Category: Special

Moon-o-theism

Yoel Natan | April 23, 2017 | 612 pages
This is a two-volume study of a war and moon god religion that was based on the Mideast moon god religion of Sin.  More Info

Becoming Wise

Penguin | February 28, 2017 | 304 pages
In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time. The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to each other. She insists on the... More Info

Captain Underpants Collection

June 1, 2010 |
With more than 35 million copies in print, his Captain Underpants books are one of the best-selling series of the decade. Now readers of all ages can enjoy the complete collection of ALL EIGHT Captain Underpants novels, PLUS volumes 1 and 2 Extra Crunchy Books O Fun!  More Info

The Prophets

Harper Collins | October 16, 2001 | 704 pages
Abraham Heschel is a seminal name in religious studies and the author of Man Is Not Alone and God in Search of Man. When The Prophets was first published in 1962, it was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of biblical scholarship. The Prophets provides a unique opportunity for readers of the... More Info

PCs For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons | December 2, 2015 | 360 pages
The bestselling PC reference on the planet—now available in its 13th edition Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also... More Info

What the Buddha Taught

Grove Press | April 23, 1974 | 151 pages
Overview of Buddha's teachings.  More Info

The Great Convergence

Harvard University Press | October 14, 2016 | 330 pages
From 1820 to 1990 the share of world income going to today s wealthy nations soared from 20% to 70%. That share has recently plummeted. Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of high tech with low wages propelled industrialization in developing nations, deindustrialization in developed nations,... More Info

Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go

Golden Books | April 23, 1974 | 69 pages
On their way to the beach for a picnic the Pig family encounters almost every kind of transportation vehicle imaginable--and imaginary.  More Info

The Iron Curtain Trail

Random House | October 1, 2016 | 352 pages
A hideously over-ambitions challenge on doomed machinery: Tim Moore, author of "Gironimo!," cycles the length of the old Iron Curtain. Scaling a new peak of rash over-ambition, Tim Moore tackles the 9,000km route of the old Iron Curtain on a tiny-wheeled, two-geared East German shopping bike.... More Info

Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development

August 1, 2015 |
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The Quark and the Jaguar

Macmillan | September 15, 1995 | 392 pages
From one of the architects of the new science of simplicity and complexity comes an explanation of the connections between nature at its most basic level and natural selection, archaeology, linguistics, child development, computers, and other complex adaptive systems. Nobel laureate Murray... More Info

The Folded Clock

Anchor | March 1, 2016 | 304 pages
A New York Times Notable Book Rereading her childhood diaries, Heidi Julavits hoped to find incontrovertible proof that she was always destined to be a writer. Instead, they "revealed me to possess the mind of a phobic tax auditor." Thus was born a desire to try again, to chronicle her daily... More Info

The story of my life

April 23, 2017 | 212 pages
No summary available.

Rethinking Capitalism

Wiley-Blackwell | August 1, 2016 | 224 pages
"Thought provoking and fresh - this book challenges how we think about economics.” Gillian Tett, Financial Times Watch an interview with Mariana Mazzucato at Bloomberg here and here. Download the introduction of the book here. Order the book now and receive 20% discount - simply enter promotion... More Info

Die Wise

North Atlantic Books | March 17, 2015 | 416 pages
"A potentially life-changing book for anyone wanting to experience grief and death in a more meaningful way. Grounded in the author's experiences with hundreds of dying people and their families, the book advocates a bold engagement with a part of the human experience that is often more endured... More Info

Beyond the Welfare State

August 31, 2016 | 384 pages
In "Beyond the Welfare State," Sirvan Karimi utilizes a synthesis of Marxian class analysis and the power resources model to provide an analytical foundation for the divergent pattern of public pension systems in Canada and Australia.  More Info

My Life

Simon and Schuster | April 23, 2017 | 723 pages
No summary available.

Killer Book of Serial Killers

Sourcebooks | January 1, 2009 | 352 pages
No summary available.

Station Island

Macmillan | January 1, 1986 | 124 pages
Poems deal with a pilgrim's spiritual journey, the story of an ancient Irish king, and children, nature, change, travel, mortality, and religion  More Info

The Politics of War

April 23, 2017 | 384 pages
Politics of War describes the emergence of the United States as a world power between the years 1890 and 1920-our contrivance of the Spanish-American War and our gratuitous entrance into World War I-and by filling in the back story of an era in which mendacious oligarchy organized the country's... More Info

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?

Atria Books | September 8, 2009 | 272 pages
The first book for daughters who have suffered the abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life. Drawing on more than two decades of experience as a therapist... More Info

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Simon and Schuster | December 26, 2007 | 32 pages
Minnie and her sister hear about a freedom march and leave their home to go to their city's downtown area where they listen to Dr. Martin Luther King and join the march, all the while smelling roses.  More Info

The Trip to Echo Spring

Picador | October 28, 2014 | 384 pages
A New York Times Notable Book of 2014 A Time Magazine Notable Book of 2014 Olivia Laing's widely acclaimed account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works of American literature In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing takes a journey across America, examining... More Info

Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

St. Augustine's Press | January 1, 1993 | 686 pages
The fine editions of the Aristotelian Commentary Series make available long out-of-print commentaries of St. Thomas on Aristotle. Each volume has the full text of Aristotle with Bekker numbers, followed by the commentary of St. Thomas, cross-referenced using an easily accessible mode of referring... More Info

In the Long Run We're All Dead

Verso | January 24, 2017 | 432 pages
A groundbreaking debunking of moderate attempts to resolve financial crises In the ruins of the 2007 2008 financial crisis, self-proclaimed progressives the world over clamoured to resurrect the economic theory of John Maynard Keynes. The crisis seemed to expose the disaster of small-state,... More Info

Gangster Warlords

Bloomsbury Press | January 17, 2017 | 384 pages
On a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner leaves five hundred body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit men to gun down forty-one police officers and prison guards in two days. In southwest Mexico, a meth maker is venerated as a saint... More Info

On Living

Penguin | October 25, 2016 | 224 pages
"A hospice chaplain shares the meaning the dying make of their lives, to help us understand what is ultimately important and to make the most of our own still-being-lived lives"--  More Info

Electronic Dreams

Bloomsbury Sigma | March 29, 2016 | 288 pages
Computers invaded British homes for the first time in the early 1980s, with a wave of cheap, futuristic microcomputers that allowed millions of people to discover for themselves the world of computing. In those heady early days of computing, Britannia very much ruled the digital waves.  More Info

Dog Songs

Penguin Books | September 29, 2015 | 144 pages
“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe Mary Oliver’s Dog Songs is a celebration of the special bond between human and dog, as understood through the poet’s relationships to the canines that have accompanied her... More Info

Along a River

July 19, 2013 | 337 pages
Examines how French-Canadian women adapted to their terrain, became involved in trade, and earned influence at the French court during the period between the settlement of the St. Lawrence Lowlands and the Victorian era.  More Info

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Oxford University Press | October 21, 2016 | 296 pages
The 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa shocked the world with its devastation and its rapid migration to multiple continents. As the systems meant to respond to this sort of epidemic failed, the disease exposed not just weaknesses in international infectious disease surveillance and... More Info

Performing Live

Cornell University Press | April 23, 2017 | 266 pages
Current philosophies of art remain sadly dominated by visions of its end and lamentations of decline. Defining the very notions of art and the aesthetic as special products of Western modernity, they suggest that postmodern challenges to traditional high culture pose a devastating danger to art's... More Info

Box Kite

April 5, 2016 | 168 pages
"A piece of paper with writing on it is flat, but when what is written on that paper fills the mind of a reader, it takes off into the wind like a box kite on a windy day,” writes Baziju -- the shared voice of poets Roo Borson and Kim Maltman. This exquisite, collaboratively written sequence of... More Info

Poisson Un Poisson Deux Poisson Rouge Poisson Bleu

Ulysses Press | December 13, 2011 | 64 pages
It's One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss in French. Of all Dr. Seuss titles, this may be the strongest for helping one learn to read in French because it is 64 fun pages with a wide range of "I Can Read It Myself" vocabulary.The beloved illustrations of Dr. Seuss plus an all new... More Info

What We Salvage

Chizine Publications | July 21, 2015 | 250 pages
Skinheads. Drug dealers. Cops. For two brothers-of-circumstance navigating the violent streets of this industrial wasteland, every urban tribe is a potential threat. Yet it is amongst the denizens of these unforgiving alleys, dangerous squat houses, and underground nightclubs that the brothers -... More Info

Soul Mind Body Medicine

New World Library | April 23, 2017 | 362 pages
A guide to physical and spiritual health blends sacred wisdom with practical techniques, and combines Eastern and Western medicine to illustrate healing strategies for more than one hundred ailments, from the common cold to diabetes.  More Info

Beyond Words

Picador | July 12, 2016 | 496 pages
I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you? Weaving decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries about the brain, Carl... More Info

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Random House Childrens Books | April 23, 1988 | 62 pages
Illus. in full color. A "fabulous book of easy words, exciting pictures and inviting rhythm."--"Elementary English.  More Info

Lose Your Mother

Macmillan | January 22, 2008 | 270 pages
Traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey the author took along a slave route in Ghana, vividly dramatizing the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African-American history.  More Info

The Nature of Democracy

London : Nelson | January 1, 1974 | 240 pages
No summary available.

My Life with Trees

October 23, 2015 | 256 pages
Born in northeast Newfoundland to a family with deep roots in forestry, trapping, and guiding, Gary Saunders' love of the natural world developed early and stayed with him throughout his life. Originally trained as a boots-on-the-ground forester, Saunders' passion for painting and writing led him... More Info

Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa

McClelland & Stewart Limited | April 23, 1998 | 232 pages
These eight stories reveal a world that’s both recognizable and strange: cities of anxiety and violence, where quiet inhabitants lead outwardly banal lives that conceal sinister interiors. The premises, both fantastic and surreal, are also eerily plausible; they often follow the logic of dreams... More Info

Take Time for Your Life

Harmony | April 23, 1999 | 258 pages
Offers checklists, action plans, and success stories to help readers improve their quality of life, reconsider their priorities, and replace unproductive habits with productive ones.  More Info

The Tale of Genji

Springer Science & Business | April 23, 2017 | 1182 pages
The classic novel of court life in tenth and eleventh-century Japan centers on the exploits of a nobleman known as the shining Genji, son of an emperor, and those of Kaoru, grandson of Genji's best friend.  More Info

Summer Birds

Macmillan | April 27, 2010 | 32 pages
Documents the work of a young girl, Maria Merian, who lived during the Middle Ages and disproved the theory of spontaneous generation by observing caterpillars as they spun cocoons and emerged as butterflies and moths in the spring. By the author of the Newbery Honor Book, The Surrender Tree.  More Info

Citizen and Subject

Princeton University Press | April 23, 1996 | 353 pages
In analyzing the obstacles to democratization in post- independence Africa, Mahmood Mamdani offers a bold, insightful account of colonialism's legacy--a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organized local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic... More Info

Public Health Law

February 2, 2016 | 768 pages
Lawrence O. Gostin's seminal Public Health Law is widely acclaimed as the definitive statement on public health law at the turn of the twenty-first century. In this bold third edition, Gostin is joined by Lindsay F. Wiley to analyze major health threats of our time such as chronic diseases,... More Info

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science

June 8, 2016 | 224 pages
Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give him a unique perspective, demonstrates how science can inform the way we experience a work of art... More Info

The Greek Alexander Romance

Penguin Classics | April 25, 1991 | 196 pages
Mystery surrounds the parentage of Alexander, the prince born to Queen Olympias. Is his father Philip, King of Macedonia, or Nectanebo, the mysterious sorcerer who seduced the queen by trickery? One thing is certain: the boy is destined to conquer the known world. He grows up to fulfil this... More Info

Radioactive

Dey Street Books | August 4, 2015 | 208 pages
In 1891, 24 year old Marie, née Marya Sklodowska, moved from Warsaw to Paris, where she found work in the laboratory of Pierre Curie, a scientist engaged in research on heat and magnetism. They fell in love. They took their honeymoon on bicycles. They expanded the periodic table, discovering two... More Info

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