Ms Ice Sandwich (Japanese Novellas)
"Delightful… Kawakami’s dialogue, fluidly rendered into English by Louise Heal Kawai, captures beautifully and with great humor the eager dynamism of a child’s mind." — World Literature Today
"A subtle and endearing novella with a sweet sense of humor. Kawakami touches on loss,...
The Adventures of Tintin in the Land of the Soviets
This new facsimile reprint of the very first adventure of one of the world's most beloved cartoon characters shows Tintin's creator, the famed Belgian cartoonist Herge, just beginning to learn his craft. The story was originally created in 1929 for a children's supplement in the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtieme Siecle. Readers meet Tintin,...
Acid Christ: Ken Kesey, LSD and the Politics of Ecstasy
From the literary wonder boy to the countercultural guru whose cross-country bus trip inspired The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, this candid biography chronicles the life and times of cultural icon Ken Kesey from the 1960s through the 1980s. Presenting an incisive...
Digital Da Vinci: Computers in Music
The Digital Da Vinci book series opens with the interviews of music mogul Quincy Jones, MP3 inventor Karlheinz Brandenburg, Tommy Boy founder Tom Silverman and entertainment attorney Jay L. Cooper. A strong supporter of science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in schools, The Black Eyed Peas founding member will.i.am...
The Transvestite Achilles: Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid "Heslin's analysis convincingly shows that Statius skillfully employs the literary past to revisit familiar questions and to offer new insights. In the process, Heslin reveals a coherently intriguing and interesting Achilleid." - Charles McNelis, Georgetown University, Classical World
As we follow Achilles'...
The Motorola Xoom: Visual QuickStart Guide
Back in the early 1990s—1993, to be
exact—Apple Computer launched a
handheld computer product known as the
Newton. Interestingly, the Newton was the
first device to be called a personal digital
assistant (PDA), a term that lives on today.
Essentially, it was the first tablet computer.
The one thing that most folks...
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