic event during which all true believers would be suctioned off to heaven in a single woosh") in one of his commentaries on National Public, NPR received forty thousand letters in ... View more info

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GOD IS NOT GREAT

By: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS

Price: $15.20

Publisher: WARNER BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM152032


In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate caseagainst religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloquent clarity, Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based... View more info

MORTALITY

By: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS

Price: $14.25

Publisher: GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING:

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On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, "Hitch-22," Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly found himself being deported "from the country of the well across the stark frontier that marks off the land of malady." Over the next eighteen months, until his death in Houston on Dec... View more info

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PORTABLE ATHEIST

By: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS

Price: $18.99

Publisher: DE CAPO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM62296


From the #1 "New York Times" best-selling author of "God Is Not Great," a provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages--with never-before-published pieces by Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan, and Ayaan Hirsi Ali.Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the influential voices--past and present--that have shaped his side of the current (and raging) God/no-god deb... View more info

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WHAT IS SECULAR HUMANISM?

By: PAUL KURTZ

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Are there any ethical values and principles that nonreligious individuals can live by? In a time when many have forsaken otherworldly religions, what does human life mean? What is its significance? Secular humanism attempts to answer these questions in a way that resonates with human aspirations and the findings of science. In this succinct, engaging overview of the secular humanist perspective, philosopher Paul Kurtz describes the many ways in which secular humanism'... View more info

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GOD DELUSION

By: RICHARD DAWKINS

Price: $16.10

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM196839


A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the major arguments for religion and demonstrates ... View more info

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END OF FAITH : RELIGION TERROR & THE F

By: SAM HARRIS

Price: $16.10

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM120402


This important and timely book delivers a startling analysis of the clash of faith and reason in today's world. Harris offers a vivid historical tour of mankind's willingness to suspend reason in favor of religious beliefs, even when those beliefs are used to justify harmful behavior and sometimes-heinous crimes. He asserts that in the shadow of weapons of mass destruction, we can no longer tolerate views that pit one true god against another. Most controversially, he ar... View more info