A literary thriller unfolding in multiple time frames, "The Twelve" is a page-turning and epic tale of sacrifice and survival. In the present day: As three strangers attempt to navigate the chaos cast upon civilization by a U.S. government experiment gone wrong, their [...]
Emphasizes on humour and the artworks venture beyond grafitti to installations such as RONZO's Credit Crunch Monster, cemented in the centre of London's financial district. This title presents a collection that comprises photographs from the author's personal archives and a [...]
How to explain the enduring appeal of "The Godfather", and its two sequels? This book focuses on the elements that combined, against all odds, to make it successful when it appeared in 1972: the screenplay from Mario Puzo's novel; the vivid locations in New York and Sicily; [...]
Connects the killing of the Kennedys or the murder that sparked the First World War with less well-known stories, such as the Berlin shooting of an instigator of the Armenian genocide or the attack on an American robber baron. This title traces the process that turned [...]
The book to accompany Oliver Stone's landmark 10-part documentary series, The Untold History of the United States
The patients of the Sacred Heart Hospital for All Ailments are looking for a miracle, and Alice Bhatti is looking for a job. Alice is a candidate for the position of junior nurse, grade 4. It is only a few weeks since her release from Borstal. She has returned to her [...]
Presents instructions for creating over thirty origami projects resembling key characters, ships, and objects in the "Star Wars" film franchise, and includes quizzes and trivia on the six films.
For the first time anywhere, a first-person account of planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy SEAL team who carried out the mission to kill the terrorist mastermind. This book puts readers inside the elite, handpicked twenty-four-man team known [...]
In "Alone Together," MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives. It's a nuanced exploration of what we are looking for--and sacrificing--in a world of electronic companions and [...]
Weaves together contributions from big-name horror writers in the form of essays, reports, letters, official documents and transcripts to create a coherent and compelling narrative. In volume, old-school, flesh-eating zombies spread 'The Death' around the world.
Offers an exploration of his influential filmmaking methods, illustrated with unit photography, key art, production design sketches, and film frames, and covering all of Eastwood's thirty-two films.
Kurz vor dem Militärputsch im September 1980: Drei Geschwister verbringen eine Ferienwoche im alten Haus ihrer Großmutter Fatma am Marmarameer. Nilgün liest Turgenjew und träumt von einer Revolution in der Türkei, ihr Bruder Metin von einer Zukunft in den USA. Faruk, der [...]
A stunning debut novel about an astronaut's return to earth and the losses he must confront - elegant, moving, and deeply resonant with our times. Mathematical genius. Brilliant engineer. Revered astronaut. Keith Corcoran is all of these things and more, but his [...]
The Carandiru House of Detention, in the teeming city of São Paulo, was the largest and most crowded prison in Latin America. Known as the 'Old House', it was also highly unusual in the way it was governed. Closed to the outside world, and even largely to the wardens, it [...]