Field House Echoes relives some of the most memorable moments in University of Wisconsin sports history such as John Kotz's one-handed shots, Michael Finley's remarkable leaps, and Magic Johnson's visits as a memeber of the Michigan State team.
From Abraham Lincoln to Nelson Mandela, and from Aristotle to George Orwell, 50 POLITICS CLASSICS distills the essence of the books, pamphlets, and speeches of the major leaders and great thinkers that drive real-world change. Spanning 2,500 years, left and right, thinkers and doers, Tom Butler-Bowdon's new book covers activists, war strategists, visionary leaders, economists, philosophers of freedom, feminists, conservatives and environmentalists, right up to contemporary classics such as The Spirit Level and No Logo. Whether you consider yourself to be conservative, liberal, socialist, or Marxist, this book gives you greater understanding of the key ideas that matter in our politically charged times.
50 Psychology Classics is a thinking person's guide to popular psychology. In a journey that spans 50 books, hundreds of ideas, and over a century in time, it explores important contemporary writings such as Gladwell's Blink and Seligman's Authentic Happiness as well as wisdom from key figures in psychology's development. Includes commentaries, biographical information, and a guide for further reading.
Professional jump jockey Sam Woodall is used to the high risks of guiding a galloping racehorse over hurdles. But when his father claims his successful coarse fishing business is being deliberately sabotaged, Sam is unwittingly propelled into an even more dangerous world. Corruption, assault, arson and attempted murder are just the start as Sam seeks to uncover those responsible for the mayhem.