Category: Special

The Orc King

August 23, 2017 | 398 pages
The uneasy peace between the dwarves of Mithral Hall and the orcs of the Kingdom of Many Arrows begins to falter as the tribes of orcs under the command of Obould begin to battle one another, and Bruenor becomes determined to finish the war that had nearly destroyed him, in a new volume in the saga... More Info

A Nation in Conflict

University of Toronto Press | December 16, 2015 | 272 pages
The First and Second World Wars were two of the most momentous events of the twentieth century. In Canada, they claimed 110,000 lives and altered both the country's domestic life and its international position. A Nation in Conflict is a concise, comparative overview of the Canadian national... More Info

The Story of My Life

Random House Digital, Inc. | August 23, 2017 | 400 pages
The personal recollections and correspondence of Helen Keller, supplemented by the reports of her teacher Annie Sullivan, reveal the problems and obstacles that she surmounted in overcoming her handicaps.  More Info

Dragon Ball (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 10

VIZ Media LLC | September 1, 2015 | 568 pages
Trunks, a mysterious warrior from the future, has arrived to warn Son Goku of a horrendous menace that could destroy the universe. Dr. Gero, the diaboical genius of the Red Ribbon Army, has constructed androids designed to defeat Goku and take over the world. Goku must locate an destroy these... More Info

Mama Midwife

Createspace Independent Pub | February 23, 2013 | 36 pages
Mama Midwife is the story of young Miso the mouse, whose mother is a midwife. When Mama rushes out of the house in the middle of the night during a slumber party, Miso's friends are intrigued! Is Miso's mama a superhero? A secret agent? Miso giggles at the theories and gathers her friends close to... More Info

When Kayla Was Kyle

April 1, 2013 | 28 pages
Kyle doesn't understand why the other kids at school call him names. He looks like other boys, but doesn't feel like them. Can Kyle find the words to share his feelings about his gender - and can his parents help him to transition into the girl he was born to be? When Kayla Was Kyle is a picture... More Info

Alexander P. de Seversky and the Quest for Air Power

Potomac Books, Inc. | August 31, 2013 | 349 pages
Today, air power is a vital component of the U.S. armed forces. James Libbey, in Alexander P. de Seversky and the Quest for Air Power, highlights the contributions of an aviation pioneer who made much of it possible. Graduating from the Imperial Russian Naval Academy at the start of World War I, de... More Info

Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

March 15, 2016 | 176 pages
This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. With his trademark accessible style, Peterson instructs readers on how to achieve successful images in almost any... More Info

Hagakure

Debolsillo | January 5, 2016 | 192 pages
Un clásico de la cultura japonesa que ayuda a la introspección y la concentración en nuestro mundo cada vez más frenético. Considerado como una de las fuentes de inspiración de Fernando Alonso, el piloto lo cita frecuentemente en sus intervenciones públicas y redes sociales. «Cuando las... More Info

Tell

October 15, 2015 | 100 pages
A collection of poems partially based on the Reena Virk murder case. Virk was an Asian adolescent whose drowned body was found in the Gorge Waterway in a Victoria, BC suburb, in 1997. Some of the poems use found material from court transcripts. The murder made international headlines due to the... More Info

Ishmael

Bantam | August 23, 1995 | 263 pages
An award-winning, compelling novel of spiritual adventure about a gorilla named Ishmael, who possesses immense wisdom, and the man who becomes his pupil, offers answers to the world's most pressing moral dilemmas. Reprint.  More Info

Food

Polity | August 23, 2017 | 218 pages
Food is one of the most basic resources that humans need for daily survival. Forty percent of the world’s population gains a livelihood from agriculture and we all consume food. Yet control over this fundamental resource is concentrated in relatively few hands. The 2008 food price crisis... More Info

The Sense of Style

Penguin Books | September 22, 2015 | 368 pages
"Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem." --Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good... More Info

The Pillars of the Earth

Penguin | August 23, 1990 | 983 pages
Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages. Reissue.  More Info

Governance Without Government

Cambridge University Press | March 26, 1992 | 311 pages
A world government capable of controlling nation-states has never evolved. Nonetheless, considerable governance underlies the current order among states, facilitates absorption of the rapid changes at work in the world, and gives direction to the challenges posed by interstate conflicts,... More Info

Awesome Is Everywhere

Puffin Books | September 29, 2015 | 32 pages
A stunning first picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome. Are you ready? With the simple touch of your fingers go on a stunning interactive journey to see the world as you never have before. Fly through wispy clouds, dive deep into the sparkling ocean, feel... More Info

Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories

Three Continents Press | August 23, 1999 | 117 pages
This collection of important stories by novelist, journalist, teacher and Palestinina activist Ghassan Kanafani includes 'Men in the Sun,' the basis of the film 'The Deceived.' Also in the volume are 'The Land of Sad Oranges', 'If You Were A Horse', 'The Falcon' and 'Letter from Gaza.'  More Info

War from the Ground Up

Oxford University Press, USA | August 23, 2017 | 256 pages
As a British infantry officer in the Royal Gurkha Rifles Emile Simpson completed three tours of Southern Afghanistan. Drawing on that experience, and on a range of revealing case studies ranging from Nepal to Borneo, War From The Ground Up offers a distinctive perspective on contemporary armed... More Info

The History of Mathematical Proof in Ancient Traditions

Cambridge University Press | May 21, 2015 | 614 pages
This radical, profoundly scholarly book explores the purposes and nature of proof in a range of historical settings. It overturns the view that the first mathematical proofs were in Greek geometry and rested on the logical insights of Aristotle by showing how much of that view is an artefact of... More Info

Blue Skies, Orange Wings

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company | April 7, 2015 | 340 pages
Through a wealth of photographs and color illustrations and an informed narrative, Blue Skies, Orange Wings documents the surprisingly strong role of Dutch aircraft, airmen, designers, and airlines in world aviation in the first half of the twentieth century. In this beautiful book Ryan Noppen... More Info

Barnstorming the Prairies

October 6, 2015 | 368 pages
To Midwesterners tucked into small towns or farms early in the twentieth century, the landscape of the American heartland reached the horizon--and then imagination had to provide what lay beyond. But when aviation took off and scenes of the Midwest were no longer earthbound, the Midwestern... More Info

The Martian (Mass Market Mti)

Broadway Books | August 18, 2015 | 448 pages
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to... More Info

The Redress of Poetry

Macmillan | October 30, 1996 | 240 pages
Examines the works of a range of poets to discuss poetry's ability to redress spiritual balance as a counterweight to oppressive forces  More Info

Brief Candle in the Dark

Ecco | September 29, 2015 | 416 pages
In this hugely entertaining sequel to the New York Times bestselling memoir An Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins delves deeply into his intellectual life spent kick-starting new conversations about science, culture, and religion and writing yet another of the most audacious and widely read books... More Info

The Legitimacy of Regional Integration in Europe and the Americas

Palgrave Macmillan | October 7, 2015 | 312 pages
This edited volume brings together cutting-edge empirical research on the legitimacy of regional integration processes in Europe and the Americas. Across fourteen chapters, specialists of regionalism in Europe, North America and South America demonstrate that the societal legitimacy of regional... More Info

A Bad Idea I'm about to Do

Da Capo Press | January 1, 2012 | 243 pages
The author recounts awkward encounters and embarassing experiences that he had both while growing up in New Jersey and as an adult.  More Info

Me Talk Pretty One Day

Back Bay Books | June 5, 2001 | 288 pages
A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.  More Info

Redistribution Or Recognition?

Verso | August 23, 2017 | 276 pages
'Recognition' has become a keyword of our time, but its relation to economic 'redistribution' remains unclear. This volume stages a debate between two philosophers, one North American, the other German, who hold different views of the relation of redistribution to recognition. Axel Honneth... More Info

Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Macmillan | August 25, 2001 | 183 pages
A discussion of the ways in which illness is regarded pays particular attention to fantasies that pertain to cancer and AIDS.  More Info

Raising Cain

Random House LLC | August 23, 2017 | 298 pages
Offers advice and guidance to parents and educators on how to cope with boys at risk and introduces a program designed to give boys an essential emotional education.  More Info

The French Defence 2

Quality Chess Uk Llp | February 18, 2014 | 304 pages
The French Defense is one of the most popular and reliable responses to 1.e4. This book covers the most critical variation of the Winawer, which occurs after the opening moves 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3† 6.bxc3 Ne7 7.Qg4. This volume presents three contrasting ways of meeting... More Info
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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Europa Editions | September 2, 2014 | 418 pages
Continues the story of Lina and Elena as they push against boundaries in 1970s Italy, where Lina has left her husband and is working in a factory while taking care of her son and Elena has graduated college and published a novel.  More Info
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Conquest

April 24, 2015 | 264 pages
In this revolutionary text, Native American scholar and activist Andrea Smith reveals the disturbing connections between white settler colonialism, genocide, and violence against Native American women and children.  More Info

Nora Webster

Emblem Editions | October 6, 2015 | 400 pages
From one of contemporary literature's most acclaimed and beloved authors comes this magnificent new novel set in a small town in Ireland in the 1960s, where a fiercely compelling, too-young widow and mother of four moves from grief, fear, and longing to unexpected discovery. Toibin's portrayal of... More Info

Roots and Routes of Displacement and Trauma

January 1, 2015 | 340 pages
This exciting new book explores the lived conditions and experiences of trauma among the forcibly displaced, refugees, and migrants -- those who are uprooted from their places of origin -- tracing their journeys of transition to sites of arrival. Bringing together contributions by scholars,... More Info

Impossible Heights

January 15, 2015 | 296 pages
The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and '30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating image of an airplane flying over the rising metropolis led many Americans to believe a new civilization had dawned. In Impossible Heights,... More Info

Fallout Shelter

U of Minnesota Press | August 23, 2017 | 348 pages
Tracing the partnership between architects and American civil defense officials during the Cold War.  More Info

Just Silences

Princeton University Press | October 28, 2007 | 224 pages
Is the Miranda warning, which lets an accused know of the right to remain silent, more about procedural fairness or about the conventions of speech acts and silences? Do U.S. laws about Native Americans violate the preferred or traditional "silence" of the peoples whose religions and languages they... More Info

Social Work

August 23, 2017 | 164 pages
Social Work: Voices from the Inside offers unique insight into social work from the perspectives of those 'on the inside', that is, service users, carers and practitioners. Drawing on a narrative tradition, fifty-nine people from across the UK tell their stories about how and why social work came... More Info

And Then There Were None

Harper Collins | March 29, 2011 | 320 pages
The World's Bestselling Mystery "Ten . . ." Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen." "Nine . . ." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead.... More Info

The outsiders

Puffin | August 23, 1995 | 188 pages
A revealing account of the tensions, fears, and frustrations of gang life from a teenage boy's point of view.  More Info

Taming Wild Chess Openings

New In Chess,Csi | May 15, 2015 | 304 pages
No matter how unconventional, irrational or even crazy an opening is, sooner or later every chess player will have to face it. When that happens, you can count on a well-prepared opponent who is more than happy to roll out his pet line. John Watson and Eric Schiller provide club-players with... More Info

Liquidation on the Chess Board

New In Chess,Csi | April 7, 2015 | 224 pages
Pawn endings do not arise out of nowhere. Before emerging as endgames with just kings and pawns, they pre-existed in positions that still contained any number of pieces. Isn t it strange, then, that most chess endgame books make it look as if they came out of the blue? Liquidation is the purposeful... More Info

Single

Adams Media | August 6, 2004 | 240 pages
Single is... ...not a condition to be cured...it's just as natural as being part of a couple. Its wisdom is contagious. Its message is powerful. ...a one-of-a-kind book that speaks a universal language to single women everywhere. ...a sometimes funny, sometimes, touching, and always uplifing... More Info

The Great God Pan

CreateSpace | December 28, 2014 | 74 pages
A classic in cosmic horror, Arthur Machen's most famous story is a journey through fear, madness, and the darkest regions of the unknown. A woman is rendered catatonic after a doctor's botched attempt at brain surgery. The surgery, it seems, has opened the woman to a forbidden fold in existence, a... More Info

Shadow of My Father

February 27, 2015 | 592 pages
"John A. Gotti who survived four trials and a parole violation hearing without a guilty verdict, in four years, now takes up his pen to tell the story of his father's unwavering dedication to the street, and how as his son he entered that life and then with his father's permission left the life of... More Info

Abelard

Wiley-Blackwell | May 4, 1999 | 436 pages
Michael Clanchy introduces the reader to medieval life through the experience of Peter Abelard, the master of the Paris schools.  More Info

Unfinished Business

Random House Canada | September 29, 2015 | 224 pages
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Building on Critical Traditions

Thompson Educational Pub | August 23, 2017 | 365 pages
"How might Canadian adult educators be better informed about the overall richness and diversity of their collective practices? How might they promote greater involvement and equity? How can they inform policy-makers and the general public about the rich resources on offer? How can they better... More Info

Editing Canadian English

June 1, 2015 |
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