Samuel Beckett and the Primacy of Love by John Keller

By John Keller

This examine is ready the principal position of the emotional global in Beckett's writing. mentioning that Beckett is "primarily approximately love", John Keller makes an intensive re-evaluation of his impression and vast recognition. The e-book examines a number of Beckettian texts, arguing that they embrace a fight to stay involved with a primal feel of inner goodness, one based on early adventure with the mum. Writing itself turns into an inner discussion, during which the reader is engaged, among a “narrative-self” and a mother.

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The Complete Cat Breed Book by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Combining cat breeds, habit, and coaching assistance in a single effortless quantity, the entire Cat Breed booklet is a necessary connection with the fundamentals of selecting and looking out after a cat.

Packed with useful recommendation on cat upkeep, from dealing with and grooming to food, workout, and overall healthiness, present and potential cat vendors will become aware of the easiest cat breed for his or her way of life. together with charts and a photographed catalog of greater than fifty cat breeds, every one profile outlining the breed's historical past, visual appeal, and temperament, in addition to coat colour diversifications and breed-specific proof, this is often the proper consultant for someone eager to bring up and nurture a cheerful cat.

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Storeys Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock by Sue Weaver

By Sue Weaver

Publish yr note: First released in 2010

Whether you're elevating miniature farm animals for meat, milk, or fiber, or protecting them as express animals or pets, you wish crucial, professional guideline and recommendation. Storey's advisor to elevating Miniature Livestock, via Sue Weaver, is the go-to-guide that takes the secret out of minis. Breeding, feeding, housing, meals, and workout, in addition to ailment prevention and remedy — this complete advisor has every thing that new and skilled farmers have to retain minis fit and efficient.

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Faceted Search (Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, by Daniel Tunkelang

By Daniel Tunkelang

We are living in a data age that calls for us, greater than ever, to symbolize, entry, and use info. during the last a number of many years, we now have constructed a latest technology and know-how for info retrieval, relentlessly pursuing the imaginative and prescient of a "memex" that Vannevar Bush proposed in his seminal article, "As We may perhaps Think." Faceted seek performs a key position during this software. Faceted seek addresses weaknesses of traditional seek ways and has emerged as a origin for interactive info retrieval. consumer reviews display that faceted seek offers better information-seeking aid to clients than best-first seek. certainly, faceted seek has develop into more and more ordinary in on-line info entry structures, relatively for e-commerce and placement seek. during this lecture, we discover the background, concept, and perform of faceted seek. even if we won't wish to be exhaustive, our goal is to supply adequate intensity and breadth to provide an invaluable source to either researchers and practitioners. simply because faceted seek is a space of curiosity to machine scientists, info scientists, interface designers, and usefulness researchers, we don't think that the reader is a consultant in any of those fields. particularly, we provide a self-contained remedy of the subject, with an intensive bibliography should you want to pursue specific features in additional intensity. desk of Contents: I. Key suggestions / advent: What Are aspects? / details Retrieval / Faceted details Retrieval / II. study and perform / educational study / advertisement purposes / III. sensible matters / Back-End issues / Front-End matters / end / thesaurus

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Bottlemania: Big Business, Local Springs, and the Battle by Elizabeth Royte

By Elizabeth Royte

“An attractive research of an unexpectedly murky substance…After you learn it you'll sip warily out of your water bottle.”—New York instances publication assessment

Bottled water is at the verge of changing into the most well-liked beverage within the state. yet what’s the cost of all this water—for us and for the surroundings? during this eye-opening ebook, Elizabeth Royte does for water what Michael Pollan did for meals: She examines the folks, machines, economies, and cultural tendencies that encompass it on its trip from far-off aquifers to our supermarkets and houses. She appears on the numerous resources of ingesting water (including the embattled Maine city that Poland Spring exports from), the chemical substances we sell off into it to make it potable, and the true ameliorations among faucet and bottled. Bottlemania is the tale of 1 of the best advertising coups of the 20th century—and probably the most troubling matters dealing with our surroundings at the present time. With a brand new afterword at the constructing matters in fresh water worldwide.

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They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45 by Milton Mayer

By Milton Mayer

"Among the various books written on Germany after the cave in of Hitler's Thousand 12 months Reich, this booklet by means of Milton Mayer is likely one of the so much readable and such a lot enlightening."—Hans Kohn, New York occasions e-book overview

"It is an interesting tale and a deeply relocating one. And it's a tale that are supposed to make humans pause and think—think not just concerning the Germans, but in addition approximately themselves."—Ernest S. Pisko, Christian technology visual display unit

"Writing as a liberal American journalist of German descent and Jewish spiritual persuasion Mr. Mayer aims—and within the opinion of this reviewer principally succeeds—at scrupulous equity and unsparing honesty. it really is this that offers his booklet its muscular punch."—Walter L. Dorn, Saturday overview

"Once back the German challenge is on the heart of our politics. No greater, or extra humane, or extra literate dialogue of its underlying nature may be had than during this book."—August Heckscher, ny bring in Tribune

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You Can Tell Just by Looking: And 20 Other Myths About LGBT by Ann Pellegrini, Michael Bronski, Michael Amico

By Ann Pellegrini, Michael Bronski, Michael Amico

Breaks down the main in general held misconceptions approximately lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender humans and their lives.

In “You Can inform simply by Looking” 3 students and activists come jointly to unpack enduring, renowned, and deeply held myths approximately lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender humans, tradition, and lifestyles in the USA. Myths, similar to “All Religions Condemn Homosexuality” and “Transgender individuals are Mentally Ill,” were used to justify discrimination and oppression of LGBT humans. Others, comparable to “Homosexuals Are Born That Way,” were embraced via LGBT groups and their allies. In discussing and dispelling those myths—including gay-positive ones—the authors problem readers to question their very own ideals and to grapple with the complexities of what it skill to be queer within the broadest social, political, and cultural experience.

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The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools & Methods by Charles McRaven

By Charles McRaven

Here's every little thing you want to recognize to make and service your individual steel instruments, home items, undefined, or farm gear. uncomplicated and transparent directions, supplemented by means of step by step images, exhibit the right way to construct a forge, make or gather instruments, and use these instruments to create goods of lasting good looks and sturdiness.

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Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential by Tom Kelley, David Kelley

By Tom Kelley, David Kelley

IDEO founder and Stanford author David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO associate and the writer of the bestselli[b]ng The artwork of Innovation, have written a robust and compelling e-book on unleashing the creativity that lies inside of each one in every of us.[/b]

Too frequently, businesses and members imagine that creativity and innovation are the area of the "creative types."  But of the prime specialists in innovation, layout, and creativity on the earth convey us that every and each  one people is artistic.  In a very interesting and encouraging narrative that pulls on numerous tales from their paintings at IDEO, the Stanford, and with a few of the world's most sensible businesses, David and Tom Kelley establish the foundations and methods that would let us faucet into our artistic strength in our paintings lives, and in our own lives, and make allowance us to innovate when it comes to how we process and clear up difficulties.  It is a booklet that would aid each one folks be extra effective and profitable in our lives and in our careers. 

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