Monthly Archives: May 2011

Round the Sofa

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Long ago I was placed by my parents under the medical treatment of a certain Mr. Dawson, a surgeon in Edinburgh, who had obtained a reputation for the cure of a particular class of diseases. I was sent with my governess into lodgings near his house, in the Old Town. … More >>

Round the Sofa

On China

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In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book-length to a country he has known intimately for decades, and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. Drawing on historical records as well as his conversations with Chinese leaders over the past forty years, Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation throughout its history, and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the 21st century.

Since no other country can claim a more powerful link to its ancient past and classical principles, any attempt to understand China’s future world role must begin with an appreciation of its long history. For… More >>

On China

The Wise Man’s Fear

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My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. You may have heard of me… So begins the tale of a hero told from his own point of view—a story unequalled in fantasy literature. .Amazon.com Review
Amazon Best Books of the Month, March 2011: The Wise Man’s Fear continues the mesmerizing slow reveal of the s… More >>

The Wise Man’s Fear

Truth About Managing People, The

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“The premiere writer of management textbooks has sifted through the research to extract the truths every manager should know. This book is an antidote for the unsupported opinions handed out in many popular management books.” Kenneth W. Thomas, Professor of Management, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, author of Intrinsic Motivation at Work   “A prolific scholar and writer, Robbins cuts through the research and theory to deliver immediately useful and essential insights for the effective management of people.” Eric G. Stephan, Professor Organizational Leadership & Strategy, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University   You can succeed brilliantly as a leader and overco… More >>

Truth About Managing People, The

Freak City

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It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items – photos and toys and newspaper clippings. None of it seemed to make any sense, but as Argus and his friends unraveled the clues, very strange things began to occur in this novel of mystery and ghosts…. More >>

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Baby Proof

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A novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?Claudia Parr has everything going for her. A successful editor at a publishing house in Manhattan, she’s also a devoted sister, aunt, and friend. Yet she’s never wanted to become a mother–which she discovers is a major hurdle to marriage, something she desperately wants. Then she meets her soul mate Ben who, miraculously, feels the same way about parenthood. The two fall in love and marry, committed to one another and their life of adventure and discovery. All’s well until one of them has a change of heart. Someone wants a baby after all.This is the witty, heartfelt story about what happens to the perfect couple when th… More >>

Baby Proof

Shaken, Not Stirred

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Tim Gunn – mentor to contestents on Project Runway, and author of A Guide to Quality, Taste, and Style and New York Times Bestseller Gunn’s Golden Rules – recounts his tumultuous relationship with his father in this personal essay. Gunn’s father, Bill, was a special agent who served as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover’s ghostwriter and lived his life according to a set of unbending routines. When Bill Gunn was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, his rigid habits seemingly preserved his sanity while alienating Tim and the rest of his family. Shaken, Not Stirred offers an intimate and heartfelt look into the life of one of fashion’s most beloved icons.Amazon.com Review
Tim Gunn is the epitome of charm, sty… More >>

Shaken, Not Stirred

Heir To the Everlasting

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The Pulitzer-nominated author of EARL IN THE YELLOW SHIRT turns her acclaimed talents to an epic story of three generations of Southern women at Big Eddy, the home place they love. HEIR TO THE EVERLASTING begins at the turn of the last century with the beautiful, determined Pinkie Alexander, strong-willed matron of the Alexander clan. Come Hell or the high water of the south Georgia river which gave Big Eddy its name, Pinkie will ensure the survival of her family on their beloved land–a place where the family cemetery guards the spirit of the past, and where secrets, as well as the dearly departed, are buried.

Follow the lives, loves, mysteries, deadly feuds and steely courage of the Alexander women … More >>

Heir To the Everlasting

Samurai Strategy

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(Bantam 1988)

”A financial thriller right out of the headlines.” Adam Smith

A high-finance, high-tech thriller of Wall Street, murder, currency manipulation. A mysterious Japanese industrialist begins a massive ‘hedging’ in the US markets. Two weeks later, in Japan’s Inland Sea, divers working for him recover the Imperial Sword, given to Japan’s first Emperor by the Sun Goddess. Can a lone American lawyer stop him from bringing down the US?

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Samurai Strategy

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