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The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics

Thomas Byrne Edsall - Political Science - 2012 - 208 pages
One of our most prescient political observers provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years—and how we might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage ...
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Backstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to ...

Joshua M. Brown - Business & Economics - 2012 - 256 pages
Until you read this book.” —JAMES ALTUCHER, Formula Capital and author of I Was Blind but Now I See “Joshua wants Wall Street to be awesome. You can feel it every day on his amazing blog and in this great book.
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A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity

Luigi Zingales - Business & Economics - 2012 - 304 pages
In A Capitalism for the People, Zingales makes a forceful, philosophical, and at times personal argument that the roots of American capitalism are dying, and that the result is a drift toward the more corrupt systems found throughout Europe ...
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Persian Fire

Tom Holland - History - 2007 - 418 pages
The story of how their citizens took on the Great King of Persia, and thereby saved not only themselves but Western civilization as well, is as heart-stopping and fateful as any episode in history.
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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Victor Cha - History - 2012 - 560 pages
In The Impossible State, seasoned international-policy expert and lauded scholar Victor Cha pulls back the curtain, providing the best look yet at North Korea's history, the rise of the Kim family dynasty, and the obsessive personality cult ...
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The Mourner: A Parker Novel

Richard Stark - Fiction - 2010 - 232 pages
This season’s offerings include volumes 4–6 in the series: The Mourner, The Score, and The Jugger. The Mourner is a story of convergence—of cultures and of guys with guns.
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Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

Christopher Steiner - Business & Economics - 2012 - 256 pages
In this fascinating, frightening book, Christopher Steiner tells the story of how algorithms took over—and shows why the “bot revolution” is about to spill into every aspect of our lives, often silently, without our knowledge.
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The Mouse Nervous System

Charles Watson, George Paxinos, Luis Puelles - Medical - 2011 - 814 pages
The Mouse Nervous System offers a wealth of new information for experienced anatomists who work on mice. The book serves as a valuable resource for researchers and graduate students in neuroscience.
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The Moustache Grower's Guide

Lucien Edwards - Health & Fitness - 2011 - 144 pages
Whether it's a Handlebar, a Fu Manchu, or a Laser Loop, this illustrated guide will help men everywhere achieve the moustache of their dreams.
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Mastering JSP

Todd Cook - Computers - 2006 - 648 pages
Now, if you don't at least dabble in server-side web development, you're already behind. Fortunately, Mastering JSP is a great way to build the skills you need today.
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Grace: A Memoir

Grace Coddington - Design - 2012 - 416 pages
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES “If Wintour is the Pope . . . Coddington is Michelangelo, trying to paint a fresh version of the Sistine Chapel twelve times a year.”—Time From the Hardcover edition.
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz ...

Deborah Blum - Medical - 2011 - 336 pages
***PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook in January 2014*** Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads ...
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Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern ...

Christopher Ryan, Cacilda Jetha - Social Science - 2012 - 432 pages
In the tradition of the best historical and scientific writing, Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.
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The Clash of Generations: Saving Ourselves, Our Kids, and Our Economy

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Scott Burns - Business & Economics - 2012 - 288 pages
How did this happen? In The Clash of Generations, experts Laurence Kotlikoff and Scott Burns document our six-decade, off-balance-sheet, unsustainable financing scheme.
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Surface and Thin Film Analysis: A Compendium of Principles, Instrumentation ...

Gernot Friedbacher, Henning Bubert - Science - 2011 - 558 pages
Surveying and comparing all techniques relevant for practical applications in surface and thin film analysis, this second edition of a bestseller is a vital guide to this hot topic in nano- and surface technology.
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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war.
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Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy

Joan Magretta - Business & Economics - 2013 - 208 pages
Eminently readable, this book will enable every manager in your organization to grasp Porter’s ideas—and swiftly deploy them to drive your company’s success.
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