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November
The Shape of Things - Neil LaButeA startling dissection of cruelty and artistic creation from the author of In the Company of Men and Your Friends and Neighbors In a modern version of Adam's seduction by Eve, The Shape of Things pits gentle, awkward, overweight Adam against experienced, analytical, amoral Evelyn, a graduate student in art. After a chance meeting at a museum, Evelyn and Adam embark on an intense relationship that causes shy and principled Adam to go to extraordinary lengths, including cosmetic surgery, and a betrayal of his best friend, to improve his appearance and character. In the process, Evelyn's subtle and
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November
Organic Chemistry - Jonathan Clayden, Nick Greeves, Stuart Warren, Peter WothersThis new and innovative text helps students develop a deeper understanding of organic chemistry. It treats the subject as a coherent whole, complete with numerous logical connections, consequences, and an underlying structure and "language." Employing an approach based on mechanism and reaction type, the book empasizes understanding ideas rather than merely memorizing facts. It shows students how to realistically draw molecules and mechanisms to reveal the fundamental chemistry. Using a fresh, accessible writing style as well as examples from everyday life, the authors explain the basics of
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November
Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music - Stefan M. KostkaDesigned to meet the needs of the two-semester theory curriculum for music majors, Tonal Harmony is a straightforward book that emphasizes practicality and ease-of-use for both the student and the professor. By focusing on the core elements of the theory curriculum in a single-volume format, the text is both a complete coursebook and a handy and cost-saving manual for students. On the professors side, the supplements package (with a collection of CD audio examples and an extensive Instructors Manual) makes the book easy to use and to teach.
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November
Tips on Physics: A Problem-solving Supplement to the Feynman Lectures on Physics - Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton, Michael A. GottliebThis new volume contains four previously unpublished lectures that Feynman gave to students preparing for exams. With characteristic flair, insight and humor, Feynman discusses topics students struggle with and offers valuable tips on solving physics problems. An illuminating memoir by Matthew Sands â�� who originally conceived The Feynman Lectures on Physics â�� gives a fascinating insight into the history of Feynman’s lecture series and the books that followed. This book is rounded off by relevant exercises and answers by R. B. Leighton and R. E. Vogt, originally developed to accompany the
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November
Social Psychology - David G. MyersSocial Psychology 9th edition by David G. Myers. Book also includes Social Sense Discovery Channel insert (CD that is sealed)
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November
The Grapes of Wrath - John SteinbeckApril 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the first Viking hardcover publication of Steinbeck’s crowning literary achievement First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions against the hard realities of an America divided into haves and have-nots evolves a drama that is intensely human yet majestic in its scale
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November
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation - Parker J. PalmerWith wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose. Telling stories from his own life and the lives of others who have made a difference, he shares insights gained from darkness and depression as well as fulfillment and joy, illuminating a pathway toward vocation for all who seek the true calling of their lives.
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November
Advances in Cognitive Science, Volume 1 - Narayanan Srinivasan, A.K. Gupta, Janak PandeyThe recent findings from cognitive science - one of the fastest growing disciplines worldwide - presented in the volume will serve as a useful resource for scientists/psychologists working in the area. The book highlights the current trends in major sub-disciplines in cognitive science and contains high quality succinct papers covering current challenges, with cross-linking of different interfacing disciplines like psychology, neuroscience, computer science, linguistics and philosophy. This volume contains sections on cognitive processes, cognitive neuroscience, computational modeling, cognitive
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November
Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God - Jordan Howard SobelThis book includes arguments for and against belief in God. The arguments for the belief are analyzed in the first six chapters and include ontological arguments from Anselm through Godel; the cosmological arguments of Aquinas and Leibniz; and arguments from evidence for design and miracles. The next two chapters consider arguments against belief. The last chapter examines Pascalian arguments for and against belief in God. This book is a valuable resource for philosophers of religion and theologians and interests logicians and mathematicians as well.