I run an editorial services firm, Cambria and Calibri, specializing in proposal and content development, book doctoring, assessment writing, ghost writing, converting print content into interactive digital formats, and editing/developing digital-native products. I work across the nonfiction disciplines, with an emphasis on economics, geography, psychology, biology, and English (composition, literature, and developmental). I also conduct market research and focus groups, with a focus on synthesizing large amounts of market research/feedback into a concise editorial plan. In addition, I edit popular fiction and nonfiction. My client list is available upon request. I work for publishers and ed-tech companies across the industry, from trade publishers through university presses.
After being mugged, Miss Prim decides to leave New York City and purchase a home in the country, where she will be safe from dangerous criminals. A devoted reader of crime fiction, Miss Prim believes that her reading of detective novels has given her all the skills she needs to become an amateur sleuth in her new home base of Greenfield, Connecticut. Miss Prim gets the chance to prove her mett... read more
From Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a new way to think about how popular stories help drive economic eventsIn a world in which internet troll farms attempt to influence foreign elections, can we afford to ignore the power of viral stories to affect economies? In this groundbreaking book, Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bests... read more
An accessible approach to a modern Congress course Drawing on their extensive teaching experience, Scott Adler, Jeff Jenkins, and Chuck Shipan bring current political science into the classroom in an engaging, accessible way. Driven by vivid examples and clear writing, this comprehensive book teaches students to critically analyze Congress’s role as a representative and governing body. It exam... read more
How digital technology is upending the traditional creative industries―and why that might be a good thingThe digital revolution poses a mortal threat to the major creative industries―music, publishing, television, and the movies. The ease with which digital files can be copied and distributed has unleashed a wave of piracy with disastrous effects on revenue. Cheap, easy self-publishing is erod... read more
As the tumultuous decade of the 1960s ended, a number of very traditional, very conservative, highly prestigious colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom decided to go coed, seemingly all at once, in a remarkably brief span of time. Coeducation met with fierce resistance. As one alumnus put it in a letter to his alma mater, "Keep the damned women out." Focusing on ... read more
Mateer and Coppock's approach teaches economic decision-making with applications that students will remember. Mateer and Coppock, leading researchers in Economics teaching who have consistently taught Principles over a combined forty-plus years, brought their innovative teaching experiences to this blockbuster text. They put economics into context by making it relatable through carefully craft... read more
Labor Economics: Principles in Practice provides a concise, tightly integrated, and engaging exploration of labor economics. Focusing on core principles and immersing students in real data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), Ken McLaughlin lays out a clear analytical framework for thinking about labor-market issues and policies. The book's entire presentation-- from the conversational to... read more
Real Stats offers an engaging and practical introduction to statistical analysis for upper-level undergraduates and first-year graduate students in political science, public policy, and law. Grounded in contemporary understandings of causal inferences, the text invites students to see how econometric tools can help answer important and interesting questions. This emphasis on practical applicat... read more
Bruce Gervais’ new text offers a fresh approach to the study of physical geography, combining print and digital media to create a scientifically substantive work that is written for students. Living Physical Geography focuses on human-physical geography interactions, using pedagogical features in the textbook and online to create a modern synthesis of the science of physical geography. Each of... read more
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MySocLab® does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MySocLab, search for ISBN-10: 0134126963 / ISBN-13: 9780134126968. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133770990 / ISBN-13: 9780133770995 and ISBN-10: 0133842983 / ISBN-13: 9780133842982. MySocLab should only be purchased when required by an in... read more
Tales from the Back Page #2.Five desperate strangers answer an ad that promises to help them rid an unwanted person from their life. A criminal mastermind named A makes each of them a provocative offer via an advertisement in The Clarion, a community newspaper published on Manhattan's Upper West Side: Murder a complete stranger chosen by a fellow assassin, and in return have a stranger murder ... read more
For courses in first-year Composition and R hetoric. This version of The Prentice Hall Guide for College Writers has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* A scaffolded writing guide with writer’s purpose at the core With new forms of delivery and expression changing the expectations of writers and audiences, our expectations of writing continue to evolve — a... read more
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&> For courses in Argument and Research. The most thorough theoretical foundation available Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, 10/e integrates four different approaches to argument: the enthymeme as a logical structure, the classical concepts of logos, pathos, and ethos, the Toulmin system, and stasis theory. Focusing on argument as dialogue in search of solutions instead of a pro-co... read more
Show your students how social research really unfolds Written by a team of internationally renowned sociologists with experience in both the field and the classroom, The Art and Science of Social Research offers authoritative and balanced coverage of the full range of methods used to study the social world. The authors highlight the challenges of investigating the unpredictable topic of human ... read more
In 1857 the French poet Charles Baudelaire, who was fascinated by lesbianism, created a scandal with Les Fleurs du Mal [The Flowers of Evil]. This collection was originally entitled "The Lesbians" and described women as "femmes damnées," with "disordered souls" suffering in a hypocritical world. Then twenty years later, lesbians in Paris dared to flaunt themselves in that extraordinarily creat... read more
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Non-fiction editor with 15 years' experience of helping authors to make great books. Specialisms: music, geography, history, business.
Experienced developmental editor and freelance writer with over 30 years of experience in academic publishing.