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Product Description: A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic...read more

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9781501145605 | Scribner, November 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic.

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Product Description: A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic...read more

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9781847947567 | Gardners Books, April 7, 2016, cover price $31.40

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9781847947574 | Gardners Books, April 10, 2016, cover price $23.20 | About this edition: A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic.

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Product Description: Do you hate going forward? Do you shudder when a colleague wants to reach out? Are you disgusted by low-hanging fruit, sick of being on the team, and reluctant to open the kimono? Does the phrase blue-sky thinking make you see red? Do you really want to drill down or take a helicopter view? Are you past caring whether the key drivers are going to move the needle? Should anyone really punch a puppy? And can you bear to hear about a big hairy audacious goal? If modern office jargon makes you want to throw up, this book is for you...read more

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9781444781847 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 31, 2013, cover price $15.55 | About this edition: Do you hate going forward?

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Product Description: What do the phrases “pro-life,” “intelligent design,” and “the war on terror” have in common? Each of them is a name for something that smuggles in a highly charged political opinion. Words and phrases that function in this special way go by many names...read more

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9780802118257 | Grove Pr, April 30, 2006, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Looks at how we are bombarded everyday with those apparently simple words or phrases that actually conceal darker meanings, tracing the globalizing wave of modern 'unspeak' from culture wars to the culture of war and revealing how ordinary words are changing the way we think.

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9780802143051 | Grove Pr, May 10, 2007, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: What do the phrases “pro-life,” “intelligent design,” and “the war on terror” have in common?

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* The language of everyday deception stripped bare

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9780349119243 | New edition (Gardners Books, February 1, 2007), cover price $16.20 | About this edition: * The language of everyday deception stripped bare

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The language of everyday deception stripped bare.

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9780316731003 | Gardners Books, February 16, 2006, cover price $17.80 | About this edition: The language of everyday deception stripped bare.

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A thought-provoking cultural study of videogames traces the history of this popular form of entertainment and explains why videogames will become the dominant popular art form of the twenty-first century. Reprint.

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9781559705981 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, September 15, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A thought-provoking cultural study of videogames traces the history of this popular form of entertainment and explains why videogames will become the dominant popular art form of the twenty-first century.

A thought-provoking cultural study of videogames traces the history of this popular form of entertainment and explains why videogames will become the dominant popular art form of the twenty-first century. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9781559705394 | Arcade Pub, September 29, 2000, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Traces the history and development of video games and explains why they will become the dominant popular art form of the twenty-first century.

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