After a stint policing Kansas City, the author joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face with bank robbers, gang leaders and terrorists. This book takes you inside his world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the nine key principles that can help negotiators succeed when it matters the most.
A concise and clear book, preparing student drivers for their driving tests and beyond. Learn the requirements of the RSA driving test, as well as common mistakes and most common reasons for being failed. Kathleen Comerford educates and encourages you towards thoughtful and safe driving, making Ireland's roads safer both for you and others.
From cultural icon Margaret Atwood comes a brilliant collection of essays -- funny, erudite, endlessly curious, uncannily prescient -- which seek answers to Burning Questions such as: Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories? How much of yourself can you give away without evaporating? How can we live on our planet? Is it true? And is it fair? What do zombies have to do with authoritarianism?
FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES 'A simultaneously stimulating and soothing blend of nature writing and science ... Strongly encourages tree hugging for our own, human sake' Guardian Summer Reads 2021
The funny, frank and full autobiography of the nation's favourite comedian. 'It's the first time I've done this. Other people have written about me - or for me - but this time it's just my own life in my own words'