The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky

Jetzt kaufen It’s nice having a collection of high-quality writing related to software and the business in one place instead of trawling the Web for it. Meryl K. Evans, meryl. …an entertaining read with a number of enlightening insights into what I do for a living… The whole book is fantastic though, and you should […]

Thomas Jefferson’s Creme Brulee: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America

Jetzt kaufen This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along “for a particular purpose”— to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James’s cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. 
 
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The Essential Jung: Selected and introduced by Anthony Storr

Jetzt kaufen In this compact volume, British psychiatrist and writer Anthony Storr has selected extracts from Jung’s writings that pinpoint his many original contributions and relate the development of his thought to his biography. Storr’s explanatory notes and introduction show the progress and coherence of Jung’s ideas. These notes link the extracts, and with Dr. […]

If Life Is a Game, These Are the Rules: Ten Rules for Being Human as Introduced in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Jetzt kaufen The Ten Rules For Being Human:1. You will receive a body.2. You will be presented with lessons.3. There are no mistakes, only lessons.4. Lessons are repeated until learned.5. Learning does not end.6. “There” is no better than “here.”7. Others are only mirrors of you.8. What you make of your life is up to […]

Eiffel’s Tower: The Thrilling Story Behind Paris’s Beloved Monument and the Extraordinary World’s Fair That Introduced It

Jetzt kaufen The story of the world-famous monument and the extraordinary world’s fair that introduced it, by the author of Conquering Gotham and Urban Forests In this first general history of the Eiffel Tower in English, Jill Jonnes-acclaimed author of Conquering Gotham-offers an eye- opening look not only at the construction of one of the […]

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