Hill has masterfully portrayed the voices lost in our contemporary discussions of immigration. This is a compelling and thought-provoking examination of the challenges any nation faces when we fail to serve as our brother's and sister's keepers across borders, nationality, and race. A must-read.--Heidi W. Durrow, New York Times best-selling author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review""
Contributor Bio: Liu, Cixin
CIXIN LIU is the most prolific and popular science fiction writer in the People s Republic of China. Liu is an eight-time winner of the Galaxy Award (the Chinese Hugo) and a winner of the Chinese Nebula Award. Prior to becoming a writer, he worked as an engineer in a power plant.
Barrow's approach opens the whole world to mathematical analysis. . . . Just as there is math in the arts, there is also an art to math.--Matthew Hutson"
Includes new updates in Hawking s biography and the recent discovery of the Higgs-Boson (or God ) particle.
A masterful new chronicle . Beard is a sure-footed guide through arcane material that, in other hands, would grow tedious. Sifting myth from fact in dealing with the early history of the city, she enlivens and deepens scholarly debates by demonstrating how the Romans themselves shaped their legendary beginnings to short-term political ends . Exemplary popular history, engaging but never dumbed down, providing both the grand sweep and the intimate details that bring the distant past vividly to life."
A terrific book. Brynjolfsson and McAfee combine their knowledge of rapidly evolving digital technologies and relevant economics to give us a colorful and accessible picture of dynamic forces that are shaping our lives, our work, and our economies. For those who want to learn to 'Race with the Machines, ' their book is a great place to start. --Michael Spence, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences"Scotland.
Brilliant a wonderful guide for curious minds. Bill Gates
"The Outcast Majority" invites policymakers, practitioners, academics, students, and others to think about three commanding contemporary issues--war, development, and youth--in new ways.
With each development in technology, our lives become more complicated. We move through our days in a blur of emails, text messages, and social networking. This non-stop stimulation has left us stressed-out and distanced from the joys of the present moment. Art therapist Lacy Mucklow and artist Angela Porter offer "Elizabeth Benedict has gathered such wonderful writers to examine the allure, magic, curse, thrills, seductions, and sorrows of hair. Written with tender sensitivity and wild wit, these essays may start with the external, but they go deep into the lives of the writers, into what appearance means, and into how they see themselves and their place in the world." --Luanne Rice, author of "The Lemon Orchard"