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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

Nanyang
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

Reunion
Ian Stewart
English
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
English
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
English
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 myt… more

Nobody’s Child (The Pandora Files)
Austin Boyd
Zondervan , 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
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
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
Heaven - Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
 

HeavenIan Stewart, Jack Cohen

All Second-Best Sailor wants is to sail his boat and trade with the wandering Neanderthals. But when the reefwives discover that a Cosmic Unity mission fleet is heading for his homeworld, his comfortable lifestyle vanishes in an instant. Al… more

Heaven
Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Aspect , English
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ... - Ian Stewart Glass
 

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ...Ian Stewart Glass

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La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-century mathematicians involved in understand… more

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist
Ian Stewart Glass
OUP Oxford , English
Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ... - Ian Stewart Glass
 

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, ...Ian Stewart Glass

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La Caille was one of the observational astronomers and geodesists who followed Newton in developing ideas about celestial mechanics and the shape of the earth. He provided data to the great 18th-century mathematicians involved in understand… more

Nicolas-Louis De La Caille, Astronomer and Geodesist
Ian Stewart Glass
OUP Oxford , English
Concepts of Modern Mathematics - Ian Stewart
 

Concepts of Modern MathematicsIan Stewart

In this charming volume, a noted English mathematician uses humor and anecdote to illuminate the concepts underlying “new math”: groups, sets, subsets, topology, Boolean algebra, and other subjects. No advanced mathematical background is ne… more

Concepts of Modern Mathematics
Ian Stewart
Dover Publications , English
Chaos in Real Data (Populati... - Ian Stewart
 

Chaos in Real Data (Populati...Ian Stewart

Chaos in Real Data studies the range of data analytic techniques available to study nonlinear population dynamics for ecological time series. Several case studies are studied using typically short and noisy population data from field and… more

Chaos in Real Data (Population and Community Biology Series)
Ian Stewart
Chapman & Hall/CRC , English
Quicklet on The Best Rolling... - Sara Powell
 

Quicklet on The Best Rolling...Sara Powell

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ABOUT THE BOOK

Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones, once famously said that he’d “rather be dead than sing “Satisfaction” when (he’s) forty-five.” However, Jagger will turn sixty-nine years old this year, the same year the Roll… more

Quicklet on The Best Rolling Stones Songs: Lyrics and Analysis
Sara Powell
Hyperink Rolling Stones Songs Analysis , English
Mad About the Boys -
 

Mad About the Boys

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After 12 long years, STARbooks Press is pleased to announce the re-release of “MAD ABOUT THE BOYS” !One of John Patrick’s most popular anthologies of gay erotica has just been released in a new second edition!What can you do? You like sex, … more

Mad About the Boys
STARbooks Press , English
The Rolling Stones: A WikiFo... - George Andersen
 

The Rolling Stones: A WikiFo...George Andersen

The Rolling Stones: A WikiFocus Book details the History, 1970–1974, 1975–1982, 1992–2004, Musical development, Early songwriting, Band members, Official videographya and impact of The Rolling Stones.The Rolling Stones are an English rock b… more

The Rolling Stones: A WikiFocus Book (WikiFocus Book Series)
George Andersen
WikiFocus Books International , English
The Next Fifty Years: Scienc... -
 

The Next Fifty Years: Scienc...

A brilliant ensemble of the world’s most visionary scientists provides twenty-five original never-before-published essays about the advances in science and technology that we may see within our lifetimes.Theoretical physicist and bestsellin… more

The Next Fifty Years: Science in the First Half of the Twenty-first Century (Vintage)
Vintage , English
The Best Writing on Mathemat... - Mircea Pitici
 

The Best Writing on Mathemat...Mircea Pitici

This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 makes available to a w… more

The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013
Mircea Pitici
Princeton University Press , English

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