The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between

The origins of names explainedExplore the world of names: What is something that literally everything in existence has in common? It all has a name! With this audiobook, you can...

The Sniper Mind Eliminate Fear, Deal with Uncertainty, and Make Better Decisions

Snipers are exceptional. The trained sniper is a complex fusion of hard skills such as weapons knowledge, situational awareness, knowledge of ballistics and physics, and soft...

A Sidecar Named Desire: Great Writers And The Booze That Stirred Them

A rollicking history of alcohol and its literary imbibers, from Jane Austen’s beer brewing to James Joyce’s passion for Guinness to E.B. White’s cure for...

Beyond Weird

"Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it."Since Niels Bohr said this many years ago, quantum mechanics has only been getting more shocking. We now...

A Little History of Science

Science is fantastic. It tells us about the infinite reaches of space, the tiniest living organism, the human body, the history of Earth. People have always been doing science...

The Injustice System A Murder in Miami and a Trial Gone Wrong

A man accused of a murder he didn't commit languishes on death row. A crusading lawyer is determined to free him. This powerful book reads like a compelling legal thriller with...

Extinction A Very Short Introduction

Most people are familiar with the dodo and the dinosaur, but extinction has occurred throughout the history of life, with the result that nearly all the species that have ever...

Bagehot The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian

During the upheavals of 2007–09, the chairman of the Federal Reserve had the name of a Victorian icon on the tip of his tongue: Walter Bagehot. Banker, man of letters, inventor...

Lotharingia A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country

Following Germania and Danubia, the third installment in Simon Winder's personal history of Europe.In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great emperor Charlemagne met at...

The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness A Memoir

Raised in a small town in the north of England known primarily for its cotton mills, football team, and its deep roots in the "Respectable Working Class," Graham Caveney armed...

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