A ';hilarious and addictive' novel about a grandmother who just wants to be left alone, from the author ofStarting Out in the Evening(San Francisco Chronicle). Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, theSan Francisco Chronicle, Salon, and The Millions, and a Best Fiction Book of the Year by theChristi..
Imaginative fiction from Neil Gaiman, Karen Russell, Daniel H. Wilson, and more, selected by New York Times-bestselling author Joe Hill.Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Will..
';For language lovers, this book, with all its verbal tangles and wit, is sure to, in its own words, ';pass mustard'' (Poets & Writers). Inspired by Daniel Menaker's tenure at the New Yorker, this collection of comical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English comes with com..
A New York Times Notable Book: A psychologist's ';gripping and thought-provoking' look at how and why our brains sometimes fail us (Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works). In this intriguing study, Harvard psychologist Daniel L.Schacter explores the memory miscues that occur in everyday life,..
It's Christmas Eve, 2017. A philosophy professor is on her way to celebrate with her family when she is hauled out of a taxi and bundled into an interrogation room. Opposite her, the senior officer is cynical, smart and relentless. Incriminating evidence has been found against her. Or has it? Is a t..
A leading expert in animal behavior takes us into the wild to better understand and manage our fears.Fear, honed by millions of years of natural selection, kept our ancestors alive. Whether by slithering away, curling up in a ball, or standing still in the presence of a predator, humans and other an..
A richly illustrated, captivating study of army ants, nature's preeminent social hunters.A swarm raid is one of nature's great spectacles. In tropical rainforests around the world, army ants march in groups by the thousands to overwhelm large solitary invertebrates, along with nests of termites, was..
A history of Harvard Law School in the twentieth century, focusing on the school's precipitous decline prior to 1945 and its dramatic postwar resurgence amid national crises and internal discord.By the late nineteenth century, Harvard Law School had transformed legal education and become the preemin..
Tracing the global trade and trafficking in animals that supplied U.S. zoos, Daniel Bender shows how Americans learned to view faraway places through the lens of exotic creatures on display. He recounts the public's conflicted relationship with zoos, decried as prisons by activists even as they rema..
';Remarkable . . . This isn't your ordinary coming-of-age novel, but with his bone-cutting insights into these men and the region that bred them, Joy makes it an extraordinarily intimate experience.'Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review"e;Lyrical, propulsive, dark and compelling. Joy..
In this inspiring memoir backed by pioneering research, Janice Kaplan spends a year living gratefully and gains a fresh outlook that transforms her marriage, family life, work, health, and every day experience. On New Year's Eve, journalist and former Parade editor in chief Janice Kaplan makes a pro..
Use digital branding to enhance your online identity and learn how to plan, analyze, optimize and measure the tangible results of your digital brand campaigns, with this second edition of the bestselling book by Daniel Rowles - a respected CIM fellow, course leader, and industry thought leader. Idea..
Daniel Retallick has grown to manhood during the years of flood tide in the chronicles of Africa. The son of Josh and Miriam Retallick, he settles with his wife and children on a homestead in a valley of Matabeleland.But the years are the 1880s, and the Matabele impis are advancing with their singi..
One thing rules Daniel's life: voyeurism. A desire far too strong to be denied, despite all the guilt it brings him. He knows the risks and is determined to give up his filthy habits. But when he finds himself as landlord to four voluptuous young female students the opportunities for peeping are far..
Sometimes the best fix for a lacklustre life is a road trip to Vegas. Amity's music career is going nowhere, her temporary job has slammed to a halt, and her vintage convertible Thunderbird is starting to look like her next address.When her stepsister Heather calls her from Nevada, begging for a rid..
Meet three sexy men who individually are Ready, Willing, and Able to go the distance--and together, are unstoppable. . . Josie McCall left her dad's mercenary school for a normal job in computers. But now that someone has torched the school and her dad is MIA, Josie's going to use every bit of her t..
From the acclaimed author of Prayers and Lies and The Sometimes Daughter comes an emotional, compelling, and ultimately uplifting novel that explores the fragility and resilience of love--and the decisions, large and small, that determine not just who we are, but who we want to be.Corrie Phillips ha..
From the acclaimed author of Not Quite a Bride comes a romantic new novel about a woman with a plan--for love, life, marriage, and motherhood--and how one phone call upends it all. When Elizabeth Castle's handsome Beverly Hills boyfriend Daniel McCafferty proposes, she feels like all her hard work h..
Johnstone Justice. What America needs now. Bestselling authors William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone celebrate a legend of the American West-and the weapon that shaped a nation's destiny . . . As a teenager, John McMasters won the Medal of Honor as a sniper for the Union Army during the Civil War...
From the author of The Master and Margarita, these semiautobiographical stories chronicle the darkly comic adventures of a physician in rural 1917 Russia. Fresh from medical school in the winter of 1917, the young Dr. Bomgard assumes the role of the only doctor in a provincial Russian hospital. Dea..
The inspiration for the major motion picture starring Daniel Craig: a high-octane crime novel set in the dangerous London underworld of the 1990s. Kingpins, dealers, rival gangs, false allegiances, bad faith, and good money. There are many levels to the world of drugs lurking beneath the polished s..
Sparkling and sophisticated, this sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking debut novel tells the story of a very messy, very high-profile divorce and the endearingly cynical young lawyer dragooned into handling it. Twenty-nine-year-old Sophie Diehl is happy toiling away as a criminal law associ..
Are you relentlessly curious and creative, always willing to rock the boat in order to get things done . . . extremely energetic and focused, yet constantly switching gears . . . intensely sensitive, able to intuit subtly charged situations and decipher others' feeling? If these traits sound familia..
They met as children, innocents from two different worlds.And from that moment their lives were fated to be forever entwined. Timothy : Abandoned at birth, he finds a home--and a dazzling career--within the Catholic Church.But the vows he takes cannot protect him from one soul-igniting passion. Dani..
LIVE A LONGER, LEANER, HEALTHIER LIFE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN ZONE! *; Eat to stop weight gain and strip away unwanted fat. *; Reverse diabetes and protect yourself from Alzheimer's. *; Free yourself from inflammation, allergies, and hormonal chaos. *; Enjoy the most delicious, nutritious foods from ..
"e;A Spellbinding Tale Of The Last Days Of The Confederacy."e; --David J. Eicher, author of The Longest Night In the only book to tell the definitive story of Confederate President Jefferson Davis's chase, capture, imprisonment, and release, journalist and Civil War writer Clint Johnson pain..
The Philosophical Library presents the most important thinkers through the ages and their most influential writings THE WISDOM OF GEORGE ELIOT "e;No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence."e;-Romola Virginia Woolf once hailed George Eliot..
Daniel Amen and The Amen Clinics have become widely known and respected across America and internationally via television, print, and the online world reaching millions of viewers and consumers each year. We now have the wonderful opportunity to publish a line of health care books under the Amen Cli..
A thousand unique gravestones cluster around old Presbyterian churches in the piedmont of the two Carolinas and in central Pennsylvania. Most are the vulnerable legacy of three generations of the Bigham family, Scotch Irish stonecutters whose workshop near Charlotte created the earliest surviving ar..
In early Pennsylvania, translation served as a utopian tool creating harmony across linguistic, religious, and ethnic differences. Patrick Erben challenges the long-standing historical myth--first promulgated by Benjamin Franklin--that language diversity posed a threat to communal coherence. He deft..
In this pioneering book Daniel Usner examines the economic and cultural interactions among the Indians, Europeans, and African slaves of colonial Louisiana, including the province of West Florida. Rather than focusing on a single cultural group or on a particular economic activity, this study trace..
Polls tell us that most Americans--whether they earn $20,000 or $200,000 a year--think of themselves as middle class. As this phenomenon suggests, "e;middle class"e; is a category whose definition is not necessarily self-evident. In this book, historian Daniel Walkowitz approaches the questi..
Whether picketing outside abortion clinics, speaking out at school board meetings, or attending anti-death penalty vigils, many Americans have publicly opposed local, state, or federal government policies on the basis of their religious convictions. In The Fracture of Good Order, Jason Bivins examin..
When the Supreme Court declared in 1954 that segregated publicschools were unconstitutional, the highest echelons ofProtestant, Catholic, and Jewish religious organizationsenthusiastically supported the ruling, and black civil rightsworkers expected and actively sought the cooperation of theirwhite ..
The historical separation between Judaism and Christianity is often figured as a clearly defined break of a single entity into two separate religions. Following this model, there would have been one religion known as Judaism before the birth of Christ, which then took on a hybrid identity. Even befo..
As China emerges as a global force in the twenty-first century, questions of how existing great powers will navigate the geopolitical transition loom large. In Fateful Transitions, Daniel M. Kliman revisits historic power shifts to shed light on enduring patterns in international relations, demonstr..
As early modern Europe launched its multiple projects of global empire, it simultaneously embarked on an ambitious program of describing and picturing the world. The shapes and meanings of the extraordinary global images that emerged from this process form the subject of this highly original and ric..
Debates about poverty and inequality in the United States frequently invoke the early twentieth century as a time when new social legislation helped moderate corporate power. But as historian Daniel Amsterdam shows, the relationship between business interests and the development of American governme..
Recent eventsthe Citizens United Supreme Court decision, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and efforts to increase the minimum wage, among othershave driven a tremendous surge of interest in the political power of business. Capital Gains collects some of the most innovative new work in the field. The..
The scribes of early medieval England wrote out their vernacular poems using a format that looks primitive to our eyes because it lacks the familiar visual cues of verse lineation, marks of punctuation, and capital letters. The paradox is that scribes had those tools at their disposal, which they de..
The revolution in digital communications has altered the relationship between citizens and political elites, with important implications for democracy. As new information ecosystems have evolved, as unforeseen examples of their positive and negative consequences have emerged, and as theorizing, data..
A Dan Josselyn Memorial PublicationLamar Archaeology provides a comprehensive and detailed review of our knowledge of the late prehistoric Indian societies in the Southern Appalachian area and its peripheries. These Lamar societies were chiefdom-level groups who built most of the mounds in this larg..
Twenty-three autobiographical articles by noted African American journalist T. Thomas Fortune, comprising a late-life memoir of his childhood in Reconstruction-era Florida T. Thomas Fortune was a leading African American publisher, editor, and journalist of the late nineteenth and early twentie..
The Historian behind the History brings together a collection of valuable interviews with prominent southern historians conducted over the course of a decade by graduate students in the University of Alabama's history program for the journal Southern History. In the interviews, ten notable southern ..
From 1952 to 1981, South Africas apartheid government ran an art school for the training of African art teachers at Indaleni, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal. The Art of Life in South Africa is the story of the students, teachers, art, and politics that circulated through a small school, housed in a ..
General George S. Patton Jr. is one of the most successful yet misunderstood figures in American military history. Despite the many books and articles written about him, none considers in depth how his love of history shaped the course of his life. In this thematic biography, Furman Daniel traces Pa..
1950's Bordeaux. Even now, the Second World War is never far from people's memories, particularly in a city where the scars of collaboration and resistance are more keenly felt than ever. But another war has already begun. A war without a name, far away across the sea, in Algeria, where young men ar..
In 1904, The Book of the Law declared the advent of a new period in the course of human history - The Aeon of Horus or Aeon of the Child. The doctrine codified in The Book of the Law and the numerous other Holy Books known as Thelema revealed Aleister Crowley as the Prophet of the new Aeon. In this ..
In 1904, The Book of the Law declared the advent of a new period in the course of human history - the Aeon of Horus or Aeon of the Child. The doctrine codified in the Book of the Law and numerous other Holy Books, is known as Thelema and Aleister Crowley was revealed as the Prophet of the New Aeon. ..
A millennium and a half ago, supernatural beings signed a treaty to disappear. Over time humans let their existence slip away into stories, myths, legends, fairy tale, fable, and movie plot. Upset with their treatment and tired of hiding, supernaturals started a revolution. Some rise up to take cont..
Q. Why are there almost as many jokes about death as there are about sex? A. Because they both scare the pants off us. Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York Times bestseller Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar. Now they turn their ..
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS.You are standing in a room filled with books, faced with a difficult decision. Suddenly, one with a distinctivecover catches your eye. It is a groundbreaking anthology of short stories from award-winning writers and game-industry titans who have embarked on a qu..
"e;Eloquent, lyrical, and richly textured . . . There is no one quite like [McCrumb] among present-day writers. No one better either."e; -San Diego Union-TribuneWith a career spanning decades, and superlatives from reviewers nationwide--whose bestselling novels have been named Notable Books ..
A deadly fire exposes the dark side of Amish life in A Gathering of Secrets, a harrowing new thriller in the New York Times bestselling series (July 2017) by Linda Castillo.When a historic barn burns to the ground in the middle of the night, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is called in to investigat..
"e;Hits the mark."e;-KirkusAn engaging middle-grade nonfiction narrative of the American Indian soldiers who bravely fought in the Civil War from Sibert Award-winning author Sally M. Walker.More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out ..
At first sight, Alexandra Kingston looked too young to have inherited the running of Moondai cattle station.Overseer Daniel Carson knew she would most likely need all the support he could give her. Daniel combined strength with gentleness - a heady mix for a woman who had learned the hard way how to..
It might have been four years since Detective Daniel Cardenas had last seen Addy Torres, but she'd never been far from his thoughts...or his fantasies.Then, as a vicious stalker's latest target, the stunning recluse needed the relentless protection only Daniel could provide. But the more Addy turned..
Superheroine Risa Remington once had the power to read thoughts and emotions with a stroke of her fingertips.Until a lab accident changed everything. Now Risa has to learn to live in the real world-virgin territory for a girl who's never experienced life, love or sex. CIA agent Daniel MacAlister has..
FALLING FOR AN ENGLISHERWith dreams of marrying an Old Order Amish man, Leah Yoder plans on raising children in the peaceful Delaware community. But when Mennonite missionary Daniel Brown arrives to share his story with their church, Leah is fascinated by him.She spends time with Daniel in a forbidd..
A Fleeting Romance. . .As a naive college co-ed, Rachel Tims realized too late that Daniel Gaines had married her to spite his wealthy family. Although she learned to dress impeccably, speak softly, and smile like a lady, she'd never been accepted as a true Georgia "e;Gaines."e; Now, widowed..