Zohar, Bereshith to Lekh Lekha: Or, Book of Light (Forgotten Books)


Zohar, Bereshith to Lekh Lekha: Or, Book of Light (Forgotten Books)
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Your Personal Horoscope 2019


Your Personal Horoscope 2019
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Yoshiwara by Stephen Longstreet, Ethel Longstreet

Yoshiwara: Geishas, Courtesans, and the Pleasure Quarters of Old Tokyo by Stephen Longstreet, Ethel Longstreet
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.0 MB
Overview: Lust will not keep.Something must be done about it."-inscription at the entrance to Yoshiwara

For over a hundred years the Western world has heard whispers of the pleasure city, Yoshiwara, set behind its walls in the city of Edo itself, which is today called Tokyo. Here was an eastern red light district, the place for the hedonists, the woman-seekers, the sensual plasure-hunters of old Japan. There, behind moated walls, an erotic Japanese world unmatched by the West was created by beautiful courtesans, geishas, dancers, actors, and artists. To this "floating world" came the hedonists and the sensual pleasure hunters of old Japan. Many myths and legends encircled the secrets of the Yoshiwara, and still do. In time other Japanese cities tried to copy the original, sometimes even calling their district for geishas and courtesans and pretty waitress girls a Yoshiwara.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Wrestling Babylon by Irvin Muchnick

Wrestling Babylon: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal by Irvin Muchnick
Requirements: .ePUB, .PDF reader, 2.35MB
Overview: Irvin Muchnick – a widely published writer and nephew of the late, legendary St. Louis wrestling promoter Sam Muchnick – has produced a book unlike any other on the astonishing growth of professional wrestling and its profound impact on mainstream sports and society. In Wrestling Babylon, he traces the demise of wrestling’s old Mafia-like territories and the rise of a national marketing base thanks to cable television, deregulation and a culture-wide nervous breakdown. Naturally, the figure of WWE’s Vince McMahon lurks throughout, but equally evident is the public’s late-empire lust for bread, circuses, and blood. As this book demonstrates, the more cartoonishly unreal wrestling got, the more chillingly real it became. What truly distinguishes Wrestling Babylon, however, is Muchnick’s ability to show how professional wrestling has become the ur-carnival for a culture that feeds on escapist displays of humiliation, revenge, fantasy characters, and sex.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Wrestling

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World Wrestling Insanity by James Guttman

World Wrestling Insanity: The Decline and Fall of a Family Empire by James Guttman
Requirements: .PDF reader, 2.59MB
Overview: The nepotism, backward logic, and power plays behind the World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) downfall are exposed in this indictment of wrestling’s first family: The McMahons.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Wrestling

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Wooden Warship Construction: A History in Ship Models


Wooden Warship Construction: A History in Ship Models
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Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis–Lessons from a Master


Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis–Lessons from a Master
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What Do I Do If.? by Eric Grzymkowski

What Do I Do If.?: How to Get Out of Real-Life Worst-Case Scenarios by Eric Grzymkowski
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 372 KB
Overview: Easy solutions for life’s toughest scenarios
When there’s a 1 in 12 million chance of a shark attack occurring and a 1 in 5 chance of bed-bug infestation, it’s easy to see which scenario is worth preparing for. What Do I Do If.? helps you solve the far more common, but no less devastating, of life’s little curveballs. From accidentally dropping your ring down the drain to blowing out a tire at 65 mph to dealing with a friend who won’t pay you back, each entry offers practical advice for fixing or getting out of just about any situation. With these handy instructions, you’ll finally be able to breathe a sigh of relief when your boss comes onto you, your brakes fail, or you get trapped in an avalanche.

Filled with 120 valuable solutions to life’s toughest problems, this book is there to save the day when you run into some bad luck and have no idea what to do next.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Undergraduate Algebra (Studies in the History of Mathematics and…


Undergraduate Algebra (Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences)
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Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years


Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years
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Tocqueville between Two Worlds by Sheldon S. Wolin

Tocqueville between Two Worlds: The Making of a Political and Theoretical Life by Sheldon S. Wolin
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.1MB
Overview: Alexis de Tocqueville may be the most influential political thinker in American history. He also led an unusually active and ambitious career in French politics. In this magisterial book, one of America’s most important contemporary theorists draws on decades of research and thought to present the first work that fully connects Tocqueville’s political and theoretical lives. In doing so, Sheldon Wolin presents sweeping new interpretations of Tocqueville’s major works and of his place in intellectual history. As he traces the origins and impact of Tocqueville’s ideas, Wolin also offers a profound commentary on the general trajectory of Western political life over the past two hundred years.

Wolin proceeds by examining Tocqueville’s key writings in light of his experiences in the troubled world of French politics. He portrays Democracy in America, for example, as a theory of discovery that emerged from Tocqueville’s contrasting experiences of America and of France’s constitutional monarchy. He shows us how Tocqueville used Recollections to reexamine his political commitments in light of the revolutions of 1848 and the threat of socialism. He portrays The Old Regime and the French Revolution as a work of theoretical history designed to throw light on the Bonapartist despotism he saw around him. Throughout, Wolin highlights the tensions between Tocqueville’s ideas and his activities as a politician, arguing that–despite his limited political success–Tocqueville was ”perhaps the last influential theorist who can be said to have truly cared about political life.”
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Politics

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Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire


Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire
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Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life


Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life
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The Wonder Weeks by Hetty van de Rijt, Frans X. Plooij

The Wonder Weeks: How to Stimulate Your Baby’s Mental Development and Help Him Turn His 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases Into Magical Leaps Forward by Hetty van de Rijt, Frans X. Plooij
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 10.8 MB
Overview: The Wonder Weeks. How to stimulate your baby’s mental development and help him turn his 10 predictable, great, fussy phases into magical leaps forward describes in easy-to-understand terms the incredible developmental changes that all babies go through during the first 20 months of their lives. This is the extended, "fat" edition with 2 more chapters covering 2 more leaps in the mental development of your baby up to the end of the sensorimotor period.

The book is based on the discovery of a little known phenomenon: all normal, healthy babies appear to be more tearful, troublesome, demanding and clingy at very nearly the same ages.

These age-related fluctuations in need for body contact and attention are related to major and quite dramatic changes in the brains of the children. These changes enable a baby to enter a whole new perceptual world and, as a consequence, to learn many new skills. This should be a reason for celebration, but as far as the baby is concerned these changes are bewildering. He’s taken aback — everything has changed overnight. It is as if he has woken up on a strange planet.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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