Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Essential Turing


Title:                      The Essential Turing Author:                   B. Jack Copeland Copeland, B. J.(2004),ed. The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life, Plus The Secrets of Enigma. New York: Oxford University Press. LOC:       2004275594 QA7 .T772 … Continue reading

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Arctic Event


Title:                      Arctic Event Author:                   James H. Cobb Cobb, James H. (2007). Robert Ludlum’s The Arctic Event. New York: Grand Central Pub., LCCN:    2006925190 PS3553.O178 R63 2007 Subjects Smith, Jon (Fictitious character)–Fiction. Airplanes, Military–Accidents–Canada, Northern–Fiction. World War, 1939-1945–Aerial operations, … Continue reading

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J. Edgar Hoover (Gentry)


Title:                     J. Edgar Hoover (Gentry) Author:                Curt Gentry Gentry, Curt (1991). J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets. New York: Plume LOC:       92053539 HV7911.H6 G46 1992 Date Posted:      April 25, 2013 In a richly textured biography of the … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth


Author:                                Ian McEwan McEwan, Ian (2012). Sweet Tooth. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday LCCN:    2012515700 PR6063.C4 S94 2012 Subjects Women spies–Fiction. Date Updated:  April 14, 2015 This is one of the books picked by the readers and editors of Newsweek … Continue reading

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Spanning the Century


Title:                      Spanning the Century Author:                   Rudy Abramson Rudy Abramson Rudy Abramson (1992). Spanning the Century: The Life of W. Averell Harriman 1891-1986. New York: Morrow LOC:       91042483 E748.H35 A64 1992 Date Posted:      April 23, 2013 KIRKUS REVIEW Spanning the … Continue reading

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On Saudi Arabia


Title:                      On Saudi Arabia Author:                  Karen Elliot House House, Karen Elliot (2012). On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Line—And Future New York: Alfred A. Knopf LOC:       2012018977 DS215 .H68 2012 Date Posted:      April 21, 2013 Picked as … Continue reading

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The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity


Title:                      The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity Author:                  Jürgen Habermas Habermas, Jürgen (1987). The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: twelve lectures, Frederick Lawrence (trans.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press LOC:       87012397 B3258.H323 P5513 1987 Date Posted:      April 19, 2013 Habermas[1] writes of … Continue reading

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