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Impossible Joyce: Finnegans Wakes by Patrick O'Neill (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.9 MB Overview: James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has repeatedly been declared to be entirely untranslatable. Nonetheless, it has been translated, transposed, or transcreated into a surprising variety of languages – including complete renditions in French, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean, and partial renditions in Italian, Spanish, and a variety of other languages. Impossible Joyce explores the fascinating range of different approaches adopted by translators...

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The Singularity of Literature by Derek Attridge (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: The Iliad and Beowulf provide rich sources of historical information. The novels of Henry Fielding and Henry James may be instructive in the art of moral living. Some go further and argue that Emile Zola and Harriet Beecher Stowe played a part in ameliorating the lives of those existing in harsh circumstances. However, as Derek Attridge argues in this outstanding and acclaimed book, none of these capacities is distinctive of literature. What is the singularity of...

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Stone Age Economics by Marshall Sahlins (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.3MB Overview: Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively, Sahlins radically revises traditional views of the hunter-gatherer and so-called primitive societies, revealing them to be the original "affluent society." Sahlins...

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Theatricality as Medium by Samuel Weber (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: Ever since Aristotle's Poetics, both the theory and the practice of theater have been governed by the assumption that it is a form of representation dominated by what Aristotle calls the mythos,or the plot.This conception of theater has subordinated characteristics related to the theatrical medium, such as the process and place of staging, to the demands of a unified narrative. This readable, thought-provoking, and multidisciplinary study explores theatrical...

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The Evolution of the Weird Tale by S.T. Joshi (.ePUB)

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Requirements: Epub Reader, 899KB Overview: S.T. Joshi is one of the premier critics of supernatural fiction. His pioneering research on H.P. Lovecraft, Lord Dunsany, Ambrose Bierce, and other writers has set a standard of scholarship that few have equaled. In The Evolution of the Weird Tale--an informal follow-up to his earlier studies, The Weird Tale (1990) and The Modern Weird Tale (2001)--Joshi assesses a wide array of American and British supernatural writers of the past century or more, meticulously...

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Animal Wise by Virginia Morell (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: The New York Times Bestseller that explores animal intelligence and will alter the way we as humans view other species. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant? Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and rats love to be tickled. They've discovered that dogs have thousand-word...

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Edgework: Critical Essays on.... by Wendy Brown (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 2.1MB Overview: Edgework brings together seven of Wendy Brown's most provocative recent essays in political and cultural theory. They range from explorations of politics post-9/11 to critical reflections on the academic norms governing feminist studies and political theory. Edgework is also concerned with the intellectual and political value of critique itself. It renders contemporary the ancient jurisprudential meaning of critique as krisis, in which a tear in the...

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From Idea to Success by Gregg Fairbrothers et al (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.2MB Overview: Are you among the many Americans who dream of starting a business but think you don’t know how? Help has arrived . . . For generations, Dartmouth College and the Tuck School of Business have influenced and driven global entrepreneurship. Dartmouth firsts include the world petroleum industry, technological breakthroughs like artificial intelligence and BASIC computer language, as well as popular products, such as the Nerf football and the game Crainium. ...

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Filling the Void by Marcus Gilroy-Ware (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.5MB Overview: Filling The Void is a book about how the cultures and psychology of social media use fit within a broader landscape of life under capitalism. It argues that social media use is often a psychological response to the need for pleasure and comfort that results from the stresses of life under postmodern capitalism, rather than being a driver of new behaviours as newer technologies are often said to be. Both the explosive growth of social media and the...

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Property Investing For Dummies by Bruce Brammall (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.6MB Overview: Learn to: •Make real estate a part of your long-term investment strategy •Pick the right properties for profit •Spot the best deals on financing •Understand the new rules for purchasing properties using SMSFs •Become a successful property investor with this user-friendly guide Are you thinking about real estate as a long-term wealth opportunity? Whether you're interested in a house, apartment, vacant land or commercial property, the second Australian edition of...

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Win By Not Losing by Nicholas Atkeson et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.3MB Overview: Your financial advisor's strategy to buy-and-hold a diversified equity portfolio sounded good. Diversification promised to protect your wealth. Now, however, more than a decade of hard data shows it didn't work. And, more than likely after a decade of multiple financial shocks and crashes, your account balance is not what you hoped it would be when you started saving years ago. Much of your investment life has been spent just trying to make back what was lost. ...

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Assassination Generation by Dave Grossman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high school seniors kill a teacher, twelve other students, and then themselves. Utoya, Norway, 2011: a political extremist shoots and kills sixty-nine participants in a youth summer camp. Newtown, Connecticut, 2012: a troubled 20-year-old man kills 20 children and six adults at the elementary school he once attended. What links these...

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NOOK Tablet For Dummies by Corey Sandler (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8.8MB Overview: The fun is just a tap away with the nifty NOOK Tablet! It's an e-reader, it's a tablet, and it's hot! The NOOK Tablet offers all the advantages of an Android-based tablet, and this small-trim book is packed with information about how to use it. Learn to set up your NOOK Tablet, navigate the touchscreen, download and read e-books, access the Internet, use all the cool Android apps that are included, and much more. Find out how to create your own e-books, share...

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Landscapes of Liminality by Dara Downey et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.4 MB Overview: Landscapes of Liminality expands upon existing notions of spatial practice and spatial theory, and examines more intricately the contingent notion of “liminality” as a space of “in-between-ness” that avoids either essentialism or stasis. It capitalises on the extensive research that has already been undertaken in this area, and elaborates on the increasingly important and interrelated notion of liminality within contemporary...

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Angel on a Leash by David Frei (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 3.4 MB Overview: David Frei’s heartwarming collection of stories about the therapy dogs in his life and the people whom they touch, Angel on a Leash celebrates the “ministry” that Frei shares with his wife, Chaplain Cherilyn Frei, the director of spiritual care at the Ronald McDonald House of New York.Frei may be the most recognizable face and name in the dog sport, as “the Voice of Westminster,” the famous New York kennel club for which he has...

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Video Games & Violence by Andrea C. Nakaya (.PDF)

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Requirements: any PDF reader, 4.88MB Overview: The Thinking Critically series introduces students to the complex issues that dominate public discourse and challenges them to become discerning readers, to think independently, and to engage and develop their skills as critical thinkers. Chapters organized in a pro/con format, in which a single author synthesizes the predominant arguments for and against an issue into clear, accessible discussions supported by details and evidence including relevant facts,...

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What Would Jefferson Do? by Thom Hartmann (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 311 kb Overview: When the Founding Fathers were searching for the best and fairest form of government, they studied the models of Athenian democracy, the Roman republic, and the Iroquois Confederacy and created what is now called a modern liberal democracy. Today, 81 nations can be described as fully democratic. Yet in numerous countries around the world democracy has failed or is tottering, and in the United States its principles are increasingly under siege from corporate...

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Crunchy Cons by Rod Dreher (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 297 kb Overview: When a National Review colleague teased writer Rod Dreher one day about his visit to the local food co-op to pick up a week’s supply of organic vegetables (“Ewww, that’s so lefty”), he started thinking about the ways he and his conservative family lived that put them outside the bounds of conventional Republican politics. Shortly thereafter Dreher wrote an essay about “crunchy cons,” people whose “Small Is...

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A Nation Like No Other by Newt Gingrich (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 403 kb Overview: It’s become fashionable among the liberal elite to downplay, deride, even deny America’s greatness. The political correctness police insist that America is “hated” around the world for being too big, too powerful, too rich, too successful, too loud, too intrusive. And besides, it’s not nice to brag. They are completely missing the point. America’s greatness, America’s exceptional greatness, is not based on that fact...

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Water for Every Farm by Ken B. Yeomans, P. A. Yeomans(.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 4.6 MB Overview: This is the first Yeomans Keyline book published outside Australia and it details the principles, techniques and systems for sustainable development of rural and urban landscapes. One of the primary objectives of Keyline planning is to enhance the swift development of deep biologically fertile soil, i.e. living soil, in a systematically designed landscape. Developing and deepening biological soil fertility will rebuild the soil structure and reduce the...

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The Conservative Soul by Andrew Sullivan (.ePUB)(.MOBI)+

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: Today's conservatives support the idea of limited government, but they have increased government's size and power to new heights. They believe in balanced budgets, but they have boosted government spending, debt, and pork to record levels. They believe in national security but launched a reckless, ideological occupation in Iraq that has made us tangibly less safe. They have substituted religion for politics and damaged both. In The Conservative...

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Paradoxes of Roland Barthes by Patrizia Lombardo (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: In the field of contemporary literary studies, Roland Barthes remains an inestimably influential figure—perhaps more influential in America than in his native France. The Three Paradoxes of Roland Barthes proposes a new method of viewing Barthes’s critical enterprise. Patrizia Lombardo, who studied with Barthes, rejects an absolutist or developmental assessment of his career. Insisting that his world can best be understood in terms of the paradoxes he...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Cricket by James Trollope (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 1.3 MB Overview: From 'the Ashes' to 'umpires', and from 'beamers' to 'seamers', here's everything you need to know to increase your social status or avoid getting caught out. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Golf by Adam Ruck (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 635 kb Overview: From 'baffy' to 'bogey', and from 'courses' to 'cleeks', here's all you need to know to put yourself on an even par with friends and colleagues. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Football by Mark Mason (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 415 kb Overview: From 'fouls' to 'free kicks', and from 'bookings' to banana shots', here's everything you need to know to tackle the opposition in any post-match analysis. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Horseracing by David Ashforth (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 445 kb Overview: Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of horseracing. Know what to say, what not to say, what to back, when to bet, and why you should never be tempted to invest in a thoroughbred without enquiring if it has 'got a leg'. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Cycling by Rob Ainsley (ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 471 kb Overview: From 'Fixed Wheel' to 'On Your Wheel', and from 'Track Racing' to 'The Tour de France', The Bluffer's Guide to Cycling provides everything you need to keep up pace with the most avid of cyclists. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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Bluffer Guide to Insider Hollywood by Sally Whitehill(.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 270 kb Overview: From the 'Monroes' to the 'Mansons' and the 'starlets' and the stars', The Bluffer's Guide to Insider Hollywood contains all the insider secrets to make sure you fit in up in the hills, darling. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Management by John Courtis (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 243 kb Overview: From 'Delegation' to 'Deadly Sins', and from 'Planning' to 'PEST Analysis', The Bluffer's Guide to Management offers everything you need to know to be perceived as knowing it all. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Dogs by Simon Whaley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 276 kb Overview: From 'Clipping' to 'Cross-Breeding', and from 'Dalmatians' to 'Dachshunds', The Bluffer's Guide to Dogs is your holy grail when it comes to anything canine. Genre: Non Fiction Reference Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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