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Nanyang - Ian Stewart

NanyangIan Stewart

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Romance, adventure, drama, and history meld in the sweeping Asian saga Nanyang - now republished with a comprehensive guide to the book’s fictional characters and historical figures.It is an epic tale spanning a period of 200 years during w… more

Ian Stewart
Ian Stewart , English
Reunion - Ian Stewart

ReunionIan Stewart

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As an Indonesian air attack on Darwin looms, the mind of Gordon McGregor, architect of this thriving metropolis of 2,750,000 people, is churning with memories of Jakarta 50 years ago and two women with whom he was infatuated.“Two women so d… more

Ian Stewart
The Seizing of Singapore - Ian Stewart

The Seizing of SingaporeIan Stewart

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The seriously obese Morgan Khoo believes he has come up with a brilliant idea to recoup financial losses threatening to sink the family empire he has inherited from his father and, most importantly, allow him to continue a lavish lifestyle … more

The Seizing of Singapore
Ian Stewart
The Mathematics of Life - Ian Stewart

The Mathematics of LifeIan Stewart

Biologists have long dismissed mathematics as being unable to meaningfully contribute to our understanding of living beings. Within the past ten years, however, mathematicians have proven that they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of… more

The Mathematics of Life
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Nobody's Child (The Pandora Files) - Austin Boyd

Nobody's Child (The Pandora Files)Austin Boyd

Austin Boyd’s vivid writing plunges you into Appalachia with such descriptive realism that you taste the perfume of summer clover and melt into the tender heart of a young woman who would sacrifice anything for Daddy. Hearkening to the myth… more

Nobody’s Child (The Pandora Files)
Austin Boyd
Zondervan , English
Nothing: From absolute zero ... - New Scientist

Nothing: From absolute zero ...New Scientist

Zero, zip, nada, zilch. It’s all too easy to ignore the fascinating possibilities of emptiness and non-existence, and we may well wonder what there is to say about nothing. But scientists have known for centuries that nothing is the key to … more

Nothing: From absolute zero to cosmic oblivion ? amazing insights into nothingness
New Scientist
Profile Books , English
What Does a Martian Look Lik... - Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart

What Does a Martian Look Lik...Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart

A fascinating and useful handbook to both the science and science fiction of extraterrestrial life. Cohen and Stewart are amusing, opinionated, and expert guides. I found it a terrific and informative piece of work-nothing else like it!”-G… more

What Does a Martian Look Like: The Science of Extraterrestrial Life
Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Wiley , English
The Peking Payoff - Ian Stewart

The Peking PayoffIan Stewart

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In the 1970s, a Hong Kong taipan, Donald MacGribben, sets out to obtain a secure future for the British Crown Colony amid uncertainty created by a power struggle in Maoist China. He arranges a meeting at the Canton (Kwangtung) Trade Fair wi… more

The Peking Payoff
Ian Stewart
The Unintentional Jihadi - Ian Stewart

The Unintentional JihadiIan Stewart

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Charlie Finch is a divorced, Singapore-based stringer for a British newspaper, who is struggling to make enough money to meet his alimony payments and provide the financial incentive required to persuade a Chinese bar girl to live with him…. more

The Unintentional Jihadi
Ian Stewart
Uma História da simetria na ... - Ian Stewart

Uma História da simetria na ...Ian Stewart

Até bem pouco tempo, a simetria – um tipo especial de transformação que, embora movendo um objeto, permite que ele permaneça o mesmo – era uma busca indecifrável no campo da matemática. No entanto, no século XX, emergiu como elemento centra… more

Uma História da simetria na matemática (Portuguese Edition)
Ian Stewart
Zahar , Portuguese
How To Get That Job and Beat... - Ian Stewart Roberts

How To Get That Job and Beat...Ian Stewart Roberts

This book is a guide to finding employment, even in times of austerity and slow economic growth. There are numerous traditional ways of looking for a job, but few people are aware of all the possible options or the measures that can be tak… more

How To Get That Job and Beat the Competition
Ian Stewart Roberts
Mindfulness, Acceptance, and... - Joseph Ciarrochi

Mindfulness, Acceptance, and...Joseph Ciarrochi

Many have wondered if there is a key ingredient to living a full and happy life. For decades now, scientists and psychologists alike have been studying the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The positiv… more

Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Positive Psychology: The Seven Foundations of Well-Being (The Context Press Mindfulness and Acceptance Practica Series)
Joseph Ciarrochi
Context Press , English
Figments of Reality: The Evo... - Ian Stewart

Figments of Reality: The Evo...Ian Stewart

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Peppered with wit and controversial topics, this is a refreshing new look at the co-evolution of mind and culture. Bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen (The Collapse of Chaos, 1994) eloquently argue that our minds evolved within a… more

Figments of Reality: The Evolution of the Curious Mind
Ian Stewart
Cambridge University Press , English
Professor Stewart's Hoard of... - Ian Stewart

Professor Stewart's Hoard of...Ian Stewart

Opening another drawer in his Cabinet of Curiosities, renowned mathematics professor Ian Stewart presents a new medley of games, paradoxes, and riddles in Professor Stewart’s Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. With wit and aplomb, Stewart min… more

Professor Stewart’s Hoard of Mathematical Treasures
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Interzone #247 July - Aug 20... - L.S. Johnson, Philip Suggars...

Interzone #247 July - Aug 20...L.S. Johnson, Philip Suggars...

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British Fantasy Society Award 2013 winner in the magazine/periodical category. High summer brings hot new fiction from L.S. Johnson, Russ Colson, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, and Philip Suggars, with the story that ran up t… more

Interzone #247 July - Aug 2013 (Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine)
L.S. Johnson, Philip Suggars, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, Russ Colson
TTA Press , English
Math Hysteria: Fun and games... - Ian Stewart

Math Hysteria: Fun and games...Ian Stewart

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Welcome to Ian Stewart’s strange and magical world of mathematics! In Math Hysteria, Professor Stewart presents us with a wealth of magical puzzles, each one spun around an amazing tale: Counting the Cattle of the Sun; The Great Drain Robb… more

Math Hysteria: Fun and games with mathematics
Ian Stewart
OUP Oxford , English
Letters to a Young Mathematician - Ian Stewart

Letters to a Young MathematicianIan Stewart

The first scientific entry in the acclaimed Art of Mentoring series from Basic Books, Letters to a Young Mathematician tells readers what Ian Stewart wishes he had known when he was a student and young faculty member. Subjects ranging from … more

Letters to a Young Mathematician
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
Symmetry: A Very Short Intro... - Ian Stewart

Symmetry: A Very Short Intro...Ian Stewart

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In the 1800s mathematicians introduced a formal theory of symmetry: group theory. Now a branch of abstract algebra, this subject first arose in the theory of equations. Symmetry is an immensely important concept in mathematics and throughou… more

Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Ian Stewart
OUP Oxford , English
Visions of Infinity: The Gre... - Ian Stewart

Visions of Infinity: The Gre...Ian Stewart

It is one of the wonders of mathematics that, for every problem mathematicians solve, another awaits to perplex and galvanize them. Some of these problems are new, while others have puzzled and bewitched thinkers across the ages. Such chall… more

Visions of Infinity: The Great Mathematical Problems
Ian Stewart
Basic Books , English
What Is Mathematics?: An Ele... - Herbert Robbins, Richard Courant

What Is Mathematics?: An Ele...Herbert Robbins, Richard Courant

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For more than two thousand years a familiarity with mathematics has been regarded as an indispensable part of the intellectual equipment of every cultured person. Today, unfortunately, the traditional place of mathematics in education is in… more

What Is Mathematics?: An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods
Herbert Robbins, Richard Courant
Oxford University Press, USA , English

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