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Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Joe Buchdahl
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-25 - Publisher: Oldcastle Books

How do we know if we can beat the bookmaker? That's easy: just look at our bank balance. But how do we know if we've not just been lucky? More specifically, how do we know that someone who says he can do it, and who is selling his 'expertise', can
Hawking Hawking
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Charles Seife
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Stephen Hawking was widely recognized as the world's best physicist and even the most brilliant man alive–but what if his true talent was self-promotion? When Stephen Hawking died, he was widely recognized as the world's best physicist, and even its smartest person. He was neither. In Hawking Hawking, science journalist
Heath and Thatcher in Opposition
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Eric Caines
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-06 - Publisher: Springer

This book traces how Edward Heath and Margaret Thatcher, during their respective years as Conservative Opposition Leaders (1965-70 and 1975-79), managed their Party’s attempts to ensure a return to government, each after two electoral defeats. They did so in the context of an emergent New Conservatism, championed by the likes
Squares & Sharps, Suckers & Sharks
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Joseph Buchdahl
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-27 - Publisher: Oldcastle Books

People have been gambling, in one form or another, for as long as history itself. Why? Money, entertainment, escape and a desire to win are all traditional explanations. Arguably, however, these are secondary considerations to a higher order purpose: a craving for control. Gambling offers a means of gaining authority
Upsetting the Balance (Worldwar, Book Three)
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Harry Turtledove
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-08 - Publisher: Del Rey

Russia, Communist China, Japan, Nazi Germany, the United States: they began World War II as mortal enemies. But suddenly their only hope for survival—never mind victory—was to unite to stop a mighty foe—one whose frightening technology appeared invincible. Far worse beings than the Nazis were loose. From Warsaw to Moscow