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Do you love to Cook?

Do you love to Bake?

We have four great titles to suit your every taste!

One Big Table “Ms. O’Neill profiles landmark culinary moments and the people behind today’s artisanal foods. In the hands of a lesser writer, it could all be hard going, but Ms. O’Neill renders it as sweet and light as apple crisp.”–The Wall Street Journal

Bon Appetit Desserts is filled with exactly the kind of sweets I like to make: inviting, unpretentious, and easy to love, but also innovative enough to turn a few heads. And the best part is, Bon Appetit Desserts is not only about recipes. With chapters on ingredients, equipment, and techniques, plus a slew of tips from the Bon Appetit test kitchens, it’s also a mini-education. Oh, in case you aren’t sold yet, I have ten words for you: Banana Layer Cake with Caramel Cream and Sea Salt-Roasted Pecans.” –Molly Wizenberg, author of A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

The Food Matters Cookbook is the essential encyclopedia and guidebook to responsible eating, with more than 500 recipes that capture Bittman’s typically relaxed approach to everything in the kitchen. There is no finger-wagging here, just a no-nonsense and highly flexible case for eating more plants while cutting back on animal products, processed food, and of course junk. But for Bittman, flipping the ratio of your diet to something more virtuous and better for your body doesn’t involve avoiding any foods—indeed, there is no sacrifice here.

Williams Sonoma The World Kitchen provides a wealth of simple and delicious recipes from Italy, France, the Mediterranean, Latin America, and Asia. The friendly tone, easy-to-find ingredients, and simple techniques will convince any home cook how easy it is to prepare international favorites at home.

Are you on the EDGE?

“[A] brain teaser of a thriller . . . Following the moves of Deaver’s ingenious plot is hard enough. The real trick is keeping up with his brilliant mind.” — The New York Times Book Review

Jeffery Deaver is the international number-one bestselling author of  Roadside Crosses, The Bodies Left BehindThe Broken Window, The Sleeping Doll, The Bone Collector and twenty-one other suspense and thriller novels.
In Edge, Deaver delves us into the hidden, anonymous government agency behind both the FBI and CIA dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection.
“[A] twist-filled thriller . . . In Mr. Deaver’s kaleidoscope world, the odds seem to change with each turn of the page.”
— The Wall Street Journal

Edge is out NOW!

In 2011,  Project X will be Jeffery Deaver’s first James Bond Novel as chosen by Ian Fleming Publications Ltd.
Deaver was born in Chicago, attended the University of Missouri and received his law degree from Fordham University in New York. In 1990, he quit practicing law to write full-time. His novel The Bone Collector was made into a feature release from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington.  His books have been translated into twenty-five languages.  Readers can visit his website at

Cinematic Flops… Failing. At Its Best!

Based on the adored and unstoppable A.V. Club entertainment column for The Onion ,  My Year of Flops is Head Writer Nathan Rabin’s romp through the most notorious movies in cinematic history.  It is an exploration into the genuine, spectacular and hidden gems of cinematic failures, collecting the best of his columns with brand new insights to boot.

My Year of Flops will feature 15 new and exclusive “case files” along with Q&A’s from some of the Oscar winning talent involved, including John Patrick Shanley, Roberto Benigni, and Richard Dreyfuss.  The book will also feature black & white Illustrations by Danny Hellman for Inventory.

Here is a classic example of a cinematic fail…

My Year of Flops is out now!

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