Adrift on the Nile

By Naguib Mahfouz

First released in 1966, Naguib Mahfouz’s Adrift at the Nile is an atmospheric novel that dramatizes the rootlessness of Egypt’s cosmopolitan center category. Anis Zani is a bored and drug-addicted civil servant who's slightly maintaining directly to his activity. each night he hosts a meeting on a houseboat at the Nile, the place he and a motley team of cynical and aimless neighbors proportion a water pipe filled with kif, a mix of tobacco and marijuana. while a tender woman journalist—an “alarmingly critical person”—joins them and starts secretly documenting their actions, the group’s concord begins disintegrating, culminating in a nighttime joyride that leads to tragedy.

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Kindle Formatting: The Complete Guide To Formatting Books For The Amazon Kindle

By Joshua Tallent

EBooks are revolutionizing the publishing international, and book studying units just like the Amazon Kindle are at the leading edge of this revolution. despite the fact that, the textual content formatting the Kindle calls for will be challenging to decipher or even more durable to implement.

This booklet serves as a advisor to the method of formatting eBooks that glance nice at the Kindle each time. every one step is defined intimately, with examples and formatting suggestions came upon nowhere else. as well as directions for the conversion and formatting method, this e-book comprises exact reasons of the entire HTML and CSS markup supported by means of the Kindle, directions for reaching optimum photograph show caliber at the E Ink monitor, and different information about the Kindle's formatting standards formerly left to likelihood or hypothesis. appealing eBooks are at your fingertips. The Kindle and its readers wait for.

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Traditional Greek Dream Oracles

By Tanya Ferris

Beliefs approximately desires and their interpretation vary from position to put and now and then, in response to the people's residing stipulations. commonly, those that stay a common lifestyles -away from city facilities that are packed with environmental and electromagnetic toxins- are in nearer touch not just with their unconscious yet with the astral plains to boot. they generally tend to recollect their goals larger and so they have the ability to interpret them higher too. That's why humans of prior generations, who lived easier lives in an unpolluted atmosphere, knew easy methods to clarify their desires adequately and correctly.

The dream oracles contained during this publication are the results of decades of private study: i've got taken into consideration the interpretations given to me through my grandmother, who knew find out how to interpret desires competently, in addition to these given to me by way of many folks of her iteration. furthermore, recording my very own goals -as good as these of others- for many years, has consistently proved the reality of the oracles incorporated during this dream-book.

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How Hard Can it Be? (The World According to Clarkson, Volume 4)

By Jeremy Clarkson

This is often the amount four within the bestselling "World in accordance with Clarkson Series". Jeremy Clarkson had a dream - a global the place the nonsensical made experience, the idiotic was once abolished and the sheer bloody awesome used to be embraced. In "How demanding Can It Be?", our hero embarks on a quest to set the realm to rights. back. En-route, he discovers how rhubarb turns into the hot crack, comb over will finish anyone's quest for international domination and what unites a Filipino chambermaid in Abergavenny with Prince Andrew. For an individual who's ever woken up and notion the time has come to forestall the nonsense and have fun the sensational, learn on. simply because heavily, how difficult can it's?

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The Key to Castle Krondolee

By Jayden Woods

A foreigner surprises every body in citadel Krondolee whilst she claims to own the main to a room that has remained closed for hundreds of years, its contents unknown. Arken Jeridar, descended from the god of greed, schemes to win the major for himself and the queen's love suddenly. yet luck may well come at a much better price than he ever anticipated.

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Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

By Paul Stamets

Mycelium Running is a guide for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s correct: transforming into extra mushrooms could be the neatest thing we will do to avoid wasting the surroundings, and during this groundbreaking textual content from mushroom specialist Paul Stamets, you’ll discover how.
 
The simple technological know-how is going like this: Microscopic cells referred to as “mycelium”--the fruit of that are mushrooms--recycle carbon, nitrogen, and different crucial components as they holiday down plant and animal particles within the construction of wealthy new soil. What Stamets has came across is that we will capitalize on mycelium’s digestive strength and objective it to decompose poisonous wastes and pollution (mycoremediation), trap and decrease silt from streambeds and pathogens from agricultural watersheds (mycofiltration), regulate insect populations (mycopesticides), and usually increase the wellbeing and fitness of our forests and gardens (mycoforestry and myco-gardening).
 
In this complete advisor, you’ll locate chapters detailing every one of those 4 fascinating branches of what Stamets has coined “mycorestoration,” in addition to chapters at the medicinal and dietary homes of mushrooms, inoculation tools, log and stump tradition, and species choice for varied environmental reasons. seriously referenced and fantastically illustrated, this e-book is destined to be a vintage reference for bemushroomed generations to return.

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Mastering Mountain Bike Skills - 2nd Edition




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I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words (In Their Own Words)

By George Beahm

Drawn from greater than 3 many years of media coverage—print, digital, and online—this tribute serves up the simplest, such a lot thought-provoking insights ever spoken by means of Steve Jobs: greater than two hundred quotations which are crucial analyzing for everybody who seeks leading edge strategies and inspirations acceptable to their company, despite size.

Jobs, who kicked the bucket on October five, 2011 on the age of fifty six, co-founded Apple in 1976. He stepped down from that function in August 2011, bringing an finish to at least one of the best, so much transformative enterprise careers in heritage. through the years, Jobs gave numerous interviews to the media, explaining what he known as “the imaginative and prescient thing”—his unequalled skill to check, and effectively carry to undefined, buyer items that folks locate easily irresistible.

Jobs made an indelible mark in a number of industries, and performed an important function in developing others. ponder how Jobs and Apple formed the next fields: own pcs (laptop and desktop), apps (for a number of digital devices), desktop animation (Pixar), song (iTunes), telecommunications (iPhone), own electronic units (iPod), books (iBook), and, such a lot lately, capsules (iPad). Jobs was once the best company visionary of our era.

I, Steve is the fitting present or reference merchandise for everybody drawn to this nice American original.

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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature

By Matt Kloskowski

While Photoshop guru Matt Kloskowski used to be requested why he wrote this booklet, he answered, “It’s basic: i needed to write down the Photoshop publication that i wanted used to be round while i used to be studying Photoshop”. You’ve regularly identified that layers have been the foremost to figuring out Photoshop, and now you've got a source to teach you precisely how. With Matt’s transparent, easy-to-follow, and concise writing variety you’ll examine about:

  • Working with and handling a number of layers
  • Building a number of layered photographs
  • Blending layers together
  • Exactly which of the 25+ mix Modes you want to fear approximately (there’s only a few)
  • Layer protecting and simply how effortless it is.
  • Using layers to augment and retouch your photos
  • All of the ideas and methods that make utilizing layers a breeze.

If you must eventually comprehend layers in Photoshop, this e-book is the only you’ve been expecting.

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