Award-winning poet and playwright Robert Bagg offers a set of exciting and authentic new translations of Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Kolonos, and Antigone-together known as The Oedipus Cycle. One of the unquestionable acmes of world literature, ... View details
For the past half century, John Keegan, the greatest military historian of our time, has been returning to the scenes of America's most bloody and wrenching war to ponder its lingering conundrums: the continuation of fighting for four years between s... View details
AMERICA IS DIFFERENT. Today, when American “exceptionalism,” as it is called, has become the subject of academic study, the United States, except in wealth and military power, is less exceptional than...
The Paksenarrion Trilogy-Back in Print!
Paksenarrion Dorthansdotter may be the daughter of a humble sheep farmer in the far north end of the kingdom, but she dreams of so much more. After refusing her father's orders to do the sensible thing and marr... View details
"And I say you will!" bellowed the burly sheepfarmer, Dorthan Kanasson. He lunged across the table, but his daughter Paksenarrion sidestepped his powerful arm and darted down the passage to the sleepi...
When Prince Pwyll recognized the Grey Horseman who accosted him in the strange wood as King Arawn, whose other name was Death, he resigned himself to follow him to the drear kingdom of Annwn, where the souls of the departed dwelled.... View details
"I'm a dead woman, or I shall be soon . . ."
Hercule Poirot's quiet supper in a London coffeehouse is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. Though terrified, she begs Poirot not to find and punish her kille... View details
“ALL’S I’M SAYING IS, I don’t like her,” the waitress with the flyaway hair whispered. It was a loud whisper, easily overheard by the solitary customer in Pleasant’s Coffee House. He wondered whether ...
"Honest and moving . . . Her painful tale is engrossing."-Washington Post Book World
For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both a rel... View details
By my seventh month the list was quite long. On the day of my appointment I examined it nervously while I sat in my religious philosophy seminar—I was in my senior year at the University of Pennsylvan...
Political reporter John Cotton finds his life in danger when he continues a colleague's search into corruption at the state capitol... View details
From USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson comes the first sexy standalone in her WORTH IT series!
All's fair in love and business…
Alexander Worth has two great passions-his family business, and his control. Being president and CEO of Worth Lu... View details
The way she walked by his office toward her desk, her hips swaying seductively with every step. She dressed impeccably, if a tad too conservative for his personal tastes. The black skirt she wore hit ...
Rommel's War In Africa is a vivid and detailed account of the fighting between the German Afrika Korps and the British 8th Army during WWII. It details the war itself and the man behind the battles, Erwin Rommel. The information is solidly based on a... View details
Characters refusing to talk? Plot plodding along? Where do good ideas come from anyway? In this wonderfully practical volume, two-time Edgar Award-winning novelist Lawrence Block takes an inside look at writing as a craft and as a career.
From study... View details