The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us Human

The Hero: The Enduring Myth That Makes Us HumanIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world arguing t

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A History of MagicHarry Potter A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once in a lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey through the subjects studied at Hogwarts School of Witc

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TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public SpeakingA New York Times Bestseller For anyone who has ever been inspired by a TED talk this is an insider s guide to creating talks that are unforgettable Since taking over TED in the early 2000s, Chris Anderson has shown how carefully crafted short talks can be the key to unlocking empathy, stir

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Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire YouFrom the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune a

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The Elements of Style

The Elements of StyleThis style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style This little book can help you communicate effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.

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The Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Stylen The 15th edition of nThe Chicago Manual of Style n has been superseded by the 17th edition nIn the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community That sheet grew into a pamphlet, and th

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