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But the common element was a sense that someone's book collection is an intimate portrait of their interests and/or aspirations, and can have a profound effect on others' perceptions - to the point of being a romantic deal-breaker.
This narrative pits books against the internet, as though the latter either follows the former in some ineluctable evolution, or else the latter is a predatory force out to destroy culture as we know it.
The cultural currency of books should not be conflated with the economics of producing them, such that a challenge to the latter is narrated as a collapse of the former.
www.futureofthebook.org /blog   (6937 words)

  Book - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A book may be studied by students in the form of a book report.
This greatly influenced the importance of books through the Middle Ages, and is why the clergy were the predominant readers of books.
While a small collection of books, or one to be used by a small number of people, can be stored in any way convenient to the owners, including a standard bookcase, a large or public collection requires a catalogue and some means of consulting it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Book   (2908 words)

 E-book - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term is used ambiguously both to refer to either an individual work in a digital format, or a hardware device used to read books in digital format.
Distribution as images is most suitable for comic books, books about art, or other very visual works.
At the moment, print books are primarily published by established houses including numerous international conglomerates, which can result in greater funds available for promotion of a title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/E-book   (3448 words)

 Version Control with Subversion
As you may have guessed from the layout of this page, this book is published by O'Reilly Media.
This is a place to read HTML and PDF versions of the book (although you can certainly buy a copy if you'd like to).
Reports of errors in the book which are accompanied by a suggested fix for the problem are even better.
svnbook.red-bean.com   (620 words)

The canonical Epistle of St. Jude, in verses 14, 15, explicitly quotes from the Book of Henoch; the citation is found in the Ethiopic version in verses 9 and 4 of the first chapter.
Scholars agree that the Book of Henoch was originally composed either in Hebrew or Aramaic, and that the Ethiopic version was derived from a Greek one.
This is one of the earliest mentions of Sheol as a hell of torment, preceding portions of the book having described the place of retribution for the wicked as Tartarus and Geennom.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01602a.htm   (1090 words)

 Book Database Software : catalog your home library automatically with this book catalog program
Adding a book to your database is quick and easy, just scan the ISBN number (ISBN-10 and ISBN-13 supported) or type the author and title.
If you want to be able to use your book data in other programs, use the Export to XML or Export to Text functions (the result of the Export to Text function can be directly opened in Excel).
Just log which book you loaned and to whom and you will always know where your missing books are.
www.collectorz.com /book   (1027 words)

The Urantia book is regarded as the Fifth Epochal Revelation.
The book teaches that an a fragment of God's spirit dwells within each person; this is called a "Thought Adjuster." Its role is to guide the individual towards greater spiritual understanding through many lives on other worlds.
The book corrects the Genesis account of Adam and Eve and the concept of atonement.
www.religioustolerance.org /urantia.htm   (1431 words)

 wgnradio.com - Radio 720 WGN - Chicago's News and Talk . . . and Sports
Her book details her cases from her perspective and the perspective of the people she has helped.
This is the book in which we found the probability that in any breath you take there is a 99+% chance that the air taken in includes a mollecule of air from Ceasar's last breath when he said, "Et tu, Brute'?" Several engaging ideas on everyday life.
Thomas' book is an anecdote-rich, birth-to-death tale with the known conclusion made chilling nonetheless.
www.wgnradio.com /shows/williams_john/books.htm   (7533 words)

 Amazon.com: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1): Books: J.K. Rowling,Mary GrandPré   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The book is engaging with its imagery, humor, plot twists and real-life child problems.
In this book you'll meet Harry Potter a wizard who he was very famous in the wizardy world never knew that he was a wizard.
I was afraid the book would be to difficult for him to read, he reads at a 3-4th grade comprehention level but apparently he did not have issues with the book.
www.amazon.com /Harry-Potter-Sorcerers-Stone-Book/dp/0590353403   (2394 words)

 World Book Encyclopedia 2004 Edition Review
World Book Encyclopedia 2004 Edition is a fantastic starter electronic encyclopedia for kids just beginning to do research for school projects.
Although it features less content than many electronic encyclopedias on the market, its articles are right on target for elementary-age children.
We think that World Book 2004 Edition, priced at only $19.99 US or less, is a great buy.
www.edutainingkids.com /reviews/worldbook2004encyclopedia.html   (707 words)

 Amazon.com: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3): Books: J.K. Rowling,Mary GrandPré   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Harry is now a 13-year old (his birthday occurring at the beginning of the book), and concerned mostly with classes, Quidditch (a wizard sport), and the fact that he's not allowed to visit the local wizard village of Hogsmeade with his friends on the weekends.
This book is a little longer than the previous books, but the imagination never lets up, and gradually Harry's world is widening.
This book was so much darker than the others...Harry's fLair for his childish misadventures were long gone, he was faced now with true danger, and the true darkness of the story began to set in.
www.amazon.com /Harry-Potter-Prisoner-Azkaban-Book/dp/0439136369   (2075 words)

 book - Wiktionary
A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
In law school, a colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
The top three students had a bet on which one was going to book their intellectual property class.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/book   (579 words)

You want to experience the wonder and excitement of the fine art of literature, but reading actual books requires a significant time investment.
So feel free to send us email and tell us how funny we are.
Please read this before you send your own condensed books.
www.rinkworks.com /bookaminute   (158 words)

 World Book Encyclopedia Review 2006
Twenty-five thousand and seven-hundred articles may sound like a lot, but after considering encyclopedias are supposed to cover all of the information in the world, 100,000 sounds better.
World Book Encyclopedia offers some practical features including a homework wizard that will walk you through your homework projects.
World Book comes with two search bars, a general search bar and a more selective search bar.
encyclopedia-review.toptenreviews.com /world-book-encyclopedia-review.html   (536 words)

 World Book Encyclopedia Deluxe Edition 2004 - Review Corner
Continuing with the concept that sometimes "less is more", this latest edition of the electronic encyclopedia, World Book, remains an outstanding reference software for children entering the world of research.
The use of multimedia in the encyclopedia is creative enough to hold children's interest and to enhance learning.
With its 2004 edition, The World Book Encyclopedia continues to be our top choice for children in elementary school for its streamlined and relevant content, readability, and creative features that nourish children's innate curiosity and desire to learn.
www.reviewcorner.com /software/worldbookdlx2004.html   (948 words)

 Bruce Eckel's MindView, Inc: Thinking in C++ 2nd Edition by Bruce Eckel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Your book is really great, and I can't thank you enough for making it available for free on the web.
He's had the benefit of a GREAT deal of novice feedback, and the books reflect that.His books are not just about writing in C++/Java, but understanding the intent of the languages and the mindset that goes with thinking in them.
The book will continue to be freely available on this web site even after it is printed.
www.mindview.net /Books/TICPP/ThinkingInCPP2e.html   (2790 words)

 A-book - Address Book Software with Dialer, Label Printing and vCard Support
F.A.Q. A-book is a full-featured address book software with dialer.
A-book supports various formats of text files and vCards.
Is it any wonder that A-book is considered by the experts to be the front-runner among address book software?
www.xeletrix.com /abook/index.html   (260 words)

 The National Book Foundation
On March 15, 1950, a consortium of book publishing groups sponsored the first annual National Book Awards Ceremony and Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
Their goal was to enhance the public's awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans, and to increase the popularity of reading in general.
Since then, The National Book Awards have become the nation's preeminent literary prizes, and The National Book Awards Ceremony and Dinner the most important event on our literary calendar.
www.nationalbook.org /nba.html   (139 words)

 Version Control with Subversion
The book they produced is grounded firmly in the bedrock of experience, not in the shifting sands of wishful thinking; it combines the best aspects of user manual and FAQ sheet.
While this book is written with the assumption that the reader has never used version control, we've also tried to make it easy for users of CVS to make a painless leap into Subversion.
The book ends with reference material—chapter 9 is a reference guide for all Subversion commands, and the appendices cover a number of useful topics.
svnbook.red-bean.com /en/1.1/svn-book.html   (10334 words)

 Read, Click and Win with BookAdventure!
Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8.
Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.
Book Adventure was created by and is maintained by Sylvan Learning.
www.bookadventure.org   (657 words)

 oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: The Unofficial Guide to LEGO MINDSTORMS Robots
This book explains the software architecture of the RCX as well as the various options that are available for programming it.
I love this book, the only problem with it is the fl and white photographs.
Good book, although beware--Lego has updated the RIS to 1.5, and although most of the changes are minor, they do impact some things in the book.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/lmstorms   (1124 words)

 Book marketing and book promotion advice from John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books
This site and my related Book Promotion blog are designed to help you make more friends, sell more books, and have more fun doing it.
If you are tired of waiting for others to sell your book, you can now take action to start marketing your books without spending a lot of money or committing a lot of time.
Also includes complete information on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers.
www.bookmarket.com   (1467 words)

 Become an SEO Professional & Dominate Google Starting Today : SEO Book.com
The SEO Book is a 328 page downloadable ebook currently available for only $79.
The SEO Book is read and recommended by independent web professionals, first time webmasters, and marketing professors across the nation
The SEO Book blog is one of the most widely read blogs about search, with over 1,000,000 monthly page views.
www.seobook.com   (621 words)

 Powell's Books - Used, New, and Out of Print
The Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson
This book contains one of life's greatest truisms: "How can anyone be sad around a robot?!" Indeed.
Q&As Save 30% on Be the Pack Leader, the latest book to apply Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan's principles of dog psychology.
www.powells.com   (304 words)

 Midwest Book Review
It's a lot of fun -- I read my book review commentary into the phone here in Oregon, Wis. My director records it on his studio equipment in Nashville, Tenn., and then pipes it to the KNLS broadcast studio in Anchor City, Alaska.
The Midwest Book Review is an organization of volunteers committed to promoting literacy, library usage, and small press publishing.
If you have a Web site that you think would interest book lovers, librarians, publishers, and booksellers, we would be very interested in hotlinking your site to the steadily expanding Midwest Book Review resource hotlinks.
www.midwestbookreview.com   (419 words)

 Books - The New York Times Book Review
New books raise a wealth of ticklish questions.
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the Book Review, talks with authors, critics and editors about this week's issue.
Books of The Times: An Insider Explains Italy, Land of Cheery Dysfunction
www.nytimes.com /pages/books/index.html   (562 words)

 AbeBooks: New & Used Books, Textbooks, Rare & Out of Print Books
With their whimsical stories and entirely charming illustrations, children's picture books are prized by collectors - and loved by all.
Cookbooks have become highly desirable in the book collecting world.
Whether it's new, used, rare, or out-of-print, you can find it here, through our community of over 13,500 independent booksellers selling 100 million books from around the globe.
www.abebooks.com   (236 words)

 BookWire - Book Reviews, Author Resources, and Book Industry News & Statistics
Whether you're publishing your first book or maintaining a backlist of thousands, Bowker is the premier resource for publishers.
The agency provides information and advice on the uses of the ISBN System to publishers and the book trade, and promotes the use of the Bookland EAN bar code format.
Christian Publishing News and Reviews is positioned to benefit all markets in the Christian book trade -- booksellers, libraries, and publishers -- the quarterly publication will feature industry news and independent reviews on the best upcoming books from Christian publishers.
www.bookwire.com   (476 words)

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