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  • booksreddit.com:Principles of Personal Defense

    Principles of Personal Defense

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    This revised edition of Jeff Cooper’s classic on personal defense is the best study of the guiding principles of survival in the face of unprovoked violence by human assailants. Cooper discusses the vital elements of defensive mental conditioning, including alertness, decisiveness, aggressiveness, speed, coolness, ruthlessness and surprise.


  • booksreddit.com:Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

    Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

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    Originally published in 1927, this early work of philosophy is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains Russell’s logical argument as to why the Christian religion is an indefensible philosophical position. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone with an interest in the history of philosophy. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works …


  • booksreddit.com:Black Nazis!

    Black Nazis!

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    How and why did so many non-German ethnic minorities and foreigners fight for the Nazis in World War II? This study answers these questions, among others, by re-examining the Third Reich from an entirely new perspective.


  • booksreddit.com:Alfie's Home

    Alfie’s Home

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    Book by Cohen, Richard A.


  • booksreddit.com:The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

    The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

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    Dan Savage’s nationally syndicated sex advice column, “Savage Love,” enrages and excites more than four million people each week. In The Kid, Savage tells a no-holds-barred, high-energy story of an ordinary American couple who wants to have a baby. Except that in this case the couple happens to be Dan and his boyfriend. That fact, in the face of a society enormously uneasy with gay adoption, makes for an edgy, entertaining, and illuminating read. When Dan and his boyfriend are finally present…


  • booksreddit.com:Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

    Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

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    This book focuses on the causes of starvation in general and famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines is shown to be fundamentally defective, and the author develops an alternative analysis.


  • booksreddit.com:The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov

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    The award-winning translation of Dostoevsky’s last and greatest novel.


  • booksreddit.com:Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back

    Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became “People” – And How You Can Fight Back

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    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Unequal taxes, unequal accountability for crime, unequal influence, unequal control of the media, unequal access to natural resources—corporations have gained these privileges and more by exploiting their legal status as persons. How did something so illogical and unjust become the law of the land? Americans have been struggling with the role of corporations since before the birth of the republic. As Thom Hartmann shows, the Boston Tea Party was actually a pr…


  • booksreddit.com:Superman: Red Son

    Superman: Red Son

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    What if baby Superman had crashed on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain and grew up to become Stalin’s right-hand man? Alive with historical figures and a host of familiar superheroes, including Batman and Wonder Woman as you’ve never seen them before, this superb graphic novel takes the arms race and infuses it with the thrilling powers of Kryptonite.


  • booksreddit.com:Purely Functional Data Structures

    Purely Functional Data Structures

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    Most books on data structures assume an imperative language such as C or C++. However, data structures for these languages do not always translate well to functional languages such as Standard ML, Haskell, or Scheme. This book describes data structures from the point of view of functional languages, with examples, and presents design techniques that allow programmers to develop their own functional data structures. The author includes both classical data structures, such as red-black trees…


  • booksreddit.com:To Train Up a Child

    To Train Up a Child

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    Three thousand years ago, a wise man said, “Train up a child in the way that he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Good training is not crisis management; it is what you do before the need of discipline arises. Most parenting is accidental rather than deliberate. Imagine building a house that way. We don’t need to reinvent training. There are child training principles and methods that have worked from antiquity. To neglect deliberate training is to shove your child…


  • booksreddit.com:High Performance MySQL: Optimization

    High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More

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    High Performance MySQL is the definitive guide to building fast, reliable systems with MySQL. Written by noted experts with years of real-world experience building very large systems, this book covers every aspect of MySQL performance in detail, and focuses on robustness, security, and data integrity. High Performance MySQL teaches you advanced techniques in depth so you can bring out MySQL’s full power. Learn how to design schemas, indexes, queries and advanced MySQL features for maximum per…


  • booksreddit.com:Mere Christianity

    Mere Christianity

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    In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith…


  • booksreddit.com:The Dots and Boxes Game: Sophisticated Child's Play

    The Dots and Boxes Game: Sophisticated Child’s Play

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    The game of Dots-and-Boxes, the popular game in which two players take turns connecting an array of dots to form squares, or “boxes” has long been considered merely a child’s game. In this book, however, the author reveals the surprising complexity of the game, along with advanced strategies that will allow the reader to win at any level of gameplay desired. This book is an essential guide to the game of Dots-and-Boxes and its mathematical underpinnings. Chapters of strategy are interspersed …


  • booksreddit.com:Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage

    Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

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    Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to know where one persona ended and the other began.In 1941, after training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with a revolver, a wireless, and a cyanide pill, with orders from th…


  • booksreddit.com:The D Programming Language

    The D Programming Language

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    “To the best of my knowledge, D offers an unprecedentedly adroit integration of several powerful programming paradigms: imperative, object-oriented, functional, and meta.”—From the Foreword by Walter Bright “This is a book by a skilled author describing an interesting programming language. I’m sure you’ll find the read rewarding.”—From the Foreword by Scott Meyers D is a programming language built to help programmers address the challenges of modern software development. It does so by fosteri…


  • booksreddit.com:Throw Them All Out

    Throw Them All Out

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    One of the biggest scandals in American politics is waiting to explode: the full story of the inside game in Washington shows how the permanent political class enriches itself at the expense of the rest of us. Insider trading is illegal on Wall Street, yet it is routine among members of Congress. Normal individuals cannot get in on IPOs at the asking price, but politicians do so routinely. The Obama administration has been able to funnel hundreds of millions of dollars to its supporters, ensu…


  • booksreddit.com:Contemporary U.S. Tax Policy (Urban Institute Press)

    Contemporary U.S. Tax Policy (Urban Institute Press)

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    C. Eugene Steuerle, one of the country’s most influential economists, offers an insider’s look at tax policy based on a quarter century of working with officials of all political stripes. Steuerle outlines the principles of taxation and the early postwar period before proceeding to the tax policy battles that began with the Reagan revolution and continue today. Those expecting a simple story of triumph and defeat may be surprised. Rather than moving toward consensus and progress, tax policy h…


  • booksreddit.com:The Invisible Fist: Secret Ninja Methods of Vanishing Without a Trace

    The Invisible Fist: Secret Ninja Methods of Vanishing Without a Trace

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    Book by Kim, Ashida