Max, a celebrated dancing bear in the Moscow Circus, should have been carefree and contented. But how could Max be happy when his friend Boris was miserable in his hospital job among the grouchy lions and teasing monkeys? True friend that he is, Max resolves that Boris shall have a new and fulfillin..
Known for its glamorous 1970s punk rock scene, New York City matched the grim urban reality of the 1980s with a rawer musical uprising: New York hardcore. As bands of misfits from across the region gravitated to the forgotten frontier of Manhattan's Lower East Side. With a a backdrop of despair, ban..
On 11 September 1939, Max Liebster, a young German Jew, learned first-hand what it meant to be an enemy of the Nazi state. After his arrest, followed by four months of solitary confinement in a Nazi prison, Liebster plummets headlong into the nightmare of the camps. Engulfed in terror and anguish, h..
The first of its kind, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes "poetics statements"--reflections by each ..
Es una historia de como controlar la agrecividad introduciendo un activo progreso de relajaci n muscular y respiraci n profunda.Por Lori Lite Illustrado por Max StasuykA los ni os les gusta relajarse con este ejercicio divertido sabido como relajaci n muscular. Los ni os pueden relacionarse con el p..
When Thomas Edison began wiring New York City with a direct current electricity distribution system in the 1880s, he gave humankind the magic of electric light, heat, and power; in the process, though, he inadvertently opened a Pandora's Box of unimaginable illness and death. Dirty Electricity tells..
An all-new The Secret Life of Pets 2 coloring book with chunky crayons based on the movie The Secret Life of Pets 2, in theaters June 7, 2019! Includes over 50 stickers! Even the youngest fans can enjoy coloring Max, Gidget, and all of the pet co-stars with the four big colorful chunky crayons inclu..
An all-new The Secret Life of Pets 2 full-color leveled reader based on the movie The Secret Life of Pets 2, in theaters June 7, 2019! Includes removable cards featuring kids' favorite characters. Get ready for reading fun with Max, Gidget, and all of the pet co-stars as they go on an all-new journe..
An all-new The Secret Life of Pets 2 full-color picture book based on the movie The Secret Life of Pets 2, in theaters June 7, 2019! Includes punch-out cards and over 30 stickers! Reunite with Max, Gidget, and all of the pet co-stars in this all-new full-color picture book based on The Secret Life o..
An all-new The Secret Life of Pets 2 full-color Little Golden Book based on the movie The Secret Life of Pets 2, in theaters June 7, 2019! Reunite with Max, Gidget, and all of the pet co-stars in this all-new full-color Little Golden Book based on The Secret Life of Pets 2. The Secret Life of Pets 2..
Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name first as an actress in the films of John Waters, and then as an art critic and columnist, a writer of hilarious storie..
This extensively researched book argues that the development of a libertarian culture was an indispensable component of the rise of the West. The roots of the West's superior intellectual and artistic creativity should be traced back to the aristocratic warlike culture of Indo-European speakers. Amo..
Gangsters dealt with in this book include Louis Lepke Buchalter, Benjamin Bugsy Siegel, Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer, Meyer The Little Man Lansky, Chalie King Solomon, Max Boo Boo Hoff and Abner Longy Zwillman...
One of Agatha Christie's finest novels, which has finally been made into a film, adapted by Julian Fellowes and starring Glenn Close, Terence Stamp, Gillian Anderson, Stefanie Martini, Max Irons and Christina Hendricks. `People more often kill those they love, than those they hate...' The Leonides a..
The Shadows of Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating collection of stories featuring detectives, criminal agents and debonair crooks from the golden age of crime fiction: a time when Sherlock Holmes was esconsced in his rooms at 221B Baker Street and London was permanently wreathed in a sinister fog. The..
What if you could learn everything just by eating jellybeans?! Meet the Smartest Kid in the Universe and find out in this fun-packed new series from the Bestselling Author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of Max Einstein!12 year old Jake's middle school is about to be shut dow..
When the animal shelter Brandon volunteers at is too full to take a litter of abandoned puppies, Nikki decides to look after them until the shelter has more room. Simple. There's only one slight problem... her parents won't allow dogs in the house so Nikki has to hide them at home and take them to s..
A companion volume to his bestselling 'Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military history.Featuring the most remarkable cast of commanders the world has ever seen, the dramatic battle for Japan of 1944-45 was acted out across the vast stage of Asia: Imphal and..
The Sunday Times bestseller returns with her most thrilling book yet, An unputdownable read for fans of Into the Water and The Girlfriend."e;Look after your daughter's things. And your daughter..."e;When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn't.The..
The return of the famous shared-world superhero books created and edited by George R. R. Martin, author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series.The American Triad Series#1: Mississippi Roll#2: Low Chicago#3: Texas Hold 'EmWILD CARDS, MEET WILD WESTFollowing World War II, the Earth's population was deva..
Lilian Terry has lived music. As a performer, she has shared the stage with Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone. She cofounded the European Jazz Federation and pioneered jazz education in Italy. Her work as a director-producer of radio and television programs have spread the music by introducing countle..
Desiderata, that world-famous poem that begins, 'Go placidly amid the noise and haste', must be one of the best-loved poems in the English language, revered by many as the ideal philosophy of life. Few people realise that it was written in 1927 by the Indiana poet Max Ehrmann who died in 1945 and wh..
From Philip Kerr, theNew York Timesbestselling author of the Bernie Gunther novels, comes a breathtaking journey of survival in the dark days of WWII in Ukraine, a country that remains tumultuous today. This inspiring tale captures the power of the human spirit and is perfect for fans ofThe Book Thi..
"e;A literary knockout with the loudest of beating hearts."e; John Corey Whaley, Printz Award winner of Where Things Come BackOlivia has spent her whole life struggling to escape her dead mother's shadow. But when her father can't even look at her because Olivia reminds him of her mother, an..
Schnitzler described Reigen, his loose series of sexual sketches, as 'completely unprintable'. The company that first presented them was prosecuted for obscenity in 1921. It was only when Max Ophuls made his famous film in 1950 that the work became better known as La Ronde. Now David Hare has re-set..
In one of his Independent pieces Miles Kington once referred to a volume of Edward Lear's limericks translated into French. Not an easy task, you might think, and in translating Alphonse Allais into English, Miles Kington set himself a similar challenge. He carried it off with panache. As Max Harris..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERParis, 1938. As the shadow of war darkens Europe, democratic forces on the Continent struggle against fascism and communism, while in Spain the war has already begun. Alan Furst, whom Vince Flynn has called ';the most talented espionage novelist of our generation,' now gives..
Fairbrook is a town tailor-made for the holidays, with beautiful old houses dotting quaintly named streets like Sugar Plum Lane and Nutcracker Court. But cash-strapped single mom Carly Westbrook worries about providing a merry Christmas for her boys. Their run-ins with cranky neighbor Max Tolliver, ..
"e;Cutting-Edge Action And Suspense."e; -David MorrellThe first video arrives by email. An unidentifed man. A naked woman. Her scream caught in a freeze-frame. The producers of TV's Crime Seen! can't believe what they're witnessing--an all-out sadist "e;auditioning"e; for a starring ..
New York Times bestselling author Max Allan Collins again brings to life the legacy of crime-writing legend Mickey Spillane in another explosive chapter in this now-classic western saga. Caleb York has a tin star, a blazing gun, and plenty of courage. All he needs is a little luck to deliver big jus..
The third James Maxted thriller from the internationally bestselling author, ';a master of the sly double- and triple-cross' (The Seattle Times). The Treaty of Versailles has finally been signed, officially ending the World War I peace negotiations, and the action shifts east, to Tokyo, where a tea..
A standalone supernatural thriller from the author of the chilling Merrily Watkins Mysteries.For four hundred years, the curfew bell has tolled nightly from the church tower of the small country town, Crybbe's only defence against the evil rising unbidden in its haunted streets. Radio reporter Fay M..
This book introduces readers to the world of ideal types within the readings of Max Weber by giving a theoretical understanding of ideal types, as well as applying the development of ideal types to an array of social policy arenas.The 21st century has seen the development of welfare regime analysis ..
A 2020 Nommo Award FinalistA Book Bub Best SFF Books of the Summer Pick"e;A phantasmagorical picaresque through a lushly realised underworld, populated by a grotesque bestiary of fantastical creatures. . . . This twisty example of the new weird genre examines love, loss and loyalty, packing skil..
Max Ludington has created a stunningly self-assured American road novel that captures the drug induced euphoria and paranoia of a Grateful Dead concert, while simultaneously probing the self-destructive tendencies of its head-strong protagonist.Traveling around the country in his old Volvo following..
In September 1944, the Allies believed that Hitlers army was beaten and expected the bloodshed to end by Christmas. Yet a series of mistakes and setbacks, including the Battle of the Bulge, drastically altered this timetable and led to eight more months of brutal fighting. With Armageddon, the emine..
The eagerly anticipated final volume of the award-winning, definitive biography of Franz KafkaHow did Kafka become Kafka? This eagerly anticipated third and final volume of Reiner Stach's definitive biography of the writer answers that question with more facts and insight than ever before, describin..
The Hacker Ethic takes us on a journey through fundamental questions about life in the information age - a trip of constant surprises, after which our time and our lives can be seen from unexpected perspectives.Nearly a century ago, Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism artic..
Someone is killing and skinning normal humans in Seattle. At first, this news barely causes a ripple in Terminal City, the haven for the transgenic community. They have problems of their own. But as the killings on the outside continue, Joshua comes to Max with his suspicions that the murderer may..
But Glendor the Stealthy Shadow isn't the only danger. Can Max and Lia defeat the beast and find the next element to power Aquora, before Rivet becomes scrap metal?The second thrilling book in Sea Quest Series 7: The Lost Starship. Don't miss the rest of the series:Veloth the Vampire Squid, Mirroc t..
Max won't stop until the crazed computer is defeated, and he gets the final element to save Aquora. But Iris still has her most powerful Robobeast . . . Blistra the Sea Dragon.The last thrilling book in Sea Quest Series 7: The Lost Starship. Don't miss the rest of the series:Veloth the Vampire Squid..
Double trouble surprise! Julia hasn't seen her husband Max for almost a year - but he's just walked through the door looking as breathtaking as ever! Max has come to make things right with his beloved Julia. But he hasn't bargained on meeting two surprise little twin girls...Now Max has two weeks to..
Once accused When Max Savage opens his practice in a remote, seductively beautiful bayou town, he hopes it's the start of a new life. He's got his reputation as a skilled surgeon, his two brothers by his side and a fresh chance. But soon Max discovers he can't escape a past riddled with accusations ..
When it comes to Rachel, Max makes an exception to his take-no-prisoners rule.He'll hold her hostage as his secretary and settle old scores from their brief affair five years ago.Rachel needs Max as a client to keep her employment agency alive. But soon their reignited passion reveals the mystery of..
New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey journeys to the Lone Star state and the Cee Bar Ranch, where the Calders face a new threat to their land and way of life.Quint Echohawk is a lawman, not a rancher, but he's a Calder through and through. And when someone sets out to undermine the Calders..
Jess Haines draws readers deep into the mesmerizing world of the Others--werewolves, vampires, and mages who make their home among humans, and are turning Shiarra Waynest's life upside down. . .Once, New York P.I. Shiarra Waynest's most pressing problem was keeping her agency afloat. Now she's deali..
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart is about to decipher a code from his missing brother, Max, when he's called on a mission to Kenya. Someone has been killing precious African elephants for their tusks. Can Jack find the poachers and stop them before they strike again?..
In 1960, the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task. A team of academics, archivists and volunteers set about tracing WWI veterans and interviewing them at length in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war. The IWM aural archive has become the most important ..
Max and Ben are sent off to stay with a wrinkly old uncle for the weekend - while their mums think it's a real treat for them, the boys are dreading it, so they're super relieved when their naughty gargoyle friends tag along for the ride.But things turn out to be much more fun than they thought. Unc..
MAKE SOME NOISE - Max and Ben are going on a school trip to the library and can't wait to meet Troy Brawn, the coolest spy book author ever. But there's a disaster! Troy doesn't turn up and the boys end up stuck in a super-girly, super-boring talk instead - yuck! Can the Gargoyles do anything to hel..
In 1932, the so-called annus mirabilis of modern physics, a group of scientists gathered in Copenhagen for a week-long conference on the extraordinary new work that was taking place in laboratories across the world; work that would ultimately lead to the development of nuclear weapons and the ensuin..
'They're not going to like me whatever I do . . .'Rain has always lived on the road with her artist mum, Max, in their colourful old bus. She's never been that bothered about fitting in, or about finding the dad she's never known. All that changes when their bus breaks down, they put down roots for ..
Class? It doesn't exist any more, so we're told. We're not supposed to be conscious of subtle class differences. We no longer look down on people because of their accents, their education or the car they drive. Or do we?Lucy Beresford knows her middle-class family thinks she's married beneath her wh..
Detective Max C mara is under pressure. A renowned paella chef has been found dead; the town hall are set on demolishing El Cabanyal, the colourful fisherman's quarter on Valencia's sea-front; an abortionist has been kidnapped and with the Pope due to visit the city, the police are summoned to offer..
First published in 1992 and now available in paperback in three volumes, Paul Rahe's ambitious and provocative book bridges the gap between political theory, comparative history and government, and constitutional prudence. Rahe challenges prevailing interpretations of ancient Greek republicanism, ea..
For a generation, Alan M. Wald's The New York Intellectuals has stood as the authoritative account of an often misunderstood chapter in the history of a celebrated tradition among literary radicals in the United States. His passionate investigation of over half a century of dissident Marxist thought..
Hilbert demonstrates the historical connection between the nineteenth-century theory of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber, in which sociology had its origins, and the ethnomethodological approach articulated in the 1960s by Harold Garfinkel. The author rejects the conventional view that draws radical dis..
A handsome prince + a charming mother-to-be + tabloid gossip = an unforgettable marriage!One night of passion changed Ivy Crosby's life forever. While visiting the island of Lantanya, she met the man of her dreams. And after an evening of seduction and tenderness, she wound up pregnant-and on the fr..
Emma Wright has finally escaped the dangerous man who's controlled her every move for the past six years. Taking her five-year-old son, she has fled across the country-seeking freedom, safety and a fresh start. But Max's father isn't giving them up so easily.Preston Holman understands the lengths a ..
Would She Stand By Her Man...or Suspect him of Murder?Ever since J. D. Garrison had broken her adolescent heart when he'd skipped town years ago, the radio and the supermarket tabloids had been Denver McCallahan's only link to the man who'd become country music's "e;brightest star."e; That i..