At All Costs (Honor Harrington, Book 11) by David Weber

By David Weber


What fee victory?
The struggle with the Republic of Haven has resumed . . . disastrously for the big name state of Manticore. Admiral girl Dame Honor Harrington, Steadholder and Duchess Harrington, the only triumphant Allied commander of the outlet part of the recent struggle, has been recalled from the Sidemore procedure to command 8th Fleet. we all know 8th Fleet is the Alliance's basic offensive command, which makes it the average task for the lady the media calls “the Salamander.” yet what many of the public DOESN'T recognize is that not just are the famous person country and its Allies badly outnumbered via the Republic's new fleet, yet that the chances are going to get gradually worse. 8th Fleet's task is to one way or the other hinder these odds from crushing the Alliance earlier than the celebrity country can regain its strategic stability. It's a task which won't be performed cost effectively. Honor Harrington needs to meet her ambitious duties with inferior forces while she copes with tumultuous alterations in her own and public lifestyles. the choice to victory is overall defeat, but this time the price of victory should be agonizingly excessive.

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Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal by Rob Goodman, Jimmy Soni

By Rob Goodman, Jimmy Soni

"Cato, history's most renowned foe of authoritarian power, was once the pivotal political guy of Rome; an idea to our Founding Fathers; and a cautionary determine for our occasions. He enjoyed Roman republicanism, yet observed himself as too principled for the mere politics that would have stored it. His existence and classes are urgently suitable within the harshly divided America—and world—of this day. With erudition and verve, Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni flip their lifetime of Cato into the main glossy of biographies, a combination of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and video game Change."
—Howard Fineman, Editorial Director of The Huffington put up Media workforce, NBC and MSNBC information Analyst, and New York Times bestselling writer of The 13 American Arguments

"A really impressive piece of work. What so much impresses me is the book's skill to arrive throughout the complicated dynastic politics of the overdue Roman Republic to give social realities in a manner intelligible to the fashionable reader. Rome's final Citizen entertainingly restores to lifestyles the stoic Roman who encouraged George Washington, Patrick Henry and Nathan Hale. this is often greater than a biography: it's a learn of the way a name lasted during the centuries from the tip of 1 republic to the beginning of another."
—David Frum, DailyBeast columnist, former White apartment speech author, and New York Times bestselling writer of The correct Man

Marcus Porcius Cato: aristocrat who walked barefoot and slept at the flooring together with his troops, political heavyweight who cultivated just like a Stoic thinker, a hardnosed defender of culture who awarded himself as a guy out of the sacred Roman past—and the final guy status whilst Rome’s Republic fell to tyranny. His blood feud with Caesar all started within the chamber of the Senate, performed out at the battlefields of a global struggle, and ended while he took his personal existence instead of stay below a dictator.

Centuries of thinkers, writers, and artists have drawn concept from Cato’s Stoic braveness. Saint Augustine and the early Christians have been moved and challenged via his instance. Dante, in his Divine Comedy, selected Cato to preside over the souls who arrive in Purgatory. George Washington so respected him that he staged a play on Cato’s existence to restore the spirit of his troops at Valley Forge. Now, in Rome’s final Citizen, Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni carry the 1st sleek biography of this stirring figure.

Cato’s existence is a gripping story that resonates deeply with our personal turbulent occasions. He grappled with terrorists, a debt main issue, endemic political corruption, and a tremendous gulf among the elites and people they ruled. in lots of methods, Cato was once the last word guy of principle—he even selected suicide instead of be utilized by Caesar as a political pawn. yet Cato used to be additionally a political failure: his stubbornness sealed his and Rome’s defeat, and his lonely finish casts a shadow at the habitual desire singular chief can go beyond the soiled company of politics.

Rome’s final Citizen is a undying tale of an uncompromising guy in a time of predicament and his lifelong conflict to avoid wasting the Republic.

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Pixel Juice by Jeff Noon

By Jeff Noon

From the breakdown zones of the mediasphere and the margins of dance tradition comes a variety of fifty tales. those tales variety from city fairytales, directions for misplaced machines, real confessions, product recollects, ads for mad contraptions and dub lower prose remixes.

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Handbook of Copper Compounds and Applications by H. Wayne Richardson

By H. Wayne Richardson

Emphasizing the software of copper-related compounds, this article illustrates the various present and power makes use of from agricultural bactericides and wooden preservatives to colourants and sun cells. It discusses the houses and behavior of the copper ion, copper compounds' employment in natural polymerization and isomerization reactions, the enhancement of feed efficiencies and ingredients in plant and animal nutrients, and extra.

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Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice, Edition: 1st by Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

By Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

Chemical metallurgy is a good based and interesting department of the extensive box of metallurgy. This e-book offers distinct info on either the 1st steps of separation of fascinating minerals and the next mineral processing operations. The complicated chemical approaches of extracting a variety of parts via hydrometallurgical, pyrometallurgical or electrometallurgical operations are defined. within the collection of fabric for this paintings, the writer made stable use of the synergy of medical rules and commercial practices, providing the a lot wanted and hitherto unavailable mixture of specified treatises on either compiled in a single e-book.

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Perspectives in Powder Metallurgy Fundamentals, Methods, and by Ben T. Collins (auth.), Henry H. Hausner, Kempton H. Roll,

By Ben T. Collins (auth.), Henry H. Hausner, Kempton H. Roll, Peter K. Johnson (eds.)

Powder metallurgy literature within the English language encompasses a huge variety of books and several other thousand articles in a variety of journals. the speed of development of this literature raises from yr to 12 months. It covers good the entire box of powder metallurg- fabrics, tactics and items - with exceptions: friction and antifriction branches of powder metallurgy. This lack of awareness has not anything to do with clinical or technical concerns, and certainly has not anything to do with loss of initiative within the improvement of those fabrics. The excited by the creation of friction and antifriction fabrics is constantly constructing new items and strategies and produc­ tion is progressively turning out to be. besides the fact that, such a lot businesses engaged on those fabrics regard their reports and new developments as "proprietary" and, for aggressive purposes, usually are not drawn to publishing within the technical literature with the exception of very perfunctory and customarily hugely advertisement papers. little or no paintings on fric­ tion and antifriction fabrics is happening in self sustaining labora­ tories and college laboratories, even if basic stories during this box provide very fascinating aspects.

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A Bridge of Years by Robert Charles Wilson

By Robert Charles Wilson

Tom wintry weather proposal the secluded cottage within the Pacific Northwest will be the ideal refuge—a position to nurse the injuries of misplaced love and happiness. yet Tom quickly discovers that his refuge is the portal of a tunnel via time. At one finish is the current. on the different end—New York urban, 1963.

His trip again to the early Nineteen Sixties turns out to provide him the opportunity to begin over in an easier, more secure global. yet he unearths that the tunnel holds a chance some distance more than whatever he left in the back of: a human killing computer escaped from a bleak and brutal destiny, who will do something to guard the key passage that he notion was once his on my own. to maintain his worlds, prior and current, Tom wintry weather needs to face the terrors of an unknown international to come.

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A Beginner's Guide to Invading Earth by Gerhard Gehrke

By Gerhard Gehrke

What might you do if you happen to stumbled on a lifeless alien on a lonely road? used to be it an twist of fate, sabotage, or homicide? And why is all people blaming Jeff? The extraterrestrials aren’t looking ahead to solutions. they wish revenge. And Jeff isn’t prepared for company.His in basic terms wish is an outcast mechanic from one other international and a lady who may well do whatever to get off planet, together with promoting out her personal style. Jeff has to resolve why there are such a lot of alien our bodies piling up and who's relatively liable. A technology fiction experience novel, A Beginner’s consultant to Invading Earth tells the tale of a reclusive ex-computer programmer who's the unwitting relevant figure of a plot to maintain humanity from ever making first touch.

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