197 books (10 pages) in this category
A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History
by Oliver Tearle
An alternative history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention, the book. As well as taking in the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live,The Secret Librarybrings to light more neglected ...
An A-Z of Books to Keep Kids Happy, Healthy and Wise
by Susan Elderkin
A literary first aid kit of book recommendations for children of all ages from the authors of The Novel Cure. ...
How an Obscure Dialect Became the World's Most-Spoken Language
by Joseph Piercy
Follow the extraordinary journey of the most widely spoken language in the world, discover its many influences and learn about how it has evolved.From the Anglo-Saxons in the fifth century to the Normans in the eleventh, and on to present-day ...
by Sarah Bartlett
Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean
by Alain Stephen
An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophers’ best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes.We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? What were their
Learn how to shoot a like a true Army recruit! ...
by J Redding Ware
The Ultimate Book of Surprising, Strange, and Incredibly Bizarre Facts About (Supposedly) Ordinary Things
by Alex Palmer
Features weird and wonderful facts. This collection of oddities include: the brain is the fattiest organ in the body (All the Zumba in the world won't help you drop that weight); salt is the only rock eaten by humans (Although some rocks can be ...
Independence, Autonomy or Chaos?
by Peter King
This book reviews the long guerilla struggle of the 'Organisasi Papua Merdeka' (OPM) for a Free Papua, and traces the rise of a non-violent independence movement alongside it, the Papua Council, following the fall from power of Indonesias ...
by Richard N. Bolles
"In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life ...
And Other Doggone Legal Dilemmas
by Patti Lawson
by Maggie Nolan, Carrie Dawson
A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century
by Paul K. Chappell
Once in a great while, a book is written that substantially changes the way people think about a particular subject. Will War Ever End? is such a book. Written as a "manifesto for waging peace" by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War ...
A complete guide to style, grammar, and usage at work
by Sandra Lamb
A lighthearted but very useful guide to the ins and outs of buisness writing. So much of success in buisness depends on writing well. From résumés to reports, proposals to presentations, Writing Well for Buisness Success will help you ...