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  • How to Disappear

    Erase Your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, and Vanish without a Trace

    ***How to Disappear***is the authoritative and comprehensive guide for people who seek to protect their privacy as well as for anyone who’s ever entertained the fantasy of disappearing—whether actually dropping out of sight or by eliminating the traceable evidence of their existence.Written by the world’s leading experts on finding people and helping people avoid being found, ***How to Disappear** ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Don't Know Much About Mythology

    Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Stories in Human History but Never Learned

    series Don't Know Much About Series
    The latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Don't Know Much About® series -- a magical journey into the timeless world of mythologyIt has been fifteen years since Kenneth C. Davis first dazzled audiences with his instant classic Don't Know Much About® History, vividly bringing the past to life and proving that Americans don't hate history, they just hate the dull, textbook version ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said

    series 1001
    In this witty collection you will find quotations grouped in categories that reflect the range of human existence, hopes, and achievement:Life and Death (And Some of What Happens in Between)“Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.”—James ThurberLove and Friendship“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”—Blaise PascalSuccess and Ways to Achieve ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Penn Statements, Vol. 40

    Student Compositions from the Program in Writing and Rhetoric

    Penn Statements is a reader of student essays and compositions from courses offered through Penn State's Program in Writing and Rhetoric. All essays are submitted by students and are used as examples of student writers engaging with rhetorical principles. ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • How to Invent Everything

    A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

    by Ryan North ...
    **An NPR Best Book of 2018"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If?The only book you need if you're going back in time**What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Any Last Words?

    Deathbed Quotes and Famous Farewells

    by Joseph Hayden ...
    A lighthearted look at the stories behind legendary last words—from heartwarming tales of final moments to hilarious last laughs.Last words are never easy—since, let’s face it, they’re mostly spoken by people in the worst health of their lives. But even if they aren’t eloquent, they can offer a glimpse into the speaker’s true self. Some are clever, others are loving, heartbreaking, or occasionally ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Academic Journal: Editing and Publishing

    Launch One Your Own

    World University rankings were announced by Thomas Reuters and The Times. As an Indian, besides being one teaching for nearly five decades, I was eager to know the results of the announcement. I showed enough concern. Where have our good Indian universities/higher educational institutions been placed? I set my eyes on top ranks, and it didn’t give me anything to be proud of. My eyes crossed over ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Wedding Bells at the Signal Box Cafe

    A heartwarming romantic comedy

    'Brimming with friendship and romance, this lovely book will charm your heart' Milly JohnsonFall in love with this heartwarming and emotional romcom, perfect for fans of Rebecca Raisin and Victoria Walters!Here comes the bride...Lucy Woods has always dreamed of running her very own wedding venue. After moving her eight-year-old son to the countryside she's surprised to find the perfect location ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Elements of Style: Classic Edition (2018)

    With Editor's Notes, New Chapters & Study Guide

    This Classic Edition commemorates the 100-year anniversary of William Strunk's grammar primer, The Elements of Style. Generations of writers have learned the basics of grammar from Strunk’s little book. It was rated “one of the 100 most influential books written in English” by Time in 2011, and iconic author Stephen King recommended it as a grammar primer that all aspiring writers should read ... Read more

    $4.54 USD

  • Jewish Lives

    Britain 1750–1950

    series How Your Ancestors Lived
    “Offers a guide to family historians who want to reconstruct their family trees. Invaluable . . . to other Jews in search of their roots” (Jewish Renaissance).Jewish Lives presents the life-stories of ten individual Jews who immigrated to Britain between 1750 and 1950, based on actual genealogical research. Their stories, enriched by a variety of sources, reflect the experiences of all Jewish ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • We Did That?

    Buckle up for a very odd ride through history with entertaining trivia about the odd things humans have done . . .This book is packed with fun facts about:Quirky inventions: Everyone knows about mousetraps, but did you know they were originally inspired by burglar alarms?Bizarre beauty and fashion fads: Discover wooden bathing suits, breast enhancers in the shape of toilet plungers, and death ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Flip Side of History

    Strange News, Hard-to-Believe Headlines, and Other Curious Stories from History

    Amazing forgotten true stories from the creator of the Useless Information blog and podcast.A prominent lawyer leaves his entire estate to a town for the establishment of a library that forbids women—setting off riots, arrests, and the near hanging of a judge.The amazing story of the only person rescued from slavery by the Underground Railroad four times.That time a man in the 1950s stole hundreds ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Keeping Their Marbles

    How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums - And Why They Should Stay There

    The fabulous collections housed in the world's most famous museums are trophies from an imperial age. Yet the huge crowds that each year visit the British Museum in London, the Louvre in Paris, or the Metropolitan in New York have little idea that many of the objects on display were acquired by coercion or theft. Now the countries from which these treasures came would like them back. The Greek ... Read more

    $22.79 USD

  • Total Survival

    How to Organize Your Life, Home, Vehicle, and Family for Natural Disasters, Civil Unrest, Financial Meltdowns, Medical Epidemics, and Political Upheaval

    Knowing that no survival book can cover every conceivable aspect of surviving in every conceivable situation, in Total Survival, veteran survivalist James C. Jones delivers tips that cover the most likely needs of readers and for which there is useful and practical instruction. His goal is to share a variety of practical survival skills, principles, and ideas in an easy-to read format that will ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • OpenStreetMap

    Using and Enhancing the Free Map of the World

    This book is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of OpenStreetMap, the free map of the world. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Our Endless and Proper Work

    Starting (and Sticking to) Your Writing Practice

    by Ron Hogan ...
    Writer and editorial consultant Ron Hogan helps readers develop an ongoing writing practice as an end in and of itself, not a means to publication.Many people pick up the guitar without eyeing a career as a professional musician, or start painting without caring if they get a gallery. But with writing the assumption seems to be that the goal must be to get published. Why? Why is it acceptable to ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Real Artists Have Day Jobs

    (And Other Awesome Things They Don't Teach You in School)

    For readers of Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling, and #Girlboss, a hilarious—yet heartfelt—guide to growing up and taking your place in the world by the popular comedian and author of the highly praised Agorafabulous!While the practical aspects of new adulthood can be nerve-wracking—dating, job-hunting, money-managing—the most important task of all is figuring out who you are and where you fit in the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Be Ready for Anything

    How to Survive Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Pandemics, Mass Shootings, Nuclear Disasters, and Other Life-Threatening Events

    by Daisy Luther ...
    Will you be a ready for a dozen different kinds of disasters? You want to be prepared for whatever emergencies come your way. While prepping for a dozen different disasters may sound like a daunting task, there’s good news.Preparing for a wide variety of disasters requires the same basic supplies as preparing for one or two. For each event, there will be some special steps, unique information, and ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Acquired Tastes

    by Peter Mayle ...
    With an updated foreword by Peter Mayle, Acquired Tastes (formerly Expensive Habits), originally published in 1993, is a celebration of life's extravagances. Exploring an aspect of human nature that, although lying dormant in hard economic times, is capable of erupting with the hint of good fortune and the drop of a credit card. It samples the luxuries of Havana cigars, Parisian Hotels, bespoke ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Phenomenological Research Methods

    In this volume, Clark Moustakas clearly discusses the theoretical underpinnings of phenomenology, based on the work of Husserl and others, and takes the reader step-by-step through the process of conducting a phenomenological study. His concise guide provides numerous examples of successful phenomenological studies from a variety of fields including therapy, health care, victimology, psychology ... Read more

    $39.19 USD

  • In Case You Get Hit by a Bus

    How to Organize Your Life Now for When You're Not Around Later

    A step-by-step program for getting your life in order, so you’re prepared for the unexpected.The odds of getting hit by a bus are 495,000 to 1. But the odds that you’re going to die some day? Exactly.Even the most disorganized among us can take control of our on- and off-line details so our loved ones won’t have to scramble later. The experts at Everplans, a leading company in digital life ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Analyzing Social Networks

    Designed to walk beginners through core aspects of collecting, visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting social network data, this book will get you up-to-speed on the theory and skills you need to conduct social network analysis. Using simple language and equations, the authors provide expert, clear insight into every step of the research process—including basic maths principles—without making ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • Test bank fundamentals of nursing 8th edition

    by TMD ...
    is a book with quick questions and quick answers. In this document we offer options for you to refer to in the "fundamentals of nursing 8 th" textbook ... Read more

    $13.22 USD

  • The Network Access Control Handbook - Everything You Need To Know About Network Access Control

    by Maya Johnston ...
    This book is your ultimate Network Access Control resource. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, facts, quotes and much more.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Network Access Control's whole picture right away. Get countless Network Access Control facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource.The ... Read more

    $12.39 USD