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|Author by||: Jessica Hische|
|Editor||: Chronicle Books|
This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind making award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and hone their skills. With more than 250 images of her penciled sketches, this highly visual ebook is an essential—and entirely enjoyable—resource for those who practice or simply appreciate the art of hand lettering.
|Author by||: Johan Norberg|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
A Book of the Year for The Economist and the Observer Our world seems to be collapsing. The daily news cycle reports the deterioration: divisive politics across the Western world, racism, poverty, war, inequality, hunger. While politicians, journalists and activists from all sides talk about the damage done, Johan Norberg offers an illuminating and heartening analysis of just how far we have come in tackling the greatest problems facing humanity. In the face of fear-mongering, darkness and division, the facts are unequivocal: the golden age is now.
|Author by||: John Bunyan|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press, USA|
"The Pilgrim's Progress" has inspired readers for over three centuries and is a classic of the heroic Puritan tradition and a founding text in the development of the English novel. This Oxford World's Classics edition features illustrations that appeared with the book in Bunyan's lifetime.
|Author by||: John Bunyan|
|Editor||: Wordsworth Editions|
"In John Bunyan's classic allegory, Christian abandons his family and the City of Destruction and sets off to find salvation. His path is straight but not easy, and he is beset by trials, including the terrible violence of the destructive Apollyon and the Giant Despair, as he pursues his pilgrimage through the Slough of Despond, the Delectable Mountains and Vanity Fair towards the Celestial City. In the second part of the narrative his wife, Christiana, is escorted by Great-Heart through the same difficult terrain. Written with the urgency of persecuted faith and a fiery imagination, The Pilgrim's Progress is a spiritual as well as a literary classic." "In his introduction, Roger Pooley discusses Bunyan's life and theology, as well as the text's biblical and historical backdrop, its success and critical history. This edition also includes accompanying seventeenth-century illustrations, a chronology, suggested further reading, notes and an index."--BOOK JACKET.
|Author by||: Book Riot|
|Editor||: Abrams Noterie|
Created by Book Riot, an online destination devoted to people who live to read, this smartly designed reading log consists of entry pages to record stats, impressions, and reviews of each book you read. Evenly interspersed among these entry pages are 12 challenges inspired by Book Riot's annual Read Harder initiative, which began in 2015 to encourage readers to pick up passed-over books, try out new genres, and choose titles from a wider range of voices and perspectives. Indulge your inner book nerd and read a book about books, get a new perspective on current events by reading a book written by an immigrant, find a hidden gem by reading a book published by an independent press, and so much more. Each challenge includes an inspiring quotation, an explanation of why the challenge will prove to be rewarding, and five book recommendations that fulfill the challenge.
|Author by||: Connor Franta|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
From award-winning vlogger and entrepreneur Connor Franta comes this collectible hardcover edition—complete with a brand-new bonus chapter—of his New York Times bestselling memoir, A Work in Progress, which was selected by Forbes as a Top 5 Breakthrough Book of 2015 and won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Memoir. In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, YouTube star Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation—so far. Here, Connor offers a look at his Midwestern upbringing as one of four children in the home and one of five in the classroom; his struggles with identity, body image, and sexuality in his teen years; and his decision to finally pursue his creative and artistic passions in his early twenties, setting up his thrilling career as a YouTube personality, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and tastemaker. Exploring his past with insight and humor, his present with humility, and his future with hope, Connor reveals his private struggles while providing heartfelt words of wisdom for young adults. His words will resonate with anyone coming of age in the digital era, but at the core this is a timeless message for people of all ages: don’t be afraid to be yourself and to go after what you truly want. This full-color collection includes photography and exclusive childhood clippings and is a must-have for anyone inspired by his journey.
The Pilgrim s Progress from this World to that which is to Come Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream
|Author by||: John Bunyan|
|Author by||: Emilio Fernández-Alvarez,Alexis Arzimanoglou,Eduardo Tolosa|
|Editor||: John Libbey Eurotext|
Paediatric Movement disorders is a relatively new and exciting field of child neurology. This book represents the outcome of an international symposium organised as a forum of exchange between both adult and child neurologists. The contributions of highly qualified experts represent the 'state of the art' of this rapidly expanding field. A source of thought for progress in further understanding, it will prove to be a useful tool to both clinicians and scientists.
|Author by||: Emil Wolf|
In the fourty-six years that have gone by since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science. The volumes in this series which have appeared up to now contain nearly 300 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments. - Historial Overview - Attosecond Laser Pulses - History of Conical refraction - Particle Concept of Light - Field Quantization in Optics - History of Near-Field Optics - History of Tunneling - Influence of Young's Interference Experiment ob Development of Statistical optics - Planck, Photon Statistics and Bose-Einstein Condensation
|Author by||: Gordon Leslie Barnhart,University of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center|
|Editor||: University of Regina Press|
Thomas Walter Scott was a newspaper owner and successful businessman before being elected to the House of Commons in 1905 as member for Assiniboia West. He became leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party by 1905 and premier of the new province. This biography covers the life of this respected political leader from birth through his political career to his retirement years, giving a picture of his labours in the fields of education, female suffrage, agriculture, and public policy whose fruits continue to be of influence in the province.
|Author by||: Dirk Van Hulle|
The text of Finnegans Wake is not as monolithic as it might seem. It grew out of a set of short vignettes, sections and fragments. Several of these sections, which James Joyce confidently claimed would "fuse of themselves", are still recognizable in the text of Finnegans Wake. And while they are undeniably integrated very skillfully, they also function separately. In this publication history, Dirk Van Hulle examines the interaction between the private composition process and the public life of Joyce's 'Work in Progress', from the creation of the separate sections through their publication in periodicals and as separately published sections. Van Hulle highlights the beautifully crafted editions published by fine arts presses and Joyce's encouragement of his daughter's creative talents, even as his own creative process was slowing down in the 1930s. All of these pre-book publications were "alive" in both bibliographic and textual terms, as Joyce continually changed the texts in order to prepare the book publication of Finnegans Wake. Van Hulle's book offers a fresh perspective on these texts, showing that they are not just preparatory versions of Finnegans Wake but a 'Work in Progress' in their own right.
|Author by||: David J. Berghuis,Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Save hours of time-consuming paperwork The Addiction Progress Notes Planner, Fifth Edition provides prewritten session and patient presentation descriptions for each behavioral problem in the Addiction Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition. The prewritten progress notes can be easily and quickly adapted to fit a particular client need or treatment situation. Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized progress notes Organized around 44 behaviorally based presenting problems including depression, gambling, nicotine abuse/dependence, chronic pain, and eating disorders Features over 1,000 prewritten progress notes summarizing patient presentation, themes of session, and treatment delivered Provides an array of treatment approaches that correspond with the behavioral problems and DSM-5 diagnostic categories in The Addiction Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition Offers sample progress notes that conform to the latest ASAM guidelines and meet the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies, including CARF, TJC, COA, and the NCQA Incorporates new progress notes language consistent with Evidence-Based Treatment Interventions
|Author by||: Taco Visser|
|Editor||: Progress in Optics|
Progress in Optics, Volume 62, an ongoing series, contains more than 300 review articles by distinguished research workers that have become permanent records for many important developments, helping optical scientists and optical engineers stay informed in their respective fields. The many chapters that have appeared over the years in different volumes have become standard references in scientific articles, mainly because of their high quality and detailed account on the state-of-the-art of the topics they describe. Contains comprehensive, in-depth reviews Includes contributions from leading authorities Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field Presents timely and state-of-the-art reviews
|Author by||: Samuel L. Macey|
|Editor||: University of Georgia Press|
The development of increasingly precise measurements is an essential part of what Samuel L. Macey identifies as the West's wide-ranging effort to rationalize human activity--to simplify and standardize the way we work and communicate with one another. In The Dynamics of Progress, Macey examines the history of such rationalizations as they have manifested themselves. He identifies a symbiotic relationship among these different types of rationalization, demonstrating that without the rationalizing of time, weights and measures, numbers, and language, the scientific, technological, and industrial advances of the past three hundred years would have been inconceivable. In addition to discussing rationalization in its various forms, Macey also addresses reactions against it, and closes with some observations on the future. Increasing demands for material goods have the potential for spreading wealth, but such demands strain the earth's limited resources. How we address the challenge posed by this depletion of resources, Macey suggests, will be the ultimate test of our rationalizing powers.
|Author by||: Dmitri Rabounski ,Florentin Smarandache, Larissa Borissova|
|Editor||: Infinite Study|
The Journal on Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Experimental Physics, including Related Themes from Mathematics
|Author by||: James Jeans,William Bragg,E.V. Appleton,E. Mellanby,J.B.S. Haldane,Julian S. Huxley|
First published in 1936, this volume contains six of the Halley Stewart Lectures – originally founded "For Research towards the Christian Ideal in All Social Life" – by some of the greatest of English scientists of the mid-20th century, each a leading authority in his respective field: cosmology, physics, meteorology, medicine and genetics. The final lecture considers the relationship between scientific knowledge and human ideals, commenting on the paradox that a century which produced such scientific advance also witnessed the most concentrated period of social, economic and political turmoil in world history.
|Author by||: Alice Munro|
|Editor||: London, England : Flamingo|
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE(R) IN LITERATURE 2013 Alice Munro, who received the National Book Critics Circle Award for her latest collection of stories, The Love of a Good Woman, is widely acknowledged as a modern master of the short story. In this earlier collection, she demonstrates all of those strengths that have won her so many literary accolades. A divorced woman returns to her childhood home where she confronts the memory of her parents' confounding yet deep bond. The accidental near-drowning of a child exposes the fragility of the trust between children and parents. A young man, remembering a terrifying childhood incident, wrestles with the responsibility he has always felt for his younger brother. In these and other stories Alice Munro proves once again a sensitive and compassionate chronicler of our times. Drawing us into the most intimate corners of ordinary lives, she reveals much about ourselves, our choices, and our experiences of love.