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  • 'Cherry' Ingram
    The hundred-year life of Cherry Ingram saw him fall for the cherry trees of Japan and take them home to cultivate. Upon return in 1926, Ingram was saddened to see the variety of trees being replaced by a single variant, and so he resolved to take striking variants back from his garden to their nativ..
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  • 'The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of KY's Worst Tragedy, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Robert WebsterWith: David BrockWith: Tom McConaughyThis is the complete history of the alleged mob activity in Newport, Kentucky, and the magnificent Beverly Hills Supper Club, where 169 people died and the lives of thousands were changed in an instant. Unlike other publicatio..
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  • 10 Days in a Madhouse (Annotated), Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Nellie BlyAuthor: BookcapsIn 1887, an ambitious journalist named Nellie Bly went on an undercover assignment to disclose the mistreatment of women at the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island. The story created shockwaves throughout the country and caused reform in ment..
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  • 10 Minutes to Knowing the Men & Women of the Bible, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Jim GeorgeThe benefits we gain from God's Word multiply significantly as we see how the Lord worked in the lives of His people. Their examples help guide us in very practical ways, enabling us to live the Christian life more effectively and successfully. The 50 biographical sk..
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  • 10 Years of Freedom, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Natascha KampuschOther: Heike GronemeierTranslator: Jill KreuerIn late October 2006, one of the most spectacular kidnapping cases of the younger past had come to end, when Natascha Kampusch freed herself after being held captive in a hidden cellar (near Vienna, Austria) for mo..
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  • 101 First Words: Animals (refresh)
    This bright and colourful book makes learning fun and stimulating for young minds.show more NUME CARTE: 101 First Words: Animals (refresh)ISBN: 9781488904455PRET EDITURA: 44.00AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Hinkler BooksDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 170 x 206NUMAR PAGINI: 8..
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  • 101 First Words: At Home (refresh)
    This bright and colourful book makes learning fun and stimulating for young minds.show more NUME CARTE: 101 First Words: At Home (refresh)ISBN: 9781488930645PRET EDITURA: 44.00AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Hinkler BooksDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 170 x 206NUMAR PAGINI: 8..
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  • 12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia, Paperback
    Questions of class and gender in Appalachia have, in the wake of the 2016 presidential election and the runaway success of Hillbilly Elegy, moved to the forefront of national conversations about politics and culture. From Todd Snyder, a first generation college student turned college professor, come..
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  • 1536, Paperback
    A new look at Henry VIII and his legacy, timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of his ascension. Lipscomb claims that in 1536, Henry met many physical, personal and political failures, and emerged a better man who transformed the nation. *Also appeared in March Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: 1536..
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  • 15:17 to Paris, Paperback
    Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone's heroic altercation with a terrorist on board the 15:17 from Brussels to Paris in August 2015 is put in the context of the three's shared upbringing and friendship, culminating in a nuanced portrayal of their celebrated act. The three authors are set..
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  • 18 and Life on Skid Row, Paperback
    18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as th..
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  • 19 Minutes to Live - Helicopter Combat in Vietnam: A Memoir by Lew Jennings, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Lew Jennings"19 Minutes to Live" illustrates the incredible courage and determination of helicopter pilots and crews supporting those heroes that carried a rucksack and a rifle in Vietnam. Over 12,000 helicopters were used in the Vietnam War, which is why it became known as "T..
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  • 1913 Diary of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna: Complete Tercentennial Journal of the Third Daughter of the Last Tsar, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Helen AzarWith: Amanda MadruGrand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna was the third daughter and middle child of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and 1913 was the tercentennial year of her family's dynastic rule-the last full year before the outbreak of World War I. In her journal, Maria docu..
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  • 1934-1939, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Anais NinBeginning with Nin's arrival in New York, this volume is filled with the stories of her analytical patients. There is a shift in emphasis also as Nin becomes aware of the inevitable choice facing the artist in the modern world. "Sensitive and frank... Nin's] diary is ..
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  • 1970s Childhood, Paperback
    A nostalgic look at growing up in the 1970s, a great gift for anyone who remembers glam rock, flares, huge collars, kipper ties and chopper bikes. With more than 40 b/w illustrations to aid the nostalgic trip down memory lane. NUME CARTE: 1970s Childhood, PaperbackISBN: 0752463446PRET EDITURA: 58.99..
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  • 20 Under 40: Stories from the New Yorker, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Editor: Deborah TreismanIn June 2010, the editors of The New Yorker announced to widespread media coverage their selection of "20 Under 40"--the young fiction writers who are, or will be, central to their generation. The magazine published twenty stories by this stellar group of write..
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  • 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram, Hardcover
    Following his initial imprisonment in North Africa in 1941, British soldier Alastair Cram would escape from prisoner of war camps 21 times across the duration of World War Two. American author David M. Guss presents a story of relentless determination against adversity. NUME CARTE: 21 Escapes of Lt ..
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  • 21 Servants of Sovereign Joy: Faithful, Flawed, and Fruitful, Hardcover
    Throughout history, the lives of spiritual giants--though full of struggle, sin, and weakness--magnify the glory and majesty of God. Their lives and teachings are full of messages that are still profoundly relevant. Their voices live on. And their stories should be told and read today. In this book..
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  • 21st-Century Yokel
    A blend of nature writing and memoir, longlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2018. Observations of owls, badgers and trees combine with a touch of what the }AV Club{ likens to 'a British David Sedaris.' NUME CARTE: 21st-Century YokelISBN: 1783527390PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Tom CoxEDITURA: UnboundCO..
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  • 21st-Century Yokel, Hardcover
    A funny and personal memoir from the }Sunday Times{ bestselling author, he explores the way we can tied inescapably to landscape, both through our family and our past. NUME CARTE: 21st-Century Yokel, HardcoverISBN: 1783524561PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Tom CoxEDITURA: CornerstoneCOPERTA: CartonataD..
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  • 24 Hours Inside the President's Bunker: 9-11-01: The White House, Hardcover
    After Maj. Robert J. Darling organizes President Bush's trip to Florida on Sept. 10, 2001, he believes the next couple of days will be quiet. He has no idea that a war is about to begin. The next day, after terrorists crash airliners into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, Maj. Darling ..
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  • 25 and Self-Ish, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Brittany BergerI always played it safe and never took risks. I had complete control over my life. The year before I turned twenty-five everything changed. I experienced true love and true heartbreak, career success and failure, and crossed the bridge of fear leaving everything..
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  • 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise, Hardcover
    Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-..
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  • 3,096 Days in Captivity
    Contributor(s):Author: Natascha KampuschOn March 2, 1998, ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was kidnapped, and found herself locked in a house that would be her home for the next eight years. She was starved, beaten, treated as a slave, and forced to work for her deranged captor. But she never forgot w..
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  • 30 Before 30: How I Made a Mess of My 20s, and You Can Too, Paperback
    A charming, relatable and hilarious collection of essays documenting a young woman's attempt to accomplish thirty life goals before turning thirty.Something was nagging Marina Shifrin. As a freshly minted adult with student loan payments, a barely hospitable New York apartment, a "real" job she hate..
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  • 300 Arguments, Paperback
    The celebrated essayist Sarah Manguso embarks on a sequence of aphorisms, with the compressed insights gathering power by their accumulation to showcase Manguso's nature as a 'Proustian minimalist on the order of Lydia Davis', as described in }Kirkus Reviews{. NUME CARTE: 300 Arguments, PaperbackISB..
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  • 365 Science Experiments (flexibound)
    From understanding the smallest molecules, to learning about the vastness of the solar system, science has never been more fun. Build a volcano, make a tornado in a bottle, build a mini rocket, make your own bubbles and much more! For parents there are symbols with every experiment to help guide chi..
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  • 438 Days, Paperback
    An epic tale of survival and beating the ultimate odds. In 2012 Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two day fishing trip, but was dragged out to the Pacific Ocean, where he survived for 14 months, before washing up on a Pacific island. Now in paperback. NUME CARTE: 438 Days, PaperbackI..
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  • 44: The Legacy of President Obama, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: President Obama BookCelebrate the legacy of President Obama and Help End Childhood Hunger in America. From PresidentObamaBook.com, Eight historical years have been woven into one limited edition book celebrating special moments with our President, Barack Obama. This one-of-a-k..
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  • 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69, Paperback
    On a freezing winter's night, a few hours before dawn on May 12, 1969, South African security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist and wife of the imprisoned Nelson Mandela, and arrested her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged nine and ten.Rounded u..
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  • 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology, Paperback (5th Ed.)
    Contributor(s):Author: Samuel Cohen50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book's carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary readings to truly eng..
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  • 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World, Hardcover
    This entertaining and informative guide to the most notable LGBTQ+ musicians throughout the development of popular culture is written in an inspirational and historically conscious tone, with engaging illustrations. NUME CARTE: 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World, HardcoverISBN: 1784881503PRE..
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  • 50 Queers Who Changed the World: A Celebration of Lgbtq+ Icons, Hardcover
    LGBT people are some of the coolest in history - Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature. From Oscar Wilde, who defended his homosexual relationships in court,..
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  • 50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights, Hardcover
    Throughout history, great speeches have produced great change. From inciting violence and asserting control to restoring peace and securing freedom, nothing has the raw emotional power of a speech delivered at the right moment, in the right place, with the right content, and the right delivery. 50 S..
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  • 61 Minutes in Munich, Hardcover
    A memoir from the first black footballer to play for Liverpool FC, with particular reference to their match against Bayern Munich in the European Cup in April 1981, when he was substituted after 61 minutes. NUME CARTE: 61 Minutes in Munich, HardcoverISBN: 1909245399PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Howar..
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  • 84 Charing Cross Road, Paperback
    The true story of the love affair between the author and the sellers of rare books at the address of the title. NUME CARTE: 84 Charing Cross Road, PaperbackISBN: 1860498507PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): Helene HanffEDITURA: ViragoCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2002DATA PUBLICARE: 2002..
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  • 868 the Sharecropper's Son, Paperback
    Follow the life steps of Houston E. Lowe, from his country birth in 1919, as he is renamed "868" by his Japanese captors. The book chronicles his miraculous life of almost one-hundred years, including the gruesome details of the forty tortuous months as an American POW in World War II after his capt..
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  • 9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat's Guide to Life and Success, Hardcover
    The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered shares the lessons she learned growing up in a military family paying homage to the military ideals that shaped her and showing how everyone can benefit from bringing the wisdom o..
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  • 99: Stories of the Game, Hardcover
    "The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of leg..
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  • A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City, Paperback
    A young college grad buys a house in Detroit for $500 and attempts to restore it--and his new neighborhood--to its original glory in this "deeply felt, sharply observed personal quest to create meaning and community out of the fallen...A standout" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Drew Philp, an ide..
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  • A Beautiful Work in Progress, Paperback
    Runners' vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for ``Did Not Start`` and DNF for ``Did Not Finish,`` but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for ``Did Not Quit.``Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of cen..
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  • A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal, Paperback
    **An International Bestseller** "Like Big Little Lies, A Beautiful Terrible Thing is a startling reminder that fairy tales aren't real. A master class in suspenseful storytelling, Jen Waite recounts the lies, betrayals, and infidelity she endured with unrestrained honesty and deft candor. I couldn't..
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  • A Better Place: A Memoir of Peace in the Face of Tragedy, Paperback
    NUME CARTE: A Better Place: A Memoir of Peace in the Face of Tragedy, PaperbackISBN: 9781946706997PRET EDITURA: 72.99AUTOR(i): Pati Navalta PobleteEDITURA: Nothing But the Truth PublishingCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2018FORMAT: 216 x 140 x 16NUMAR PAGINI: 256..
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  • A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back, Hardcover
    David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New York Times described as ``the foremost classical stylist of our day,`` presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a dev..
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  • A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain, Paperback
    A compelling account of recreating a life through writing, memory, and desire In the early evening on October 1, 2003, Christina Crosby was three miles into a seventeen mile bicycle ride, intent on reaching her goal of 1,000 miles for the riding season. She was a respected senior professor of Englis..
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  • A Border Passage: From Cairo to America - A Woman's Journey, Paperback
    An Egyptian woman's reflections on her changing homeland--updated with an afterword on the Arab SpringIn language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed movingly recounts her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic w..
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  • A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the Cia's Secret War, Hardcover
    A thrilling dramatic narrative of the top-secret Cold War-era spy plane operation that transformed the CIA and brought the U.S. and the Soviet Union to the brink of disaster On May 1, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union just weeks before a peace summit between the two..
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  • A Burst of Light: And Other Essays, Hardcover
    "Lorde's words -- on race, cancer, intersectionality, parenthood, injustice -- burn with relevance 25 years after her death." -- O, The Oprah Magazine Winner of the 1988 Before Columbus Foundation National Book Award, this path-breaking collection of essays is a clarion call to build communities tha..
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