Canada's History features beautifully illustrated, factual, well-written articles on every aspect of Canada's past and how it’s shaped today. Six times a year, the magazine tells the ongoing story of this country and its industrious and spirited people. Rediscover Canada with stories that surprise and entertain you.
In the Country of Last Things is a dystopian epistolary novel written by American author Paul Auster and first published in 1987.
A dystopian epistolary novel. In the Country of Last Things takes the form of a letter from a young woman named Anna Blume to a childhood friend. Anna has ventured into an unnamed city that has collapsed into chaos and disorder. In this bleak environment, no industry takes place and most of the population collects garbage or scavenges for objects to resell.
New Zealand is regularly voted the best country in the world to visit and with its unparalleled scenery, range of exciting activities, and charming cities, it’s not hard to see why. Explore New Zealand is part of a new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this beautiful, diverse country: a full-color guide containing 18 easy-to-follow driving and walking routes which lead you from Auckland’s city sights and Wellington’s cultural buzz to the volcanic wonderland of Rotorua, the heights of Franz Josef Glacier, and Milford Sound fiord.
English Romantic Writers and the West Country is a genuinely groundbreaking study of Romanticism in relation to the landscape, literature and history of England's West Country. Appearing at a moment when devolution has energised creativity and criticism in Scotland and Wales the book is timely, its claims urgent.
It’s the ACT’s turn. No longer considered a “regional” test and accepted at all four-year colleges throughout the United States, it’s the most popular college admissions test in the country. More than 1.8 million students from the class of 2013 took it.
A vivid and evocative collection of eyewitness accounts, diaries, reportage and scraps of memory from men, women and children who lived through the dark days of World War II. Lavishly illustrated with newspaper pictures and personal photos, the book shows what life was like for millions of ordinary people throughout the war--men and women in the services, those who stayed at home, children billeted with strangers in the country and of course the spirit and suffering of the Blitz. It brilliantly captures the sights, smells, sounds and voices of the country at war sixty years ago.
First published in 1739, The Scots Magazine is the world’s most widely-read Scottish interest title, which has evolved into a colourful, authoritative, thought-provoking monthly periodical with many thousands of readers worldwide. It’s a blend of in-depth articles and shorter pieces about Scotland past, present and future. The country and its culture are well represented, reflecting the many facets of the nation: the people, outdoors, events, music, wildlife and history.