Prometheus Books Fall 2015

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    Paranoid Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional Paperback David J. LaPorte 9781633880689 $19.00 PSYCHOLOGY Sep 01, 2015
    From the pathological killer who gunned down the innocents at Virginia Tech to the average citizen who suspects the government is monitoring phone calls, the signs of suspiciousness and paranoia are all around us. In this comprehensive overview of an increasingly serious problem, an experienced psychologist and researcher describes what paranoia is, how and why it manifests itself, and the many forms it takes, including stalking, pathological jealousy, as a reaction to post-traumatic stress disorder, and perhaps even militia movements. Using st... + Read More
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    Miranda Barbour Inside the Mind of a Teenage Killer Paperback Francis Scarcella 9781633881105 $18.00 TRUE CRIME Sep 08, 2015
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    Good Thinking What You Need to Know to be Smarter, Safer, Wealthier, and Wiser Paperback Guy P. Harrison 9781633880641 $18.00 SCIENCE Oct 06, 2015
    Critical-thinking skills are essential for life in the 21st century. In this follow-up to his introductory guide Think, and continuing his trademark of hopeful skepticism, Guy Harrison demonstrates in a detailed fashion how to sort through bad ideas, unfounded claims, and bogus information to drill down to the most salient facts. By explaining how the human brain works, and outing its most irrational processes, this book provides the thinking tools that will help you make better decisions, ask the right questions (at the right time), know what ... + Read More
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    A Colorful History of Popular Delusions Paperback Robert E. Bartholomew 9781633881228 $20.00 HISTORY Oct 13, 2015
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    Writing the War Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent Hardcover Anne Kiley 9781633881044 $26.50 HISTORY Oct 13, 2015
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    Crouching Tiger What China's Militarism Means for the World Hardcover Peter Navarro 9781633881143 $26.50 POLITICAL SCIENCE Nov 03, 2015
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    Kepler and the Universe How One Man Revolutionized Astronomy Hardcover David K. Love 9781633881068 $25.50 SCIENCE Nov 10, 2015
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    Let's Talk About Death Asking the Questions that Profoundly Change the Way We Live and Die Paperback Steve Gordon 9781633881129 $18.00 SELF-HELP Nov 10, 2015
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    A Numerate Life A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably Yours Paperback John Allen Paulos 9781633881181 $18.00 MATHEMATICS Nov 10, 2015
    Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mindsets--the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method--bestselling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal m... + Read More
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    The Paradox of Evolution The Strange Relationship between Natural Selection and Reproduction Paperback Stephen Rothman 9781633880726 $18.00 SCIENCE Dec 01, 2015
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    Aldous Huxley's Hands His Quest for Perception and the Origin and Return of Psychedelic Science Paperback Allene Symons 9781633881167 $19.00 SCIENCE Dec 08, 2015
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    Islamic Fascism Hardcover Hamed Abdel-Samad 9781633881242 $29.50 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jan 05, 2016
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    The Illusion of God's Presence The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing Hardcover John C. Wathey 9781633880740 $29.50 RELIGION Jan 12, 2016
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    Supersymmetry Paperback David Walton 9781633880986 $16.00 FICTION Sep 01, 2015
    Ryan Oronzi is a paranoid, neurotic, and brilliant physicist who has developed a quantum military technology that could make soldiers nearly invincible in the field.  The technology, however, gives power to the quantum creature known as the varcolac, which slowly begins to manipulate Dr. Oronzi and take over his mind.  Oronzi eventually becomes the unwilling pawn of the varcolac in its bid to control the world.The creature immediately starts attacking those responsible for defeating it fifteen years earlier, including Sandra and Alex Kelley—the... + Read More
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    Rising Tide Paperback RAJAN KHANNA 9781633881006 $18.00 FICTION Oct 06, 2015
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    Series: World of Prime Gold Throne in Shadow Paperback M.C. Planck 9781633880962 $18.00 FICTION Oct 13, 2015
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    Series: Vampire Empire The Geomancer Vampire Empire: A Gareth and Adele Novel Paperback Clay Griffith 9781633880948 $18.00 FICTION Nov 03, 2015
    The first Gareth and Adele Novel, The Geomancer is the start of an ongoing, character-based, urban fantasy series set in the same Vampire Empire universe as the authors’ previous trilogy!The uneasy stalemate between vampires and humans is over. Adele and Gareth are bringing order to a free Britain, but bloody murders in London raise the specter that Adele's geomancy is failing and the vampires might return. A new power could tilt the balance back to the vampire clans. A deranged human called the Witchfinder has surfaced on the Continent, servin... + Read More
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    Series: The Barrow Black Heart Paperback Mark Smylie 9781633880085 $20.00 FICTION Nov 10, 2015
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    Series: Dead Enders The Prison in Antares Paperback Mike Resnick 9781633881020 $19.00 FICTION Dec 01, 2015
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    Nebula Awards Showcase 2015 Paperback Greg Bear 9781633880900 $19.00 FICTION Dec 08, 2015
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    Hollow Man Paperback Mark Pryor 9781633880863 $17.00 FICTION Sep 01, 2015
    “As sharp and slick as a switchblade—both excellent entertainment and an acute psychological portrait. Add Mark Pryor to your must-read list—I have.”—LEE CHILD, #1 New York Times–bestselling authorDominic is a prosecutor, a musician, and an Englishman living in Texas. He's also a psychopath. His main goal is to hide his condition and lead a seemingly normal life in hopes to pay off his debts and become a full-time musician in Austin's  club scene. But on one lousy day his carefully-controlled world starts to shatter: he's demoted at work and ac... + Read More
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    Idyll Threats A Thomas Lynch Novel Paperback Stephanie Gayle 9781633880788 $17.00 FICTION Sep 08, 2015
    In the summer of 1997, Thomas Lynch arrives as the new chief of police in Idyll, Connecticut—a town where serious crimes can be counted on one hand. So no one is prepared when Cecilia North is found murdered on a golf course. By chance, Chief Lynch met her mere hours before she was killed. With that lead, the case should be a slam dunk. But there’s a problem. If Lynch tells his detectives about meeting the victim, he’ll reveal his greatest secret—he’s gay. So Lynch works angles of the case on his own. Meanwhile, he must contend with pressure fr... + Read More
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    The Guise of Another Paperback Allen Eskens 9781633880764 $17.00 FICTION Oct 06, 2015
    Who was James Putnam? Answering that question may mean salvation for Alexander Rupert, a Minnesota detective whose life is in a serious downward spiral. A Medal of Valor winner, Alexander is now under subpoena by a grand jury on suspicion of corruption. He’s been reassigned to the Frauds Unit, where he is shunned by his fellow detectives, and he fears his status-seeking wife may be having an affair. When he happens across a complex case of identity theft, Alexander sees an opportunity to rehabilitate his tattered reputation. But the case explod... + Read More
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    The Survivors A Cal Henderson Novel Paperback Robert Palmer 9781633880825 $17.00 FICTION Oct 13, 2015
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    The Secret Life of Anna Blanc Paperback Jennifer Kincheloe 9781633880801 $17.00 FICTION Nov 03, 2015
    It's 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels—but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She could match wits with Sherlock Holmes, but in her world women are not allowed to hunt criminals. Determined to break free of the era's rigid social roles, Anna buys off the chaperone assigned by her domineering father and, using an alias, takes a job as a police matron with the Los Angeles Police Department. There she discovers a string of brothel... + Read More
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    Woman with a Blue Pencil A Novel Paperback Gordon McAlpine 9781633880887 $15.00 FICTION Nov 10, 2015
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    A Thousand Falling Crows Paperback Larry D. Sweazy 9781633880849 $17.00 FICTION Jan 05, 2016
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    The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake A Samuel Craddock Mystery Paperback Terry Shames 9781633881204 $17.00 FICTION Jan 12, 2016

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