If Italian cooking (and eating) is your thing, then go no further. 100 Great Italian Recipes is sure-to-please collection of delicious recipes-from soups to starters, pastasto sauces, main dishes to desserts-that taste like they’re straight from Grandma’s kitchen And they practically are because every mouth-watering recipe is developed and tested in the test kitchens of…


Passive solar heating and passive coolingapproaches known as natural conditioningprovide comfort throughout the year by reducing, or eliminating, the need for fossil fuel. Yet while heat from sunlight and ventilation from breezes is free for the taking, few modern architects or builders really understand the principles involved.Now Dan Chiras, author of the popular book The…


Outside In: Design by Pentago is a stunning coffee-table book comprising the remarkable portfolio of modern tropical architectural and landscaping projects from the internationally-renowned firm, Pentago. This book introduces readers to Pentago’s unique ‘Outside In’ philosophy of design – breaking through the walls of the inside and bringing the outside in. It is about creating…


The history of American firearms is inseparable from the history of the United States, for firearms have played crucial roles in the nation’s founding, westward expansion, and industrial, economic, and cultural development. This history unfolds in compelling words and images in “A Legacy in Arms,” a volume that draws upon the collections of the National…