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  • Want

    A Novel

    Named a Best Book of 2020 by Time Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Vulture, The New Yorker, and KirkusGrappling with motherhood, economic anxiety, rage, and the limits of language, Want is a fiercely personal novel that vibrates with anger, insight, and love.Elizabeth is tired. Years after coming to New York to try to build a life, she has found herself with two kids, a husband, two jobs, a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Hold Still: A Novel

    A "wildly evocative" (Elle.com) family portrait that explores the depths and limits of a mother’s love.When Maya Taylor, an English professor with a tendency to hide in her books, sends her daughter to Florida to look after a friend’s child, she does so with the best of intentions; it’s a chance for Ellie, twenty and spiraling, to rebuild her life. But in the sprawling hours of one humid afternoon ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Audiobook

    Hold Still

    Narrated by Andi Arndt ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 26 min

    When Maya Taylor, an English professor with a tendency to hide in her books, sends her daughter to Florida to look after a friend's child, she does so with the best of intentions; it's a chance for Ellie, twenty and spiraling, to rebuild her life. But Ellie fears she'll only disappoint again, and in the sprawling hours of one humid afternoon, she makes a mistake that she can't take back. In two ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Strong Democracy in Crisis

    Promise or Peril?

    This is a robust and relevant collection from a truly distinguished group of political theorists actively rethinking the promise and perils of democracy. The book is coherent in its focus on a common theme and aim: to advance and refine the political project of promoting democratic theory and practice. While the contributors are admirers of the promotion of various models of democracy they also ... Read more

    $69.79 USD

  • Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    We live today in an interconnected world in which ordinary people can became instant online celebrities to fans thousands of miles away, in which religious leaders can influence millions globally, in which humans are altering the climate and environment, and in which complex social forces intersect across continents. This is globalization. In the fifth edition of his bestselling Very Short ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Globalization:A Very Short Introduction

    series Very Short Introductions
    'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. It is by its nature a dynamic topic - and this Very Short Introduction has been fully updated for 2009, to include developments in global politics, the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Globalization: A Very Short Introduction

    Offers a stimulating introduction to globalization and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a highly readable book that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalization. - ;'Globalization' has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and ... Read more

    $8.95 USD

  • Japan Copes with Calamity

    Four years after the 3.11 disaster in Japan, this acclaimed collection of ethnographies in English on the Japanese communities affected by the giant Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters continues to be the only one of its kind. With a new preface offering an update on the affected communities, this volume brings together studies by experienced researchers of Japan from field sites ... Read more

    $32.09 USD

  • Machine Vision Algorithms and Applications

    The second edition of this successful machine vision textbook is completely updated, revised and expanded by 35% to reflect the developments of recent years in the fields of image acquisition, machine vision algorithms and applications. The new content includes, but is not limited to, a discussion of new camera and image acquisition interfaces, 3D sensors and technologies, 3D reconstruction, 3D ... Read more

    $68.00 USD

  • Sleep

    Multi-Professional Perspectives

    This book brings together an unprecedented number and range of contributions from different disciplines relating to sleep in one comprehensive volume.The contributors explore the science of sleep - what it is, what makes it happen and why we do it - as well as the measurement of sleep, its importance for daytime performance and its sociological and cultural aspects. Sleep disorders, sleep quality ... Read more

    $32.79 USD

  • Globalisms

    Facing the Populist Challenge

    series Globalization
    Rather than reaching the “end of ideology” predicted only three decades ago, we find ourselves in the throes of an intensifying ideological struggle over the meaning and direction of globalization. Noted scholar Manfred B. Steger introduces readers to the clashing political belief systems of our time: market globalism, justice globalism, and religious globalism. He shows how these “globalisms” ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • A Paranormal Menagerie

    by M.L. Steger ...
    Imagine yourself slowly turning into a devil, or being trapped in a tavern while something is trying to get in, and it doesn’t sound good. How about dealing with demons at your place of work, and not even getting a raise? What do you do with a poltergeist that won’t manifest when you are in the room with it, or a police sheriff who raises the dead? Read the “A Paranormal Menagerie” and find the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD