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The Atlas of Christmas

by Alex Palmer Running Press Adult (October 05, 2020)

Discover the fascinating (and sometimes downright odd!) ways that people and nations celebrate the holiday season and share this festive compendium's unique traditions together with family and friends.

Do you...


Classical Mythology A to Z

by Annette Giesecke & Jim Tierney Black Dog & Leventhal (October 05, 2020)

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology.

Classical Mythology...


All You Need Is Myth

by Steve Wagner Waterside Productions, Inc. (September 15, 2020)

All You Need Is Myth is a timely philosophical conversation about ancient concepts that continue to reverberate in the modern age of mass media and global communication. Author Steve Wagner proposes that the...


Antigone Rising

by Helen Morales Bold Type Books (April 13, 2020)

A witty, inspiring reckoning with the ancient Greek and Roman myths and their legacy, from what they can illuminate about #MeToo to the radical imagery of Beyoncé.

The picture of classical antiquity most of...


Mythology

by Edith Hamilton & Suzanne Toren Hachette Book Group (March 05, 2013)

Edith Hamilton's Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture--the stories of gods and heroes that...


Mythology

by Edith Hamilton & Jim Tierney Black Dog & Leventhal (September 25, 2017)

This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages.

Since its original publication by Little, Brown...


The Witch

by Ronald Hutton & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (September 05, 2017)

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history.

The witch came to prominence--and often a painful death--in early...


A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

by Nathaniel Hawthorne, David Thorn & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

The colorful characters from Greek mythology come alive in exciting adventures captured by the author of The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter. Ride Pegasus, open Pandora's Box, slay Medusa with...


The People Could Fly

by Virginia Hamilton & Andrew L. Barnes Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2011)

Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002), a giant in the world of children's literature, was the first African-American woman to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur Genius...


The Age of Fable

by Thomas Bulfinch & Mary Woods Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2017)

Many of the world's travails may be traced to the displacement of mythology by the age of science. Knowledge today is often deemed useful only if it enlarges our possessions or raises our station in society....


The Age of Fable, Part 1

by Thomas Bulfinch, David Thorn & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

Thomas Bulfinch, as one reviewer put it, "created ananthology of mythology." This audiobook contains the first fourteen chapters ofThe Age of Fable, the first of three volumes, comprising Bulfinch's completework....


All the Time in the World

by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins & Tavia Gilbert Blackstone Publishing (October 29, 2013)

Entertaining,unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins' Encyclopediaof the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing theintriguing customs, traditions, and guilty...


Dancing in the Streets

by Barbara Ehrenreich & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

From bestselling social commentator and cultural historian Barbara Ehrenreich comes this fascinating exploration of one of humanity’s oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy, historically expressed...


The Lakota Way

by Joseph M. Marshall Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

A gifted storyteller, historian, and a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux, Joseph M. Marshall III has dedicated his entire life to spiritual fulfillment and to teaching others the essence of Lakota wisdom. In...


Mixed-Up Love

by Jon M. Sweeney & Michal Woll Jericho Books (October 14, 2013)

Dating, commitment, kids, and family--it's all hard work, and when you come from different religious backgrounds it's even harder.

Jon, a Catholic writer, and Michal, a Reconstructionist rabbi, live out the...


GREAT TALES FROM ENGLISH HISTORY

by Robert Lacey Little, Brown and Company (November 30, 2006)

With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England -- from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman.

The...


In the Royal Manner

by Paul Burrell Grand Central Publishing (December 13, 2008)

Paul Burrell has worked in the service of the royal family for 22 years, working his way up from footman to the Queen, to Princess Diana's personal butler at both Highgrove and Kensington Palace. Now, for the...


Letters to Penthouse XII

by Penthouse International Grand Central Publishing (October 14, 2007)

In these uninhibited letters to Penthouse magazine, the writers reveal everything that goes on behind closed doors, as well as in back and front seats of cars, locked offices, airplane toilets and other places....


Letters to Penthouse VII

by Penthouse International Grand Central Publishing (October 14, 2007)

Amazing Sex. It Happened to Them. It can Happen to You. Ready to turn up the heat in your bedroom? From Penthouse to your house comes another all-new, all-real collection of letters by readers of America's favorite...


Letters to Penthouse VI

by Penthouse International Grand Central Publishing (October 14, 2007)

In letters to Penthouse magazine the nation's hottest forum of contemporary sexual issues are covered--or uncovered. Here, as told in their own uninhibited words, is the state of the union between men and women...


Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

by Julian Rubinstein Back Bay Books (September 02, 2007)

During the 1990s, while playing for the biggest hockey team in Budapest, Ambrus took up bank robbery to make ends meet. Arrayed against him was perhaps the most incompetent team of crime investigators the Eastern...