The Coldness of Night

Promises are made to be kept, no matter how long—or what—it takes.Five years ago, Robert Clarion was immersed in that perilous world of double-crosses, late-night drug deals,...

Black Sheep A Blue-Eyed Negro Speaks of Abandonment, Belonging, Racism, and Redemption

Ray Studevent grew up between two worlds. Born to a white, heroin-addicted mother and black, violently alcoholic father, the odds were stacked against him from day one. When his...

International Relations Theories Discipline and Diversity 5th Edition

Bringing together the most influential scholars in the field, the fifth edition of this bestselling book provides unrivaled coverage of international relations theories and...

Why The New Deal Matters

The greatest peaceable expression of common purpose in US history, the New Deal altered Americans' relationship with politics, economics, and one another in ways that continue to...

How to Keep an Open Mind An Ancient Guide to Thinking Like a Skeptic

How ancient skepticism can help you attain tranquility by learning to suspend judgmentAlong with Stoicism and Epicureanism, Skepticism is one of the three major schools of ancient...

How to Tell a Joke An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor

Can jokes win a hostile room, a hopeless argument, or even an election? You bet they can, according to Cicero, and he knew what he was talking about. One of Rome's greatest...

The Cancer Problem Malignancy in Nineteenth-Century Britain

The Cancer Problem offers the first medical, cultural, and social history of cancer in nineteenth-century Britain. It begins by looking at a community of doctors and patients who...

Bookshop Mysteries Five Bibliomysteries by Bestselling Authors

Dead Dames Don't Sing by John Harvey: Looking for a big payday but finding big trouble instead, ex-London-cop-turned-private-investigator Jack Kiley attempts to uncover the true...

The Girl Explorers The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World

Never tell a woman where she doesn't belong.In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, president of the men-only Explorers Club, boldly stated to hundreds of female students at Barnard College...

Rock Stars on the Record The Albums That Changed Their Lives

Rock Stars on the Record is a collection of first-hand tales by artists of all ages, backgrounds, and musical influences, remembering the meaning behind the records that mattered...

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