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Infinite Baseball
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Alva Noë
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Baseball is a strange sport: it consists of long periods in which little seems to be happening, punctuated by high-energy outbursts of rapid fire activity. Because of this, despite ever greater profits, Major League Baseball is bent on finding ways to shorten games, and to tailor baseball to today's shorter
Infinite Baseball
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Alva Noë
Categories: SPORTS & RECREATION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"...Philosopher and baseball fan Alva Noë explores the many unexpected ways in which baseball is truly a philosophical kind of game. For example, he ponders how observers of baseball are less interested in what happens, than in who is responsible for what happens; every action receives praise or blame. To
The Tenderloin
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John Butler
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-03 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

‘The Tenderloin bleeds its raw honesty onto every page – it is a truly felt and moving book’ Kevin Barry, author of City of Bohane It’s 1995 and Evan has embarked on an adventure that will change his life – leaving home in Dublin for the rolling hills and fog-swept
And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Lawrence Weschler
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-13 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own most singular patient "[An] engrossing biographical memoir. This is Sacks at full blast: on endless ward rounds, observing his post-encephalitic patients . . . exulting over horseshoe crabs and chunks of Iceland spar." —Barbara Kiser, Nature The author Lawrence Weschler began
The Murderer's Apprentice
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Daryl Anderson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-05 - Publisher: Mob City Books

Baltimore, 1966. A twelve-year-old girl is about to discover that some monsters are real. Dara Burke’s life is far from perfect. Her parents fight all the time, and her little brother Alvey is a royal pain. But none of that matters because it’s summer! Now she and her best friend