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  • The Lore of Scotlandby Sophia Kingshill; Jennifer Beatrice Westwood

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.09

    Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs, and in The Lore of Scotland Jennifer Westwood and Sophia Kingshill bring together many of the finest and most intriguing: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions. Their... more...

  • The Chocolate Lovers' Christmasby Carole Matthews

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 9.99

    Christmas is just around the corner but the women of The Chocolate Lovers' Club have more to worry about than present shopping . . . Lucy loves running Chocolate Heaven but she hasn't spent time with her boyfriend, Aiden, in weeks. And then her ex-fiance turns up and things become even more complicated. Nadia hasn't let herself get close to... more...

  • The Vogue Factorby Kirstie Clements

    Guardian Faber Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28

    The Vogue Factor is her candid account of life at the heart of the fashion industry, from photo shoots and celebrity interviews to the ugly truth behind the glamour - infighting, back-stabbing and the dangerous pursuit of beauty. This is the behind-the-scenes story of an illustrious career in fashion, from receptionist to the editor's chair. It's... more...

  • Chu Hsi's "Family Rituals"by Chu Hsi; Patricia Buckley Ebrey

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.95 US$ 30.36

    Compiled by the great Neo-Confucian philosopher Chu Hsi (1130-1200), the Family Rituals is a manual for the private performance of the standard Chinese family rituals: initiations, weddings, funerals, and sacrifices to ancestral spirits. This translation makes the work, which is the most important text of its kind in the last thousand years of Chinese... more...

  • A Foxfire Christmasby Eliot Wigginton

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 18.99

    New in paperback This captivating book of recollections celebrates the holiday traditions of Appalachian families as passed from one generation to the next. Based on Foxfire students' interviews with neighbors and family members, the memories shared here are from a simpler time, when gifts were fewer but perhaps more precious, and holiday tables... more...

  • The Amish of Lancaster Countyby Donald B. Kraybill; Dr Daniel Rodriguez

    Stackpole Books 2008; US$ 15.99

    Primer to understanding Amish life for visitors. Captivating color photography. Insight on recent media events. more...

  • The Baseball Codesby Jason Turbow; Michael Duca

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    "Delicious . . . Entertaining . . . The Baseball Codes reads like a lab report by a psychologist who has been observing hostile toddlers whack one another with plastic shovels in a sandbox." ?Bruce Weber, The New York Times Book Review ?A frankly incredible book?a history and analysis of baseball?s insular culture of unwritten rules, protocols... more...

  • Madagascar Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Madagascar will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Madagascar, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Mauritius Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Mauritius will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Mauritius, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Papua New Guinea Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Papua New Guinea will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Papua New Guinea, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...