Juggling with Knives
By Jim Jubak
Stunning volatility is the new fact of life" that defines our age. Financial markets fall off cliffs one day, but then stage a recovery the next, only to do it all over again. The switch back and forth is emotionally draining, making us susceptible to irrational responses that can turn manageable problems into huge personal crises. But while there is danger in volatility, there is also the opportunity to profitably juggle the knives that volatility throws your way,with less risk than you might think.The first step toward profiting from volatility is to understand why these radical ups and downs are taking place now. Jim Jubak's deep and broad-ranging analysis looks into not only the financial but also the economic, market, and social trends, showing how they reinforce each other, including: the consequences of global central banks operating as cash machines, a financial system that will not be reformed, China as the world's largest game of three-card monte, the aging of populations around the world and the resulting war between the young and old, and the large bill we will have for the consequences of environmental externalities such as climate change and energy uncertainty.Jubak analyzes these and other trends, providing practical insights and specific investing strategies that show investors how to respect,but not be scared of,market volatility, and how to make smarter investment decisions to profit from and hedge against it.
By Michael Bloch
'A revealing, insightful and gripping biography of one of the most extraordinary people ever to lead a British political party' ObserverThe story of Jeremy Thorpe's rapid rise and spectacular fall from grace is one of the most remarkable in British politics. When he became leader of the Liberal Party in 1967 at the age of just thirty-seven, he seemed destined for truly great things. But as his star steadily rose so his nemesis drew ever nearer: a time-bomb in the form of Norman Scott, a homosexual wastrel and sometime male model with whom Jeremy had formed an ill-advised relationship in the early 1960s. Scott's incessant boasts about their 'affair' became increasingly embarrassing, and eventually led to a bizarre murder plot to shut him up for good. Jeremy was acquitted of involvement but his career was in ruins.Michael Bloch's magisterial biography is not just a brilliant retelling of this amazing story; ten years in the making, it is also the definitive character study of one of the most fascinating figures in post-war British politics.
Jerry on Jerry
By Dennis McNally
Released by the Jerry Garcia Family estate and made available to the public for the first time, these are some of the most candid, intimate interviews with Jerry Garcia ever published. Here, Garcia speaks openly about everything from growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area and his first encounters with early R&B to his thoughts on songwriting, LSD, the Beats and Neal Cassady, government, movies, and more. Illustrated with family photographs, ephemera, and Jerry's artwork, Jerry of Jerry presents uniquely poignant, unguarded, and astute moments, showing a side of Jerry that even his biggest fans have not known.
A Just and Generous Nation
By Harold Holzer, Norton Garfinkle
In A Just and Generous Nation , the eminent historian Harold Holzer and the noted economist Norton Garfinkle present a ground-breaking new account of the beliefs that inspired our sixteenth president to go to war when the Southern states seceded from the Union. Rather than a commitment to eradicating slavery or a defence of the Union, they argue, Lincoln's guiding principle was the defence of equal economic opportunity.Lincoln firmly believed that the government's primary role was to ensure that all Americans had the opportunity to better their station in life. As president, he worked tirelessly to enshrine this ideal within the federal government. He funded railroads and canals, supported education, and, most importantly, issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which opened the door for former slaves to join white Americans in striving for self-improvement. In our own age of unprecedented inequality, A Just and Generous Nation reestablishes Lincoln's legacy as the protector not just of personal freedom but of the American dream itself.
By Jill Howarth, Jill Howarth
Get Ready to Jingle All the Way! Sing along to the merriest classic Christmas song as everyone dashes through the snow to get to a tree-lighting ceremony! Be sure to jingle the bells to make the song come to life!
Just and Unjust Wars
By Michael Walzer
Just and Unjust Wars forever changed the way we think about the ethics of conflict. First published in 1977 and now brought up to the present with a new preface and postscript, this classic work by political philosopher Michael Walzer examines the moral issues that arise before, during, and after the wars we fight. Reaching from the Athenian attack on Melos, to the Mai Lai massacre, to Afghanistan and beyond, Walzer mines historical accounts and the testimony of participants, decision makers, and victims to explain when war is justified and what ethical limitations apply to those who wage it.
By Daphne Du Maurier
In the bitter November wind, Mary Yellan crosses Bodmin Moor to Jamaica Inn. Her mother's dying wish was that she take refuge there, with her Aunt Patience. But when Mary arrives, the warning of the coachman echoes in her mind: Jamaica Inn has a desolate power, and behind it's crumbling walls Patience is a changed woman, cowering before her brooding, violent husband. When Mary discovers the inn's dark secrets, the truth is more terrifying than anything she could possibly imagine, and she is forced to collude in her uncle's murderous schemes. Against her will, she finds herself powerfully attracted to her uncle's brother, a man she dares not trust.
By James Morton
The Just City
By Jo Walton
'Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent.' One day, in a moment of philosophical puckishness, the time-travelling goddess Pallas Athene decides to put Plato to the test and create the Just City. She locates the City on a Mediterranean island and populates it with over ten thousand children and a few hundred adults from all eras of history . . . along with some handy robots from the far human future. Meanwhile, Apollo - stunned by the realization that there are things that human beings understand better than he does - has decided to become a mortal child, head to Athene's City and see what all the fuss is about.Then Socrates arrives, and starts asking troublesome questions.What happens next is a tale only the brilliant Jo Walton could tell.
Julie Goodwin's 20/20 Meals
By Julie Goodwin
Julie Goodwin is more than just a TV cook - she's an Aussie mum. She knows what you need to feed your family without breaking the bank or spending hours slaving over a hot stove. 20/20 MEALS is a revolution in home cooking - keeping your dinners simple, wallet-friendly and delicious at the same time.Alongside beautifully illustrated recipes you'll find Julie's tips to keep your kitchen organised for tasty and efficient family meals, leaving you with more money to spend on yourself and more time to relax!
JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook
By JJ Virgin
The Essential Companion to JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet, the next runaway bestseller from JJ Virgin.JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet will revolutionize the way readers think about sugar when it publishes in November 2014, and readers will be hungry for healthy, low-sugar recipes to avoid hidden sugars and keep losing weight. This companion cookbook brings the groundbreaking diet into the kitchen and makes it easier--and tastier--for readers to drop damaging sugars and lose fat fast. Featuring more than 150 delicious and simple recipes, including mouthwatering breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and sweet-tooth-taming desserts, this cookbook is designed to help readers drop pounds and melt away fat without missing the foods they love. JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook provides all of the tools readers need to succeed, including meal plans, grocery lists, and customizable menus for readers with special diets like vegans, vegetarians, and Paleo devotees.
By Jennifer Esposito
Celiac disease afflicts as many as one in 133 Americans. Unfortunately, 83 percent of them are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, suffering through years of pain and misunderstanding. award-winning actress Jennifer Esposito was one of them, only receiving an official diagnosis after decades of mysterious illnesses and misdiagnoses. In Jennifer's Way, Esposito shares her personal journey, from her childhood in Brooklyn and years as a young actress to her struggle for an accurate diagnosis and quest to take charge of her health. She also offers critical tips and strategies for managing daily life with a chronic condition. [Esposito's] rags-to-riches story will keep readers turning pages&hellipThe second section of the book is a helpful guide to living with celiac disease.", Publishers Weekly
By Lisa St. Aubin De Teran
Written by the winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and a Gregory Award, this family drama features a trinity of women bound by compulsion and secrecy. Joanna, an abomination to her mother, discovers the inheritance that has shadowed her family for generations.
By Aaron Tabor
This devotional goes beyond the Facebook page and creates a deeper experience for multi-million fans of the popular group Jesus Daily by using the author's posts, fans' commentns and questionsn, and responses. The author will explore recurring themes found on the page such as; Jesus is our #1 friendJesus is my relationship, not my religionJesus is my heroPrayer is always the answerJesus is coming back for meI'm proud to be a ChristianWith Jesus all things are possibleCreative design elements and interactive activities will make this devotional truly one-of-a-kind.
Judge, Vol. 6
By Yoshiki Tonogai
A young man, driven by jealousy over love, tells a lie that accidentally results in the death of his older brother. Some time later, Hiro is kidnapped and confined to a room with eight other people, each wearing a grotesque animal mask. Their kidnapper informs them that their time has come to be judged for their 'sins' - and that they will have to judge one another. Every twelve hours, the captives must choose who among them will die...and only four will remain alive when all is through...
Just How It Happened
By Austin Mahone
See how Austin went from being a kid from a small town in Texas singing and messing around on YouTube with his friends to headlining his own shows around the world. Complete with exclusive photos and stories from his childhood as well as lots of behind-the-scenes fun, Austin's first official book will give you the glimpse into his life you can't get by following him on Twitter. Mahomies, this book is for you!
Jinn and Juice
By Nicole Peeler
'Peeler has done it again . . . A delightful read filled with action, humour, heart and a heroine to cheer for' - Kevin HearneWhat would you do to end your curse? Born in ancient Persia, Lyla turned to her house Jinn, Kouros, for help in escaping an arranged marriage. Kouros granted her wish: Cursing Lyla to live a thousand years as a Jinn herself.Now, her servitude is ending . . . But there are a few obstacles in Lyla's path to freedom. A Magi intent on binding her again and a Jinn bent on vengeance, not to mention the nightmare from her past that threatens to make her curse permanent - and claim her very soul.Jinn and Juice is the first in a new series by fantasy writer Nicole Peeler, set in a world of mysterious magic and immortal curses.'Nicole Peeler is a master at weaving humour and romance together to create addictive stories' - Richelle Mead'Peeler is perfect. Jinn and Juice is her best urban fantasy yet' - Kat Richardson
Jack Frost, Vol. 11
By JinHo Ko
Through the true Akashic Records, the full story of Solomon and his connection to Helmina is revealed. As Noh-A relives the events that have led to the destruction around her, she begins to understand the true nature of Amityville...and her role within it. Noh-A and Jack's long journey reaches its end in the final volume of Jack Frost!
Judge, Vol. 5
By Yoshiki Tonogai
Who could possibly be responsible for this game? That question swirls among the participants, who grow weary as they are forced to make one horrific choice after another. The game is to conclude when the requisite four survivors have been determined. For these four fortunates, court will be adjourned... But what awaits them on the other side of the courthouse doors?
Jedburgh Justice and Kentish Fire
By Paul Anthony Jones
Did you know that Jedburgh Justice is 'executing someone first, then giving them a trial'? Or that Kentish Fire is 'applauding sarcastically to silence your opponents'? From the author of Haggard Hawks and Paltry Poltroons, this is a fascinating collection of curious phrases and expressions from the English language, together with the stories of their etymology and anecdotes about their use in history. Where Haggard Hawks focused on lists of ten words of a particular kind, this collection instead focuses on lists phrases and expressions, also arranged by their quirky and specific origins. The contents will include: 10 PHRASES DERIVED FROM PLACES IN BRITAIN (Jedburgh justice, Kentish fire, Scarborough warning.) 10 PHRASES DERIVED FROM PLACES IN LONDON (A draught on the pump at Aldgate, Kent Street ejectment.) 10 PHRASES DERIVED FROM PLACES IN AMERICA (Hollywood yes, Michigan bankroll, Chicago Overcoat.) 10 LATIN PHRASES USED IN ENGLISH (Quid pro quo, nunc est bibendum.) 10 FRENCH PHRASES USED IN ENGLISH (La vie en rose, C'est la guerre, Revenons à nos moutons.) 10 SHAKESPEAREAN EXPRESSIONS (Gild the lily, Salad days, All that glitters is not gold.) 10 LITERARY EXPRESSIONS (A thing of beauty is a joy forever, Abandon hope all ye who enter here.) 10 PHRASES FROM COMICS & CARTOONS (Keep up with the Joneses, Mutt and Jeff.) 10 PHRASES FROM SONGS (Miss Otis regrets, The birds and the bees, Potato po-tah-to.) 10 WAYS OF SAYING 'WOW' (Great Scott, My stars, Mamma mia.)