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Born to Be Good: The Science... - Dacher Keltner

Born to Be Good: The Science...Dacher Keltner

“A landmark book in the science of emotions and its implications for ethics and human universals.”—Library Journal, starred reviewIn this startling study of human emotion, Dacher Keltner investigates an unanswered question of human evolutio… more

Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
Dacher Keltner
W. W. Norton & Company , English
A Guide to the Bodhisattva W... - Santideva

A Guide to the Bodhisattva W...Santideva

In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Santideva, it became a… more

A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
Snow Lion , English
The Children of the Sky (Zon... - Vernor Vinge

The Children of the Sky (Zon...Vernor Vinge

After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a d… more

The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Vernor Vinge
Tor Books , English
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Eart... - Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's Guide to Eart...Isaac Asimov

A wide-ranging exploration of our universe — from “what makes the wind blow?” to “how was the moon formed?” — in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. “A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory.” — LIBRARYmore

Isaac Asimov’s Guide to Earth and Space
Isaac Asimov
Fawcett , English
Icon and Axe: An Interpretat... - James Billington

Icon and Axe: An Interpretat...James Billington

A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era.” - Library Journal. Illustrations, references, index.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Icon and Axe: An Interpretative History of Russian Culture (Vintage)
James Billington
Vintage , English
Identity Theft: How to Prote... - Silver Lake Editors

Identity Theft: How to Prote...Silver Lake Editors

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This new work examines this increasingly common and destructive crime. Good, current overview, recommended for the public and for libraries. — Library Journal

Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Name, Your Credit…
Silver Lake Editors
Silver Lake Publishing , English
The Man Who Flew the Memphis... - Robert Morgan, Ron Powers

The Man Who Flew the Memphis...Robert Morgan, Ron Powers

Bring[s] a new perspective to World War II literature…Exciting” — Library Journal. A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in Am… more

The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a WWII Bomber Pilot
Robert Morgan, Ron Powers
NAL , English
Script into Performance: A S... - Richard Hornby

Script into Performance: A S...Richard Hornby

An analysis of script interpretation for the theater. The text includes theories on performance as well as examples from the works of Shelley, Ibsen and Pinter. In his new preface, Hornby laments the modernization of classic plays which he… more

Script into Performance: A Structuralist Approach
Richard Hornby
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books , English
Furious Improvisation - Susan Quinn

Furious ImprovisationSusan Quinn

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Under the direction of a five-foot redheaded firecracker, Hallie Flanagan, the Federal Theater Project managed to turn a WPA relief program into a platform for some of the most inventive and cutting-edge theater of its time. This daring exp… more

Furious Improvisation
Susan Quinn
Walker Books , English
Peace Education, "2d Ed." - Ian M. Harris

Peace Education, "2d Ed."Ian M. Harris

The world has changed dramatically since the 1988 first edition of this work (“valuable…breaks fresh ground in educational reform”—Library Journal). The very notion of what is meant by peace, at least domestically, has been profoundly aff… more

Peace Education, “2d Ed.”
Ian M. Harris
McFarland & Company , English
Juliette - Marquis de Sade

JulietteMarquis de Sade

“An amazing sequence of imaginatively bizarre sexual adventures punctuated by philosophical and theological digression. Mlle. De Maupin, Lolita, Candy—all pale beside Juliette.”—Library Journal

Marquis de Sade
Grove Press , English
The Corpus Conundrum (A thir... - Albert A. Bell Jr

The Corpus Conundrum (A thir...Albert A. Bell Jr

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By the author of The Blood of Caesar, named a Best Mystery of 2008 by Library Journal. While out hunting at his estate in Laurentum, Pliny finds a man’s body. The man appears lifeless, but Pliny cannot find a cause of death. He locks the bo… more

The Corpus Conundrum (A third case from the notebooks of Pliny the Younger Book 3)
Albert A. Bell Jr
Ingalls Publishing Group, Inc , English
The Merciful Scar - Rebecca St. James, Nancy Rue

The Merciful ScarRebecca St. James, Nancy Rue

Kirsten has spent her life trying to forget. But mercy begs her to remember.When she was in high school, a terrible accident fractured her family, and the only relief Kirsten could find was carving tiny lines into her skin, burying her pain… more

The Merciful Scar
Rebecca St. James, Nancy Rue
Thomas Nelson , English
The Children of the Sky (Zon... - Vernor Vinge

The Children of the Sky (Zon...Vernor Vinge

After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a d… more

The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Vernor Vinge
Tor Books , English
River Music: A Fly Fisher's ... - James R. Babb

River Music: A Fly Fisher's ...James R. Babb

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The sequel to Crosscurrents, which Library Journal hailed as one of the best fly-fishing books of 2001.

River Music: A Fly Fisher’s Four Seasons
James R. Babb
Lyons Press , English
Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks) - Helen Lester

Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks)Helen Lester

Pinkerton Pig always has to be first — first to eat, first off the bus — until, running to be first for a sandwich, he finds himself in trouble with the Sand Witch.

Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks)
Helen Lester
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English
Swordsmen of the Screen: Fro... - Jeffrey Richards

Swordsmen of the Screen: Fro...Jeffrey Richards

This fascinating study of the genre of swashbuckling films received wide critical acclaim when it was first published in 1977. Jeffrey Richards assesses the contributions to the genre of directors, designers and fencing masters, as well as … more

Swordsmen of the Screen: From Douglas Fairbanks to Michael York (Routledge Library Editions: Cinema)
Jeffrey Richards
Routledge , English
Every Dog Has His Day (Hank ... - John R. Erickson

Every Dog Has His Day (Hank ...John R. Erickson

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Hank is literally at the end of his rope in his tenth adventure. It’s roundup time at the ranch and Hank is left behind, tied to a post, while a high-bred border collie named Bennie takes Hank’s place and runs the show. How can Hank restore… more

Every Dog Has His Day (Hank the Cowdog)
John R. Erickson
Maverick Books, Inc. , English
The Shakespeare Stealer - Gary Blackwood

The Shakespeare StealerGary Blackwood

Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”—or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, whe… more

The Shakespeare Stealer
Gary Blackwood
Puffin , English
Abortion: My Choice, God's G... -

Abortion: My Choice, God's G...

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Library Journal said, “After a foreword and introduction that place abortion in comparative contexts, 13 Christian women (both Roman Catholic and Protestant) write about their decision to abort; seven additional chapters provide further tes… more

Abortion: My Choice, God’s Grace : Christian Women Tell Their Stories
Hope Publishing House , English