The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human

The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us HumanIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world arguing t



The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever NeedThis is the only money guide you ll ever need That s a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves So what makes this one different Well, you won t be overwhelmed with a bunch of tips or a strict budget that you won t follow You ll get a step by step formul


Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A History of MagicHarry Potter A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once in a lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witc


Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good CookingA visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared America s next great cooking teacher by Alice Waters.In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an am







Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the WorldTim Ferriss, the 1 New York Times best selling author of The 4 Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose your own adventure book a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130 of the world s top performers From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, t





The Elements of Style

The Elements of StyleThis style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style This little book can help you communicate effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.


Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to PunctuationIn Eats, Shoots Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely concerned about our current grammatical state, boldly defends proper punctuation She proclaims, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful an


The Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Stylen The 15th edition of nThe Chicago Manual of Style n has been superseded by the 17th edition nIn the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community That sheet grew into a pamphlet, and th


On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftLong live the King hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the publication of Stephen King s On Writing Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research PapersWidely adopted by universities, colleges, and secondary schools, the MLA Handbook gives step by step advice on every aspect of writing research papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper For over half a century, the MLA Handbook is the guide millions of writers have relied on.