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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...


Japanese Folklore The Legend of Eternal Life

by Xenohikawa Sabrina

Long, long ago there lived a man called Sentaro. His surname meant "Millionaire," but although he was not so rich as all that, he was still very far removed from being poor. He had inherited a small fortune...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

Mill's eloquent 1859 treatise asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty in a democratic society. Enduringly influential study.


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


The Cambridge Modern History Collection

by J.B. Bury, Mandell Creighton, R. Nisbet Bain & G. W. Prothero et al.

The Cambridge Modern History is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning with the 15th century Age of Discovery. 

The first series was planned by Lord Acton and edited by him with Stanley...


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,...


The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

by Edward Gibbon

The classic book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman Empire...


My Experiments with Truth

by Mahatma Gandhi

The Story of My Experiments with Truth, the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi, is a very popular and influential book. It covers the period from his birth (1869) to the year 1921, describing his childhood, his...


The French Revolution

by Thomas Carlyle

First written and published in 1837, Carlyle initially was asked to write this account by his overworked friend John Stuart Mill. Taking the commission to heart, Carlyle proceeded to write a historical masterpiece,...


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...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Franklin Benjamin

Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. It is often considered the first American book to...


Arlene Chan 4-Book Bundle: The Chinese Community in Toronto / The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 / Paddles Up! / Spirit of the Dragon

by Arlene Chan & Susan Humphries

This special bundle collects four essential books on the rich history of Chinese-Canadians written by Arlene Chan. Includes: The Chinese Community in Toronto, The Chinese in Toronto from 1878, Paddles Up!, and...


An Account of Egypt

by Herodotus

An eyewitness report on life in ancient Egypt, An Account of Egypt is the story of Greek historian Herodotus' travels through the Ptolemaic Kingdom. It is a richly descriptive tale of Egyptian customs, rituals...


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,...