The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Author Junot Díaz ISBN-10 1594483299 ISBN-13 9781594483295 Year 2008-09-02 Pages 339 Language English Publisher Riverhead Books Download Link Click Here Winner of The Pulitzer Prize The National Book Critics Circle Award The Anisfield Wolf Book Award The Jon Sargent Sr First Novel Prize ATimeMagazine 1 Fiction Book of the Year One of the best books of 2007 according to The New York Times San Francisco Chronicle New York Magazine Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe Los Angeles Times The Washington Post People The Village Voice Time Out New York Salon Baltimore City Paper The Christian Science Monitor Booklist Library Journal Publishers Weekly New York Public Library and many more Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd whofrom the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sisterdreams of becoming the Dominican J R R Tolkien and most of all finding love But Oscar may never get what he wants Blame the fuka curse that has haunted Oscars family for generations following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA Encapsulating Dominican American history The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience…

Unflattening

Author Nick Sousanis ISBN-10 0674744438 ISBN-13 9780674744431 Year 2015-04-20 Pages 208 Language English Publisher Harvard University Press Download Link Click Here The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture But what if the two are inextricably linked equal partners in meaning making Written and drawn entirely as comics Unflattening is an experiment in visual thinking Nick Sousanis defies conventional forms of scholarly discourse to offer readers both a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge Unflattening is an insurrection against the fixed viewpoint Weaving together diverse ways of seeing drawn from science philosophy art literature and mythology it uses the collage like capacity of comics to show that perception is always an active process of incorporating and reevaluating different vantage points While its vibrant constantly morphing images occasionally serve as illustrations of text they more often connect in nonlinear fashion to other visual references throughout the book They become allusions allegories and motifs pitting realism against abstraction and making us aware that more meets the eye than is presented on the page In its graphic innovations and restless shape shifting Unflattening is meant to counteract the type of…

The Total ME-Tox: How to Ditch Your Diet, Move Your Body, & Love Your Life

Author Beth Behrs ISBN-10 1602863083 ISBN-13 9781602863088 Year 2017-05-02 Pages 304 Language English Publisher Weinstein Books Download Link Click Here Actress Beth Behrs of 2 Broke Girls presents a lighthearted down to earth and holistic wellness guide to giving up the junk food junkie lifestyle and achieving physical and emotional health Before hitting her stride as one of Hollywood s hottest rising stars Beth Behrs was a junk food loving couch potato high strung and stressed out And then one day she decided she d had enough she was going to take back her life Beth began with simple steps that led to big changes and now she wants to help readers do the same In The Total Me Tox Beth shares her journey toward wellness along with easy to follow healthy recipes shrewd shopping tips and fun living room fitness routines a k a Meh Workouts designed to revitalize and inspire even the laziest among us As entertaining as it is instructive The Total Me Tox is an achievable program for looking and feeling great about yourself

Linux Bible

Author Christopher Negus ISBN-10 1118999878 ISBN-13 9781118999875 Year 2015-04-27 Pages 912 Language English Publisher Wiley Download Link Click Here The industry favorite Linux guide updated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the cloud Linux Bible 9th Edition is the ultimate hands on Linux user guide whether you re a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes This updated ninth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RHEL 7 Fedora 21 and Ubuntu 14 04 LTS and includes new information on cloud computing and development with guidance on Openstack and Cloudforms With a focus on RHEL 7 this practical guide gets you up to speed quickly on the new enhancements for enterprise quality file systems the new boot process and services management firewalld and the GNOME 3 desktop Written by a Red Hat expert this book provides the clear explanations and step by step instructions that demystify Linux and bring the new features seamlessly into your workflow This useful guide assumes a base of little or no Linux knowledge and takes you step by step through what you need to know to get the job done Get Linux up and running quickly Master…

Believe Training Journal (Charcoal Edition)

Author Lauren Fleshman ISBN-10 1937715396 ISBN-13 9781937715397 Year 2015-10-01 Pages 240 Language English Publisher VeloPress Download Link Click Here The Believe Training Journals by professional runners Lauren Fleshman and Roisin McGettigan Dumas are much more than a running workout log they re a secret weapon Lauren and Ro created their first Believe I Am training diary when they couldn t find a workout log that inspired them to keep using it Now in a third evolution the new charcoal and lavender editions of the Believe Training Journal will help runners set goals see what works and what doesn t keep their heads in the game stay honest when no one s looking and prove when the work s been done The new charcoal and lavender editions are packed with new photographs a fresh design hand written notes practical advice and the hard earned secrets and lessons that Lauren and Ro have learned on the pro running circuit Also new in these editions are Lauren s killa core routine and Ro s favorite post run yoga poses With a smart functional design the Believe Training Journal guides runners through their season helping set goals plan training weeks record daily workouts and…

The Soul of A New Machine

Author Tracy Kidder ISBN-10 0316491977 ISBN-13 9780316491976 Year 2000-06-01 Pages 320 Language English Publisher Back Bay Books Download Link Click Here Computers have changed since 1981 when Tracy Kidder memorably recorded the drama comedy and excitement of one companys efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market What has not changed is the feverish pace of the high tech industry the go for broke approach to business that has caused so many computer companies to win big or go belly up and the cult of pursuing mind bending technological innovations The Soul of a New Machine is an essential chapter in the history of the machine that revolutionized the world in the twentieth century

Examkrackers MCAT 101 Passages: Physics

Author Jonathan Orsay ISBN-10 1893858928 ISBN-13 9781893858923 Year 2016-12-29 Pages 0 Language English Publisher Osote Publishing Download Link Click Here undefined

The Best of Roald Dahl

Author Roald Dahl ISBN-10 0679729917 ISBN-13 9780679729914 Year 1990-07-14 Pages 528 Language English Publisher Vintage Download Link Click Here If Stephen King could write with murderous concision he might have come up with The Landlady the story of a boarding house with an oddly talented proprietress and a small but permanentclientele If Clive Barker had a sense of humor he might have written Pig a brutally funny look at cooks and vegetarianism And a more bloodthirsty Jorge Luis Borges might have imagined the fanatical little gambler in Man From the South who does his betting with a hammer nails and a butcher knife But all these stories in this volume were written by Roald Dahl whose genius for the horrific and grotesque is unparalleled and entirely his own Dahl has the mastery of plot and characters possessed by great writers of the past along with a wildness and wryness of his own One of his trademarks is writing beautifully about the ugly even the horrible Los Angeles Times An ingenious imagination a fascination with odd and ordinary detail and a lust for its thorough exploitation are the strengths of Dahl s storytelling New York Times Book Review

Love Lost, Love Found: A Woman’s Guide to Letting Go of the Past and Finding New Love

Author Tatiana Jerome ISBN-10 1608684776 ISBN-13 9781608684779 Year 2017-03-15 Pages 184 Language English Publisher New World Library Download Link Click Here Turn Heartache into Empowerment When author Tatiana Jerome had a bad experience with a relationship breakup she decided to explore her feelings through communicating with other women on social media By facing her pain and challenges even acknowledging what she did to contribute to the relationships failure she began to heal and move beyond the broken heart to a better understanding of what would make her happy and most of all of the type of love she deserved Her insightful posts and blogs went viral and soon other women were coming to her for advice and support Based on Tatianas journey and that of other women she has coached Love Lost Love Found is a woman to woman conversation that nurtures each woman hurting over her breakup by allowing her to let go of her past find love within herself and welcome new love into her life Youll learn to avoid self sabotaging behavior and other things on Tatianas drop list implement a personal action plan attend to your physical well being and stay connected to your spiritual life…

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Author Alison Bechdel ISBN-10 0618871713 ISBN-13 9780618871711 Year 0000-00-00 Pages 232 Language English Publisher Mariner Books Download Link Click Here From Publishers Weekly Starred Review This autobiography by the author of the long running strip Dykes to Watch Out For deals with her childhood with a closeted gay father who was an English teacher and proprietor of the local funeral parlor the former allowed him access to teen boys Fun Home refers both to the funeral parlor where he put makeup on the corpses and arranged the flowers and the family s meticulously restored gothic revival house filled with gilt and lace where he liked to imagine himself a 19th century aristocrat The art has greater depth and sophistication that Dykes Bechdel s talent for intimacy and banter gains gravitas when used to describe a family in which a man s secrets make his wife a tired husk and overshadow his daughter s burgeoning womanhood and homosexuality His court trial over his dealings with a young boy pushes aside the importance of her early teen years Her coming out is pushed aside by his death probably a suicide The recursively told story which revisits the sites of tragic desperation again…