Category: Special

Sleeping on Jupiter

Quercus Publishing | June 2, 2016 | 256 pages
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015 AND WINNER OF THE 2016 DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE A stark and unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, about religion, love and violence in the modern world. A train stops at a railway station. A young woman jumps off. She has wild hair,... More Info

Draw 500 Things from Nature

Quarry | September 15, 2014 | 208 pages
A new fun format for from Quarry Books, these cute chunky volumes feature  More Info

Seamus Heaney As Aesthetic Thinker

March 1, 2016 | 336 pages
Seamus Heaney s unexpected death in August 2013 brought to completion his body of work, and scholars are only now coming to understand the full scale and importance of this extraordinary career. The Nobel Prize winning poet, translator, and playwright from the North of Ireland is considered the... More Info

Haiti After the Earthquake

PublicAffairs | July 18, 2019 | 445 pages
The celebrated physician and anthropologist offers a vivid on-the-ground account of the relief effort in the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake—and issues a powerful call to action. Reprint.  More Info

Time Was Soft There

Macmillan | September 19, 2006 | 260 pages
Traces the author's 1999 flight from mobsters in Canada to refuge in the Shakespeare and Co. book shop in Paris, where other aspiring writers and he worked in exchange for room and board and shared love, meager sustenance, and a struggle to keep the bookstore open. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.  More Info

Hidden Order

Basic Books | July 18, 1995 | 185 pages
al readers how Complexity--the watershed science agenda for at least the nexttwo decades--is affecting our lives.  More Info

The Phenomenology of Dance

Temple University Press | June 12, 2015 | 152 pages
Reprint of the ed. published by University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1966.  More Info

The Panama Papers

ONEWorld Publications | June 30, 2016 | 352 pages
"With precision and purpose, THE PANAMA PAPERS is what 'Follow the Money' means." Bob Woodward, "The Washington Post" Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents... More Info

Salad Samurai

Da Capo Press | June 17, 2014 | 192 pages
Introduces a versatile world of meatless, dairy-free dishes built on whole-food ingredients and includes recipes for dressings.  More Info

Thank You for Being Late

Farrar, Straus and Giroux | November 22, 2016 | 496 pages
A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers We all sense it—something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. Our lives are being... More Info

The Scar

Del Rey Books | July 18, 2019 | 638 pages
En route to the colony of New Crobuzon, a seafaring group of prisoners and slaves is joined by refugees, and when the ship is besieged by pirates, the passengers are brought to a floating city of pirated ships whose leaders harbor a sinister agenda.  More Info

Perdido Street Station

Del Rey Books | July 18, 2019 | 710 pages
In squallid and brutal New Crobuzon, a Garuda requests eccentric crisis theorist Isaac to work with lab specimens, particularly a caterpillar that feeds on a hallucinatory drug until its evolution, when it will invoke malignant terror.  More Info

Moral Understandings

Oxford University Press | September 13, 2007 | 306 pages
Walker's book proposes a view of morality and an approach to ethical theory which uses the critical insights of feminism and race theory to rethink the epistemological and moral position of the ethical theorist, and how moral theory is inescapably shaped by culture and history. This second, revised... More Info

The Chronicles of Narnia Full-Color Box Set (Books 1 to 7)

HarperCollins | August 22, 2000 | 234 pages
This collection includes all seven novels in the series.  More Info

The Little Book of Hygge

Penguin UK | September 1, 2016 | 288 pages
Denmark is often said to be the happiest country in the world. That's down to one thing: hygge. 'Hygge has been translated as everything from the art of creating intimacy to cosiness of the soul to taking pleasure from the presence of soothing things. My personal favourite is cocoa by... More Info

An Officer and a Lady

University of Washington Press | July 18, 2019 | 261 pages
During the Second World War, more than 4,000 civilian nursesenlisted as Nursing Sisters, a specially created all-femaleofficers’ rank of the Canadian Armed Forces. They served in allthree armed force branches and all the major theatres of war, yetnursing as a form of war work has long been... More Info

The Devil's Pleasure Palace

August 4, 2015 | 280 pages
In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world’s premier military power. Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with its sense of cultural inferiority.  More Info

I'll Tell You in Person

October 25, 2016 | 208 pages
Disarmingly frank essays on sexuality, celebrity, TJ Maxx, acne, off-brand chocolate, almost-little-sisters, Craigslist, wanting to write, and the eternal what-should-I-do-with-my-life.  More Info

Reports on the Internet Apocalypse

Macmillan | November 1, 2016 | 240 pages
"In this third and final installment of the Internet Apocalypse Trilogy, Gladstone, the would-be Internet Messiah, finds himself in exile from America, falsely accused of murder. Meanwhile, a government Special Agent is hot on his trail and has joined forces with a would-be Hollywood producer who... More Info


University of Toronto Press | July 18, 1999 | 485 pages
A richly textured narrative that seeks to capture the role played by the law in the definition of race and shoring up of racial repression in Canada.  More Info

Land Sliding

University of Toronto Press | July 18, 1997 | 278 pages
New discusses the ways in which Canadian writing, through images of land and space, expresses various assumptions about social values. In addition to wide range of literary texts, he also draws upon geography, the social sciences, and the visual arts.  More Info

Walter, the Farting Dog

Frog Books | July 18, 2019 | 32 pages
Walter the dog creates problems with his farts but becomes a hero when burglars enter the house.  More Info

The Thing in the Gap Stone Stile

Faber & Faber | July 18, 2019 | 56 pages
POETRY BOOK SOCIETY CHOICEThe Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile, Alice Oswald's first collection of poems, announced the arrival of a distinctive new voice. Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize, the book introduced readers to her meditative, intensely musical style, and her breath-taking gift for... More Info

Walter the Farting Dog Goes on a Cruise

Dutton Childrens Books | July 18, 2019 | 32 pages
Because his farts create unpleasantness for everyone on a cruise ship, Walter the dog continues the journey in a lifeboat, but when the ship's computer crashes, causing the liner to drift, Walter again proves himself a hero.  More Info

Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle

Yearling | September 6, 2016 | 384 pages
"A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers," declares Booklist in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. A tangle of ingenious riddles, a malevolent necklace called a torc, and flocks of... More Info

Walter the Farting Dog

Puffin | May 1, 2006 | 32 pages
After being sold at the family's yard sale, Walter is put to use blowing up balloons for a clown who is bent on robbing banks, but he escapes and becomes a hero.  More Info

Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Collins Reference | July 14, 1993 | 240 pages
If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.  More Info

Recherches sur les plantes

Belles Lettres | July 18, 2019 | 397 pages
Successeur d'Aristote, Theophraste, meme s'il n'a fonde aucune ecole, a eu une importance decisive sur la propagation et le developpement de la pensee du fondateur du Lycee. Il a forme, entre autres, des auteurs aussi differents que Menandre, Demetrios de Phalere ou l'orateur Dinarque. Son oeuvre... More Info

Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

September 6, 2016 | 448 pages
In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience.  More Info

A History of Embryology

Cambridge University Press | January 29, 2015 | 336 pages
First published in 1959, this book describes the Western history of embryology from prehistoric concepts of foetal growth to the close of the eighteenth century.  More Info

Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

Bloomsbury Publishing USA | January 13, 2015 | 400 pages
Sidney Chambers, the Vicar of Grantchester, is a thirty-two-year-old bachelor. Tall, with dark brown hair, eyes the colour of hazelnuts and a reassuringly gentle manner, Sidney is an unconventional clergyman and can go where the police cannot. Together with his roguish friend, Inspector Geordie... More Info

We Were Feminists Once

PublicAffairs | May 3, 2016 | 304 pages
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Those Above: the Empty Throne

Hodder Paperbacks | February 25, 2016 | 400 pages
They enslaved humanity three thousand years ago. Tall, strong, perfect, superhuman and near immortal they rule from their glittering palaces in the eternal city in the centre of the world. They are called Those Above by their subjects. They enforce their will with fire and sword. Twenty five years... More Info

A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

Oxford University Press | March 1, 2014 | 488 pages
This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries and web links have been revised and updated to ensure that the content is as relevant as possible. An indispensable reference work for any students or professionals who come... More Info

Manifest Manners

U of Nebraska Press | July 18, 1999 | 191 pages
Gerald Vizenor counters the cultural notions of dominance, false representations, and simulations of absence, and, by documents, experience, and theories, secures a narrative presence of Native Americans.  More Info

Awesome LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have

Macmillan | October 11, 2016 | 192 pages
LEGOs are great fun but expensive. This book creates hours of fun, new worlds and new toys from the collection of LEGOs kids already have. Each project includes a parts list so you can verify that you have all the pieces and even buy supplemental pieces if you want, but most projects avoid... More Info

The Attention Merchants

By Tim Wu
Knopf Publishing Group | October 18, 2016 | 416 pages
From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning "The Master Switch" and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves. Attention merchant: an industrial-scale harvester of human attention. A firm... More Info

Government Birds

Rowman & Littlefield | January 1, 2003 | 307 pages
The first comparative study of the complicated history of relations between the state and the air transport industry in Europe, this book travels from the earliest scheduled flights down to the era of liberalization and privatization in the 1990s. Martin Staniland concentrates on four key... More Info

A Chess Opening Repertoire for Blitz & Rapid

New In Chess,Csi | December 15, 2015 | 416 pages
Every day, countless numbers of rated blitz and rapid games are being played in online and over-the-board competitions. In blitz, even more than in classical chess, it is important to make the right decisions quickly and almost instinctively. That is why world-famous opening expert Grandmaster... More Info

A Small Key Can Open a Large Door

Strangers In A Tangled Wilderness | March 1, 2015 | 180 pages
There's a revolution going on in northern Syria, one that challenges everything we know about government and society and freedom. With centuries of ethnic oppression behind them, their backs against the embargo wall of Turkey, and the ruthless forces of the Islamic State laying siege to their... More Info

The Vandana Shiva Reader

December 18, 2014 | 364 pages
"Her great virtue as an advocate is that she is not a reductionist. Her awareness of the complex connections among economy and nature and culture preserves her from oversimplification. So does her understanding of the importance of diversity." -- Wendell Berry, from the foreword Motivated by... More Info

The Door

New York Review of Books | January 27, 2015 | 288 pages
An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize and the Prix Femina Étranger The Door is an unsettling exploration of the relationship between two very different women. Magda is a writer, educated, married to an academic, public-spirited, with an on-again-off-again... More Info

Coming Home

July 31, 2016 | 250 pages
Feisty, but always correct, Mildred leads the way for three generations of the women of her family to leave England and settle in Creston, a small town in the interior of British Columbia. Mildred establishes a successful business there, daughters Charlotte and Sarah marry, and granddaughter Olwen... More Info


Vintage | July 18, 1994 | 731 pages
A new translation of Mann's classic story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germany captures the triumphs and tragedies, successes and failures, relationships, loves, and ordinary events of middle-class life  More Info

This is a Small Northern Town

Muses Company | July 18, 2019 | 63 pages
this is a small northern town is the long-awaited, first full-length collection of poems by Rosanna Deerchild. These are poems about: what it means to be from the north; a town divided along color lines; and a family dealing with its history of secrets. At its core, this collection is about the... More Info

Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

McGraw Hill Professional | June 3, 2002 | 240 pages
Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the... More Info

What? Again?

Carcanet Press | January 1, 2000 | 144 pages
The range and variety of the Scottish writer Frank Kuppner, as evidenced in the ten books which were published in the last century, are such that many people just did not know where to start. Here, is the place to do so, at least, where the poetry is concerned - the author's own selection from his... More Info

Romeo: A Book of Poetry | July 22, 2016 | 86 pages
What is it about the love that got away, that ended due to circumstances or timing, that draws our imagination and sparks our hopes and dreams? Romeo: A Book of Poetry shares verses considering that lost love with passion, anger, and regret for what could have been. Maybe it occurred in a moment... More Info

Companioning at a Time of Perinatal Loss

Companion Press | May 1, 2005 | 144 pages
Intended for nurses, doctors, midwives, social workers, chaplains, and hospital support staff, this guide gives caring and practical advice for helping families grieve properly after losing a child at birth. As the special needs of families experiencing perinatal loss are intense and require more... More Info

The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press | February 23, 2012 | 123 pages
In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the medieval Islamic... More Info