A Guest in My Own Country: A Hungarian Life

By Michael Henry Heim

Winner of the 2007 nationwide Jewish e-book Award within the type of Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

A strong memoir of struggle, politics, literature, and relations lifestyles through considered one of Europe's major intellectuals.

When George Konrad was once a baby of 11, he, his sister, and cousins controlled to escape to Budapest from the Hungarian nation-state the day prior to deportations swept via his domestic city. eventually, they have been the one Jewish young children of town to outlive the Holocaust.

A visitor in my very own state recollects the lifetime of one in all jap Europe's such a lot finished sleek writers, starting together with his survival in the course of the ultimate months of the conflict. Konrad captures the hazards, the hopes, the betrayals and brave acts of the interval via a chain of rigorously selected episodes that sometimes border at the surreal (as whilst a lifeless German soldier starts to talk, trying to justify his actions).

The finish of the battle launches the younger guy on a striking profession in letters and politics. supplying full of life descriptions of either his deepest and public lifestyles in Budapest, ny, and Berlin, Konrad displays insightfully on his position within the Hungarian rebellion, the concept of "internal emigration" – the destiny of many writers who, like Konrad, refused to go away the japanese Bloc below socialism – and different complexities of eu identification. To learn A visitor in my very own nation is to event the new background of East-Central Europe from the interior.

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Dictionary of Cantonese

By Zhen Dingou

Cantonese is among the most vital and complicated chinese language dialect. it really is usually dispensed in so much elements of Guang Dong and Hong Kong. In different nations, Cantonese-speaking in another country chinese language world wide, as many as thousands and thousands. Cantonese language performs a massive function in chinese language people's lives.

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365 Days of Crochet: 365 Crochet Patterns for 365 Days

By White Lemon

Do you're keen on to crochet, yet you don’t have loads of time to get entangled with immense initiatives? This doesn’t suggest that you simply can’t nonetheless get pleasure from your favourite pastime. All you want to do is use styles for you to make up in a number of hours. There are a great deal of nice styles available in the market that you should whip up simply whereas you’re sitting round looking at tv, using in a motor vehicle on a protracted journey, or on your spare time (if you definitely have any). during this twelve months of Crochet book, we're supplying you with an entire year’s worthy of styles, and every you can be made overnight. in reality, you can also make lots of those styles in a few hours or much less, even supposing it's your decision to put aside 5-6 hours if you happen to plan on making an attempt a few of the greater tasks like blankets and ponchos.

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Pregnancy Loss: Surviving Miscarriage and Stillbirth

By Zoe Taylor

A ebook on being pregnant loss, dispelling the myths approximately miscarriage and stillbirth. 'Invaluable for these facing being pregnant loss - medically and emotionally' Dr Devora Lieberman, MD, MPH, FRANZCOG, gynaecologist and fertility expert while a being pregnant fails, grieving mom and dad frequently ask yourself why nobody pointed out it might probably ensue. but one in each 4 ladies will event miscarriage or stillbirth. mom of 2 and well-being author Zoe Taylor has survived repeated being pregnant losses. during this publication, she shines a gentle on each element of this subject: , ∗ The adventure of being pregnant loss and the need for solutions , ∗ ?What specialists learn about explanations and possibility components, and new ?areas of analysis , ∗ ?Strategies for dealing with a global that poorly ?understands being pregnant loss , ∗ making an attempt back , ∗ being pregnant after a loss , ∗ figuring out to forestall making an attempt , ∗ how one can help humans dealing with being pregnant loss being pregnant LOSS: SURVIVING MISCARRIAGE AND STILLBIRTH is a e-book of braveness, wish and survival. it is going to support every person touched via loss, together with mom and dad, companions, associates, kin, researchers, medical professionals and carers.

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Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture (LANGE The Big Picture)

By Lee W. Janson

Get the large photograph of clinical Biochemistry – and goal what you actually need to grasp to ace the path checks and the USMLE Step 1

300 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS

Medical Biochemistry: the large Picture is a special biochemistry evaluation that specializes in the medically appropriate recommendations and strategies that shape the underpinnings of the analysis, analysis, and therapy of health conditions. these getting ready for the USMLE, citizens, in addition to clinicians who want a greater figuring out of the biochemistry at the back of a specific pathology will locate this e-book to be a vital reference. that includes succinct, to-the-point textual content, greater than three hundred full-color illustrations, and various studying aids, clinical Biochemistry: the large photo is designed to make advanced ideas comprehensible within the shortest period of time possible.

This full-color blend textual content and atlas features:

  • Progressive chapters that let you construct upon what you’ve realized in a logical, potent demeanour
  • Chapter Overviews that orient you to the $64000 recommendations coated in that bankruptcy
  • Numerous tables and illustrations that make clear and encapsulate the textual content
  • Sidebars overlaying a selected affliction or remedy upload scientific relevance to subject mentioned
  • Essay-type overview questions on the finish of every bankruptcy let you determine your comprehension of the most important issues
  • USMLE-style assessment questions on the finish of every part
  • Three appendices, together with examples of biochemically established ailments, a overview of simple biochemical innovations, and a overview of natural chemistry/biochemistry

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The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School

By Alexandra Robbins

In a wise, interesting, reassuring booklet that reads like fiction, Alexandra Robbins manages to pass Gossip Girl with Freaks and Geeks and clarify the attention-grabbing psychology and technology in the back of reputation and outcasthood. She finds that the issues that set scholars aside in highschool are the issues that aid them stand out later in life.

Robbins follows seven actual humans grappling with the uncertainties of highschool social lifestyles, including:

  • The Loner, who has withdrawn from classmates considering the fact that they persuaded her to unwittingly subscribe to her personal hate membership
  • The well known Bitch, a cheerleading captain either seduced through and trapped inside her clique's perceived status
  • The Nerd, whose alterations reason scholars to snicker at him and his mom to needle him for no longer being "normal"
  • The New Girl, decided to stick confident as classmates harass her for her mannerisms and objective her due to her race
  • The Gamer, an underachiever at risk of now not graduating, regardless of his mind and his craving to connect to different scholars
  • The bizarre Girl, who battles discrimination and gossipy politics in class yet leads a joyous existence open air of it
  • The Band Geek, who's alternately branded too critical and too emo, but every year runs for sophistication president

In the center of the 12 months, Robbins surprises her topics with a mystery challenge--experiments that strength them to alter how classmates see them.

Robbins intertwines those narratives--often successful, sometimes heartbreaking, and consistently captivating--with essays exploring matters just like the secrets and techniques of recognition, being excluded does not imply there is whatever improper with you, why outsiders be successful, how colleges make the social scene worse--and the way to repair it.

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth is not only crucial analyzing for college kids, lecturers, mom and dad, and an individual who offers with young children, yet for we all, simply because sooner or later in our lives we have now all been at the outdoor taking a look in.

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Microelectronic Circuits (The Oxford Series in Electrical and Computer Engineering) 7th edition

This market-leading textbook continues to be the traditional of excellence and innovation. equipped on Adel S. Sedra's and Kenneth C. Smith's strong pedagogical beginning, the 7th version of Microelectronic Circuits is the easiest but. as well as up to date content material and assurance designed to mirror alterations in IC know-how, the textual content additionally presents the main entire, versatile, exact, and design-oriented therapy of digital circuits on hand this day.

Amply illustrated by way of a wealth of examples and complemented through an elevated variety of well-designed end-of-chapter difficulties and perform routines, Microelectronic Circuits is the most up-tp-date source on hand for educating tomorrow's engineers find out how to research and layout digital circuits.

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iOS Core Animation: Advanced Techniques

Core Animation is the know-how underlying Apple’s iOS person interface. by means of unleashing the whole energy of middle Animation, you could improve your app with extraordinary 2nd and 3D visible results and create interesting and designated new interfaces.

during this in-depth advisor, iOS developer Nick Lockwood takes you step by step throughout the center Animation framework, increase your figuring out via pattern code and diagrams including complete motives and necessary guidance. Lockwood demystifies the middle Animation APIs, and teaches you ways to make use of

  • Layers and perspectives, software program drawing and compositing
  • Layer geometry, hit checking out and clipping
  • Layer results, transforms and 3D interfaces
  • Video playback, textual content, tiled photographs, OpenGL, debris and reflections
  • Implicit and particular animations
  • Property animations, keyframes and transitions
  • Easing, frame-by-frame animation and physics
  • Performance tuning and lots more and plenty, a lot more!

Approximately 356 pages.

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Believing It All: Lessons I Learned from My Children

By Marc Parent

There's not anyone like a toddler to appear life's maximum mysteries sq. within the eye, and there's no author like Marc dad or mum to translate a kid's revelations for the remainder of us. He attempts to coach his sons the best way to win at his favourite board video games yet learns as a substitute the enjoyment of creating up your individual incoherent principles. He nurtures their compassion, they train him approximately love and forgiveness within the face of anger. Believing all of it is a ebook in regards to the issues we knew as kids -- approximately gratitude and playfulness, popularity and love -- that typically elude us as adults. e-book jacket.

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Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology

By Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Jackie Bavaro

What percentage pizzas are brought in new york? How do you layout an alarm clock for the blind? what's your favourite piece of software program and why? How could you release a video apartment carrier in India? This booklet will train you the way to reply to those questions and more. 

Cracking the PM Interview is a complete publication approximately touchdown a product administration position in a startup or greater tech corporation. learn the way the ambiguously-named "PM" (product supervisor / software supervisor) position varies throughout businesses, what event you would like, the best way to make your present adventure translate, what a good PM resume and canopy letter seem like, and eventually, the way to grasp the PM interview questions (estimation questions, behavioral questions, case questions, product questions, technical questions, and the tremendous very important "pitch").
CONTENTS:
The Product supervisor Role
what's a PM?
features of a PM
best Myths approximately Product Management
venture Managers and software Managers

Companies
How the PM position Varies
Google
Microsoft
Apple
Facebook
Amazon
Yahoo
Twitter
Startups 

Getting the precise Experience
New Grads
taking advantage of profession Fairs
do you want an MBA?
Why Technical adventure Matters
Transitioning from Engineer to Product Manager
Transitioning from dressmaker to Product Manager
Transitioning from different Roles
What Makes a very good facet Project? 
Career Advancement
counsel and tips for occupation Advancement
Q & A: Fernando Delgado, Sr. Director, Product administration at Yahoo
Q & A: Ashley Carroll, Senior Director of Product administration, DocuSign
Q & A: Brandon Bray, significant workforce software supervisor, Microsoft
Q & A: Thomas Arend, foreign Product Lead, Airbnb
Q & A: Johanna Wright, vice president at Google
Q & A: Lisa Kostova Ogata, vice president of Product at Bright.com 
Behind the Interview Scenes
Google
Microsoft
Facebook
Apple
Amazon
Yahoo
Twitter
Dropbox 
Resumes
The 15 Second Rule
The Rules
Attributes of a very good PM Resume
What to Include 
Real Resumes: earlier than & After

Cover Letters
components of a great PM conceal Letter
the canopy Letter Template
a good conceal Letter 
Company Research
The Product
The Strategy
The Culture
The Role
The Questions 
Define Yourself
"Tell Me approximately your self" (The Pitch)
"Why do you need to paintings here?"
"Why may still we rent you?"
"Why are you leaving your present job?"
"What do you love to do on your spare time?"
"Where do you spot your self in 5 years?"
"What are your strengths and weaknesses?"
pattern Strengths and Weaknesses 
Behavioral Questions
Why those Questions Are Asked
Preparation
Follow-Up Questions
kinds of Behavioral Questions 
Estimation Questions
Approach
Numbers Cheat Sheet
advice and Tricks
instance Interview
pattern Questions 
Product Questions
in regards to the Product Question
kind 1: Designing a Product
style 2: bettering a Product
sort three: favourite Product
Preparation
assistance and Tricks
pattern Questions 
Case Questions
The Case query: experts vs. PMs
What Interviewers glance For
priceless Frameworks
Product Metrics
Interview Questions 
Coding Questions
Who must Code
What you must Know
the way you Are Evaluated
the right way to Approach
constructing an Algorithm
extra Questions & Solutions 
Appendix
best 1% PMs vs. most sensible 10% PMs
Be an exceptional Product Leader
The Inputs to an outstanding Product Roadmap
find out how to lease a Product supervisor

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