Peruse the first decade of Playboy in 21st century style. With Playboy Cover to Cover: The 50's ($60), you get every issue and every page in one searchable digital archive. The included Bondi Reader software (Mac/PC) lets you easily browse, search, and save the collection, which includes photos of Marilyn Monroe, Bettie Page, and Jayne Mansfield, and words from the likes of Hemingway, Bradbury, and Steinbeck. The set also comes with a 224–page companion coffee table book.
Referenced frequently throughout the series, The Tales of Beedle the Bard ($8) collects all five of the mythical Harry Potter fables in one place, complete with Rowling's illustrations and commentary from Dumbledore himself. For true wizarding enthusiasts, the Collector's Edition ($100) adds Rowling's handwritten introduction, more illustrations, and craftsmanship worthy of its lofty price.
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The Good Doctor has been dead for a few years now, but thanks to a new biography by Jann Wenner and Corey Seymour, you can relive his glory days from the comfort of your own living room. Gonzo: The Life Hunter S. Thompson ($20) follows the life of this amazing man and the counterculture he was largely responsible for creating — it also includes a foreword by Johnny Depp. Out now in hardcover.
Explore and study the origin of the geek in American Nerd: The Story of My People by Benjamin Nugent ($14). This unique tome takes a look at the history of the nerd throughout society and pop culture, examining their tastes (like online gaming and sci-fi clubs), unfortunate stereotypes, and everything in between, up to and including their social isolation and the possible causes for it. Uncrate favorite Chuck Klosterman calls Nugent "just weird enough to be absolutely right," and what could be nerdier than that? [via]