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A Discovery of Witches: A Novel

A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.

Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes the book to the stacks. But her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring, and a horde of daemons, witches, and vampires soon descends upon the library…

Submitted:Feb 6, 2011
Author:Deborah E. Harkness
Brand:Viking Adult
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2 diggs • 0 comments • Feb 6, 2011

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Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End . . .

A lively astronomy primer that uses cataclysmic scenarios to explain the universe’s most fascinating events.

According to astronomer Philip Plait, the universe is an apocalypse waiting to happen But how much do we really need to fear from things like black holes, gamma-ray bursts, and supernovae? And if we should be scared, is there anything we can do to save ourselves? With humor and wit, Plait details the myriad doomsday events that the cosmos could send our way to destroy our planet and life as we know it. This authoritative yet accessible study is the ultimate astronomy lesson…

Submitted:Jan 18, 2010
Author:Ph.D. Philip Plait
Brand:Viking Adult
Total comments:0
2 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 18, 2010

Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End

Plait, an astronomer and author of the popular Web site, presents in loving detail the many, many ways the human race could die, from temperature extremes and poisonous atmosphere to asteroid impacts and supernovae explosions


Conservatives Without Conscience

John Dean takes a sobering look at how radical elements are destroying the Republican Party along with the very foundations of American democracy

John Dean’s last New York Times bestseller, Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush, offered the former White House insider’s unique and telling perspective on George W. Bush’s presidency. Once again, Dean employs his distinctive knowledge and understanding of Washington politics and process to examine the conservative movement’s current inner circle of radical Republican leaders—from Capitol Hill to Pennsylvania Avenue to K Street and beyond…

Submitted:Jul 11, 2006
Author:John W. Dean
Brand:Viking Adult
Total comments:3
Category:Federal Government
7 diggs • 3 comments • Jul 11, 2006

Conservatives without Conscience

"Many people believe that neoconservatives and many Republicans appreciate that they are more likely to maintain influence and control of the presidency if the nation remains under ever-increasing threats of terrorism, so they have no hesitation in pursuing policies that can provoke potential terrorists throughout the world." - John W. Dean