A timely, nuanced work that dissects the thorny debate around cultural appropriation and the literary imagination.
Now updated to reflect current events, this daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curiosity, refresh knowledge, expand horizons, and keep the mind sharp.
In the book students find in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question; exercises; strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general science components; and tips to help them pinpoint their weaknesses and hone their test taking skills. Students can go online and study wherever and whenever with the online test site.
Have you ever thought you were being followed or watched? Have you ever needed to follow or observe someone and not be seen?
In the world of espionage, surveillance and surveillance detection are a way of life.
"An insightful guide for readers, writers, and instructors from all walks of life," this manifesto and practical guide challenges current models of craft and the writing workshop by showing how they fail marginalized writers, and how cultural expectations inform storytelling (Kirkus Reviews).
This pocket-sized hardcover book contains nearly one hundred quotations from African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist, Malcolm X. "It's freedom for everybody or freedom for nobody." --Malcolm X, King Solomon Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan, April 12, 1964.
From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew.
A selection of favorite quotes that the celebrated literary critic has collected over the decades.
The director of the famed Bodleian Libraries at Oxford narrates the global history of the willful destruction--and surprising survival--of recorded knowledge over the past three millennia.
#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more.
The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.
Twenty-first-century culture is obsessed with books. In a time when many voices have joined to predict the death of print, books continue to resurface in new and unexpected ways.
In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about fifty-two masterworks spanning the Western tradition.