Best of 2016

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  • of EVE: A History of the Great Wars of EVE Online

    Empires of EVE: A History of the Great Wars of EVE Online


    Empires of EVE: A History of the Great Wars of EVE Online is the incredible true story of the dictators and governments that have risen to power within the real virtual world of EVE Online.Since 2003, this sci-fi virtual world has been ruled by player-led governments commanding tens of thousands of real people. The conflict and struggle for power between these diverse governments has led to wars, espionage, and battles fought by thousands of people from nations all over the world. There have …

  • the Jackal: A Special Forces and CIA Soldier's Fifty Years on the Frontlines of the War A...

    Hunting the Jackal: A Special Forces and CIA Soldier’s Fifty Years on the Frontlines of the War A…


    For more than half a century, Special Forces and CIA legend Billy Waugh dedicated his life to tracking down and eliminating America’s most virulent enemies. Operating from the darkest shadows and most desolate corners of the world, he made his mark in many of the most important operations in the annals of U.S. Spec Ops.He spent seven and a half years behind enemy lines in Vietnam as a member of a covert group of elite commandos. He trailed Osama Bin Laden in Khartoum in the early ’90s, and wo…

  • The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne

    Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland


    On a summer day in 1941 in Nazi-occupied Poland, half of the town of Jedwabne brutally murdered the other half: 1,600 men, women, and children-all but seven of the town’s Jews. In this shocking and compelling study, historian Jan Gross pieces together eyewitness accounts as well as physical evidence into a comprehensive reconstruction of the horrific July day remembered well by locals but hidden to history. Revealing wider truths about Jewish-Polish relations, the Holocaust, and human respons…

  • Man: Crash

    Iron Man: Crash


    . “The First Computer Generated Graphic Novel!” Guest-starring Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D. WELCOME TO THE FUTURE – where reclusive technocrat Anthony Stark is selling his greatest creation, the SOMATIC COMBAT VEHICLE – last word in cybernetic weaponry and artificial intelligence, and ultimate version of the incredible armor which once made Stark the super hero IRON MAN. WELCOME TO THE FUTURE – where the undercover power struggle known as the INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WARS threatens to erupt into …

  • by Jeff Bridges

    Pictures by Jeff Bridges


    For more than twenty years, on dozens of film sets, Bridges has perfected his own photography, shooting between takes and behind-the-scenes with a Widelux F8 camera. This fascinating, surprisingly candid body of work began as a personal project, as he recorded the arduous, emotionally intense, evanescent work of the film shoot in books that were privately printed and given as gifts to cast and crew. These are not traditional “Hollywood” pictures, but rather—despite the costumes and lighting, …

  • of Justice: Closing the Book on the O.J. Simpson Saga

    Triumph of Justice: Closing the Book on the O.J. Simpson Saga


    After the white Bronco, after the bloody glove, after the media frenzy and the verdict that set O.J. Simpson free, Daniel Petrocelli came to pick up the pieces. Outraged by the disastrous miscarriage of justice, the family of murder victim Ronald Goldman sought justice in civil court—their last chance to go after Simpson. To represent them, they hired Petrocelli, a respected attorney who had never before tried a criminal case. In order to win the case, Petrocelli would have to prove that O.J….

  • Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

    The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity


    The New York Times bestselling history of the private relationships among the last thirteen presidents—the partnerships, private deals, rescue missions, and rivalries of those select men who served as commander in chief.The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are eternal rivals for history’s favor. Among their secrets: How Jack Ken…

  • 01:23:40: The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Chernobyl 01:23:40: The Incredible True Story of the World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster


    At 01:23:40 on April 26th 1986, Alexander Akimov pressed the emergency shutdown button at Chernobyl’s fourth nuclear reactor. It was an act that forced the permanent evacuation of a city, killed thousands and crippled the Soviet Union. The event spawned decades of conflicting, exaggerated and inaccurate stories. This book, the result of five years of research, presents an accessible but comprehensive account of what really happened. From the desperate fight to prevent a burning reactor core …

  • for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete

    Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete


    In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston demonstrate that following a carefully designed regimen is as effective for alpinism as it is for any other endurance sport and leads to better per…

  • of Erotic Fantasy (D20)

    Book of Erotic Fantasy (D20)


    Love and battle are both intimate acts, both done in heat and sweat with the soun dof cries echoing in your ears, and really – who is to say which is the more dangerous? — The Paladin Valeria For decades in the gaming world, the subject of this product has been the source of much debate and speculation. Now you hold in your hands a 192 page, full color book that will finally address the issues of sex, love, seduction, marriage and pregnancy for the OGL system. This book contains over 2…