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MY INDIA : THE INDIA ETERNAL

By: Vivekananda, Swami

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Ramakrishna Mission: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000017243

ISBN: 8185843511

Condition: Very Good


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NIGHTS OF ICE

By: Walker, Spike

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000015605

ISBN: 0312156111

Condition: Fine/Fine


A crisp clean first edition/printing (as stated) protected in a new brodart wrapper: Frantic and entertaining in a guilty sort of way, Nights of Ice is like Endurance on steroids. The book presents eight true stories of disaster and survival involving commercial fisherman off the coast of Alaska (said to be one of America's most dangerous occupations). Included are tales of subzero temperatures, 100 mph winds, 60-foot-high waves, boats encased in ice and capsized, men trapped underwater, and other horrors. Author Spike Walker, who interviewed many of the survivors in compiling this book, is no... View more info

MINDLESS EATING: WHY WE EAT MORE THAN WE THINK

By: Wansink, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000047902

ISBN: 0553384481

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This book will literally change the way you think about your next meal. Food psychologist Brian Wansink revolutionizes our awareness of how much, w hat, and why we're eating--often without realizing it. His findings will as tound you. • Can the size of your plate really influence your appetite? • Why do you eat more when you dine with friends? • What "hidden persuaders" are used by restaurants and supermarkets to get us to ove... View more info

MANCHESTER ODDITIES: CURIOUS PEOPLE AND PLACES AROUND MANCHESTER

By: Warrender, Keith

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Willow Publishing, Timperley: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000044030

ISBN: 0946361436

Condition: Very Good


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CUTTING OFF THE SERPENT'S HEAD: TIGHTENING CONTROL IN TIBET, 1994-1995

By: Watch, Human Rights

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Human Rights Watch: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011545

ISBN: 1564321665

Condition: Very Good


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SUPERSTITION AND SCIENCE: MYSTICS, SCEPTICS, TRUTH-SEEKERS AND CHARLATANS

By: Wilson, Mr Derek

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Robinson: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000047368

ISBN: 1472142586

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 'A dazzling chronicle, a bracing challenge to modernity's smug assumptions' - Bryce Christensen, Booklist'O what a world of profit and delightOf power, of honour and omnipotenceIs promised to the studious artisan.'Christopher Marlowe, Dr FaustusBetween the Renaissance and the Enlightenment, Europe changed out of all recognition. Particularly transformative was the ardent quest for knowledge and the astounding discoveries and inventions which resulted ... View more info

THE END OF AMERICA: A LETTER OF WARNING TO A YOUNG PATRIOT

By: Wolf, Naomi

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000047140

ISBN: 1933392797

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In a stunning indictment of the Bush administration and Congress, best-sell ing author Naomi Wolf lays out her case for saving American democracy. In a uthoritative research and documentation Wolf explains how events of the las t six years parallel steps taken in the early years of the 20th century's w orst dictatorships such as Germany, Russia, China, and Chile. The book cuts across political parties and ideologies and speaks directly t o those amon... View more info

FROM BAUHAUS TO OUR HOUSE (SPANISH EDITION)

By: Wolfe, Tom

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Macmillan _: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045348

ISBN: 0330326090

Condition: Very Good


Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), exami nes the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word, From Bauhaus to Our House. View more info

LEAVING MICROSOFT TO CHANGE THE WORLD : AN ENTREPRENEUR'S ODYSSEY TO EDUCAT E THE WORLD'S CHILDREN (HARDCOVER)--BY JOHN WOOD [200

By: Wood, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: John Wood: 1672

Seller ID: RWARE0000037875

ISBN: 006112107X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Leaving Microsoft to Change the World chronicles John Wood's struggle to find a meaningful outlet for his managerial talents and entrepreneurial zeal. For every high-achiever who has ever wondered what life might be like giving back, Wood offers a vivid, emotional, and absorbing tale of how to take the lessons learned at a hard-charging company like Microsoft and apply them to one of the world's most pressing problems: the lack of basic literacy. View more info

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STEVE WRIGHT'S BOOK OF FACTOIDS: AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 2'S STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON

By: Wright, Steve

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020811

ISBN: 0007206607

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Born in Greenwich in 1954, Steve Wright held a number of jobs before joinin g Radio Luxembourg in the 1970s. He famously moved to Radio 1's daytime slo t with his Steve Wright in the Afternoon show and revolutionised radio by i ntroducing the "zoo" format to the UK. Steve joined Radio 2 in 1996 to pres ent two shows - Sunday Love Songs, and his Afternoon show, which are now tw o of the most widely listened to shows on radio. Steve also writes and pres ents Top of the Pops 2 on BBC 2. View more info

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SUPPING WITH THE DEVILS

By: Young, Hugo

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000006502

ISBN: 1843542277

Condition: Very Good+


A collection of Hugo Young's columns from the "Guardian". They include: lon g analyses of John Major's premiership; interviews with Margaret Thatcher; detailed responses to the Salman Rushdie Fatwa; and pieces on the Balkan Wa r and the murder of Stephen Lawrence. View more info