Télécharger le livre :  War Fever

A "marvelous" (Sports Illustrated) portrait of the three men whose lives were forever changed by WWI-era Boston and the Spanish flu: baseball star Babe Ruth, symphony conductor Karl Muck, and Harvard law student Charles Whittlesey. In the fall of 1918, a...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2020-03-24

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14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Dreams of El Dorado

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush and beyond.In Dreams of El Dorado, H. W. Brands tells...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-10-22

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The MVP Machine

Move over, Moneyball -- this New York Times bestseller examines major league baseball's next cutting-edge revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players.As bestselling authors Ben Lindbergh and Travis Sawchik reveal in The MVP Machine, the Moneyball era is...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-06-04

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Deep Medicine

A Science Friday pick for book of the year, 2019One of America's top doctors reveals how AI will empower physicians and revolutionize patient care Medicine has become inhuman, to disastrous effect. The doctor-patient relationship--the heart of medicine--is broken:...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-03-12

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Case for Trump

This New York Times bestselling Trump biography from a major American intellectual explains how a renegade businessman became one of the most successful -- and necessary -- presidents of all time.In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-03-05

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Dying of Whiteness

A physician reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences -- even for the white voters they promise to helpNamed one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Esquire and the Boston GlobeIn the era of Donald Trump, many lower- and middle-class white...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-03-05

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Managing By The Numbers

The essential guide to understanding financial reports, for entrepreneurs, managers, and business ownersDo you get complete financial reports for your business at least once a month?Do you understand what all those numbers mean?Do you use the information in those...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2019-01-01

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9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Punishment Without Crime

A revelatory account of the misdemeanor machine that unjustly brands millions of Americans as criminals. Punishment Without Crime offers an urgent new interpretation of inequality and injustice in America by examining the paradigmatic American offense: the lowly...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-12-31

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  In Search of the Canary Tree

The award-winning and surprisingly hopeful story of one woman's search for resiliency in a warming world Several years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-27

Format(s) : ePub
12,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Art of Looking

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art The landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's 1915 painting of a single black square and Duchamp's 1917 signed porcelain urinal to Jackson...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-27

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Model Thinker

Work with data like a pro using this guide that breaks down how to organize, apply, and most importantly, understand what you are analyzing in order to become a true data ninja.From the stock market to genomics laboratories, census figures to marketing email blasts, we...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-27

Format(s) : ePub
15,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Duel

All school children know the story of the fatal duel between Hamilton and Burr - but do they really? In this remarkable retelling, Thomas Fleming takes the reader into the post-revolutionary world of 1804, a chaotic and fragile time in the young country as well as a...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-27

Format(s) : ePub
10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Versailles

The vivid story of the creation, renovation, and enduring legacy of the most famous building in France: the palace of Versailles Nothing represents the glorious and fraught history of France quite like the Palace of Versailles. Made famous by the absolutist king Louis...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-20

Format(s) : ePub
11,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Winter War

The history of the most acrimonious presidential handoff in American history -- and of the origins of twentieth-century liberalism and conservatism As historian Eric Rauchway shows in Winter War, FDR laid out coherent, far-ranging plans for the New Deal in the months...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-20

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  John Marshall

The life of John Marshall, Founding Father and America's premier chief justice. In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth chief justice of the United States. He would hold the post for 34 years (still a record),...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-13

Format(s) : ePub
15,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Never Home Alone

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basements Even when the floors are sparkling clean and the house seems silent, our domestic domain is wild beyond imagination. In Never Home Alone, biologist Rob...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-06

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Gene Machine

A Nobel Prize-winning biologist tells the riveting story of his race to discover the inner workings of biology's most important molecule "Ramakrishnan's writing is so honest, lucid and engaging that I could not put this book down until I had read to the very end." --...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-06

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Mortal Republic

Learn why the Roman Republic collapsed -- and how it could have continued to thrive -- with this insightful history from an award-winning author. In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-11-06

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Unsavory Truth

A James Beard Award-winner and the author of What to Eat and Soda Politics, leading nutritionist Marion Nestle exposes how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit. Is chocolate heart-healthy? Does yogurt prevent type 2 diabetes? Do pomegranates help...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-10-30

Format(s) : ePub
13,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Faces at the Bottom of the Well

The classic work on American racism and the struggle for racial justice In Faces at the Bottom of the Well, civil rights activist and legal scholar Derrick Bell uses allegory and historical example to argue that racism is an integral and permanent part of American...
Editeur : Basic Books
Parution : 2018-10-30

Format(s) : ePub
9,99
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