Uglies Book Review
Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that? Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license -- for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise...
Publisher : Simon Pulse
published : 2006
An exciting new anthology from the journal Time magazine called "the biggest 'little magazine' in history." To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the venerable Paris Review , Picador is proud to publish a unique anthology based on the themes of modern life. Like the work of the writers included, this book will inspire a dizzying range...
Publisher : Picador
published : 2003
In† The Book, ¬†Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are. The illusion that we are isolated beings, unconnected to the rest of the universe, has led us to view the ?outside?...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2011
Will empower readers to address abuse issues in their own lives and move them to understand the resulting deep emotional matrix that results from abuse and the incredible power of an individual?s ability to recover and embrace life.
Publisher : Easton Studio Press, LLC
published : 2011
Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, Shane Book¬ís collection, Ceiling of Sticks, is a powerful and unflinching sort of documentary poetics. It bears elegiac witness to the effects of global politics on individual lives. Book¬ís poems carry us to Uganda, Ghana, Mali, Trinidad, and Canada¬ís west coast; from a religious sacrifice...
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
published : 2010
Tracing the history of the book throughout the world from ancient times to the present day, this reference draws on the widely acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Book. It contains 51 articles from the Companion plus 3 new articles in one affordable volume. This is a treasure-trove for anyone wanting to learn more about the history of the book.
Publisher : OUP Oxford
published : 2013
Formal Language Theory: Perspectives and Open Problems focuses on the trends and major open problems on the formal language theory. The selection first ponders on the methods for specifying families of formal languages, open problems about regular languages, and generators of cones and cylinders. Discussions focus on cylinders of algebraic languages,...
Publisher : Elsevier Science
published : 2014
Of course, books and journals are still very important, whether ?brick? or ?click.? As a quarterly, On the Horizon exists in both brick and click space. Its contents are formulaically abstracted so that they can be easily searched for and found on the Internet. The books which it purposefully seeks out and reviews are varied in nature, but hopefully...
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing Limited
published : 2006
Rapid Solidification Processing of molten metals and alloys has proved to be a reliable route for producing new and advanced materials. The Chill-Block Melt Spin (CBMS) technique is important because its simplicity, flexibility and perfection. High quality materials can be produced with lower costs, as compared to other routes, by refining the microstructure...
Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
published : 2012