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    Despite flaws in his expectations of journalism, de Botton makes a number of astute observations about modern media.”

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    “Friars’ Tales, intended for seminars on medieval religion and popular culture, may also benefit any reader eager to find out more about how men and women once may have conceived t

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    “Preventing anonymity prevents protections anonymity provides. . . . starts out well but could and should have been a much better book.”

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    “As an introduction to GPS, its history, uses, issues and concerns GPS Declassified can’t be beat.”

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    In The Power Formula for Linkedin Success: Kick-Start Your Business, Brand, and Job Search, author Wayne Breitbarth deems a user’s profile on the online business networking site LinkedIn a

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    “Yugoslavia should be proud of this small car. Everyone will be
    talking about it in the United States.” —Malcolm Bricklin

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    MacLeod shows that with determination, focus, and the willingness to take risks, fairytales can actually come true.”

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    Not every programmer may be a scientific programmer, but all programmers will at some point have to deal with correctness, efficiency, and requirements changes, and some may have to deal with float

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    “. . . one wonders why there are no similarly informative, unbiased books about drugs in the U.S.”

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    “Behind the Kitchen Door is an eye-popping book about restaurant industry practices that brings new meaning to the notion of ethical eating.”

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    If a business owner is trying to figure out how to use the Internet for growing his or her business and obtaining more clients, Peggy McColl has the prescription in this book.

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    “Perhaps the only problem with writing a textbook on design is that there is such a wealth of material that no one textbook could hope to cover it all.”

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    “For that tiny percentage of readers who build their own computers, shamelessly reduce tech support drones to puddles, and know just enough to be, well, dangerous, this may just be the book

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    “We can't fix America's meth problem without fixing America.”

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    This is not a diary like the other books in the Wimpy Kid series. As the author points out emphatically, The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book is a journal.

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    White Rocket Books, 2009

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    Divergent is the debut young adult novel of Veronica Roth, a young adult herself at the ripe age of 22.

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    Readers of crime novels will soon be targeted by Alfred A. Knopf’s media blitz for this author and novel. The campaign by this august publisher of fiction would have you believe that Mr.

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