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Product Description: The wizards of Unseen University are again called upon to defend their creation, Roundworld, this time in a courtroom—where its very existence hangs in the balance.   The Omnians fervently believe that the world is round, not flat, and view the discovery of Roundworld as a vindication of their faith...read more

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9780804169004 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, December 22, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The wizards of Unseen University are again called upon to defend their creation, Roundworld, this time in a courtroom—where its very existence hangs in the balance.

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Product Description: When Charles Darwin writes the wrong book and reverses the progress of science, Unseen University’s wizards must once again save Roundworld (Earth, that is) from an apocalyptic end.   Ever since a wizardly experiment inadvertently brought about the creation of Roundworld, the wizard scholars of Unseen University have done their best to put things on the right course...read more

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9780804168984 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, June 9, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Charles Darwin writes the wrong book and reverses the progress of science, Unseen University’s wizards must once again save Roundworld (Earth, that is) from an apocalyptic end.

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Product Description: This is the remarkable true story of a young Anglo-Chilean Christian who went to England to get an education, fell in love with a Jewish girl, then fell in love with socialist Zionism and ended up living on a kibbutz in Israel. After many years his children became ultra-Orthodox Jews (haredim) and finally the story has a very unusual twist...read more

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9781507801185 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 31, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This is the remarkable true story of a young Anglo-Chilean Christian who went to England to get an education, fell in love with a Jewish girl, then fell in love with socialist Zionism and ended up living on a kibbutz in Israel.

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Product Description: Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege. Are three wizards and an orangutan Librarian enough to thwart the Elvish threat? When the wizards of Unseen University first created Roundworld, they were so concerned with discovering the rules of this new universe that they overlooked its inhabitants entirely...read more

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9780804168960 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, January 20, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege.

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Product Description: “Antisense” is a story of scientific discovery and intrigue, including the human interactions that accompany this potentially significant anti-AIDS and anti-cancer project. Technically “Antisense” refers to the non-coding strand of DNA, but more specifically it denotes the use of small pieces of DNA or oligonucleotides used as “genetic drugs...read more

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9781499547238 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 12, 2014, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: “Antisense” is a story of scientific discovery and intrigue, including the human interactions that accompany this potentially significant anti-AIDS and anti-cancer project.

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Product Description: Not just another science book and not just another Discworld novella, The Science of Discworld is a creative, mind-bending mash-up of fiction and fact, that offers a wizard’s-eye view of our world that will forever change how you look at the universe...read more

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9780804168946 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, June 3, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Not just another science book and not just another Discworld novella, The Science of Discworld is a creative, mind-bending mash-up of fiction and fact, that offers a wizard’s-eye view of our world that will forever change how you look at the universe.

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Product Description: An autobiographical novel of growing up Jewish in the East End of London and then going to Cambridge University. There are powerful incidents of anti-Semitism and a secret personal family tragedy, and the profound effect of this tragedy on the hero's life.

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9781449568245 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 6, 2009, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: An autobiographical novel of growing up Jewish in the East End of London and then going to Cambridge University.

Longing for nothing more than his simple trading life, Second-Best-Sailor unwittingly teams up with Servant-of-Unity XIV Samuel and another unlikely ally to help stave off an invasion by a Cosmic Unity mission fleet.

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9780446529839 | Aspect, May 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Longing for nothing more than his simple trading life, Second-Best-Sailor unwittingly teams up with Servant-of-Unity XIV Samuel and another unlikely ally to help stave off an invasion by a Cosmic Unity mission fleet.

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9780446611039 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, May 1, 2005), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Longing for nothing more than his simple trading life, Second-Best Sailor unwittingly teams up with Servant-of-Unity XIV Samuel and another unlikely ally to help stave off an invasion by a Cosmic Unity mission fleet.

Miscellaneous:

9780446560917 | Aspect, May 30, 2009, cover price $11.99

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Product Description: With the spectacular developments in technology accompanying and aiding scientific research over the past few decades, postgraduate students are often encouraged to focus more on generating data than to utilize their most sophisticated piece of equipment: their mind...read more
By Jack Cohen, Graham Medley and Ian Stewart (introduced by)

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9780415368308 | 2 edition (Taylor & Francis, July 30, 2005), cover price $62.00 | About this edition: With the spectacular developments in technology accompanying and aiding scientific research over the past few decades, postgraduate students are often encouraged to focus more on generating data than to utilize their most sophisticated piece of equipment: their mind.
9780748743346 | Nelson Thornes, January 1, 2000, cover price $29.95

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Shows just what happens when the wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity on Earth. Weaving together a fast-paced 'Discworld' novelette with scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, this work presents a view of the world we live in.

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9780091888053 | New edition (Ebury Pr, May 1, 2003), cover price $13.15 | About this edition: Shows just what happens when the wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity on Earth.

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Combines science with science fiction to imagine what life may look like on other planets. (view table of contents)

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9780471268895 | Turner Pub Co, October 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Combines science with science fiction to imagine what life may look like on other planets.

Miscellaneous:

9780471447085, titled "What Does a Martian Look Like: The Science of Extraterrestrial Life" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 17, 2003, cover price $27.95

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The discovery of wheeled objects buried in the icy surface of Jupiter's eighth moon leads to the even more bizarre revelation that Jupiter is in fact populated by a mysterious race of aliens. Reprint.

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9780446525602 | Aspect, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The discovery of wheeled objects buried in the icy surface of Jupiter's eighth moon leads to the even more bizarre revelation that Jupiter is in fact populated by a mysterious race of aliens.

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9780446610087 | Reprint edition (Aspect, October 1, 2001), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The discovery of wheeled objects buried in the icy surface of Jupiter's eighth moon leads to the even more bizarre revelation that Jupiter is in fact populated by a mysterious race of aliens.

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Product Description: Major Philosophers of Jewish Prayer in the Twentieth Century addresses the troubling questions posed by the modern Jewish worshiper, including such obstacles to prayer as the inability to concentrate on the words and meanings of formal liturgy, the paucity of emotional involvement, the lack of theological conviction, the anthropomorphic and particularly the masculine emphasis of prayer nomenclature, and other matters...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780823219568 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Major Philosophers of Jewish Prayer in the Twentieth Century addresses the troubling questions posed by the modern Jewish worshiper, including such obstacles to prayer as the inability to concentrate on the words and meanings of formal liturgy, the paucity of emotional involvement, the lack of theological conviction, the anthropomorphic and particularly the masculine emphasis of prayer nomenclature, and other matters.

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9780823219575 | Fordham Univ Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Major Philosophers of Jewish Prayer in the Twentieth Century addresses the troubling questions posed by the modern Jewish worshiper, including such obstacles to prayer as the inability to concentrate on the words and meanings of formal liturgy, the paucity of emotional involvement, the lack of theological conviction, the anthropomorphic and particularly the masculine emphasis of prayer nomenclature, and other matters.

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Product Description: Peppered with wit and controversial topics, this is a refreshing new look at the co-evolution of mind and culture. Bestselling authors Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen (The Collapse of Chaos, 1994) eloquently argue that our minds evolved within an inextricable link with culture and language...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521571555 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1997, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Addressing the nature of free will and humanity itself, the authors argue that the mind, consciousness, and culture have evolved interdependently to create the human species and show how the mind is constantly adjusting to its environment.

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9780521663830 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Peppered with wit and controversial topics, this is a refreshing new look at the co-evolution of mind and culture.

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Product Description: Guides for an Age of Confusion compares and contrasts the views of the two great Jewish philosophers Avraham Y. Kook and Mordecai M. Kaplan. Although these two thinkers stand at opposite ends of the spectrum of Jewish thought, they are united in their love for the Jewish people and in their belief in the need for Jewish unity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780823220021 | Fordham Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Guides for an Age of Confusion compares and contrasts the views of the two great Jewish philosophers Avraham Y.

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9780823220038 | Fordham Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Guides for an Age of Confusion compares and contrasts the views of the two great Jewish philosophers Avraham Y.

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9780805941371 | Dorrance Pub Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $19.00

Offers a survey of the history of science, showing how recent discoveries have changed established assumptions about reality

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9780670849833 | Viking Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Offers a survey of the history of science, showing how recent discoveries have changed established assumptions about reality

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9780140178746 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, April 1, 1995), cover price $18.00

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9780080259253 | 3 edition (Pergamon Pr, June 1, 1982), cover price $16.50 | also contains Infection Control Risk Assessments Made Easy

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