Greg Fleet's hilarious, heartbreaking account of the life-or-death battle for his soul For 30 years Greg Fleet has been one of Australia's most widely known and best loved comedians. For the same period, he's had a drug habit that has delivered him comedy and tragedy in equal parts. On the high road: a genius wit and prodigious work ethic take...
Publisher : Pan Macmillan Australia
published : 2015
In the updated edition of this critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Microsoft project veteran Scott Berkun offers a collection of essays on field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. Each essay distills complex concepts and challenges into practical nuggets of useful advice, and the new edition now...
Publisher : O'Reilly Media
published : 2008
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen Amazing Things Will Happen offers straightforward advice that can be put into action to improve your life. Through personal anecdotes from the author's life, and interviews of successful individuals across several industries, this book demonstrates how to achieve success, in all aspects of life,...
Publisher : Wiley
published : 2012
?An excellent read.? ? St. Petersburg Times ?An often hilarious, always candid and astutely observed memoir chronicling a life observed, largely, from the vantage point of a drum throne.? ? Buffalo News Â Rock legend Stewart Copeland, drummer for seminal pop trio The Police, shares his stories from before, during,...
Publisher : HarperCollins
published : 2009
"Witty, sophisticated, suspenseful and endless fun...the best first novel I've read this year." - Washington Post "A hypnotically readable novel, with...dialog worthy of Elmore Leonard."--Douglas Preston The man who calls himself David Loogan is hoping to escape a violent past by living a quiet, anonymous life in Ann Arbor, Michigan. But when...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2009
Chaos, tragedies, broken relationships, wars, disasters, plagues?in this world there is no end to bad news. Hard questions haunt us: If God really is who He says He is, how can He allow these things? If He?s God, why doesn?t He intervene? If we can?t find hope and help in the midst of these tough times, those questions can crush our spirit and deaden...
Publisher : The Crown Publishing Group
published : 2011
Jazz could not contain Fred Hersch. His meteoric rise as a talented session pianist--one who played with the giants of the 20th century in the autumn of their careers, including Art Farmer, Joe Henderson, and more-- blossomed further in the nineties and beyond into a compositional genius that defied the boundaries of bop, sweeping in elements of pop,...
Publisher : Crown/Archetype
published : 2017
Woodward's long awaited book is an attempt to construct a comprehensive account of causation explanation that applies to a wide variety of causal and explanatory claims in different areas of science and everyday life. The book engages some of the relevant literature from other disciplines, as Woodward weaves together examples, counterexamples, criticisms,...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 2003
Here are a few things that sometimes happen: HAPPY THINGS An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is. SAD THINGS On a very hot day, an Ice-Cream Cone waits...and waits...to be eaten. EXCITING THINGS A Papa catches cold, so his Little Boy gets to go to work instead! These nine very short stories for very...
Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
published : 2015