How were the symbol and the dove of peace born? What songs are anthems of pacifism? Why do schools celebrate Peace Day on January 30? Could you name five monuments for peace? Do you know the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? You will find the answer to all these questions in the pages of this e..
Twelve families, one throne. The city of Darien is in the heart of an empire on the verge of extinction. Twelve families maintain order thanks to the monarch's control, alliances and intrigues, clinging to a fickle peace that crumbles. The inhabitants of the city endure a reality that they cannot ch..
Body alignment expert Lauren Roxburgh believes that problems can be solved by first unlocking the foundation of your mental and physical health: the pelvic floor. Located at the root of our pelvis, it determines how firm our core is, how we handle stress, and how much energy reaches the rest of our ..
A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds… In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attaché in Peking. But soon ..
When a child has not yet been taught to order, it is not that they cannot but that they don't know how to do it. Therefore, we must teach them, and the best method is to go step by step. This book talks about "ordering" and shows specific techniques adapted to different ages. It also explains why or..
After a period of wealth and accumulation, experienced during the boom of the 1960s and 1970s, the Japanese have experienced a phase of convulsion and distancing from consumerism, accompanied by the physical need to free themselves from the useless objects that were piling up in their tiny homes. Th..
The elderly philosopher Pythagoras, one of the most powerful characters of his time, is about to choose a successor among the great masters when a series of murders begins in his community. After the crimes he glimpses a dark and powerful mind that seems to surpass Pythagoras himself. The enigmatic ..
Anthony Wynne wrote some of the best mysteries from the golden age of British crime fiction. This cunningly plotted novel, one of Wynne's best, is unprecedented in Spain. In an old castle in the Scottish Highlands, aristocrat Mary Gregor has been brutally murdered. The door to the room was locked fr..
J. R. Moehringer grew up captivated by a voice. It was the voice of his father, a New York City disc jockey who vanished before J. R. spoke his first word. Sitting on the stoop, pressing an ear to the radio, J. R. would strain to hear in that plummy baritone the secrets of masculinity and identity. ..
J. R. Moehringer grew up captivated by the voice of his father, a New York City disc jockey who vanished before J. R. spoke his first word. Though J. R.’s mother was his world, he craved something more. He approaches the bar on the corner. There he meets J. R.’s uncle Charlie, a Humphrey Bogart look..
In the tradition of the modern classics The Remains of the Day and A Gentleman in Moscow comes The Waiter, in which the finely tuned balance of a timeworn European restaurant is irrevocably upset by an unexpected guest… The Hills dates from a time when pigs were pigs and swine were swine, the Maîtr..