Technology has fractured democracy, and now there’s no going back.All around the world, the fringes have stormed the palace of the elites and unleashed data miners, dark ads and bots on an unwitting public. After years of soundbites about connecting people, the social media giants are only just beginning to admit to the scale of the problem.We stand on the precipice of an era where switching your mobile platform will have more impact on your life than switching your government. Where freedom and..
Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.A wily cat, a strange romance, detestable daughters: the great American poet Marianne Moore retells three stories originally written by Charles Perrault to amuse the niece of Louis XIV.Modern readers may be surprised to find that the prince does not wake Sleeping Beauty with a kiss - the more he cares, the less willing he is to intrude - and that his mother is ..
Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine biologist Nate Quinn and his crew poking, charting, recording and photographing very big, wet, gray marine mammals. That is, until the extraordinary day when a whale lifts its tail into the air to display a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: BITE ME.
Trouble is, Nate's beginning to wonder if he hasn't spent just a little too much time in the sun. 'Cause no one else saw a thing- not his longtime partner, Clay ..
Comics legend Alan Moore's groundbreaking reimagining of DC's Swamp Thing continues in this softcover edition of Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Three.Continuing the hardcover collections of Alan Moore's award-winning run on THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING, this third volume is brimming with visceral horrors including underwater vampires, a werewolf with an unusual curse, the hideous madman called Nukeface. Best of all, this volume features the comics debut of John Constantine, Hellblazer, who launches..
The graphic novel that inspired the hit Warner Bros. motion picture and DVD from the Wachowski Bros., the directors of THE MATRIX films and SPEED RACER.Set in a futurist totalitarian England, a country without freedom or faith, a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask strikes back against the oppressive overlords on behalf of the voiceless. Armed with only knives and his wits, V, as he’s called, aims to bring about change in this horrific new world. His only ally? A young woman named Evey Hamm..
Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: these are the seven things that have made our world and will shape its future. In making these things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. In A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore present a new approach to analyzing today's planetary emergencies. Bringing the latest ecological research together with histories of colonialism, indigenous struggles, slave revolts, and other re..
Paolo Barbieri is among the Italian illustrators with the highest number of millennial fans. To him, we owe the character design and illustrations for the Chronicles of an Emerged World. Paolo created cover art for the Italian editions of many top fantasy writers of our time: George R. Martin, Ursula K. Le Guin amongst many others. Such extraordinary talent is now inspired by classic astrological imagery. Signs, planets and elements are turned into illustrations of incredible, uncontainable ener..
Bridget MaGuire presents the first of an extraordinary two-part tarot deck. Together the two create a complete Book of Shadows: As Above, So Below. This volume, As Above, illustrates the spiritual teachings of pagans today. These cards explore the Wiccan vision of the Divine and the world...
This tarot deck, following the Rider Waite tradition, is a magical and spiritual deck woven with images full of wisdom, lessons and teachings. This deck complements and connects to The Book Of Shadows Tarot "As Above", focusing on how the spiritual and universal energies appear and manifest in everyday life. Full of Wiccan and Pagan symbolism by a well known and bestselling author this deck has a fully illustrated minor Arcana..
GENESIS OF A MONSTER
Vlad III Drăcula. A warleader in a warlike time: brilliant, charismatic, pious. But what became of him? What drove him to become a creature of darkness—Bram Stoker’s cruel, ambitious “Un-Dead”—and what use did he make of this power, through the centuries?
More than a hundred years after the monster’s death, the descendants of the survivors piece together the story—dusty old manuscripts, court reports from the Holy Roman Empire at its height, stories of the Szgany Roma ..
In a career that spanned over seven decades, Roger Moore was at the very heart of the show-business scene.
We all knew him as an actor who starred in films that made him famous the world over, but he was also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur - in fact, he was well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, and someone who was always up for some fun.
In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Roger lifts the lid on the movie business, from Hollywoo..
Throughout these cards, the wisdom and magic of the ages are expressed through Luna's silver light. Each image combines the rich tradition of Tarot with modern pagan symbolism, creating a unique and beautiful experience...
From the author of Watchmen, the graphic novel that inspired the hit Warner Bros. motion picture, packaged with a reproduction V for Vendetta mask.In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts. It's a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.The inspiration for the hit 2005 movie starring Natalie Po..
The war on heresy obsessed medieval Europe in the centuries after the first millennium. R. I. Moore's vivid narrative focuses on the motives and anxieties of those who declared and conducted the war: what were the beliefs and practices they saw as heretical? How might such beliefs have arisen? And why were they such a threat? In western Europe at AD 1000 heresy had barely been heard of. Yet within a few generations accusations had become commonplace and institutions were being set up to identify..