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36 RIGHTEOUS MEN : A NOVEL

New York murder detectives James Manning and Covina "Dewey" Duwai have been called in to investigate a string of bizarre deaths with scant leads. But when they apprehend a rabbinical scholar fleeing one of the crime scenes, they're brought face-to-fa..

18,30€

A RANDOM WALK DOWN WALL STREET : THE TIME-TESTED STRATEGY FOR SUCCESSFUL INVESTING

Today's stock market is not for the faint hearted. At a time of frightening volatility, the answer is to turn to Burton G. Malkiel's advice in his reassuring, authoritative, gimmick-free and perennially best-selling guide to investing. Long establish..

20,90€

ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

There's no better guide through mind-expanding questions such as what the nature of space and time is, how we fit within the universe, and how the universe fits within us than Neil deGrasse Tyson. But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cos..

20,00€

FAIRY TALES

The four tales in this enchanting, newly illustrated volume, tell of lonely and extraordinary characters finding friendship in unlikely companions. In "The Old Man Who Said Why" a wise fairy's kind nature is taxed when one old man's questions throw t..

18,30€

FAMILY THERAPY : AN INTIMATE HISTORY

This text follows the journey of one curious and questioning therapist from an instrumental, causal approach to family therapy to a collaborative, communal one. Because Lynn Hoffman has been in the field for almost 40 years and has worked with many o..

44,70€

FREE FROM LIES : DISCOVERING YOUR TRUE NEEDS

Since the landmark publication of The Drama of the Gifted Child, no one has been more influential than Alice Miller in empowering adults whose lives were maimed emotionally and physically as children. Now Dr. Miller goes even further, presenting grou..

20,90€

GREEK TO ME : ADVENTURES OF THE COMMA QUEEN

In her The New York Times best-selling Between You & Me (ISBN 978 0 393 352146), Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils, punctuation and punctiliousness over three decades in The New Yorker's celebrated copy department. In..

20,50€

LAMENT FROM EPIRUS : AN ODYSSEY INTO EUROPE'S OLDEST SURVIVING FOLK MUSIC

In a dark record shop in Istanbul, Christopher King uncovered some of the strangest-and most hypnotic-sounds he had ever heard. The 78s seemed to tap into a primal well of emotion inaccessible to contemporary music. The songs, King learned, were from..

30,00€

LETTERS FROM AN ASTROPHYSICIST

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has attracted one of the world's largest online followings with his fascinating, widely accessible insights into science and our universe. Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealin..

17,30€

LIQUID INTELLIGENCE : THE ART AND SCIENCE OF THE PERFECT COCKTAIL

Dave Arnold's philosophy is simple: if you think like a scientist, you can make better drinks. Liquid Intelligence takes readers behind the bar and into the lab, where Arnold tinkers with temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration and acidity in s..

33,60€

MAHABHARATA : A MODERN RETELLING

The Mahabharata, originally composed some two thousand years ago is an epic masterpiece, "a hundred times more interesting" than the Iliad and the Odyssey (Wendy Doniger), it is a timeless work that evokes a world of myth, passion and warfare while e..

20,60€

TEACH LIKE FINLAND - 33 SIMPLE STRATEGIES FOR JOYFUL CLASSROOMS

Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in maths, science and reading. That was in 2001; but..

23,20€

THE COURAGE TO ACT : A MEMOIR OF A CRISIS AND ITS AFTERMATH

In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chairman of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington's halls of power. There would be ..

20,90€

THE CULTURE OF NARCISSISM : AMERICAN LIFE IN AN AGE OF DIMINISHING EXPECTATIONS

When The Culture of Narcissism was first published in 1979, Christopher Lasch was hailed as a "biblical prophet" (Time). Lasch's identification of narcissism as not only an individual ailment but also a burgeoning social epidemic was ground-breaking...

18,00€

THE GREEK WAY

A perennial favourite, Edith Hamilton's best-selling The Greek Way captures the spirit and achievements of Greece in the fifth century B.C. The New York Times called The Greek Way a "book of both cultural and critical importance"...

16,70€

THE SECOND MACHINE AGE : WORK, PROGRESS, AND PROSPERITY IN A TIME OF BRILLIANT TECHNOLOGIES

In recent years, computers have learned to diagnose diseases, drive cars, write clean prose and win game shows. Advances like these have created unprecedented economic bounty but in their wake median income has stagnated and employment levels have fa..

19,60€

THESE TRUTHS : A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

The American experiment rests on three ideas-"these truths", Jefferson called them-political equality, natural rights and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, "on a dedication to inquiry, fearless and unflinching", writes Jill Lepore in ..

40,10€

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