An internationally bestselling fable about a spiritual journey, littered with powerful life lessons that teach us how to abandon consumerism in order to embrace destiny, live life to the full and discover joy. * This inspiring tale is based on the author's own search for life's true purpose, providi..
In the space of just five years, Twice have taken the K-Pop world by storm.
With hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, a sell-out world tour and record-breaking album sales under their belts, Twice have well and truly earned their place in the K-Pop hall of fame. And they’re only just getting s..
Learn the ins and outs of sales techniques with this comprehensive and accessible guide that is the crash course in how to sell anything.Sometimes, it seems like learning a new skill is impossible. But whether you are interested in pursuing a full-times sales career, want to make extra money with ..
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, ..
Charts are best viewed on a tablet.Picking up where Liar's Poker left off (literally, in the bond dealer's desks of Salomon Brothers) the story of Long-Term Capital Management is of a group of elite investors who believed they could beat the market and, like alchemists, create limitless wealth for t..
This one-stop practical guide will show you how to make the most of your digital photos. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour photos and expert advice throughout.Over three billion digital photos are sitting on hard discs in the UK alone - yet the potential they conta..
"e;I would recommend this book for anyone who is anxious about interviews or who wants to improve their interview performance."e;Phoenix, May 2012"e;In a tough market with strong competition for just a handful of roles, you need to be the best on the day. Only careful preparation and ens..
For more than six decades, the term "e;totalitarian"e; was applied to everything from Franco's Spain to Stalin's Soviet Union. One of the most enigmatic and yet compelling ideas of our time, it has been both an almost meaningless political catcall and an indispensable concept for understandi..
Most people fight over something or other and language is usually at the very center of the conflict. Often the way we use language is the cause of the battle. There are many areas in which fighting about language can be observed but civil law cases offer the most fertile examples of this warfare ov..
Runaway slave Sojourner Truth gained fame in the nineteenth century as an abolitionist, feminist, and orator and earned a living partly by selling photographic carte de visite portraits of herself at lectures and by mail. Cartes de visite, similar in format to calling cards, were relatively inexpens..
Pauline Kael, Andrew Sarris, and Roger Ebert were three of America's most revered and widely read film critics, more famous than many of the movies they wrote about. But their remarkable contributions to the burgeoning American film criticism of the 1960s and beyond were deeply influenced by four ea..
Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisa..
Dave Kehr's writing about film has garnered high praise from both readers and fellow critics. Among his admirers are some of his most influential contemporaries. Roger Ebert called Kehr "e;one of the most gifted film critics in America."e; James Naremore thought he was "e;one of the best..
Citizenship is much more than the right to vote. It is a collection of political capacities constantly up for debate. From Socrates to contemporary American politics, the question of what it means to be an authentic citizen is an inherently political one. &nb..
Evan Waller is a monster. He has built a fortune from his willingness to buy and sell anything . . . and anyone. In search of new opportunities, Waller has just begun a new business venture: one that could lead to millions of deaths all over the globe. On Waller's trail is Shaw, the mysterious opera..
Walter Camp made the development of football--indeed, its very creation--his lifelong mission. From his days as a college athlete, Camp's love of the game and dedication to its future put it on the course that would allow it to seize the passions of the nation. Roger R. Tamte tells the engrossing bu..
Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with trader..
In Pedagogy: The Question of Impersonation, authors argue that teaching is a performance that incorporates the personal in acts of "e;im-personation."e; After David Crane's prefatory "e;postscript,"e; George Otte recommends that students pretend, writing from various perspectives; In..
The Go Pointthe moment of truth when you have to say yes or no when its time to get off the fence. Michael Useemthrough dramatic storytellingshows how to master the art and science of being decisive. He places you smack in the middle of people facing their go point, where actionsor lack of themdeter..
Yates is a Futurist.Which is a fancy way of saying he flies around the world, lecturing various conferences, confabs, and conglomerates, dispensing prepackaged bullshit in an attempt to stay just ahead of the latest trend and claim he saw it first. But now Yates has lost faith in the very future th..
This is a dangerous book. Great poetry calls into question not less than everything. It dares us to break free from the safe strategies of the cautious mind. It opens us to pain and joy and delight. It amazes, startles, pierces, and transforms us. It can lead to communion and grace.Through the voice..
SHE CALLED HIM COWBOY. HE CALLED HER PRINCESS. Caitlin Summers has come west for one reason only: to sell the Wyoming ranch that belonged to her late father. But Cloud Ranch isn't hers to sellnot as long as foreman Wade Barclay and his two brothers are majority owners. According to the will, Caitli..
An adventurous rescue set in the time of medieval knights, castles, bandits, and music.Before their father returns to France from the Crusades, daring Alice and musical Roger set off on their own journey: to find their long-lost uncle. But on the way, the siblings are kidnapped and locked in an anci..
Thomas Mistler has always thought himself "e;a happy man, as the world goes."e; A scion of old money, he made his own fortune in advertising and is now poised to sell the company he founded for a fabulous price. But when a medical examination reveals the presence in his liver of a fatal intr..
In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of'60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished ..
A classic and hugely entertaining political novel, the cat-and-mouse story of urban intrigue in Seattle both in 1962, when Seattle hosted the World's Fair, and in 2001, after its transformation in the Microsoft gold rush.Larger than life, Roger Morgan was the mastermind behind the fair that made the..
Stunningly dark, hugely intelligent and thoroughly addictive, Ghostman announces the arrival of an exciting and highly distinctive novelist. When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry, the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from someone who's occasionally called Jac..
School inclusion is a perennially popular yet polemic topic in most countries. This timely book explores what is known about inclusion, highlighting outstanding examples of inclusion to provide a complete overview of successful inclusion.The book concentrates on how to make inclusion work from the ..
Good writing skills are essential for study, but many students find that they struggle to write well. Written especially for health and social care students, this book demystifies academic writing, giving you a better understanding of what good writing looks like, and how to achieve it.Topics covere..
How do you change your luck? Katherine Center's marvelously entertaining and poignant new novel is about choosing to look for happinessand maybe getting lucky enough to find it.Sarah Harper isn't sure if the stupid decisions she sometimes makes are good choices in disguiseor if they're really just s..
NATIONAL BESTSELLERA debut collection of witty, biting essays laced with a surprising warmth, from Jen Mann, the writer behind the popular blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat People I want to punch in the throat: *; anyone who feels the need to bling her washer and dryer *; humblebraggers *; ..
I have observed several hundred salespeople who were taught to use deceptive practices like bait and switch and encouraged to play negotiation games with customers. They were so stressed by this behavior that they suffered from a high incidence of alcohol and substance abuse, divorce, job-jumping, a..
Innovation, claims quality consultant Subir Chowdhury, is part of Americas DNA. No other country in the world matches Americas creative drive and its ability to turn innovative ideas into revolutionary productsfrom antilock brakes and steel-belted radial tires to sophisticated software and microproc..
In this romantic suspense novel from the acclaimed author of Pitch Black, a photographer hoping to launch her career may have thrust herself into danger. Six years ago, tragedy struck, forcing Caroline Rogers to make tough decisions to sell the family farm and put her life on hold to raise her youn..
';An electrifying Victorian ghost story' fromthe International Horror Guild Award-winning author ofThe Asylum(TheSeattle Times). ';Sell the Hall unseen; burn it to the ground and plow the earth with salt, if you will; but never live there . . .' Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by d..
From two leaders in executive education at Harvard Business School, here are the mental habits and proven strategies you need to achieve outstanding results in any negotiation.Whether youve seen it all or are just starting out, Negotiation Genius will dramatically improve your negotiating skills and..
As remarkable as Columbus and the conquistador expeditions, the history of Portuguese exploration is now almost forgotten. But Portugal's navigators cracked the code of the Atlantic winds, launched the expedition of Vasco da Gama to India and beat the Spanish to the spice kingdoms of the East -..
How Hawai'i became an emblem of multiculturalism during its journey to statehood in the mid-twentieth centuryGateway State explores the development of Hawai'i as a model for liberal multiculturalism and a tool of American global power in the era of decolonization. The establishment of Hawai'i stateh..
A new, fully revised edition of Roger Baker's highly regarded book on panic attacks and other fear-related conditions. Baker sets out in clear and concise language a psychological self-help programme for panic sufferers, answering important questions such as: What is a panic attack? What does it fee..
Abigail is having a great time relaxing on a hot and steamy tropical island in Thailand. She tries to stay faithful to her boyfriend back in England, but it isn't easy when a variety of attractive, fun-loving young people want to get into her pants.When Abby's boyfriend, Roger, finds out what's goin..
You think your life is nuts? Since I was sixteen, I've spent time on Death Row, tried to sell my baby sister on the black market, been stranded at the altar (repeatedly), lied about my son's paternity, and fought viciously with just about everybody in town. Well, okay, it wasn't really me--it was my..
From one of today's most compelling writers comes this unforgettable novel set in legendary Harlem, New York--a place brimming with vitality, tarnished glory, and new beginnings. . . Amos Brown knows trouble comes in threes. First off, he's got a notorious West Indian drug lord on his back. Amos isn..
Love is the best treat of all. . .When the owner of Memphis's most mouthwatering bakery, Just Desserts, suddenly dies, pastry chef Quentin Elliott and his brother, office manager Troy Elliott, are distraught. Everett "e;Pop"e; Donovan was more than their boss, he was a beloved mentor. So the..
Named Best New Western Author by True West Magazine.It takes more than a badge to keep the peace in a lawless hellhole like Ring Bit, Texas. It takes guts, grit, gunslinging-and one hell of a woman . . . MEET TENNESSEE SMITH:SHE SHOOTS FROM THE HIP. There aren't many options for an eighteen-year-old..
In this volume, sixteen distinguished scholars address the impact of digital technologies on how anthropologists do fieldwork and on what they study. With nearly three billion Internet users and more than four and a half billion mobile phone owners today, and with an ever-growing array of electronic..
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..
William S. Belko's Philip Pendleton Barbour in Jacksonian America provides the first comprehensive biography of a pivotal yet nearly forgotten statesman who made numerous key contributions to a transformative period of early American history. Barbour, a Virginia lawyer, participated in America'..
Perhaps no topic is more heated, and the sources more tendentious, than that of Civil War prisons and the treatment of prisoners of war (POWs). Partisans of each side, then and now, have vilified the other for maltreatment of their POWs, while seeking to excuse their own distressing record of prison..
A study of Union prisoners in Confederate prisonsIn Captives in Blue, Roger Pickenpaugh examines the ways the Confederate army contended with the growing prison population, the variations in the policies and practices of different Confederate prison camps, the effects these policies and practices ha..
President John F. Kennedy officially dedicated the Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies on September 24, 1963 to further the legacy and activism of conservationist Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946). Pinchot was the first chief of the United States Forest Service, appointed by Theodore Roosevelt in 1..
The poems in What We Did While We Made More Guns investigate the place where economic failure meets a widening acculturation of violence-a kind of Great Acceleration of soul extinction set in this spectacularly uneasy moment in American history. Cutting, comic, sorrowful, at times terrified, at time..
Winner of the 2011 Drue Heinz Literature PrizeShannon Cain's stories chart the treacherous territory of the illicit. They expose the absurdity of our rituals, our definitions of sexuality, and above all, our expectations of happiness and self-fulfillment. Cain's protago..
In 1798-more than five years before he led the epic western journey that would make him and Meriwether Lewis national heroes-William Clark set off by flatboat from his Louisville, Kentucky home with a cargo of tobacco and furs to sell downriver in Spanish New Orleans. He also carried with him a leat..
The Federalist Frontier traces the development of Federalist policies and the Federalist Party in the first three states of the Northwest Territory-Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois-from the nation's first years until the rise of the Second Party System in the 1820s and 1830s. Relying on government record..
Driving Us Insane reveals the presenter of TV's cult motoring series Bottom Gear as he has never been revealed before. Week by week, car by car, stunt by stunt and challenge by challenge, it describes - in forthright, no-holds-barred detail - the events of a year to remember in the life of a legend ..
The Top 10 E-book Hit: over 200,000 copies sold to dateCC is trapped by a job she no longer loves in an unfriendly city. So when her new boyfriend decides it's time to sell up and move to the South of France, she decides in seconds to change her life. After all, who wouldn't pick an azure sea, ap..
Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley--a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there are tornadoes, there are storm chasers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from hobbyists to ..
"e;A little bit X-Files, a little bit Agatha Christie and a whole lotta charming. If you like your mysteries baffling, bizarre and, above all, fun, you're going to love it."e;--Steve Hockensmith, author of Holmes on the Range In this laugh-out-loud-funny mystery, Angus MacGregor and the zany..
Millions of people around the world today spend portions of their lives in online virtual worlds. Second Life is one of the largest of these virtual worlds. The residents of Second Life create communities, buy property and build homes, go to concerts, meet in bars, attend weddings and religious serv..
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller The funny, touching and unpredictable new novel from the 13 million copy internationally bestselling author of A Man Called Ove.'A brilliant and comforting read' MATT HAIG 'Funny, compassionate and wise . . . an absolute joy' A.J. PEARCE, bestselling author ..