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Michael Young is a brilliant young history student whose life is changed when he meets Leo Zuckerman, an ageing physicist with a theory that can change worlds.
Fingerprints Of The Gods
A novel that features a mixed group of characters, each in his or her own way seeking some sort of salvation or redemption. It talks about the plot: how the US government and some of its quasi-autonomous agencies (CIA, FBI, DEA) all for their own reasons sponsored and financed the development of the drug cartels and their trade in Mexico.
THE NEW QUESTIONTen years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns with another groundbreaking work, this time to ask: Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not?
The bestselling "Fate of the Jedi" novels introduce the "Star Wars" universe to a long-forgotten tribe of Sith. This collection of stories tells the origin of that tribe. It includes all eight of the "Lost Tribe of the Sith" stories, as well as "Pandemonium", the final chapter.
Provides a revolutionary approach to project management that helps to transform everything from software companies to the US military to healthcare in major American hospitals. This book explains how it operates and how it can be made to work for anyone, anywhere? It tells how to how to define, what it is that you are seeking to achieve?
What if we could improve our ability to predict the future? This book offers an insight into what we can learn from this elite group. It also shows the methods used by the superforecasters which enable them to out perform even professional intelligence analysts with access to classified data.
From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Inspiring and practical by turns, it identifies 12 common habits that can prove an obstacle to future success and tells you how to overcome them. Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office`A great resource to discover the 12 habits that hold women back and how to overcome them.' Forbes
Ikigai is a captivating book penned by the talented author, Francesc Miralles. Published by Cornerstone in 2017, this book falls under a genre that promises to intrigue and inspire its readers. Ikigai is a Japanese concept that combines the terms 'iki', meaning 'life', and 'gai', meaning 'value or worth'. Miralles beautifully explores this concept, offering the readers a path to discover their personal Ikigai, thus finding their purpose in life. This book is more than just a read; it is an existential journey. If you're looking for a book that challenges you to look within and find your true purpose, then Ikigai by Francesc Miralles, proudly published by Cornerstone, is the book for you.
Never Split the Difference is a riveting piece penned by Tahl Raz, published by Cornerstone in 2017. This book is a masterclass in negotiation techniques, offering a fresh perspective on the art of negotiation. Raz, an acclaimed author, takes the reader on a journey through high-stakes negotiations revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most. This book is not just for professionals but for anyone who wants to improve their negotiation skills. Published by Cornerstone, this book has been appreciated worldwide for its unique approach and practical advice. Written in English, it's a must-read for those seeking to make a difference in their professional and personal lives.
Eat, Drink, Nap, a captivating book penned by Soho House UK Limited, is a must-read for anyone seeking a balance between life's daily hustle and the need for relaxation. Published by Cornerhouse in 2014, this book is a testament to the author's unique perspective on achieving a well-rounded lifestyle. The genre of this book is hard to pin down as it beautifully merges elements of self-help, lifestyle, and culinary arts. Soho House UK Limited, through this book, guides readers on how to incorporate elements of relaxation into their everyday lives. From tips on what to eat and drink to the importance of taking a nap, the author provides a comprehensive guide to living a more relaxed and fulfilling life. If you're looking for a book that is not only engaging but also provides practical advice, then Eat, Drink, Nap is the perfect choice. Don't miss out on this masterpiece from Cornerstone, a publisher renowned for its wide range of insightful books.
___________________________________'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.'A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man falsely charged with the rape of a white girl.
The Power of Habit is a compelling book by Charles Duhigg that delves into the science behind our habits. Published by Cornerstone in 2013, this book uncovers the power of habits in our lives, explaining how they work and how they can be changed. The Power of Habit is more than just a self-help book; it is a captivating exploration of human nature and its potential for transformation. It's an essential read for anyone interested in personal development and the psychology of habits. The book is written in English.
Rigorously supported by evidence, his findings are surprising - at times even shocking - to the modern mind. Good to Great achieves a rare distinction: a management book full of vital ideas that reads as well as a fast-paced novel.
In Doughnut Economics, Oxford academic Kate Raworth identifies seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray, and sets out a roadmap for bringing humanity into a sweet spot that meets the needs of all within the means of the planet.
Mindhunter, a captivating book penned by the brilliant John Douglas, was published in 2017 by Cornerstone. This book falls under the genre of true crime, a category that Douglas excels in. Mindhunter takes you on a thrilling journey into the depths of the criminal mind. Based on Douglas' real-life experiences as a special agent for the FBI, the book explores the process of profiling serial killers and rapists. Douglas' expertise and gripping storytelling make this book a must-read for any true crime enthusiast. The publication of Mindhunter by Cornerstone in 2017 marked a significant contribution to the genre. The book has since been praised for its insightful and chilling exploration of criminal psychology.
Getting to Yes is a compelling masterpiece penned by the renowned author, William Ury. Published by Cornerstone in 2012, this book has marked its presence in the world of literature with its unique genre. The book is a captivating work that takes the readers on a journey of negotiation, teaching them the art of reaching mutual agreements without causing damage to their relationships. The author's insightful approach and the publisher's dedication make this book a must-read. Get your hands on 'Getting to Yes' and immerse yourself in the world of effective negotiation.
We all know that change is hard. It's unsettling, it's time-consuming, and all too often we give up at the first sign of a setback. But why do we insist on seeing the obstacles rather than the goal? The authors argue that we need only understand how our minds function in order to unlock shortcuts to switches in behaviour.
On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true and the first dinosaurs that the Earth has seen in the time of man emerge. But there is a dark side to the fantasy.
Intends to transforms the way we think about the craft of persuasion. Drawing on research, and packed with case studies, this book offers new insights into the art of winning people over: it isn't just what we say or how we say it that counts, but also what goes on in the moments before we speak.
Prince Rogers Nelson is one of the most popular and influential musical acts of all time. Known for his style and range, Prince¿s prolific music career included an ever-evolving sound that blended pop, R&B, hip-hop, jazz and soul. Prince sold over 100 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven GRAMMY¿ Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award¿ for the film ¿Purple Rain.¿ He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, the first year of his eligibility. Prince tragically passed away at his Paisley Park home on April 21, 2016. His legacy lives on through the timeless messages of love in his music and the countless ways his work has touched lives.Dan Piepenbring is a writer and former editor at The Paris Review.
Who's going to provide for your future? There's a crisis looming in pensions. Investing in property is time-consuming and risky. This work sets out the five key numbers that really count when you're buying stocks and shares; and explains how to use new Internet tools to simplify research.
The Old Man and the Sea, authored by Ernest Hemingway, is a timeless masterpiece that readers have cherished since its publication by Cornerstone in 1994. This classic work of literature falls under the genre of adventure and drama, captivating the reader with its rich narrative and profound themes. The story unfolds with an old man, a young boy, and a giant marlin, weaving a tale of courage, perseverance, and the indomitable human spirit. Hemingway's distinctive writing style and his ability to portray the most intricate human emotions make this book a must-read. Published by Cornerstone, this book continues to be a valuable addition to any book lover's collection.
______________________________________________'The ultimate source of happiness is within us.' DALAI LAMA'We grow in kindness when our kindness is tested.' DESMOND TUTUArchbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama have been friends for many, many years.