Set sail for the read of your life ! Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of their beginning, with Master and Commander, these evocative stories are being re-issued in paperback with smart new livery. M... read more
Over the course of more than fifteen years, architect and critic Michael Sorkin has taken an almost daily twenty-minute walk from his apartment near Washington Square in New York's Greenwich Village to his architecture studio further downtown in Tribeca. This walk has afforded abundant opportunities for Sorkin to reflect on t... read more
After countless trials and an epic struggle for survival, the bears have reached the fabled last great wilderness. Prey is abundant, and people are scarce. Can the bears finally live in peace? Though the ice pulls Kallik, and the trees call to Lusa, it is Toklo who strikes out on his own, trying to exist in isolation as a ful... read more
What did women who were attracted to other women do before our open, accepting and politically correct age? Were women brave enough to express their love for one another, either emotionally or physically? Did our ancestors ever indulge in 'illicit' sex? Or did their God-fearing mindset cause them to suppress their less than a... read more
Featuring several mass-murdering authors, two fraternal writers at the head of a football-hooligan ring and a poet who crafts his lines in the air with sky writing, "Nazi Literature in the Americas" details the lives of a rich cast of characters from one of the most extraordinarily fecund imaginations in world literature. Wri... read more
A private banking dynasty has hidden a terrible secret since a family member escaped the Titanic. Edie Quentance is the ugly duckling in a family of charming conformists. For generations, Quentance Bank has managed the wealth of its rich and aristocratic clients, and when Edie is pushed into joining the family bank, she fi... read more
|Author:||Max Allan Collins|
The third novel based on the hit CBS series. The remains of three young girls are discovered in shallow graves in the woods of Minnesota. The cause of death is determined as barbiturate poisoning. BAU profiler David Rossi learns the girls had disappeared ten years ago from different parts of Georgia. Original.
This work is based on the posture and flexibility classes the author has run for many years at the Australian National University Union. It explains the importance and fun of stretching, and provides a consistent programme to increase flexibility and improve posture.
Two healthy kits have just been born in RiverClan - Oakkit and Stormkit. The whole Clan rejoices, and no cat is more pleased than their mother, who immediately recognizes her kits' innate skill and bravery. But when tragedy befalls Stormkit and he is permanently disfigured, his mother renames him Crookedkit and casts him as... read more
The actress shares details about growing up with her late alcoholic mother and overbearing father, her volatile marriage to John McEnroe, her battle with drug addiction, and her experiences with fellow celebrities and sports figures.
Half-brothers and blood enemies, Manfred De La Rey and Shasa Courtney are caught up in an age-old and savage war to seize the sword of power in their land.
|Author:||Christine Wilding, Aileen Milne|
|Series:||Teach Yourself - General|
Understand CBT is the best-selling guide to this hugely successful therapeutic model. It will give you a solid grounding in all the key ideas and techniques, as well as showing you how they can be applied in practice. Whether you need to get to grips with the essentials for a course, or just want to apply these proven techniq... read more
"A skin-blistering crime novel, as edgy and black as dried blood on a moonlit night."--Robert Crais Elizabeth Hand's writing honors include the Shirley Jackson Award, the James Tiptree Award, the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and many others. Now, this uniquely gifted storyteller... read more
|Author:||D V Perrott|
|Series:||Teach Yourself: Reference|
With more than 14,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, this dictionary helps you understand what the people of East Africa are really saying Don't be intimidated by Swahili! "Essential Swahili Dictionary" contains the most frequently used Swahili words and reflects contemporary usage of the language. In... read more
Set on board the "QE2", and in New York and Liverpool, this story welds together sex and sciencee into a celebration of love in all its frailty, confusion and excess. Jeanette Winterson is the author of "Oranges Isn't the Only Fruit" and a collection of essays, "Art Objects".
|Author:||R A Montgomery|
|Series:||Choose Your Own Adventure (Paperback/Revised)|
DID THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS REALLY EXIST? OR IS IT JUST A MYTH? You are a highly experienced deep sea explorer. But you search for the lost continent of Atlantis is the trip of a lifetime. It will be the most challenging and dangerous mission of your career. Many unknowns will test your courage, abilities, strengths, and ju... read more
Whether buying gem-set jewellery or loose stones, you will be faced with a colorful array of beauty and value. With such a wide choice - from amethyst to zircon which should you choose? What is it worth, and how do you even know it is real?
All that glitters is not gold, as they say, and all that sparkles is not diamond... read more
|Author:||William S. Burroughs|
'Junk is not, like alcohol or weed, a means to increased enjoyment of life. Junk is not a kick. It is a way of life' William Burroughs, legendary drug addict, founder member of the Beats and author of "Naked Lunch", relates with unflinching realism the addict's life: from initial heroin bliss to an unabated hunger for the nee... read more