Giants of Enterprise
Seven business innovators and the empires they built.
The pre-eminent business historian of our time, Richard S. Tedlow, examines seven great CEOs who successfully managed cutting-edge technology and formed enduring corporate empires.
With the depth and clarity of a master, Tedlow illuminates the minds, lives and strategies behind the legendary successes of our times:
. George Eastman and his invention of the Kodak camera;
. Thomas Watson of IBM;
. Henry Ford and his automobile;
. Charles Revson and his use of television advertising to drive massive sales for Revlon;
. Robert N. Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit and founder of Intel;
. Andrew Carnegie and his steel empire;
. Sam Walton and his unprecedented retail machine, Wal-Mart.
Monstrous Collection Of Steve Niles And Bernie Wrightson
* From the creator of 30 Days of Night comes a collection so terrifying, so huge, so gritty and raw that it had to be called MONSTROUS! Collecting the collaborations between two living horror legends - Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson - this Monstrous Collection includes three complete tales: Dead She Said, The Ghoul, and Doc Macabre, each a piece of the dark, dangerous universe Niles has created in the shadows of the world we think we know. Enjoy them here, collected together and in oversized, black-and-white form for the first time.
Crucial interventions illustrated treatise on 19th century surgery
The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical textbooks with a focus on the extraordinary visual materials of the mid-nineteenth century. Unnerving and graphic, yet beautifully rendered, these fascinating illustrations include step-by-step surgical techniques paired with medical instruments and painted depictions of operations in progress. Arranged for the layman from head to toe, and accompanied by an authoritative, eloquent and inspiring narrative from medical historian Richard Barnett, author of 2014 bestseller The Sick Rose, Crucial Interventions is a unique and captivating book on one of the world's most mysterious and macabre professions, and promises to be another success.
Pocket Guide to Publishing
Publisher John Koehler and executive editor Joe Coccaro share 100 golden nuggets of wisdom that help answer the many reoccurring questions that authors have.
How collaborative should the process be with a publisher? What is a decent royalty percentage? How is the price of your book determined? Do you need to have an attorney look at a contract before you sign? What's the difference between line and copy editing? How much and what kind of marketing should an author expect to do?
These questions and many more are answered in this pocket guide to publishing.
No Longer Human
Portraying himself as a failure, the protagonist of Osamu Dazai's No Longer Human narrates a seemingly normal life even while he feels himself incapable of understanding human beings. Oba Yozo's attempts to reconcile himself to the world around him begin in early childhood, continue through high school, where he becomes a "clown" to mask his alienation, and eventually lead to a failed suicide attempt as an adult. Without sentimentality, he records the casual cruelties of life and its fleeting moments of human connection and tenderness.