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- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
All our lives, we?ve been fed watered-down, PC versions of the classic myths. In reality, mythology is more screwed up than a schizophrenic shaman doing hits of unidentified?wait, it all makes sense now. In Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes , Cory O?Brien, creator of Myths RETOLD!, sets the stories straight. These are rude, crude, totally sacred texts told... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
The book leads the reader through these vibrant stories, from the origins of the gods through to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. All the familiar narratives are here, along with some less familiar characters and motifs. In addition to the tales, the book explains key issues arising from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99
Interested in learning more about the religious rites, beliefs and practices of different cultures around the world? Check out W. H. Davenport Adams' Curiosities of Superstition. This important early work of comparative religious study highlights similarities and differences of sacred practices throughout history and around the globe. more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2001; US$ 14.95
Mythologist and adventurer Phil Cousineau theorizes that riddles are proverbs turned into questions. He believes telling riddles is a lost folk art. This eclectic collection of brain twisters from Leonardo da Vinci to Lewis Carroll is designed to bring the practice back to the living room. Cousineau invites readers into the peripatetic, poetic, and... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2010; US$ 14.95
Witches peek from greeting cards and advertisements, and they dig twisted roots from the ground. Witches dance beneath the stars and lurk around cauldrons. Witches heal, witches scare, witches creep, and witches teach! A compendium of witches through the ages, from earliest prehistory to some of the most significant modern practitioners, The Weiser... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2013; US$ 15.95
From Homer's Odyssey to Pirates of the Caribbean , Mermaids have fascinated popular culture for centuries. Among the Mermaids is an enchanting collection of classic stories, facts, and tales of mermaids from around the world that will thrill every lover of this romanticized mythological creature. Compiled by Book of the Bizarre author and... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Step back into the romance and primal conflict of the medieval period with this collection of fairy tales and folklore from the era. Equal parts charmingly quaint and bracingly brutal, this carefully curated volume is sure to engage and enthrall readers who are curious about the myth and folklore of the Middle Ages. more...
- Quirk Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Its a Terrible Day in the Neighborhood They told you the suburbs were a great place to live. They said nothing bad could ever happen here. But they were wrong. This collection of terrifying true stories exposes the dark side of life in the ?burbs?from corpses buried in backyards and ghosts lurking in fast food restaurants to UFOs, vanishing... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Mayno has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from the county. Discover where Caoranach, one of the most powerful demons in Hell, is said to lurk, and where Grace O'Malley, the famous warrior woman, once roamed along with the tales of the hero highwayman MacNamara and his trusty steed... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
These lively and entertaining traditional folk tales from Ireland's 'Garden County' are vividly retold by local storyteller Brendan Nolan. Their origins lost in the mists of time, these thirty stories from across Wicklow reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Wicklow has a rich and diverse collection of tales, from stories... more...