What is it like to be in a major negotiation? [more inside]
What are some good books about the history of China, up to say the Qing dynasty? I am particularly interested in the Warring States period up to the first empire. Extra credit for discussions of the spread of Buddhism.
I am looking for some good books on Vikings. Fiction, non-fiction whatever.
What are some good books on the theory or aesthetics of photography. [more inside]
I am intrigued by Paradise Lost, but looking over it quickly in the bookstore … well it looks hard. Is there a nice graphic novel version which will gradually ease me into it?