By Meyer Reinhold
Professor Reinhold, a unusual senior classicist, has produced a desirable and available choice of essays dedicated to the examine of historical background. one of the articles incorporated are "The new release Gap," a tremendous survey exploring myths of the rebellion of 1 iteration opposed to one other; "Augustus' belief of Himself," an in depth precis and interpretation of Augustus' lifestyles and profession; and "The announcement of conflict opposed to Cleopatra," an research of the cost opposed to Cleopatra that she betrayed her pledge to Rome as a consumer ruler. Taken jointly, those essays shape a unified and coherent survey of historical historical past that would entice a extensive viewers.
By Neal Asher
Mysterious extraterrestrial beings . . . ruthless terrorists . . . androids with perspective . . . genetic manipulation . . . punch-ups with lasers . . . titanic spaceships . . . what extra do you need? a suite via the writer of Gridlinked, The Skinner, within the Line of Polity, cover, Brass guy and The Voyage of the Sable Keech.
By Kirby, William Forsell
By H. Lee M. Pike, L. J. Bridgman
A few recognized americans and Englishmen have had no small half in letting within the mild upon this darkish country, and in future years, while Korea shall have attained to the entire stature of nationwide power, the names of Rodgers, Blake, Kimberly, etc may be held in excessive esteem through the folks of that state. This little quantity offers only a glimpse into the mode of existence, the conduct and customs, the traditions and superstitions, of the Koreans. If it awakens an curiosity within the minds of its younger readers, and conjures up them with a hope for extra wisdom in their cousins during this some distance japanese land, its goal can be good served.
By Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak
Via a chain of interviews with 9 acclaimed authors, Conversations with Mexican American Writers explores the languages and literature of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands as a confluence of social, cultural, old, and political forces. of their conversations, those authors speak about their linguistic offerings in the context of language regulations and language attitudes within the usa, in addition to the East Coast publishing industry's mandates.The interviews show the cultural and geographical marginalization persisted through Mexican American writers, whose voices are muted simply because they produce literature from the remotest components of the rustic and approximately humans at the social fringes. Out of those interviews emerges a portrait of the borderlands as a dynamic area of overseas trade, one who is positioned and will simply be understood absolutely inside a world context.
By Ludwik Sternbach
By Leo P. Ard
"Das Revier" ist eine Metropole des Verbrechens - das weiß guy durch TV-Polizisten wie Haferkamp, Schimanski, Balko und Harry & Toto. Und durch meterhohe Schlagzeilen in der Boulevardpresse wie zu den "Mafia-Morden in Duisburg". Dabei ist der "Ruhri an sich" eine absolut friedfertige Gattung, die nur in Ausnahmefällen zu Schrotgewehr, Eispickel oder Pflanzengift greift. Selbstverständlich nur aus solch edlen Motiven wie Eifersucht, Gier und Rache.
Leo P. Ard und Reinhard Junge, die mit dem Krimi "Das Ekel von Datteln" Geschichte geschrieben haben, zeigen mit ihren Crime-Storys, dass der größte Ballungsraum Deutschlands zu Recht "Europäische Kulturhauptstadt 2010" geworden ist. Nirgends wird subtiler, heimtückischer und niveauvoller gemordet als zwischen stillgelegten Zechen, modernen Technologieparks und idyllischen Schrebergärten.
By John L. Foster, Susan Tower Hollis
Booklet via John L. Foster
By Edward O Wilson, Edward O. Wilson, Burkhard Bilger
Additionally an immediate bestseller within the most sensible American sequence, this moment annual most sensible American technology and Nature Writing quantity, edited by way of the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, scientist, and naturalist Edward O. Wilson, delivers to be one other “eclectic, provocative assortment” (Entertainment Weekly) that's either a technology reader’s dream and a nature lover’s sustenance.