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  • Pump Characteristics and Applications, Second Editionby Michael Volk

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition About the Author INTRODUCTION TO PUMPS What is a Pump? Why Increase a Liquid's Pressure? Pressure and Head Classification of Pumps How Centrifugal Pumps Work Positive Displacement Pumps HYDRAULICS, SELECTION, AND CURVES Overview Pump Capacity Head Performance Curve Horsepower and Efficiency... more...

  • To My Dearest Friendsby Patricia Volk

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95

    Alice and Nanny have never met before, but they have one thing in common: their late friend Roberta. Alice is the prim proprietor of a chic Madison Avenue shop, while Nanny is a sharp-eyed Manhattan real-estate broker. This New York odd couple is thrown together when Roberta trusts them with her last request?that together they open her safe-deposit... more...

  • Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria) IIby Robert Volk

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00

    A long occidental tradition has regarded the Greek monastic romance Barlaam and Josaphat as the work of John Damascene, and the first critical edition of the work appears now in the corpus of his writings.  In actual fact - as became apparent during the editing - it is a work from the late 10th century, and the author is almost certainly... more...

  • Stuffedby Patricia Volk

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95

    Patricia Volk?s delicious memoir lets us into her big, crazy, loving, cheerful, infuriating and wonderful family, where you?re never just hungry?your starving to death, and you?re never just full?you?re stuffed. Volk?s family fed New York City for one hundred years, from 1888 when her great-grandfather introduced pastrami to America until 1988, when... more...

  • Vergil's Ecloguesby Katharina Volk

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 59.99

    A collection of ten classic essays on Vergil's Eclogues, written between 1970 and 1999. The contributions represent recent developments in Vergilian scholarship, and are placed in context in a specially written introduction. - ;This volume, together with its companion on the Georgics and the previously published volume on the Aeneid, completes... more...

  • Vergil's Georgicsby Katharina Volk

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 59.99

    A collection of ten classic essays on Vergil's Georgics, written between 1970 and 1999. The contributions represent recent developments in Vergilian scholarship, and are placed in context in a specially written Introduction. - ;This volume, together with its companion on the Eclogues and the previously published volume on the Aeneid, completes... more...

  • Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria)by Robert Volk

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    An introduction to the text volume of the first critical edition of the Greek monastic novel The Life of Barlaam and Josaphat , available since the end of 2006. It deals with the question of the authorship ? which can now be regarded as resolved ? the sources of the text and its influence, the contents, the history of the manuscript together... more...

  • Ovidby Katharina Volk

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95

    This book provides a unique and accessible introduction to the complete works of Ovid. Using a thematic approach, Volk lays out what we know about Ovid's life, presents the author's works within their poetic genres, and discusses central Ovidian themes. The first general introduction to Ovid written in English in over 20 years, offering the very... more...

  • Memorials and Martyrs in Modern Lebanonby Lucia Volk

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    Lebanese history is often associated with sectarianism and hostility between religious communities, but by examining public memorials and historical accounts Lucia Volk finds evidence for a sustained politics of Muslim and Christian co-existence. Lebanese Muslim and Christian civilians were jointly commemorated... more...

  • Fringe-ologyby Steve Volk

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    ?Fringe-Ologybrings a poet?s eye to the frayed edges between the known and unknown, beliefand skepticism. . . . A dive into the paranormal even a hardcore skeptic like myselfcan enjoy.? ?Mat Johnson, author of Pym Takea strange and unsettling trip into the heart of the paranormal universe asjournalist Steve Volk tries to answer some of the most... more...