Non Fiction

Superdove
Why do we see pigeons as lowly urban pests and how did they become such common city dwellers? Courtney Humphries traces the natural history of the pigeon, recounting how these shy birds that once made their homes on the sparse cliffs of sea coasts...

16.10.2015

Don't Be That Guy
Have you ever heard a guy say, “We’re pregnant,” and wanted to hurt him?Do you have a friend who insists a stripper was into him every time you leave a strip club?Do you know a guy who emails you the kind of porn that makes you want to cry...

30.04.2014

Imagine a Woman in Love with Herself
A book about loving yourself deeply and appreciated who you are PAST, present and future. I enjoyed the powerful concepts in the book. The author did a great job directing women in gaining self awareness through guided meditations regarding the...

13.04.2015

Reveille for Radicals
Legendary community organizer Saul Alinsky inspired a generation of activists and politicians with Reveille for Radicals, the original handbook for social change. Alinsky writes both practically and philosophically, never wavering...

29.12.2017

Life is a Miracle
[A] scathing assessment…Berry shows that Wilson's much-celebrated, controversial pleas in Consilience to unify all branches of knowledge is nothing more than a fatuous subordination of religion, art, and everything else that is good to science…Berry...

18.05.2016

Photoreading
When you learn Photoreading you will experience what might sound impossible. You will PhotoRead the written page at rates exceeding a page per second, directing information into the expanded processing capabilities of your brain. There the...

30.03.2013

Eco Amazons
It’s a fact: individuals have the power to change the world. And in an age of rampant environmental devastation, nothing is as vital as saving our planet and the health of its inhabitants. Eco Amazons brings together...

24.07.2014

The Good Rain
This book is one of the most depressing books I've read in a long time. In this book Egan set out to follow in the footsteps of Theodore Winthrop, a 19th century American writer and traveller, who wrote a deailed book about his travels around the...

06.05.2017

The Dead Travel Fast
The Dead Travel Fast is about vampires, death, chickens, fear, things that smell bad, the love of a good woman, and germs… but mostly it's about vampires.The undead are everywhere. They're not just in movies and books, but in...

14.08.2015

A Nurse's Story
The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly...

03.09.2016

Wojna nie ma w sobie nic z kobiety
Wojna nie ma w sobie nic z kobiety była gotowa już w 1983 roku. Dwa lata przeleżała w wydawnictwie. Autorkę oskarżono o "pacyfizm, naturalizm oraz podważanie heroicznego obrazu kobiety radzieckiej". W okresie...

23.10.2014

An Ordinary Man
April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide--Read more about the conflict and the amazing life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda  in this remarkable account Readers who were moved and...

25.06.2017

Mr and Mrs Disraeli
Deep in the archives of the Bodleian Library lies a tattered scrap of paper with newlyweds’ scribbles on it. It is a table, listing the qualities of a couple. One column reads ‘Often says what he does not think’, ‘He does not show his feelings’, ‘He...

03.08.2014

Kings and Queens of England
Amusingly, and hardly surprisingly, this became much more conservative as it got closer to the current day. One author even goes so far as to look back longingly at the golden age of the past when people didn’t get divorced and newspapers didn’t...

27.11.2017

Once Upon a Time
From wicked queens, beautiful princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins to giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors, the characters and images of fairy tales have cast a spell over readers and audiences, both adults and...

09.08.2013

The Code Book
In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives....

18.06.2017

The Extra Mile
The story of the woman who shocked the running world in 2002 when she won the sport's most grueling race--135 miles from Death Valley to Mount Whitney--beating her closest competitor by 5 hours! One year after her astonishing...

01.05.2017

Tudor Women
This volume gives an account of the women both behind the scenes and at the forefront of 16th-century English history, including Mary Tudor, Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, and Henry VIII's six wives. The women of the royal family are the central...

25.01.2016

Assata
On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had...

14.06.2016

Comfortably Numb
Public perceptions of mental health issues have changed dramatically over the last fifteen years, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the rampant overmedication of ordinary Americans. In 2006, 227 million antidepressant prescriptions were...

23.03.2014

Old Masters and Young Geniuses
When in their lives do great artists produce their greatest art? Do they strive for creative perfection throughout decades of painstaking and frustrating experimentation, or do they achieve it confidently and decisively, through meticulous...

11.04.2015

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships
I think I've read most, if not all, of Temple Grandin's books and a lot of her papers too. I did prefer her writing before she became the 'official' voice of autism by autistic people. This book was just so weird. To have social rules...

09.01.2013

Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves
Most of us have a nonstop chorus of criticism in our heads — voices not unlike those of the mean girls lurking in locker rooms of junior high schools everywhere. Amy Ahlers’s witty, wise, and cut-to-the-chase book will give you everything you need...

10.01.2013

I Have Life-Raped, Stabbed & Left for Dead
In this inspiring tale, Alison, the victim of a brutal rape and attempted murder, shares the courage and philosophy that allowed her to turn her tragic experiences into something life-affirming and strong. With bravery and a keen sense of...

23.11.2012

Yemen
Yemen is the dark horse of the Middle East. Every so often it enters the headlines for one alarming reason or another—links with al-Qaeda, kidnapped Westerners, explosive population growth—then sinks into obscurity again. But, as Victoria Clark...

03.02.2016

Don't Even Think About It
A witty, insightful, and groundbreaking take on one of the most urgent questions of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change?Most of us recognize that climate change is real...

11.03.2013

Nine Parts of Desire
With a New AfterwordAs a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic upheaval of resurgent...

14.05.2018

The Program Era
In "The Program Era, " Mark McGurl offers a fundamental reinterpretation of postwar American fiction, asserting that it can be properly understood only in relation to the rise of mass higher education and the creative writing program. McGurl asks...

13.06.2013

The Gringo
Within weeks of arriving as a Peace Corps volunteer in a remote corner of South America, Crawford gets a lot more than he bargained for: a narrow escape from a kidnapping plot hatched by the people he was sent there to help.Then things only...

31.03.2015

Poker Wisdom of a Champion
Learn what it takes to be a great poker player by climbing inside the mind of poker's most famous champion. Fascinating anecdotes and adventures from Doyle's early career playing poker in roadhouses are interspersed with lessons from the champion...

26.02.2016

Dear Me
If you were to write a letter to your 16-year-old self, what would it say? In Dear Me, some of the world's best loved personalities have written just such a letter. Dear Me includes letters from three knights, a handful of Oscar winners, a bevy of...

16.04.2016

The Epic of America
This is what a history book ought to be.In school we were taught all the names and dates that make up an important part of American history. What we missed out on is the story, the adventure of forming a nation.I bought the 1931 edition...

15.03.2014

The Miracle of the Kurds
We’ve all seen the images and heard of the tragic chemical bombings. In this eye opening book, the stories behind those pictures and news reports are explored. We see the spirit of the Kurds and what they want us to know. They deserve to have us...

22.06.2017

Someone Could Get Hurt
A sharp, funny, and heartfelt memoir about fatherhood and the ups and downs of raising a family in modern America No one writes about family quite like Drew Magary. The GQ correspondent and Deadspin...

10.01.2016

We Learn Nothing
In We Learn Nothing, satirical cartoonist Tim Kreider turns his funny, brutally honest eye to the dark truths of the human condition, asking big questions about human-sized problems: What if you survive a brush with death and it doesn’t...

03.10.2012

The Healthy Home
In The Healthy Home, a father and son--Dr. Myron Wentz, well-known microbiologist and founder of the USANA Corporation, and Dave Wentz, CEO of the USANA Corporation--take readers on a tour of a specific home for a look at the surprising...

06.08.2017

The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 6
Nin continues her debate on the use of drugs versus the artist's imagination, portrays many famous people in the arts, and recounts her visits to Sweden, the Brussels World's Fair, Paris, and Venice. "[Nin] looks at life, love, and art with a blend...

18.08.2013

Square Metre Gardening
Adapted from the U.S. bestseller All New Square Foot Gardening, this new edition applies the proven principles of square foot gardening to the European growing environment. The entire book has been converted to the metric system, but the...

21.12.2016

The Spiritual Power of Empathy
Discover your innate empathic abilities with popular author Cyndi Dale as your guide. With this hands-on training course, you'll learn how to comfortably use empathy for better relationships and healing the self and others.The Spiritual...

13.02.2016

Classical Literature
Any list of the six greatest European poets would include Virgil, Aeschylus and Homer. A recent history of philosophy named Aristotle and Plato as two of the world's four greatest philosophers. The greatest historian of all is likely to be...

01.05.2016

The Celtic Book of Days
In Celtic tradition, spirituality is woven into and through the rhythms of daily life. Because the way we observe the unfolding year shapes the way we live, many have adopted the Celtic calendar--strongly linked to natural elements and the...

05.02.2017

He Has Shot the President!
The headline that shocked the nation: President Lincoln Shot by Assassin John Wilkes Booth! One of the most exciting stories in American history told with full color illustrations.The fifth installment in Don Brown's Actual Times series...

27.09.2012

A Mom's Guide to Home Organization
Create a Happy, Clutter-Free Home!Do you dream of having a clutter-free kitchen, organized closet, tidy toy room and stress-free schedule? All of this and more is within your reach when you follow the practical and effective organizing advice in...

01.01.2018

Making the Best Apple Cider
Annie Proulx is the coauthor of the definitive "Cider: Making, using, & enjoying sweet & hard cider". This Storey pamphlet is just like all the rest of them: a very basic, easy to access, introduction. However, it's one of the few I'd...

12.04.2018

A Writer's Diary
2012 Reprint of 1953 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. An invaluable guide to the art and mind of Virginia Woolf, "A Writer's Diary" was collected by her husband from the personal...

06.08.2015

Nail Candy
Nail Candy is a breath of fresh air in the cosmetology book market—it’s sassy, fun, and full of DIY nail art tutorials that anyone can do. It contains more than 100 ideas presented in full-color photographs and cute line-art illustrations...

20.10.2012

Telling Times
An extraordinary achievement, Telling Times reflects the true spirit of the writer as a literary beacon, moral activist, and political visionary.Few writers have been so much at the center of historical events as Nadine...

23.08.2016

Mereu aceeaşi nea şi mereu acelaşi neică
Herta Müller, această autoare atât de neobişnuită, oferă în episoadele biografice care-i alcătuiesc cartea o privire foarte personală asupra scrisului ei, a căutării obstinate a cuvântului...

23.05.2015

Classic Essays on the Culture of Cities
Richard Sennett has explored how individuals and groups make social and cultural sense of material facts -- about the cities in which they live and about the labour they do. He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own...

01.06.2014

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
200th Anniversary EditionIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Harriet Jacobs Writing as Linda Brent “It has been painful to me, in many ways, to recall the dreary years I passed in bondage. I would gladly...

09.04.2017

Long Ago When I Was Young
As I read (auto)biographical material on British children's authors my overwhelming impression is that they all had absolutely miserable, stressful, neglectful childhoods. I wonder if all the happy, close families with siblings who generally play...

29.09.2016

D for Deception
Before Ian Fleming there was Dennis Wheatley. A best-selling spy novelist at the outset of World War II, Wheatley became a master of deception for Great Britain, turning pulp fiction fantasies into real-life espionage. Pulitzer Prize–winning author...

05.09.2014

Toilets, Toasters & Telephones
Who invented the toilet? How did the telephone get its shape? Can a refrigerator or a toaster be art? And what does a chocolate bar melting in the lab coat of a scientist have to do with the invention of the microwave? In this fascinating history of...

22.08.2014

Moving Miss Peggy
The story of a family helping their mother to face dementia and learning to love each other again in the process.“I am not ever going to get to go home, am I?," she said one day. This is the story of moving Miss Peggy to a new place to live,...

08.05.2017

Instyle
Updated with hundreds of new photos and ideas, this resource shows how to develop true personal style that is always uncomplicated and flattering. The guide is the perfect personal fashion companion.

13.10.2017

The Deal Maker
It was ok, you know? David McCullough it ain't, although having Nelson Runger be the narrator helps. In some parts I wasn't sure who the book was talking about, and sometimes it jumped forward and backward through history, and I prefer books that...

29.08.2013

How I Paid 8 for 170 Worth of Groceries Confessions
Have you ever handed over $8 to the check out clerk for $170 worth of groceries at the local supermarket?I have. The clerk had to call in the manager, he came down and examined every single item on the receipt but in the end he confirmed...

09.06.2016

Don Aslett's Clutter Free!
I preferred "Not For Packrats Only." Clutter Free was more of the same, lots of anecdotes, etc. I bought these books to help me de-junk, as I tend to be neatness challenged. While all of the stories were entertaining, they weren't very progressive...

26.09.2016

100 Reasons to Run...Now!
Additionally each page in this book offers a different kind of inspiration: to start the workout, push through challenges, set personal records, or simply avoid putting "zero" in the training journal for the day. Each day, the reader can first pick...

12.08.2017

Confederacy of Silence
When Richard Rubin, fresh out of the Ivy League, accepts a job at a daily newspaper in the old Delta town of Greenwood, Mississippi, he is thrust into a place as different from his hometown of New York as any in the country. Yet to his surprise, he...

23.12.2017

All Dressed in White
A sparkling and keenly observed social history of a ritual, an industry, and a subculture--the American wedding. Everybody loves a wedding, and in All Dressed in White Carol McD. Wallace celebrates the delicious history and the eternal allure of our...

07.09.2017

Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends
Rebecca Primus was the daughter of a prominent black Connecticut family who was sent south during Reconstruction by the Hartford Freedmen's Aid Society to teach newly freed slaves. Addie Brown was a domestic servant in Connecticut and New York...

26.03.2016

The Maldive Mystery
Thor Heyerdahl is one of the people whose lives I would have liked to have lived. A famous writer and adventure explorer, Heyerdahl from Norway became noted in the 1940s with his experiment of sailing from Peru to Polynesia in a balsa wood and reed...

06.08.2013

100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
With special stories and experiences from fans and memorable moments about past and present players and coaches, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Blackhawks fan should know. It contains crucial...

18.04.2013

Henry
How and why did Henry VIII turn from a glamorous Renaissance prince into this country's greatest tyrant? David Starkey's magesterial concluding biography, published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Henry's accession to the throne, tells...

12.11.2012

Three Cups of Tea
This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new...

23.06.2018

Relic Quest
I got a signed copy from Robert Cornuke because I went on a trip with him to Egypt and Ethiopia. It was fun! I got to meet some of the people that were talked about in the book. Of course I also got to see many of the places described. I liked...

23.02.2016

The Great Lakes
Ever since French explorer Samuel de Champlain's first taste of what he called "la mer douce"—the freshwater sea—the Great Lakes have been admired, exploited, and renewed. This vast region is a study in contrasts: a hub of...

28.01.2014

The Collected Essays and Occasional Writings of Katherine Anne Porter
Katherine Anne Porter 1890-1980 It is my hope that the reader will find this collection of papers written throughout my thirty years as published writer, the shape, direction, and connective tissue of a continuous, central...

24.12.2016

Green Babies, Sage Moms
From the trailblazing founder of Green Babies organic clothing comes the very first guide for new mothers in raising a "green" family-and doing it simply and inexpensively. Filled with necessary and convenient advice that takes the reader from the...

04.05.2013

Who Turned Out the Lights?
From the editors of PublicAgenda.org, an entertaining, irreverent, and absolutely essential nonpartisan guide to the energy crisisEnergy: It's a problem that never goes away (despite our best efforts as a nation to...

04.02.2014

Diario notturno
Nessun libro come il Diario notturno (1956) riesce a contenere in sé - finemente distillata nella sostanza e nella forma - l'intera opera di Ennio Flaiano. Vi ritroviamo infatti tutti i contenuti primari del suo modo di essere,...

10.03.2015

Worst Journey in the World
As Apsley Cherry-Garrard states in his introduction to the harrowing story of the Scott expedition to the South Pole, "Polar Exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time which has been devised." Cherry-Garrard's...

05.01.2013

Tears of Longing
Enka, a sentimental ballad genre, epitomizes for many the nihonjin no kokoro (heart/soul of Japanese), and to older members of the Japanese public this music evokes a direct connection to the traditional roots of Japaneseness.

09.10.2014

The Encyclopedia of Amazons
A unique and comprehensive encyclopedia of more than 1,000 valiant female combatants who have appeared in history, mythology, and literature from the dawn of history to the present day."An excellent piece of scholarly detective work...offers...

26.04.2015

The Black Book of Hollywood Beauty Secrets
“We just asked the movie stars how they did it. What did they use? How often? Where did they get it? How can we do it, too? And they told us. We couldn’t believe it either.” Kym Douglas, host of the upcoming Lifetime makeover show...

19.12.2014

Google Analytics
Get the most out of the free Google Analytics service--and get more customersGoogle Analytics allows you to discover vital information about how end users interact with their Web sites by collecting vital data and providing tools to analyze it, with...

16.02.2018

Designer's Guide to Creating Charts and Diagrams
Written by the Deputy Art Director of Time magazine, this book shows how to analyze an assignment, extract relevant information from a mass of details, and determine which type of chart is most appropriate for different kinds of material.

02.04.2016

Rock Around the Bloc
In February 1987, Mikhail and Raisa Gorbachev personally received Yoko Ono in Moscow. In a surprising revelation, Raisa declared that she and her husband were fans of John Lennon. While Raisa sang lyrics from a Lennon song, the Soviet leader...

19.01.2018

The Home Team
What could be more Canadian than a father and son strapping on their skates and hitting a frozen creek for a game of hockey? Roy MacGregor explores this familiar scene in The Home Team, a book that looks not only at the game of hockey, but...

20.11.2012

Under One Roof Again
In our challenging economy, family members are joining forces in record numbers—recent college grads (80% in 2009) return home, parents move in with their adult children, and adult children (and grandchildren) return to live with parents. ...

13.07.2017

Two More Sleeps
This is the heart-breaking tale of Angell, a young girl desperately loved but inadequately cared for by her troubled mother Nicki.Abandoned and left barely clothed beneath a park bench on a freezing cold day in winter, the bewildered child...

08.07.2015

Tim Burton
Tim Burton is one of the most popular and innovative creative forces working in Hollywood today. From his first films as a cinema obsessed adolescent to his most recent Hollywood blockbusters like Sweeney Todd and Alice in...

17.12.2015

Boulevard of Dreams
Stretching over four miles through the center of the West Bronx, the Grand Boulevard and Concourse, known simply as the Grand Concourse, has gracefully served as silent witness to the changing face of the Bronx, and New York City, for a century....

22.06.2018

The Healing Power of Pets
From Dr. Marty Becker, co-author of the bestsellers Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Cat and Dog Lover's Soul comes a ground-breaking new book that reveals the stirring stories and medical miracles...

18.09.2013

The Voice of Asia
A provocative dialogue, transcribed from meetings and written exchanges between Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Japanese politician-author Shintaro Ishihara, The Voice of Asia gives unprecedented insight into what Ishihara calls "the paramount...

17.06.2013

Extreme Waves
This is a very readable book with lots of data and references. I never realized how many ships sink each year, and what the causes actually are. Excellent treatment of many different aspects of waves and their effect on the maritime industry. ...

28.09.2014

Love in a World of Sorrow
Important as both a family history and more broadly, as a contribution to the Holocaust record, this memoir, unflinchingly told more that four decades after it occured, details what can happen in the most extreme and dire of human circumstances....

09.06.2016

Eric Voegelin
Few political philosophers of the twentieth century can lay claim to as much original brilliance as can Eric Voegelin (1901-1985), the Austrian-born philosopher who after fleeing the Nazis taught for most of his career at Louisiana State...

18.06.2013

Endurance
The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, defined heroism. Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over...

26.06.2016

Bohemia
This book, in the grand tradition of Hemingway's A Moveable Feast, looks at the extraordinary world of ideas known as Bohemia. It takes the reader to a party on the Rive Gauche of 1950s Paris to meet William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, to sit in a...

30.11.2016

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
A comprehensive overview of the film industry in Hollywood today, Contemporary Hollywood Cinema brings together leading international cinema scholars to explore the technology, institutions, film makers and movies of contemporary American film...

22.08.2013

When You and I Were Young, Whitefish
"[When You and I Were Young, Whitefish is] a lighthearted look into the life of a growing Western town in the early twentieth century. These fresh, jaunty tales of youth radiate good humor." -American West

30.11.2012

Een land van waan en wijs
Lange tijd waren jeugdboeken vooral een middel in de opvoeding: schoolboeken, heiligenverhalen en kinderbijbels zetten de toon, met soms een vrolijk verhaaltje tussendoor, op een centsprent. Hoe anders is dat nu: de jeugdliteratuur van vandaag biedt...

15.11.2017

Losing Malcolm
One autumn morning Carol Henderson was a new mother recovering in the hospital and cradling a baby the doctor declared perfect. Within days of delivery, the new mother's peaceful world disintegrated into a nightmare of hospitals, tubes, EKG's, and...

22.07.2016

The Body
A comprehensive descriptive reference, without illustrations, on the human body. Topics include evolution, race, poplulation, the male, the female, fertility, contraception, marraige, pregnancy, pre-birth, birth, lactation, twins and abnormalities,...

15.04.2017

Words Wound
Cyberbullying among teens happens every day. Harsh words and damaging photos exchanged through texts, email, or social media can result in humiliation, broken friendships, punishment at school, and even legal prosecution. In some cases, online...

13.09.2017

Systems Analysis & Design Methods [with project cases CD]
This edition continues to react to changes and expected changes in the information technology domain including Year 2000 (Y2K) compatibility,client/server computing,the Internet,intranets,and extranets. Finally,there are exciting systems analysis...

14.07.2017

Cleaning Up Litter
This series introduces very young children to the concept of caring for the environment in an attractive and accessible way. Based on children's real-life experiences, the books focus on things children can do to help the environment and keep the...

20.02.2013