The Crucible

“infobox Book “ name The Crucible image image caption Penguin Classics edition author Arthur Miller country America language English language genre(s) Social issues publisher Penguin release date 1953 media type Paperback pages 143 isbn 0142437336 The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play written in 1953 during the time of McCarthyism, when the US government blacklisted accused […]

Anatomy of a trend

”’Taking the intuitive out of trend spotting”’ Anatomy of a Trend introduces trend sociology as a way of predicting the next big thing Trends are about changes in style and taste. These changes take place on a regular basis and yet the trend process is not really well understood. However, because trends are a social […]

Alphabet of manliness

“infobox Book “ name Alphabet of Manliness orig title translator image author George Albert “Maddox” Ouzounian cover_artist country United States language English series genre Satire publisher Kensington Publishing Corporation release_date June 2006 media_type Hardback pages 204 p. isbn ISBN 080652720X preceded_by followed_by Chapters This book consists of 26 satirical chapters, one based on each letter […]

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Haroun and the Sea of stories is a political allegory written by famous British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie. The 300 odd paged tale centres around Haroun, the young son of Rashid, who is also known as the Shah of Blah amongst his critics and as the Ocean of stories amongst his friends. In the course of […]

Stumbling on Happiness

“infobox Book “ name Stumbling on Happiness image image caption Vintage Edition cover author Daniel Gilbert country United States language English genre Non-fiction publisher Vintage release date 2006 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 263 isbn 1400042666 In simple and plain terms, Dr. Gilbert explores the nature of happiness and explains the numerous psychological illusions […]

Liar’s Poker

“infobox Book “ name Liar’s Poker image author Michael Lewis country United States language English genre Novel publisher W.W Norton Company release date 1989 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 310 isbn 0140143459 Liar’s Poker contains in part an autobiographical account of Michael Lewis’s own experience just before and during his time in Salomon Brothers. […]

Fast Food Nation

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ “Infobox Book” name Fast Food Nation title_orig translator image image_caption Paperback edition author Eric Schlosser illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Fast food genre Non-fiction publisher Houghton Mifflin pub_date January 17, 2001 english_pub_date media_type pages 288 pp isbn ISBN 0-395-97789-4 oclc preceded_by followed_by Fast Food Nation was written by […]

A Thousand Splendid Suns

“Book” Title A Thousand Splendid Suns Link http://www.enotes.com/thousand-splendid-suns Author Hosseini, Khaled Characters Mariam, an ethnic Tajik, born in 1959, is a 15-year-old girl when the book begins. The story centers around her and the events of her life as they intertwine with Laila’s. Nana is Mariam’s mother, who used to be a servant in Jalil’s house […]

The Path to Power

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June++ In the autobiography The Path to Power, Margaret Thatcher retells the chapters of her life where she details her accomplishements and struggles. The book focuses on her rise to power, the development of her political philosophy, and her early years as Britain’s first elected female head of state. Path to Power, The Path […]

Anthony Horowitz

Stormbreaker “Infobox Book” name Stormbreaker title_orig Stormbreaker translator image author Anthony Horowitz cover_artist country United Kingdom language English series Alex Rider subject genre Fiction publisher Walker release_date September 4, 2000 (UK) May 21, 2001 (US) media_type pages isbn 0-7445-5943-X preceded_by None followed_by Point Blanc Book Blurb Meet Alex Rider, the reluctant teenage spy. When his […]

The Richest Man in Babylon

Ahead of any person lies their future with ambitions and dreams. To fulfil those ambitions and realize those dreams, people need to learn how to be successful with money. The basic principles of effective money management are: 1. Save at least 10-percent of all that you earn for an investment fund for the future. 2. […]

Purple Cow

Following the traditional rules of marketing just isn’t enough anymore. In today’s competitive economy, companies that want to create a successful new product must create a remarkable new product. According to bestselling author and marketing guru Seth Godin, such a product is a Purple Cow, a product or service that is worth making a remark […]

Super Crunchers

Intuition in business is great but our decision-making can be enhanced by analyzing information. Super Crunchers is one of those books that exposes how technology and data can and does affect your day-to-day. Based on computer algorithms, Netflix recommends us movies and eHarmony recommends a mate. All of this is based on custom formulas and […]

The Dip

Short book on winning through quitting.You can become “the best” and need to learn when to quit. The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win. Everything starts out exciting and fun but then gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all. And […]

The dip

Short book on winning through quitting.You can become “the best” and need to learn when to quit. The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win. Everything starts out exciting and fun but then gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all. And […]

The new prince

“Infobox Book” name The New Prince image image_caption Cover showing letter P with symbols of politics within author Dick Morris illustrator cover_artist Lisa-Theresa Lenthall country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Renaissance Books release_date 17 June 2000 media_type Hardback pages 256 isbn ISBN 978-1580631471 by Dick Morris Summary Part 1 The […]

As A Man Thinketh

“infobox Book “ name As A Man Thinketh image image caption Value Classic Edition cover author James Allen country USA language English genre Self-help publisher Value Classic Reprints release date 1902 media type Paperback pages 47 isbn 164032013X Introduction Not intended as an exhaustive treatise, but to motivate the reader to believe that, “they themselves […]

The Hobbit

The Hobbit is a novel by J.R.R Tolkien,author of Lord Of The Rings. The novel is about the journey of a hobbit called Bilbo Baggins, along with Gandalf The Gray, and twelve dwarves. The purpose for their journey was to reach the Misty Mountain and take back Thorin’s treasures from the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo was […]

The Odyssey

“infobox Book” name The Odyssey image image caption Cover of the Fagles translation orig title Ὀδύσσεια author Homer translator Robert Fagles country Greece language Original: Ancient Greece Translated: English genre(s) Epic Poem publisher Penguin release date Original: <800 BC Translation: 1990 media type Epic poem pages 541 isbn 0143039954 The epic poem of Odysseus begins […]

Twilight

“Infobox Book” name Twilight image image caption Cover of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer country United States language English series Twilight series genre Young adult, Fantasy, Romance publisher Little, Brown and Company release date October 5, 2005 pages 512 isbn 0316160172 followed by New Moon Twilight is a young adult vampire-romance novel written by author Stephenie […]

Eldest

    “Infobox Book “ name Eldest image image caption Knopf Edition author Christopher Paolini cover artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject Fantasy genre Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date August 23, 2005 media type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages 668 pp (hardcover edition) isbn […]

Built to Last

“infobox Book “ name Built to Last image image caption Cover of Built to Last author Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras country America language English genre(s) Business publisher Harper Business release date 2004 media type Paperback pages 368 isbn 0060566108 Jerry Porras’ and Jim Collins’ Built to Last is a philosophical blueprint based on […]

Hero of lesser causes

Hero of Lesser Causes is a book about a twelve year old girl names keely and her brother name Patrick who gets polio during the novel. keely puts her whole life on hold because she wants to help her brother. polio is a deases that paralyzes you. patrick was paralyzed from his neck to his […]

Niebla

Resumen de la novela. Augusto Pérez, un joven rico y licenciado en Derecho, hijo único de Madre viuda, al morir ésta no halla que hacer con su vida. Un día que va caminando sin rumbo conoce a una guapa joven pianista, Eugenia Domingo del Arco, se enamora o cree enamorarse de ella y trata de […]

Into the Wild

“Infobox Book” name Into the Wild title_orig translator image image_caption Cover of paperback, depicting the bus McCandless stayed at before his death. author Jon Krakauer illustrator cover_artist country America language English series genre Novel publisher Anchor release_date January 20, 1997 media_type pages 224 isbn ISBN 0385486804 preceded_by followed_by The purpose of Jon Krakauer’s book is […]

La Iliada

Autor: Homero Género: Ficción y Literatura / Clásicos Idioma: Español Resumen: En el legado de Homero se encuentran las dos principales obras épicas griegas, La Ilíada y La Odisea. Los dos poemas fueron adoptados en la Antigüedad como obras nacionales de Atenas, para recitarse íntegros en las fiestas panateneas. El argumento de La Ilíada es […]

The corset diaries

The Corset Diaries By Katie MacAlister This contemporary romance is another fine example of how romance and humor can join together under Katie MacAlister’s hand and provide us with hours of enjoyment. In desperate need of money, Tessa agrees to appear on a reality TV show called A Month in the Life of a Victorian […]

Pride and Prejudice

“infobox Book “ name Pride and Prejudice image image caption Cover of 2000 Modern Library Edition author Jane Austen (originally published anonymously) country United Kingdom language English genre Romance publisher Modern Library Classics release date 1813 media type Print (Hardback and Paperback) pages 279 isbn 9780679783268 preceded by Sense and Sensibility followed by Mansfield Park […]

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

“Infobox Book” name The Death and Life of Great American Cities image image caption Cover of The Death and Life of Great American Cities author Jane Jacobs country America language English genre Non-fiction publisher Random House release date 1961 media type Hardback pages 472 isbn 0375508732 Jacobs’ book is an attack on “orthodox” modern city […]

Eragon

“Infobox Book “ name Eragon image image caption Cover to Eragon author Christopher Paolini cover artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject Fantasy genre Young Adult, Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date August 26, 2003 media type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages 509 pp (Knopf) isbn […]

La Charca

“Infobox Libro” nombre La Charca imagen imagen caption La Charca autor Manuel Zeno Gandia pais Puerto Rico lengua Español genero Ficción editorial Stockcero fecha publicacion 1894 tipo medio Edición en rústica paginas  256 isbn 9871136315 En La Charca Manuel Zeno Gandia hace un fiel retrato de la sociedad campesina y rural de su época. La […]

Godless: The Church of Liberalism

“Infobox Book” name Godless: The Church of Liberalism title_orig translator image image_caption author Ann Coulter illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Political convictions genre publisher Crown Forum release_date June 6, 2006 english_release_date media_type Print (Hardcover) pages 320 isbn ISBN 1400054206 preceded_by How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must): The World […]

Things Fall Apart

“infobox Book “ name Things Fall Apart image image caption Original cover art by Uche Okeke reproduced in a later edition. author Chinua Achebe country Nigeria language English series The African Trilogy genre Historical, social publisher Heinemann release date 1958 media type Print pages 152 isbn 0435909886 followed by No Longer At Ease One of […]

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

  “Infobox Book” name Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America image image caption Cover of Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Ehrenreich country America language English genre Non-fiction publisher Owl Books release date 2001 media type Paperback pages 240 isbn 0805063897 Barbara Ehrenreich’s non-fiction bestseller, Nickel and Dimed, is the story of an […]

Othello

“Infobox Book” name Othello title_orig translator image image_caption author William Shakespeare illustrator cover_artist country language English series subject genre publisher release_date english_release_date media_type pages isbn preceded_by followed_by Othello opens in the stately city of Venice, a worldwide hub for trade and commerce. The first characters introduced are Iago, an ensign denied promotion by Othello, and […]

Stardust

Stardust by John Gribbin Gribbin discusses the idea that all of our known universe – everything we have ever been told of, observed directly, or postulated to be, has as a common ancestor the tiny remnants of stars which have lived their lives and exploded. The resulting stardust is responsible for the formation of heavier […]

Pedro Páramo

Juan Rulfo, autor de Pedro Páramo, nació en Sayula, Jalisco, el 16 de mayo de 1917. Rulfo sólo escribió dos obras, El llano en llamas (1935) y Pedro Páramo que es su primera y única novela, para algunos críticos es en realidad una nouvelle o relato largo. Pedro Páramo es una de las novelas más […]

El Viejo y el Mar

“Infobox Libro” nombre El Viejo y el Mar titulo orig The Old Man and the Sea imagen imagen caption El Viejo y el Mar autor Ernest Hemingway pais America lengua English genero Ficción editorial Planeta fecha publicacion 1952 tipo medio Edición en rústica paginas 146 (Edición en rústica) isbn 9586140873 El viejo y mar es […]

Crooked River

Crooked River is an amazing story about a young girl, Rebecca Carver, and the rest of her family. An indian (Indian John or Amik) is accused of killing a white man and stealing his traps. Pa (Rebecca’s father) is holding the indian captive in the attic, chains ‘n all, until the trial. Young Rebecca grew […]

El Alquimista

“Infobox Libro” nombre El Alquimista titulo orig O Alquimista traductor Alan R. Clarke imagen imagen caption Portada de la edición 25 aniversario autor Paulo Coelho pais Brasil lengua Portugués genero Ficción editorial Harpertorch fecha publicacion 1988 tipo medio Edición en rústica paginas 167 (Edición en rústica) isbn 0062502182 Cuando Santiago, un joven pastor, tiene un […]

The Shining

“infobox Book “ name The Shining title_orig translator image image_caption author Stephen King illustrator cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish genre Horror, Fiction publisher release_date pages isbn The Shining is a horror fiction novel by Stephen King. A movie based on this novel was released in 1980. Jack Torrance has an alcohol problem, but […]

Animal Farm

“infobox Book “ name Animal Farm image image caption First edition cover author George Orwell country England language English language genre(s) Allegorical, social issues publisher Secker and Warburg release date 1945 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 148 isbn 0451526341 (paperback) Animal Farm is an allegory of the 1917 Russian Revolution and stems from George […]

I Am a Strange Loop

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ Interwiki: Missinginfodate=June 2008++ Chapter Summaries Preface For the large part of Douglas Hofstader’s life he has been interested in the underpinnings of consciousness. When his sister, Molly, was born with an unnamed neurological disorder, he became fascinated by the brain, neuroscience and the basic physical aspects of what makes up a person’s […]

Bodas de Sangre (english)

Bodas de Sangre centers around the struggle of Leonardo, a man who is married and has one child, with another to be born soon, but who is still in love with his ex-girlfriend of 3 years. He even rides his horse so hard that everyone has noticed, and his “suegra” tells him that he will […]

Life of Pi

“Infobox Book” name Life of Pi image image caption An American paperback edition of Life of Pi author Yann Martel country Canada language English genre Novel publisher Knopf Canada release date September 2001 media type Paperback, hardback and audiobook pages 336 isbn 0676973760 (first edition, hardcover), 0156027321 (US paperback edition) 1565117808 (audiobook, Penguin Highbridge) preceded […]

Daughters of the moon: the becoming

Tianna has been feeling unsettled and she can’t understand why. Tianna knows she was created by the Atrox, which means that she was born evil but, Selene kidnapped her and made he as normal as possible. She also knows her destiny is to give birth to the Atrox’s child and then destroy it, but she […]

El Principito

“Infobox Libro” nombre El Principito titulo orig Le Petit Prince traductor Manuel Alba Bauzano imagen imagen caption Ilustración de Antoine de Saint-Exupéry autor Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ilustrador Antoine de Saint-Exupéry pais Manuel Alba Bauzano lengua Francés genero Novela editorial Gallimard fecha publicacion 1943 paginas 96 isbn 0156013924 La historia es narrada por el Aviador, un […]

The secret seven

Link titlethe secret seven 1. plant for an S.S. meeting 2. the secret seven society 3.the cross old man 4. what happened to jack 5. exciting plans 6. finding out a few things 7. a talk with the caretaker 8. another meeting 9. out into the night 10.in the old empty house 11.the prisoner 12.the […]

Frankenstein

“infobox Book “ name Frankenstein image image caption 2003 Penguin edition author Mary Shelley country England language English language genre(s) Science-fiction, Gothic horror publisher Penguin release date 1818 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 273 isbn 0141439475 Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a classic tale of a man-made monster seeking acceptance from society in light of […]

The Conscience of a Liberal Summary

:Non-fiction The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman Chapter 1: The Way We Were (by Jerry) In opening his call for new social welfare infrastructure in America, Krugman describes how he joined many Americans in protesting the country during one of its greatest times, the 1950s and 60s. Krugman does not discount the necessity […]

The Chosen (Jerome Karabel)

“Infobox Book “ name The Chosen title_orig translator image image_caption author illustrator cover_artist country language English series subject Colleges genre Non-fiction publisher release_date 2005 english_release_date media_type pages isbn preceded_by followed_by The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton is a 2005 book by Jerome Karabel. It explores the process […]

The Chosen (Ricardo Pinto)

Interwiki: incomplete++ “Infobox Book “ name The Chosen title_orig translator image image_caption author Ricardo Pinto illustrator cover_artist country language series subject genre Fantasy publisher release_date english_release_date media_type pages isbn preceded_by followed_by

The Chosen (Chaim Potok)

Interwiki: incomplete++ “Infobox Book “ name The Chosen title_orig translator image image_caption author Chaim Potok illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject genre Fiction publisher release_date June 1968 english_release_date media_type pages isbn ISBN 0449209628 preceded_by followed_by

Speak

“Infobox Book “ name Speak title_orig translator image image_caption Book cover of the first edition author Laurie Halse Anderson illustrator cover_artist country United States language English languageEnglish series genre Realistic Fiction publisher Farrar Straus Giroux release_date October 1999 english_release_date pages 197 pp (first edition, hardback) isbn ISBN 0374371520 (first edition, hardback) preceded_by followed_by }} In […]

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

“Book” Title The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Link http://www.enotes.com/adventures-of-huckleberry-finn Author Twain, Mark   Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Mark Twain’s masterpiece. The book is humorous and the author shines a revealing light on traditions that the South still followed at the time of its publication, which was after the Civil War. Huckleberry Finn is the main […]

The World Is Flat

“Infobox Book” name The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century image image caption Original 1st edition cover author Thomas L. Friedman country United States language English subject Globalization publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux release date April 5, 2005 media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback) and Compact disc audio-CD pages 488 isbn […]

Angels and Demons

“Book” Title Angels and Demons Link http://www.enotes.com/angels-demons Author Brown, Dan Characters Robert Langdon: A forty-year old Harvard symbology professor. Maximilian Kohler: Chapter Summaries 1 Robert Langdon is awakened from a nightmare by a phone call from a discrete particle physicist Maximilian Kohler. Although they have never met or even spoken before, Kohler insistently requests Langdon’s […]

The Alchemist

“infobox Book “ name The Alchemist original title O Alquimista image image caption Original Brazilian publication author Paulo Coelho country Brazil language Original: Portuguese Translation: English genre(s) Fantasy and Adventure publisher HarperTorch release date 1987 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 163-208 isbn 0062502174 When Santiago, a young shepherd boy from the Spanish countryside of […]

Bringing Down the House

Chapter Summaries Chapter 1 It is Kevin’s turn at the betting table; he is up thirty thousand dollars. The others have placed their bets and are anxiously awaiting him. He appears to be drunk and vaguely disoriented, but this is a guise: he is in fact perfectly sober and looking for cues from his Spotter, […]

Journey

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ Interwiki: Missinginfodate=June 2008++ by Patricia Mclaughlin A young boy named Journey experiences hard times. At 11 years of age his mother leaves him and his sister Cat to live with their grandparents. Cat is depressed and gives everything she owns away including her camera which her grandfather gladly takes. Throughout their life, […]

The Great Gatsby

“infobox Book “ name The Great Gatsby image image caption Scribner cover author F. Scott Fitzgerald country United States language English genre Novel publisher Scribner release date April 10, 1925 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 240 isbn ISBN 0-7432-7356-7 (Paperback) The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. First […]

Harmonious Environment: Beautify, Detoxify

Harmonious Environment: Beautify, Detoxify & Energize Your Life, Your Home & Your Planet, by Norma Lehmeier Hartie, is a Finalist in ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award. The book is an indispensable reference book for anyone who cares about their health and well being and for the future of the planet. Hartie concisely covers […]

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows image author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic (US) release date 21 July, 2007 media type Hardback and paperback pages 759 isbn 0747581088 preceded by Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince […]

The Automatic Millionaire

“infobox Book “ name The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich title_orig translator image author David Bach cover_artist country USA language English series genre Business, Investing, Finance publisher release_date media_type Print (hardback and paperback) pages isbn preceded_by followed_by The Automatic Millionaire is an easy-to-read personal finance book that focuses on […]

The Scarlet Letter

“infobox Book “ name The Scarlet Letter image image caption Penguin Classics Edition author Nathaniel Hawthorne country United States language English genre Fiction publisher Penguin release date 1850 media type Print (Hardback & Paperback) pages 279 pages isbn 0142437263 The novel begins with the narrator, a Custom House official, who happens to find a scarlet […]

Inferno

“infobox Book “ name Inferno original title Inferno translator Anthony Esolen image image caption Anthony Esolen translation author Dante Alighieri country Italy language Medieval Italian vernacular series The Divine Comedy genre Epic poem, religious allegory, fantasy publisher Modern Library release date 1314 media type Paperback pages 490 isbn 0812970063 followed_by Purgatorio   Plot Overview Inferno […]

Canterbury Tales

:Incomplete Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is a Middle-English text, which Chaucer was thought to have begun at around 1387. The book is comprised of several smaller tales, as fictional pilgrims in linking “prologue” pieces each take a turn in telling their own story. Thus, the main body of the text follows the structure of […]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone title orig Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone image Image caption Scholastic Library Edition author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date July 2, 1998 (UK), June 2, […]

Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone   “Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone title orig Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone image Image caption Scholastic Library Edition author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release […]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“Book” Title Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Link http://www.enotes.com/harry-potter-chamber Author Rowling, J. K. Summary (From Wikipedia) On Harry Potter‘s twelfth birthday, the Dursleys—Vernon, Petunia, and Dudley—hold a dinner party. Uninvited, Harry is visited by the house-elf Dobby, who warns him not to return to Hogwarts. Harry refuses, so Dobby uses magic to ruin the dinner, nearly getting […]

Bodas de Sangre

“Infobox Libro” nombre Bodes de Sangre titulo_orig traductor imagen imagen_caption autor Federico García Lorca ilustrador artista_cubierta pais lengua Espanol serie tema genero editorial fecha_publicacion 1932 tipo_medio paginas isbn precedido_por seguido_por Obra cumbre de la producción trágica del dramaturgo y poeta andaluz Federico García Lorca. Retrato y representación magistral del universo trágico de la vida. En […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban image author J. K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English series Harry Potter subject Young adult, fantasy genre Fiction publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date July 8, 1999 (UK), September 8, 1999 (US) media type Hardback and paperback pages 435 isbn 043965548X preceded […]

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Book” Title Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Link http://www.enotes.com/harry-potter-fire Author Rowling, J. K. Plot (from Wikipedia) Background Throughout the three previous novels in the Harry Potter series, the main character, Harry Potter, has struggled with the difficulties of growing up and the added challenge of being a famed wizard. When Harry was a baby, Lord Voldemort, the […]

Much ado about nothing

Written by William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy. Set during Medieval times, it is also, essentially, a love story. Young Count Claudio has returned from war, and meets the lovely Hero, daughter of the man Claudio is staying with. He asks her to marry him, and she consents. But the night before […]

The Chrysalids

“Infobox Book” name The Chrysalids image image caption 1977 Penguin Cover author John Wyndham country United Kingdom language English genre Science-fiction publisher Penguin release date 1955 media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback) pages 208 isbn 0140013083 Imagine living in a world where an extra toe on a newborn will automatically result in the death of […]

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

  “Infobox Book” name Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity image image caption Penguin Edition author David Allen country United States language English subject self-help publisher Penguin release date 2001 media type Print (Hardcover and Paperback) pages 267 isbn ISBN 0142000280 GTD® and Getting Things Done® are the registered trademarks of David Allen […]

The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America

“infobox Book “ name The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America title_orig translator image author Warren Buffett, Lawrence Cunningham (editor) cover_artist country USA language English series genre Business, Investing, Finance publisher release_date media_type Print (hardback and paperback) pages isbn preceded_by followed_by by Warren Buffett (edited by Lawrence Cunningham) The essays comprising this book, […]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“Infobox Book” name Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix image author J.K. Rowling country United Kingdom language English subject Young adult, fantasy publisher Bloomsbury (UK), Scholastic Press (US) release date June 21, 2003 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 870 isbn 043935806X preceded_by Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire followed_by Harry Potter […]

Dynasties

Interwiki: Incomplete++ “infobox Book “ name Dynasties: Fortunes and Misfortunes of the World’s Great Business Families orig title translator image author David S. Landes cover_artist country United States language English series genre Nonfiction publisher Viking Adult (Penguin Group) release_date September 21, 2006 media_type Hardback pages 384 p. isbn ISBN 0670033383 preceded_by followed_by Chapter Summaries Preface […]

Idea Mapping

“Infobox Book” name Idea Mapping title_orig translator image image_caption Idea Mapping author Jamie Nast illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Idea Mapping genre publisher Wiley release_date September 22, 2006 english_release_date media_type Print (Hardcover) pages 288 isbn ISBN-10: 0471788627 , ISBN-13: 978-0471788621 preceded_by followed_by Executive Summary How to Access Your Hidden Brain Power, […]

Palestine Peace Not Apartheid

“Infobox Book” name Palestine Peace Not Apartheid image image_caption Cover showing the author, left, and protesters at the Israeli West Bank barrier, right author Jimmy Carter illustrator cover_artist Michael Accordino country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Simon & Schuster release_date 14 November 2006 media_type Hardback pages 264 isbn ISBN 978-0-7432-8502-5 […]

Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition

“infobox Book “ name Confessions of an Economic Hitman image image caption 1972 cover of Polyarchy author Robert A. Dahl country America language English language genre(s) Non-fiction publisher Yale University Press release date 1971 media type Paperback pages 267 isbn 0300015658 Chapter Summaries Chapter One: Democratization and Public Opposition Dahl’s purpose of Polyarchy is to […]

Spiritreneur Jesus Inc.

Spiritreneur – Jesus, Inc. Laurie Beth Jones I. Spiritreneur: A. You will be a spritreneur if you: 1. would be doing this work even if you weren’t getting paid 2. you are doing this work as unto the Lord B. A trend of spiritreneur came in 4 events: 1. Downsizing in late 1980s and early […]

Fahrenheit 451

“infobox Book “ name Fahrenheit 451 image image caption First Edition cover author Ray Bradbury country America language English language genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Ballantine Books release date 1953 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 173 isbn 0345342968 (Paperback) Guy Montag is a fireman whose job it is to start fires – […]

Letter to a Christian Nation

Letter to a Christian Nation is a non-fiction book by Sam Harris, written in response to feedback he received following the publication of his first book The End of Faith. The book is written in the form of an open letter to a Christian. Harris states that his aim is “to demolish the intellectual and […]

The Giver

“infobox Book “ name The Giver image image caption 2002 paperback edition author Lois Lowry country America language English language genre(s) Science-fiction series The Giver trilogy publisher Bantam Books release date 1993 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 179 isbn 0553571338 followed by Gathering Blue Jonas, an Eleven, is apprehensive about the approaching Ceremony of […]

Next

“infobox Book “ name Next image image caption Next novel cover author Michael Crichton country United States language English genre Science fiction novel, Techno-thriller, Dystopian novel publisher HarperCollins release_date November 28, 2006 media_type Print (Hardcover, Large print), E-book, Audio book pages 480 pp isbn 0060872985 preceded by State of Fear followed by – We live […]

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure Part One: Chapters 1-6: July-December, 1863 The novel begins ten days after the loss at Gettysburg. Lee watches from a rise as his depleted army is trapped against the banks of the Potomac river, swollen by rain. Meade has not pursued them, and their retreat has been protected by J.E.B. Stuart’s […]

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

“infobox Book “ name Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t image image caption Cover of Good to Great author Jim Collins country America language English language genre(s) Business publisher Harper Business release date 2001 media type Paperback pages 300 isbn 0066620996 Jim Collins, already established as one of the […]

The Audacity of Hope

“Infobox Book” name The Audacity of Hope image image caption First Edition author Barack Obama country United States language English subject Political convictions genre Non-fiction publisher Crown release date October 17, 2006 media type Print (Hardcover) pages 288 isbn 0307237699 preceded_by Dreams from My Father Executive Summary The junior U.S. Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, […]

Capitalism and Freedom

Capitalism and Freedom is a book by Milton Friedman published in 1962. Introduction The introduction lays out the principles of Friedman’s archetypal liberal, a man who supports limited and dispersed governmental power. Friedman opts for the continental European, rather than American, definition of the term. i. The Relation between Economic Freedom and Political Freedom In […]

What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know about Cash Flow… And 36 Other Key Financial Measures

“infobox Book “ name What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know about Cash Flow… And 36 Other Key Financial Measures title_orig translator image author cover_artist country USA language English series genre Real Estate publisher McGraw-Hill release_date November 25, 2003 media_type pages 261 isbn ISBN 0071422579 preceded_by followed_by Executive Summary In the midst of one […]

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

“Book” Title Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Link http://www.enotes.com/blink-power-of-thinking Author Gladwell, Malcolm Executive Summary With the publication of several best-selling books, reporter Malcolm Gladwell has emerged in the 2000s as one of the most influential figures in American letters. Extending the trademark style that he developed in 2000’s The Tipping Point, Gladwell’s research in […]

Dream Careers: How to Quickly Break into a Fab Job!

By Tag and Catherine Goulet Do you dread Monday mornings? When you are at work, are you bored? If so, perhaps a career change is in order. If you are like most people, you may have no idea which new career you should choose. In Dream Careers: How to Quickly Break into a Fab Job, […]

Marianela

“infobox Book “ name Marianela orig title translator image author Benito Pérez Galdós cover_artist country language Spanish series genre publisher Universidad de Salamanca release_date 1878 media_type pages 320 isbn ISBN 842943433X preceded_by followed_by Marianela es una de las muchas obras que muestran la grandeza de espíritu del género humano, no obstante pocas logran realizar el […]

The Tipping Point

“infobox Book” name The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference image image caption Bay Back Books Edition author Malcolm Gladwell country United States language English genre Non-Fiction publisher Little, Brown release date 2000 media type Print (Paperback) pages 304 isbn 0316346624 By offering readers a groundbreaking analysis of how trends are […]

Running With Scissors

“infobox Book “ name Running With Scissors image author Augusten Burroughs country USA language English genre Memoir publisher Picador USA release date Reprint edition (June 2003) media type Paperback pages 320 isbn 031242227X Running With Scissors is the memoir of Augusten Burroughs. It chronicles his life from age 9 to 17. During most of this […]

The Lovely Bones

“infobox Book “ name The Lovely Bones orig title translator image author Alice Sebold cover_artist Yoori Kim (design); Daniel Lee (photo-illustration) country USA language English series genre Literary fiction publisher Little, Brown release_date 2002 media_type Print (Hardback and Paperback); audio book pages 328 isbn ISBN 0-316-66634-3 preceded_by followed_by The narrator of The Lovely Bones, Susie […]

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

“Book” Title Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Link http://www.enotes.com/freakonomics Author Levitt, Steven D. Economics is often regarded as the study of dry, uninteresting financial trends and market developments, but Steven Levitt’s groundbreaking work in the field reveals that the tools of economic research can be put to use in the […]

The Black Dahlia

“infobox Book “ name The Black Dahlia image author James Ellroy country United States language English genre Crime publisher Mysterious Press release date September 1987 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 336  (hardback edition) isbn 0892962062 (hardback edition) followed by The Big Nowhere James Ellroy’s The Black Dahlia is a fictionalized account of the real […]