Published in Moscow for the English-language market
Curses are real . .
. Rosalind never thought about ancestral curses until she inherited an estate called Wynterhaven in the mountains of Colorado, from a family she never knew she had. Upon entering this sprawling estate, she is hit with visions, déjà vu, and plenty of bumps in the night. She soon finds her new home is inhabited by a gift-bearing raven, an extremely large black cat, and a talking skull. Through the candlelight and cobwebs, she finds her great-grandmother’s diary, a book of shadows that takes her back to 1918 and a time of heightened interest in archaeology, spiritualism, and secret societies. Learning of her great-grandmother’s previous life as an Oracle of Delphi, Rosalind takes yet another step back in time to the ancient Greece of Alexander the Great, finding a time of misogyny, sexual freedom, and the continual political binding and dissolution of Goddess worship. Follow along with Rosalind as she is taken through the forbidden history of her lost past and discovers curses, the occult, mystery, and a love story that transcends time and mortality.
The brain sciences are influencing our understanding of human behavior as never before, from neuropsychiatry and neuroeconomics to neurotheology and neuroaesthetics. Many now believe that the brain is what makes us human, and it seems that neuroscientists are poised to become the new experts in the management of human conduct. Neuro describes the key developments--theoretical, technological, economic, and biopolitical--that have enabled the neurosciences to gain such traction outside the laboratory. It explores the ways neurobiological conceptions of personhood are influencing everything from child rearing to criminal justice, and are transforming the ways we "know ourselves" as human beings. In this emerging neuro-ontology, we are not "determined" by our neurobiology: on the contrary, it appears that we can and should seek to improve ourselves by understanding and acting on our brains. Neuro examines the implications of this emerging trend, weighing the promises against the perils, and evaluating some widely held concerns about a neurobiological "colonization" of the social and human sciences. Despite identifying many exaggerated claims and premature promises, Neuro argues that the openness provided by the new styles of thought taking shape in neuroscience, with its contemporary conceptions of the neuromolecular, plastic, and social brain, could make possible a new and productive engagement between the social and brain sciences. Copyright note: Reproduction, including downloading of Joan Miro works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. ?
As a busy mom of 4 working from home while trying to keep the house in some semblance of decent, Tracy Roberts knows what it’s like to figure out the question of “What’s for dinner?” 30 minutes before it’s time to eat. Inside, she'll show you how you can stock your pantry and use those ingredients to help you prepare a decently edible meal in around 30 minutes or .
Kill the monsters. Steal the treasure. Stab your buddy. Based on the immensely popular Steve Jackson card game, Munchkin comes to comics! Stealing, lying, and backstabbing might not go over well in the real world, but in the world of Munchkin, anything goes! Join Spyke and Flower as they go to any lengths to get some loot. This includes (but is not limited to) outsmarting foes, learning kung fu, venturing into wonderland, and battling legendary monsters all in the name of stacking up that gold. Welcome to the world of fantasy roleplaying satire, with stories written by Sam Sykes (The City Stained Red), Andrew Hackard (Munchkin: The Game), and newcomer Nicole Andelfinger, and illustrated by Ian McGinty (Adventure Time) and Len Peralta (Munchkin: The Game). Based on the immensely popular card game, Munchkin Volume 6 collects issues #17-20.
"Usted está a punto de leer (por primera vez, de nuevo) El cuervo que sabía. Puede que le guste, puede que no (ah, esa agradable impredictibilidad de las preferencias). En cualquier caso usted estará leyendo una historieta importante en el conjunto de la obra de Kráneo, parte de un proyeco mucho más amplios cuyos fragmentos, como en la serie poliforma de Shuiten y Peeters, van a apareciendo en diferentes soportes y contextos, proponiendo ua especie de juego al lector aficionado, que suma entonces el gusto del descubrimiento al de la lectura en sí. Y estará leyendo además a un autor que, me atrevo a especular (no sólo por alarde de adecuación al género del relato que prológo, sino también por convicción), se irá haciendo cada vez más presente en el terreno de la historieta nacional." Alejo Steimberg (extraído del prólogo)
Sometimes it’s good to be bad. Real good… After Eli Wright came out, his parents threw him out. In the five years since, he’s made his own way, lived by his own rules, determined to never change himself—not for anyone. He’s not against finding Mr. Right, but Mr. Right Now will do just fine. Quinn Maloney’s reward for ten years of faithfully keeping his closeted boyfriend’s secrets? A hell of a wake-up call to go with his morning coffee. Not only did Peter have affairs, he went straight to marry his pregnant girlfriend—and Quinn was to never reveal their history. With the baby’s baptism looming and Quinn expected to put on a polite front, he decides he’s had enough of playing the peacekeeper. One wink from a much younger, eyeliner-wearing guy in a bar, and Quinn’s found a perfectly outrageous date for the occasion. The date goes better than he ever imagined. And so much worse, as Eli convinces everyone they’re madly in love. That wasn’t part of the plan, but the more Quinn learns about the man behind the makeup, the more he wishes it was true.
Warning: Contains an absolute bastard of an ex-boyfriend. Not responsible for sudden uncontrollable urges to punch him in the teeth.
Also not responsible for any overheating or sudden urges brought about by explicit sex with a little BDSM thrown in.