Search results for ‘Tom McCarthy’
Mapping it out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartographies
Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists who make sense of exterior and interior worlds through highly personal...
Dark Side Of The Punt Problem Gambling
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children aged, as their publishers like to say, 'from 7 to 77.' Arguing that their characters are as strong...
Pirates!: Classic Tales of Treasure, Mayhem, and High Seas Skullduggery
A collection of stories that are dramatic, exciting, and eminently readable. Who doesn't love a tale of pirates, duplicity, and hidden treasure? All of these stories have endured the test of time and await a new generation of...
To the Sea Again: Classic Sailing Stories
Breathtaking adventures, unsurpassed dramas, and poignant tales that have stood the test of time.
Follows the life of Serge Carrefax, a man who surges into the electric modernity of the early twentieth century, transfixed by the technologies that obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the experimental wireless stations,...
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Exciting early work by the Man Booker-shortlisted author, discussing Herge's hugely popular children's books. McCarthy asks the question: is Tintin literature? and delves into a story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's...
Men in Space
Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism, this title follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase...
Ghost Pirate Tales: Classic Stories from Davy Jones' Locker
Ghosts and pirates are the subjects of some of the best stories in the world. This work is an exploration of the colourful history of the spirits that lurk within Davy Jones' Locker - from Daniel Defoe's The Four Years Voyage...
Traumatised by an accident which 'involved something falling from the sky' and leaves him eight and a half million pounds richer but hopelessly estranged from the world around him, the hero spends his time and money obsessively...
Incredible Tales of the Sea: Twelve Classic Sailing Stories
Terrifying and unpredictable trials of life at sea that have stood the test of time
Men In Space
Men in Space is the first novel written by Booker Prize finalist McCarthy, author of Remainder and C --a clever entre into the art world, and a look at the bohemian life that was Prague in the 1990s.
Incredible Pirate Tales: Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the Seas
From Long John Silver to Captain Hook, Blackbeard to Captain Kidd, pirates are the stuff of adventure and legend. Books, plays, movies, and everything in between, has been based on the escapades of these charismatic cutthroats for...
McCarthy's prose in his novel debut is being hailed as Rprecise and unpretentiousS ( The Independent [London]). Remainder explores the secret world individuals harbor within and what might happen if granted the power to make it...
First published in Great Britain by And Other Stories in 2011 --T.p. verso.
Running with the Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men’s Cross Country Team
Top five Best Books About Running, Runner's World Magazine Top three Best Books About Running, readers of Runner's World Magazine (December 2009)A phenomenal portrait of courage and desire that will do for college...
Baseball in Trenton
Primary Coverage Area: Trenton area, Eweng
The Complete Hogan: A Shot-by-shot Analysis of Golf’s Greatest Swing
Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all time Golf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery--until now.
Express Series: English for Telecoms Student’s Book and Multirom Pack: A Short, Specialist English Course
An expanding series of short, specialist English courses for different professions, work skills, and industries.
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
A behind-the-scenes chronicle of the rise of ESPN by the authors of the New York Times bestseller Live From New York.
Ripper Street (DVD)
Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division the toughest police district in the East End. Rich episodic storylines meld with the...
The Family Audio Bible: 36 Classic Excerpts from the NRSV Bible
HarperChildren's Audio is proud to publish a collection of classic excerpts from the Bible - chosen specifically with children's ears in mind.