Klappentext. A dazzling and provocative new book from the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw.Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? .
Was geschieht in unserem Kopf, wenn wir ohne es zu wollen phantastische Geschichten wahrnehmen oder Muster und Gestalten sehen? Wodurch unterscheiden sich solche Halluzinationen von realen Erfahrungen oder von Traumerlebnissen? Haben sie einen Zusammenhang mit früher [...]
Covering everything from ancient herbs to cutting-edge chemicals, examines the most important moments in the development of pharmaceuticals and includes discussions of vaccines, homeopathic cures, and controversial treatments.
In this first edition of their Pocket Beer Book, Stephen Beaumont and Tim Webb have collaborated with a team of international beer experts to create the definitive and most up-to-date guide to the best beers in the world.
We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting for Outlook to load, or sitting hunched in front of a screen for an hour longer than we intended. Mobile devices and the web have invaded our lives, and this is a big idea book [...]
This deluxe desk reference includes a hardbound volume of the most popular scenarios from all 11 "Worst-Case Scenario" handbooks, plus the entire contents of all the books on a fully searchable CD.
Against all conventional horticultural wisdom Dan May began growing chillies in the wilds of Northumberland. It wasn't long before Dan had to find something to do with all the produce. Disappointed with the quality of the chilli sauce brands available in the UK, he hit on [...]
Released: February 2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes a groundbreaking book that explores how to survive the "un-survivable" and will challenge your notion of self-help books. Told with Burroughs's unique voice, black humor, and in-your-face advice, [...]
The original and best, Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the ultimate compact guide. Now in its 36th edition, it is the UK's number one wine book for wine-lovers and professionals. It is the key reference for enthusiasts, investors and collectors and this year's edition [...]
Discusses the array of herbs, flowers, fungi, trees, and fruits that have been used in alcoholic beverages over time, detailing their history and etymology while presenting growing tips for gardeners and over fifty drink recipes.
In the first attempt to tell the full story of Banksy's life and career, Will Ellsworth-Jones pieces together a picture of his world and unpicks its contradictions.
"We all know bad manners when we see them," NPR and Vanity Fair contributor Henry Alford observes at the beginning of his new book. But what, he asks, do good manners look like in our day and age? When someone answers their cell phone in the middle of dining with you, or [...]
What can maths tell us about sports? 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Sport sheds light on the mysteries of running, jumping, swimming and points scoring across the whole sporting spectrum. Whether you are a competitor striving to go faster or [...]
Released: March 2012 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)