The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress and then Anne as his wife.
Shares "bro-style" advice for prospective parents that declares that the cool time of life is over once children arrive and explains how to render a child's life awesome in spite of parental lameness.
Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.
The only American to have climbed all 14 of the world's 8.000-meter peaks sets his sights on Mount Everest, the highest peak on earth, in this thrilling book that combines his own climbs as well as narratives of some of the more famous and infamous climbs throughout the last century.
A loving and candid profile of the late performing artist by his brother traces their shared childhoods, Michael's meteoric rise to fame, the scandals that overshadowed his career and the private dynamics behind his public persona and tragic early death. 200,000 first printing.
With more than 425,000 copies in print, THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA series introduces its 2006 edition with dazzling stories from John Updike, David Sedaris and Tom Perrotta.
Told from the perspective of Darcy, the first installment of a trilogy based on Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" begins with his observations of the Bennet family during a disastrous Netherfield Park ball, and offers insight into his complicated past.
To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, the top-selling erotica franchise achieves a scorching new climax with a special edition showcasing the standout stories from the entire series.
When their parents die an untimely death, a blind, naïve younger sister becomes wholly dependent on her bitter and conniving older sister, who overprotectively imparts stories of a brutal and dangerous world until the younger sister makes a surprising choice. By the author of Big Fish .
A romance in reverse is set in Paris and London and follows an artist's attempts to fall back in love with his wife after the end of his affair, an effort that is challenged by the sale of a personal painting and his wife's discovery of his infidelity.