Nigger by Dick Gregory, Robert Lipsyte

Nigger: An Autobiography by Dick Gregory, Robert Lipsyte
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 3.1 MB
Overview: Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory’s million-copy-plus bestselling memoir-now in trade paperback for the first time.

"Powerful and ugly and beautiful.a moving story of a man who deeply wants a world without malice and hate and is doing something about it."-The New York Times

Fifty-five years ago, in 1964, an incredibly honest and revealing memoir by one of the America’s best-loved comedians and activists, Dick Gregory, was published. With a shocking title and breathtaking writing, Dick Gregory defined a genre and changed the way race was discussed in America.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs Autobiography

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Inconvenient Facts by Gregory Wrightstone

Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know by Gregory Wrightstone
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 8.7 Mb
Overview: You have been inundated with reports from media, governments, think tanks and “experts” saying that our climate is changing for the worse and it is our fault. Increases in droughts, heat waves, tornadoes and poison ivy-to name a few-are all blamed on our “sins of emissions” from burning fossil fuels and increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet, you don’t quite buy into this human-caused climate apocalypse. You aren’t sure about the details because you don’t have all the facts and likely aren’t a scientist. Inconvenient Facts was specifically created for you. Writing in plain English and providing easily understood charts and figures, Gregory Wrightstone presents the science to assess the basis of the threatened Thermageddon.

The book’s 60 “inconvenient facts” come from government sources, peer-reviewed literature or scholarly works, set forth in a way that is lucid and entertaining. The information likely will challenge your current understanding of many apocalyptic predictions about our ever dynamic climate.

You will learn that the planet is improving, not in spite of increasing CO2 and rising temperature, but because of it. The very framework of the climate-catastrophe argument will be confronted with scientific fact.
Arm yourself with the truth.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Inconvenient Facts by Gregory Wrightstone

Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know by Gregory Wrightstone
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 8.7 Mb
Overview: You have been inundated with reports from media, governments, think tanks and “experts” saying that our climate is changing for the worse and it is our fault. Increases in droughts, heat waves, tornadoes and poison ivy-to name a few-are all blamed on our “sins of emissions” from burning fossil fuels and increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet, you don’t quite buy into this human-caused climate apocalypse. You aren’t sure about the details because you don’t have all the facts and likely aren’t a scientist. Inconvenient Facts was specifically created for you. Writing in plain English and providing easily understood charts and figures, Gregory Wrightstone presents the science to assess the basis of the threatened Thermageddon.

The book’s 60 “inconvenient facts” come from government sources, peer-reviewed literature or scholarly works, set forth in a way that is lucid and entertaining. The information likely will challenge your current understanding of many apocalyptic predictions about our ever dynamic climate.

You will learn that the planet is improving, not in spite of increasing CO2 and rising temperature, but because of it. The very framework of the climate-catastrophe argument will be confronted with scientific fact.
Arm yourself with the truth.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Mercury by Gregory L. Vogt

Mercury (Early Bird Astronomy) by Gregory L. Vogt
Requirements: .PDF reader, 14.2 mb
Overview: A description of Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun. The text discusses Mercurys distinguishing characteristics, its position in the solar system its composition and atmospheric conditions, its moons, and how scientists have learned about Mercury over time. Color photos and diagrams enhance understanding of the text.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Gifts and Commodities by C. A. Gregory

Gifts and Commodities by C. A. Gregory
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 7.1MB
Overview: Christopher A. Gregory’s Gifts and Commodities is one of the undisputed classics of economic anthropology. On its publication in 1982, it spurred intense, ongoing debates about gifts and gifting, value, exchange, and the place of political economy in anthropology.

Gifts and Commodities is, at once, a critique of neoclassical economics and development theory, a critical history of colonial Papua New Guinea, and a comparative ethnography of exchange in Melanesian societies. This new edition includes a foreword by anthropologist Marilyn Strathern and a new preface by the author that discusses the ongoing response to the book and the debates it has engendered, debates that have become more salient in our evermore neoliberal and globalized era.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Anthropology

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The Philosophy Book by Gregory Bassham

The Philosophy Book: From the Vedas to the New Atheists, 250 Milestones in the History of Philosophy by Gregory Bassham
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 69.3 Mb
Overview: Philosophy explores the deepest, most fundamental questions of reality-and this accessible and entertaining chronology presents 250 milestones of the most important theories, events, and seminal publications in the field over the last 3,500 years. The brief, engaging entries cover a range of topics and cultures, from the Hindu Vedas and Plato’s theory of forms to Ockham’s Razor, Pascal’s Wager, Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature, existentialism, feminism, Philosophical Zombies, and the Triple Theory of Ethics. Beautifully illustrated and filled with unexpected insights, The Philosophy Book will appeal to a wide spectrum of readers.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Black Sheep One : the lifetime of Gregory ‘Pappy’ Boyington

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Accustomed by way of Kyra Gregory

Lost Childhoods by Gregory J. Jurkovic

Lost Childhoods: The Plight Of The Parentified Child by Gregory J. Jurkovic
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.92MB
Overview: Growing numbers of children are being destructively parentified, sacrificing their childhoods and assuming a parental role to take care of family members and the family as a whole. This process is found in troubled families of all kinds, whether experiencing marital conflict, divorce, substance abuse, depression, violence, incest, physical or emotional disability, workaholism, or other forms of stress and dysfunction. Lost Childhoods is an exploration of the complicated individual, family, sociocultural, and existential-ethical forces at work in the lives of parentified children-and treatment strategies that systematically address different layers of the parentification process.The author guides the reader from an integrated conceptualization to possible causes, transgenerational transmission patterns, and manifestations of parentification. The 2nd part of the book introduces methods of assessment, treatment, and prevention of destructive forms of parentification.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical

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Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts [Audiobook]

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts [Audiobook]

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Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 1.2 GB
Overview: “It took me a long time and most of the world to learn what I know about love and fate and the choices we make, but the heart of it came to me in an instant, while I was chained to a wall and being tortured.”
So begins this epic, mesmerizing first novel set in the underworld of contemporary Bombay. Shantaram is narrated by Lin, an escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum-security prison in Australia for the teeming streets of a city where he can disappear.
Accompanied by his guide and faithful friend Prabaker, the two enter Bombay’s hidden society of beggars and gangsters, prostitutes and holy men, soldiers and actors, and Indians and exiles from other countries, who seek in this remarkable place what they cannot find elsewhere.
As a hunted man without a home, family, or identity, Lin searches for love and meaning while running a clinic in one of the city’s poorest slums, and serving his apprenticeship in the dark arts of the Bombay mafia. The search leads him to war, prison torture, murder, and a series of enigmatic and bloody betrayals. The keys to unlock the mysteries and intrigues that bind Lin are held by two people. The first is Khader Khan: mafia godfather, criminal-philosopher-saint, and mentor to Lin in the underworld of the Golden City. The second is Karla: elusive, dangerous, and beautiful, whose passions are driven by secrets that torment her and yet give her a terrible power.
Burning slums and five-star hotels, romantic love and prison agonies, criminal wars and Bollywood films, spiritual gurus and mujaheddin guerrillas – this huge novel has the world of human experience in its reach, and a passionate love for India at its heart. Based on the life of the author, it is by any measure the debut of an extraordinary voice in literature.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction

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Programming Beyond Practices by Gregory T. Brown

Programming Beyond Practices: Be More Than Just a Code Monkey by Gregory T. Brown
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 9 MB
Overview: Writing code is the easy part of your work as a software developer. This practical book lets you explore the other 90%-everything from requirements discovery and rapid prototyping to business analysis and designing for maintainability. Instead of providing neatly packaged advice from on high, author Gregory Brown presents detailed examples of the many problems developers encounter, including the thought process it takes to solve them.

He does this in an unusual and entertaining fashion by making you the main character in a series of chapter-length stories. As these stories progress, the examples become more complex, and your responsibilities increase. Together, these stories take you on a journey that will make you question and refine the way you think about, and work on, software projects.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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DadVentures by Alex Gregory

DadVentures: Amazing Outdoor Adventures for Daring Dads and Fearless Kids by Alex Gregory
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 180.45 MB
Overview: The ultimate family activity guide for busy, daring dads in need of a little inspiration to spend quality time with their kids, by Olympic gold medallist, adventurer and father of three Alex Gregory.
A charming audiobook by Olympic gold medallist rower, adventurer and father of three Alex Gregory, DadVentures is packed with inspiration and aimed at busy dads in need of highly practical and fun ideas of what to do with their kids, which need little expense or advance preparation. DadVentures will appeal to anyone who wants an achievable, easy plan on an otherwise empty family day, without needing to do a sport or (shudder) resort to soft play.
The audiobook is divided into highly practical categories to fit into whatever time slots work within the busy day: after-school walk, 30 minute wander (essential listening for the feral hour just before tea time), two-hour run around, half-day experience, full-day exploration, overnight expedition, and pushing away from the land.
DadVentures is a pragmatic but inspiring book about easy ways to create family memories just by walking out the front door – as sometimes getting out of the front door is the hardest part.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Westmoreland’s War by Gregory A. Daddis (.M4B)

Westmoreland’s War: Reassessing American Strategy in Vietnam by Gregory A. Daddis
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 318 MB
Overview: General William C. Westmoreland has long been derided for his failed strategy of "attrition" in the Vietnam War. Historians have argued that Westmoreland’s strategy placed a premium on high "body counts" through a "big unit war" that relied almost solely on search and destroy missions. Many believe the US Army failed in Vietnam because of Westmoreland’s misguided and narrow strategy.
In a groundbreaking reassessment of American military strategy in Vietnam, Gregory Daddis overturns conventional wisdom and shows how Westmoreland did indeed develop a comprehensive campaign which included counterinsurgency, civic action, and the importance of gaining political support from the South Vietnamese population. Exploring the realities of a large, yet not wholly unconventional environment, Daddis reinterprets the complex political and military battlefields of Vietnam. Without searching for blame, he analyzes how American civil and military leaders developed strategy and how Westmoreland attempted to implement a sweeping strategic vision.
Westmoreland’s War is a landmark reinterpretation of one of America’s most divisive wars, outlining the multiple, interconnected aspects of American military strategy in Vietnam-combat operations, pacification, nation building, and the training of the South Vietnamese armed forces. Daddis offers a critical reassessment of one of the defining moments in American history.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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