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Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

by Jil Desimini, Charles Waldheim & Mohsen Mostafavi

Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description...


Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to prefab straw bale panels - an innovative spin on a widely used natural building method


Crafting Dynamic Dialogue: The Complete Guide to Speaking, Conversing, Arguing, and Thinking in Fiction

by Writer's Digest Editors & Cheryl St. John

Write authentic dialogue that invigorates your story!

Exceptional dialogue isn't just important when writing fiction--it's essential. In order to impress an agent or editor and keep readers turning pages, you...


The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles (11th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Whether you're a learner, an experienced LGV driver or an instructor, this book has something for you. It's packed full of expert advice designed to improve your skills and keep everyone safe on today's increasingly...


600 Years in the Making

by Helen Rawson

This guidebook presents stunning highlights from the treasures of the University of St Andrews collection, revealing objects from around the world and from ancient times to the present day. Featuring specially...


Green-Light Your Book: How Writers Can Succeed in the New Era of Publishing

by Brooke Warner

A straight-shooting guide to a changing industry, Green-Light Your Book gives indie publishers and authors insight into the current state of publishing, as well as the tools they need to make their books a smashing...


Essential Hempcrete  Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to hempcrete - a strong, versatile, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient natural insulating material


The Official DVSA Theory Test for Car Drivers (18th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Prepare to pass your theory test first time with this number-one best-selling theory test book - the ONLY official expert revision guide.


Summary of TED Talks: by Chris Anderson | Includes Analysis

by . Instaread

Summary of TED Talks by Chris Anderson | Includes Analysis

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TED Talks is a comprehensive handbook for learning the now-famous TED talk style. TED is a world-renowned conference series founded by Ricky...


Everything Explained That Is Explainable: On the Creation of the Encyclopaedia Britannica's Celebrated Eleventh Edition, 1910-1911

by Denis Boyles

The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica in 1911 marked the last stand of the Enlightenment and a turbulent end to an era. The Eleventh Edition summed up the high point of optimism...


Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet with Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--Plus More Stories of How You Can Too

by Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

Traditionally, the American Dream has included owning a house, and until recently that meant the bigger the better. McMansions have flourished in suburbs across the country, and as houses got bigger we filled...


Encyclopedia of the Yoruba

by Toyin Falola & Akintunde Akinyemi

The Yoruba people today number more than 30 million strong, with significant numbers in the United States, Nigeria, Europe, and Brazil. This landmark reference work emphasizes Yoruba history, geography and demography,...


My Groupon Adventure

by Max Dickins

In 2013, comedian Max Dickins wasn't sure of very much in life, but he did know one thing for certain: his life was excruciatingly and mind-numbingly boring. He was heartbroken and desperate to shake things...


1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

by David Athol Coe & Sykes Trevor

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. 

English can be a minefield of embarrassment for writers when the wrong word is used and this is a must-have...


Author's Guide to Surviving Self-Publishing: Covers

by Elizabeth Gauthier

A short and sweet guide to covers! This is a book you need to keep on your shelf and reference often! This guide was designed to address the most common issues and concerns of self-publishers. It is the “need...


Germany for Beginners: The German Way Expat Guidebook

by Jane Park & Hyde Flippo

For expats, by expats. What if you could sit down with a team of expats, and get advice from people who together have decades of experience living and working in Germany? Germany for Beginners: The German Way...


The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop

by David Bowers & Sharon Bowers

A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you...


How May We Hate You?: Notes from the Concierge Desk

by Anna Drezen & Todd Dakotah Briscoe

Most people think hotel employees are effortlessly cheerful, naturally helpful, and genuinely like their work. 

 

Most people are wrong.

 

Find out what really goes on in the world of hospitality with this...


Reading and Writing Cancer: How Words Heal

by Susan Gubar

An important addition to the literature of cancer by an award-winning scholar and memoirist.

Elaborating upon her “Living with Cancer” column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers,...


The Survival Doctor's Complete Handbook

by James Hubbard, Md

It's the worst snowstorm you can remember. The ice-covered streets are abandoned. You hear a boom in the distance, and your computer screen goes blank. Darkness. A crash and another bang from inside the house....