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How Buildings Learn
How Buildings Learn
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How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built is an illustrated book on the evolution of buildings and how buildings adapt to changing requirements over long periods. It was written...

A Pattern Language
A Pattern Language
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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction is a 1977 book on architecture. It was authored by Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein of the Center for...

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
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The Structure of Evolutionary Theory is a technical book on macroevolutionary theory by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a...

The Mismeasure of Man
The Mismeasure of Man
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The Mismeasure of Man is a controversial 1981 book written by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould . The book is a history and critique of the methods and motivations underlying...

Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle
Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle
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Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle is a book by Stephen Jay Gould. It discusses the discovery of Deep Time, and the works of Thomas Burnet, James Hutton, and Charles Lyell....

Full House: The Spread of Excellence From Plato to Darwin
Full House: The Spread of Excellence From Plato to Darwin
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Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin is a book by evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, published in 1996. It was released in the UK as Life's Grandeur, with the...

Bully for Brontosaurus
Bully for Brontosaurus
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Bully for Brontosaurus is the fifth volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "The View of Life" in Natural...

The Pleasure of My Company
The Pleasure of My Company
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The Pleasure of My Company is a novel by Steve Martin, first published in 2003, which tells the story of the life of an obsessive compulsive and introverted young man named Daniel Cambridge...

The Adventures of Augie March
The Adventures of Augie March
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The Adventures of Augie March is a novel by Saul Bellow. It centers on the eponymous character who grows up during the Great Depression. This picaresque novel is an example of...

The Benson Murder Case
The Benson Murder Case
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The Benson Murder Case is the first novel in the Philo Vance series of mystery novels by S.S. Van Dine, which became a best-seller. New York dilettante Philo Vance decides to assist the...

Socialite Evenings
Socialite Evenings
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Socialite Evenings is Shobha De's first novel. It describes a backdrop of Bombay high society and the lives of bored, rich housewives trapped in loveless marriages and engaging in ill-fated...

Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries
Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries
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Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries is the second in a planned trilogy of novels chronicling the life of Miss Moneypenny, M's personal secretary in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. The...

Mortal Fear
Mortal Fear
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Mortal Fear is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy. Something new has swept into the lives of the Scooby Gang, but all through different sources as they try to find...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is the debut novel by British writer Susanna Clarke. It was first published in America on 8 September 2004 and then in Britain on 20 September 2004 by...

The Eagle's Conquest
The Eagle's Conquest
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The Eagle's Conquest is a 2001 novel by Simon Scarrow, about the Roman invasion of Britain in 42 AD. It is the second book in the Eagle Series The book opens immediately after the events of...

Clarissa
Clarissa
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Samuel Richardson's Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady epistolary novel, published in 1748, tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her...

The Nature of Truth
The Nature of Truth
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The Nature of Truth is a novel by Sergio Troncoso first published in 2003 by Northwestern University Press. It explores righteousness and evil, Yale and the Holocaust. Helmut Sanchez is a...

Blood Follows
Blood Follows
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Blood Follows is a novella by Steven Erikson set in the world of the Malazan Book of the Fallen. The events of this book take place prior to those in the main series, and do not necessarily...

The Gracie Allen Murder Case
The Gracie Allen Murder Case
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The Gracie Allen Murder Case is the eleventh of twelve detective novels by S. S. Van Dine featuring his famous fictional detective of the 1920s and 1930s, Philo Vance. It also features the...

The Waste Lands
The Waste Lands
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The Waste Lands is book III of the Dark Tower series by Stephen King. The original limited edition hardcover featuring full-color illustrations by Ned Dameron was published in 1991 by Donald...

Rage
Rage
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Rage is the first novel by Stephen King published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. Though he began writing it in 1966, before his first published novel, Carrie ,...

Rebecca's Tale
Rebecca's Tale
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Rebecca's Tale is a 2001 novel by British author Sally Beauman. The book is a sequel to the Daphne du Maurier novel Rebecca and is officially approved by the Du Maurier estate. It continues...

Fingersmith
Fingersmith
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Fingersmith is a 2002 Victorian-inspired crime fiction novel by Sarah Waters. Sue Trinder, an orphan raised in 'a Fagin-like den of thieves' by her adoptive mother, Mrs. Sucksby, is sent to...

The Casino Murder Case
The Casino Murder Case
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The Casino Murder Case is a murder case featuring detective Philo Vance written by S. S. Van Dine. In this outing, a murder investigation is connected with a private casino on New York's...

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