2018 Guide to the Night Sky
A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above North America
Paperback ISBN: 1770859160
The ideal resource for beginning sky watchers in 2018. The night sky is always an amazing sight but it's a thrill when you can locate stars or catch sight of a meteor. With 2018 Guide to the Night Sky, amateur astronomers can view the sky over the course of the year and not miss a thing. It is also a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy. Using the Guide's charts and maps and following the text, sky watchers can enjoy viewing the night sky with nothing more complicated than a pair of binoculars or the naked eye. With its maps, centered on latitude 40 degrees North, 2018 Guide to the Night Sky will help backyard astronomers in the United States and Canada see how the visible stars change over the year, and ensure that they catch the exciting sky events that occur. In addition to the month-by-month guides, the Guide includes an introduction to the planets, sky and constellation maps, moon and meteor calendars, and ecliptic charts. An appendix includes a glossary, the Greek alphabet, the constellation genitives, common asterisms, software and internet sources, and much more. The small and light format makes this book the ideal portable reference. 2018 Guide to the Night Sky is a fabulous introduction for new astronomers. It helps them enjoy the thrill of seeing one-time sky events, follow the changes in the night sky and learn about the Milky Way and its resident stars. The background and technical information will serve beginning astronomers well as they develop their skills for a lifetime of sky watching.
The Best Plays Theater Yearbook 2006-2007
Hardcover ISBN: 0879103523
Continuing a tradition that dates back to 1920, this beloved annual honors 10 new plays and musicals and three regional plays cited in the Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Awards and Citations competition. As always, The Best Plays Theater Yearbook includes a comprehensive collection of facts and figures about the year in United States theatre. The Best Plays of 2006-2007 where chosen from Broadway, Off Broadway, and Off Off Broadway productions of new plays that opened between June 1, 2006 and May 31, 2007. Essays, noted below, celebrate each one. The plays are: Blackbird, by David Harrower (essay by David Cote); The Clean House, by Sarah Ruhl (essay by Anne Marie Welsh); The Coast of Utopia, by Tom Stoppard (essay by Charles Wright); Dying City, by Christopher Shinn (essay by Charles Isherwood); Frost/Nixon, by Peter Morgan (essay by Charles McNulty); The Pain and the Itch, by Bruce Norris (essay by John Istel); Passing Strange, by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (essay by Alisa Solomon); Radio Gold, by August Wilson (essay by Christopher Rawson); The Scene, by Theresa Rebeck (essay by Chris Jones); and Spring Awakening, by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik (essay by Michael Feingold.)
The Best Plays Theater Yearbook 2007-2008
Hardcover ISBN: 0879103663
Continuing a tradition that dates back to 1920, this beloved annual honors 10 new plays and musicals and three regional plays cited in the Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Awards and Citations competition. As always, The Best Plays Theater Yearbook includes a comprehensive collection of facts and figures about the year in United States theatre. The Best Plays of 2007-2008 were chosen from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway productions of new plays that opened between June 1, 2007 and May 31, 2008. Individual essays celebrate each work. The plays are: Adding Machine, by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt; August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts; The Farnsworth Invention, by Aaron Sorkin; Dividing the Estate, by Horton Foote; Eurydice, by Sarah Ruhl; 100 Saints You Should Know, by Kate Fodor; The Receptionist, by Adam Bock; Rock 'n' Roll, by Tom Stoppard; The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson; Yellow Face, by David Henry Hwang. SPECIAL CITATION: Peter and Jerry, by Edward Albee.
The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2014-15
Paperback ISBN: 160980645x
The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets.Censored 2016 features the top-25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more in-depth analysis.