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Text Me When You Get Home

The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

by ( Feb, 2018 )
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"Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love. It's about safety but, more than that, it's about solidarity. From Broad City to Big Little Lies to what women say about their own best friends, the stories we're telling about female friendship have changed. What used to be written off as infighting between mean girls, or disposable relationships that would be tossed as soon as a guy came along, are no longer that. Now, we're lifting up our female friendships to the same level as our other important relationships, saying they matter just as much as the bonds we have with our romantic partners, children, parents, or siblings. Journalist Kayleen Schaefer tells her own story of realizing what other women could mean to her as she moved through a journey of modern female friendship- from being a competitive teenager to trying to be one of the guys in the workplace to ultimately awakening to the power of female friendship and the soulmates, girl squads, and chosen families that come with it. Schaefer has put together a completely new sociological perspective on the way we see our friends now, one that's drawn not only from her own story but from interviews with dozens of other women across the country--historians, creators of the most iconic films and television shows about female friendship (and Galentine's Day!), celebrities, authors, and other experts. A validation of female friendship unlike any that's ever existed before, Text Me When You Get Home is a mix of historical research, the author's own personal experience, and conversations about friendships with women across the country. Everything Schaefer uncovers reveals that these ties are making us, both as individuals and as society as a whole, stronger than ever before.
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WINNER OF THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. Her own battle against grief is intensified by the mute suffering of the dog, a huge Great Dane traumatised by the inexplicable disappearance of its master, and by the threat of eviction: dogs are prohibited in her apartment building. While others worry that grief has made her a victim of magical thinking, the woman refuses to be separated from the dog except for brief periods of time. Isolated from the rest of the world, increasingly obsessed with the dog's care, determined to read its mind and fathom its heart, she comes dangerously close to unravelling. But while troubles abound, rich and surprising rewards lie in store for both of them. Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion. "A beautiful book ... a world of insight into death, grief, art, and love." -Wall Street Journal "A penetrating, moving meditation on loss, comfort, memory...Nunez has a wry, withering wit." -NPR "Dry, allusive and charming...the comedy here writes itself." The New York Times
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When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all. In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job, throwing a socially disastrous Rod-Stewart themed house party, getting drunk, getting dumped, realising that Ivan from the corner shop is the only man you've ever been able to rely on, and finding that that your mates are always there at the end of every messy night out. Glittering, with wit and insight, heart and humour, this is a book about the struggles of early adulthood in all its grubby, hopeful uncertainty.
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"Can the Hippocratic and Judeo-Christian traditions be synthesized with contemporary thought about practical reason, virtue and community to provide real-life answers to the dilemmas of healthcare today? Bishop Anthony Fisher discusses conscience, relationships and law in relation to the modern-day controversies surrounding stem cell research, abortion, transplants, artificial feeding and euthanasia, using case studies to offer insight and illumination. What emerges is a reason-based bioethics for the twenty-first century; a bioethics that treats faith and reason with equal seriousness, that shows the relevance of ancient wisdom to the complexities of modern healthcare scenarios and that offers new suggestions for social policy and regulation. Philosophical argument is complemented by Catholic theology and analysis of social and biomedical trends, to make this an auspicious example of a new generation of Catholic bioethical writing which has relevance for people of all faiths and none"--
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A series of handy vocabulary books aimed at busy learners who want to fit in some extra practice outside the classroom. Vocabulary in Practice 6 covers about 600 useful words for upper-intermediate students. Contains 40 short units, regular tests, an answer key and a word list with pronunciation. It is ideal for self-study.
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Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES. ____________ How did modern classical music develop over the 20th Century? What enabled women to get their music performed in the early 1900s? Which classical composers borrowed from jazz? How did composers respond to politics and war? DISCOVER the stories behind Mahler's, Symphony No. 5 (1901-2), Ullman's Piano Sonata No. 7 (1944), Bernstein's West Side Story (1957), as well as learn about minimalism, jazz, swing, opera . . . AND UNDERSTAND TWENTIETH CENTURY CLASSICAL MUSIC. Discover the answers and more inside Fiona Maddocks' Twentieth Century Classical Music, the thrilling and accessible account that explains what happened throughout the 20th century, who the key composers were and what influenced them to write what they did?
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of internationally acclaimed The Flamethrowers - a fearless and heartbreaking novel about love, friendship and incarceration.Romy Hall is starting two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women?s Correctional Facility. Her crime? The killing of her stalker. Inside awaits a world where women must hustle and fight for the bare essentials. Outside- the San Francisco of her youth. The Mars Room strip club where she was once a dancer. Her seven-year-old son, Jackson. As Romy forms friendships over liquor brewed in socks and stories shared through sewage pipes her future seems to unfurl in one long, unwavering line - until news from beyond the prison bars forces Romy to try and outrun her destiny.'Kushner is one of our most outstanding modern writers' STYLIST'More knowing about prison life than Orange Is The New Black ... so powerful' NEW YORK TIMES'Breathtaking' VOGUE
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Now in its second edition, Managing Employee Performance and Reward continues to offer comprehensive coverage of employee performance and reward, presenting the material in a conceptually integrated way. This new edition has been substantially updated and revised by a team of specialist contributors, and includes: * an increased focus on employee engagement and the alignment between the organisation's goals and the personal goals of employees * expanded coverage of coaching, now a leading-edge performance enhancement practice * extensive updates reflecting the major changes in employee benefits in recent years, as organisations strive to attract and retain talent * updated coverage of executive salaries and incentives in the contemporary post-GFC environment. This popular text is an indispensable resource for both students and managers alike., Written for a global readership, the book will continue to have particular appeal to those studying and practising people management in the Asia-Pacific region.

The F Word

A personal exploration of modern female friendship

by ( Feb, 2019 )
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If there's one piece of invaluable advice for women and girls of all ages, it is that there is nothing more important than creating and maintaining strong, positive and happy friendships with other women. In a culture that largely pits women against each other, I want to celebrate female friendships... all strings attached! If my 1998 diary is anything to go by, female friendships are incredibly complex and emotional but they're the mini love stories that make us who we are. For many women, friends are our partners in crime through life; they are the ones who move us into new homes, out of bad relationships, through births and illnesses. In THE F WORD I've set out to explore and celebrate the essence of female friendship at different life stages and in its many wild and wonderful forms.
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This Is Tomorrow was a seminal exhibition of art, architecture, music and graphic design that took place at London's Whitechapel Gallery in August 1956. At its core was a room given over to the Independent Group, the proto-Pop collective comprised of (at various stages) the theorists Reyner Banham and Lawrence Alloway, photographer Nigel Henderson and the artists Eduardo Paolozzi, Richard Hamilton, William Turnbull and John McHale. The Independent Group's room premiered works of Op art alongside film posters, collages, murals, films and a jukebox, and was Britain's introduction to the phenomenon later named Pop. The spiralbound catalogue for This Is Tomorrow was designed by Edward Wright and published by Lund Humphries; out of print since 1957, it has since become a much sought-after rarity and a classic of graphic design and postwar visual culture. This facsimile edition is published for the Whitechapel's 2010-11 reconstruction of the 1956 show.
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The legendary Shonen Jump series, now available in English for the first time, in a deluxe edition featuring color pages and newly drawn cover art. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is a groundbreaking manga famous for its outlandish characters, wild humor and frenetic battles. A multigenerational tale of the heroic Joestar family and their never-ending battle against evil! In the conclusion of the Phantom Blood Arc, Jonathan Joestar and his mentor Zeppelli continue their pursuit of the villainous vampire, Dio! But to get to him, they must first face down his murderous henchmen! In battle after bloody battle, JoJo and Zeppelli are pushed to their limits and beyond!
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Tsong khapa (14th-15th centuries) is arguably the most important and influential philosopher in Tibetan history. His Ocean of Reasoning is the most extensive and perhaps the deepest extant commentary on N=ag=arjuna's M'lamadhyamakak=arik=a (Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way) , and it can be argued that it is impossible to discuss N=ag=arjuna's work in an informed way without consulting it. It discusses alternative readings of the text and prior commentaries and provides a detailed exegesis, constituting a systematic presentation of Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophy. Despite its central importance, however, of Tsong khapa's three most important texts, only Ocean of Reasoning has until now remained untranslated, perhaps because it is both philosophically and linguistically challenging, demanding a rare combination of abilities on the part of a translator. Jay L. Garfield and Geshe Ngawang Samten bring the requisite skills to this difficult task, combining between them expertise in Western and Indian philosophy, and fluency in Tibetan, Sanskrit, and English. The resulting translation of this important text is not only a landmark contribution to the scholarship of Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, but will be invaluable to students of Tibetan Buddhism and philosophy, who will now be able to read this work alongside N=ag=arjuna's masterpiece.
The book provides a clear account of the sacraments of the Christian Church and of the general idea of sacramentality. It will reach out to a wide audience and present solid academic theology in an accessible and popular manner. The approach is distinctively Anglican, Thomist and on the conservative side of 'liberal catholic'.
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It's the story that turned Spider-Man's world upsidedown, as a dying Doctor Octopus hatches his master plan for vengeance against Spider-Man: he will become him! As Peter Parker suddenly awakens to find himself trapped in the failing body of his greatest foe, Otto Octavius rejoices in the power and youth of his new spidery form. Can Peter switch their minds back before his time runs out? Yes...and no! As Peter's story comes to a dramatic close, Otto vows to become better than his old foe in every possible way. Smarter, stronger...he will be the Superior Spider-Man! But even with his newfound sense of heroism and responsibility, can Otto survive his heroic baptism of fire against the new Sinister Six? A new era of web-slinging excitement starts NOW! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider -Man 698-700, Superior Spider -Man 1-5

Unreasonable Behaviour

An Autobiography

by ( Oct, 2015 )
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The updated autobiography published for McCullin's 80th birthday.From the construction of the Berlin Wall through every conflict up to the Falklands War, photographer Don McCullin has left a trail of iconic images.At the Sunday Times Magazine in the 1960s, McCullin’s photography made him a new kind of hero. The flow of stories every Sunday took a generation of readers beyond the insularity of post-war Britain and into the recesses of domestic deprivation: when in 1968, a year of political turmoil, the Beatles wanted new pictures, they insisted on using McCullin; when Francis Bacon, whose own career had emerged with depiction of the ravages of the flesh, wanted a portrait, he turned to McCullin.McCullin now spends his days quietly in a Somerset village, where he photographs the landscape and arranges still-lifes – a far cry from the world’s conflict zones and the war-scarred north London of Holloway Road where his career began.In October 2015, it will be twenty-five years since the first publication of his autobiography, Unreasonable Behaviour – a harrowing memoir combining his photojournalism with his lifework.The time is right to complete McCullin’s story.
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Will the Avengers kick Spidey off the team in light of his recent violent actions? The ghostly revenant of Peter Parker fights to regain control of his body, his mind and his destiny! Is this the beginning of the end for Otto Octavius? Who will emerge as the one, true Spider-Man? Then, the Spider-Slayer is scheduled for execution, and Mayor J. Jonah Jameson has called in the one man he can trust to oversee everything: the Superior Spider-Man! But when the Raft goes into complete shutdown, Spidey, Jonah, Glory and Norah are trapped inside with practically all the villains the Superior Spider-Man has brutalized during his short career! Plus: Showdown in Shadowland! The Tinkerer! Jester! Screwball! Cardiac! And a new development for a Spider-Man who hasn't been seen for some time. And by "time," we mean centuries! COLLECTING: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 6-16
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The heart of this book is a selection of Greek texts from early Christian writers, accompanied by notes so that a person with one year of Greek can read the texts. Basic translations of the texts are also provided so that readers can check their work. A list of words used 50+ times in the New Testament and the principal parts of several verbs is included. The Greek selections represent a variety of styles and levels of difficulty. The notes also vary, with very extensive notes provided in some cases. Passages that have played a major role in the history of Christian thought are included, as well as passages that contribute to matters of spirituality and pastoral care. Several passages are of more purely historical interest. The author includes an introduction to the writings of the early church to help orient readers to the writings of the Fathers in general and also give the rationale for the particular selections included in the book. Each selection also has a brief introduction discussing its historical setting and content. A brief bibliography is included for the particular selections included and for the Greek reference works cited. However, the book would also be of interest to those studying the Classics and could be used by anyone as a brief introduction to some samples of early Christian thought. This may be the only book available that provides such translation notes for selections from the Greek fathers.
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Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: 'What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future?' Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, Shaun Allison returns with an offering of gimmick-free advice that combines the time-honoured wisdom of excellent science teachers with the most useful evidence from cognitive science. The book is underpinned by six pedagogical principles - challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning - and provides simple, realistic classroom strategies that will help teachers make abstract ideas more concrete and practical demonstrations more meaningful. It also points a sceptical finger at the fashions and myths that have pervaded science teaching over the past decade or so - such as the belief that students can make huge progress in a single lesson and the idea that learning is speedy, linear and logical.Instead, Shaun advocates an approach of artful repetition and consolidation and shows you how to help your students develop their conceptual understanding of science over time. Making Every Science Lesson Count is for new and experienced science teachers alike. It does not pretend to be a magic bullet. It does not claim to have all the answers. Rather the aim of the book is to provide effective strategies designed to help you to bring the six principles to life, with each chapter concluding in a series of questions to inspire reflective thought and help you relate the content to your classroom practice. In an age of educational quick fixes, GCSE reform and ever-moving goalposts, this precise and timely addition to the Making Every Lesson Count series provides practical solutions to perennial problems and inspires a rich, challenging and evidence-informed approach to science teaching. Suitable for science teachers of students aged 11-16 years.

The Friendship Cure

Reconnecting in the Modern World

by ( Oct, 2018 )
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Our best friends, Twitter followers, gal-pals, bromances, Facebook friends, and long distance buddies define us in ways we rarely openly acknowledge. But as a society, we are simultaneously terrified of being alone and already desperately lonely. We move through life in packs and friendship circles and yet, in the most interconnected age, we are stuck in the greatest loneliness epidemic of our time. It's killing us, making us miserable and causing a public health crisis. Increasingly, we don’t just die alone; we die because we are alone. What if meaningful friendships are the solution? Journalist Kate Leaver believes that friendship is the essential cure for the modern malaise of solitude, ill health, and anxiety and that, if we only treated camaraderie as a social priority, it could affect everything from our physical health and emotional well being. Her much-anticipated manifesto, The Friendship Cure, looks at what friendship means, how it can survive, why we need it, and what we can do to get the most from it. Why do some friendships last a lifetime, while others are only temporary? How do you “break up” with a toxic friend? How do you make friends as an adult? Can men and women really be platonic? What are the curative qualities of friendship, and how we can deploy friendship to actually live longer, better lives? From behavioral scientists to besties, Kate draws upon the extraordinary research from academics, scientists, and psychotherapists, and stories from friends of friends, strangers from the Internet, and her “squad” to get to the bottom of these and other facets of friendship. For readers of Susan Cain’s Quiet and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic, The Friendship Cure is a fascinating blend of accessible “smart thinking,” investigative journalism, pop culture, and memoir for anyone trying to navigate this lonely world, written with the wit, charm, and bite of a fresh voice.
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A robber holds up a Canadian bank but instead of stealing money he takes from each person the item of most sentimental value. As time passes the loss of these items has a dramatic effect on the victims: one discovers God under her sofa, another is attacked by her lion tattoo when it comes to life, & the wife of our narrator starts to shrink.
Paul Wilmott, London UK is a researcher, consultant and lecturer in quantitative finance. He is founder of Wilmott Associates, a financial consultancy and training firm, from which he publishes Wilmott magazine. He is one of the world s leading experts on quantitative finance and derivatives and is renowned for his criticism of popular models and concepts and for his unique, informal writing style., In this second edition of Frequently Asked Questions in Quantitative Finance I continue in my mission to pull quant finance up from the dumbed-down depths, and to drag it back down to earth from the super-sophisticated stratosphere. Readers of my work and blogs will know that I think both extremes are dangerous. Quant finance should inhabit the middle ground, the mathematics sweet spot, where the models are robust and understandable, and easy to mend., This book contains important FAQs and answers that cover both theory and practice. There are sections on how to derive Black-Scholes (a dozen different ways!), the popular models, equations, formulas and probability distributions, critical essays, brainteasers, and the commonest quant mistakes. The quant mistakes section alone is worth trillions of dollars! Paul Wilmott has been called the smartest of the quants, he may be the only smart quant - Portfolio magazine/Nassim Nicholas Taleb cult derivatives lecturer - Financial Times the finance industry's Mozart - Sunday
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In a dump in the lawless settlement of Scrapyard, far beneath the mysterious space city of Zalem, disgraced cyber-doctor Daisuke Ido makes a strange find- the detached head of a cyborg woman who has lost all her memories. He names her Alita and equips her with a powerful new body, the Berserker. While Alita remembers no details of her former life, a moment of desperation reawakens in her nerves the legendary school of martial arts known as Panzer Kunst. In a place where there is no justice but what people make for themselves, Alita decides to become a hunter-killer, tracking down those who prey on the weak. But can she hold onto her humanity as she revels in her bloodlust?

Scary Stories Paperback Box Set

The Complete 3-Book Collection

by ( Jul, 2017 )
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<p><strong>The three Scary Stories books come together in this paperback box set to form a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends.</strong></p><p>Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.</p><p>The paperback books in this box set feature Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories books. Read if you dare!</p><p>Includes <em>Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark</em>, <em>More Scary Stories</em>, and <em>Scary Stories 3</em>.</p>
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Almost a third of the UK population live alone. In addition to those people, many others cook alone on a regular basis: students, young professionals - and the occasional parent who's drawn the long straw and is alone with just an empty kitchen for company. What should they cook for themselves? With just a little time and some basic skills, it's easy to knock up knock-out meals to enjoy on one's own. There is, however, a clever little twist to this book. By cooking the main recipe you are halfway to preparing a second dish which you can enjoy the next day. This not only saves you loads of time and effort but also makes economic sense. How many times have you been left with a solitary chicken breast in the pack that you don't know what to do with? Problem solved - follow Sam's recipe and cook both pieces one night, using one piece for Beer and orange baked chicken, then the following day, transform the leftover, ready-cooked piece into Asian chicken salad for dinner or even for lunch to take to work. In the same way, you can make a Quick steak and ale pie which becomes Beef bubble and squeak cakes the next day.At other times, you just want 2 easy recipes to make use of a whole pack of something over the course of a week, so for example Sam shows how to use a pack of tofu for a zingy Tofu and cucumber salad one day, and Salt 'n' pepper tofu another day. And sometimes it's much easier and economical to buy a whole joint, and turn that value for money into four separate dishes that will last you over half the week. Eating for one shouldn't be sad - it should be a real pleasure!
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Trusted by over 300,000 students in over 120 countries, The Globalization of World Politics is the most authoritative and complete introduction to IR available, making it the go-to text for students of international relations. Now in its sixth edition, this internationally successful textbook has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in world politics, featuring 35 new international case studies including: the BRICs, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Sudanese civil war, drones, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, rise of China, Occupy movement, and Syrian Revolution. A new chapter by Andrew Hurrell on rising powers and the emerging global order ensures the text continues to cover topics that will be defining the issues now and for the next generation. The unique line-up of expert contributors introduces students to the very best work within history, theory, structures, and key issues in international relations, providing a launch-pad for those who choose to progress with their IR studies.Students and lecturers are further supported by a well-resourced Online Resource Centre with the following features: Student resources: Mind maps NEW TO THIS EDITION Case studies MORE ADDED Video podcasts from the contributors NEW TO THIS EDITION Interactive library of links to journal articles, blogs and video content Flash card glossary Multiple choice questions Revision guide Instructor Resources: Case studies MORE ADDED Test bank Question bank PowerPoint slides REVISED Figures and tables from the book
Daphne is off to St Rita's, an exclusive girls' boarding school. It sounds awfully respectable and Daphne herself is awfully respectable too. She loves to read, and is delighted to be offered the chance to interview for Librarian's assistant's assistant immediately upon arrival. But it turns out nothing is quite what you'd expect at St Rita's - you can't trust a padlock if the fourth graders are around, the floor has holes from cannonballs, the smell in the dining room is disgustingly foul, and Daphne discovers the librarian doesn't really exist. But there is a librarian's assistant, Emily Lime. And she's really a crime-solving genius, who's looking for a new assistant of her own. And booksmart Daphne is just the girl for the job, because mystery and intrigue are about to strike St Rita's and Emily Lime is going to need all the help she can get...
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The works of the great literary and cultural critic Walter Benjamin are a reservoir of texts, commentaries, scraps and fragments of everyday life, arts and dreams. This beautifully designed book gives an insight into Benjamin's habits of collecting and archiving through some of his most personal documents. From notebooks in which every conceivable space is covered with handwriting, and a heartfelt traveller's series of postcards, to a sequence of Benjamin's own photographs, and lists that include a collection of his son Stefan's early words and sentences, this wonderful collection testifies to Benjamin's complex and kaleidoscopic passion for the ephemera of human life.
Now in its nineth edition - expanded and revised with up-to-date research - the ever-popular, comprehensive guide to over 100 vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids, contingent nutrients and toxic metals.
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Now available for the holidays in a stunning gift set!
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Actuality and potentiality, substantial form and prime matter, efficient causality and teleology are among the fundamental concepts of Aristotelian philosophy of nature. Aristotle's Revenge argues that these concepts are not only compatible with modern science, but are implicitly presupposed by modern science. Among the many topics covered are the metaphysical presuppositions of scientific method; the status of scientific realism; the metaphysics of space and time; the metaphysics of quantum mechanics; reductionism in chemistry and biology; the metaphysics of evolution; and neuroscientific reductionism. The book interacts heavily with the literature on these issues in contemporary analytic metaphysics and philosophy of science, so as to bring contemporary philosophy and science into dialogue with the Aristotelian tradition.
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Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; the 2018-2019 edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate all relevant legislation for EU law courses. Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation is an abridged collection of legislation carefully reviewed and selected by Professor Nigel Foster. With unparalleled coverage of EU law, Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation leads the market: consistently recommended by lecturers and relied on by students for exam and course use. Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation is: - Trusted: ideal for exam use - Practical: find what you need instantly - Reliable: current, comprehensive coverage - Relevant: content reviewed to match your course Online resources The accompanying online resources include video guides to reading and interpreting statutes, web links, exam tips, and an interactive sample Act of Parliament.
A humorous tale, told by a scrupulously insane narrator - one of the multitudinous brothers of the title - who gather in a crumbling mansion one winter's night to settle their differences and search for the urn containing their patriarch's ashes.
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Meeting a baby is like meeting someone from the internet- you got used to calling them by a weird nickname and now you need to call them by their real name; they look nothing like their photo; it's hard to believe they're real until they are actually there ...The hilarious and poignant cartoons of illustrator TwistedDoodles bring a smile to the faces of parents every single day. Her drawings brilliantly capture the unique experience of motherhood and the huge range of emotions that it brings.In this warm and witty book, Maria writes candidly about what becoming a mother has meant for her. Interspersing her words with brilliant cartoons, she delivers a marvellously entertaining snapshot of life as a modern-day parent. Her sharp observations cover everything from the sleep-deprived early days of having newborn twins, to the reality of being a working mum; from just getting out of the house to slowly getting your social life back.Upbeat and humorous, this is a wonderful book for parents and parents-to-be.
From 1950 to 1962, John Richardson lived near Picasso in France and was a friend of the artist. With a view to writing a biography, the acclaimed art historian kept a diary of their meetings. After Picasso's death, his widow Jacqueline collaborated in the preparation of this work, giving Richardson access to Picasso's studio and papers. Volume one of this extraordinary biography establishes the complexity of Picasso's Spanish roots; his aversion to his native Malaga and his passion for Barcelona and Catalan 'modernisme'. Richardson introduces new material on the artist's early training in religious art; re-examines old legends to provide fresh insights into the artistic failures of Picasso's father as an impetus to his sons's triumphs; and includes portraits of Apollinaire, Max Jacob and Gertrude Stein, who made up 'The Picasso Gang' in Paris during the 'Blue' and 'Rose' periods.
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This definitive collection from the undisputed queen of cakes brings together all of Mary Berry's most mouth-watering baking recipes in a beautifully packaged edition. Filled with 250 foolproof recipes, from the classic Victoria Sponge, Very Best Chocolate Cake and Hazelnut Meringue Cake to tempting muffins, scones and bread and butter pudding, this is the most comprehensive baking cookbook you'll ever need. Mary's easy-to-follow instructions and handy tips make it ideal for kitchen novices and more experienced cooks alike, and full-colour photographs and beautiful illustrations will guide you smoothly to baking success. Drawing on her years of experience to create recipes for cakes, breads and desserts, Mary Berry's Baking Bible will prove to be a timeless classic.
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A member of an ancient witch clan and possessing powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces-off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions, in a game of 100% pure, unadulterated, all-out action. The Eyes of Bayonetta collects the stylish artwork behind this cinematic action game, featuring character sketches, CG models, monster, weapon, and location designs, and creator commentary. Also included is an exclusive hour-long DVD interview with the game creators, taking you behind the scenes of Bayonetta creation!
Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace" reflectsthe wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams best-selling book, "Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace," while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style. The concise clarity of this book makes it a handy reference for anyone interested in good writing--as well as a quick and ideal guide for freshman composition courses, writing courses across the disciplines, and as a supporting text in courses that require clear and direct writing. "Style: The Basics "covers the elemental principles of writing that will help students diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their prose quickly and revise effectively. The text features principles of effective prose written in Williams hallmark conversational style, offering reason-based principles, rather than hard and fast rules, for successful, effective writing.
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Indhold:1. At War again: Peace for our time; The Allies and Poland; France's Saar Offensive; The Maginot Line; The Allied Strategy; Belgium sits on the fence; Plan Dyle; The BEF lands; The German strategy; The opposing forces. 2. Fall Gelb: Code-word: Danzig; The Brandenburg operations; The swoop on Fort Eben Emael; Airborne assaults in the Ardennes; The Allied moves forward; The fight for the Netherlands; The 6th Armee in Belgium: the feint; The 4th Armee on the Meuse; The 12th Armee on the Meuse.3. The Break-out: The XV. Armeekorps and the 9eme Armee; Grupp von Kleist and the 2eme Armee; The end of the 9eme Armee; Sichelschnitt; Enlarging the breach; Thulin; The 4eme DCR: threat from the south; Gort favours evacuation; The Weygand Plan; Belgian Forts; The 7eme Armee on the Somme; The Abbeville bridgehead; The final withdrawal; The BEF withdrawal to the coats; Dunkirk, the evacuation.
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The influential Psychoanalytic theorist and activist explores the impact of capitalism on our current environmental crisis and the need for a new way of living.
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The much-anticipated first book in a brand-new duology by New York Times bestselling author, Leigh Bardugo. Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country's bloody civil war - and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka's coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army. Yet with every day a dark magic within him grows stronger, threatening to destroy all he has built. With the help of a young monk and a legendary Grisha Squaller, Nikolai will journey to the places in Ravka where the deepest magic survives to vanquish the terrible legacy inside him. He will risk everything to save his country and himself. But some secrets aren't meant to stay buried--and some wounds aren't meant to heal.
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It's YOUR body…It's YOUR mind…It's YOUR choice… If you're reading this right now, you're questioning how much you drink. Maybe you know you drink way too much and you want to quit. Or maybe you're just curious. You're questioning whether you might be overdoing it a bit. No matter where you are on the drinking spectrum, you're not alone. I've been there. And thousands of people inside the This Naked Mind community have been there, too.You're probably wondering why in the world you keep drinking, even though you've made a conscious decision to cut back or quit altogether. Are you sick of waking up with a hangover, having to piece together conversations and wondering if you said or did anything embarrassing? Are you even really enjoying yourself anymore?If you've tried to give up or moderate your alcohol consumption in the past and failed, you need to know it's not your fault. There's something going on that you're probably not aware of. And once you understand it, your eyes will be opened and you'll be able to undergo this experiment in a meaningful way. It won't be just another failed attempt at willpower.Are you ready to get in on the secret?Let's go!
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'The most ingenious, informative, inimitable, individual, innovative, insightful, inspiring, instructive, intelligible, intoxicating, intricate guide to the great city that I have ever seen. Bravo!' Philip Pullman Curiocity is a London book unlike any other. Its 26 chapters weave together facts, myths, stories, riddles, essays, diagrams, illustrations and itineraries to explore every aspect of life in the capital. At the heart of each chapter is a hand-drawn map, charting everything from thecity's islands and underground spaces, to its erogenous zones and dystopian futures. Taking you from Atlas to Zones, via Congestion, Folkmoot, Pearls and Xenophilia, Curiocity will transform the way you see London. 'The greatest book about London published in modern times ... an illuminated manuscript for the 21st century city' Londonist 'Here is something different ... the literary equivalent of Sir John Soane's Museum ... quite breathtaking' The Times Literary Supplement 'Remarkable ... a nerdy Londoner's paradise ... an exquisite 450-page cross between an encyclopaedia and an artwork' Evening Standard 'Utterly extraordinary' Tom Holland 'However well you think you know London, you will discover something newon virtually every page, and the things you know well will be seen completely differently' The London Society
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Kentaro Miura's Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted manga and anime fanatics since 1989, creating an international legion of hardcore devotees and inspiring a plethora of TV series, feature films, and video games. And now the badass champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in an oversized 7" x 10" deluxe hardcover edition, nearly 700 pages amassing the first three Berserk volumes, with following volumes to come to serve up the entire series in handsome bookshelf collections. No Guts, no glory!
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A rich work with striking full colour photography by talented Barossa photographer Dragan Radocaj, Hill of Grace features images from the Henschke archives and historic lithographs showing paintings by English artist George Fife Angas who captured scenes of colonial South Australia when he visited in the 1840s. The book features Henschke Hill of Grace tasting notes from 1858 to 2012 as well as information on all Henschke single-vineyards and their most prized wines. Author Fiona MacDonald takes readers on the fascinating Henschke journey from Prussia in 1841 to today; their escape from the religious prosecution of King Friedrich Wilhelm III; their challenging journey to the bottom of the world to carve out new lives in the Australian bush and tales of the generations that lie behind the legend of Henschke wine.
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The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, mainly based on the FARMS database, presents for the first time all the non-biblical Qumran texts classified according to their genres, together with translations. The Reader consists of six individual parts.
When Adam Blake lands the best elective ever in his senior year, serving as an aide to the school psychologist, he thinks he's got it made. Sure, it means a lot of sitting around, which isn't easy for a guy with ADHD, but he can't complain, since he gets to spend the period texting all his friends. Then the doctor asks him to track down the troubled freshman who keeps dodging her, and Adam discovers that the boy is Julian--the foster brother he hasn't seen in five years. Adam is ecstatic to be reunited. At first, Julian seems like the boy he once knew. He's still kind hearted. He still writes stories and loves picture books meant for little kids. But as they spend more time together, Adam realizes that Julian is keeping secrets, like where he hides during the middle of the day, and what's really going on inside his house. Adam is determined to help him, but his involvement could cost both boys their lives. First-time novelist Robin Roe relied on life experience when writing this exquisite, gripping story featuring two lionhearted characters. Praise for A List of Cages "A remarkably gripping and moving tale of a life saved-in more than one way-by the power of friendship." -Emma Donoghue, best-selling author or Room "As inspiring as it is heartbreaking, A List of Cages is a hero story you will never forget." -Tamara Ireland Stone, best-selling author of Every Last Word "A poignant, hopeful story about loss, grief, abuse, and the transformative power of friendship." -Amber Smith
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For all the Christians facing conflict between Jesus' words and their own lives, for all the non-Christians who feel they rarely see Jesus' commands reflected in the choices of his followers, Red Letter Revolution is a blueprint for a new kind of Christianity, one consciously centered on the words of Jesus, the Bible's "red letters." Framed as a captivating dialogue between Shane Claiborne, a progressive young evangelical, and Tony Campolo, a seasoned pastor and professor of sociology, Red Letter Revolution is a life-altering manifesto for skeptics and Christians alike. It is a call to a lifestyle that considers first and foremost Jesus' explicit, liberating message of sacrificial love. Shane and Tony candidly bring the words of Jesus to bear on contemporary issues of violence, community, Islam, hell, sexuality, civil disobedience, and twenty other critical topics for people of faith and conscience today. The resulting conversations reveal the striking truth that Christians guided unequivocally by the words of Jesus will frequently reach conclusions utterly contrary to those of mainstream evangelical Christianity. If the Jesus who speaks to you through the Gospels is at odds with the Christian culture you know, if you have ever wanted to stand up and say, "I love Jesus, but that's not me," Red Letter Revolution will prove that you are not alone--you may have been a Red Letter Christian all along. Endorsements: "This book, by a young and an elderly Christian, will help you dec
Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. An LGBT+ graphic novel about life, love, and everything that happens in between - for fans of THE ART OF BEING NORMAL, Holly Bourne and LOVE, SIMON. Charlie and Nick are at the same school, but they've never met ... until one day when they're made to sit together. They quickly become friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn't think he has a chance. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realised. HEARTSTOPPER is about love, friendship, loyalty and mental illness. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie's lives that together make up something larger, which speaks to all of us. This is the first volume of HEARTSTOPPER, with more to come.
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Japanese architecture boasts some of the finest surviving wooden buildings in the world. They are the products of Japan's "Way of the Carpenter," the tradition of the master builder, his materials, his methods & his tools. This ground-breaking book describes the venerable guild system through which, until very recently, the art & craft of Japanese architecture were cultivated. It not only catalogues the tools of traditional Japanese carpentry but also explores their history & the interaction between tools, materials, & innovations in architecture through the ages, covering shrine, temple, castle, & domestic architecture. This richly illustrated book is an important reference & fascinating account of Japanese architecture & carpentry from a new perspective.
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In 2017, the luxury sports car manufacturer Ferrari, which has captivated generations of people from all over the world with its cars of exceptional quality, luxury and beauty, will celebrate its 70th anniversary. This lavishly illustrated and fully updated edition presents 65 of Ferrari's most iconic cars, and outlines the amazing evolution of the Ferrari brand, from the earliest sports cars to the most recent luxury vehicles. The latest models featured in the book include: * California T * 458 Speciale * 488 GTB * Ferrari Sergio * 488 Spider * FXX K * F12 tdf (Tour de France) * GTC4 Lusso
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Air Crash Investigation: Season 1-15 (IMPORT) Air Crash Investigation: Season 1-15 - DVD 5021456214648
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New York Times best-selling writer Warren Ellis (TRANSMETROPOLITAN, RED, THE AUTHORITY) returns to DC to curate Jim Lee's WildStorm world, resetting the WildStorm universe with new iterations of Grifter, Voodoo, the Engineer, Jenny Sparks and more!Everyone is looking up.A man has been thrown from the upper floor of a skyscraper.Angela Spica, sick from the transhuman implants she's buried in her own body--is the only person who can save him.What she doesn't know is that the act of saving that one man will tip over a vast and secret house of cards that encloses the entire world, if not the inner solar system. This is how the Wild Storm begins, and it may destroy covert power structures, secret space programs and even all of human history.Collects THE WILD STORM #1-6.
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Everyone knows Daisy Jones fThe Six. They sold out arenas from coast to coast. Their music defined an era and every girl in America idolised Daisy. But on July 12 1979, on the night of the final concert of the Aurora tour, they split. Nobody ever knew why. Until now. This is the whole story, right from the beginning- the sun-bleached streets, the grimy bars on the Sunset Strip, knowing Daisy?s moment was coming. Relive the euphoria of success and experience the terror that nothing will ever be as good again. Take the uppers so you can keep on believing, take the downers so you can sleep, eventually. Wonder who you are without the drugs or the music or the fans or the family that prop you up. Make decisions that will forever feel tough. Find beauty where you least expect it. Most of all, love like your life depends on it and believe in whatever it is you?re fighting for. It?s a true story, though everyone remembers the truth differently.
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Lying on a riverbank on a lazy summer's afternoon - 23rd June 2016, to be precise - Alice spots a flustered-looking white rabbit called Dave calling for a referendum. Following him down a rabbit-hole, she emerges into a strange new land, where up is down, black is white, experts are fools and fools are experts... She meets such characters as the Corbynpillar, who sits on a toadstool smoking his hookah and being no help to anyone; Humpty Trumpty, perched on a wall he wants the Mexicans to pay for; the Cheshire Twat, who likes to disappear leaving only his grin, a pint, and the smell of scotch eggs remaining; and the terrifying Queen of Heartlessness, who'll take off your head if you dare question her plan for Brexit. Will Alice ever be able to find anyone who speaks sense?
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Drawing and Painting Beauitful Faces is an inspiring, mixed media workbook on how to draw and paint beautiful, fashion illustration-style faces. Author Jane Davenport is a beloved artist, and popular international workshop instructor known by her thousands of students and fans for her over-the-top, enthusiastic, happy and encouraging style. In this book, she guides you step-by-step through the foundations of drawing a face, developing successful features, creating skintones, playing with bright colors, shading, highlighting and much more as you learn to create amazing mixed media portraits., Master a variety of techniques that employ pencil, marker, pen, watercolor, acrylic paint, ink, pastel, and ephemera as you happily dance your way through the exercises in this brilliant guide.
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Ever since Darth Vader's first on-screen appearance, he has become one of pop culture's most popular villains. Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A NEW HOPE into his own solo adventures - showing the Empire's war with the Rebel Alliance from the other side! But when a Dark Lord needs help, who can he turn to? As Vader pursues a very personal vengeance against the Rebels and investigates the Emperor's secret machinations, he clashes with weapons scavenger Aphra and deadly Battle Droids, and returns to Geonosis to build an army. But some very powerful people don't want him to learn the truths he seeks! Guest-starring Jabba the Hutt, Boba Fett and more!COLLECTING: Darth Vader 1-6
Traditional Japanese architecture-whether Buddhist temples or Shinto shrines, residences, castles, or teahouses-has become increasingly familiar around the world. Through the media of motion pictures, art books, T.V. documentaries and dramas such as Shogun, as well as through personal experience, more and more people have gained an acquaintance and appreciation of the architecture of premodern Japan. Some may even be able to name or recognize the oldest and the largest wooden structures in existence, which are to be found in Japan at Horyuji and Todaiji respectively. Yet often this knowledge is still rudimentary. Confusion abounds as to what distinguishes Japanese architecture from Chinese or Korean, or even Southeast Asian, not to mention what sets off a Buddhist temple from a Shinto shrine or, say, a residence of the tenth century from one of the eighteenth. Until now, there has been no recourse for those seeking, through a single book, to increase their appreciation of the whole range of traditional Japanese architecture. With the publication of What Is Japanese Architecture?, however, this situation has finally been rectified. Construction, design, carpentry, and the background of Japanese architecture, from prehistory to mid-nineteenth century, are here made available within the covers of a single, compact book. With over 300 drawings that illuminate the essentials of discussion more concretely than words could ever do, and a text that is succinct and always to the point, the book is divided into four parts-one each dealing chronologically with religious structures, residences, castles, and places of entertainment. The reader learns not only how each of these fields of architecture has evolved over the centuries and what distinguishes the buildings of one age from those of another, but something of the historical conditions and the people responsible for these changes as well as the role played by carpentry and methods of construction. The establishment and growth of the historic Japanese capitals-Nara, Kyoto, Edo-is brought sharply into focus, along with the rise and spread of other urban centers. Also highlighted are the mansions of the court nobility; the castles and residences of the samurai aristocracy; the homes of village elders; dwellings of the common people; educational institutions, and places of entertainment such as theaters, red-light districts, teahouses, and country villas. Any book that is as full of information as this, and readily accessible and clearly illustrated at the same time, will be of great interest and use to a wide range of people-architects, designers, historians, carpenters, movie buffs, tourists, garden designers, and others, whether amateur or professional. Whatever the readers' background, there is little doubt about one thing: they will emerge with an acuter eye and a greater sensitivity to the delights of traditional Japanese architecture.
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At last--the ultimate book in the renowned Heechee Saga!Advanced Heechee technology had enabled Robinette Broadhead to live after death as a machine-stored personality, enjoying his life by flitting along the wires from party to party with a host of other machine-people. But suddenly his decadent existence ends when an all powerful alien race intent on the utter destruction of all intelligent life reappears after eons of silence, and threatens the lives of all heechee and humans. Even Robin, virtually immortal and with unlimited access to millennia of accumulated data, cannot discover how to stop these aliens. It began to seem that only a face to face meeting could determine the future of the entire universe....THE HEECHEE SAGEBook One: GATEWAYBook Two: BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZONBook Three: HEECHEE RENDEZVOUSBook Four: THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEEThe Gateway Trip: TALES AND VIGNETTES OF THE HEECHEE
A robber holds up a Canadian bank but instead of stealing money he takes from each person the item of most sentimental value. As time passes the loss of these items has a dramatic effect on the victims: one discovers God under her sofa, another is attacked by her lion tattoo when it comes to life, & the wife of our narrator starts to shrink.