“If you’re facing a joint replacement, grieving the end of the printed newspaper, ever wondered why some metals bend and others don’t, why razor blades dull, or why the cub
“Professor Fernandez is a delightfully quirky writer and his book Everyday Calculus is lighthearted and compelling, connecting mathematics to daily life.”
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“. . . in this lighthearted tale of love and market forces, Mr. Nicolson recounts how he used economics and game theory to attract women and then to form a partnership with one of them. .
“. . . personal, poignant, and beautifully written . . .”
“Not exactly a party game, but a genuine mind-bending variety of puzzles on issues that matter to us . . .”
“. . . would that this book find a larger audience.
“Office Girl’s target readership, like its characters, are legally adults—even though some may still be growing up.”
“Mr. Plotnik challenges his readers to set themselves apart. . . . genuinely funny.”
“. . . if you prefer your geek humor untouched by any of that fancy-shmancy edjumacated stuff, this book is probably not for you.”
“. . . quite an achievement.”
“With the Hand does a great job of looking at an entire range of ways that masturbation is and has been perceived over the years.”
“Would that the publisher have gone on the complete journey with Hockney and Gayford and made this the large-scale volume that it deserved to be so that the art could have been as easily ab
“Best American Sports Writing is a showcase for great writing and perceptive, under-the-radar stories about athletes and adventurers, the stench of a ‘bitches and ho’s’ sports culture run a
“Ms. Meynendonckx’s book gives an international view of movie crime and its bloody, reality-based equivalent. Much of the focus is on crime in America and the Hollywood version of same. .
“1225 Christmas Tree Lane reveals Ms. Macomber’s penchant for small town charm and happy-ever-after endings.”
“David’s Browne book does a nice job of tying The Beatles, James Taylor, CSNY, and Simon and Garfunkel together: who played on which album, who was friends with who, and so on.
The second thing that the reader finds surprising about Christina Haag’s memoir Come to the Edge is how well written it is.
My Penguin Osbert In Love is a delightful story filled with friendship, devotion, and love. My Penguin Osbert In Love is the second book in this series.
You might think there aren’t any more good stories left to be told about the sixties.
“The bishop was much struck by some of the analogies I drew.” —Oscar Wilde