Join some of the world’s most well-travelled writers, ecologists, photographers and conservationists in a guide to the most precious and beautiful sites on Earth. 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die takes you to the most outstanding locations our planet has to offer, many of them UNESCO World Heritage sites fighting for preservation […]
This collection of 501 of the world’s worst disasters spans almost 2,500 years of history. It includes natural calamities like the eruption of Vesuvius or the Indian Ocean tsunami, unstoppable diseases like the Black Death and AIDS, and terrible accidents like the sinking of the Titanic. Most shocking of all are the disasters that need […]
The third novel in The Twilight Series by author Stephenie Meyer. It continues the story of 18 year old Bella Swan and her vampire love,Edward Cullen. Now another major motion picture.
Whenever a writer takes questions at a reading, an audience member inevitably asks, “Where do you get your ideas?” In the case of Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman’s latest collection of short fiction and poetry, the question may be fair – ideas are very much on display – but his best work is driven by character […]
Our Choice, A Plan To Save the Climate Crisis is a 2009 book written by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. The follow-up to Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”, whereas it framed the crisis that climate negotiations are tackling. Now it spells out what needs to be done.
Allured by the idea of an island nation full of people who love the game as irrationally as he does, American journalist Rafe Bartholomew arrived in Manila to unlock the riddle of basketball’s grip on the Philippines. On his unforgettable journey, Bartholomew spends a season inside the locker room of a Philippine professional team, dines […]
The first complete book by J.R.R. Tolkien in three decades–since the publication of The Silmarillion in 1977–The Children of Húrin reunites fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Elves and Men, dragons and Dwarves, Eagles and Orcs. Presented for the first time as a complete, standalone story, this stirring narrative will […]
The Lost Symbol’s author, Dan Brown, is also the world famous author of the widely read “Da Vinci Code” book. His style of mixing facts with his fiction novels have been both actively praised and criticized by different people.
NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe’s most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren’t what draw him—he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each cafe through the eyes of his daughter’s killer.