How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans
Brian Fagan James Langton
The name Cro-Magnon inspires images of a snowbound world, mammoth hunting, and eerily alluring cave paintings. Who were these ancient people? In a word, they were us—the first anatomically modern humans.
Joe Abercrombie, the author of the epic First Law trilogy, returns with a tale about violence and ambition, gruesome deaths and betrayals, and the brutal truth that no plan survives contact with the enemy.
The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of Al Qaeda
Yaroslav Trofimov Todd McLaren
On November 20, 1979, hundreds of gunmen who believed that the Saudi royal family had become a craven servant of American infidels stunned the world by seizing Islam's holiest shrine, the Grand Mosque in Mecca, seeking a return to the glory of uncompromising Islam. The Siege of Mecca reveals how Saudi reaction to this two-week uprising in Mecca set free the forces that produced the attacks of 9/11 and the harrowing circumstances that surround us today.
In this follow-up to Dead Witch Walking, Harrison continues her bestselling supernatural series. To save herself and her vampire roommate, former bounty hunter Rachel Morgan must confront an ancient evil and dark secrets she's hidden even from herself.
The Proven Nutritional Program for Cancer and Other Illnesses
Charlotte Gerson, Morton Walker Tavia Gilbert
Alternative medicine therapist Charlotte Gerson and medical journalist Morton Walker reveal the powerful healing effects of organic fruits and vegetables on a wide variety of conditions, from cancer to heart disease.