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Эндрю Стилмен, талантливый журналист, сделал блестящую карьеру в газете "Нью-Йорк таймс". Его статьи пользуются огромным успехом, и это вызывает зависть коллег. Собирая материал для будущей статьи, Эндрю по ходу журналистского расследования встречается с опасными людьми. Однажды во время утренней пробежки на него нападает неизвестный. Смертельно раненный, он теряет сознание, а очнувшись, понимает, что попал на два месяца назад. Судьба дала ему второй шанс, нужно только найти убийцу. Смерть - всего лишь мгновение в жизни того или той, кто умел любить и быть любимым. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Уйти, чтобы вернуться ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Уйти, чтобы вернуться » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form

We know that trauma can leave syndromes in its wake. But can the anticipation of violence be a form of violence as well? Tense Future argues that it can-that twentieth-century war technologies and practices, particularly the aerial bombing of population centers, introduced non-combatants to a coercive and traumatizing expectation. During wartime, civilians braced for the next raid; during peacetime they braced for the next war. The pre-traumatic stress they experienced permeates the century's public debates and cultural works. In a series of groundbreaking readings, Saint-Amour illustrates how air war prophets theorized the wounding power of anticipation, how archive theory changed course in war's shadow, and how speculative fiction conjured visions of a civilizational collapse that would end literacy itself. And in this book's central chapters, he shows us how Ford Madox Ford, Robert Musil, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and other interwar modernist writers faced the memory of one war and the prospect of another, some by pitting their fictions' encyclopedic scale and formal turbulence against total war, others by conceding war's inevitability while refusing to long for a politically regressive peace. Total war: a conflict that exempts no one, disregarding any difference between soldier and civilian. Tense Future forever alters our understanding of the concept of total war by tracing its emergence during the First World War, its incubation in air power theory between the wars, and above all its profound partiality. For total war, during most of the twentieth century, meant conflict between imperial nation states; it did not include the violence those states routinely visited on colonial subjects during peacetime. Tacking back and forth between metropole and colony, between world war and police action, Saint-Amour describes the interwar refashioning of a world system of violence-production, one that remains largely intact in our own moment of perpetual interwar.

Food Policy: Looking Forward from the Past

Access to safe, adequate, and nutritionally balanced food is a cornerstone of public health. Food Policy: Looking Forward from the Past examines the influences of grassroots movements, the government, and industry on the US food systems. The authors explore the intersection of food and nutrition and how policy influences this overlap. They illuminate how current food policies stem from choices made (or abandoned) along the way. Sprinkled throughout the book are challenging questions meant to evoke critical analysis and inspire further, in-depth exploration. Although the book focuses mainly on policy, it provides enough detailed nutrition information to put the policy discussion in historical context. It examines the emergence of trends, food policies, and legislation balancing issues of food, nutrition and diet-related conditions, such as obesity. It also covers food markets, sustainable agriculture, dietary guidelines and dietary allowances, food labeling, food safety, and school wellness. The book details the nuances of policy discussions and the struggles of the FDA in regulating fortification, food additives, and the development of daily values for nutrients. It also examines themes of government action versus individual liberty. With balanced coverage of nutrition and policy issues, the book illustrates how the past gave rise to the present. It poses many questions, not the least of which is: Do we have the right to know how our food is produced? The balanced coverage of nutrition and policy issues in this book gives you the foundation to critically explore the influence of food policy on public health.

Pyramid Scheme
Pyramid Scheme Sented by Steve Bark

An alien pyramid has appeared in the middle of Chicago, consuming the city as it grows and abducting poeple and transporting them into the worlds of mythology, including mythology expert Dr. Lukacs and his companions, who find themselves taking on the ancient Greek gods. Reprint.

How Good is Your Chess? (Dover Chess)
How Good is Your Chess? (Dover Chess) Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Chess enthusiasts can sit down with 20 of the world's top players to answer the question posed by this instructive and amusing guide. Grandmaster Daniel King based How Good is Your Chess? on his popular Chess Monthly column. His easy-to-follow, test-yourself guide asks readers to predict their opponent's moves; points are awarded (or deducted) according to the readers' degree of success. In addition to helping players to judge their standard of play, it presents opportunities for improvement by providing a look at complete games and the chance to work out and study the plans and ideas of the experts. Algebraic notation used throughout

The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors: A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftsmanship

An architectural whodunit that unlocks the secrets of a hand-built home. When Henry Petroski and his wife Catherine bought a charming but modest six-decades-old island retreat in coastal Maine, Petroski couldn’t help but admire its unusual construction. An eminent expert on engineering, history, and design, he began wondering about the place’s origins and evolution: Who built it, and how? What needs, materials, technologies, historical developments, and laws shaped it? How had it fared through the years with its various inhabitants? Sleuthing around dimly lit closets, knotty-pine wall panels, and even a secret passage―but never removing so much as a nail―Petroski zooms in on the details but also steps back to examine the structure in the context of its time and place. Catherine Petroski’s beautiful photographs capture the clues and the atmosphere. A vibrant cast of neighbors and past residents―most notably the house’s masterful creator, an engineer-turned-“folk architect”―become key characters in the story. As the mystery unfolds, revealing an extraordinary house and its environs, this ode to loving design will leave readers enchanted and inspired. 80 photographs

Secure System Design and Trustable Computing

This book provides the foundations for understanding hardware security and trust, which have become major concerns for national security over the past decade. Coverage includes issues related to security and trust in a variety of electronic devices and systems related to the security of hardware, firmware and software, spanning system applications, online transactions and networking services. This serves as an invaluable reference to the state-of-the-art research that is of critical significance to the security of and trust in, modern society’s microelectronic-supported infrastructures.

Dreams of Destiny
Dreams of Destiny Sented by Paul

Wounded by scandal and the unsolved murder of his sister-in-law, David Pennington is outwardly insolent and arrogant. But nothing will stop him from escorting his childhood friend, Gwyneth Douglas, to Scotland-and saving the Scottish heiress from fortune hunters. But with their arrival in Scotland comes terrible danger. Now, if they ever hope to satisfy their fiery desire, they will need to thwart the evil that threatens to destroy both their lives...

Captured Dreams
Captured Dreams Sented by Steve Bark

Second Book in Dream Trilogy Series May McGoldrick returns with the latest in a trilogy about love-and the birth of a nation... THE CAPTAIN By day, Pierce Pennington is one of Boston's most respected and successful merchants. By night, he becomes the infamous Captain MacHeath, smuggling arms by sea under the pall of darkness--in the name of liberty... THE CAPTIVE Portia Edwards will go to any length to find the family she's never known. All her life, she thought herself to be an orphan. Then she finds that her mother is not only alive, but here in Boston, being held captive by Portia's own grandfather, and she will need more than a little help spiriting her mother away to England... THE CAPRICE But asking for help is something Portia has never found easy. So even when she steals into her grandfather's masquerade ball and meets with the perfect opportunity to ask the dashing Pennington for help, stubborn pride stands in her way. Pennington would like nothing better than to forget about this proud young woman, yet he finds he cannot stop thinking of the night he met her in a garden...

Boys of Few Words: Raising Our Sons to Communicate and Connect

When your son responds to personal questions with a blank stare, or quickly changes the topic, you might chalk it up to “boys will be boys”--but still worry that something is missing in your relationship or troubling your child. You could be right on both counts. Whether your son needs to talk more, or just more effectively, this practical book will help you raise him to communicate and connect. Psychologist Adam Cox helps boys of all ages and their parents work together to overcome the innate brain differences, social pressures, guardedness, and learning and attention problems that often leave males at a communication disadvantage. With Dr. Cox's expert guidance, you can identify the camouflage boys use to deflect attention and learn useful ways to foster self-expression--from engaging preschoolers in imaginative wordplay to using creative conversation starters with sullen teenagers.

Radius
Radius Sented by Jacob

The subject of security never strays far from the minds of IT workers, for good reason. If there is a network with even just one connection to another network, it needs to be secured. RADIUS, or Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service, is a widely deployed protocol that enables companies to authenticate, authorize and account for remote users who want access to a system or service from a central network server. Originally developed for dial-up remote access, RADIUS is now used by virtual private network (VPN) servers, wireless access points, authenticating Ethernet switches, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) access, and other network access types. Extensible, easy to implement, supported, and actively developed, RADIUS is currently the de facto standard for remote authentication.RADIUS provides a complete, detailed guide to the underpinnings of the RADIUS protocol, with particular emphasis on the utility of user accounting. Author Jonathan Hassell draws from his extensive experience in Internet service provider operations to bring practical suggestions and advice for implementing RADIUS. He also provides instructions for using an open-source variation called FreeRADIUS."RADIUS is an extensible protocol that enjoys the support of a wide range of vendors," says Jonathan Hassell. "Coupled with the amazing efforts of the open source development community to extend RADIUS's capabilities to other applications-Web, calling card security, physical device security, such as RSA's SecureID-RADIUS is possibly the best protocol with which to ensure only the people that need access to a resource indeed gain that access."This unique book covers RADIUS completely, from the history and theory of the architecture around which it was designed, to how the protocol and its ancillaries function on a day-to-day basis, to implementing RADIUS-based security in a variety of corporate and service provider environments. If you are an ISP owner or administrator, corporate IT professional responsible for maintaining mobile user connectivity, or a web presence provider responsible for providing multiple communications resources, you'll want this book to help you master this widely implemented but little understood protocol.

Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society

Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians Award of Excellence for a Book In Thatched Roofs and Open Sides, Carrie Dilley reveals the design, construction, history, and cultural significance of the chickee, the unique Seminole structure made of palmetto and cypress. Dilley illustrates how the multipurpose structure has developed over time to meet the changing needs of the Seminole Tribe.

Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess: Basic to Advanced Strategies with America's Foremost Chess Instructor

From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan. One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops. In this exciting volume, he presents a complete overview of the entire game and its culture. Structured as a dialogue between a beginning student and an expert teacher, Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess takes the student step-by-step from fundamentals to advanced, highly strategic play. Combining easy-to-follow diagrams with trenchant and up-to-date analysis, Pandolfini puts a new twist on accepted chess theory, offering a seamless beginning-to-end approach, including: • a short introductory history of the game • the moves, rules, and contemporary notation forms • the basic principles of chess • how to develop an opening repertoire • the art of tactical play • pattern recognition and memory aids • traps and pitfalls to be avoided • middlegame play, strategy, and planning • defense and counterattack • transitions to the endgame and the endgame itself • computers and the future of chess • the best websites for playing chess online With Pandolfini's expert insight into the history and modern world of chess, as well as several appendices to enhance play and appreciation, Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess makes the perfect gift for players of all ages and will be the benchmark title for chess players for years to come.

The Right Way to Play Chess

Since its first publication in 1950, this chess guide has taught the game to generations of beginners, taking them to the standard expected of good club players. It gives full details of exactly how to play the game, explains basic theory and includes many examples of play.

Site Planning and Design Handbook, Second Edition

Discover how to incorporate sound environmental considerations into traditional site design processes. Written by a licensed landscape architect with more than 20 years of professional experience, this authoritative guide combines established approaches to site planning with sustainable practices and increased environmental sensitivity.

Проблема Спинозы

Они жили в разное время. У них не могло быть ничего общего. Один был великим философом, другой - нацистским преступником. Но их судьбы удивительным образом переплелись. Новая книга знаменитого психотерапевта и беллетриста Ирвина Ялома представляет собой бесподобный синтез исторического и психологического романа. Жизнеописания гения и злодея - Бенедикта Спинозы и Альфреда Розенберга, интригующий сюжет, глубокое проникновение во внутренний мир героев, искусно выписанный антураж ХVII и ХХ веков, безупречный слог автора делают "Проблему Спинозы" прекрасным подарком и тем, кто с нетерпением ждет каждую книгу Ялома, и тем, кому впервые предстоит насладиться его творчеством. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Проблема Спинозы ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Проблема Спинозы » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Искусство любить

Одна из самых известных работ Эриха Фромма - "Искусство любить" - посвящена непростым психологическим аспектам возникновения и сохранения человеком такого, казалось бы, простого чувства, как любовь. Действительно ли любовь - искусство? Если да, то она требует труда и знаний. Или это только приятное ощущение? Для большинства проблема любви - это прежде всего проблема того, как быть любимым, а не того, как любить самому... В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Искусство любить ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Искусство любить » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

Американские боги

"Американские боги" - одно из самых известных произведений Геймана. Это роман о богах, привезенных в Америку людьми из разных уголков мира, почитаемых, а потом забытых, и о том, к чему не может остаться равнодушным ни один мужчина: о поисках отца, родины, возлюбленной, о символической и реальной смерти. В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Америк

Crysis. Легион
Crysis. Легион Sented by Musa

Нью-Йорк атакован инопланетянами – чудовищными гибридами плоти и механики. Его защищает частная армия, чьей жестокости позавидует СС. На руинах свирепствует зараза, одних пожирая заживо, других превращая в религиозных фанатиков-безумцев. И в эту адскую мясорубку – без подготовки, даже без объяснений – бросают элитного солдата. Весь его взвод скосило еще до прибытия на поле боя. Хор бесплотных голосов в голове твердит: сейчас все зависит от тебя, лишь ты один можешь спасти мир – если поймешь, что здесь к чему. Он хочет понять. Он хочет помочь. Он готов совершить невозможное. Но на него охотятся не только чужие, но и свои. Люди считают его предателем… И было бы легче сражаться и даже умирать, если бы не страшное подозрение: а что, если они правы? Впервые на русском! По мотивам культовой игры и от автора знаменитой «Ложной слепоты»! В нашей библиотеке вы можете бесплатно почитать книгу « Crysis. Легион ». Чтобы читать онлайн книгу « Crysis. Легион » перейдите по указанной ссылке. Приятного Вам чтения.

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