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I Have America Surrounded: A Biography of Timothy Leary
John Higgs

Barricade Books, 2006

President Nixon called him the most dangerous man in America, while Terence McKenna believed he made more people happy than anyone else in history. Few People have divided opinion as strongly as Dr. Timothy Leary. Leary, a brilliant behavioral psychologist, persuaded millions to tune in, turn on, and drop out. His influence was so wide-ranging that he had enormous impact on shaping the post-modern 21st century world.


The Case for Children: Why Parenthood Makes Your World Better
Simcha Weinstein

Barricade Books, 2012

Today many young men and women are doing everything during their reproductive years except reproduce! Never before in human history have birth rates intentionally fallen so far, and so fast, and in so many places. This groundbreaking book explores the overwhelming benefits that parenthood brings to individuals and society and provides strong expert statistical evidence that contradicts many modern myths of parenthood. The book is intended to ...


My Face for the World to See
Liz Renay

Barricade Books, 2002

Liz Renay was born into small-town life in Mesa, Arizona to a family of religious zealots. Then WW II came and she became a "V-girl," attracting servicemen with her beautiful face and voluptuous figure. Thus began her entry into the world of New York high fashion models and Fifty-Second Street strippers. Fate led her into the underworld, where she became a confidante and girlfriend to important mobsters and shady dealers. From New York she went ...


Shtick Shift: Jewish Humor in the 21st Century
Simcha Weinstein

Barricade Books, 2009

This isnt your zaydes Jewish comedy. The once revolutionary, understated "Jew-ish" and "Israel-lite" flavor of Seinfeld has been replaced by a brutal matter-of-factness that would make earlier generation cringe. Your primer to the ever-changing face of Jewish comedy at the dawn of the 21st century: the new faces, their outrageous routines and their sometimes surprising seriousness about the most de pressing issues of our time.


A German Tale: A Girl Surviving Hitler's Legacy
Erika V. Shearin Karres

Barricade Books, 2001

"A German Tale is a must read for anyone who wants to understand Germany during and after World War II." -Marc Jaffe, Former Editor in Chief of Bantam Books. A German Tale by Erika V. Shearin Karres is the devastating account of growing up in the aftermath of W.W.II, told from the perspective of an innocent German girl. In a unique prose style A German Tale vividly recounts the author's childhood in the ruins of Nazi Germany. Her memoir ...


An Uncommon Journey: From Vienna to Shanghai to America--A Brother and Sister Escape to Freedom During World ...
Deborah Strobin, Ilie Wacs

Barricade Books, 2011

On a visit to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, Deborah Strobin and her brother Ilie Wacs came face to face with their painful past as refugees in Shanghai's Jewish ghetto. There, hanging on the Museum's wall, they were shocked to discover photos of Deborah as a five-year-old posing for Japanese war propaganda.   During a brief period, 1938-1945, China was a haven to 18,000 Jewish refugees primarily from Nazi Germany and Nazi Austria. ...


The Art & Science of Rational Eating
Albert Ellis

Barricade Books, 1992

This is the first book to systematically explore the biological psychological causes of eating disorders and how to control them using the principles of rational emotive therapy (RET) and cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT). The Art and Science of Rational Eating teaches RET principles of unconditional self- acceptance; how to always accept and endorse oneself--even when some eating or other behaviors are self-defeating. This is the path toward ...


Power Beyond Reason: The Mental Collapse of Lyndon Johnson
D. Jablow Hershman, Gerald Tolchin

Barricade Books, 2002

What happened when the most powerful nation in the world gave its highest office to a man who came to believe that God was selecting his bombing targets. This examination of Lyndon Johnson, a paranoid manic-depressive, answers that question. Using virtually everything ever written about the president, this book examines what drove him throughout his life and especially during the Vietnam War. Did his bipolar disorder shape his personality? ...


Who's Who in Hell: A Handbook and International Directory for Humanists, Freethinkers, Naturalist, ...
Warren Allen Smith

Barricade Books, 2000

This listing of several thousand nonbelievers include ancients such as Euripides; French revolutionaries; and statements by or about countless individuals including Sir Arthur C.Clarke, Hugh Hefner, Jack Nicholson, Sally Jesse Raphael. This book makes a case not only for the respectabilty of nonbelievers but also for their positive outlooks and creativity.


Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze'Ev) Jabotinsky Two Volume Set
Shmuel Katz

Barricade Books, 1996


The Pulse Test: The Secret of Building Your Basic Health
Arthur F., M.D. Coca

Barricade Books, 1994

This classic bestseller shows readers how to find their personal allergies and avoid illness. The Pulse Test shows readers step-by-step how to discover their pulse pattern and test themselves to find out what foods and/or inhalants cause their pulse to work beyond its regular capacity. TP: Barricade Books.


The Official Guide to Wine Snobbery (A Cult Classic)
Leonard S. Berstein

Barricade Books, 2003

Hailed as the most entertaining reference to wine culture, this book arms readers with valuable knowledge of wine etiquette, while identifying those sensless acts of snobbery that often lead to embrassing situations.


Charity on Trial: What You Need to Know Before You Contribute
Doug White

Barricade Books, 2006

While the nation's love affair with charities is strong and continuing, the increase in indicting news stories over the past several years (including this year's Senate Finance Committee's hearings on the subject) has heightened the public's interest, as well as its cynicism. In the midst of such scrutiny, Charity on Trial seeks to demystify what donors and others should expect from the charitable sector.


Confessions of a Sex Kitten
Eartha Kitt

Barricade Books, 1989



Mark Twain Remembers
Thomas Hauser

Barricade Books, 1999


Casino Gambling for the Winner
Lyle Stuart

Barricade Books, 1980

"This is a way-to-win book for gamblers, 208 pages of advice from Lyle Stuart, one of the highest rollers of them all...the book is full of sound and practical advice on the mechanics and protocol of the gaming scene." LAS VEGAS SUN It has taken Lyle Stuart twenty-two years to become a gambling winner. Now, you need only read his astonishingly honest and successful book to know what he knows--the rules, the odds, and the discipline of a winner.


Strange, Outlandish, Crude, and Sometimes Funny Jokes
Dean Livelsberger

Barricade Books, 1997

A collection of often shocking jokes and anecdotes reflecting the sharp cynicism of the century's end. Even the most grizzled joke veterans will find themselves laughing aloud.


Hi Ho, Steverino
Steve Allen

Barricade Books, 1992


The CIA's Control of Candy Jones
Donald Bain

Barricade Books, 2002

In the 26 years since The Control of Candy Jones was first published, the controversy surrounding this wrenching tale of how one of America's most famous models was used by the CIA as a human guinea pig in its infamous mind control experiments, has never completely vanished. It has remained a "cult book," fueling the cause of critics of the CIA, and further defining the now proven (and accepted) thesis that the minds of certain people can be ...


Mark it with a Stone
Joseph Horn

Barricade Books, 1996

He stayed alive while his family perished, working as a slave laborer,and surviving torture at Auchwitz and Bergen-Belsen.



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