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Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

Henry Marsh - 2014 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially life-saving operation ...

America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar - 2012 - History - Limited preview
In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great political texts. Incisive, entertaining, and occasionally controversial ...

Throughout: Art and Culture Emerging with Ubiquitous Computing

Ulrik Ekman - 2013 - Computers - Limited preview
In a series of essays, 34 influential researchers look at how the proliferation of computers and technology has and will affect culture and the arts.

Up in the Old Hotel, and Other Stories

Joseph Mitchell - 1993 - Fiction - Limited preview
A collection of literary portraits looks at waterfront workers, people on the Bowery, Mohawk Indians working on high structural steel, gypsies, itinerant preachers, and others

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark - 2014 - Mathematics - Limited preview
Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical ...

Three scientists and their gods: looking for meaning in an age of information

Robert Wright - 1988 - Science - Snippet view
Examines the concepts of information, meaning, and purpose, describes the function of information at various levels of organization, and discusses the theories of Edward Fredkin, Edward O. Wilson, and Kenneth Blouding

High Output Management

Andrew S. Grove - 1995 - Business & Economics - Snippet view
The president of Silicon Valley's Intel Corporation sets forth the three basic ideas of his management philosophy and details numerous specific techniques to increase productivity in the manager's work and that of his colleagues and subordinates

All the King's Men

Robert Penn Warren - 1996 - Fiction - Limited preview
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Robert Penn Warren’s tale of ambition and power set in the Depression–era South is widely considered the finest novel ever written about American politics. All the King’s Men traces the rise and fall of demagogue ...

Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays

Michael Oakeshott - 1991 - Law - No preview available
Rationalism in Politics, first published in 1962, has established the late Michael Oakeshott as the leading conservative political theorist in modern Britain. This expanded collection of essays astutely points out the limits of "reason" in ...

A Collection of Essays

George Orwell - 1970 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
In this bestselling compilation of essays, written in the clear-eyed, uncompromising language for which he is famous, Orwell discusses with vigor such diverse subjects as his boyhood schooling, the Spanish Civil War, Henry Miller, British ...