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  • Playa Fireby Stewart Harvey

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 29.99

    Foreword by Burning Man founder Larry Harvey A stunning visual and narrative homage—featuring more than 100 black & white and color photographs, many never before seen—that captures the wonder and metaphysical power of Burning Man past present, and future, and the magic that draws us to it, by the ultimate Burning Man insider. Growing up in 1950s... more...

  • Christmas Treatsby Enid Blyton

    Hachette Children's Group 2017; US$ 8.99

    Delight in the magic of Christmas with this bumper collection of 29 short stories from the world's best-loved storyteller! Ideal for reading aloud, or for children over 7 to read alone! Curl up with this collection of festive short stories by Enid Blyton. From the proud rocking horse who learns the gift of giving to a snowman befriended by... more...

  • The Grand Tour Guide to the Worldby HarperCollins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 17.49

    The world is a big place full of interesting things. And The Grand Tour has seen some of them. That’s why few people are better placed to lead you around this vast planet of ours than Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. As long as you don’t mind getting hot and lost. Welcome, everyone, to The Grand Tour Guide to The World . more...

  • Tradition and Contractby Elizabeth Colson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...

  • One Kiss or Two?by Andy Scott

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 12.49

    Featured in the SUNDAY TIMES 'Told with acute insight, infectious curiosity and gentle humour... this book introduces us to ourselves' Kate Fox, bestselling author of Watching the English Every encounter begins with a greeting. Be it a quick 'Hello! or the somewhat longer and gracious 'Sula manchwanta galunga omugobe!' shaking hands or shaking,... more...

  • Ghosts of the Tsunamiby Richard Lloyd Parry

    Random House 2017; US$ 23.96

    On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,500 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. It was Japan’s greatest single loss of life since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. It set off a national crisis, and the meltdown of a... more...

  • Anthropological Considerations of Production, Exchange, Vending and Tourismby Donald C. Wood

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 124.95

    Volume 37 of REA features eleven original articles organized in four different sections, each focusing on a specific, popular and significant theme in economic anthropology: production, exchange, vending, and tourism. more...

  • Rough Mason, Mason, Freemason, Accepted Masonby III Oscar Patterson

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 30.99

    This book examines the history of Freemasonry beginning with the medieval guilds and tracing it through the formation of the first Grand Lodge. Included are chapters on the nature of history, education, ethics, and ritual. more...

  • The Mirth of Nationsby Christie Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.95

    The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations and ethnic and regional groups. In this way, he achieves an appreciation... more...

  • Subjugated Animalsby Nathaniel Wolloch

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    This book is a study of attitudes toward animals in early modern Western culture. Emphasizing the influence of anthropocentrism on attitudes toward animals, historian Nathaniel Wolloch traces the various ways in which animals were viewed, from predominantly anti-animal thinking to increasingly pro-animal sentiments and viewpoints. Wolloch devotes... more...