The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
"Rich and compelling. . .Lynskey’s account of the reach of 1984 is revelatory.”
--George Packer, The Atlantic
An authoritative, wide-ranging, and incredibly timely history of 1984--its literary sources, its composition by Orwell, its deep and lasting effect on...
Eclipse for Dummies That’s what New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia said back in 1934. Not
many people understood the meaning or the impact of Mayor LaGuardia’s
statement, because he said it in Latin. (“E finita la cuccagna,” said the mayor.)
But today, most people agree with the spirit of LaGuardia’s proclamation.
Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition
How do we determine right from wrong? Conscience illuminates the answer through science and philosophy.
In her brilliant work Touching a Nerve, Patricia S. Churchland, the distinguished founder of neurophilosophy, drew from scientific research on the brain to understand its...
Diagrammatic Reasoning in AI
This book is really the end product of over a decade of work, on and off, on
diagrammatic reasoning in artificial intelligence (AI). In developing this book, I
drew inspiration from a variety of sources: two experimental studies, the development
of two prototype systems, an extensive literature review and analysis in
BlackBerry Pearl For Dummies (Computer/Tech) Manage your contacts, appointments, e-mail, and media
Find out how to do a string of things with your BlackBerry Pearl!
It's a fact — your BlackBerry Pearl can do almost anything except bake a pie — but you can use it to e-mail a recipe!
eBay Listings That Sell For Dummies (Computer/Tech)
Discover the tricks top sellers use to grab attention
Create your own unique eBay selling pages with time-tested techniques
So you know your way around eBay, but you're not getting the highest bids for your items? Maybe your listings need a makeover! Here are all the...
Network+ Exam Prep 2 (Exam Prep N10-003)
Attention Network+ Candidates: Stop spending valuable study time sorting through confusing study aids. Network + Exam Prep 2 is the ultimate self-study guide for the Network + exam. Featuring exercises, self-assessments, study strategies, exam tips and notes, this comprehensive guide will help you understand the concepts behind...
Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks On the evening of February 2, 1864, Confederate Commander John Taylor Wood led 250 sailors in two launches and twelve boats to capture the USS Underwriter, a side-wheel steam gunboat anchored on the Neuse River near New Bern, North Carolina. During the ensuing fifteen-minute battle, nine Union crewmen lost their lives, twenty were wounded,...
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