Claudia Roden - Cooking - 2008 - 528 pages
Claudia Roden. couples are encouraged to step over a large fish as an
assurance of happiness and a protection from evil. Today, the shape ot a risli has
become a symbol. Embroidered on material and carved in metal, it is believed to
ward off ...
R. D. Bartlett, Patricia Bartlett - Pets - 2011 - 288 pages
This friendly guide shows you how to get started, with expert tips on everything from buying Koi and keeping them healthy to feeding, breeding, showing, and enjoying these gorgeous fish.
Julia Glass - Fiction - 2008 - 200 pages
In this vivid, heartrending story of what we can and cannot do for those we love, the sisters grow closer as they move further apart.
Tobias Wolff - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
To American soldiers in Vietnam, "back in the world" meant America and safety. To Tobias Wolff's characters, Back in the World is where lives that have veered out of control just might become normal again.
Holly Hughes - Cooking - 2014 - 352 pages
The fifteenth annual edition of this classic food writing anthology—the book that will “delight anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a good read and a good meal” ( Library Journal, starred review)—with more than 100,000 copies sold of the ...
Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ali Smith - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
Ali Smith and the short story are made for each other. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Hakan Nesser - Fiction - 2009 - 335 pages
International Bestseller Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is on the case once more in this breathless thriller of deception, blackmail, and cold murder.
Alexander McCall Smith - Fiction - 2008 - 272 pages
Whatever the problem, whatever the case, we know we can count on Isabel's instincts to help her find the right solution. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Claudia Roden - Cooking - 2011 - 624 pages
In The Food of Spain, Claudia Roden, the James Beard award-winning author of the classics A Book of Middle Eastern Food and The Book of Jewish Food, and one of our foremost authorities on Mediterranean, North African, and Italian cooking, ...
Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
Julia Glass - Fiction - 2010 - 448 pages
Yet again, she plumbs the human heart brilliantly, dramatically, and movingly. From the Hardcover edition.