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The Wizard of Quarks: A Fantasy of Particle Physics

Robert Gilmore - 2001 - Science - Limited preview
Dorothy's first day of her visit to the city starts uneventfully enough, on a subway ride with Uncle Henry and Aunt Em. But then there is a lurch - and not just your ordinary everyday sort of lurch. The subway train she's riding suddenly shoots ...
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Alice in Quantumland

Robert Gilmore - 1995 - Computers - Limited preview
Hurry, hurry, hurry! Step right up! Welcome to Quantumland! Fall into an atom and dodge electrons! See the amazing Emperor think his clothes into existence! Dance with the Three Quark Brothers at the Particle MASSquerade! An you need is a sense ...
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A House for Mr. Biswas

Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul - 1961 - Fiction - Snippet view
Owning a small portion of the Trinidad earth and a respectable house of his own is the dream and the reality sustaining Mohun Biswas through a life of frustration and despair after he marries into the domineering Tulsi family. Reprint. 15,000 ...
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The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-century Miller

Carlo Ginzburg - 1980 - Friuli (Italy : Province) - No preview available
"A wonderful book... Ginzburg is a historian with an insatiable curiosity, who pursues even the faintest of clues with all the zest of a born detective until every fragment of evidence can be fitted into place." -- New York Review of Books
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The Shipping News

Annie Proulx - 1994 - Fiction - Snippet view
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Anne Proulx’s The Shipping News is a vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family. Quoyle, a third-rate newspaper hack, with a “head shaped like a crenshaw, no neck ...
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Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman - 2005 - Psychology - Snippet view
Draws on the latest research in psychology and neuroscience to show how the rational and the emotional faculties of the mind work together to shape everything from personal success to physical well-being.
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On Intelligence

Jeff Hawkins, Sandra Blakeslee - 2004 - Computers - Limited preview
The inventor of the PalmPilot outlines a theory about the human brain's memory system that reveals new information about intelligence, perception, creativity, consciousness, and the human potential for creating intelligent computers. 75,000 first ...
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The Hearts of Men: American Dreams and the Flight from Commitment

Barbara Ehrenreich - 1983 - Social Science - Snippet view
An analysis of recent cultural evolution argues that the abandonment by men of the traditional male commitment to the "breadwinner ethic" has had the greatest impact on changing sex roles
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

2007 - Fiction - Limited preview
McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse
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