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September
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice - Shunryu SuzukiA respected Zen master in Japan & founder of the San Francisco Zen Center, Shunryu Suzuki has blazed a path in American Buddhism like few others. He is the master who climbs down from the pages of the koan books & answers your questions face to face. If not face to face, you can at least find the answers as recorded in Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, a transcription of juicy excerpts from his lectures. From diverse topics such as transience of the world, sudden enlightenment, & the nuts & bolts of meditation, Suzuki always returns to the idea of beginner's mind, a recognition that our
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September
The Haskell School of Expression: Learning Functional Programming Through Multimedia - Paul HudakFunctional programming is a style of programming that emphasizes the use of functions (in contrast to object-oriented programming, which emphasizes the use of objects). It has become popular in recent years because of its simplicity, conciseness, and clarity. This book teaches functional programming as a way of thinking and problem solving, using Haskell, the most popular purely functional language. Rather than using the conventional (boring) mathematical examples commonly found in other programming language textbooks, the author uses examples drawn from multimedia applications, including
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September
Wynar's Introduction to Cataloging and Classification - Arlene G. TaylorIn this landmark edition of the classic work, Taylor offers you a complete, up-to-date, and practical guide to the world of cataloging and classification as it stands at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The new edition emphasizes online catalogs and cataloging, with all the attendant terminology. Also included in the work are the 1998 revision of AACR2, MARC 21, the 21st edition of Dewey Decimal Classification, current schedules of the LC Classifications, the latest Library of Congress Subject Headings, and the 17th edition of Sears List of Subject Headings. In addition, Taylor addresses
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September
Women Want More: How to Capture Your Share of the World's Largest, Fastest-Growing Market - Michael J. Silverstein, John Butman, Kate SayreIn our current economic crisis, companies everywhere will begin reexamining their strategies for finding new ways to target customers. With women responsible for 64% of household spending and accounting for an astonishing $12 trillion per year, companies that ignore them do so at their peril. WHAT WOMEN WANT is a timely book based on the findings of a groundbreaking study (The Boston Consulting Group′s Global Inquiry into Women and Consumerism, which polled 12,000 women in 21 countries) that gets to the heart of women′s deepest desires, frustrations, and goals. The authors describe how this
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September
Human-Computer Interaction - Alan Dix, Janet Finlay, Gregory D. Abowd, Russell BealeThe second edition of Human-Computer Interaction established itself as one of the classic textbooks in the area, with its broad coverage and rigorous approach, this new edition builds on the existing strengths of the book, but giving the text a more student-friendly slant and improving the coverage in certain areas. The revised structure, separating out the introductory and more advanced material will make it easier to use the book on a variety of courses. This new edition now includes chapters on Interaction Design, Universal Access and Rich Interaction, as well as covering the latest
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September
The Later Roman Empire: A.D. 354-378 - Ammianus Marcellinus, Walter Hamilton, Andrew Wallace-HadrillHe was not a professional man of letters but an army officer of Greek origin born at Antioch and contemporary with the events described in what remains of his work. He set himself the task of continuing the histories of Tacitus from A.D. 96 down to his own day. The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost; the remainder describe a period of only twenty-five years (A.D. 354-378) and the reigns of the emperors Constantis, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian and Valens, for which he is a prime authority. He was a pagan and an admirer of the apostate Julian, to whose career about half the surviving
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September
Davis's PA Exam Review: Focused Review for the PANCE and PANRE - Morton A. DiamondHere s a better way to prepare for your PANCE and PANRE exams and it s guaranteed or your money back * Rely on this carefully designed resource to learn more than just the facts Turn to this unique, dual learning structure to strengthen your medical information base and enhance your clinical skills. Part I. Essentials: Your Medical Information Base Strategically designed didactic questions integrate clinical vignettes. Multiple correct answers with rationales allow you to compare and contrast medical data, while You Should Know teaching points give you rich, real-world perspectives. Part II.
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September
Literary and Cultural Theory: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications - Donald HallThis clear, succinct primer for literary theory provides students with a useful guide to contemporary theory and methodologies. Theoretical overviews summarize each literary approach for clarification and Application Essays by well-known scholars, on works by authors such as Shakespeare, Austen, Melville, Faulkner, and Angelou, represent the stated principles. The text helps students generate consistent, well-focused analyses based on any of ten critical methodologies, including New Criticism, Psychoanalytic Analysis, Deconstruction, Feminist Analysis, and New Historicism.
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September
Learn American Sign Language - Arlene RiceAmerican Sign Language (ASL) has become more and more popular over the last two decades and is now the third most common language used in North America. This booklet and flashcard set teaches you the culture of sign language and its important basics: the manual alphabet and numbers, the basic grammatical rules, and a beginner vocabulary. The handy flashcards will help you practice-- and you can carry just the cards you need when you go on a shopping trip, visit the doctor's office, or stop at the library.INSIDE: Flashcards with vocabulary grouped by word family Booklet with clear instructions and