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Tara Westover: Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover: Educated: A Memoir An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in […]

Kurt W. Beyer: Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series)

Kurt W. Beyer: Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation series) A Hollywood biopic about the life of computer pioneer Grace Murray Hopper (1906–1992) would go like this: a young professor abandons the ivy-covered walls of academia to serve her country in the Navy after Pearl […]

Judy L. Hasday: Apollo 13 Mission (Overcoming Adversity)

Judy L. Hasday: Apollo 13 Mission (Overcoming Adversity) The 1970 NASA mission to the moon became more dramatic than any fictional story when an explosion on the ship put the astronauts’ lives in peril. Download from userscloud Download from cloudyfiles Download from uplod Report deleted links for reupload Issue: * Broken Links Details: * Submit […]

Philip Carlo: The Night Stalker

Philip Carlo: The Night Stalker Painstakingly researched over three years, based on nearly one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Richard Ramirez on California’s Death Row, The Night Stalker is the definitive account of America’s most feared serial murderer. From Ramirez’s earliest brushes with the law to his deadliest stalking expeditions to the unprecedented police […]

Xin-She Yang: Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms

Xin-She Yang: Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms Nature-Inspired Optimization Algorithms provides a systematic introduction to all major nature-inspired algorithms for optimization. The book’s unified approach, balancing algorithm introduction, theoretical background and practical implementation, complements extensive literature with well-chosen case studies to illustrate how these algorithms work. Topics include particle swarm optimization, ant and bee algorithms, simulated annealing, […]

David Foster Wallace collection

David Foster Wallace collection Infinite Jest: A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America. Set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to […]

Nick Redfern collection

Nick Redfern collection Keep Out! Top Secret Places Governments Don’t Want You to Know about: “Nick Redfern is the Brit with a knack for ferreting out all the dope on outrageous subjects.” –Jim Marrs, best-selling author of Alien Agenda Area 51, Hangar 18, the Montauk facility, the Dulce Base, the undersea world of Sanya, HAARP […]

John A. Keel: The Mothman Prophecies

John A. Keel: The Mothman Prophecies West Virginia, 1966. For thirteen months the town of Point Pleasant is gripped by a real-life nightmare that culminates in a tragedy that makes headlines around the world. Strange occurrences and sightings, including a bizarre winged apparition that becomes known as the Mothman, trouble this ordinary American community. Mysterious […]

Lawrence Wright: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

Lawrence Wright: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of […]

David Suchet, Geoffrey Wansell: Poirot and Me

David Suchet, Geoffrey Wansell: Poirot and Me Hercule Poirot, with his distinctive moustache and fastidious ways, is one of Agatha Christie’s finest creations and one of the world’s best-loved detectives. Through his television performance in ITV’s Agatha Christie’s Poirot, David Suchet has become inextricably linked with the ‘little Belgian’, a man whom he has grown […]