A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field. Economic historian Niall Kishtainy organizes short, chronological chapters that center on big ideas and events. The result is a uniquely enjoyable volume that illuminates the economic ideas and forces that shape our world.

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories is a series of dark, sensual and fantastical stories, inspired by well-known fairy tales and folklore. Dissatisfied with the unrealistic portrayal of women in these legendary fables, Angela Carter turns them on their head, introducing subversively dark, sensual and gothic narratives.

Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD’s finest investigators until he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, when he receives a card in the mail from the woman who admits she was paid to frame him those years ago…