American Pioneers

This is a study of experimental and innovative American music in the 20th century. with biographies. evaluation and discography of its pioneering composers. On the East Coast. early in the 20th century..


Elite Performance: Running is the second in a new series of Elite Performance titles aimed at aspiring recreational athletes who typically train and compete at club level and above. The increased use of lab-based sports testing in recent years has considerably raised awareness of the impact of sports science on training and performance..

Panic in a Suitcase

A virtuosic debut [and] a wry look at immigrant life in the global age. "Vogue" Having left Odessa for Brighton Beach. Brooklyn. with a sense of finality. the Nasmertov family has discovered that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they had imagined..

Chess! I Love It I Love It I Love It!

Some of the second graders in Mrs. Zookey's class have a new interest: chess. Vice principal Mr. E (and he is something of a mystery) has started a chess club. and Richard..

Environmental and Space Electromagnetics

This book is based on the updated versions of a lively mixture of tutorials. topical papers. and scientific and technological contributions collected from the International URSI Symposium on Environmental and Space Electromagnetics held in Tokyo on 4-6 September..

The New New Journalism

Forty years after Tom Wolfe. Hunter S. Thompson. and Gay Talese launched the New Journalism movement. Robert S. Boynton sits down with nineteen practitioners of what he calls the "New "New Journalism to discuss their methods..

The Stories of J.F.Powers

Hailed by Frank O'Connor as one of "the greatest living storytellers." J. F. Powers. who died in 1999. stands with Eudora Welty. Flannery O'Connor. and Raymond Carver among the authors who have given the short story an unmistakably American cast..

Daniel X : Lights Out

James Patterson's high-octane sci-fi adventure series comes to a white-knuckle conclusion in the final battle that Daniel X has been waiting for his entire life.

In this sixth and last installment of the Daniel X series..

Writers' Block

You know when you have one of those days at the office. You spill coffee on your keyboard. the finance director goes on an expenses rampage and then. before you know it..

Yoga for Pregnancy

Yoga is ideal as part of a safe exercise regime during pregnancy and is highly recommended by doctors and health professionals. Suitable for beginners and for women wishing to adapt their normal yoga routines for pregnancy..

Contemporary Celtic Crochet

Learn to crochet cables. Have you ever wanted to create a sweater with beautiful cables. but you didn't know how to knit. Now. in Contemporary Celtic Crochet. you can learn how to use basic crochet stitches to create the same stunning effect on sweater wraps..

Thinline Bible-NIV-Compact-Magnetic Closure

Lightweight. Compact. Portable.The NIV Compact Thinline Bible is the perfect Bible for your on-the-go lifestyle. Designed with you in mind. the convenient size allows you to carry it in just about anything: your gym bag..

Cannibal Curse (Horrid Henry)

The final collection of four brand new utterly horrid stories in which Horrid Henry triumphantly reveals his guide to perfect parents. reads an interesting book about a really naughty boy..

A Lithuanian Village

Excerpt from A Lithuanian Village Leon Kobrin. who belongs with David Pinski and Sholom Ash among the foremost writers in contemporary Yiddish literature. was born about forty-seven years ago in Vitebsk..

Mao's Great Famine

In this history of China's most devastating catastrophe--the Great Famine that lasted from 1958 to 1962--Diktter offers an unprecedented. groundbreaking chronicle that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China..

Talking Environment

The sixth in the series of Ramin Jahanbegloo's interviews of prominent intellectuals who have influenced modern Indian thought. Talking Environment is based on Jahanbegloo's conversations with Vandana Shiva..

Breast is Best

Does it really matter in the 21st century whether babies are breastfed. After all. millions of women feed their children cows' - milk formula and they seem to do perfectly well..

The Happy Kids Handbook

Parenting today has become far too complicated. It's never been the easiest job in the world. but with all the "parenting advice" out there. it's hard not to become bewildered..

Prejudice and Pride

Katie Haigh was born on the 29th August 1981. She is from Heywood. Lancashire. Although Katie has struggled with a range of physical and mental health problems since her early teenage years..

Just a Minute

Four of the best 2015 episodes of the much-loved panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Just a Minute is a national institution. The Minute Waltz has been the signature tune for wonderfully witty entertainment since 1968..

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

"A STORY FOR NORAH" This is a Tale about a tail-a tail that belonged to a lit-tle red squirrel. and his name was Nutkin. He had a brother called Twinkleberry. and a great many cousins: they lived in a wood at the edge of a lake..

The Best Easy Listening Songs Ever

Easy arrangements of 75 mellow hits: Blue Velvet * Call Me * Careless Whisper * Downtown * Hello Again * Hey Jude * I Dreamed a Dream * If * My Way * The Rainbow Connection * Something * Vincent * Vision of Love * Woman * Your Song * more..

Hide and Seek

My friends and I used to play lying games.

Now my twin sister is living one.

When I was alive. my family seemed picture-perfect. My adoptive parents adored me..

Ten Billion

"I think we're fucked". (Stephen Emmott)..

Darling Judi

The very name encourages a warm and admiring response from the public. whether as an actress admired for her Shakespearean performances or in the contemporary theatre (plays by David Hare. Hugh Whitemore etc)..

In the Garden of Happiness

Within this garden. Dodinsky provides people with the wisdom and support to find power within themselves to lead a happy life. Includes sentiments like: You forgive because you want to build a stronger relationship with yourself and NOT with the ones who hurt you..

Pro Patria Et Regina

Excerpt from Pro Patria Et Regina: Being Poems From Nineteenth Century Writers in Great Britain and America- Issued in Aid of Her Majesty Queen Alexandra's Fund for Soldiers and Sailors The volume of Verse..

Slang Thesaurus

An entertaining guide to the colourful. inventive and frequently irreverent world of slang which enlivens everyday speech..

What is America?

The USA is now the world's lone superpower. whose deeds could make or break this century. For better and worse. America has Americanised the world. How did a marginal frontier society. in a mere two centuries..

The Velveteen Rabbit

Still as poignant today as it has ever been. Margery Williams' The Velveteen Rabbit is one of the best-loved children's books of all time. In the nursery. only the toys that are old and wise truly understand what it means to be Real..

Pennyroyal Academy

Pennyroyal Academy: Seeking bold. courageous youths to become tomorrow's princesses and knights .Come one. come all

M. A. Larson has created a magical world of adventure a world that shows who princesses truly are: people of character and courage and strength..

Hal Leonard Recording Method

The first four books of the "Hal Leonard Recording Method" cover microphones. mixers. recording vocals and instruments- and working with samples. loops. and modern sequencers- along with how digital recording software and plug-ins work in the studio..

Away to Bequia

A family adventure story. Roger accepts his grandfather's invitation to sail to the neighbouring island of Bequia. It is Roger's first inter-island crossing..

The Quartet - Autographed Copy

Signed by the author.

The prizewinning author of "Founding Brothers" and "American Sphinx "now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies..

Studies in Russia

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits..

The Library of Guitar Classics

A compendium of the world's most beloved guitar classics from the 14th-century to the present day. Includes 116 favorites: Greensleeves. Bach's Bouree. Tarrega's Recuerdos De La Alhambra. Albeniz's Leyenda- plus additional classics by Carcassi..

Interpreting the Axe Trade

Interpreting the Axe Trade documents the changing character and context of stone axe production and exchange in the British Neolithic. Drawing on a variety of studies. the authors explore some of the problems and potentials that attend archaeological discussions of exchange at both a theoretical and a methodological level..

Heavy Metal Movies

Wherever heavy metal has gone. heavy metal movies have followed. blazing ferocious new celluloid trails- from concert movies and trippy midnight flicks at the dawn of 'heaviosity' through inspirational depictions of ancient times and future apocalypses to the raw hand-held video productions of today..

Dancing to the Flute

Abandoned as a young child. Kalu. a cheeky street kid. has against all odds carved out a life for himself in rural India. In the quiet village of Hastinapore. Kalu makes friends: Bal. the solitary buffalo boy..

How to Draw Awesome Vehicles

This small but informative drawing book will help young artists discover and expand on their creative drawing talent. Inside "How to Draw Awesome Vehicles: Land. Sea. and Air..

Applied Theatre

Six years after its initial publication. "Applied Theatre" returns with a second edition. As the first book to assist practitioners and students to develop critical frameworks for implementing their own theatrical projects..

The Dawn of the Color Photograph

In 1909. the French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn launched a monumentally ambitious project: to produce a color photographic record of human life on Earth. An internationalist and pacifist..

Barbie and Ken Vintage Paper Dolls (Barbie)

Golden Books and Mattel are proud to celebrate 50 years of Barbie books. Girls ages 3-7 will love this vintage paper doll book from 1962. It features classic Barbie and Ken paper dolls and over 30 fabulous fashion outfits..

Twelve Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup (1853). with illustrations and appendix. is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup. as told to and edited by David Wilson..

Jack and the Beanstalk

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune..


A reissue of the now classic adventure story of a boy's solo sailing voyage around the world. "A notable feat of stamina and adventure. . . . Wonderful entertainment."-- "Washington Post".

Incurable Blues

Incurable Blues explores the life and genius of Hubert Sumlin. a highly influential guitarist who has survived cancer. alcoholism. and personal and professional tribulations to testify to the classic days of Chicago blues..


In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago. society is divided into five factions. each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue--Candor (the honest). Abnegation (the selfless)..

Author Literature Study

This author study focuses on the unique works of Jeannie Baker. It includes creative literature units on four of her magical works- The Story of Rosy Dock. Where the Forest Meets the Sea. Window and The Hidden Forest..

The End of Reciprocity

Why should America restrain itself in detaining. interrogating. and targeting terrorists when they show it no similar forbearance. Is it fair to expect one side to fight by more stringent rules than the other..

Things Fall Apart

With over eight million copies in print. Chinua Achebe's work is perhaps the best-known novel in African literature. No other book so powerfully illuminates the African experience..

Mein Freund Ben [GER]

Manchmal haben Engel keine Flugel. Sie sind pelzig. kuschelig und verdammt real. Sie nehmen an deinem Leben teil ohne das du dir bewusst bist wer sie sind und was sie wollen..

Svalbard: An Arctic Adventure

A wonderful story about a trip to the Arctic illustrated with magnificent photographs. This book is well organized. and meticulously written. It presents an informative guide to a remote and obviously beautiful part of our planet that many readers have heard of but few have actually visited-or thought of visiting until now..


Duck fat. Caul fat. Leaf lard. Bacon. Ghee. Suet. Schmaltz. Cracklings. Jennifer McLagan knows and loves cooking fat. and you'll remember that you do too once you get a taste of her lusty..

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry

The new edition of this internationally recognised volume offers comprehensive guidance to the successful management of the child in the clinical dental setting. Prepared by authors of international renown..

Fairest : The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story

The #1 "New York Times "Bestselling Series

Mirror. mirror. on the wall.

Who is the Fairest of them all.

Pure evil has a name. hides behind a mask of deceit. and uses her "glamour" to gain power..

Brilliant Booklight - Blue Lamp

A fully functional retro-style book lamp with weighted desk base. Use it to read stylishly at bedtime by clipping it onto your book. Use in the daytime to sit proudly on your favourite desk..

Pendulum Healing Handbook

Complete guidebook on how to utilize the pendulum to choose appropriate remedies for healing body. mind and spirit. Includes 125 pendulum tables for herbs. essential oils..

The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep

The groundbreaking #1 bestseller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested. parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day..

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy

This superbly illustrated text familiarizes students with individual muscles and muscle systems and demonstrates basic clinical massage therapy techniques. More than 550 full-color illustrations of internal structures are embedded into photographs of live models to show each muscle or muscle group..

Megaflooding on Earth and Mars

Megaflooding is the sudden discharge of exceptional volumes of water. Megafloods have significantly altered the terrain of Earth and Mars. and may have acted as triggers for climate change on these planets..

The Very Lonely Firefly

Carle's very special story is finally available in a board book format. and. just like the hardcover edition. the fireflies' lights actually light up. delighting children of all ages..

The Making of Australia

This is the story of how a struggling convict settlement grew into six dynamic colonies and then the remarkable nation of Australia. Told through the key figures who helped build it into the thriving nation it is today..

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins

Investigating the complex interplay between tectonics and sedimentation is a key endeavor in modern earth science. Many of the world's leading researchers in this field have been brought together in this volume to provide concise overviews of the current state of the subject..

Color That Car Coloring Book

Your child has to love fast and the furious to appreciate this fantastic car-inspired coloring book. Coloring encourages your child's hand and eye coordination. motor skills and pencil grip and control..

Handbook of Fluorous Chemistry

Edited by the leading experts John Gladysz. Dennis Curran. and Istvan Horvath. this handbook is the first to summarize all the essential aspects of this emerging field of chemistry..

Hematology and Coagulation

Hematology and Coagulation is a clear and easy-to-read presentation of core topics and detailed case studies that illustrate the application of hematopathology knowledge to everyday patient care. In order to be successful..

Free Form Jazz

Disgraced city cop Ray Tate and outcast state trooper Djuna Brown track down a wealthy sexual sadist and a depressed career criminal flooding a Midwestern U.S. city with killer ecstasy pills. Mismatched and mutually suspicious of each other..

The Three Marriages

In The Three Marriages. David Whyte. the bestselling author. poet. and speaker. asks you to think about your significant relationship to your partner. your work and your inner self in a radically different way by drawing them into a mutually supportive conversation..

Mapping Trauma and Its Wake

Mapping Trauma and Its Wake is a compilation of autobiographic essays by seventeen of the field's pioneers. each of whom has been recognized for his or her contributions by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies..

Early China

'Early China' refers to the period from the beginning of human history in China to the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220. The roots of modern Chinese society and culture are all to be found in this formative period of Chinese civilization..

DK Readers L3 : Emergency Rescue

What's your emergency. From flashing lights and blaring sirens to K-9 units and EMTs. emergency services have vital roles in saving lives. Find out what it takes to respond to an emergency in "Emergency Rescue..


This explosive new novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller More Than Friends is a provocative and emotionally charged story readers will not be able to put down. Dr. Paige Pfeiffer has a full and happy life..

How to Build, Modify and Power Tune Cylinder Heads

This is the new. revised and updated edition - complete with extra illustrations - of this best-selling "SpeedPro" title. It is the complete practical guide to successfully modifying cylinder heads for maximum power..

Red Sonja Omnibus: v. 1

Dynamite presents the first 18 issues of the acclaimed "Red Sonja" series in one massive omnibus. featuring the work of Mike Carey. Michael Avon Oeming. Mel Rubi..


This unique reference work presents the first comprehensive taxonomy of Coryphantha. with a complete key to the genus. It contains a new taxonomic classification of all 43 species and 11 subspecies. with morphological and ecological descriptions..

Statistics in the 21st Century

Exactly what is the state of the art in statistics as we move forward into the 21st century. What promises. what trends does its future hold. Through the reflections of 70 of the world's leading statistical methodologists..

Spot's Noisy Walk

There is so much to see and hear when Spot goes for a walk. This interactive storybook will transport children into Spot's world as they hear sheeps baa and the ball bounce into the pond with a splash..

Raise the Bar

If there s anyone who can prevent a bar or restaurant from going belly-up. it s Jon Taffer. Widely considered the greatest authority in the food and beverage. hotel. and hospitality industries. he runs the biggest trade show in the business and has turned around nearly 1..

The Conception Chronicles

Written by three girlfriends who have personally survived the rigors of trying to conceive. the book shares candid humor and practical advice with other women who find their lives ruled by their ovlation date and their efforts to conceive..

Lacan on Madness

This new collection of essays by distinguished international scholars and clinicians will revolutionize your understanding of madness. Essential for those on both sides of the couch eager to make sense of the plethora of theories about madness available today..

Beyond Words

"I wanted to know what they were experiencing. and why to us they feel so compelling. and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you..

What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know

What should your child learn in the sixth grade. How can you help him or her at home. This book answers these important questions and more. offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American sixth graders..

Feminine Feminists

What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy. a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype. Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity..

Skeleton Crosswords Volume 3

Welcome to the book of all-new skeleton crosswords. The idea is simple: solve the crossword. That sounds easy enough. but there is a slight catch - you need to deduce the grid pattern as well as the answers to the clues..

Schaum's Outline of Microbiology

Confused by microbiology. Problem solved. Schaum's Outline of Microbiology provides a systematic review of microbiology with clear and concise explanations. accompanied by numerous exercises that you can work on as you learn and as you review..

From the Good Mountain

What was made of rags and bones. soot and seeds. What took a mountain to make. For the answer. travel back to the fifteenth century to a time when books were made by hand and a man named Johannes Gutenberg invented a way to print books with movable type..

Superfight - The Orange Deck

The Orange Deck adds one hundred really geeky cards to Superfight. From sci-fi to fantasy to comic book nerdery. this deck takes Superfight to your mom's basement like never before..

Christian Spirituality for Seekers

The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola consist of a series of meditations and contemplations on the life of Jesus. aimed at promoting spiritual depth and discernment about how to live..

No Surrender

"No Surrender" is the true story of an American WWII soldier who escaped a Nazi POW train and fought in the French Resistance. rivetingly told by the man himself.A paratrooper in the 101st Airborne..