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  • Bad Science
    Ben Goldacre

    Full of spleen, this is a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of Bad Science. When Dr Ben Goldacre saw someone on daytime TV dipping her feet in...

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  • Fight and Flight (Magic 2.0, #4)
    Scott Meyer

    Martin and his friends discovered that their world is computer-generated and that by altering the code, they could alter reality. They traveled back in time to Medieval England to live...

  • Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8; City Watch #1)
    Terry Pratchett

    Here there be dragons . . . and the denizens of Ankh-Morpork wish one huge firebreather would return from whence it came. Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon"...

  • Change Agent
    Daniel Suarez

    New York Times bestselling author Daniel Suarez delivers an exhilarating sci-fi thriller exploring a potential future where CRISPR genetic editing allows the human species to control evolution itself.On a...

  • Pyramids (Discworld, #7)
    Terry Pratchett

    It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. After all, he's been trained at Ankh-Morpork's famed...

  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
    David Shafer

    Three young adults grapple with the usual thirty-something problems—boredom, authenticity, an omnipotent online oligarchy—in David Shafer's darkly comic debut novel.The Committee, an international cabal of industrialists and medi...

  • Outcast (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi, #1)
    Aaron Allston

    After a violent civil war, and the devastation wrought by the now-fallen Darth Caedus, the Galactic Alliance is in crisis -- and in need. From all corners, politicians, power brokers,...

  • Neverwhere
    Neil Gaiman

    Under the streets of London there's a world most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, and pale girls in black velvet....

  • An Unwelcome Quest (Magic 2.0, #3)
    Scott Meyer

    Ever since Martin Banks and his fellow computer geeks discovered that reality is just a computer program to be happily hacked, they’ve been jaunting back and forth through time, po...

  • Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions
    Neil Gaiman

    In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a...

  • Spell or High Water (Magic 2.0, #2)
    Scott Meyer

    The adventures of an American hacker in Medieval England continue as Martin Banks takes his next step on the journey toward mastering his reality-altering powers and fulfilling his destiny.A...

  • Neuromancer
    William Gibson

    The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business,...

  • Off to Be the Wizard (Magic 2.0, #1)
    Scott Meyer

    Martin Banks is just a normal guy who has made an abnormal discovery: he can manipulate reality, thanks to reality being nothing more than a computer program. With every use...

  • Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    David Kushner

    Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture....

  • Lock In (Lock In, #1)
    John Scalzi

    A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi.Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who...

  • Cross Stitch (Outlander, #1)
    Diana Gabaldon

    In 1945, Claire is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon in Scotland. Innocently, she walks through a stone circle in the Highlands, and finds...

  • The Medusa Chronicles
    Stephen Baxter

    Following an accident that almost cost him his life, Howard Falcon was not so much saved as he was converted, through the use of prosthetics, into something faster, stronger and...

  • Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
    Kevin D. Mitnick

    Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world's biggest companies, and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster,...

  • The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium, #4)
    David Lagercrantz

    13 hours and 22 minutes Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return   She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of...

  • The Lost (Stargate Atlantis, #17)
    Jo Graham

    Reeling from the terrible events of Homecoming: Stargate Atlantis, the team are doing whatever it takes to find their lost crew - even if it means turning to their enemies...

  • Homecoming (Stargate Atlantis, #16)
    Jo Graham

    The first of a six book series set after the end of Stargate Atlantis's final season, Homecoming sees Atlantis return to the Pegasus Galaxy. But the situation in Pegasus has...

  • The Rats (Rats, #1)
    James Herbert

    For millions of years man and rats had been natural enemies. But now for the first time - suddenly, shockingly, horribly - the balance of power had shifted and the...

  • A Dance with Dragons: After the Feast (A Song of Ice and Fire #5, Part 2 of 2)
    George R.R. Martin

    The fifth volume, part two of A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. Now a major Sky Atlantic TV series from HBO, featuring...

  • Seveneves
    Neal Stephenson

    What would happen if the world were ending?A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band...

  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
    Mary Roach

    7 hrs and 59 minsAn oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem.For two thousand years, cadavers (some willingly, some unwittingly) have been involved in science's...

  • Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
    Mary Roach

    Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. Space exploration is in some ways an exploration...

  • I Like You Just the Way I Am: Stories About Me and Some Other People
    Jenny Mollen

    By the actress, writer, and one of the funniest women on Twitter, an outrageous, hysterical memoir of acting on impulse, plotting elaborate hoaxes, and refusing to acknowledge boundaries in any...

  • Aurora
    Kim Stanley Robinson

    A major new novel from one of science fiction's most powerful voices, AURORA tells the incredible story of our first voyage beyond the solar system. Brilliantly imagined and beautifully told,...

  • amok
    Sebastian Fitzek

    This was supposed to be the last day of her life. Renowned criminal psychologist Ira Samin can no longer bear the feelings of guilt inspired by her eldest daughter's death...

  • Armada
    Ernest Cline

    Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life co...

  • Sourcery (Discworld, #5; Rincewind #3)
    Terry Pratchett

    A sourcerer is born in Discworld: a wizard so powerful that he makes all other magicians look like a bunch of fools in pointy hats. Now, suddenly, Discworld is brought...

  • Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas
    John Scalzi

    Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, and Andrew is th...

  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    Randall Munroe

    From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic "xkcd" comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit...

  • Written in the Blood (The String Diaries, #2)
    Stephen Lloyd Jones

    The new, enthralling supernatural thriller from Stephen Lloyd Jones, following his highly acclaimed debut THE STRING DIARIES.High in the mountains of the Swiss Alps Leah Wilde is about to...

  • Allegiance: Star Wars
    Timothy Zahn

    Never before has the incendiary mix of action, politics, and intrigue that has become Timothy Zahn’s trademark, been mmore evident that in this new Star Wars epic. On the he...

  • Crucible
    Troy Denning

    Han Solo, Leia Organa Solo, and Luke Skywalker return in an all-new Star Wars adventure, which will challenge them in ways they never expected—and forever alter their understanding of li...

  • A Clockwork Orange
    Anthony Burgess

    A vicious fifteen-year-old "droog" is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick's magnificent film of the same title.In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision...

  • Six Degrees of Assassination
    M.J. Arlidge

    On a sullen, cloudy July day ten years since 7/7, the happy, confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London. It's just two months after the...

  • Mercy Kill (Star Wars: X-Wing, #10)
    Aaron Allston

    The intrepid spies, pilots, and sharpshooters of Wraith Squadron are back in an all-new Star Wars adventure, which transpires just after the events of the Fate of the Jedi series!   T...

  • The Martian
    Andy Weir

    Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first man to die there....

  • The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
    Lemony Snicket

    Written by: Lemony SnicketNarrated by: Tim CurryLength: 2 hrs and 50 mins Series: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1Unabridged AudiobookRelease Date:06-07-05Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers LimitedI am sorry to tell...

  • Zero Day
    Mark Russinovich

    An airliner’s controls abruptly fail mid-flight over the Atlantic. An oil tanker runs aground in Japan when its navigational system suddenly stops dead. Hospitals everywhere have to abandon their co...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Invincible
    Troy Denning

    No war can last forever. Now, in the long and punishing battle between the defiant champions of the New Jedi Order and the juggernaut that is the Galactic Alliance, the...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Revelation
    Karen Traviss

    During this savage civil war, all efforts to end Jacen Solo’s tyranny of the Galactic Alliance have failed. Now, with Jacen approaching the height of his dark powers, no on...

  • Fury (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force, #7)
    Aaron Allston

    Fighting alongside the Corellian rebels, Han and Leia are locked in a war against their son Jacen, who grows more powerful and more dangerous with each passing day. Nothing can...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Inferno
    Troy Denning

    Luke Skywalker wanted to unify the Jedi order and bring peace to the universe. Instead his wife, Mara, lies dead at the hands of an unknown assassin, his wayward nephew...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Sacrifice: Book 5
    Karen Traviss

    Civil war rages as the Galactic Alliance–led by Cal Omas and the Jedi forces of Luke Skywalker–battles a confederation of breakaway planets that rally to the side of rebe...

  • Exile (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force, #4)
    Aaron Allston

    In the Stars Wars galaxy, evil is on the move as the Galactic Alliance and Jedi order battle forces seen and unseen, from rampant internal treachery to the nightmare of...

  • Elite Dangerous: Mostly Harmless
    Kate Russell

    Written by Kate Russell under official license from the creators of, and based in the vast universe of, the seminal space trading computer game Elite: Dangerous.Commander Angel Rose, forced...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Tempest: Book 3
    Troy Denning

    Forty years after the Battle of Yavin a dangerous new era in the Star Wars epic begins–the revelations are shocking, the stakes desperate, and the enemy everywhere. As civil wa...

  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines: Book 2
    Karen Traviss

    A new era of exciting adventures and shocking revelations continues to unfold, as the legendary Star Wars saga sweeps forward into astonishing new territory.Civil war looms as the fledgling...

  • Betrayal (Star Wars: Legacy of the Force, #1)
    Aaron Allston

    This is the era of Luke Skywalker’s legacy: the Jedi Master has unified the order into a cohesive group of powerful Jedi Knights. But as the new era begins, pl...

  • Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
    Ed Catmull

    From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, the Academy Award–winning studio behind Inside Out and Toy Story, comes an incisive book about cr...

  • David Jason: The Autobiography
    David Jason

    The long-awaited autobiography of one of Britain's best-loved actors.Born the son of a Billingsgate market porter at the height of the Second World War, David Jason spent his early...

  • Honor Among Thieves: Star Wars (Empire and Rebellion)
    James S.A. Corey

    Nebula and Hugo Award nominees Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck—writing as James S. A. Corey—make their Star Wars debut in this brand-new epic adventure featuring Han Solo, Luke Skyw...

  • An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
    Chris Hadfield

    Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss...

  • The String Diaries
    Stephen Lloyd Jones

    A jumble of entries, written in different hands, different languages, and different times. They tell of a rumour. A shadow. A killer.The only interest that Oxford Professor Charles Meredith...

  • A Dance with Dragons: Dreams and Dust (A Song of Ice and Fire #5, Part 1 of 2)
    George R.R. Martin

    In the aftermath of a colossal battle, new threats are emerging from every direction.Tyrion Lannister, having killed his father, and wrongfully accused of killing his nephew, King Joffrey, has...

  • Influx
    Daniel Suarez

    What if our civilization is more advanced than we know?The New York Times bestselling author of Daemon imagines a world in which decades of technological advances have been suppressed...

  • Consider Phlebas (Culture, #1)
    Iain M. Banks

    The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction, cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought for...

  • Six Years
    Harlan Coben

    Six years have passed since Jake Sanders watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career...

  • World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
    Max Brooks

    The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across...

  • Kenobi: Star Wars
    John Jackson Miller

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe Republic has fallen. Sith Lords rule the galaxy. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has lost everything . . . Everything but hope.   Tatooine—a harsh desert world where farmers toil in...

  • Fallen Heroes (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, #5)
    Dafydd ab Hugh

    When a troop of alien warriors demands the return of an imprisoned comrade -- a prisoner no one on Deep Space NineTM knows anything about -- Commander Benjamin Sisko has...

  • Pathways (Star Trek Voyager)
    Jeri Taylor

    In her acclaimed novel Mosaic, Jeri Taylor explored the previously unrevealed past of Captain Kathryn Janeway. Now, Pathways traces the winding roads that have led Janeway's fellow officers and closest...

  • Death Troopers (Star Wars)
    Joe Schreiber

    When the Imperial prison barge Purge–temporary home to five hundred of the galaxy’s most ruthless killers, rebels, scoundrels, and thieves–breaks down in a distant, uninhabited part of space,...

  • The Last Command
    Timothy Zahn

    The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered...

  • Dark Force Rising
    Timothy Zahn

    The dying Empire's most cunning and ruthless warlord--Grand Admiral Thrawn--has taken command of the remnants of the Imperial fleet and launched a massive campaign aimed at the New Republic's destruction....

  • Heir to the Empire (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy #1)
    Timothy Zahn

    Alternate Cover Edition can be found here. It is a time of renewal, five years after the destruction of the Death Star and the defeat of Darth Vader and the...

  • Kill Decision
    Daniel Suarez

    The shocking techno-thriller that cements Daniel Suarez’s status as the heir to Michael Crichton and Tom Clancy—a terrifying, breathtaking, and all-too-plausible vision of the world’s near future. Unmann...

  • A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
    George R.R. Martin

    The Lannisters are in power on the Iron Throne.The war in the Seven Kingdoms has burned itself out, but in its bitter aftermath new conflicts spark to life. The...

  • Snow Crash
    Neal Stephenson

    After the Internet, what came next?Enter the Metaverse – cyberspace home to avatars and software daemons, where anything and just about everything goes. Newly available on the Street – the Metaverse's main...

  • A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold (A Song of Ice and Fire #3, Part 2 of 2)
    George R.R. Martin

    The Starks are scattered.Robb Stark may be King in the North, but he must bend to the will of the old tyrant Walder Frey if he is to hold...

  • Mort (Discworld, #4)
    Terry Pratchett

    Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job.Henceforth, Death is no longer going to be the end, merely the means to an...

  • A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow (A Song of Ice and Fire #3, Part 1 of 2)
    George R.R. Martin

    Winter approaches Westeros like an angry beast.The Seven Kingdoms are divided by revolt and blood feud. In the northern wastes, a horde of hungry, savage people steeped in the...

  • Equal Rites (Discworld, #3)
    Terry Pratchett

    Equal Rites is the third in Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld series. The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was...

  • The Light Fantastic (Discworld #2)
    Terry Pratchett

    'What shall we do?' said Twoflower.'Panic?' said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.When the very fabric of time and...

  • A World Out of Time (State Series, Book 1)
    Larry Niven

    [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.]A terrific ride through time and space--and into unimaginable peril!After more than two hundred years as a corpsicle, Jaybee...

  • Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
    James Luceno

    Two years have passed since Jacen Solo, seduced by the dark side and reanointed as the brutal Sith Lord Darth Caedus, died at the hands of his twin sister, Jaina,...

  • The Ringworld Engineers
    Larry Niven

    It's been twenty years since the quixotic and worlds-weary Louis Wu discovered the Ringworld. Now he and Speaker-to-Animals are going back, captives of the Hindmost, a deposed puppeteer leader. With...

  • Steve Jobs
    Walter Isaacson

    From best-selling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal...

  • Ringworld (Ringworld, #1)
    Larry Niven

    Welcome to Ringworld, an intermediate step between Dyson Spheres and planets. Ninety-three million miles in radius - the equivalent of one Earth orbit or 600 miles long - 1,000 meters thick, and...

  • Ready Player One
    Ernest Cline

    Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins It's the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours...

  • Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
    Michael J. Fox

    There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers of Always Looking Up will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about...

  • Diamond Tears
    Victoria Harazim

    Kain is a troubled young man, lead astray by the death of his parents at an early age.Now one of the world's most formidable contract killers he sits comfortably...

  • Stephen Fry Does "The Knowledge"
    Stephen Fry

    Stephen Fry presents this intriguing programme charting the history of knowledge, how technology changes our relationship with it, and how we know what we know.Knowledge. The Google generation thinks...

  • A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
    George R.R. Martin

    Alternate cover edition can be found here. Time is out of joint. The summer of peace and plenty, ten years long, is drawing to a close, and the harsh, chill...

  • A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
    George R.R. Martin

    Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when...

  • Lightning
    Dean Koontz

    A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years. But even more mysterious was the...

  • The Hobbit
    J.R.R. Tolkien

    In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry,...

  • Moon
    James Herbert

    He had fled from the terrors of his past, finding refuge in the quietness of the island. And for a time he lived in peace. Until the sightings began, visions...

  • Nerd Do Well: A Small Boys Journey to Becoming a Big Kid
    Simon Pegg

    The unique life story of one of the most talented and inventive comedians, star of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Star Trek.Zombies in North London, death cults...

  • The Mote in God's Eye
    Larry Niven

    In 3016, the 2nd Empire of Man spans hundreds of star systems, thanks to faster-than-light Alderson Drive. Intelligent beings are finally found from the Mote, an isolated star in a thick...

  • The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography
    Stephen Fry

    Thirteen years ago, Moab Is My Washpot, Stephen Fry's autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews and was a huge best seller. In the years since, Stephen...

  • METAtropolis: Cascadia
    Jay Lake

    It’s the 2070s. The United States is no longer united, and the breakaway territory of Cascadia in the Pacific Northwest has created its own myths and realities. In this se...

  • Strangers
    Dean Koontz

    They were strangers.A handful of people. From different backgrounds, living in different towns and cities across America, they had nothing in common—except fear.They were victims.Cold and st...

  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
    Stieg Larsson

    The stunning third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy.Lisbeth Salander - the heart of Larsson's two previous novels - lies in critical condition, a bullet wound...

  • Freedom™ (Daemon, #2)
    Daniel Suarez

    The propulsive, shockingly plausible sequel to New York Times bestseller Daemon, the "Greatest. Techno-thriller. Period."* *William O'Brien, former director of cybersecurity and communications systems policy at the White House 2009 saw...

  • Daemon (Daemon, #1)
    Daniel Suarez

    Technology controls almost everything in our modern-day world, from remote entry on our cars to access to our homes, from the flight controls of our airplanes to the movements of...

  • The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    Stieg Larsson

    The ExposeMillennium publisher Mikael Blomkvist has made his reputation exposing corrupt establishment figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with an investigation into sex trafficking, Blomkvist cannot resist waging...

  • Lucifer's Hammer
    Larry Niven

    The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into...

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
    Stieg Larsson

    Mikael Blomkvist, a once-respected financial journalist, watches his professional life rapidly crumble around him. Prospects appear bleak until an unexpected (and unsettling) offer to resurrect his name is extended by...

  • The Time Traveler's Wife
    Audrey Niffenegger

    New York Times BestsellerToday Show Book Club SelectionAudrey Niffenegger's innovative debut, The Time Traveler's Wife, is the story of Clare, a beautiful art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who...

  • Humble Pie
    Gordon Ramsay

    Everyone thinks they know the real Gordon Ramsay: rude, loud, pathologically driven, stubborn as hell. But this is his real story! This is Gordon Ramsay's autobiography -- the first time...

  • The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
    Ben Mezrich

    The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook.Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard...

  • Under the Dome
    Stephen King

    On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field....

  • The Google Story: Inside the Hottest Business, Media, and Technology Success of Our Time
    David A. Vise

    Moscow-born Sergey Brin and Midwest-born Larry Page dropped out of graduate school at Stanford University to, in their own words, "change the world" through a powerful search engine that would...

  • Dear Fatty
    Dawn French

    Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, wtih a career that has spanned nearly three decades, encompassing a vast and brilliant array of characters. Loved...

  • The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story of Survival During the War in the Far East
    Alistair Urquhart

    Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders captured by the Japanese in Singapore. He not only survived working on the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai , but he...

  • Losing My Virginity
    Richard Branson

    This is the bestselling autobiography of iconic entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, featuring his take on his latest business ventures, personal achievements and intrepid adventures. You’ll discover how Sir Richard is...

  • Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (Red Dwarf #1)
    Grant Naylor

    The first lesson Lister learned about space travel was you should never try it. But Lister didn't have a choice. All he remembered was going on a birthday celebration pub...

  • The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1)
    Terry Pratchett

    On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown), a gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out. There's an avaricious but inept wizard, a naive tourist...

  • Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
    Richard Branson

    From its creation as a mail-order record company to the literal launch of Virgin Galactic, today Virgin is one of the premier 'way-of-life' brands in the world, trusted and enjoyed...

  • The Hippopotamus
    Stephen Fry

    "I’ve suffered for my art, now it’s your turn.” So begins the tale of Ted Wallace, unaffectionately known as the Hippopotamus. Failed poet, failed theater critic, failed father and hu...

  • Moab is My Washpot
    Stephen Fry

    Moab is my Washpot is in turns funny, shocking, tender, delicious, sad, lyrical, bruisingly frank and addictively readable.Stephen Fry's bestselling memoir tells how, sent to a boarding school 200 miles...

  • Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself
    Alan Alda

    On the heels of his acclaimed memoir," Never Have Your Dog Stuffed," beloved actor and bestselling author Alan Alda has written "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself," an insightful...

  • iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business
    Jeffrey S. Young

    Lightning never strikes twice, but Steve Jobs has, transforming modern culture first with the Macintosh and the iPod. He is the most interesting character of the digital age. This book...

  • iWoz
    Steve Wozniak

    The mastermind behind Apple sheds his low profile and steps forward to tell his story for the first time.Before cell phones that fit in the palm of your hand...

  • Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned
    Alan Alda

    He’s one of America’s most recognizable and acclaimed actors–a star on Broadway, an Oscar nominee for The Aviator, and the only person to ever win Emmys for acting...

  • The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1-5)
    Douglas Adams

    At last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five novels from Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker series. "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"Seconds before the Earth is demolished...

  • Macbeth
    William Shakespeare

    Folger Shakespeare Library: the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies.Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play; Full explanatory notes conveniently...

  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)
    Mildred D. Taylor

    Winner of the Newbery Medal A New York Times Book Review Best of Children's Books A National Book Award NomineeWhy is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes...

  • The Road Ahead
    Bill Gates

    The Harvard dropout who founded Microsoft based on his vision of a personal computer in every home and on every desk offers a clearly written, accessible book which describes how...

  • Birdsong
    Sebastian Faulks

    Published to international critical and popular acclaim, this intensely romantic yet stunningly realistic novel spans three generations and the unimaginable gulf between the First World War and the present. As...