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Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 3 - December 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of Vol. 124, #3 include Articles, "The Limits of Enumeration," Richard Primus, and "Rules Against Rulification," Michael Coenen; a Feature on politics by Richard Pildes; Notes, "A 'Full and Fair' Discussion of Environmental Impacts in NEPA EISs: The Case for Addressing the Impact of Substantive Regulatory Regimes," Sarah Langberg, and "Civil Servant Suits," Alex Hemmer; and two Comments.
Sermons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190,290. Language: French. Published: December 18, 2014 by SMA publications. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Ce livre comporte 49 sermons, ou prônes comme on le disait à l'époque, prononcés entre 1839 et 1859 sur des sujets divers ; il comporte également trois histoires pour les enfants du catéchisme, ainsi qu'une dizaine de petits textes, plutôt des brouillons, qui traitent de sujets religieux.
JOBS: How the US Can Reach Long-term Full Employment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
JOBS provides a stunning approach to how we achieve long-term full employment. Learn how we can move more quickly into a knowledge worker economy, how unemployed/underemployed can secure their dream job, how employers connect with ideal employees, and how anyone can be an entrepreneur, innovator and leader.
Following the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Author Doug Sanderson takes you along on a sailing trip that spans two years. He abandons his job in Seattle and purchases a Formosa 46 in Florida. After a frantic couple of months getting the boat ready, Doug sets sail for whatever adventures await him. His trip includes Florida, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Chesapeake Bay, New England, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 81, Number 4 - Fall 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 271,550. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Tax law
Vol. 81, No. 4 contents include: * The Legal Salience of Taxation, by Andrew Hayashi * Tax-Loss Mechanisms, by Jacob Nussim & Avraham Tabbach * Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance, by Daniel Schwarcz & Steven Schwarcz * American Constitutional Exceptionalism Revisited, by Mila Versteeg & Emily Zackin In addition: Comments on immigration, hearsay, child support, environmental law, and ADR.
The Dhammapada for Awakening: A Commentary on Buddha's Practical Wisdom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,560. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
In The Dhammapada for Awakening Abbot George Burke draws on the proven wisdom of different ancient traditions, and the contemporary masters of spiritual life, as well as his own studies and first-hand knowledge of the mystical traditions of East and West, to illumine the practical wisdom of Buddha in the Dhammapada - and more importantly, makes that teaching relevant to today's spiritual seekers.
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 124, Number 2 - November 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The Nov. 2014 issue of Yale Law Journal (#2) features new articles: "Agency Enforcement of Spending Clause Statutes: A Defense of the Funding Cut-Off," by Eloise Pasachoff; Essay, "Bounded Institutions," Yair Listokin; Book Review, "Constitutions of Hope and Fear," Frederick Shauer; Notes on discrimination law, double jeopardy, and judicial use of dictionaries; and Comment on the CAFA and states.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
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Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Caos - Economia, strategia e geopolitica nel Mondo globalizzato
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,430. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Il libro analizza, attraverso una minuziosa analisi storico-economica, il percorso egemonico intrapreso, dopo le Guerre Mondiali, dagli Stati Uniti come unico arbitro dei destini economico-politici dell'intero Globo, spesso anche con l'uso della forza. Oggi però assistiamo ad un progressivo bilanciamento di quel sistema verso un equilibrio caratterizzato da un nuovo spazio multipolare.
EYE CONTACT- The Mysterious Death in 2000 of Kassidy Bortner & the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner. Volume 3: Letters from Chad Evans to Morrison Bonpasse in 2011
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 195,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is Vol. 3 of the book, “EYE CONTACT - The Mysterious Death in 2000 in Maine of Kassidy Bortner and the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner. Vol. 1 tells the story of Chad and Amanda and the campaign for exoneration. Volumes 2 and 3 contain the letters from Chad Evans to his advocate, Morrison Bonpasse, during 2010 and 2011. Chad Evans was convicted in 2001 of murder.
Revealed Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 109,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
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The essence of revelation can be summarised in one word: om, which means, “Yes! What you are searching for does exist!” Who am I? Who is the Lord? What is our relationship? What is true fulfilment? The fundamental need of every soul is to find the answers to these questions. Revealed Truth explains how the ancient seers of the Vedic culture realised these truths and preserved their practices
The Death of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this well-researched and highly readable book, Robin Neillands reveals the truth behind this fallacy and the events surrounding the battles of the Great War, and sets them in a wider context.
Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Whiting tells how this enigmatic soldier achieved his goal through ruthless generalship and a typical disregard for orders from above.
Bhagavad Gita - Pure - A Comprehensive Study without Sectarian Contamination
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Price: Free! Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is a comprehensive study of Srimad Bhagavad Gita with each verse translated and explained separately. Meaning of all Sanskrit words is also provided. In this book one can find the essence of Gita explained in simple language - Saurabh.
EYE CONTACT- The Mysterious Death in 2000 of Kassidy Bortner & the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner Volume 2: Letters from Chad Evans to Morrison Bonpasse in 2010
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 402,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is Vol. 2 of the book, “EYE CONTACT - The Mysterious Death in 2000 in Maine of Kassidy Bortner and the Wrongful Convictions of Chad Evans and Amanda Bortner. Vol. 1 tells the story of the wrongful convictions of Chad and Amanda and the campaign for exoneration. This vol. 2, contains the letters from Chad Evans to his advocate, Morrison Bonpasse, during 2010. Chad Evans was convicted in
Silicon Valley Monk: From Metaphysics to Reality on the Buddhist Path
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Price: Free! Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
"Silicon Valley Monk" is a memoir of one man's attempt to wake up amid the reality distortion field of Silicon Valley - and his own mind.
Little Bottles
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Price: Free! Words: 104,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of a period in my life dealing with alcohol and drug addiction
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.