Melancholy Elephants Spider Robinson

Contents:Melancholy Elephants (1982)Half an Oaf (1976)High Infidelity (1984)Antinomy (1978)In the Olden Days (1984)Chronic Offender (1981)No Renewal (1977)Common Sense (1985)Rubber Soul (1982)Conco...

Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases Daniel Kahneman

The thirty-five chapters in this book describe various judgmental heuristics and the biases they produce, not only in laboratory experiments but in important social, medical, and political situatio...

Prairie Christmas Elizabeth Van Steenwyk

Eleven-year-old Emma is disappointed when her mother, a doctor, has to deliver a baby on Christmas Day. But when she arrives with Mama at the house, Emma realizes she isn't the only one whose Chris...

The Miracle of Fasting: Proven Throughout History for Physical, Mental and Spiritual Rejuvenation Paul Bragg

Proven throughout history for physical, mental and spiritual rejuvenation, fasting promotes cleansing and healing; helps normalize weight, blood pressure, cholesterol; rebuilds the immune system; a...

The Dinner Herman Koch

An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives - all over the course of one meal...

Operation Wandering Soul Richard Powers

Highly imaginative and emotionally powerful, this stunning novel about childhood innocence amidst the nightmarish disease and deterioration at the heart of modern Los Angeles was nominated for a Na...

Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics Ernesto Laclau

The arguments and controversies it has aroused are, furthermore, far from abating: the disintegration of the Soviet bloc, the emergence of new social and political identities linked to the transfor...

The Balloonist MacDonald Harris

As in the best of Jules Verne or Albert Sanchez Pinol, The Balloonist is a gripping and surreal yarn, chilling and comic by turn, that brilliantly reinvents the Arctic adventure.It is July 1897, at...

Mallory Pike, #1 Fan Ann M. Martin

Mallory lands a job as part-time assistant to her favorite children's author and discovers some troubling things about the author's past.

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Slave Species of God: The Story of Humankind from the Cradle of Humankind Michael Tellinger

Were humans created by God as Slaves?

Was Abraham the first human Spy?

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Banana Heart Summer Merlinda Bobis

Richly imagined, gloriously written, Banana Heart Summer is an incandescent tale of food, family, and longingat once a love letter to mothers and daughters and a lively celebration of friendship an...

Orphan's Quest Pat Nelson Childs

Rokey, a poor orphan, has lived his entire life sheltered within the walls of the Noble Contemplative Monastery.

But when a tragedy results in his expulsion from the only home he has ever kno...

The Clerkenwell Tales Peter Ackroyd

From the foremost contemporary chronicler of London's history, a suspenseful novel that ingeniously draws on Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales to recreate the city's 14th century religious and politic...

Alice at Heart Deborah Smith

Publishers Weekly says of the story, "love and dark secrets abound." Acclaimed fantasy author Anne Bishop calls the novel "wonderful," and Library Journal describes Alice At Heart as "a compelling,...

The Goodly Spellbook: Olde Spells for Modern Problems Dixie Deerman

Here is the thoroughly comprehensive, absolutely definitive guide to spellsthe basic handbook for anyone looking to practice some hands-on magic.

Delightfully well-written and practical, fill...

Dusty Answer Rosamond Lehmann

Dusty Answer is Judith Earle's storyher solitary childhood spent in the seclusion of her riverside house, her awkward, intense experiences at Cambridge rounded with passion and disillusionment, and...

The Theory of the Leisure Class Thorstein Veblen

Veblen's The Theory of the Leisure Class is in the tradition of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations and Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan, yet it provides a surprisingly contemporary look at American econom...

A Grain of Wheat Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village's chosen hero and a man haunted by a terrible secret.

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The Shadow of Albion Andre Norton

Thrust into a volatile world where King Henry IX rules over the English Empire, America never revolted, and Napoleon Bonaparte marches unchecked across Europe, is young Sarah Cunningham, ripped fro...

The Starplace Vicki Grove

It's the early 1960s and Frannie has never given much thought to the color of her skin -- until an African-American girl named Celeste moves to town.

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