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WINSTON CHURCHILL'S AFTERNOON NAP

By: Campbell, Jeremy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000034603

ISBN: 0671475479

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. View more info

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GREEN ZONE (FILM TIE IN)

By: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000026636

ISBN: 1408806347

Condition: Very Good


From inside a surreal bubble of pure Americana known as the Green Zone, the US-led Coalition Provisional Authority attempted to rule Iraq following th e fall of Saddam Hussein's regime. Drawing on interviews and internal docum ents, Rajiv Chandrasekaran tells the memorable story of this ill-prepared a ttempt to build American democracy in a war-torn Middle Eastern country, de tailing not only the risky disbanding of the Iraqi army and the ludicrous a ttempt to train the new police force, but absurdities such as the aide who based Baghdad's new traffic laws on those of the state of Maryland, do... View more info

IMPERIAL LIFE IN THE EMERALD CITY: INSIDE IRAQ'S GREEN ZONE

By: Chandrasekaran, Rajiv

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000041749

ISBN: 1400044871

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. An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad's Green Zone, a walled-off encl ave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq. The Washington Post's former Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran take s us with him into the Zone: into a bubble, cut off from wartime realities, where the task of reconstructing a devastated nation competed with the dis tractions of a Little ... View more info

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THE FENG SHUI HANDBOOK: HOW TO CREATE A HEALTHIER LIVING & WORKING ENVIRONM ENT

By: Chuen, Lam Kam

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Owl Books: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000014558

ISBN: 0805042156

Condition: Very Good


Literally "wind and water," feng shui is a Chinese belief system dedicated to finding harmonious siting plans for buildings by taking into account the metaphysics of energy flow, geography, and a complex calculation of time c ycles and the influence of the five elements of the cosmos. Architectural h istorian Lip has written an information-packed introduction to classical Ch inese architecture replete with diagrams, photographs, and her own beautifu l brush paintings. After a detailed dissection of the way Chinese structure s function, she explains the core concepts of feng shui and th... View more info

INFLUENCE: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSUASION

By: Cialdini, Robert B.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000048232

ISBN: 0688128165

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. Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why p eople say yes - and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His 35 years of rigorous, evidence-based researc h, along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior, has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You'll learn the six universal principles,... View more info

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WITH CHATWIN: PORTRAIT OF A WRITER

By: Clapp, Susannah

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000016360

ISBN: 0224032585

Condition: Very Good


With Chatwin is a charming exploration of the life of beloved writer Bruce Chatwin. Chatwin--both high-brow and low-, both collector and nomad--was a man of contradictions. His writing "hovered teasingly between fact and fict ion," and he was fascinated by paradoxical subjects: a private art collecti on in a Communist country; a publicity-loving woman who lives alone in the desert. For Chatwin, being on the road was an obsession. He "was an inventi ve and adventurous traveller," an itinerant who got writer's block at home and who believed that people are happiest when on the mo... View more info

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ACCOMODATING BROCOLLI IN THE CEMETARY

By: Cook, Vivian J.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000027243

ISBN: 1861976232

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


This delightful, quick-footed book celebrates the English language by explo ring the rich treasure house of spelling in all its variety - setting tests and proposing rules, with illuminating quotations and tantalising lists He adrillaz and Misteeq; Naming Pop Groups; miniscule parallels; non-letters; the three-letter rule; Faeder ure pup e eart on heofunum; UK number plates; HipHop spelling; East Anglian place-names; the E-cancellation spelling tes t - these are just some of the intriguing subjects presented in this must-h ave, must-give little book. View more info

CLASS

By: Cooper, Jilly

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Corgi: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000042451

ISBN: 0552115258

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in 1979 by Eyre Methuen Limited, a humorous observatio n of the English class system by the author of RIDERS and APPASSIONATA. View more info

LOVE AND MARRIAGE

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000033923

ISBN: 0553284673

Condition: Good


The reigning King of Comedy demonstrates warmth, wit, and wisdom as he take s on two subjects close to us all. Cosby shares his thoughts on everything from childhood romances and adolescent crushes to first lovers, dating, and the rewards of marriage. View more info

CHILDHOOD

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Bantam Books Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000033982

ISBN: 0553405403

Condition: Very Good


A salute to childhood by the American entertainer, Bill Cosby. It blends an ecdotes from his own childhood with observations on children today. View more info

SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT: AN INQUIRY INTO THE VALUE OF WORK

By: Crawford, Matthew B.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000047124

ISBN: 0143117467

Condition: Very Good


A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" by The Boston Globe, Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with i ts radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor. On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B. Crawford ques tions the educational imperative of turning everyone into a "knowledge work er," based on a misguided separation of thinking from doing. Using his own experience as... View more info

FIVE PATIENTS

By: Crichton, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Corgi Childrens: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000020570

ISBN: 0552091685

Condition: Good


ER has become the most succesful television series in the world since CHARL IE'S ANGELS. Michael Crichton created the series from his own experiences a s a medical doctor in the emergency rooms, operating rooms and wards of Mas sachusetts General Hospital. FIVE PATIENTS is Michael Crichton's true accou nt of the real life dramas so vividly portrayed in ER. A construction worke r is seriously injured in a scaffold collapse: a middle-aged despatcher is brought in suffering from a fever that has reduced him to a delirious wreck ; a young man nearly severs his hand in an accident; an airline trave... View more info

FAT LAND (HOW AMERICANS BECAME THE FATTEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD)

By: Critser, Greg

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000010611

ISBN: 0141019034

Condition: Very Good


America is suffering an epidemic of obesity and we are fast catching up. Th is is an account of the history and biology of the fattening of America at the moment when it is emerging as a political issue too. View more info

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OUR DAY TO END POVERTY: 24 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

By: Daley-Harris, Shannon

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000019379

ISBN: 1576754464

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Imagine ending poverty at home and around the globe in our own lifetimes. Imagine your actions combining with others; actions to make poverty history. With originality and imagination, this book invites us to look at our very ordinary days, from waking up in the morning to going to bed in the evening, and to begin to think about poverty in new and creative ways. "Our Day to End Poverty" is organized into 24 "hour/chapter" segments. Each chapter/hour of the day proposes a variety of fun and practical actions one can take to help o... View more info

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THE BIBLE CODE 2 THE COUNTDOWN

By: Drosnin, Michael

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000014695

ISBN: 0753817411

Condition: Very Good


' "Twin Towers" was encoded in the 3000-year-old text. "Airplane" appeared in exactly the same place. "It caused to fall, knocked down" crossed "airpl ane" and "towers"...But it was not this terrorist attack that really shook me . It was what the Bible code predicted was yet to come.' This is the sensational sequel to THE BIBLE CODE, which rocketed to the top of the bestseller charts in 1997. The discovery of a code encrypted in the Bible some 3000 years ago caught the public imagination. But if this code predicted the disastrous events of 9/11, what mo... View more info

CONSPIRACY: WHO KILLED JFK

By: Duffy, James R.

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: S.P.I. Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000005534

ISBN: 156171190X

Condition: Good


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MORE REFLECTIONS ON THE MEANING OF LIFE

By: Editors, Life Magazine

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000042707

ISBN: 0316294098

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. Some edge creasing on dust jacket. A collection of 140 color and duotone photographs by the world's leading photographers is accompanied by the observations and meditations on the meaning of life by such notables as Jonas Salk, Garrison Keillor, Corazon Aquino, and others. 15,000 first printing. View more info

AIR BABYLON

By: Edwards-Jones, Imogen

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Non Basic Stock Line: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000021117

ISBN: 0552155179

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Imogen Edwards-Jones is the co-author of the Sunday Times bestseller Hotel Babylon, as well the author of the novels My Canape Hell, Shagpile, The Wendy House and Tuscany for Beginnners. A seasoned traveller, she is well versed in the joys and otherwise of air travel. Anonymous is a collection of airline staff, front of house as well as behind the scenes, whose identities must remain secert in order to protect the guilty. View more info

NICKEL AND DIMED: ON

By: Ehrenreich, Barbara

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000040427

ISBN: 0805063897

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. Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- an y job -- could be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on six to seven dollars an hour? To find out, Ehrenreic h left her home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find, and accepted wh at... View more info

CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS: A CATHOLIC MISCELLANY

By: Ellis, Alice Thomas

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Flamingo: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000005735

ISBN: 0006548180

Condition: Fine


A collection of stories from Alice Thomas Ellis's weekly column in the "Cat holic Herald" View more info