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Urban Landscape Strategies

by Giuseppe Marinoni

The projects illustrated here exemplify the way contemporary urban planning is moving in practice, and how it is precisely in the effective transformation of cities and landscapes that it is finding the theoretical...


No More Laughing at the Deaf Boy

by Geoffrey Ball

Hearing loss affects countless millions of people, yet few sufferers even seek help, let alone try to find a cure. This is the story of a man who took on that daunting task and ultimately invented the world's...


Mein Kampf: My Struggle

by Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler wrote this book when he was in prison for his political activities. During that time, Germany had been weakened by the Treaty of Versailles, and France had seized several parts of Germany. France...


Summary of Hard Choices: by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

 

Preview of the earlier Chapters:

Chapter 1

Hillary Clinton came to terms with the fact that Barack Obama won the 2008 primaries after her long...


The Color of Water 10th Anniversary Edition

by James McBride

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the book...


Coco Chanel

by Justine Picardie

Sleek. Chic. Notoriously guarded. Welcome to the secret world of Gabrielle Chanel.

The story of Chanel begins with an abandoned child, as lost as a girl in a dark fairy tale. Unveiling remarkable new details...


Quarriers Story: One Man's Vision That Gave 7,000 Children a New Life in Canada

by Anna Magnusson

Between 1872 and 1933, William Quarrier sent thousands of destitute children from Glasgow's slums to Canada, where they often faced hard labour and loneliness.


Mountain Rescue Doctor

by Christopher Van Tilburg

"A fast-paced account of Mt. Hood. For readers who are unfamiliar with the rugged and beautiful Hood River area, [Van Tilburg] balances its undeniable perils with the joys of its scenic wonders . . ."

--Publisher's...


Madoff's Other Secret

by Sheryl Weinstein

Nobody knew Bernie like I did, and nobody knows about me…

Sheryl Weinstein met Bernie Madoff when she was just shy of forty, and went on to have a twenty-year secret, intimate relationship with the man now...


Trauma

by James Cole

In this pulse-pounding medical memoir, trauma surgeon James Cole takes readers straight into the ER, where anything can and does happen.

TRAUMA is Dr. Cole's harrowing account of his life spent in the ER and...


Era: From the Russian Revolution to World War II, a Life Framed by Destiny

by Jacqueline F. Frazine & Claudia Dreher

Era was born to an aristocratic family as the Russian Revolution raged. She was two months old when they fled to one of the last open ports on the Black Sea where they boarded a ship bound for Constantinople....


Stephen III the Great

by History World

Stephen III of Moldavia is said to be one of the most powerful kings of the past. He is also known as Stefan the Great. He was born in 1433. Stephen III was the Prince of Moldavia from 1457 to 1504. He is said...


William the Conqueror

by Jacob Abbott

William the Conqueror was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. The descendant of Viking raiders, he had been Duke of Normandy since 1035 under the style William II. After...


Peter the Great

by Jacob Abbott

By sheer force of will, Peter the Great single-handedly imposed modernization on a highly resistant Russia. He overcame foes from within his country, including his sister Sophia, whom the anti-modernist forces...


The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

by J.R.R. Tolkien & Humphrey Carpenter

This collection will entertain all who appreciate the art of masterful letter writing. The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien sheds much light on Tolkien's creative genius and grand design for the creation of a whole...


An Adventure in 1914: The True Story of an American Family's Journey on the Brink of WWI

by Christopher Kelly

In the summer of 1914, Thomas Tileston Wells, a New York lawyer, traveled through Europe with his wife and two children. But what began as an idyllic summer vacation descended into a nightmare as Europe’s...


Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

by Andy Cohen

The star-studded and sidesplitting follow up to The Andy Cohen Diaries

The megapopular host of Watch What Happens: Live and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise is back, better than ever, and telling...


The Truth About Trump

by Michael D'Antonio

Who is the man shaking up the GOP?

What does he really stand for?

How far will he go in his pursuit of power?

This is

THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUMP

He is one of the world’s most successful businessmen—and a man who many...


Sämtliche Biografien: Marie Antoinette, Romain Rolland, Casanova, Magellan, Maria Stuart, Nietzsche, Dostojewski, Erasmus, Sigmund Freud, Charles Dickens und mehr (Vollständige Ausgaben)

by Stefan Zweig

Dieses eBook: "Sämtliche Biografien: Marie Antoinette, Romain Rolland, Casanova, Magellan, Maria Stuart, Nietzsche, Dostojewski, Erasmus, Sigmund Freud, Charles Dickens und mehr (Vollständige Ausgaben)" ist...


The Passion of Max von Oppenheim

by Lionel Gossman

Born into a prominent German Jewish banking family, Baron Max von Oppenheim (1860-1946) was a keen amateur archaeologist and ethnologist. His discovery and excavation of Tell Halaf in Syria marked an important...