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Secret New York — Curious Activities Secret New York Curious Activities

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$19.95 $13.97

TM RIves

Shoot a rifle off Fifth Avenue, track the path of an underground river that flows beneath Washington Square, take a trip within yourself in a sensory deprivation chamber, learn to spot fossils in the walls of buildings or collect your own on city beaches, observe bats on the hunt during a night walk, listen to a Stradivarius in a tiny concert hall created by an obsessed luthier, explore forbidden islands in a kayak, prepare for the end of the world at a survival class in Central Park, speed through the bay on the rail of a racing sailboat, climb giant trees in a botanic garden, go on the b

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NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette

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$10.00 $7.00

Nathan W. Pyle Living in New York City for five years as a transplant from Ohio, illustrator and T-shirt designer Nathan Pyle was fascinated by the unique habits and unspoken customs New Yorkers follow to make life bearable in a city with 8 million people (and seemingly twice the number of tourists). *No Review Available

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The Examined Life The Examined Life

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$14.95 $10.47

Stephen Grosz

An extraordinary book for anyone eager to understand the hidden motives that shape our lives.

We are all storytellers—we create stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to tell tales. There must be someone to listen.

In his work as a practicing psychoanalyst, Stephen Grosz has spent the last twenty-five years uncovering the hidden feelings behind our most baffling behavior. The Examined Life distils more than 50,000 hours of conversation into pure psychological insight without the jargon.

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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

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$17 $11.90

David Sedaris A new collection of essays from the #1 New York Times bestselling author who has been called the preeminent humorist of his generation. "Sedaris is horribly observant. He sees things as they are.... He'll be telling some weird story, and all of a sudden, just at the end, it turns out not only to be about him, but also about you." -New York Observer

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Secret New Y Secret New York An Unusual Guide

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$19.95 $13.97

T. M. Rives

Discover Secret Gardens, decipher ancient riddles on tombstones, visit a disturbed Indian burial ground, observe the stars and planets through a university telescope, frown at a bronze statue of Lenin, harvest mastodon food in Central Park, enjoy the aroma of a roomful of dirt, find a Venetian palazzo above a former stable, spot the forbidden island that was once declared a sovereign nation by a guy in a rowboat, track down a townhouse concealing a subway tunnel, walk under the canopy of the primeval forest, read a memorial plaque to an event that happened in another dimension, fall into a

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