Imran Ranjha

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Confessions of a Video Vixen

• <b>Author:</b> Karrine Steffans<p>Part tell-all, part cautionary tale, this emotionally charged memoir from a former video vixen nicknamed 'Superhead' goes beyond the glamour of celebrity to reveal the inner workings of the hip-hop dancer industry—from the physical and emotional abuse that's rampant in the …

Mythology

• <b>Author:</b> Edith Hamilton and Others<p>Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the …

Voltaire's Bastards

• <b>Author:</b> John Ralston Saul<p><b>With a new Introduction by the author, this “erudite and brilliantly readable book” (The Observer, London) expertly dissects the political, economic, and social origins of Western civilization to reveal a culture cripplingly enslaved to crude notions of rationality and</b> …

The Prize

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Yergin<p>Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by <i>Business Week</i> and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis.<p>Dec 02, 1991 …

A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p><b>One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.</b><br>In <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail<b>—</b>well, most of it. In <i>A Sunburned</i> …

Argo

• <b>Author:</b> Antonio Mendez & Matt Baglio<p><b>The true, declassified account of CIA operative Tony Mendez's daring rescue of American hostages from Iran that inspired the critically-acclaimed film directed by and starring Ben Affleck, and co-starring John Goodman, Alan Arkin, and Bryan Cranston.</b><p>On November …

On Saudi Arabia

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Elliott House<p>From the Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter who has spent the last thirty years writing about Saudi Arabia—as diplomatic correspondent, foreign editor, and then publisher of <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i>—an important and timely book that explores all facets of life in this shrouded …

Pippa Middleton's Cricket Column In Vanity Fair Is Pretty Much Why We Love Her

Pippa Middleton, you little charmer. Once again, Kate Middleton's little sister has won us over with her cheeky sense of humor. This time, it's her latest column for Vanity Fair about cricket that has us giggling.<p>"As a former member of the cricket WAGs..." she begins, immediately addressing the …

The Art of Seduction

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Greene & Joost Elffers<p><b>From the creators of the phenomenal bestseller The 48 Laws of Power, a mesmerizing handbook on seduction: the most subtle and effective form of power</b> <br>When raised to the level of art, seduction, an indirect and subtle form of power, has toppled empires, won …

Killing Lincoln

• <b>Author:</b> Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard<p><b>A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly</b><p>The anchor of <i>The O'Reilly Factor</i> recounts one of the most dramatic stories in …

Manhunt

• <b>Author:</b> James L. Swanson<p>The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of …

Lawrence in Arabia

• <b>Author:</b> Scott Anderson<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY<br>New York Times • Christian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle Times • St. Louis Dispatch<br>National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book</b><p>A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and …

America's Hidden History

• <b>Author:</b> Kenneth C. Davis<p>Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record …

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Greenblatt<p>Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction <br>Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction<br>One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one …

Blood and Beauty

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Dunant<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS</b><p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Italian Renaissance novels—The Birth of Venus, In the Company of the Courtesan, and Sacred Hearts—has an exceptional talent for breathing life into history. Now Sarah</b> …