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The Sherlock Holmes Handbook

Written by Ransom Riggs
Illustrated by Eugene Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2010
Price: $16.95

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.”
 
This reader’s companion to the casework of Sherlock Holmes explores the methodology of the world’s most famous consulting detective. From analyzing fingerprints and decoding ciphers to creating disguises and faking one’s own death, readers... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Germany - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Barry Tomalin


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $4.95

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
An Underground Education
An Underground Education
Written by Richard Zacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307766403
Our Price: $15.99
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An Underground Education
The Unauthorized and Outrageous Supplement to Everything You Thought You Knew Ab out Art, Sex, Business, Crime, Science, Medicine, and Other Fields of Human
Written by Richard Zacks


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $15.99

The best kind of knowledge is uncommon knowledge.

Okay, so maybe you know all the stuff you're supposed to know--that there are teenier things than atoms, that Remembrance of Things Past has something to do with a perfumed cookie, that the Monroe Doctrine means we get to take over small South American... Read more >
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The Book of the Dead
The Book of the Dead
Written by John Mitchinson and John Lloyd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716415
Our Price: $13.99
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The Book of the Dead
Lives of the Justly Famous and the Undeservedly Obscure
Written by John Mitchinson and John Lloyd


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

The team behind the New York Times bestseller The Book of General Ignorance turns conventional biography on its head—and shakes out the good stuff.
 
Following their Herculean—or is it Sisyphean?—efforts to save the living from ignorance, the two wittiest Johns in the English language turn their attention to the dead.
 
As the authors... Read more >
Geek Wisdom

Written by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Edited by Stephen H. Segal


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $14.95

THE GEEKS HAVE INHERITED THE EARTH.

Computer nerds are our titans of industry; comic-book superheroes are our Hollywood idols; the Internet is our night on the town. Clearly, geeks know something about life in the 21st century that other folks don’t—something we all can learn from. Geek Wisdom takes as gospel some... Read more >
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Dominican Republic - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Ginnie Bedggoodd and Ilana Benady


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $4.95

Occupying the eastern two-thirds of island of Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic has something for almost everyone – except perhaps obsessive perfectionists. If you can relax and go with the flow you will experience a land of great environmental diversity with a rich and varied culture, a turbulent history, some infuriating idiosyncrasies... Read more >
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New Zealand - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Sue Butler


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $4.95

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside... Read more >
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Costa Rica - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Written by Jane Koutnik


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $4.95

Costa Rica is renowned for its tropical beauty, the warmth and charm of the “Ticos”—its people’s own name for themselves—and its political stability. This “Switzerland of the Americas” is widely regarded as an oasis of democracy in turbulent Central America.
 
Since the first edition of Culture Smart! Costa Rica was published... Read more >
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The Newlywed's Instruction Manual
Essential Information, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice for the First Year of Marriage
Written by Caroline Tiger
Illustrated by Paul Kepple and Scotty Reifsnyder


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $16.95

At last! A guide to that crucial first year of marriage!
 
You’ve exchanged your vows, cut the cake, and danced your first dance. Now what? The wedding may be over but the marriage has just begun. You’re in the honeymoon period now, but when reality sets in you’ll likely be... Read more >
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The Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form
The Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form
Written by Sidney L. Landau, Photographed by Ronald J. Bogus
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307483966
Our Price: $12.99
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The Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form

Written by Sidney L. Landau
Photographed by Ronald J. Bogus


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $12.99

A reference book that belongs on every desk--one of the handiest, best-organized, and most reliable thesauruses available, newly updated to reflect the American language of today.


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