Classic Painting Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Classic Painting Atelier by Juliette Aristides

A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice Want to paint like Rembrandt-- and not like "modern artists" like Pollock? Read this beautifully illustrated and exquisitely written book. Explore this book.  

Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginott

Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginott

“No parent wakes up in the morning planning to make a child’s life miserable. No mother or father says, ‘Today I’ll yell, nag, and humiliate my child whenever possible.’ On the contrary, in the morning many parents resolve, ‘This is going to be a peaceful day. No...

The Innovators by Walter Isaacson

The Innovators by Walter Isaacson

How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution The Innovators is the story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. Isaacson begins with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron’s daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s,...

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff

Whether you are a scientist seeking to ground the principles of physics in reality, or an artist who wishes to understand the nature of art, or a philosopher puzzled over the problem of universals, or a teenager wondering about the meaning of life, or a historian...

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orzcy

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orzcy

"Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of innocent men, women, and children from the deadly guillotine. His friends and foes know him only as the Scarlet Pimpernel. But the ruthless French...

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

An illuminating and entertaining "big picture" history of scientific discovery from the time of the ancient greeks to Einstein and the 20th century, from quarks to distant galaxies, covers topics from every scientific field from physics and chemistry to cosmology and...

The Mad Scientists’ Club

The Mad Scientists’ Club

"Take seven, lively, "normal" boys -- one an inventive genius -- give them a clubhouse for cooking up ideas, an electronics lab above the town hardware store, and a good supply of Army surplus equipment, and you, dear reader, have a boyhood dream come true and a...

Ethnic America: A History

Ethnic America: A History

Thomas Sowell follows the history of nine American ethnic groups -- the Irish, Germans, Jews, Italians, Chinese, African-Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexicans, and their journey to become Americans. Explore this book.