Dare to Wear Crochet in More Ways Than One Convertible Crochet is a brand new way to think about crochet fashion, exploded lace motifs, and flattering silhouettes. Award-winning designer Doris Chan helps you get more out of crochet with these endlessly adaptable patterns and techniques that can ..
This book guides student researchers through the different stages of small-scale or practitioner research, a common component of study for students training to work in the lifelong learning sector. The authors look at the entire research journey, from planning a research topic and framing research q..
Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and Stevenson, the adventure of Magellan and Cook, and the scientific wonder of Darwin and Wallace.Drawn to..
Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award Gathered here is a half century's magnificent work by the former poet laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner whose haunting and exemplary style has influenced an entire generation of American poets.Beginning with the limited-edition volume..
New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy.The State of Jones is a true story about the Sout..
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017ROUGH TRADE BOOK OF THE MONTHLRB BOOK OF THE WEEKCAUGHT BY THE RIVER BOOK OF THE MONTHSHORTLISTED FOR THE COLLYER BRISTOW PRIZE This Is Memorial Device, the debut novel by David Keenan, is a love letter to the small towns of Lanarkshire in the west of Scotla..
A case for literary critics and other humanists to stop wallowing in their aestheticized helplessness and instead turn to poetry, comedy, and love.Literary criticism is an agent of despair, and its poster child is Walter Benjamin. Critics have spent decades stewing in his melancholy. What if instead..
He Used A Hand Saw. . .On Valentine's Day 2007, in a suburb of Detroit, stay-at-home dad Stephen Grant filed a missing person's report with the local sheriff. Grant's wife Tara had disappeared five days earlier. He'd been searching for her ever since--or so he claimed. He Started With Her Hands. . ...
This National Book Awardwinning novel of power, libido, and morality is ';a powerful and profoundly disturbing book' (The New York Times). First published in 1968, Jerzy Kosinski's classic vision of moral and sexual estrangement captured the deviant undercurrents of the era's politics and culture. ..
In 1930, dancer and choreographer Martha Graham proclaimed the arrival of "e;dance as an art of and from America."e; Dancers such as Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Katherine Dunham, and Helen Tamiris joined Graham in creating a new form of dance, and, like other modernists, they experimented wit..
Reconstruction Fiction: Housing and Realist Literature in Postwar Britain by Paula Derdiger assesses the impact of World War II and the welfare state on literary fiction by focusing on one of the defining issues of the postwar period: housing. Through compelling close readings and lively histor..
A good poem is, to borrow from Wallace Stevens, a "e;poem of the mind in the act of finding / What will suffice"e; ("e;Of Modern Poetry"e;), a poem of the mind that both thinks and feels Acts of Mind grew out of interviews conducted by the author for Poetry Miscellany. The aim o..
World War I is widely considered "e;the Great War"e; and World War II, "e;the Good War."e; Janis Stout thinks of them as two parts of a whole that continues to engage historians and literary scholars searching for an understanding of both the actual war experiences and the modern cul..
Dramatic accounts of every University of Alabama National Championship football season recounted by noted sports writers, players, and Alabamians.Dating back to 1925, when Wallace Wade coached the Crimson Tide to an undefeated season and earned a spot in the Rose Bowl, the driving goal of every Univ..
The search for belief and meaning among nineteenth-century intellectuals The nineteenth century's explosion of scientific theories and new technologies undermined many deep-seated beliefs that had long formed the basis of Western society, making it impossible for many to retain the unconditiona..
The Old Priest is a book of transformations. From the cigar-smoke-and-mirrors world of casino life, to the collection's title character morphing into a goat-man before the narrator's eyes, to a family drama upended by a miniature dinosaur in the backyard, Anthony Wallace writes about life-changing e..
Seven years ago, energy analyst Mark Wallace's twelve-year-old son disappeared. Mark never stopped searching for him, but there has been no lead, no motive, no trace... Until today.But today Mark has also been handed clandestine data on Saudi oil reserves and a Russian oil pipeline has been destroye..
Every letter contains a miniature story, and here are some of the greatest. From Oscar Wilde's unconventional method of using the mail to cycling enthusiast Reginald Bray's quest to post himself, Simon Garfield uncovers a host of stories that capture the enchantment of this irreplaceable art (with a..
A young woman, Natalie Meadows, jumps from Blackfriars Bridge, escaping from the horror she has just witnessed. But she is rescued and feels duty-bound to find out who murdered her best friend, the music hall star Nellie Warwick, and why. Natalie reinvents herself as Flora Thorne and finds a positi..
THE GOSSIP GURU has some shocking news: devout Wallace Hamilton, head of rival newspaper the Davis Landing Dispatch, is not Jeremy Hamilton's father! Word is, his wife was already pregnant when they wed and now that Jeremy has learned the truth, he's quit. Who'll run the company while Wallace is in ..
A Scottish highlander must rescue the woman who broke his heart in this historical romance for fans of Diana Gabaldon.Trusting Her Was UnthinkableLady Isabel Adair is the last woman Sir Duncan MacGruder wants to see again, much less be obliged to save. Three years ago, Isabel broke their engagement ..
My name is Nathan Carter. Let me say that even though this story does not concern me - not directly anyway - I feel an obligation to tell it, because it was told to me, and it is the type of story that needs to be told...So begins this powerful tale of love, loss and redemption, drawing us into the ..
Was Western civilization founded by ancient Egyptians and Phoenicians? Can the ancient Egyptians usefully be called black? Did the ancient Greeks borrow religion, science, and philosophy from the Egyptians and Phoenicians? Have scholars ignored the Afroasiatic roots of Western civilization as a r..
This anthology of twenty-two short stories by contemporary North Carolina writers, selected by Gingher, the longtime book review editor of the Greensboro News and Record, is a testament to the vitality of the literary tradition of the state. Contributors include Alice Adams, Maya Angelou, Doris Bett..
Bergsonian "e;vitalism"e; challenged the dominance of Spencerian determinism in the early twentieth century and seemed to offer a new foundation for belief in human freedom and individual possibility. Quirk traces the impact of Bergsonism upon the American sensibility and shows how individua..
MIRANDA MARTIN-MOMMY?Beautiful and popular, Miranda Martin had the type of exciting, whirlwind existence that any single woman would envy. But when her two young nephews were unceremoniously deposited on her doorstep, her life took a turn toward the domestic-and fast!Fortunately, Miranda had a relia..
In the dead of night, there's a knock on the door at Haven, an inner-city youth center in St. Louis.A refugee family-scared, tired and hungry-seeks shelter. Fresh back from Afghanistan, former marine sergeant Joshua Duff takes on the mission. He recruits aid worker Liz Wallace, but she has questions..
"e;A uniquely memorable and inspiring gift for animal lovers around the world!"e;- Doris Day "e;This book is a loving tribute to all creatures, great and small."e; -Tippi HedrenThe French poet, Theophile Gautier once asked, "e;Who can believe that there is no soul behind those lu..
'Life provides infinite shades of light and dark...' Victoria Hislop, bestselling author and champion of the short story, has chosen her favourite short stories by women writers. Here are prizewinners, famous wits, well-known feminists, national treasures and rising stars. All the stories in this vo..
'Love is, of course, a central preoccupation of literature...' Victoria Hislop, bestselling author and champion of the short story, has chosen her favourite short stories by women writers. Here are prizewinners, famous wits, well-known feminists, national treasures and rising stars. Love is represen..
Fantastic - a ripping yarn. If you know the hospitality industry, you'll recognise the places, the food, the characters, but not only that, it's a love story, too' Gregg Wallace'A great read' Matt HaigWelcome to the worst day of Chef Charlie Sheridan's life, the day he's about to lose his two great ..
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New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers a heart-pounding thriller that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene in this Alexandra Cooper novel.New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Yet high fashion m..
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adv..
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