Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire Mike Mignola

Reminiscent of the illustrated tales of old, here is a lyrical, atmospheric novel of the paranormaland a chilling allegory for the nature of war.

Why do dead men rise up to torment the living...

100 Strokes of the Brush Before Bed Melissa Panarello

An instant blockbuster in Italy where it has sold over 700,000 copies, and now an international literary phenomenon, 100 Strokes of the Brush Before Bed is the fictionalized memoir of Melissa P., a...

The Camel Club David Baldacci

Led by a mysterious man know as "Oliver Stone," they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover the "truth" behind the country's actions.

and be...

Il lavoro culturale Luciano Bianciardi

Un'Italia giovane e appassionata che si sarebbe poi lasciata incasellare in ben piĆ¹ consuete e metodiche sistemazioni.

L'entusiasmo e la delusione che segnarono quella generazione, Bianciard...

The Wilsonian Moment: Self Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism Erez Manela

Among those nations now paying close attention to Wilson's words and actions were the budding nationalist leaders of four disparate non-Western societies--Egypt, India, China, and Korea.

That...

Padre padrone Gavino Ledda

Ci sono poi altre figure che ruotano attorno all'infanzia e adolescenza del protagonista, a cominciare dal fedele cane Rusigabedra, a thiu Juanne, che assurge al ruolo quasi magico di "cantastorie"...

Critique of Religion and Philosophy Walter Kaufmann

The description for this book, Critique of Religion and Philosophy, will be forthcoming.

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Henderson's Spear Ronald Wright

In the stillness of her cell, Liv ponders the secret journal of her ancestor Frank Henderson, who came to these same waters a century before on an extraordinary three-year voyage with Queen Victori...

Dubbelspel Frank Martinus Arion

Want de mannen nemen ook hun problemen mee naar het dominotafeltje: aan het eind van de dag kennen we hun gedachten over elkaar, over elkaars vrouwen, over politiek en over de wereld.

Het hel...

The Egyptian Cinderella Shirley Climo

"Climo has woven this ancient tale, a mixture of fact and myth, with clarity and eloquence.

Notable 1989 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)

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The Greatest Knight Elizabeth Chadwick

A medieval historical novel about William Marshal, probably the greatest knight of the Middle Ages. This is the story of how he rose through the dangerous world of Angevin politics to become one of...

Beethoven: The Universal Composer Edmund Morris

Washington Post Book WorldPulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris (The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Rex, Dutch) is one of Americas most distinguished biographers, known for his rich, co...

Finity John Barnes

Professor Lyle Peripart's world makes perfect sense, until he is recruited by an odd industrialist and begins to see evidence of alternative universes all around him, including one in which the Uni...

Leo Strauss and Nietzsche Laurence Lampert

The influential political philosopher Leo Strauss has been credited by conservatives with the recovery of the great tradition of political philosophy stretching back to Plato.

In fact, this a...

Fearless Jack Campbell

Captain John "Black Jack" Geary tries a desperate gamble to lead the Alliance Fleet home-through enemy-occupied space-only to lose half the Fleet to an unexpected mutiny.

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Who Owns Culture?: Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law Susan Scafidi

Like other works of unincorporated group authorship, cultural products lack protection under our system of intellectual property law.

offers the first comprehensive analysis of cultural autho...

Empire Falls Richard Russo

Welcome to Empire Falls, a blue-collar town full of abandoned mills whose citizens surround themselves with the comforts and feuds provided by lifelong friends and neighbors and who find humor and ...

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships David Schnarch

With a new preface by the author, this updated edition explores the ways we can keep passion alive and even reach the height of sexual and emotional fulfillment later in life.

This book is su...

Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed: A Judicial Indictment Of War On Drugs James P. Gray

The huge profits made from drug sales are corrupting people and institutions here and abroad.

And far from being protected by our drug prohibition policy, our children are being recruited by ...

Crusade in Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower was arguably the single most important military figure of World War II.

For many historians, his memoirs of this eventful period of U.S. history have become the single most importa...