Jodi Picoult discusses Leaving Time - BBC Radio 2 Book Club - November 17 2014

Jodi chats to Simon Mayo & the Radio 2 Book Club about Leaving Time.

Kobo U.S Twin Cities Broadcasting in the Analog Age: A Presentation for the St. Paul Radio Club Annual Banquet
History & Criticism

Author-historian Jeff R. Lonto's presentation on the history of radio and television in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that he gave for the St. Paul Radio Club's annual banquet at the University of St. Thomas in 2014.In his speech, he discussed the early experiments with radio at the University of...

$2.99
Kobo U.S Seascapes: Tom MacSweeney: Book of the RTE Radio Series
Ireland

Seascapes has been on RTÉ radio for over thirty years and in this book Tom MacSweeney, the RTÉ Marine Correspondent and presenter of the programme includes some of the most fascinating maritime stories that have featured over the years. With stories from all along the beautiful coastline of...

$9.99
Kobo U.S We Stand United and other Radio Scripts (1940-1942)
Radio

This early work by Stephen Vincent Benét was originally published in 1942 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'We Stand United and other Radio Scripts' is a collection of radio scripts, including 'Your Army', 'A Child is Born', 'The Undefended Border', and many...

$7.99
Kobo U.S Ekco Sounds: How a Southend radio maker changed the world
Engineering

At the turn of the 20th century, an exciting new invention had everyone transfixed. The radio brought the world into people's homes and for young Eric Kirkham Cole it was a chance to experiment, as he built 'Cat's Whiskers' radio devices at his parents' kitchen table. Never could he have imagined...

$9.36
Kobo U.S The Book
Adult

It's in the book. -Jim Nelson Did you know? Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, and Diamonds - Julius Caesar. "When possums are playing'possium, they are not playing. They actually pass...

$3.99

Books

  • Moriarty

    Orion. 2014. ISBN: 9781409109495,1409109496. 304 pages.

    Sherlock Holmes is dead. Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take his place. Ably assisted by Inspector Athelney Jones of Scotland Yard, a devoted student of Holmes's methods of investigation and deduction, Frederick Chase must forge a...

  • The Last Days of Jack Sparks

    Orbit. 2016. ISBN: 9780316362252,0316362255. 400 pages.

    "Ingenious and funny . . . Magnificent." -- Alan Moore, creator of Watchmen and V for Vendetta Jack Sparks died while writing this book. It was no secret that journalist Jack Sparks had been researching the occult for his new book. No stranger to controversy, he'd already triggered a furious Twitter storm by mocking an exorcism he witnessed. Then there was that video: forty seconds of chilling footage that Jack repeatedly claimed was not of his making, yet was posted from his own YouTube...

  • A History of Loneliness

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2015. ISBN: 9780374713027,0374713022. 352 pages.

    The riveting narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe Seminary in the 1970s, it is a time in Ireland when priests are highly respected, and Odran believes that he is pledging his life to "the good." Forty years later, Odran's devotion is caught in revelations that shatter the Irish people's faith...

  • Les Parisiennes

    St. Martin's Press. 2016. ISBN: 9781466849563,1466849568. 368 pages.

    “Anne Sebba has the nearly miraculous gift of combining the vivid intimacy of the lives of women during The Occupation with the history of the time. This is a remarkable book.” —Edmund de Waal, New York Times bestselling author of The Hare with the Amber Eyes New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba explores a devastating period in Paris's history and tells the stories of how women survived—or didn’t—during the Nazi occupation. Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression,...

  • The End of the World Running Club

    Random House. 2015. ISBN: 9781473528963,1473528968. 464 pages.

    The Number One Bestseller and featured on Simon Mayo's Radio 2 Book Club THE ULTIMATE RACE-AGAINST-TIME THRILLER When the world ends and you find yourself stranded on the wrong side of the country, every second counts. No one knows this more than Edgar Hill. 550 miles away from his family, he must push himself to the very limit to get back to them, or risk losing them forever... His best option is to run. But what if your best isn’t good enough? An original and powerful post-apocalyptic...

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