Slow Learner: Early Stories

Slow Learner is a compilation of early stories written between 1959 and 1964. before Pynchon achieved recognition as a prominent writer for his 1963 novel. V and containing a revelatory essay on his early influences and writing..

7 Steps to a Safe, Nurturing Nursery

Creating the ultimate healthy. toxin-free environment for your baby -- without stressing out Mom and Dad -- is what this e-book is all about. Full of essential tips and buying guides..

The Idolatry of God

Whether listeners are devout believers or distant seekers. The Idolatry of God shows that we must lay down our certainties and honestly admit our doubts to identify with Jesus. Rollins purposely upsets fundamentalist certainty in order to open listeners up to a more loving..

The Goddess Pose

In The Goddess Pose. New York Times bestselling author Michelle Goldberg traces the life of the incredible woman who brought yoga to the West..

Meteor Showers

Meteor showers are among the most spectacular celestial events that may be observed by the naked eye. and have been the object of fascination throughout human history. In "Meteor Showers: An Annotated Catalog..

The Queen

Celebrate the life of our Queen with these varied depictions on 12 beautiful postcards from every decade of her reign..


Gilbert's debut collection of short stories is remarkable for its breadth. range of setting. and subject matter. Each world her characters inhabit is authentic and fully realized. embracing the fabulous and bizarre with similar enthusiasm..

Restless Cities

The metropolis is a site of endless making and unmaking. From the attempt to imagine a city-symphony to the cinematic tradition that runs from Walter Ruttmann to Terence Davies. "Restless Cities" traces the idiosyncratic character of the metropolitan city from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first-century megalopolis..

El Sindrome de Prader-Willi [Spanish]

En los ultimos anos se han logrado grandes avances en la investigacion sobre el sindrome y sus formas de tratamiento. lo que llevo a que la calidad de vida de los afectados por SPW haya mejoradoo sustancialmente..

Killer Faggots

Who would have guessed that those sweet. sexy boy next door types are actually serial killers. Certainly none of their victims. This anthology contains six stories on the theme of serial killers. Best Buddies: Aiden and Sonny- straight buddies with a penchant for porn..

Your Economical Survival Bible

The government is only a necessary parasite needed to protect the whole society. Government has the power and the big guns and many times takes over and run the whole show..

Clear Body Clear Mind

Street drugs. medical drugs. and other toxic substances are part of reality around us. We are exposed to toxic substances one way or another. These have an effect on our mind and leave residuals in our body..

Erlosendes Lachen

Humor. both ubiquitous and contextual. is a very specific and thus fragile element of the expression of human thought. In this volume. Peter L. Berger examines the nature of the comical and its relationship to other human experiences..

Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana

"Learning Hiragana and Katakana" is a systematic and comprehensive Japanese workbook that is perfect for self study or in a classroom setting. Written Japanese combines three different types of characters: the Chinese characters known as kanji..

Flying Saucers Over the White House

Flying Saucers Over the White House is the story of Captain Edward J. Ruppelt. a US Air Force officer who researched UFO sightings in the 1950s and made a concentrated effort to convince the United States Air Force that UFOs exist..

Kustom Kulture

Car culture - pinstriping. customising and cartooning - is nearly synonymous with Southern California culture. Kustom Kulture tells the story of the revved-up legends of the custom car cult of the 1950s..

The Magic Pear Tree

Shen doesn't like to share anything - especially not his yummy pears. Can a hungry beggar teach him a little kindness. The Chinese folktale retold for beginner readers developing reading stamina through simple..

The Routledge Companion to Philanthropy

Philanthropy - the use of private resources for public purposes - is undergoing a transformation. both in practice and as an emerging field of study. Expectations of what philanthropy can achieve have risen significantly in recent years..

Health Inequality

In the last decade. there has been an explosion of academic interest in health inequality. Although it is seldom stated explicitly. research into this area is inexorably tied to questions of morality and ethics..

Dreaming Up : A Celebration of Building

A collection of illustrations. concrete poetry. and photographs that shows how young children s constructions. created as they play. are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world..

Signed by Zelda

An 11-year-old aspiring handwriting analyst. a solitary boy. and a talking pigeon solve the mystery of Nicky's missing grandmother..

The Great Barrier Reef with Code

The spectacular Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world. It is located off the coast of Australia. one of the most southerly continents on Earth..

Lord of the Vampires

After the death of his half brother. Stefan. at the hands of Vlad Tsepesh--also known as Dracula--and after the destruction of his vampire father. Arkady. also at the hands of Vlad..

The Queen's Jewels

Jessica Fletcher is aboard the legendary "Queen Mary II" for a transatlantic voyage. but it looks as though a deadly mystery involving a valuable diamond and its murdered owner has followed her up the gangplank..

Families, Relationships and Intimate Life

Families. Relationships and Intimate Life. Second Edition is a thorough exploration of the controversies. contradictions and broad patterns that characterize contemporary relationships and families..

Dog on It

Chet might have flunked out of police school ("I'd been the best leaper in K-9 class. which had led to all the trouble in a way I couldn't remember exactly. although blood was involved")..

Take a Bow

Sometimes. dreams come true. And. sometimes... They seem too good to be true. So many questions. one affirmation...I am in love with Alexander Tate. Everything I've dreamed of was standing right in front of me..


America's sweetheart. impassioned lifelong animal welfare advocate. and "New York Times "bestselling author Betty White shares intimate. funny. and enlightening stories about her very best friends in the world..

A Theology for Christian Education

What is "Christian" about Christian education- how is it different from on-Christian education. "A Theology for Christian Education "examines this question in depth and argues that the doctrines of systematic theology should drive the content..


Cohn captures a music that's hugely popular but rarely understood. and with transcendent humanity he reveals New Orleans in all its tragic beauty. The work is a mesmerizing account of a city..

Tarot Art Nouveau Grand Trumps

The grace and style of the Art Nouveau movement is captured in this breathtaking tarot. The Grand Trumps edition of this popular deck features the major arcana in a larger size: 3 x 5..

The Man Who Couldn't Stop

A Sunday Times Bestseller Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building. or steer your car into oncoming traffic. You are not alone. In this captivating fusion of science. history and personal memoir..

The Happy Hoofer

'I've always been wilful...I've always been stubborn and always determined'One of our best-loved actresses. Celia Imrie would rather have been a dancer. As a child she planned to join the Royal Ballet and marry Rudolf Nureyev..

Marsha Mellow Goes Missing

What's even more fun than shopping for Shopkins. Hanging out with friends who love them. Meet the Shopkins Kids Club. five girls who meet every week to buy. trade. and play with their favorite characters..

A Life of Being, Having, and Doing Enough

From the moment we are born. we are seekers. Our culture obsessively promotes the pursuit of money. success and self-improvement. At the end of each activity-jammed day..

The Lemon Tree

Based on a 43-minute radio documentary that Tolan produced for "Fresh Air." this volume pursues the story into the homes and histories of the two families at its center through the present day..


This title is suitable for children of ages 4 to 8 years. The 'festival of lights' is one of the most popular festivals in the Hindu calendar. Like most Hindu festivals. Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil..

Jump Back, Paul

Experience the breadth and depth of Paul Laurence Dunbar s poetry and learn how it reflects his singular life as a late-nineteenth-century black man. Did you know that Paul Laurence Dunbar originated such famous lines as "I know why the caged bird sings" and "We wear the mask that grins and lies"..

The Art of William Steig

Known for his brilliant cartoons and award-winning children's books. William Steig (1907--2003) leaves a legacy that spans much of the twentieth century. This lavishly illustrated book features over 280 of Steig's drawings..

Harry's Lot

Harry Jobber has run smack into reality and he was ill prepared for the meeting. Harry has drifted in his comfort zone and been content there much too long. He has become more of a kid than his own two children..

Les Tours D'Une Tabatiere

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important. and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. and remains as true to the original work as possible..

Winchester from Old Photographs

From the time of its Iron Age settlements. rulers. bishops and inhabitants over the last two millennia have left their mark on Winchester. the ancient capital of Wessex..

Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology

This valued resource helps practitioners and students evaluate the merits of popular yet controversial practices in clinical psychology and allied fields. and base treatment decisions on the best available research..

Game-Based Marketing

Advertising is dead. So how to you reach your elusive. media-cynical. social media-obsessed customers. With games. You may not realize it. but you and everyone you know engages..

LEGO Marvel Avengers Quinjet City Chase

Launch a high-speed pursuit of Ultron with the Avengers in the iconic Quinjet. Place Black Widow at the controls in the cockpit and soar into the sky. Fire the stud shooters and release Captain America on his super-cool bike to take the pursuit to the streets..


Ellie's life would be just perfect if Max. her giant pumpkin put on about two hundred pounds before the weigh-in contest..

Agricultural Finance

The study of economics by definition is the study of alternatives. Demand is developed from the choices that consumers make based on their preferences and the money they have to spend..

The Law of Personal Privacy

The laws protecting personal privacy in England and Wales have evolved over many years. and until quite recently were derived from diverse sources. including the law of confidence..


Fitness superstar Johnson distills the wisdom that has made her a fitness queen into a unique 30-day system that will help readers reset their priorities. get their lives together..

Wallace's Lists

Wallace. a mouse. could do almost anything. Anything that is. as long as he had a list. Wallace is a shy mouse. He writes lists. Lists of recipes. funny words. and frightening experiences. Wallace meets his lively neighbor named Albert..

Sinfonia Antartica (Symphony No. 7)

for soprano solo. SSA chorus. and full orchestra This new edition of Vaughan Williams's Symphony No. 7. the Sinfonia Antartica. has been prepared by David Matthews with support from the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust..

Vampires 101

WARNING: Mixing hot summer nights with a sexy vampire may be explosive. Cassie Jordan has vowed to stay away from bad boys. but that's about to change in a big way. When Cassie is attacked while walking home from work late at night..

The Story of an African Village

Have you ever imagined what life is like in a tiny village devoid of electricity. running water. a school. a hospital and all the facilities that people living elsewhere take for granted..

1,001 Delicious Recipes for People with Diabetes

A redesigned and reformatted version of a perennial favorite. this third edition of 1.001 Delicious Recipes for People with Diabetes is a winning combination of the most recent diabetes recommendations and contemporary culinary tastes..

Improvising Lead Guitar

A guide to lead guitar improvisation. including an audio CD with full backing tracks. The book explains in a straightforward way how to: develop improvisation skills- invent solos- use scales..

Bundle: Barbour

"Keeping the Republic. 5th Edition: Essentials": Whether reading today's political news blog or last century's speeches on suffrage. sifting facts from hyperbole and analysis from opinion is a real challenge for students..

The Best Man (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Best Man Carrington folded the document and thoughtfully balanced it on his palm. What an ironical old world it was. There was a perpendicular wrinkle about his nose..

Us Conductors

"Us Conductors" is the imagined story of Lev Sergeyvich Termen. inventor of the theremin one of the first electric musical instruments and his unrequited love for Clara Rockmore..

How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger

Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. Blending solid information and sound advice with humor and lively illustrations. these anger-management tips guide kids to understand that anger is normal and to learn they can express it in healthy ways..

Atomic Ranch

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World War II residential architecture in America. Mid-century ranches (1946-1970) range from the decidedly modern gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts in the San Francisco Bay area and butterfly wing houses in Palm Springs..

Human Oral Mucosa

Human Oral Mucosa: Development. Structure and Function is a new text that reflects the considerable increase in knowledge of oral mucosa that has occurred in recent years. Our understanding of the structure of oral mucosa is now established at a molecular rather than a tissue or cellular level..

Modular Curves and Abelian Varieties

It would be difficult to overestimate the influence and importance of modular forms. modular curves. and modular abelian varieties in the development of num- ber theory and arithmetic geometry during the last fifty years..

Flesh in Armour

Nearly 420.000 Australians enlisted during the First World War. and more than half were killed. wounded or captured. The conflict was the most costly in Australia's history..

Clark the Shark : Lost and Found

When Mrs. Inkydink announces a class trip to the farmers market. Clark is so excited he doesn t listen to her instructions. Hurrah. hooray. it s time to play Clark gets lost in the crowd and has to use his rhyming to remember what Mrs..

Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy

"You Can't Catch Me" and "You Can't Put Mustard in the Custard" were first published twenty-five years ago and were groundbreaking in that they were full-colour illustrated new poems for children..

War Diaries, 1939-1945

Alanbrooke was CIGS - Chief of the Imperial General Staff - for the greater part of the Second World War. He acted as mentor to Montgomery and military adviser to Churchill. with whom he clashed..

Community-Based Qualitative Research

Community-Based Qualitative Research provides an introduction to community-based research/ethnography and other applied approaches to conducting qualitative research within community settings..

The The Mishnah,

Condensing research concerning questions of religion which encompass the social history of ideas and the religious use of language. this text deals with: the relationship of the Mishnah to Scripture- the relationship of the religious ideas people hold to their world- and the religious meaning of the formalization of language that characterizes the Mishnah in particular..

Exploring Ages, Grade 3 (CD)

In their Young Mathematicians at Work series. Catherine Twomey Fosnot and Maarten Dolk described Mathematics in the City. an innovative project where teachers helped young children construct a deep understanding of number and operations in a math workshop environment..

Stores of the Year: No. 15

Today's challenging retail market demands new solutions in visual marketing. In its fifteenth edition. Stores of the Year presents 250 full-color photos that reveal how top professionals in design..

Genji: Days of the Blade

The Tale of A Legendary Samurai Returns. Genji: Days of the Blade unveils beautiful next generation graphics and vastly improved gameplay onto the PlayStation 3..

Fairytales Gone Wrong

Learn the importance of brushing your teeth in this hilarious twist of the classic fairytale. Every day Cinderella brushes her teeth twice whilst her two sisters eat cakes and sweets all day..

A Half-Forgotten Triumph

The Golden Age of Kent Cricket. perhaps better described as the First Golden Age of Kent Cricket (for fear of confusion with the period 1967 to 1978). ran from 1905 to 1914. During that decade. Kent won the County Championship title four times in 1906..

Dunghill or Game? or, Turnpikes, Horseraces

Four horse-drawn tumbrils make their way along Holborn and the Oxford Road. carrying a dozen men. women and children to Tyburn gallows. Great numbers of Londoners have taken time off from their daily routines to watch the unhappy spectacle pass..

365 Tiny Paper Airplanes

Go ahead. launch 'em over your cubicle--and bring out your mischievous inner child. From paper airplane world record holder Ken Blackburn and engineer Jeff Lammers..

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

A startling and illustrative distillation of centuries of science. "The Economist"


Lean. lucid and enchanting. "New Scientist"

The international bestseller that reveals all the beauty of modern physics in seven short and enlightening lessons

"Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" is a book about the joy of discovery..

Origami Kit

Dive under the sea and learn how to make a cool crab. a friendly fish. a snazzy sea lion. a spunky stingray. a terrific turtle. and a wonderful whale. With 36 sheets of premium designer origami paper..

The Universal Order, or Conduct of Life

Excerpt from The Universal Order. or Conduct of Life: A Confucian Catechism (Being a Translation of One of the Four Confucian Books. Hitherto Known as the Doctrine of the Mean) The mason's ways areA type of existence-And his persistenceIs as the days areOf men in this world..

NLP for Teachers

"NLP for Teachers" covers a wide range of practical tools that will enhance your interpersonal effectiveness and classroom delivery. You can: find out how language and your internal processing effects the behaviour of others around you- learn some amazing tools and techniques- learn to communicate in ways you never thought possible both inside and outside the classroom- and..

100 Most Unexplained Things on the Planet

Dare to discover the world's strangest creatures and uncover the weirdest facts. Find out why the goonch is known as a man-eating catfish or who fights off killer creatures by spraying acid-filled blood from its eyes..

Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts

In this extraordinary book. Kaplan allows readers to experience the worldwide American military at sea. in the air. and on land. Throughout. Kaplan conveys not only the vast scope of the military's commitments..

Neglected Barbarians

Although barbarians in history is a topic of perennial interest. most studies have addressed a small number of groups for which continuous narratives can be constructed. such as the Franks. Goths. and Anglo-Saxons..

The God Invasion

Jesus said. "I will build my church- and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." More than two-thousand years have passed and yet statistics indicate that the church hasn't made as much progress as one would expect after the first century..

The World in Six Songs

The author of the "New York Times" bestseller and "Los Angeles Times" Book Award Finalist "This Is Your Brain on Music" tunes into six evolutionary musical forms that have brought about the evolution of human culture..

How to Prevent and Treat Illness Through Nutrition

Discover what the food and drug companies don't want you to know. Author and alternative lifestyle expert Tony Milkins reveals the untold secrets and shares his simple and practical knowledge that can change your health and lifestyle so you can enjoy and live the life you want free from illness..