In this sequel to the bestselling Mythos, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry moves from the exploits of the Olympian gods to the deeds of mortal heroes.
Master mythologist Martin Shaw uses timeless story-wisdom to examine our broken relationship with the world
What drives a man to withdraw?
What drove a quiet man to choose a life of solitude--away from people he knew, and grew up with?
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Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for countless readers all around the world. In Foxfire Story, folklorist (and Foxfire director) T.J. Smith collects some of his favorite stories from the archives to illuminate the oral traditions that have been part of the culture of the mountains for centuries.
Do you touch wood for luck, or avoid hotel rooms on floor thirteen? Would you cross the path of a black cat, or step under a ladder? Is breaking a mirror just an expensive waste of glass, or something rather more sinister? Despite the dominance of science in today's world, superstitious beliefs - both traditional and new - remain surprisingly popular.
Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends.
From feminist fairies to bloodsucking temptresses, half-human harpies and protective Vodou goddesses, these are women who go beyond long-haired, smiling stereotypes. Their stories are so powerful, so entrancing, that they have survived for millennia.$18.95ISBN: 9780691202266Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton University Press - April 21st, 2020
The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life--and even invented real automated machines$10.95ISBN: 9781789041156Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Moon Books - April 1st, 2020
Thor is an immensely popular God but also one of contradictions, whose complexity is sometimes underrated. Often depicted as oafish, he was clever enough to outwit the dwarf Alviss (All-wise). A god of storms and thunder, he brought fertility and blessed brides at weddings and although a defender of civilization and order, he usually travelled with a trickster deity.$12.99ISBN: 9784805315828Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Tuttle Publishing - July 28th, 2020
A delightfully creepy telling of Japanese ghost stories.$17.00ISBN: 9780802148988Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grove Press - May 19th, 2020
Set in a wild and immaculate landscape threatened by industry and environmental degradation, a compassionate and gripping exploration of one of the world's most baffling mysteries--the existence of the Sasquatch