Aerial: The Art of Photography from the Sky
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Aerial: The Art of Photography from the Sky

As a person who is trying to "make it big" in aerial and aviation photography I would have liked a little more in depth discussion regarding the techinques he uses. Outside of that minor point, this book is stunning, the images are crystal clear, and the printing is very well done. Unlike many of us who use digital cameras, these images are mostly done on film and with medium format. Which is clearly evidenced by the level of detail ...

Joss Whedon Vs. The Horror Tradition : The Production of Genre in Buffy and Beyond
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Joss Whedon Vs. The Horror Tradition

Although ostensibly presented as “light entertainment,” the work of writer-director-producer Joss Whedon takes much dark inspiration from the horror genre to create a unique aesthetic and perform a cultural critique. Featuring monsters, the undead, as well as drawing upon folklore and fairy tales, his many productions both celebrate and masterfully repurpose the traditions of horror for their own means. Woofter and Jowett's collectio...

No More Stress!: Be Your Own Stress Management Coach
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No More Stress!: Be Your Own Stress Management Coach

"Having worked for many years in broadcast television, and, in particular live broadcasting, I am only too aware of a work environment where there is tremendous 'pressure' and the real danger that 'pressure' – which some may say is 'good' stress – can easily turn to uncomfortable, bad, unproductive stress. When dealing with members of my team who have had problems with stress, I wish I had been able to refer them to Gladeana’s book. ...

Psychopathology: Contemporary Jungian Perspectives
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Psychopathology: Contemporary Jungian Perspectives

This is collection of essays by respected analysts, and the reviewers below have never read them. What these reviewers don't know is that most of these anlalysts took the pains to familiarize themselves with traditional psychoanalysis and the more modern object-relations school. Yes, at times Jung was sexist and the post-jungians, many of which are women, are aware of that fact. By the way, Jungian analysis is incredibly down to eart...

The Impact of Discovering Life beyond Earth
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The Impact of Discovering Life beyond Earth

"Are we alone in the cosmos? If yes, we can never be sure. If no, we might well have an answer within the decade. The 22 authors of these fascinating and informative essays say no, we are not alone, despite the fact that so far not a shred of evidence has been found for the existence of life elsewhere in the universe. But just in case they are right, we need to start thinking about the possibility that we are not alone, and here is a...

Vegetable Brassicas and Related Crucifers
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Vegetable Brassicas and Related Crucifers

The Brassica crops provide the greatest diversity of products derived from a single genus. As vegetables they deliver leaves, flowers, stems and roots that are used either fresh or in processed forms. This book covers the Occidental crops derived from B. oleracea (cole or cabbage group) and Oriental types from B. rapa (Chinese cabbage and its relatives). Both groups are of immense importance for human nutrition, containing vital vita...

Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls Rulebook
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Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls Rulebook

New and improved, Deluxe Tunnels & Trolls. T&T is the second ever fantasy role playing game, and the easiest to use. This book contains everything you need to play the game solo (with the many solo adventures) or with a group of friends. Includes a lot of extra material and descriptions of the worlds played in by the designer and his friends back in the late 1970's. The first 166 pages are the core rules, followed by the Elab...

World of Geekcraft: Step-by-Step Instructions for 25 Super-Cool Craft Projects
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World of Geekcraft: Step-by-Step Instructions for 25 Super-Cool Craft Projects

Geek meets craft in this fun collection of 25 kooky projects for geeks of any affiliation, from D&D dice earrings, Star Trek pillows, and Super Mario cross-stitch to Star Wars terrariums, a Morse code quilt, and much more! Organized by difficulty from "Not a Jedi Yet" to "Warp Speed," World of Geekcraft covers a range of popular crafting techniques including beading, quilting, appliqué, embroidery, and needle felting. Best of all...

Real Thai: The Best of Thailand's Regional Cooking
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Real Thai: The Best of Thailand's Regional Cooking

Nancie McDermott, widely regarded as the American expert on Thai cooking, offers a clear, straightforward approach to dishes that many Westerners have tasted only in restaurants. In Real Thai, she demystifies once and for all every aspect of this flavorful, healthy cuisine. Organized geographically by region, over 100 tempting, easy-to-follow recipes explore not only dishes that may be familiar to Americans, such as Chicken Coconut S...

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism
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Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism in the United States did not start in the 1960s—it has a much longer, complex history going back to the early 1800s. Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism examines that history through the lens of culture, focusing on what vegetarianism has had to say to and about Americans. This A–Z encyclopedia brings together the work of a number of scholars from diverse fields, including history, sociology, philosophy, religious st...