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[6 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,274 views]

Indiana 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother’s bedside. She’s been stricken with something the old-timers call “Milk Sickness.” “My baby boy…” she whispers before …

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[17 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,163 views]

Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to US Memory Champion frames a revelatory exploration of the vast, hidden impact of memory on every aspect of our lives. On average, people squander 40 days annually compensating for things they’ve …

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[16 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,158 views]

Although it is less than clear what the import is, Adam Lashinsky’s Inside Apple has been updated — redacted, changed, expurgated, edited, altered, censored. Moreover, this “patch” isn’t applied automagically and that means it’s up to you to get it.
To …

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[3 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,381 views]

Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, of In-World that was, as he pursues his enigmatic antagonist to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western …

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[25 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,365 views]

If Apple is Silicon Valley’s answer to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, then author Adam Lashinsky provides readers with a golden ticket to step inside. In this primer on leadership and innovation, the author will introduce readers to concepts like the …

Apple luv, Audiobooks, iPhone »

[30 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,473 views]

Here’s a familiar tale — a prodigal son goes out into the world, eats at the buffet and returns whence he came to carve out a niche. I’m living that story line as is Zachary Wincik, an Erie native who’s …

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[7 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 2,817 views]

The year isn’t quite over, but Walter Isaacon’s Steve Jobs has already been crowned the best selling book of 2011. Of course, the really interesting bit is that it went on sale a month and a half ago — a …

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[1 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 2,023 views]

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer-simulated war games at the Battle School: he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate. Ender is the result of decades of genetic experimentation, Earth’s attempt to make the military …

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[2 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 924 views]

In the heat of the Arizona desert, a raging fire pushes temperatures to a deadly degree and one woman is left to burn. Pulled naked and barely breathing from the fire, the victim has no idea who she is, let …

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[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 3,430 views]

For whatever reason, when Walter Isaacsons’s seminal biography shipped on Monday, October 24, you could only get the audiobook on CD — yeah, bits encoded on a shiny plastic disk. Really? Well, Audible has stepped up with the offer we’ve …

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[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 2,545 views]

You certainly know his face — Spiderman 2, The Good Wife, Damages, Burn Notice, The Cell — and soon millions will also know him as the voice of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, the authorized biography of the late Apple cofounder …

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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 1,341 views]

Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters: a young girl sunbathing in a nearby …

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[4 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,355 views]

Moneyball reveals a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can’t buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of Major League teams and dugouts. …

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[11 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,380 views]

A 12-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the run in the woods of Northern Idaho, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder — four men who know exactly who the children are and where their …

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[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,871 views]

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. …