Pursuing a dream is hard work, but the right words delivered at the right time-by people who've been there and done that-can give us just the motivation we need. The right words can rekindle our enthusiasm, re-energize our efforts, dispel doubt, let us know we're not alone, and show us that the figh..
The ultimate list book, 100 x 100 takes ten subject areas - the visual, literary and performing arts, science, nature, history, sport, design, technology and philosophy - and subdivides each one into ten sections of 100 profiles each, giving you a phenomenal 10,000 profiles of the best of everyth..
Journey around the world through 199 flags! This striking visual book explores the shapes, figures, and colors of flag design.
a national flag features vertical stripes or horizontal ones, two
colors or more, symbols drawn from nature or from history-each detail of
its design is intenti..
Superlatives tend to fail in describing Joan Blaeu's Atlas Maior-that being said, it stands as one of the most extravagant feats in the history of mapmaking. The original Latin edition, completed in 1665, was the largest and most expensive book to be published during the 17th century. Its 594 maps a..
The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books. Featuring more than 200 full-colour images of original catalogue cards, first edition book covers and photographs from the library"s magnificent archives, thi..
A COLOSSAL CHEAT SHEET FOR YOUR postcollege years. Finally, all the needs of the modern girl--from the benefits of a Roth IRA to the pleasure and pain of dating (and why it's not a clich to love yourself first), from figuring out what to wear to a job interview to the delicate enterprise of defrien..