The magic of the most romantic place on earth.From the world-renowned photographer who for 32 years brought to sailors the adventure, mystery and beauty of the Seven Seas in North America’s most-beloved sailing calendar, now comes a magnificent new work a-brim with the romance of Tuscany.
The rolling hills, the medieval hill-towns, the luminous sky that inspired the masters of the Renaiscanc is one of nature’s and man’s most awe inspiring achievements. Photographer Ferenc Máté, a 30 year resident of Tuscany, captures it all throughout the seaso... + Read More
In its 34th year, America’s #1 sailing calendar captures beautiful sailboats in the world’s most romantic and unspoiled bays and coves.Sailing from the Tuamotus to the Hebrides, from the Seychelles to the coast of Maine, this year’s voyage lingers in the warm, azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. We drop anchor at the islands of Capri, Sardinia, Corsica, Elba and of course the Island of Monte Cristo.
Learn chess from the best by studying the games of the latest world championship! The dramatic 2016 match defied all predictions. A top team of authors explains the strategies.The dramatic 2016 World Championship match in New York City stunned the chess world, as Sergey Karjakin fought champ Magnus Carlsen to a tie until matters had to be settled in a rapid-play shootout. You’ll learn chess tactics and strategies from the best players in the world, as a top team of writers—including a former world champion—explains the moves.
Series: Another LanguageA Selection of PoemsPaperbackEileen Chong9780807600245$21.95POETRY Nov 14, 2017
The sixth volume in The Braziller Series of Australian Poets features the work of a much celebrated, emerging immigrant poet. Another Language features the work of a much celebrated, emerging immigrant poet. Eileen Chong is a writer of stirring lyric poetry as well as historical narratives and dramatic monologues. In a poetry informed by strands of experience, memory, and language linked to her Chinese past, she has created a new language, a new way of seeing and being Australian.
Series: CuzThe Life and Times of Michael A.HardcoverDanielle Allen9781631493119$33.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 05, 2017
So tender yet courageous is this fierce family memoir that it makes mass incarceration nothing less than a new American tragedy.In a shattering work that shifts between a woman’s private anguish over the loss of her beloved baby cousin and a scholar’s fierce critique of the American prison system, Danielle Allen seeks answers to what, for many years, felt unanswerable. Why? Why did her cousin, a precocious young man who dreamed of being a firefighter and a writer, end up dead? Why did he languish in prison? And why, at the age of fifteen, was h... + Read More
The renaissance of Larry McMurtry, “an alchemist who converts the basest materials to gold” (New York Times Book Review), continues with the publication of Thalia.
Larry McMurtry burst onto the American literary scene with a force that would forever redefine how we perceive the American West. His first three novels— Horseman, Pass By (1961),* Leaving Cheyenne (1963), and The Last Picture Show (1966)— all set in the north Texas town of Thalia after World War II, are collected here for the first time. In this trilogy, McMurtry writes tragically o... + Read More
Series: El PasoA NovelPaperbackWinston Groom9781631493409$22.95FICTION Sep 05, 2017
Three decades after the first publication of Forrest Gump, Winston Groom returns to fiction with this sweeping American epic.
Long fascinated with the Mexican Revolution and the vicious border wars of the early twentieth century, Winston Groom brings to life a much-forgotten period of history in this sprawling saga of heroism, injustice, and love. El Paso pits the legendary Pancho Villa against a thrill-seeking railroad tycoon known only as the Colonel—whose fading fortune is tied up in a colossal ranch in Chihuahua, Mexico. But when Villa kidn... + Read More
Series: The Red CarA NovelPaperbackMarcy Dermansky9781631493393$19.95FICTION Sep 12, 2017
“Sharp and fiery…. There is, now, a literary term for a book you can’t stop reading…. It is The Red Car.”—New York Times Book Review
In her “dry, delightful fairy tale for grown-ups” (People), celebrated novelist Marcy Dermansky offers a biting exploration of a woman’s search for self-realization and models of a life well lived. When Leah’s former boss and mentor, Judy, dies in an accident and leaves Leah her most prized possession—a flashy red sports car—the shock forces Leah to reevaluate her whole life. Leah is living in Queens with a husban... + Read More
Series: AloneBritain, Dunkirk, and Defeat into VictoryHardcoverMichael Korda9781631491320$39.95HISTORY Sep 19, 2017
Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory. Bringing to vivid life the world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens who fought on both sides of the war, Michael Korda, the best-selling author of Clouds of Glory, chronicles the outbreak of hostilities, recalling as a prescient young boy the enveloping tension that defined pre-... + Read More
From one of the masters of twentieth-century cinema, an indispensable and entertaining guide to a visionary new form of moviemaking that can be appreciated by the avid film buff and general movie lover alike.Keenly aware that advancements in digital tools have literally revolutionized every technological aspect of cinema over the last twenty-five years, Francis Ford Coppola is convinced that this same transformation will profoundly alter the way films are conceived and directed, bringing changes as momentous as those when moviemaking shifted fr... + Read More
An eloquent exploration of creativity, The Origins of Creativity grapples with the question of how this uniquely human expression—so central to our identity as individuals and, collectively, as a species—came about and how it has manifested itself throughout the history of our species.
In this profound and lyrical book, one of our most celebrated biologists offers a sweeping examination of the relationship between the humanities and the sciences: what they offer to each other, how they can be united, and where they still fall short. Both endeav... + Read More
Instantly heralded for its “masterful” and “thrilling” portrayal (Boston Globe), Shirley Jackson reveals the tumultuous life and inner darkness of the literary genius behind such classics as “The Lottery” and The Haunting of Hill House. In this “remarkable act of reclamation” (Neil Gaiman), Ruth Franklin envisions Jackson as “belonging to the great tradition of Hawthorne, Poe and James” (New York Times Book Review) and demonstrates how her unique contribution to the canon “so uncannily channeled women’s nightmares and contradictions that it is ... + Read More
Series: Black Dahlia, Red RoseThe Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved MurderHardcoverPiu Eatwell9781631492266$35.95TRUE CRIME Oct 10, 2017
With startling new evidence, this
gripping reexamination of the Black
Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory
of a quintessential American crime.Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An “unsightly object” is identified as the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, an aspiring starlet from Massachusetts who had been lured west by the siren call of Hollywood. Her killer would never be found, but Short’s death would bring her the fame she had always sought. Her mu... + Read More
Series: Something in the BloodThe Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote DraculaPaperbackDavid J Skal9781631493867$28.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 31, 2017
A 2017 Edgar Award Finalist
A revelatory biography exhumes the haunted origins of the man behind the immortal myth, bringing us “the closest we can get to understanding [Bram Stoker] and his iconic tale” (The New Yorker).
In this groundbreaking portrait of the man who birthed an undying cultural icon, David J. Skal “pulls back the curtain to reveal the author who dreamed up this vampire” (TIME magazine). Examining the myriad anxieties plaguing the Victorian fin de siecle, Skal stages Bram Stoker’s infirm childhood against a grisly tableau of m... + Read More
Winner of the 2018 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction
These nearly 150 African American folktales animate our past and reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American literature.
Drawing from the great folklorists of the past while expanding African American lore with dozens of tales rarely seen before, The Annotated African American Folktales revolutionizes the canon like no other volume. Following in the tradition of such classics as Arthur Huff Fauset’s “Negro Folk Tales from the South” (1927), Zora Neale Hurston’s... + Read More
Series: HankThe Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank WilliamsPaperbackMark Ribowsky9781631493379$24.95MUSIC Nov 07, 2017
Mark Ribowsky’s Hank has been hailed as the “greatest biography yet” (Library Journal, starred review) of the beloved icon. Hank Williams, a frail, flawed man who had become country music’s first real star, instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr when he died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine. Six decades later, Ribowsky traces the miraculous rise of this music legend—from the dirt roads of rural Alabama to the now-immortal stage of the Grand Ole Opry, and, finally, to a lonely end on New Year’s Day in 1953. Examini... + Read More
Series: The Extra WomanHow Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like ItHardcoverJoanna Scutts9781631492730$36.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Nov 14, 2017
From the flapper to The Feminine Mystique, a cultural history of single women in the city through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.
You’ve met the extra woman: she’s sophisticated, she lives comfortably alone, she pursues her passions unabashedly, and—contrary to society’s suspicions—she really is happy. Despite multiple waves of feminist revolution, today’s single woman is still mired in judgment or, worse, pity. But for a brief, exclamatory period in the late 1930s, she was all the rage. A delicious cocktail of cultural hi... + Read More
Series: Battleship YamatoOf War, Beauty and IronyHardcoverJan Morris9781631493423$21.95HISTORY Mar 27, 2018
An extraordinary—and strikingly
illustrated—reflection on the meaning of
war from one of our greatest living writers.The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai—the ideals of honor, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness. Stoically poised for battle in the spring of 1945—when even Japan’s last desperate technique of arms, the kamikaze, was run... + Read More
Series: Crime and PunishmentA New TranslationHardcoverFyodor Dostoevsky9781631490330$47.00FICTION Nov 21, 2017
As featured on PBS’s The Great American Read
An event to be celebrated, a “rare Dostoesvsky translation” (William Mills Todd III, Harvard University) that fully captures the literary achievements of the original.
Published to great acclaim and fierce controversy in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment has left an indelible mark on global literature and our modern world, and is still known worldwide as the quintessential Russian novel. Readers of all backgrounds have debated its historical, cultural, and spiritual dimensions, probing t... + Read More
Series: The Second Coming of the KKKThe Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political TraditionHardcoverLinda Gordon9781631493690$36.95HISTORY Oct 24, 2017
Extraordinary national acclaim accompanied the publication of award-winning historian Linda Gordon’s disturbing and markedly timely history of the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s. Dramatically challenging our preconceptions of the hooded Klansmen responsible for establishing a Jim Crow racial hierarchy in the 1870s South, this “second Klan” spread in states principally above the Mason-Dixon line by courting xenophobic fears surrounding the flood of immigrant “hordes” landing on American shores. “Part cautionary tale, part expose” (Washing... + Read More
Series: The Lost Founding FatherJohn Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American PoliticsHardcoverWilliam J. Cooper9780871404350$47.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 24, 2017
Why has John Quincy Adams been largely written out of American history when he is, in fact, our lost Founding Father?Long relegated to the sidelines of history as the hyperintellectual son of John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848), has never basked in the historical spotlight. Remembered, if at all, as an ineffective president during an especially rancorous time, Adams was humiliated in office after the contested election of 1824, viciously assailed by populist opponents for being both slippery and effete, and then resoundingly d... + Read More
Series: Ghost EmpireA Journey to the Legendary ConstantinopleHardcoverRichard Fidler9781681775111$39.95HISTORY Sep 05, 2017
“A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, and invasion that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvelous book.” —Simon WinchesterGhost Empire is a rare treasure—an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, narrated by a master storyteller. The story is a revelation: a beautifully written ode to a lost civilization combined with a warmly observed father-son adventure far from home.
In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard’s passion for the ... + Read More
The fascinating story of the spy plane SR-71 Blackbird—the fastest manned aircraft in the history of aviation.The SR-71 Blackbird, the famed “spy” jet, was deliberately designed to be the world’s fastest and highest-flying aircraft—and its success has never been approached since.
It was conceived in the late 1950s by Lockheed Martin’s highly secret ’Skunk Works’ team under one of the most (possibly the most) brilliant aero designers of all time, Clarence “Kelly” Johnson. Once fully developed in 1964, the Blackbird represented the apogee of jet... + Read More
A beautiful and deeply felt coming-of-age novel that follows one young man’s struggles with family secrets and the mysteries of his own heart in 1960s Northern Ireland.Gabriel Harkin is the eldest of four children in a working-class family in 1960s Northern Ireland, struggling through a loving, if often brutal, childhood. In the staunchly Catholic community to which Gabriel belongs, the strict rules for belief and behavior are clear. But his upbringing is marked by constant bullying by peers who prey on his gentle nature and the constant battle... + Read More
Series: Skulls and KeysThe Hidden History of Yale's Secret SocietiesHardcoverDavid A Richards9781681775173$47.00HISTORY Sep 05, 2017
The mysterious, highly influential hidden world of Yale’s secret societies is revealed in a definitive and scholarly history.
Secret societies have fundamentally shaped America’s cultural and political landscapes. In ways that are expected but never explicit, the bonds made through the most elite of secret societies have won members Pulitzer Prizes, governorships, and even presidencies. At the apex of these institutions stands Yale University and its rumored twenty-six secret societies. Tracing a history that has intrigued and enthralled for ce... + Read More
A richly imagined portrait of an immigrant woman in the heady and unpredictable first half of the twentieth century.Sweeping and panoramic, You Were There Before My Eyes is the epic and intimate story of a young woman who chafes at the stifling routine and tradition of her small, turn-of-the-century Italian village. When an opportunity presents itself for her to emigrate to America, her hunger for escape compels her to leave everything behind for the gleaming promises that await her and her young husband in Mr. Ford’s factories.
Determined to ... + Read More
Series: Clockwork FuturesThe Science of Steampunk and the Reinvention of the Modern WorldHardcoverBrandy Schillace9781681775180$38.95SCIENCE Sep 05, 2017
and electric submarines, automatons and mesmerists?welcome to the wild world of
steampunk. It is all speculative?or is it? Meet the intrepid souls
who pushed Victorian technology to its limits and paved the way for our present
age.The gear turns, the whistle blows, and the billows expand with electro-mechanical whirring. The shimmering halo of Victorian technology lures us with the stuff of dreams, of nostalgia, of alternate pasts and futures that entice with the suave of James Bond and the savvy of Sherlock Holmes. Fiction, surely.
... + Read More
Series: MozartThe Man RevealedHardcoverJohn Suchet9781681775098$36.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 05, 2017
The illustrated life-story of the world’s most beloved composer, bringing vividly to life the man himself, his influences, achievements, and the glittering milieu of the Habsburg empire in eighteenth-century Europe.We think we know the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s life. Austrian-born to a tyrannical father who worked him fiercely; unhappily married to a spendthrift woman; a child-like character ill at ease amid the aristocratic splendor of the Viennese court; a musical genius who died young thus depriving the world of future glories.
Yet... + Read More
Series: Marked for DeathThe First War in the AirPaperbackJames Hamilton-Paterson9781681775067$22.95HISTORY Sep 12, 2017
A dramatic and fascinating account of aerial combat during World War I, revealing the terrible risks taken by the men who fought and died in the world’s first war in the air.Little more than ten years after the first powered flight, aircraft were pressed into service in World War I. Nearly forgotten in the war’s massive overall death toll, some 50,000 aircrew would die in the combatant nations’ fledgling air forces.
The romance of aviation had a remarkable grip on the public imagination, propaganda focusing on gallant air ’aces’ who become nati... + Read More
A young Irish nun finds herself the guardian of a mysterious manuscript claiming to be the lost gospel of Mary, when she realizes that church authorities are willing to kill to get their hands on it…
An old and dying nun has turned up at Deirdre’s monastery in Ireland with an ancient manuscript on a papyrus roll. When Deirdre reads the first line, she realizes it claims to be a previously unknown gospel written by Mary, the mother of Jesus. The church authorities in Rome have been seeking to destroy this gospel for centuries, claiming it is a f... + Read More
Series: Winter WarningAn Isaac Sidel NovelHardcoverJerome Charyn9781681773483$34.95FICTION Oct 03, 2017
The climactic conclusion to the iconic Isaac Sidel mystery series, which finds Charyn’s acclaimed hero facing his toughest showdown yet, this time as commander-in-chief…Reflecting our own world like a volatile funhouse mirror, Winter Warning lures us back to the 1980s, an era that could have been ripped right out of our most recent political upheaval. Isaac Sidel should have been vice president, banished to some far corner of the West Wing, but the president-elect has been forced to resign or face indictment for his crooked land deals—and Sidel... + Read More
More than thirty chilling stories and novellas featuring Bram Stoker’s King of the Vampires: Count Dracula, Prince of Darkness!Since his creation one hundred and twenty years ago, the name of Dracula has become synonymous with the legend of the vampire and the character is one of the world’s most iconic to appear in fiction and film. Now, this history of the blood-drinking nobleman follows Dracula from his origins in Transylvania, through his travels down the decades, into a dystopian twenty-first century where vampires rule the world.
Is it po... + Read More
Series: The Phoenix YearsArt, Resistance, and the Making of Modern ChinaHardcoverMadeleine O'Dea9781681775272$36.95ART Oct 03, 2017
At once a fascinating account of the birth of modern China and a moving chronicle of courage, creativity, and resistance.The riveting story of China’s rise from economic ruin to global giant in the past four decades is illuminated by another, equally fascinating, narrative beneath its surface—the story of the country’s emerging artistic avant-garde and the Chinese people’s ongoing struggle for freedom of expression.
By following the stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, The Phoenix Years shows how China’s rise unleashed creativity, t... + Read More
Series: Colonial HorrorsSleepy Hollow and BeyondHardcoverGraeme Davis9781681775296$34.95FICTION Oct 03, 2017
The most spine-tingling suspense stories from the colonial era—including Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, and H. P. Lovecraft—are presented anew to the contemporary reader.This stunning anthology of classic colonial suspense fiction plunges deep into the native soil from which American horror literature first sprang. While European writers of the Gothic and bizarre evoked ruined castles and crumbling abbeys, their American counterparts looked back to the Colonial era’s stifling religio... + Read More
Series: So Great a PrinceHardcoverLauren Johnson9781681775418$36.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 03, 2017
A vivid and original portrait of the year the young Henry VIII assumes the throne, revealing a kingdom at a crossroads between two dynamic monarchs and two ages of history.England, 1509. Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, is dead; his successor, the seventeen-year-old Henry VIII, offers hope of renewal and reconciliation after the corruption and repression of the last years of his father’s reign.
The kingdom Henry inherits is not the familiar Tudor England of Protestantism and playwrights. It is still more than two decades away from the Engl... + Read More
Series: Revolution!Writings from Russia: 1917HardcoverPete Ayrton9781681775203$36.95HISTORY Oct 03, 2017
Commemorating the October 2017 centenary of the Russian Revolution, an anthology of wide-ranging voices and scholarship throwing fresh light on this momentous historical event.This October the world commemorates the centenary of the Russian Revolution, one of the crucial moments of the twentieth century, and an event passionately fought over by those on all sides of the political spectrum.
Revolution! will contain writing by Russians and by foreigners who went to Russia and for whom the Russian Revolution was a political litmus test. The theme... + Read More
Series: God's ArmiesCrusade and Jihad: Origins, History, AftermathPaperbackMalcolm Lambert9781681775319$22.95HISTORY Oct 10, 2017
With ramifications on geopolitics today, a vivid chronicle of the Christian and Islamic struggle to control the sacred places of Palestine and the Middle East between the seventh and thirteenth centuries.Crusade and jihad are often reckoned to have represented two sides of the same coin: each resonated on the opposing sides in the holy wars of the Middle Ages and each has been invoked during the war on terror.
A chronicle of the Christian and Islamic struggle to control the sacred places of Palestine and the Middle East between the seventh and... + Read More
Series: 1956The World in RevoltPaperbackSimon Hall9781681775265$23.95HISTORY Oct 10, 2017
Vibrantly and perceptively told, this is the story of one remarkable year—a vivid history of exhilarating triumphs and shattering defeats around the world.1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom.
In this dramatic, page-turning history, Simon Hall takes the long view of the year’s events—putting them in their post-war context and looking toward their influence on the counterculture ... + Read More
Series: The Lovecraft SquadWaitingHardcoverStephen Jones9781681775258$34.95FICTION Oct 17, 2017
The new book in the groundbreaking series that reveals the origins of "The Lovecraft Squad”—a super-secret worldwide organization dedicated to battling the eldritch monstrosities given form in H. P. Lovecraft’s fevered imagination.In April 1936, Lovecraft’s novella The Shadow Over Innsmouth was first published. Written five years earlier, but oddly rejected by every magazine it was ever submitted to, it accurately described a series of events that actually happened in February 1928, when federal government agents raided the ancient Massachusett... + Read More
Series: The MediciPower, Money, and Ambition in the Italian RenaissancePaperbackPaul Strathern9781681774084$22.95HISTORY Oct 17, 2017
A vivid, dramatic, and authoritative account of perhaps the most influential family in Italian history: the Medici.A dazzling history of the modest family that rose to become one of the most powerful in Europe, The Medici is a remarkably modern story of power, money, and ambition. Against the background of an age that saw the rebirth of ancient and classical learning Paul Strathern explores the intensely dramatic rise and fall of the Medici family in Florence, as well as the Italian Renaissance which they did so much to sponsor and encourage.
... + Read More
Series: Deadly CureA NovelHardcoverLawrence Goldstone9781681775524$34.95FICTION Nov 07, 2017
A remarkable new historical thriller by New York Times notable mystery author Lawrence Goldstone that evokes the New York City of 1899.In 1899, in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Noah Whitestone is called urgently to his wealthy neighbor’s house to treat a five-year-old boy with a shocking set of symptoms. When the child dies suddenly later that night, Noah is accused by the boy’s regular physician—the powerful and politically connected Dr. Arnold Frias—of prescribing a lethal dose of laudanum.
To prove his innocence, Noah must investigate the murder—... + Read More
Series: The Archipelago of HopeWisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate ChangeHardcoverGleb Raygorodetsky9781681775326$38.95NATURE Nov 07, 2017
One cannot turn on the news today without a report on an extreme weather event or the latest update on Antarctica. But while our politicians argue, the truth is that climate change is already here. Nobody knows this better than Indigenous peoples who, having developed an intimate relationship with ecosystems over generations, have observed these changes for decades. For them, climate change is not an abstract concept or policy issue, but the reality of daily life. After two decades of working with indigenous communities, Gleb Raygorodetsky show... + Read More
Series: BuzzThe Stimulating History of the Sex ToyHardcoverHallie Lieberman9781681775432$35.95HISTORY Nov 07, 2017
In the vein of Mary Roach’s Bonk, a brilliant microhistory of the sex toy that ultimately tells the story of our changing sexual mores and evolving cultural values.
Once only whispered about in clandestine corners, vibrators have become just another accessory for the suburban soccer mom. But how did these once-taboo toys become so socially acceptable? The journey of the devices to the cultural mainstream is a surprisingly stimulating one.
In Buzz, Hallie Lieberman provides a riveting history that tells the story of sex toys from ancient phall... + Read More
Series: The HardmenLegends and Lessons from the Cycling GodsHardcoverThe Velominati9781681775708$36.95SPORTS & RECREATION Nov 07, 2017
Embrace and revel in the stories of the toughest cyclists of all time, told by The Velominati, originators of The Rules. Read and get ready to ride…
In cycling, suffering brings glory: a rider’s value can be judged by their results, but also by their panache and heroism. Prepared to be awed and inspired by Chris Froome riding on at the Tour de France with a broken wrist or Geraint Thomas finishing it with a broken pelvis.
In The Hardmen the writers behind cycling superblog Velominati.com and The Rules will tell the stories and illuminate the... + Read More
Series: The Sorcerer's AppendixA Brothers Grimm MysteryHardcoverP. J. Brackston9781681775302$34.95FICTION Nov 07, 2017
When Gretel—yes, that Gretel, now all grown up and working as a private investigator—takes on the case of a missing sorcerer, she doesn’t realize that it will take her into the heart of the deep, dark woods, and face to face with an old enemy… Gretel has never had any time for sorcerers, considering them nothing more than show-offs with questionable fashion sense. It is with some reluctance and a deal of grumpiness, then, that she agrees to look into the matter of a murdered magician. All that is left of him is a grisly remnant, which the polic... + Read More
Series: Radical OriginsWhy We Are Losing the Battle Against Islamic Extremism: And How to Turn the TideHardcoverAzeem Ibrahim9781681775487$36.95POLITICAL SCIENCE Nov 07, 2017
Piercing and hard-hitting, an international expert pin-points the menacing rise of a radical ideology that is fueling ISIS and terror cells world-wide.More than thirteen years ago after the “War on Terror” was declared, many in the West now feel less secure than ever before. Many security experts believe global Jihad is on the rise throughout the West, and yet these same experts do not know how to stop the rising tide.
Military action abroad and police action at home have only attended to the symptoms of terrorism, not the cause. The root, acco... + Read More
Series: TrespassA Detective Daly MysteryHardcoverAnthony Quinn9781681775500$34.95FICTION Nov 07, 2017
The new novel by a master of Irish crime fiction catapults Detective Celsius Daly into the search for of missing boy—which leads to an unsolved mystery from the era of The Troubles.Detective Celcius Daly is investigating the abduction of a boy by a group of travelers already under investigation for smuggling and organized crime. As he digs into the child’s background, he discovers a family secret linked to an unsolved crime during The Troubles – the disappearance of a young woman and her baby. Daly’s investigation shakes loose some harrowing tr... + Read More