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Japanese Folklore Tales of The Beautiful Weaving Maiden Bilingual Edition English & Spanish

by Muhammad Vandestra & Maya Aminah Sakura

All you that are true lovers, I beseech you pray the gods for fair weather upon the seventh night of the seventh moon.

For patience’ sake and for dear love’s sake, pray, and be pitiful that upon that night...


McALISTER'S WAY VOLUME 07 - Free Serialisation

by Richard Marman & illustrated by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY FREE Weekly Serialisation

Volume 7 Chapters 12 — 13

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

Chapter 12

The first time I flew to New Guinea as a Hercules C-130 co-pilot I was...


McALISTER'S WAY - Free Serialisation Vol. 06

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation

Volume 6 Chapters 10 — 11

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

More personal insights from the author.

Chapter 10

New Guinea was a great place...


McAlisters Way - Free Serialisation Vol 05 Chapters 8 and 9

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation Volume 05 Chapters 8 & 9

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

By now you’ve probably got the idea. I add a few thoughts about each chapter as...


McALISTER'S WAY - FREE Serialisation Vol. 04 - Chapters 6 and 7

by Richard Marman

MCALISTER’S WAY - FREE Weekly Serialisation Volume 4 Chapters 6 & 7

A Young Adult Action and Adventure Story for Baby Boomers

More musing from the author……….

Chapter 6

When I first immigrated to Australia,...


Secret Weapons of World War II

by Gerald Pawle

"This was a secret war, whose battles were lost or won unknown to the public ... No such warfare had ever been waged by mortal men." - SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, The Second World War, Vol. II


Spitfire Pilot

by Flight Lieutenant David Crook DFC

"Spitfire Pilot" was written in 1940 in the heat of battle when the RAF stood alone against the might of Hitler's Third Reich. It is a tremendous personal account of one of the fiercest and most idealised air...


Condition Red

by Frederick J. Bell

“Condition Red” was an expression that we used to indicate the imminence of any type of engagement. Aboard the G it was a colloquialism that served to express the conviction that the next few hours or days...


Extracts From: History Crumbs & History Crumbs II

by Lelio Finocchiaro

“History can be told in very different ways and still be faithful and accurate. So, basically any topic can be used as an excuse to find the right historical references.”

No matter if it is the origins of...


Asia Folklore Tales of The Beautiful Moon Maiden

by Muhammad Vandestra & Maya Aminah Sakura

There was an old bamboo cutter called Také Tori. He was an honest old man, very poor and hard-working, and he lived with his good old wife in a cottage on the hills. Children they had none, and little comfort...


Alexander the Great

by Jacob Abbott

This book is one of the best books ever written on Alexander the Great, his incredible conquests, his eventual downfall, and the aftermath of his death. 

It is filled with fascinating details and deep insights...


De Bello Gallico and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)

by Caius Julius Caesar

"De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries (The War Commentaries of Julius Caesar: The War in Gaul and The Civil War)' is a collection of war writings by Julius Caesar. Included in this volume are the first hand...


Atlantis

by Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) has been called "the Sleeping Prophet," "the father of Holistic medicine," "the miracle man of Virginia Beach," and "the most documented psychic of all time." During Cayce's lifetime,...


One-Night Stands with American History: Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

by Richard Shenkman & Kurt Reiger

Respect yourself in the morning -- read One-Night Stands with American History!

This collection of little-known facts and anecdotes is American history with the boring parts left out. Richard Shenkman and Kurt...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


Hubris

by Alistair Horne

“EMINENTLY PROVOCATIVE AND READABLE.”—THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six...


Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers

by Idelisse Malavé & Esti Giordani

At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers,...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


Napoleon's Mameluke: The Memoirs of Roustam Raeza

by Roustam Raza & Jonathan North

The colorful memoirs of Napoleon’s bodyguard, translated for the first time, provide a vivid picture of the general and emperor.


Lists of Note

by Shaun Usher

Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving;...