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The Garden Party

by Katherine Mansfield

A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection An afternoon at the Sheridan's garden party will be perfect. Darling Laura is doing a marvelous job negotiating with the band, workmen, cook, and florist who appears with an unexpected delivery, all without her mother's help. But, distressing news reaches the house just before lunch. A young man from one of the sordid little cottages down the lane was killed in an accident, and suddenly Laura can't imagine proceeding with the party. From Katherine Mansfield, one of the most talented and pioneering masters of the short story in English, of whom Virginia Woolf once wrote: "I was jealous of her writing--the only writing I have ever been jealous of," "The Garden Party" is an exquisite paragon of the form. An ebook short.

Freestyle with Avery

by Annie Bryant

Hey, sports fans! Avery here, comin' at you live from Colorado, home of my dad-and the first-ever Telluride Snurfer Snowboarding Competition! With mascot dog Marty at my side, I'm totally psyched to compete. But this trip is getting CRAAAZY. As in Crazie Kazie, the all-star boarder who wants to win as much as I do. The only thing crazier is her cat, Farkle...aka Franken-cat! I just might score some coaching tips from a certain celeb. And shout-out to my new friend, Jason-he loves animals, like me. You won't believe the creature he's keeping in his shed...it's almost ready to be released into the wild. Shred on, Avery

Hölderlin's Hymns "Germania" and "The Rhine"

by Martin Heidegger William Mcneill Julia Ireland

Martin Heidegger's 1934-1935 lectures on Friedrich Hölderlin's hymns "Germania" and "The Rhine" are considered the most significant among Heidegger's lectures on Hölderlin. Coming at a crucial time in his career, the text illustrates Heidegger's turn toward language, art, and poetry while reflecting his despair at his failure to revolutionize the German university and his hope for a more profound revolution through the German language, guided by Hölderlin's poetry. These lectures are important for understanding Heidegger's changing relation to politics, his turn toward Nietzsche, his thinking about the German language, and his breakthrough to a new kind of poetic thinking. First published in 1980 as volume 39 of Heidegger's Complete Works, this graceful and rigorous English-language translation will be widely discussed in continental philosophy and literary theory.

Coding For Dummies

by Nikhil Abraham

Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro No coding experience is required for Coding For Dummies,your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge inwriting computer code for web, application, and softwaredevelopment. It doesn't matter if you've dabbled in coding or neverwritten a line of code, this book guides you through the basics.Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS, andJavaScript, it explains in plain English how coding works and whyit's needed.Online exercises developed by Codecademy, a leading online codetraining site, help hone coding skills and demonstrate results asyou practice.The site provides an environment where you can try out tutorialsbuilt into the text and see the actual output from your coding.You'll also gain access to end-of-chapter challenges to apply newlyacquired skills to a less-defined assignment. So what are youwaiting for?The current demand for workers with coding and computer scienceskills far exceeds the supplyTeaches the foundations of web development languages in aneasy-to-understand formatOffers unprecedented opportunities to practice basic codinglanguagesReaders can access online hands-on exercises and end-of-chapterassessments that develop and test their new-found skillsIf you're a student looking for an introduction to the basicconcepts of coding or a professional looking to add new skills,Coding For Dummies has you covered.

Social Security For Dummies

by Jonathan Peterson

The easy way to get a handle on Social SecurityAre you or a loved one looking to understand how Social Security benefits work? Social Security For Dummies helps you better understand and navigate the U.S. Social Security Administration, covering important topics such as how benefits are funded and distributed, the various Social Security options and how to qualify, and deciding when to start accepting Social Security benefits.Additionally, it explains the history, regulations, and significant changes to U.S. Social Security, as well as considerations for the future of the program.Advice for ensuring you're receiving your maximum benefitsGives you a thorough breakdown of how benefits are determined and what programs are sponsored by the Social Security AdministrationCovers challenges and considerations for those with special circumstancesWhether you're receiving Social Security benefits, helping someone who is, or thinking about beginning to accept benefits yourself, Social Security For Dummies is a must-have resource for navigating this complicated (and sometimes confusing) landscape.

Investing For Dummies

by Eric Tyson

Invest in your financial future with this valuable, popular, and easy-to-use guide This latest edition of Investing For Dummies is infused with new and updated material to help you ramp up your portfolio today! This includes time-tested advice, updates to investing recommendations, and strategies that reflect changing market conditions. Investing may be an intimidating prospect, but this resource will serve as your primer on all aspects of the topic, including how to develop and manage a portfolio, invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate, open a small business, and understand the critical tax implications of your investing decisions. Updates have been made to sections on investing resources, health insurance, retirement planning, and investment options, among others. Investing For Dummies, 7th Edition will help ease you into investing confidently. Dive into the new content to get sage advice regardless of where you are in your investment planning stage--beginning to develop plans, investing through a company 401(k), or seeking to shore up your nest egg prior to retirement, this book covers it all. Addresses all aspects of investing, including how to develop and manage a portfolio that includes various investment instruments Features expanded and updated coverage on investing resources, retirement planning, tax laws, investment options, and real estate Offers time-tested advice and strategies from Eric Tyson, a nationally-recognized personal finance counselor and bestselling author If you're looking to get sound guidance and trusted investment strategies, Investing For Dummies sets you up to take control of your investment options.

Nannyland

by Jane Elizabeth Hughes

This delightful, romantic debut follows a sophisticated Manhattanite who trades her fast-paced Wall Street life for the English countryside, and unexpectedly becomes a nanny to the children of a widowed British lord. Who is as infuriating as he is intriguing...Jordy Greene has it all--the high-powered job, the high-octane New York lifestyle, the powerful lover--until she's suddenly forced to flee the city. Running to avoid false charges of illegal trading and a destructive relationship, Jordy escapes to England. There she finds refuge in a cottage on the estate of the icy Lord John Grey--a descendant of the Nine Day Queen, Lady Jane Grey. The four rambunctious Grey children are in desperate need of a nanny, and Jordy is in desperate need of a purpose--so they plunge into an investigation of the Tudor queen's mysterious life and shocking death. Amid flying subpoenas, willful adolescents, outraged aristocrats, and an unexpected attraction to Lord Grey, Jordy struggles to regain control of her life. In the midst of the chaos, can she find the kind of happiness she'd never thought to have? If The Sound of Music and The Wolf of Wall Street had a child, it would be the captivating Nannyland!

Nationalizing France's Army: Foreign, Black, and Jewish Troops in the French Military, 1715-1831

by Christopher J. Tozzi

Before the French Revolution, tens of thousands of foreigners served in France's army. They included troops from not only all parts of Europe but also places as far away as Madagascar, West Africa, and New York City. Beginning in 1789, the French revolutionaries, driven by a new political ideology that placed "the nation" at the center of sovereignty, began aggressively purging the army of men they did not consider French, even if those troops supported the new regime. Such efforts proved much more difficult than the revolutionaries anticipated, however, owing to both their need for soldiers as France waged war against much of the rest of Europe and the difficulty of defining nationality cleanly at the dawn of the modern era. Napoleon later faced the same conundrums as he vacillated between policies favoring and rejecting foreigners from his army. It was not until the Bourbon Restoration, when the modern French Foreign Legion appeared, that the French state established an enduring policy on the place of foreigners within its armed forces. By telling the story of France's noncitizen soldiers--who included men born abroad as well as Jews and blacks whose citizenship rights were subject to contestation--Christopher Tozzi sheds new light on the roots of revolutionary France's inability to integrate its national community despite the inclusionary promise of French republicanism. Drawing on a range of original, unpublished archival sources, Tozzi also highlights the linguistic, religious, cultural, and racial differences that France's experiments with noncitizen soldiers introduced to eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French society.Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an Outstanding Work of Scholarship in Eighteenth-Century Studies

Guitar For Dummies

by Hal Leonard Corporation Mark Phillips Jon Chappell

The bestselling guide now updated with video demonstrations and audio tracks online The guitar is one of the most versatile instruments in the world, which is why it's so appealing to musicians. Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you everything a beginning or intermediate acoustic or electric guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it. Fully revised and updated, with online video and audio clips that help you learn and play along, you'll explore everything from simple chords and melodies to more challenging exercises that are designed to satisfy players of all levels. Additionally, new players can dive into the basics of guitar and accessory selection. Whether you prefer the cool sounds of the acoustic or the edgier tones of the electric, your guitar will get a lot of use as you play your way through the lessons presented in this integral book. But your journey doesn't stop at the last page! With an updated multimedia component, you have access to more than 80 online videos and 35 audio tracks that help build your talent. Play along with online videos and audio tracks to develop and reinforce your new skills Tune your guitar, change strings, and make simple repairs to keep your instrument in working order Choose the right guitar and equipment for your needs Explore numerous musical styles, including rock, blues, jazz, and country Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition guides you in the development of your strumming talent-and who knows where that can take you!

Chemistry For Dummies

by John T. Moore

See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleumWe're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young?Now there's a fun, easy way to learn basic chemistry. Whether you're studying chemistry in school and you're looking for a little help making sense of what's being taught in class, or you're just into learning new things, Chemistry For Dummies gets you rolling with all the basics of matter and energy, atoms and molecules, acids and bases, and much more!Tracks a typical chemistry course, giving you step-by-step lessons you can easily graspPacked with basic chemistry principles and time-saving tips from chemistry professorsReal-world examples provide everyday context for complicated topicsFull of modern, relevant examples and updated to mirror current teaching methods and classroom protocols, Chemistry For Dummies puts you on the fast-track to mastering the basics of chemistry.

Karen's Leprechaun (Baby-Sitters Little Sister #59)

by Ann M. Martin

Karen's going to be in the St Patrick's Day parade. The parade director is a funny little man, who tells Karen that he's a leprechaun.

Fierce Hearts: The Complete Series

by Lynn Crandall

An epic showdown will pit love against evil in this shapeshifter romance series as the were-lynx colony faces off with the all-powerful Nexus Group determined to wipe them out. Only the strong and dedicated will survive - and only those willing to risk it all will find their soul mates in this thrilling and value-priced digital collection.Secrets: Casey Mitchell has always kept his identity as a were-lynx secret. But he's drawn to Michelle Slade, and when he begins to help investigate the circumstances surrounding a mysterious disappearance, the situation soon spins out of control. Their survival depends on trusting each other with secrets better left unspoken. Will these two lonely souls triumph and find true love . . . or lose everything?Cravings: A victim of kidnapping and torture, were-lynx Kennedy is suspicious of everyone and unsure of her path forward. Sportswriter and were-bobcat Asher Monroe has been trying desperately to ferret out the truth behind why the sinister Nexus Group is kidnapping and experimenting on were-cats. As their need for the truth takes them into escalating danger, they discover explosive secrets that could bring Kennedy and Asher together - or rip them apart forever.Heartfelt: When investigative reporter and were-lynx Asia Blue suspects the Nexus Group is behind her mother's disappearance, she reaches out to former friend and colony mate Conrad Pike, now an investment banker and serial heartbreaker. They must once again join forces to save their tribe, but will this strong-minded duo risk opening up their hearts and owning up to their long-simmering attraction?Probabilities: Bubbly were-lynx Tizzy Sands planned to teach kindergarten, eventually marry, and start a family. But cancer changed that goal, and she's now determined to take down the nefarious Nexus Group - and steer clear of any romantic involvements. Quinn Arons's genius IQ makes him the least socially skilled were-lynx in the colony, but he might just be the man to show Tizzy there's more to life than saving their world.Unstoppable: When veterinarian Lara Monroe's fellow colony cat - and secret crush - Booker Chase needs help, she's willing to use her special healing touch to help him survive his emotional hell. As a top-notch physician, he's not convinced anything can repair his soul, broken from the loss of his wife and burdened with PTSD from his service in Afghanistan, but Lara is showing him flashes of what might be. But they can't grab this second chance at love unless the colony takes its biggest risk of all to shut down the Nexus Group forever.Sensuality Level: Sensual

Beyond the Ballroom: 6 Historical Romances

by Linda Kepner Cody Young Jenny Jacobs Rue Allyn Pema Donyo Marie Patrick

Ready for a change of pace from Regency London's ton? Then check out the captivating and diverse historical romances in this digital bundle. From the Wild West to medieval times, against the backdrop of India's struggle for independence and America's turbulent sixties, these couples defy the conventions and constraints of their times and risk everything to end up in each other's arms.A Kiss in the Shadows: Driven by his single-minded mission to make the man who killed his brother pay, Brock MacDermott rides from town to town on a lonely quest, careful to keep emotional attachments at arm's length - until young, beautiful Stevie Rae Buchanan insists on joining his hunt to exact her own revenge. There's no room for romance when you're chasing down a dangerous criminal, but when undeniable feelings develop between them, Stevie Rae and Brock must decide whether justice is worth sacrificing everything else.Revolutionary Hearts: To complete his mission in India's fight for independence, General Carton - a.k.a. U.S. undercover operative Warren Khan - must hide both his true objective and his heritage. But once he meets the captivating Parineeta, who holds the key to both his freedom and capturing her brother, a suspected anarchist, he finds the subterfuge more difficult than anticipated.Knight Errant: Beguine follower Juliana Verault holds the key to upending the power structure throughout Europe - a letter from the pope that could radically change the church's stance on women - but only if she can dodge the bounty hunter her cousin, King Edward I of England, has sent for her. Sir Robert Clarwyn has never failed to bring home his target before . . . but he has also never encountered a quarry like Lady Juliana.Katie's Hero: Katie's got a guilty secret and she's hiding out in London. Michael is a handsome young pilot who likes to play the hero, especially when there's a pretty girl involved, but duty calls him away just when Katie needs him the most. Wounded and full of regrets, he's not sure she'll give him a second glance. Tom is a lovable rogue, or that's what he likes to think. He's touring the world at the army's expense, but he's missing Katie more every day. This wonderful WWII love triangle will enthrall readers.Second Chance: Times are tight in 1969 for Bishou Howard, so she accepts a job as an interpreter for an attendee at a university conference. Louis Dessant, a French-speaking tobacco millionaire from Reunion Island, is attractive, wealthy - and carries a dark secret she accidentally begins to unravel. As the feelings between them build, she takes a risk and travels halfway around the world to his tropical island to get to the bottom of the enigma. But will Louis welcome her, or was this a monumental mistake?The Winter Promise: In the fall of 1053, Lady Imma has one loyalty: to help her uncle, the king of Wales, win his war against the English. Lord Robert, the steward of Wessex, has one loyalty as well: to keep his beloved Wessex safe from enemies. When she is forced to seek shelter in his keep, they must decide if they can listen to their hearts - or if they would be wiser never to trust each other.Sensuality Level: Sensual

The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction

by Henry T. Greely

Within 40 years many people will stop having sex for reproduction. After IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, parents will pick embryos for implantation, gestation, and birth. It will be easy, safe, lawful, and free, Henry Greely predicts. He explains the new technologies and sets out the deep ethical and legal challenges facing humanity.

The Presence of Men

by Francesca Marciano

A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection Lara moved to a little undiscovered village in southern Italy to find a respite from her newly divorced life in Rome. She works hard to find approval and eventually befriends an elderly, local seamstress, Mina. But, when her brother comes to visit, he brings along an uproarious film star who threatens to disrupt her newly quaint, yet happy, existence. From brilliant young Italian screenwriter Francesca Marciano, this is a meticulous, evocative portrait of a woman who seeks and learns to find peace and reestablish her sense of home away from the damaging intrusions of men. Invoking the sights, sounds, and intimacy of southern Italy, "The Presence of Men" is selected from The Other Language, the extraordinary debut collection from one of Italy's finest new female writers. An ebook short.

Sotto Voce (TCG Edition)

by Nilo Cruz

"The poetry of Cruz's writing is what those who love his work cite most often about his style, and Sotto Voce has that. Yet it also contains passages that are realistic, whimsical, sensual and heartbreaking. Cruz may be that rarity, a poet of the stage, but he is first and foremost a dramatist."--The Miami HeraldAriel Strauss, a Jewish Cuban man, strives to explore his cultural history when he encounters Bemadette Kahn, an older woman and famed novelist who seeks to relive hers. Cruz's passionate romantic drama takes place in a dreamscape, somewhere between history and memory, present and past. Sotto Voce is a work of dramatic poetry and an imaginative exploration of nostalgia and the ensuing heartbreak it comes with.Nilo Cruz was the first Latino playwright to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Anna in the Tropics. His other plays include Night Train to Bolina, Dancing on her Knees, A Park in Our House, Two Sisters and a Piano, The Color of Desire, Hurricane, A Bicycle Country, Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams, Lorca in a Green Dress, Beauty of the Father, and translations of Lorca's Doña Rosita the Spinster and The House of Bernarda Alba. He is the third recipient of the Greenfield Prize, a $30,000 grant to produce new work.

Nation-States: Consciousness and Competition

by Neil Davidson

In his latest collection of essays, Neil Davidson brings his formidable analytical powers to bear on the concept of the capitalist nation-state. Through probing inquiry, Davidson draws out how nationalist ideology and consciousness is used to bind the subordinate classes to "the nation," while simultaneously using "the state" as a means of conducting geopolitical competition for capital.

Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity

by Alison Flowers

Through intimate portraits of four exonerated prisoners, journalist Alison Flowers explores what happens to innocent people when the state flings open the jailhouse door and tosses them back, empty-handed into the unknown. From the front lines of the wrongful conviction capital of the United States-Cook County, Ill.-these stories reveal serious gaps in the criminal justice system. Flowers depicts the collateral damage of wrongful convictions on families and communities, challenging the deeper problem of mass incarceration in the United States. As she tells each exoneree's powerful story, Flowers vividly shows that release from prison, though sometimes joyous and hopeful, is not a Hollywood ending-or an ending at all. Rather, an exoneree's first unshackled steps are the beginning of a new journey full of turmoil and triumph.Based on Chicago Public Media's yearlong multimedia series-a finalist for a national Online Journalism Award-this narrative piece of investigative journalism tells profoundly human stories of reclaiming one's life, overcoming adversity, and searching for purpose-at times with devastating consequences and courageous breakthroughs.

Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown

by Richard D. Wolff

Praise for Richard Wolff and Democracy at Work:"Richard Wolff's constructive and innovative ideas suggest new and promising foundations for much more authentic democracy and sustainable and equitable development, ideas that can be implemented directly and carried forward. A very valuable contribution in troubled times."--Noam Chomsky"Richard Wolff is the leading socialist economist in the country. This book is required reading for anyone concerned about a fundamental transformation of the ailing capitalist economy!"--Cornel West"Bold, thoughtful, transformative-a powerful and challenging vision that takes us beyond both corporate capitalism and state socialism. Richard Wolff at his best!"--Gar AlperovitzWhile most mainstream commentators view the crisis that provoked the Great Recession as having passed, these essays from Richard Wolff paint a far less rosy picture. Drawing attention to the extreme downturn in most of capitalism's old centers, the unequal growth in its new centers, and the resurgence of a global speculative bubble, Wolff--in his uniquely accessible style--makes the case that the crisis should be grasped not as a passing moment, but as an evolving stage in capitalism's history.Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Visiting Professor at the New School in New York. Wolff's recent work has concentrated on analyzing the causes and alternative solutions to the global economic crisis. His groundbreaking book Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism inspired the creation of Democracy at Work, a nonprofit organization dedicated to showing how and why to make democratic workplaces real.

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

by Ocean Vuong

Winner of the 2016 Whiting AwardOne of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2016"One of Lit Hub's "10 must-read poetry collections for April""Reading Vuong is like watching a fish move: he manages the varied currents of English with muscled intuition. His poems are by turns graceful and wonderstruck. His lines are both long and short, his pose narrative and lyric, his diction formal and insouciant. From the outside, Vuong has fashioned a poetry of inclusion."-The New Yorker"Night Sky with Exit Wounds establishes Vuong as a fierce new talent to be reckoned with...This book is a masterpiece that captures, with elegance, the raw sorrows and joys of human existence."-Buzzfeed's "Most Exciting New Books of 2016""This original, sprightly wordsmith of tumbling pulsing phrases pushes poetry to a new level...A stunning introduction to a young poet who writes with both assurance and vulnerability. Visceral, tender and lyrical, fleet and agile, these poems unflinchingly face the legacies of violence and cultural displacement but they also assume a position of wonder before the world."-2016 Whiting Award citation"Night Sky with Exit Wounds is the kind of book that soon becomes worn with love. You will want to crease every page to come back to it, to underline every other line because each word resonates with power."-LitHub"Vuong's powerful voice explores passion, violence, history, identity-all with a tremendous humanity."-Slate"In his impressive debut collection, Vuong, a 2014 Ruth Lilly fellow, writes beauty into-and culls from-individual, familial, and historical traumas. Vuong exists as both observer and observed throughout the book as he explores deeply personal themes such as poverty, depression, queer sexuality, domestic abuse, and the various forms of violence inflicted on his family during the Vietnam War. Poems float and strike in equal measure as the poet strives to transform pain into clarity. Managing this balance becomes the crux of the collection, as when he writes, 'Your father is only your father/ until one of you forgets. Like how the spine/ won't remember its wings/ no matter how many times our knees/ kiss the pavement.'"-Publishers Weekly"What a treasure [Ocean Vuong] is to us. What a perfume he's crushed and rendered of his heart and soul. What a gift this book is."-Li-Young LeeTorso of AirSuppose you do change your life.& the body is more thana portion of night-sealedwith bruises. Suppose you woke& found your shadow replacedby a black wolf. The boy, beautiful & gone. So you take the knife to the wallinstead. You carve & carveuntil a coin of light appears& you get to look in, at last,on happiness. The eyestaring back from the other side-waiting.Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Ocean Vuong attended Brooklyn College. He is the author of two chapbooks as well as a full-length collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds. A 2014 Ruth Lilly Fellow and winner of the 2016 Whiting Award, Ocean Vuong lives in New York City, New York.

Magyarázni

by Helen Hajnoczky

The word "magyarázni" (pronounced MAUDE-yar-az-knee) means "to explain" in Hungarian, but translates literally as "make it Hungarian." This faux-Hungarian language primer, written in direct address, invites readers to experience what it's like to be "made Hungarian" by growing up with a parent who immigrated to North America as a refugee. In forty-five folk-art visual poems each paired with a written poem, Hajnoczky reveals the beauty and tension of first-generation cultural identity.Helen Hajnoczky's first book of poetry was Poets and Killers: A Life in Advertising (Snare, 2010). Her work has appeared in poetry anthologies, magazines, and chapbooks. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Hidden Summit

by Robyn Carr

Sick of running into her cheery ex-husband and his new wife, Leslie Petruso accepts a job at the Virgin River branch of Haggerty Construction and takes the high road right out of town. Now she's got Paul Haggerty's business running like a well-oiled machine. In fact, things are so busy Paul jumps at the chance to hire an extra set of hands.Just like Leslie, Conner Danson has been burned by love. But if Leslie was disappointed by her relationship going bad, Conner was decimated. He's got no time for women...although he spends an awful lot of time pretending not to notice Leslie. And she's pretty busy "ignoring" the chemistry between them.According to Conner and Leslie, they have only one thing in common-they're done with love. But everyone in Virgin River can see that things are heating up at Haggerty Construction. And as far as Paul Haggerty can tell, the best thing he can do is hang on to his hard hat and watch the sparks fly!

Straight to the Head

by Fraser Nixon

In this fast and furious crime novel set in 1983, a sex worker named Irina absconds with a shipment of drugs and $300,000 in dirty money, setting into motion a wild chain reaction involving bounty hunters, corrupt cops, low-brow scammers, and her bewildered, straight-laced ex-husband. Add to this devil's brew the intoxicating settings of sushi bars, nightclubs, and New Wave art galleries circa the mid-eighties, and you get Straight to the Head: a beguiling, funny novel that blows the roof off traditional crime fiction.Fraser Nixon is the author of The Man Who Killed, shortlisted for the Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award.

Epigenetics: The Death of the Genetic Theory of Disease Transmission

by Gerhard N. Schrauzer Jeffrey S. Bland Ma Lan Joel D. Wallach

WHAT IS EPIGENETICS? Epigenetics is an emerging field of science that studies alterations in gene expression caused by factors other than changes in the DNA sequence. Epigenetics: The Death of the Genetic Theory of Disease Transmission is the result of decades of research and its findings that could be as critical to our understanding of human health as Pasteur's research in bacteriology. Dr. Joel "Doc" Wallach has dedicated his life work to identifying connections between certain nutritional deficiencies and a range of maladies, formerly thought to be hereditary, including Cystic Fibrosis and Muscular Dystrophy. This nexus between nutrition and so-called genetic disease has been observed in both humans and primates, and it is the central theme of Epigenetics. To bring us Epigenetics, Wallach has teamed with noted scholars Dr. Ma Lan and Dr. Gerhard N. Schrauzer. Their collective expertise gives this book its far reaching perspective. Epigenetics is of vital importance to anyone who wants real knowledge about how the human body functions, and it provides a path for better health. Epigentics dispels the dogma and misinformation propagated by medical institutions and doctors resistant to change. Epigenetics is the beginning of a new era of well-being on this planet.

Women's Quotations for Successful Living

by Sarah Coleman Caroline Lalive Carmichael Howard A. Levin

Women's Quotations for Successful Living is a gift of pure inspiration. Bringing together the wisdom, humor, and love of over six hundred women, this compilation will guide, uplift, and then spur you to your greatest potential. Exalt in the messages of success, answer the call to greatness, the entreaty for passionate lives. The dedication, hard work, and perseverance of these extraordinary women will drive you to accept nothing less than your best possible existence. The words of these successful women-including world leaders, actors, artists, athletes, executives, explorers, adventurers, and authors-is provided with all sources cited. This allows the reader the freedom to easily examine each quote's origin and gather the deeper meaning available within this wider context. Allow these remarkable women to accompany you on your journey to a better you.

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