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Philosophy of Science: A Short Introduction

by Domenic Marbaniang

Philosophy of Science gives a brief introduction to the Epistemology (Scientific Knowledge Issues etc), Metaphysics (Reality Issues), and Axiology (Value Issues) of Science. It analyses the foundations of what...


The Science of Discworld

by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart & Jack Cohen

Not just another science book and not just another Discworld novella, The Science of Discworld is a creative, mind-bending mash-up of fiction and fact, that offers a wizard’s-eye view of our world that will...


How to Estimate Range and Wind

by Pseudonym Sniper

This book is essentially a detailed Sniper Training manual for use by Military/LE Snipers, Competition shooters, Long Range Hunters, and other enthusiasts.

It describes, in detail, methods of range and wind estimation...


Elements of Fiction Writing - Scene & Structure

by Jack Bickham

Craft your fiction with scene-by-scene flow, logic and readability.

An imprisoned man receives an unexpected caller, after which "everything changed..."

And the reader is hooked. But whether or not readers will...


Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary

by Stephen Calt

This fascinating compendium explains the most unusual, obscure, and curious words and expressions from vintage blues music. Utilizing both documentary evidence and invaluable interviews with a number of now-deceased...


15,000+ Baby Names

by Bruce Lansky

You'll find a name for your new baby in this book!  15,000+ Baby Names was designed to let you easily scan through a list girls' and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby.  This book includes: ...


Writing to Learn

by William Zinsser

This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.


Living The Savvy Life: The Savvy Woman's Guide to Smart Spending and Rich Living

by Melissa Tosetti & Kevin Gibbons

Money affects every aspect of our lives.  It affects how we dress, where we live, what we eat and how we spend our free time.  It affects our emotions and enhances or detracts from our enjoyment of life. ...


Organize Your Digital Life: How to Store Your Photographs, Music, Videos, and Personal Documents in a Digital World

by Aimee Baldridge

Now that digital cameras and music players have become so incredibly widespread, a forest of sound and imagery is blossoming in our homes. We’ve got digital pictures in the camera, scans on the computer, JPEGS...


The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction: 6 Steps to Writing and Publishing Your Bestseller!

by Philip Athans & R. A. Salvatore

From the Introduction by R. A. Salvatore:

"There weren't many fantasy books on the shelves in 1982 and I had read all I could find and wanted more, even one of my own. What I didn't realize then--in fact, what...


The Everything Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by Richard D. Bank & Jenna Glatzer

Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays,...


Simple Sabotage Field Manual: (Declassified)

by Office of Strategic Services

This Simple Sabotage Field Manual, a genuine guide from the Second World War, states that its purpose is to "characterize simple sabotage, to outline its possible effects, and to present suggestions for inciting...


English Grammar For Dummies

by Geraldine Woods

The fun and easy way to improve your grammar

Enhancing your speaking and writing skills helps in everyday situations, such as writing a paper for school, giving a presentation to a company's bigwigs, or communicating...


The Playbook: Suit Up. Score Chicks. Be Awesome

by Barney Stinson & Matt Kuhn

Bestselling author of The Bro Code, Barney Stinson of How I Met Your Mother fame, presents The Playbook—like Neil Strauss’s The Game for Bros, The Playbook offers advice on the many creative and resourceful...


Breakthrough Rapid Reading

by Peter Kump

The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting comprehension. This program distills fundamental principles...


How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times

by James Wesley Rawles

Read James Wesley, Rawles's posts on the Penguin Blog

In the vein of Sam Sheridan's The Disaster Diaries, a comprehensive guide to preparing for the apocalypse! 

With the recent economic crisis, formerly unimaginable...


British English from A to Zed: A Definitive Guide to the Queen's English

by Norman W. Schur

For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource is a cultural delight. Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture,...


The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

by Stanley Newman & Daniel Stark

With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the...


Jokes Every Man Should Know

by Don Steinberg

The Only Joke Book You’ll Ever Need

 

Featuring:

     •  Nine Jokes about Heaven and Hell

     •  Eight Jokes Just for Kids

     •  Nineteen Jokes Definitely Not for Kids

     • ...


The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage

by Mark Lester & Larry Beason

Those pesky dangling modifiers, split infinitives, and comma splices, they infect our spoken and written language with such frequency that even native English speakers find it difficult to determine what's right...