This translation of "The Arabian Nights" is the complete text of the Mahdi edition, said to be the definitive Arabic edition of a fourteenth-century manuscript, which is the oldest surviving version of the tales and considered to be the most authentic.
Thread the icy waterways with this Bradt travel guide of The Northwest Passage: Atlantic to Pacific: A Portrait and Guide. Adventurous travelers will grab the chance, and this book, when they see the spectacular Canadian archipelago in a way 16th century mariners could only dream about.
A local pharmacist is so taken with the early 1960's hit song "Love Potion Number 9" that he develops a “good for what ails ya” tonic t to capitalize on both the song’s popularity and the tonic’s reputed romantic results with hilarious success. Love Potion No. 10 is quiet fiction that sings.
This is the latest 'novel' by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. Unlike his most recent books, "A Manuscript Found in Accra" follows the pattern of one of his earlier works and is a collection of wisdom sayings and sage advice around various life topics.
This is the story of our nation’s earliest tornado chasers – from the day Benjamin Franklin whacked his riding crop at a whirlwind he chased into a Maryland woodland to the storm watchers of WW II, meet up with early proto-scientists and awe-struck adrenalin junkies who back in the day didn’t have motor cars to drive nor much scientific knowledge to explain the violent weather they chased. But they were as awed by the power of rampaging nature as those who travel with storms today. This is quite a story!