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By Alex Constantine

Who kills the rock stars?

Constantine's paranoid romp via rock background explores Brian Jones' dying at Winnie the Pooh's condo, Peter Tosh's dying in the course of a house invasion, Bob Marley's deadly melanoma, and the terminations of alternative, by some means subversive rock stars, and vets the conspiracy theories approximately them. was once Marley given melanoma by way of a booby-trapped cowboy boot from the CIA? if this is the case, was once that a part of an identical CIA-Jamaican govt crusade that rubbed out Tosh? What of alleged foul play within the demise of Tupac Shakur, now not through rival gangsta rap crews, yet via a "COINTELPRO-type operation" ? in accordance with Constantine, the mainstream media have produced books "libelling the deceased and deceptive the reader at the circumstances." the feared suppositions are just a bit undercut by way of Constantine's occasional fudging of recognized, if ungermane, evidence, as while he says that the Mick Jagger^-Keith Richards bust happened at a inn instead of Richards' Redlands property. much less scurrilous than the Weekly global information, much less trustworthy than Kenneth Anger's Tinseltown divulge, Hollywood Babylon, this is often nonetheless interesting conspiracy mongering. Mike Tribby

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By James Gleick

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By James Gleick

From the acclaimed writer of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time commute: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and technology, and its impact on our realizing of time itself.

Gleick's tale starts off on the flip of the 20 th century with the younger H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the wonderful story that turned his first e-book, a global sensation, The Time Machine. a number of forces have been converging to transmute the human realizing of time, a few philosophical and a few technological—the electrical telegraph, the steam railroad, the invention of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time commute as an concept within the culture—from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary among pulp fiction and sleek physics. ultimately, he delves right into a temporal shift that's unsettling our personal second: the prompt stressed out international, with its all-consuming current and vanishing future.

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By Ellen Mutari, Deborah M. Figart

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By Lee Scott

The sorcerers' secrets and techniques during this booklet all have a unique twist: they mix the appearance of magic with the firepower of improvised explosives, incendiaries, firearms and electronics. such a lot magicians don't use flamethrowers or human blowtorches of their acts, yet you could after interpreting this! the cloth during this ebook is risky and as a result for info reasons in basic terms.

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By Martin Gardner

These in actual fact and cleverly provided mathematical recreations of paradoxes and paperfolding, Moebius adaptations and mnemonics either historical and smooth satisfaction and perplex whereas demonstating ideas of good judgment, likelihood, geometry, and different mathematical fields.

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By Martin Gardner

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By James Gleick

From the acclaimed writer of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time trip: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and technology, and its impression on our knowing of time itself.

Gleick's tale starts on the flip of the 20 th century with the younger H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the glorious story that grew to become his first e-book, a world sensation, The Time Machine. a bunch of forces have been converging to transmute the human realizing of time, a few philosophical and a few technological—the electrical telegraph, the steam railroad, the invention of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time commute as an idea within the culture—from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary among pulp fiction and glossy physics. eventually, he delves right into a temporal shift that's unsettling our personal second: the immediate stressed out international, with its all-consuming current and vanishing future.

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By Charles M. Schulz

The Peanuts gang supply their knowledge on happiness during this superbly produced reward ebook for all generations. For the beguiling Peanuts gang, happiness is many stuff - a hot blanket, a snowy day, a whole supper dish, yet so much of all happiness is being one of many gang. The hundreds of thousands of trustworthy Charles Schulz lovers and those that fondly consider our best-loved beagle and his associates will cherish this most modern identify in our Peanuts consultant to existence sequence.

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