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The Subterranean World

by George Hartwig

Nature displays her wonders not only in the starry heavens or in the boundless variety of animal and vegetable life on the surface of our earth. In the dark regions underground she likewise shows us much that...


Forest Trees of Texas

by W. R. Matoon

Trees have held an important place in man's way of life since he has been on the earth. Trees provided early man with weapons to defend himself and helped provide him with food, shelter and fuel. Trees have...


Tree of Treasures: A Life in Ornaments

by Bonnie Mackay

A beautifully illustrated look at Christmas ornaments and the memories they hold on our trees

First highlighted in the New York Times, Bonnie Mackay’s annual Christmas tree showcases a lifetime collecting almost...


Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape

by Jill Jonnes

“Far-ranging and deeply researched, Urban Forests reveals the beauty and significance of the trees around us.” Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction

“A comprehensive...


The Names of the Stars

by Pete Fromm

At twenty years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs, seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Leaping at this chance to be a mountain man, with no experience...


Fields of Battle

by Brian Curtis

In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Duke University out of fear of further Japanese attacks on the West Coast. Shortly after this unforgettable game, many...


101 Bets You Will Always Win

by Richard Wiseman

Everyone loves a winner. Imagine being able to challenge anyone with seemingly impossible bets, safe in the knowledge that you will always win. Imagine no more. Richard Wiseman is a psychologist who has traveled...


Hockey Strong

by Todd Smith

For the casual enthusiast and hockey fanatic alike comes a collection of essays and photographs celebrating the grit and dedication of hockey players to withstand injury and hardship to play the sport they love....


The Miracle of Richfield: The Story of the 1975-76 Cleveland Cavaliers

by Roger Gordon

Three years before Brian Sipe began his magic with the Cleveland Browns, Bill Fitch and his band of Cavaliers brought a buzz to Northeast Ohio basketball that fans had never seen before. Despite a rough start...


Prehistoric Men

by Robert J. Braidwood

Like the writing of most professional archeologists, mine has been confined to so-called learned papers. Good, bad, or indifferent, these papers were in a jargon that only my colleagues and a few advanced students...


The Ethics of Sport

The Daily Newspaper

by Anonymous

THE "WITNESS" BUILDING. UPPER CASE. LOWER CASE. SETTING TYPE. MAKING "PI." BACKWARD WRITING. TAKING A "PROOF." PLACING "MATTER" IN "TURTLE." HOISTING "TURTLE" ON THE PRESS. A FELLOW LABORER. The Press Room....


Texas Rocks and Minerals

by Roselle M. Girard

Earth's outer crust Geologists Time and rock units Geologic map What are rocks and minerals? Chemical elements Minerals Rocks Igneous rocks Extrusive or volcanic igneous rocks Intrusive igneous rocks Sedimentary...


Orientalism (A Selection Of Classic Orientalist Paintings And Writings) (ShandonPress)

by William Beckford, Lord Byron, Theophile Gautier & Gustave Flaubert et al.

ShandonPress proudly presents the Orientalism compilation which regroups major orientalist works (both paintings and writings). Orientalism is a term used by scholars in art history, literary, geography, and...


Bring Back the King

by Helen Pilcher

If you could bring back just one animal from the past, what would you choose? It can be anyone or anything from history, from the King of the Dinosaurs, T. rex, to the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley, and...


Frostgrave: Arcane Locations

by Joseph Mccullough

Arcane Locations features scenarios focused on some of the more infamous ruins to be found in the Frozen City, such as Brycho's Celestium, Walenton Manor, and the Arena Without Walls. Also included are new options...


Make: Props and Costume Armor: Create Realistic Science Fiction & Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Accessories

by Shawn Thorsson

Have you been trying to think of a way to conquer your local comic convention through cosplay? Do you gaze with envious eyes upon the fan-made suits of armored awesomeness strolling around every year on Halloween?...


Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy

by Éric Hansen

The acclaimed author of Motoring with Mohammed brings us a compelling adventure into the remarkable world of the orchid and the impossibly bizarre array of international characters who dedicte their lives...


On the Loom: A Modern Weaver's Guide

by Maryanne Moodie

In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and...


How to Celebrate Everything: Recipes and Rituals for Birthdays, Holidays, Family Dinners, and Every Day In Between

by Jenny Rosenstrach

A warm and inviting guide to turning birthdays, holidays, and everyday occasions into cherished traditions, with more than 100 time-tested recipes—from the creator of the popular blog and book Dinner: A Love...