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The O. Henry Collection

by O. Henry & Steppenwolf Press

O. Henry was one of the greatest short story authors to ever live, a true master of the craft. 

The O. Henry Collection by Steppenwolf Press brings together a massive collection of his finest works, featuring:...


3X Speed Writing

by Giacomo Bruno

Bestseller? Yes, after reading this text you would have learned how to write a book from scratch and how to become a bestseller author.

In this book you will discover:

  • How to write a 100 pages book in 10 hours...


The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau - Complete

by Rousseau

The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau - Complete libreka classics – These are classics of literary history, reissued and made available to a wide audience. Immerse yourself in well-known and popular titles!


The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

by John Everett-Heath

There is no populated place without a name, and every name is chosen for a reason. This fascinating dictionary unveils the etymological roots and history of thousands of locations and landmarks from around the...


Hook 'em with Humor

by Ricky Olson, Laura L. Bush & Jerry Corley

Ricky Olson is an award-winning humorous speaker. Although he was told all his life he was funny, no one was laughing when he gave stand-up comedy a shot. Being “naturally funny” failed him, so he was forced...


Social Media Curation

by Joyce Kasman Valenza

This issue of Library Technology Reports draws from 17 in-depth interviews to show how libraries are using social media to collect, organize, share, and interpret-in short, how to tell a digital story.


Literacy Teacher Education: Principles and Effective Practices

by Nancy A. Place, Deborah G. Litt, Susan D. Martin & Victoria J. Risko

Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each...


Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts: Principles and Practices for Grades 2-8

by Sunday Cummins & Elfrieda H. Hiebert

To acquire content knowledge through reading, students must understand the complex components and diverse purposes of informational texts, as emphasized in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This practical...


Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984-1997

by Mike Royko, Chicago Tribune Staff & John Kass

Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984–1997 is an expansive new volume of the longtime Chicago news legend’s work. Encompassing thousands of his columns, all of which originally appeared in the Chicago...


Cryptanalysis: A Study of Ciphers and Their Solution

by Helen F. Gaines

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta,...


A Post-Liberal Approach to Language Policy in Education

by John E. Petrovic

This provocative defense of language diversity works through the strengths and weaknesses of liberal political theory to inform language policy. The book presents the argument that policy must occupy the space...


Language Policy in Higher Education: The Case of Medium-Sized Languages

by F. Xavier Vila Moreno & Vanessa Bretxa

In today's increasingly interconnected, knowledge-based world, language policy in higher education is rapidly becoming a crucial area for all societies aiming to play a part in the global economy. The challenge...


Theorizing and Analyzing Agency in Second Language Learning: Interdisciplinary Approaches

by Ping Deters, Dr. Xuesong (Andy) Gao, Elizabeth R. Miller & Gergana Vitanova

This book showcases how language learner agency can be understood and researched from varying perspectives by providing, for the first time, a collection of diverse approaches in one volume. The volume is organised...


Bridging the Vernacular Gap: Safeguarding Devices in English-Romanian Translation

by Monica Augustina Zhekov & Silviu Rogobete

Constructing Suitable Devices for Preservation of the Young Adults' English Vernacular into the Romanian Translation of Catcall is an applied research that proposes innovative linguistics devices to assist the...


Doing Effective Fieldwork: A Textbook for Students of Qualitative Field Research in Higher-Learning Institutions

by Elia Shabani Mligo & Loreen Iminza Maseno

We live in a context of change, whereby postmodernity shapes our understanding and our searching for truth. Postmodernity dictates not only what kind of results we obtain in our researches, but also on the ways...


Guerrilla Marketing for Writers: 100 No-Cost, Low-Cost Weapons for Selling Your Work

by Jay Conrad Levinson

Because the battle begins before a book even hits the selves, an author needs every weapon to get ahead of the competition. Guerrilla Marketing for Writers is packed with proven insights and advice, it details...


The Coordinated Management of Meaning: A Festschrift in Honor of W. Barnett Pearce

by Stephen W. Littlejohn & Sheila McNamee

Honoring the work of W. Barnett Pearce, this volume of 16 essays explores various applications of the theory of the Coordinated Management of Meaning. It anticipates futures in many areas of the communication...


Gossip Girl: A Critical Understanding

by Lori Bindig

This book is a critical cultural studies analysis of the CW’s hit teen television drama Gossip Girl (2007–2012). Bindig examines the show in terms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and...


Say What You Really Mean!: How Women Can Learn to Speak Up

by Debra Johanyak

Say What You Really Mean! How Women Can Learn to Speak Up offers hope for improving personal and professional communication for those who struggle to find the right words. This book has grown out of years of...


World Class Speaking: The Ultimate Guide to Presenting, Marketing and Profiting Like a Champion

by Craig Valentine

Covering both the art of public speaking and growing a business, "World Class Speaking" shows how to build stellar presentations that keep audiences' attention, how to turn presentations into dozens of profitable...