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America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 4 East, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 4 East, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 3 Central, 2020

America's Top-Rated Cities, Vol. 3 Central, 2020

Author: David Garoogian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2020

American Book Publishing Record Annual provides immediate access to the 73,000 cataloging records for the entire year of 2019, for books published or distributed in the US.

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar

Author: Robert W Bly Format: Calendar Release Date: 20/08/2020

Be the life of every highbrow cocktail party-just by mastering the deliciously obscure terms in this most compendious of calendars. Do you dream of debating philosophical precepts with the intelligentsia? Locking academic horns with the clerisy? Soon, you'll be tossing about bon mots with the best of the artistes and aesthetes-and impressing the susurration out of the perfervid hoi polloi-in no time! With the Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2021 Daily Calendar you are only an erudite witticism away from true loquaciousness.

Report of the Committee on Information

Report of the Committee on Information

Author: United Nations: Committee on Information, United Nations: General Assembly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/08/2020

This is the official report submitted to the General Assembly by the Committee on Information on its thirty-ninth session (24 April-5 May 2017).

Texas Almanac 2020-2021

Texas Almanac 2020-2021

Author: Rosie Hatch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

The 70th edition in this long-running reference guide is filled to the brim with maps, statistics, full-color photographs, and fascinating information. You'll buy a piece of Texas history in every Texas Almanac in your collection. Our features this year include: Everyone knows Texas is a big state, but we continue to grow, sometimes in unexpected ways. Learn more about population growth, shifts, and trends, and where we might be by 2050 in this feature, written by Steve H. Murdock, Ph.D., a former director of the U.S. Census Bureau and currently a professor at Rice University and Director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, and Michael Cline, Ph.D., former Associate Director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. A new entry in our series on Texas immigrants focuses on Asian Indians. From facing early anti-Asian immigration bans to becoming the fourth largest concentration of Asian Indians in the United States, Indian Texans have helped shape the state's economy, public policy and cultural landscape. Learn about this rich immigration history and how the influence of Asian Indians can be felt across Texas. This feature is written by Ayshea Khan, Asian American Community Archivist at the Austin History Center. The entire book is revised with the latest information for every edition, including the 254 county maps and our population estimates for every Texas town. Chapters include: Environment: Learn about the geology of Texas, as well as in-depth information about plants, wildlife, rivers, and lakes. Weather: Highs and lows of the previous two years, plus a list of destructive weather dating from 1766. Also, a look at how our state has recovered since Hurricane Harvey. Astronomical Calendar: Find the moon phases, sunrise and sunset times, moonrise and moonset times, and any eclipses and meteor showers expected for 2020 and 2021. Recreation: The places to go visit in Texas, with details on state and national parks, landmarks, and wildlife refuges. Sports: The results of championship games for sports in Texas, from high school through professional, and a list of all Texas Olympic medalists and the past ten years of Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. Counties: An expansive section featuring detailed county maps, locator maps, and profiles of Texas' 254 counties. Population: Figures and the latest estimates from the State Data Center, plus an analysis of what has changed in the past 5-10 years and a comprehensive list of the population of Texas cities and towns. Elections: Results and maps from the 2018 General Election and information on voter turnout. Government: Historical documents and lists of governmental officials dating from our time under Spanish rule to today, as well as a recap of the 86th Legislative Session, information about state boards commissions, and lists of state, county, and local officials. Culture and the Arts: Find museums, competitions and award winners, and cultural and artistic highlights from the past few years, along with maps and data about the variety of religious groups in Texas. Business, Agriculture, and Transportation: Information about all aspects of our rich economy, and how we've faired as a state in the past few years, packed with tables about employment, prices, taxes, and more in a wide variety of industries. And much more.

Texas Almanac 2020-2021

Texas Almanac 2020-2021

Author: Rosie Hatch Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2020

The 70th edition in this long-running reference guide is filled to the brim with maps, statistics, full-color photographs, and fascinating information. You'll buy a piece of Texas history in every Texas Almanac in your collection. Our features this year include: Everyone knows Texas is a big state, but we continue to grow, sometimes in unexpected ways. Learn more about population growth, shifts, and trends, and where we might be by 2050 in this feature, written by Steve H. Murdock, Ph.D., a former director of the U.S. Census Bureau and currently a professor at Rice University and Director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, and Michael Cline, Ph.D., former Associate Director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. A new entry in our series on Texas immigrants focuses on Asian Indians. From facing early anti-Asian immigration bans to becoming the fourth largest concentration of Asian Indians in the United States, Indian Texans have helped shape the state's economy, public policy and cultural landscape. Learn about this rich immigration history and how the influence of Asian Indians can be felt across Texas. This feature is written by Ayshea Khan, Asian American Community Archivist at the Austin History Center. The entire book is revised with the latest information for every edition, including the 254 county maps and our population estimates for every Texas town. Chapters include: Environment: Learn about the geology of Texas, as well as in-depth information about plants, wildlife, rivers, and lakes. Weather: Highs and lows of the previous two years, plus a list of destructive weather dating from 1766. Also, a look at how our state has recovered since Hurricane Harvey. Astronomical Calendar: Find the moon phases, sunrise and sunset times, moonrise and moonset times, and any eclipses and meteor showers expected for 2020 and 2021. Recreation: The places to go visit in Texas, with details on state and national parks, landmarks, and wildlife refuges. Sports: The results of championship games for sports in Texas, from high school through professional, and a list of all Texas Olympic medalists and the past ten years of Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductees. Counties: An expansive section featuring detailed county maps, locator maps, and profiles of Texas' 254 counties. Population: Figures and the latest estimates from the State Data Center, plus an analysis of what has changed in the past 5-10 years and a comprehensive list of the population of Texas cities and towns. Elections: Results and maps from the 2018 General Election and information on voter turnout. Government: Historical documents and lists of governmental officials dating from our time under Spanish rule to today, as well as a recap of the 86th Legislative Session, information about state boards commissions, and lists of state, county, and local officials. Culture and the Arts: Find museums, competitions and award winners, and cultural and artistic highlights from the past few years, along with maps and data about the variety of religious groups in Texas. Business, Agriculture, and Transportation: Information about all aspects of our rich economy, and how we've faired as a state in the past few years, packed with tables about employment, prices, taxes, and more in a wide variety of industries. And much more.

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Author: Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2020

The Texas Almanac 2018-2019 includes these new feature articles: WATER - An in-depth overview of the state of water in Texas, written by conservationist Dr. Andrew Sansom. Author of the acclaimed book Water in Texas, Dr. Sansom provides compelling new information in this Almanac article. A former executive director of both the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy, he has won many awards for managing and protecting natural resources and currently is Research Professor of Geography and Executive Director of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. No natural resource has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. In Texas, the population is expected to essentially double in the next generation and yet we have already given permission for more water to be drawn from many of our rivers than is actually in them. HUNTING - A look at the popularity of hunting in Texas by Luke Clayton, a longtime outdoors writer, radio host, and book author. Clayton, who grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas, also discusses the overpopulation problem of wild hogs and provides his favorite recipes for all types of wild game. A prolific voice for hunters, Clayton hosts three weekly outdoors radio shows, writes a weekly hunting and fishing column that appears in more than 30 newspapers, and writes for magazines, such as Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine and Texas Wildlife. After spending about 55 years in the pursuit of fish and game all over this country and several others, I have come to the conclusion that some people are born to hunt and some are not, but that spark of DNA passed down through the eons from our hunting forefathers is alive in all of us. SPORTSWOMEN - Cookbook author and food editor Dotty Griffith writes about women who love both hunting and fishing, and she offers up a few of her favorite recipes. I grew up in a hunting and fishing family. Not every woman is that lucky but that's no reason not to learn how. More women are getting into outdoor sports on their own, not as tag-alongs. From equipment to fashion, women are becoming a force in what used to be almost exclusively a man's world. FISHING - Fishing guide and expert Kevin K.T. Townsend writes about angling in Texas. Townsend is the author of the online blog K.T. Diaries and gives an overview of both saltwater and freshwater fishing from the Gulf Coast to the state's many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. I can still remember fishing with my grandfather, who became a guide after taking early retirement. He would put me in the front of his john boat with a cane pole. . . . It seemed like we filled up the fish basket on every trip.

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Texas Almanac 2018-2019

Author: Elizabeth Cruce Alvarez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

The Texas Almanac 2018-2019 includes these new feature articles: WATER - An in-depth overview of the state of water in Texas, written by conservationist Dr. Andrew Sansom. Author of the acclaimed book Water in Texas, Dr. Sansom provides compelling new information in this Almanac article. A former executive director of both the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Nature Conservancy, he has won many awards for managing and protecting natural resources and currently is Research Professor of Geography and Executive Director of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. No natural resource has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. In Texas, the population is expected to essentially double in the next generation and yet we have already given permission for more water to be drawn from many of our rivers than is actually in them. HUNTING - A look at the popularity of hunting in Texas by Luke Clayton, a longtime outdoors writer, radio host, and book author. Clayton, who grew up hunting and fishing in rural northeast Texas, also discusses the overpopulation problem of wild hogs and provides his favorite recipes for all types of wild game. A prolific voice for hunters, Clayton hosts three weekly outdoors radio shows, writes a weekly hunting and fishing column that appears in more than 30 newspapers, and writes for magazines, such as Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine and Texas Wildlife. After spending about 55 years in the pursuit of fish and game all over this country and several others, I have come to the conclusion that some people are born to hunt and some are not, but that spark of DNA passed down through the eons from our hunting forefathers is alive in all of us. SPORTSWOMEN - Cookbook author and food editor Dotty Griffith writes about women who love both hunting and fishing, and she offers up a few of her favorite recipes. I grew up in a hunting and fishing family. Not every woman is that lucky but that's no reason not to learn how. More women are getting into outdoor sports on their own, not as tag-alongs. From equipment to fashion, women are becoming a force in what used to be almost exclusively a man's world. FISHING - Fishing guide and expert Kevin K.T. Townsend writes about angling in Texas. Townsend is the author of the online blog K.T. Diaries and gives an overview of both saltwater and freshwater fishing from the Gulf Coast to the state's many rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. I can still remember fishing with my grandfather, who became a guide after taking early retirement. He would put me in the front of his john boat with a cane pole. . . . It seemed like we filled up the fish basket on every trip.

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

Foreword by S.J. Watson The latest edition of the bestselling guide to all you need to know about how to get published, is packed full of advice, inspiration and practical information. The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook has been guiding writers and illustrators on the best way to present their work, how to navigate the world of publishing and ways to improve their chances of success, for over 110 years. It is equally relevant for writers of novels and non-fiction, poems and scripts and for those writing for children, YA and adults and covers works in print, digital and audio formats. If you want to find a literary or illustration agent or publisher, would like to self-publish or crowdfund your creative idea then this Yearbook will help you. As well as sections on publishers and agents, newspapers and magazines, illustration and photography, theatre and screen, there is a wealth of detail on the legal and financial aspects of being a writer or illustrator. New for 2021: Raymond Antrobus Poems for the page and on stage Sam Delaney Podcasting: how to get creative and make money Ana Garanito Adapting books for stage and screen Clare Grist Taylor Advice from an 'Accidental' agent Adam Hamdy Festival fun: your guide to why, how and what Russell Lewis Writing series for television Jonathan Lorie How to become a travel writer Julia Mitchell Writing an award-winning blog Frances Moffatt Illustrating non-fiction books Hari Patience In praise of fan fiction Sarah Such Cross-format representation: what an agent can do for you Temi Wilkey How to get your play published and performed Rachel Winters Writing a romcom

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

Foreword by Patrice Lawrence Packed full of inspirational articles from successful writers, illustrators and publishing experts, the Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook once again serves up the best independent advice to writers for children of all ages. Covering all aspects of the publishing process, across the full range of formats and genres, it will appeal to self-published writers as well as those seeking an agent-publisher or crowdfunded deal. Inside are up-to-date contact details for literary agents, publishers, prizes and grant-giving bodies, societies and creative organisations that support writers and illustrators. Universally recognised as the first port of call for all writers wanting to improve their work and their chances of getting published, this Yearbook contains an 'impressive raft of advice and notes on every aspect of the business' (Quentin Blake). New articles for 2021: H.L. Dennis Writing mystery and adventure stories Julia Green Writing short stories for children Isabel Greenberg How to create a graphic novel Rebecca Hill What are children's publishers looking for? Hannah Sheppard Submission to a literary agent (the when, what and how ...) Thomas Taylor Do judge a book by its cover Lucy van Smit Parent your inner child: what kind of writer are you?

The Fireside Book

The Fireside Book

Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/07/2020