A Thousand Nothings

Author by : Stephen Curry
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu Press, Inc
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Total Read : 37
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Description : "I will share my experiences of science — such as they are and as frankly as I can." With these words Professor Stephen Curry started writing about science on his blog in 2008. His aim was to demystify the business of being a scientist working in the UK in the 21st century but the journey turned out to be much more interesting than he had ever imagined. This book contains a personal collection of his most interesting and significant blog posts. It is probably too long.


Anna Karenina 1

Author by : Leo Tolstoi
Languange : id
Publisher by : Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia
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Total Read : 50
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Description : “Keluarga bahagia mirip satu dengan lainnya, keluarga tak bahagia tidak bahagia dengan jalannya sendiri-sendiri.” Novel Anna Karenina adalah kisah tentang tiga keluarga, salah satunya keluarga Karenin. Anna, istri Karenin, menyeleweng dengan seorang opsir muda yang mengaguminya, Aleksei Vronskii, dan akhirnya memutuskan tali perkawinan. Bagi Anna, penyelewengan itu merupakan petaka yang tak dapat ditolak dengan segudang alasan. Salah satunya, di mata Anna, Karenin hanyalah sepotong boneka tanpa jiwa dan harga diri meskipun dia seorang pejabat tinggi. “Dia itu bukan laki-laki, bukan manusia, tapi boneka!... Dia itu bukan manusia, tapi mesin kementerian,” kata Anna tentang suaminya.


Necessary Evil Of Nathan Miller

Author by : Demelza Carlton
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 99
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Description : Evil should never be necessary. Except when it is. Caitlin wakes in hospital, her damaged body telling a brutal story of torture, kidnap and rape that she will never forget. Burning for retribution, she'll stop at nothing to get her life back. Can she trust Nathan, the mysterious man who saved her life - or will his past destroy them both?


Uprooted And Forgotten

Author by : Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 71
Total Download : 250
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Catch 22

Author by : Joseph Heller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Total Read : 78
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Description : Presents the contemporary classic depicting the struggles of a U.S. airman attempting to survive the lunacy and depravity of a World War II base


Human Rights Watch

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 91
Total Download : 430
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Men We Reaped

Author by : Jesmyn Ward
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Total Read : 17
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Description : Named one of the Best Books of the Century by New York Magazine Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward (Salvage the Bones, Sing, Unburied, Sing) contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the risk of being a black man in the rural South. “We saw the lightning and that was the guns; and then we heard the thunder and that was the big guns; and then we heard the rain falling and that was the blood falling; and when we came to get in the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.” -Harriet Tubman In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five young men in her life-to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. Dealing with these losses, one after another, made Jesmyn ask the question: Why? And as she began to write about the experience of living through all the dying, she realized the truth-and it took her breath away. Her brother and her friends all died because of who they were and where they were from, because they lived with a history of racism and economic struggle that fostered drug addiction and the dissolution of family and relationships. Jesmyn says the answer was so obvious she felt stupid for not seeing it. But it nagged at her until she knew she had to write about her community, to write their stories and her own. Jesmyn grew up in poverty in rural Mississippi. She writes powerfully about the pressures this brings, on the men who can do no right and the women who stand in for family in a society where the men are often absent. She bravely tells her story, revisiting the agonizing losses of her only brother and her friends. As the sole member of her family to leave home and pursue higher education, she writes about this parallel American universe with the objectivity distance provides and the intimacy of utter familiarity. A brutal world rendered beautifully, Jesmyn Ward's memoir will sit comfortably alongside Edwidge Danticat's Brother, I'm Dying, Tobias Wolff's This Boy's Life, and Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.