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June
Revenge - Yōko Ogawa, Stephen SnyderSinister forces draw together a cast of desperate characters in this eerie and absorbing novel from Yoko Ogawa. An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers that her landlady has murdered her husband. Years later, the writer’s stepson reflects upon his stepmother and the strange stories she used to tell him. Meanwhile, a surgeon’s lover vows to kill him if he does not leave his wife. Before she can follow-through on her crime of passion, though, the surgeon will cross paths with another remarkable woman, a cabaret singer whose heart beats delicately outside of her body. But when
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June
Constant Craving: What Your Food Cravings Mean and How to Overcome Them - Doreen VirtueDo you crave chocolate, bread, cheese, fries, or other foods? If so, there’s a reason why, as Doreen Virtue’s breakthrough book explains. Each food craving actually corresponds to a specific underlying emotion; so once you understand the meaning behind your particular craving and apply the information and affirmations within these pages, you’ll be able to heal your cycle of emotional overeating.      In addition, you’ll read scientific studies about the mood- and energy-altering properties of each food, which will help you see how your appetite perfectly mirrors your emotions. This comprehensive
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June
Diet for a Small Planet - Frances Moore Lappé, Marika HahnWith the new emphasis on environmentalism in the 1990's, Lappe stresses how her philosophy remains valid, and how food remains the central issue through which to understand world politics.
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June
The Elements of Moral Philosophy - James Rachels, Stuart RachelsHere is a clear, lively introduction to the major philosophical theories of morality, explaining why each theory has been accepted by some thinkers but rejected by others. To illustrate the various theories, and to reveal their implications, important current issues such as abortion, euthanasia, the treatment of nonhuman animals, racial discrimination, and nuclear weapons are discussed in depth.
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June
Database Management Systems-Designing & Building Business Applications - Gerald V PostIn today's increasingly decentralized and insecure business arena, effective database management has taken on a whole new urgency. "Database Management Systems, Third Edition," introduces and explains core concepts of database design, development, and administration. Special sections demonstrate how to first evaluate security threats and then design vital security components and integrate them into each application. Applied exercises and cases bring facts and data into the real world.
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June
Machine Learning for Hackers - Drew Conway, John Myles WhiteIf you're an experienced programmer interested in crunching data, this book will get you started with machine learning--a toolkit of algorithms that enables computers to train themselves to automate useful tasks. Authors Drew Conway and John Myles White help you understand machine learning and statistics tools through a series of hands-on case studies, instead of a traditional math-heavy presentation. Each chapter focuses on a specific problem in machine learning, such as classification, prediction, optimization, and recommendation. Using the R programming language, you'll learn how to analyze
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June
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics - Robert V. HoggThis classic book retains its outstanding ongoing features and continues to provide readers with excellent background material necessary for a successful understanding of mathematical statistics. Chapter topics cover classical statistical inference procedures in estimation and testing, and an in-depth treatment of sufficiency and testing theory--including uniformly most powerful tests and likelihood ratios. Many illustrative examples and exercises enhance the presentation of material throughout the book. For a more complete understanding of mathematical statistics.
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June
Applied and Algorithmic Graph Theory - Gary ChartrandDesigned as the bridge to cross the widening gap between mathematics and computer science, and planned as the mathematical base for computer science students, this maths text is written for upper-level college students who have had previous coursework involving proofs and proof techniques.