Many results of modern physics--those of quantum mechanics, for instance--come in a probabilistic guise. But what do probabilistic statements in physics mean? Are probabilities matters of objective fact and part of the furniture of the world, as... (read more)
Highlighting a lesser-known aspect of one of America's most influential authors, this new collection displays Jack Kerouac's interest in and mastery of haiku. Experimenting with this compact poetic genre throughout his career, Kerouac often included... (read more)
Carey H Cash
On April 10th, 2003, the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, faced with the task of seizing the presidential palace in downtown Baghdad, ran headlong into what Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North called, the worst day of fighting for U.S. Marines. Hiding in... (read more)
P G Wodehouse
Senator Opal becomes the victim of blackmail when a certain letter goes missing at the Chateau during Vicomte Blissacs house party. It falls to American, Packy Franklyn, to sort out the mess, with help from the light-fingered Soup Slattery.... (read more)
Sharon Wood Wortman and Ed Wortman
The Portland Bridge Book, now in its third edition, is a richly detailed history of the bridges spanning the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in Portland, Oregon.
This edition is totally new, with over 175 photographs and illustrations. The book makes... (read more)
Radical and uncompromising, Umbrella is a tour de force from one of England's most acclaimed contemporary writers, and Self 's most ambitious novel to date.
It is 1971, and Zachary Busner is a maverick psychiatrist who has just begun working at a... (read more)
Become a punk, a Victorian gent, a gnome, or even a pirate—all it takes is one of these 20 fantastic knitted disguises! The hilarious and fun-to-do projects include beards, moustaches, and different hairstyles (Mohawk, pigtails, even a... (read more)
Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp
Millions of people have fallen in love with Marcel. Now the tiny shell with shoes and a big heart is transitioning from online sensation to classic picture book character, and readers can learn more about this adorable creature and his wonderfully... (read more)