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Novels

Specimen Days, A Novel

In each section of Michael Cunningham’s bold new novel, his first since The Hours, we encounter the same group of characters: a young boy, an older man, and a young woman. “In the Machine” is a ghost story that takes place at the height of the industrial revolution, as human beings confront the alienating realities…

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Jane Austen in Boca, A Novel

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a nice Jewish widower must be in want of a wife. Jane Austen centered her classic novels of manners around “three or four families in a country village.” So does Paula Marantz Cohen in her novel, a witty twist on Pride and Prejudice–except this time, the “village” is…

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Trapeze, A Novel

A propulsive novel of World War II espionage by the author of New York Times best seller The Glass Room. Barely out of school and doing her bit for the British war effort, Marian Sutro has one quality that makes her stand out—she is a native French speaker. It is this that attracts the attention…

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Behind Closed Doors, A Novel

For twenty years, they had been closer than sisters, sharing girlhood secrets, their hopes and dreams for the future—and a soul-searing promise. Melissa was the only one who knew what had really happened to Jannie beyond the sacred walls of the Mormon Temple the night that changed her life forever…. UNTIL HER BEST FRIEND VANISHED…

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Thomas Hardy’s Novel Universe, Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the Post-Darwinian World

In the first book-length study of astronomy in Hardy’s writing, historian of science and literary scholar Pamela Gossin offers complex and inspired readings of seven novels that enrich previous Darwinian, feminist and formalist perspectives on his work. S

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Watergate, A Novel

A retelling of the Watergate scandal, as seen through a kaleidoscope of its colorful perpetrators and investigators.

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Atlas of Novel Tectonics

Architects Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto have been generating some of the most provocative thinking in the field for nearly twenty years. With Atlas of Novel Tectonics, Reiser+Umemoto hone in on the many facets of architecture and illuminate their theories with great thought and simplicity. The Atlas is organized as an accumulation of short chapters…

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Sports books

Who’s Playing College Sports?, Trends in Participation

This study provides the most accurate and comprehensive examination of participation trends to date. We analyze data from almost every higher education institution in the country and utilize data and methods that are free of the shortcomings present in previous research on this subject. A 10-year NCAA sample containing 738 NCAA colleges and universities is…

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Scientific books

Science and Technology Management

This new book on Science and Technology Management is the result of a 4day Advanced NATO Workshop held in Sinala, Romania and addresses an important subject in today s fast moving world. Technology development, competitively and resulting employment, priorities and budget distribution, globalisation and evaluation processes, government s role and incentives, industrial participation, innovation and…

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Scientific books

Science and Practice of Strength Training

This edition examines fundamental concepts and principles practitioners need to understand in order to make decisions on what might be appropriate in the programme design for their athletes. An integration of coaching theory and scientific underpinnings, this book is useful for those interested in muscular strength.