The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines... (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)
The media has often speculated and sports fans have debated, but until now no one has known the real story. Personal Foul takes an in-depth look at former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the betting scandal that rocked professional basketball. This is the... (read more)
The classic portrayal of court life in tenth-century Japan Written by the court gentlewoman Sei Shonagon, ostensibly for her own amusement, The Pillow Book offers a fascinating exploration of life among the nobility at the height of the Heian period... (read more)
For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place — in The New Yorker, in one-man off-Broadway shows, in his “deadline poetry” for The Nation, in comic novels like Tepper Isn’t... (read more)
A gripping novel full of suspense and pathos that Dennis Lehane calls an "electrifying, tomahawk missile of a thriller."
Patrick Cusimano’s life can’t get much worse. His father is in jail, he works the midnight shift at a grubby... (read more)
Compiled by an experienced teacher and SAT committee member, the new Berlitz "Spanish Vocabulary Study Cards" help students learn, review, and build confidence for the classroom and standardized testing. Each set contains 1,000 two-color cards for... (read more)
What are you going to eat tonight?Whether youre a seasoned cook or just starting out in the kitchen, its a question to tackle every day. And in Weight Watchers What To Cook Now, its a question thats answered deliciously more than 300 ways, with great... (read more)