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Old Dogs New Tricks: More Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets

by Peter Anderson & Peter Jerram

More cock and bull stories from New Zealand's favourite country VetsPeter Anderson (aka the Flying Vet) and Peter Jerram (aka the Sailing Vet) are back with more lough-out-loud and entertaining yarns about the...

Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig

by Olivier Rieppel

Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel-the...

Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds: A Food Chain Approach

by Joanna Burger & Michael Gochfeld

This book is a result of the authors' more than 40 years of study on the behavior, populations, and heavy metals in the colonial waterbirds nesting in Barnegat Bay and the nearby estuaries and bays in the Northeastern...

The Circle Game - Book 1

by Liam Farrell

Liam Farrell was a smoker, drank more than was good for him and was generally unhealthy. One night in October 1996 he decided that life had to change. That moment set him on the road (literally) to a love of...

Cleveland Is King: The Cleveland Cavaliers' Historic 2016 Championship Season

by Brendan Bowers

All In. The moment that LeBron James declared his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, there was no doubt the franchise was all in on ending the city of Cleveland's over half-century drought without a...

Another 100 Scotsman Walks

by Robin Howie

For over 15 years, Robin Howie’s popular walking column appeared in The Scotsman every Saturday. He is very well known in Scottish hill-walking circles. This second collection of his walks features many colour...

Mets by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Amazin' Mets by Uniform Number

by Matthew Silverman, Jon Springer & Howie Rose

This is the first team history of the New York Mets—or any other team—to be told through a lighthearted analysis of uniform numbers. Ordinary club histories proceed year by year to give the big picture. Mets...

Baobabs of the World: The upside-down trees of Madagascar, Africa and Australia

by Andry Petignat & Louise Jasper

A photographic masterpiece, this beautiful book is a fitting tribute to the baobab - an extraordinary and majestic tree found principally in Madagascar, and peripherally in Africa and Australia. The first section...

Pocket Guide Butterflies of East Africa

by Dino J. Martins & Steve Collins

Butterflies are among the most familiar and popular of all the insects, and butterfly watching makes an absorbing hobby. This handy, compact guide serves as an introduction to East Africa's amazing butterfly...

The Material Culture of German Texans

by Kenneth Hafertepe

German immigrants of the nineteenth century left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this first comprehensive survey of the art and artifacts of German Texans, Kenneth...

Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline

by Simon Parkin

"The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers—which, in fact, he is." —Tom Bissell, author of Extra...

Exhibiting Dilemmas: Issues of Representation at the Smithsonian

by Amy Henderson & Adrienne L. Kaeppler

In twelve essays on such diverse Smithsonian Institution holdings as the Hope Diamond, the Wright Flyer, wooden Zuni carvings, and the Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworth lunch counter that became a symbol...

1966 And Not All That

by Mark Perryman

A unique 50th anniversary collection of superlative writing and new football thinking. A first-ever oral history of ’66 combined with match reports provided by writers from each of the countries England played,...

Being a Beast

by Charles Foster

A passionate naturalist explores what it’s really like to be an animal—by living like them

How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are...

Casino Craps: Simple Strategies for Playing Smart, Lowering Risk, and Winning More

by Robert R. Roto

Of all the games in the casino, only one allows the player to engage the house in a fair fight. Craps, when played intelligently and prudently, reduces the house advantage to a miniscule .6 percent, a margin...

Shut Up and Run

by Robin Arzon

An ultra marathoner and running coach captures the energy and joy of running in this illustrated, full-color motivational interactive fitness guide and journal that will inspire every type of runner—from beginner...

The Big Book of Nature Activities: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning

by Jacob Rodenburg & Drew Monkman

Get out! Seasonal activities, information, stories, games and observations to foster engagement with the natural world

Rendezvous with Death: The Americans Who Joined the Foreign Legion in 1914 to Fight for France and for Civilization

by David Hanna

They volunteered for the French, but they were fighting for the future of civilization.

Before America joined World War I, a small group of Americans volunteered for the French Foreign Legion to help defeat the...

CCTV for Wildlife Monitoring: An Introduction

by Susan Young

This is a handbook on the use of CCTV in nature watching, conservation and ecological research. CCTV offers a unique ability to monitor wildlife in real time, stream video to the web, capture imagery of fast-moving...

Creative Knitting for all Seasons and Yarns: Skill Level: Beginners to Advanced

by Sue Johnson

Do you love hand-dyed, handspun and fancy yarns and wonder how to incorporate them into your knitted creations?

Creative Knitting for All Seasons and Yarns will provide you with simple techniques and designs...