This classic of Victorian erotic literature reveals a side of British life not recorded in the history books. While the army is fighting the Afghans, Charles Devereaux has little to occupy him until he meets the impetuous Lizzie. With Lizzie's husband read more
A poignant collection of the private thoughts, secret fears, and read more
Noted expert on the unexplained Damon Wilson selects a fascinating array of examples of foreknowledge: Nostradamus, perhaps the most prolific and accurate of them all; Mother Shipton, the sixteenth century woman who p read more
In the siege at Ruby Ridge the FBI erred fatally. Crazily, Colin Ferguson killed at random on the Long Island Railroad and in court acted in his own defense. For decades the jury has been out on Sacco and Vanzetti. Cases like these and numerous other i read more
With more than one million copies of editor Jakubowski's Mammoth erotic titles in print worldwide, this volume of the year's best new international erotica launches a second, equally stimulating and sensual series of anthologies featuring writers from read more
This book offers an engaging survey of prophets and prophecies that will beguile believers, goad skeptics, and intrigue almost everyone else. While the prolific prophecies of the celebrated sixteenth-century French physician and astrologer Nostradamus read more
Here's another entry in our wildly popular series of very short stories that can be enjoyed, start to finish, in less time than it takes to brew a cup of tea. This new anthology of pleasingly brief tales features contributions from some of the best wri read more
Why does no one blink when they are charged three dollars for a cup of coffee?
Why do grown men sleep on the street overnight to buy video game systems?
How do Dollar Stores cheerfully charge a dollar for a 25 cent pack of gum?
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Blood and Ink is an expert guide to tattoos and how they evolved from the world of biker and sailor to mainstream society. Blood and Ink includes 150 tattoo transfers designed by real tattoo artists that you will really want to wear and o read more
O is a young, beautiful fashion photographer in Paris. One day her lover, Rene, takes her to a chateau, where she is enslaved, with Rene's approval, and systematically sexually assaulted by various other men. Later, Rene turns O over to Sir Stephen, an read more
What is joy? Where can we find it, and how can we share it? Is it a gratifying sense of personal fulfillment, or an intense passion? An extended feeling of harmony, or merely a moment of peace? Here is a treasury of insights from some of the wor read more
The experts at Wine Spectator magazine contribute their knowledge and insight to this ultimate resource for oenophiles. Every page is packed with information on grape varieties, winemaking techniques, styles, flavors, and prices. With full-color read more
A celebration in words and photographs of the essence of female friendship, from the creators of the national bestseller Daughters and Mothers, Girlfriends features 30 moving stories and 45 extraordinary black-and-white photographs. Celeb read more
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