10) The prince
Who is the devil you know?
Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?
Your sadistic high school gym teacher?
Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?
The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?
In the pages of The Sociopath Next Door, you will realize that your ex was not just misunderstood. He’s a sociopath. And your boss, teacher, and colleague? They may be sociopaths too.
We are accustomed to think of...
16) The Art of War
These are the words of ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, whose now-classic treatise, The Art of War, was written more than 2,500 years ago. Originally a text...
The prize-winning author of Versailles tells the story of a small New England village unsettled by a young girl's unearthly gift. In Varennes, a town near the Canadian border, three girls come across the body of a dead man on the local lake's beach. Two of them run to get help, but twelve-year-old Mees Kipp stays with the body and somehow, inexplicably, brings it back to life. Her mysterious gift is at the center of this haunting and transcendent...
20) The bat
When Miss Cornelia Van Gorder takes a house for the summer, she and her guests suddenly find themselves the targets of a costumed criminal known only as "The Bat." Intent on uncovering the location of a cache of riches supposedly hidden in Van Gorder's rental house, The Bat risks everything to seize the fortune before being discovered.
The Bat was originally an enormously successful stage play adapted by novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart from...