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    The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story That Created Us

    Stephen Greenblatt


    “Endlessly illuminating and a sheer pleasure to read.” —Jack Miles, author of God: A Biography

    Daring to take the great biblical account of human origins seriously, but without credulity

  • 9780393327656 72

    The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

    Sam Harris


    "The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think, but few are willing to say."—Natalie Angier, New York Times

  • 9780393346237 72

    A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles through Islamic Africa

    Steve Kemper


    "Kemper’s majestic account of Barth’s journey restores the reputation of an explorer who was as passionate about science as he was about rigorous travel. It’s an enthralling adventure, captivatingly told." —Ziauddin Sardar, Times (London)

  • 9780811224932 72

    The Tongue of Adam

    Abdelfattah Kilito, Robyn Creswell, Marina Warner


    A playful and erudite look at the origins of language

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    Believers: Faith in Human Nature

    Melvin Konner


    An anthropologist examines the nature of religiosity and how it shapes and benefits humankind.