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- Algonquin Books 2008; US$ 17.95
Award-winning author Amy Stewart takes readers on an around-the-world, behind-the-scenes look at the flower industry and how it has sought?for better or worse?to achieve perfection. She tracks down the hybridizers, geneticists, farmers, and florists working to invent, manufacture, and sell flowers that are bigger, brighter, and sturdier than anything... more...
- Algonquin Books 2005; US$ 12.95
8 Bizarre Facts About Earthworms The earthworm may be small, spineless, and blind, but its impact on the ecosystem is profound. Now, thanks to Amy Stewart, author of THE EARTH MOVED, earthworms of the world can stand a little taller. Worms' ancestors date back over 250 million years. They survived two mass extinctions, including the one that... more...
- Algonquin Books 2000; US$ 18.95
Amy Stewart had a simple dream. She yearned for a garden filled with colorful jumbles of vegetables and flowers. After she and her husband finished graduate school, they pulled up their Texas roots and headed west to Santa Cruz, California. With little money in their pockets, they rented a modest seaside bungalow with a small backyard. It wasn't much--a... more...
- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 19.95
"Amy Stewart has a way of making gardening seem exciting, even a little dangerous." ? The New York Times "Many boozy books have been published over the years, spilling over with fun facts about absinthe, grog and bathtub gin. What makes Stewart's book different is her infectious enthusiasm for the plants, their uses, their history, and the... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2006; US$ 29.95
The Markov Anniversary Meeting, June 12-14, 2006 was the fifth in a series of conferences devoted to the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains (NSMC). The prior four NSMC conferences were held in 1990, 1995, 1999, and 2003. The first two conferences were held in Raleigh, North Carolina, the third moved overseas to Zarazoga, Spain, and the fourth was... more...
- Algonquin Books 2009; US$ 18.95
A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In Wicked Plants , Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature?s most appalling creations. It?s an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend. You?ll learn... more...
- Tin House Books 2013; US$ 16.95
As the authors say: Shake ‘Em Up is “for People Who Fling Parties, People Who Go to Parties . . . People Who Don?t Really Drink but Feel That a Cocktail or Two Enlivens Conversation—in short, for the American People,? and that?s as true today as it was upon the book?s original publication, “in the twelfth year of Volstead, 1930.? Virginia Elliott... more...