German author Burkhard Spinnen revisits moments of bibliophilia mixed with anguish through a personal and historical journey of the books we encounter and the places we meet them.
Kaplan's AP U.S. History Prep Plus 2018-2019 gives you concise review of the most-tested content to quickly build your skills and confidence. With bite-sized, test-like practice sets and customizable study plans, our guide fits your schedule.
This user-friendly Japanese language book is a complete course, pocket dictionary and Japanese phrasebook in one.
The history of fiction has been dominated by the novel and the short story. But now there is this seemingly brave new genre around: very brief fiction. It has been called Sudden, Micro, Skinny, Hyper, Mini, Short-Short, Minute, Instant, Nano, Pill-size, Pocket-size, Postcard, and Furious. This is fiction approaching haiku, the art of few words and many suggestions.
With the help of a new free audio app, this revised and updated bilingual visual dictionary will help you improve your Japanese vocabulary and pronunciation by seeing and hearing more than 7,000 terms.
Small in size but big in features, this dictionary delivers much more than only basic vocabulary for translating modern German into English and English into German. It offers many new words and phrases. All headwords are printed in blue to help users find the information they are looking for quickly and efficiently.
The 150th Anniversary edition of the best-selling reference book of all time
Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this may be the only writing resource you'll ever need.
New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family--where it begins and how far it goes--and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."
The elements of style like you've never seen them before
Explore the personalities of the punctuation marks we use every day with this bold, typographic journey through grammar. Each chapter in This is Me, Period introduces one of the major pieces of punctuation and all of its idiosyncracies, including:
Learn French in just 15 minutes a day with this revolutionary language learning system, now with an accompanying free app that is available in the App Store and Google Play.
Learn Italian in just 15 minutes a day with this revolutionary language learning system, now with a free app.