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- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95
The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2004; US$ 23.99
In the world of Unix operating systems, the various BSDs come with a long heritage of high-quality software and well-designed solutions, making them a favorite OS of a wide range of users. Among budget-minded users who adopted BSD early on to developers of some of today's largest Internet sites, the popularity of BSD systems continues to grow. If... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
Want to know the sex of your unborn child? Now 50 of the wisest old wives' tales are brought together in one adorable book for parents-to-be who are intrigued with predicting their baby's gender. Includes games to play at a baby shower and the Chinese Conception Chart. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This analysis of cyberpunk science fiction written between 1981 and 2003 positions women's cyberpunk in the larger cultural discussion of feminist issues. It traces the origins of the genre, reviews the critical reactions and outlines the ways in which women's cyberpunk advances points of view that are specifically feminist. Novels are examined... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Not Me is a remarkable debut novel that tells the dramatic and surprising stories of two men?father and son?through sixty years of uncertain memory, distorted history, and assumed identity. When Heshel Rosenheim, apparently suffering from Alzheimer?s disease, hands his son, Michael, a box of moldy old journals, an amazing adventure begins?one that... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.95
From the author of Not Me, this powerful novel about an Israeli father and his daughter brings to life a rich canvas of events and unexpected change in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. In the galvanizing opening of The Wanting, the celebrated Russian-born postmodern architect Roman Guttman is injured in a bus bombing, causing his life to... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 4.99
Are ya? bovvered? Are you sick of school or work and unimpressed with life in general? Are you fed up with people expecting unreasonable things from you - like having a wash, getting out of bed, paying for stuff? ARE YA? BOVVERED? has all the answers you need to justify doing bugger all (provided you can be bothered to read the book). more...
- Coach House Books 2005; US$ 13.95
The word ‘eunoia,? which literally means ‘beautiful thinking,? is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the Oulipo (l?Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), a French writers? group interested in experimenting with different forms of literary constraint, Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter... more...
- Canongate Books 2008; US$ 12.46
?Eunoia?, which means ?beautiful thinking?, is the shortest word in the English language to contain all five vowels. This book also contains them all, but never at the same time. Each of Eunoia?s five chapters is univocalic: that is, each chapter uses only one vowel. A triumphant feat, seven years in the making, this uncanny work of avant-garde literature... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 31.00
Can we reconcile the idea that we are free and responsible agents with the idea that what we do is determined according to natural laws? For centuries, philosophers have tried in different ways to show that we can. Hilary Bok takes a fresh approach here, as she seeks to show that the two ideas are compatible by drawing on the distinction between practical... more...