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Ecofeminism as Politics

by Ariel Salleh, Professor John Clark & Vandana Shiva Zed Books (August 15, 2017)

Ecofeminism as Politics is now a classic, being the first work to offer a joined-up framework for green, socialist, feminist and postcolonial thinking, showing how these have been held back by conceptual confusions...


Arcticness

by Ilan Kelman UCL Press (August 14, 2017)

Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume...


Bowland Beth: The Life of an English Hen Harrier

by David Cobham & Dan Powell William Collins (August 10, 2017)

‘An outstanding book’ Spectator

The story of the short life and tragic death of Bowland Beth – an English Hen Harrier – which dramatically highlights the major issues in UK conservation.

‘The sun...


Fathers Playing Catch with Sons

by Donald Hall Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 08, 2017)

In the pantheon of great sports literature, not a few poets have tried their hand at paying tribute to their love affair with the game -- Walt Whitman, Marianne Moore, and William Carlos Williams among them....


Making Vintage 1940s Clothes for Women

by Sarah Magill Crowood (August 04, 2017)

The 1940s were an iconic period of women's dress history, with the familiar square shoulders, crepe tea dresses and seamed stockings paired with red lips, victory curls and head scarves. This book explains the...


Neymar – 2018 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (August 03, 2017)

Having long been hailed as a future star of world soccer, Neymar has thrived under the pressure of expectation. 

Already well on his way to becoming Brazil’s all-time top scorer and a leading light in one...


Messi – 2018 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (August 03, 2017)

Having risen to the top of the game more than a decade ago, Lionel Messi has matured into the perfect team player, as likely to provide a superlative assist as a masterful match-winner. 

As the star of an exceptional...


Knits in a Day

by Candi Derr Stackpole Books (August 01, 2017)

Sometimes when you realize you need a new hat or mittens--It's going to be freezing tomorrow and I'm going hiking! It's my best friend's birthday and I don't have a gift!--you need it NOW! This is the book you...


A Woman's Place Is at the Top

by Hannah Kimberley St. Martin's Press (August 01, 2017)

Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist....


The Magical Unicorn Quilt

by Becky Goldsmith C&T Publishing (August 01, 2017)

From best-selling author Becky Goldsmith of Piece O’ Cake Designs comes this totally adorable, rainbow-colored quilt to appliqué. With 2 sizes of unicorn blocks (35? 35? and 50? 50?) and 5 sizes of quilts...


Land of Plenty: A Journey Through the Fields and Foods of Modern Britain

by Charlie Pye-Smith Elliott & Thompson (July 27, 2017)

Golden fields, ripening apples, lowing cattle: our idea of the landscape has been shaped by agriculture, as has the land itself. But in a fast-changing world, how does the great British countryside continue...


The Cooperstown Casebook

by Jay Jaffe St. Martin's Press (July 25, 2017)

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, tucked away in upstate New York in a small town called Cooperstown, is far from any major media market or big league stadium. Yet no sports hall of fame’s membership...


Sons and Soldiers

by Bruce Henderson William Morrow (July 25, 2017)

Joining the ranks of Unbroken, Band of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, the little-known saga of young German Jews, dubbed The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came of age in America, and returned...


Weathering for Railway Modellers: Volume 1 - Locomotives and Rolling Stock

by George Dent Crowood (July 24, 2017)

Once seen as a niche practice, the craft of weathering has now become firmly rooted in the railway modelling mainstream. Not simply a means of rendering models in layers of dirty paint, weathering involves a...


Unstable Ground

by Alex Alvarez Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 21, 2017)

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity—ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. Alex Alvarez provides an essential...


Matter and Desire: An Erotic Ecology

by Andreas Weber & John Elder Chelsea Green Publishing (July 15, 2017)

In Matter and Desire, internationally renowned biologist and philosopher Andreas Weber rewrites ecology as a tender practice of forging relationships, of yearning for connections, and of expressing these desires...


The Elshad System

by Igor Nemtsev Mongoose Press (July 15, 2017)

You have limited time to devote to chess study, and most of that goes to reviewing your openings to move 25, with all their sidelines. Sound familiar? Here’s a solution: surprise your opponent in the first...


Odds-On Basketball Coaching

by Michael J. Coffino Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2017)

In basketball, as in most sports, a large part of a coach’s responsibility is to prepare his or her team for games. Yet, little time in practice is typically devoted to readying the players and coaches for...


Walking on Lava: Selected Works for Uncivilised Times

by The Dark Mountain Project Chelsea Green Publishing (July 14, 2017)

The Dark Mountain Project began with a manifesto published in 2009 by two English writers-Dougald Hine and Paul Kingsnorth-who felt that literature was not responding honestly to the crises of our time.

In a...


365 Chess Master Lessons: Take One a Day to Be a Better Chess Player

by Andrew Soltis Batsford (July 13, 2017)

Increase your chess knowledge within the year! In this book, Andrew Soltis analyzes 365 key chess games in an easy way for busy people. In this book, 365 of the most instructive short games of chess are analyzed,...


Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling: Make beautiful wooden birds

by Frank Egholm Batsford (July 13, 2017)

A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark's art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage...


Remembering the Stars of the NFL Glory Years

by Wayne Stewart Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 13, 2017)

The 1950s and 60s was a golden age for professional football. It was perhaps the toughest and roughest era for the sport, before rules were created to better protect the players, but it was also a time when...


White Man's Game

by Stephanie Hanes Henry Holt and Co. (July 11, 2017)

A probing examination of Western conservation efforts in Africa, where our feel-good stories belie a troubling reality

The stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was...


Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer

by Gwendolyn Oxenham Icon Books Ltd (July 06, 2017)

Stories of the highs and lows of top-level women's football


Bugged

by David MacNeal St. Martin's Press (July 03, 2017)

"Creepy, beautiful, icky and amazing." —Penny Le Couteur, author of Napoleon's Button

Insects have been shaping our ecological world and plant life for over 400 million years. In fact, our world is essentially...


Mining North America

by John R. MCNEILL & George Vrtis University of California Press (July 03, 2017)

Over the past five hundred years, North Americans have increasingly turned to mining to produce much of their basic social and cultural objects. From cell phones to cars and roadways, metal pots to wall tile...


Unbecoming Cinema

by David Fleming Intellect (July 01, 2017)

Can explicit, perverse content inspire anything but horror? And how does cinema communicate fundamental ideas of life and death? Unbecoming Cinema explores the notion of cinema as a living, active agent, capable...


Rockhounding Wyoming

by Kenneth Graham Falcon Guides (July 01, 2017)

The 75 sites described in this guide take you across the red desert to the high mountain majesty of the Big Horns and Wind Rivers as well as the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. Graham, a former...


Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

by Bill Schneider Falcon Guides (July 01, 2017)

Lace up your boots and sample more than sixty of the finest hiking trails in southeastern Utah, where the breathtaking canyons, multicolored sandstone arches, and magnificent spires of Canyonlands and Arches...


The Visual Guide to Crazy Quilting Design

by Sharon Boggon C&T Publishing (July 01, 2017)

Rooted in the Victorian era, crazy quilting has a powerful allure for today's quilters, who use it to let loose and tell a unique story with fabric. Embrace crazy quilting with 35 must-know stitches and endless...


Make 1-Hour Gifts

by C&T Publishing C&T Publishing (July 01, 2017)

Love to sew but never have enough time? Pick up this value-packed book of 16 fast, fun projects from some of your favorite designers: Abbey Lane Quilts, Alexia Marcelle Abegg, Bari J. Ackerman, Lindsay Conner,...


Make Softies

by C&T Publishing C&T Publishing (July 01, 2017)

If you want to sew up a quick gift, make a toy for a baby or toddler, or decorate your home with a little whimsy, look no further than this collection of 11 softies from popular designers Amy Adams, Kirstyn...


Make Wall Quilts

by C&T Publishing C&T Publishing (July 01, 2017)

Decorate your living space with 11 pieces of beautiful fabric wall art that will turn your house into a home. Wall quilts are the perfect place to experiment with new techniques (piecing, appliqué, and quilting)...


Pioneer Quilts

by Lori Lee Triplett & Kay Triplett C&T Publishing (July 01, 2017)

Join fictional character Esther Heinzmann as she narrates the journey through authentic, pioneer-era creations from the Poos Collection—each featured in full color on a 2-page spread. Ideal for traditional...


Hiking Northern California

by Bubba Suess Falcon Guides (July 01, 2017)

Hiking Northern California, the revised edition, will be fully revised and updated. Northern California has 80-plus diverse hikes throughout the northern two-thirds of the Golden State, from the Oregon border...


Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era

by Tony Wright Crowood (June 30, 2017)

Modelling the East Coast Main Line in the British Railways Era follows the construction of an East Coast Main Line layout in 00 gauge, based on the Little Bytham prototype. Little Bytham, nestled in rural Lincolnshire,...


Designing and Making Rings and Bangles

by Miranda Falkner & Evangelos Pourgouris Crowood (June 30, 2017)

Rings and bangles are timeless jewellery pieces; from simple elegance to bold creations, they make stunning statements. This beautiful book explains traditional techniques with step-by-step guides, and gives...


Recreating an Age of Reptiles

by Mark P Witton Crowood (June 30, 2017)

Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals have always fascinated people but they pose vast problems for the artist. How do you go about recreating the anatomy and behaviour of a creature we've never seen? How...


Hiking the Adirondacks

by Lisa Densmore Ballard Falcon Guides (June 30, 2017)

This book features the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the mountain wilderness of northeastern New York State. From 360-degree mountaintop views to dramatic waterfalls and pristine ponds, it...


Acrylics (Collins You Can Paint)

by Melanie Cambridge Collins (June 29, 2017)

This book assumes no prior knowledge or experience and guides the beginner painter step-by-step through the basics of painting in acrylics.

Full of easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, ‘You Can Paint...


Golf (Collins Need to Know?)

by Collins Collins (June 29, 2017)

This one-stop practical guide will show you how to survive and succeed on the golf course. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour photographs and expert advice throughout.

Thinking...


Northumberland (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 95)

by Angus Lunn William Collins (June 29, 2017)

A definitive natural history of Northumberland, from its ecological history, geology and climate to its naturalists and conservation issues.

Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience of the region, Angus...


The Berlin Defence Unraveled

by Luis Bernal New in Chess (June 27, 2017)

The Berlin Defence has been a highly popular opening in top level chess ever since Vladimir Kramnik famously used it in the 2000 World Championship match to wrest the title from Garry Kasparov. Club players...


Fantastic Fidget Spinners

by Emily Stead Feiwel & Friends (June 27, 2017)

You’ve seen them on the subway, in offices and on playgrounds: Fidget Spinners are everywhere. They’re the latest toy craze sweeping the globe, low-tech handheld spinning gadgets that are widely proclaimed...


Ways of Grace

by James Blake & Carol Taylor Amistad (June 27, 2017)

Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and...


100 Greatest Video Game Characters

by Jaime Banks, Robert Mejia & Aubrie Adams Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 23, 2017)

Though in existence for only a few decades, video games are now firmly established in mainstream culture all around the planet. Every year new games are produced, and every year new favorites emerge. But certain...


Six Centuries of Foxhunting

by M. L. Biscotti & Norman Fine Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 23, 2017)

Hunting literature had its beginnings as early as the fourteenth century, when nobles hunted stag, bear, fox, and other game on horseback. As foxhunting grew in popularity, literary works that covered the sport...


Boatyard Dogs

by John Hansen & Polly Saltonstall Down East Books (June 20, 2017)

For nearly thirty years, Maine's premier boating magazine Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors has published a regular column called Boatyard Dogs about dogs and the nautical life. This delightful book gathers the best...


The Athlete's Dilemma

by John Weston Parry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2017)

Sports provide people around the world with unmatched entertainment, from the excitement of victory to the agony of defeat. Unfortunately, it also has become painfully clear that the agony of sports goes well...


Latino Stars in Major League Baseball

by Jonathan Weeks Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2017)

Some of the best players in Major League Baseball were born outside the United States, with Latino players representing one of the fastest growing ethnicities in the league. Current and former stars such as...