In the North-West Frontier Province

In the North-West Frontier Province

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection   In the northern hills of Pakistan, by the border with Afghanistan, a drug deal goes horribly wrong. Trey’s friend has...

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Jewelry

Jewelry

The definitive reference for jewelry makers of all levels of ability--a complete, profusely illustrated guide to design, materials, and techniques, as well as a...

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Snowdrops

Snowdrops

SHORTLISTED for the 2011 Man Booker Prize for FictionA riveting story of erotic obsession, self-deception and moral free-fall, set in post-communist Moscow.Nick...

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Half-Jew

Half-Jew

Since childhood, Susan Jacoby, the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason, was sure that her father was keeping a secret. At age twenty, just before beginning her writing...

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The Comfort of Strangers

The Comfort of Strangers

A vacationing English couple find more than they bargained for, in this unsettling novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Atonement. Visiting an...

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Montessori Method

Montessori Method

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free...

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His Excellency

His Excellency

The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least understood figure in American history, George Washington. With his careful attention...

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Wild Wives

Wild Wives

Jake Blake is a private detective short on cash when he meets a rich and beautiful young woman looking to escape her father’s smothering influence. Unfortunately for Jake, the smothering...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Shells

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Shells

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American seashells--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million...

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Three Famous Short Novels

Three Famous Short Novels

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner These short works offer three different approaches to Faulkner, each representative...

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The Rules of Engagement

The Rules of Engagement

Elizabeth and Betsy had been school friends in 1950s London. Elizabeth, prudent and introspective, values social propriety. Betsy, raised by a spinster aunt, is...

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Palladio

Palladio

In her small upstate New York town, Molly Howe is admired for her beauty, poise, and character, until one day a secret is exposed and she is cruelly ostracized....

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John Wayne

John Wayne

In this immensely captivating and imaginative novel, perfectly set at the intersection of fact and fiction, Dan Barden superimposes the story of John Wayne on the...

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Cogan's Trade

Cogan's Trade

A hard-hitting, tour de force tale of the mob and the man who makes sure their rules are the only rules, by the American master of crime George V. Higgins.  Jackie...

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1861

1861

A gripping and original account of how the Civil War began and a second American revolution unfolded, setting Abraham Lincoln on the path to greatness and millions of slaves on the road to freedom....

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Shake Hands Forever

Shake Hands Forever

The bed was neatly made, and the woman on top neatly strangled.According to all accounts, Angela Hathall was deeply in love with her husband and far too paranoid to invite an unknown...

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Real World

Real World

In a crowded Tokyo suburb, four teenage girls indifferently wade their way through a hot, smoggy summer. When one of them, Toshi, discovers that her nextdoor neighbor has been brutally murdered,...

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Overture

Overture

A beautifully written, strikingly accomplished debut novel about love, music, and the complex relationship between mothers and daughters —at once a captivating glimpse into lives lived passionately...

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The Last of the Savages

The Last of the Savages

From the bestselling author of Bright Lights, Big City and Brightness Falls comes a chronicle of a generation, as enacted by two men who represent all the passions...

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The Rarest of the Rare

The Rarest of the Rare

Ackerman journeys in search of monarch butterflies and short-tailed albatrosses, monk seals and golden lion tamarin monkeys: the world's rarest creatures and their...

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Cartagena

Cartagena

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection They call it an office job—being a sicario, a hit man—because the sicario is always waiting by the...

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The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

This unique selection presents the essential elements of Sartre's lifework -- organized systematically and made available in one volume for the first time in any...

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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Haruki Murakami.While simply training for New York City Marathon...

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Dangerous Laughter

Dangerous Laughter

Thirteen darkly comic stories, Dangerous Laughter is a mesmerizing journey that stretches the boundaries of the ordinary world.

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