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FREAKONOMICS-OM

By: Levitt, Steven D.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Imprint unknown: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043626

ISBN: 0141025808

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. Steven Levitt, the man with 'the most interesting mind in America' (Malcolm Gladwell), is the rogue economist whose controversial ideas have caused a sensation on both sides of the Atlantic. In Freakonomics he joins forces with Stephen Dubner, New York Times and New Yorker journalist and bestselling author of Turbulent Souls and Confessions of a Hero Worshipper, to create a gripping, revolutionary new take on the world. View more info

FREAKONOMICS

By: Levitt, Steven D.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000044644

ISBN: 0061242705

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. View more info

THE NEW NEW THING: A SILICON VALLEY STORY

By: Lewis, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000047652

ISBN: 0340766999

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 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 the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis sets out on a safa ri through Silicon Valley to find the world's most important technology ent repreneur, the man who embodies the spirit of the coming age. He finds him in Jim Clark, who is about to create his third, separate, billion-dollar co mpany: ... View more info

THE BIG SHORT: INSIDE THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE

By: Lewis, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000047967

ISBN: 0141043539

Condition: Very Good


THE OUTRAGEOUS NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, NOW AN OSCAR- AND BAFTA-WINNI NG FILM From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the story of the misfits, ren egades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time w as about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing. 'In the hands of Michael Lewis, anything is possible ... if you want to kno w how a nation lost its financial mind - and have a good laugh finding out - this is the book to read' Sunday Times 'Magnificent ... a per... View more info

ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS: AN INSIDER'S ACCOUNT

By: Lewis, Roy Harley

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000045315

ISBN: 0668045876

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF AMNESIA: TIANANMEN REVISITED

By: Lim, Louisa

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000047099

ISBN: 0190227915

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. Finalist for the 2015 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journali sm Longlisted for the Lionel Gelber Award for the Best Non-Fiction book in the world on Foreign Affairs An Economist Book of the Year, 2014 A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice "One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in th e years since 1989." --The New York Times Book Review On June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army soldiers ... View more info

HOLY TERRORS: THINKING ABOUT RELIGION AFTER SEPTEMBER 11

By: Lincoln, Bruce

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000030932

ISBN: 0226481921

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. In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, it is tempting to regard their perpetrators as evil incarnate. But their motives, as Bruce Lincoln shows in this timely offering, were profoundly and intensely religious. Wha t we need, then, after September 11 is greater clarity about what we take r eligion to be. With rigor and incisiveness, Holy Terrors examines the impli cations of September 11 for our understanding of religion and how it interr e... View more info

THE BATTERSEA PARK ROAD TO ENLIGHTENMENT

By: Losada, Isabel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000000300

ISBN: 0747553181

Condition: Near Fine


Isabel Losada leaves no stone unturned--literally--on her trip down The Bat tersea Park Road to Enlightenment. Wishing to live her life "completely, ab undantly, joyfully and stupidly" she makes an entertaining travelling compa nion as she describes her efforts to move away from her in-a-rut life where "nothing was changing". And she takes us everywhere with her: a life-skill s course in North London; a convent retreat in Oxford; T'ai chi in France; a massage in Bath--even the past as she explores her previous incarnations. The journey is invigorating and exhausting and enriche... View more info

USER: THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS, WHAT THEY DO, HOW THEY FEEL, AND WHY PEOPLE TA KE THEM

By: Macfarlane, Aidan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000036582

ISBN: 0192861794

Condition: Very Good


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REINVENTING AUSTRALIA

By: MacKay, Hugh

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000021960

ISBN: 0207183147

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

FREAKS: WE WHO ARE NOT AS OTHERS

By: Mannix, Daniel P.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: RE/Search Publications: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000031819

ISBN: 0940642204

Condition: Very Good


History. Cultural studies. Another long out-of-print classic book based on Mannix's personal acquaintence with sideshow stars such as the Alligator Ma n and the Monkey Woman, etc. Read all about the notorious love affairs of m idgets; the amazing story of the elephant boy; the unusual amours of Jolly Daisy, the fat woman; the famous pinhead who inspired Verdi's RIGOLETTO; th e tragedy of Betty Lou Williams and her parasitic twin; the black midget, o nly 34 inches tall, who was happily married to a 264-pound wife; the human torso who could sew, crochet and type; and bizarre accounts of normal h... View more info

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MINDING THE STORE

By: Marcus, Stanley

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Signet Books: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000005814

ISBN: 0451141482

Condition: Good


New York Times "An opulent story that only an insider could tell!" Cincinnati Post "Fascinating....A success story that has become the stuff of legend!" View more info

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HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD IN YOUR SPARE TIME

By: May, Elizabeth

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Key Porter Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000017152

ISBN: 1552637816

Condition: As New


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. If you have ever tried to save a local hospital, keep a neighborhood school open, or stop logging in a nearby forest, you will immediately recognize t he benefits of this accessible handbook. Topics include: How to get your issue in the news How to organize How to lobby How to mount a successful campaign A veteran environmental organizer and activist, Elizabeth May has put decad es of experience and advice into this entertaining read. Sprinkled througho ut are stories of her career in activism: from adventures in the Amazon wit h Sting and Gor... View more info

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THE BATTLE OF VENEZUELA

By: McCaughan, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000020074

ISBN: 158322680X

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Not since Fidel Castro has a Latin American leader provoked as much angst a nd attention in the U.S. as Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. Journalist Mc Caughan draws on firsthand accounts and interviews with Chavez and governme nt officials to analyze the social and political forces that have placed Ch avez in office as well as the implications for Venezuela, South America, th e U.S., and global politics. Chavez, a master strategist, has survived six referenda, two elections, and one failed coup--and relentless criticism fro m the U.S. McCaughan... View more info

PRIESTS ON TRIAL

By: McCoy, Alfred W.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorpor: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000046900

ISBN: 0140079386

Condition: Very Good


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A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE: THE INCREDIBLE INSIDE STORY OF THE COLL APSE OF LEHMAN BROTHERS

By: McDonald, Lawrence G.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000047962

ISBN: 0091936152

Condition: Very Good


When Lehman Brothers bank went under, the world gasped. One of the world's biggest and most successful banks, its downfall was the event that sparked the slide of the world economy toward a Great Depression II. This is the gripping inside story of the dark characters who ruled Lehman, who refused to heed warnings that the company was headed for an iceberg; th e world-class, mid-level people who valiantly fought to get Lehman off its disastrous course; the crash that didn't have to happen. A news-breaking ex planation that answers the question everyone still asks: "why did it happen ?"... View more info

BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE: THE INSIDE STORY OF SIX M.I.T. STUDENTS WHO TOOK V EGAS FOR MILLIONS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000029299

ISBN: 0743249992

Condition: Very Good


The #1 national bestseller, now a major motion picture, 21-the amazing insi de story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Ve gas-and lived to tell how. Robin Hood meets the Rat Pack when the best and the brightest of M.I.T.'s math students and engineers take up blackjack under the guidance of an eccentric mastermind. Their small blackjack club develops from an experiment in counting cards on M.I.T.'s campus into a ring of card savants with a system for playing large and winning big. In less than two years they take some of the world's most sophisticated casinos for ... View more info

UGLY AMERICANS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE IVY LEAGUE COWBOYS WHO RAIDED THE ASI AN MARKETS FOR MILLIONS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000040435

ISBN: 0060575018

Condition: Very Good


Ben Mezrich, author of the New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the Hous e, returns with an astonishing story of Ivy League hedge-fund cowboys, high stakes, and the Asian underworld. Ugly Americans is the true story of John Malcolm, a hungry young Princeton grad who traveled halfway around the world in search of the American dream and ultimately pulled off a trade that could, quite simply, be described as the biggest deal in the history of the financial markets. After receiving a mysterious phone call promising him a shot at great fortune in an exotic land, Malcolm packed up his few belongi... View more info

BREAKING VEGAS

By: Mezrich, Ben

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Arrow: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000046702

ISBN: 0099490994

Condition: Very Good


For nearly five years, he was known as the 'Darling Of Las Vegas'; the bigg est high roller to hit Sin City in decades, a hotshot, twenty one year-old kid with a seemingly unlimited bankroll and an even more unlimited lust for big money action. His name was Semyon Dukatch, and stories swirled in his wake. Some said he was a Russian arms dealer, others a pop star from Easter n Europe. But the truth was even more unlikely: he was a twenty-one year ol d graduate student who had a plan that would one day make him richer than a nyone could possibly imagine. The Darling of Las Vegas quickly became a... View more info

TRUE STORIES FROM INDIA'S BPO & CALL CENTRES

By: Mokhasi, Sudhindra

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Rupa: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000020117

ISBN: 8129114356

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: "Over 150 stories covering calls, work, cab-travel, home, parties, scams and more--"--Cover. Call stories -- Work stories -- Travel stories -- Home stories -- Stories of weekend/parties -- Scam stories -- General stories. Availability: Library of Congress -- New Delhi Overseas Office Rs95.00. View more info