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Bad Actors

By Mick Herron
  • ISBN Code: : 1641293381
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
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Mick Herron, “the le Carré of the future” (BBC), expands his world of bad spies with an even shadier cast of characters: the politicians, lobbyists, and misinformation agents pulling the levers of government policy. “Confirms Mick Herron as the best spy novelist now working.”—NPR's Fresh Air Now an Apple TV+ series starring Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas. In London's MI5 headquarters a scandal is brewing that could disgrace the entire intelligence community. The Downing Street superforecaster—a specialist who advises the Prime Minister's office on how policy is likely to be received by the electorate—has disappeared without a trace. Claude Whelan, who was once head of MI5, has been tasked with tracking her down. But the trail leads him straight back to Regent's Park itself, with First Desk Diana Taverner as chief suspect. Has Taverner overplayed her hand at last? Meanwhile, her Russian counterpart, Moscow intelligence's First Desk, has cheekily showed up in London and shaken off his escort. Are the two unfortunate events connected? Over at Slough House, where Jackson Lamb presides over some of MI5's most embittered demoted agents, the slow horses are doing what they do best, and adding a little bit of chaos to an already unstable situation . . . There are bad actors everywhere, and they usually get their comeuppance before the credits roll. But politics is a dirty business, and in a world where lying, cheating and backstabbing are the norm, sometimes the good guys can find themselves outgunned.

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  • Pdf File: amazon-reviews-for-books.pdf

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The book has launched… …and now you stare at it on the screen. How will you get more reviews? In the world of publishing, reviews matter. They are the social proof that lets people know your book is worth their time. Most people don’t leave them, so what’s an author to do? It can take 100 readers… …to get 1 review. How will you get your Social Proof? Dale L. Roberts is a self-publishing advocate, award-winning author, and video content creator. Dale’s inherent passion for life fuels his self-publishing advocacy both in print and online. After publishing over 40 titles, he has begun to teach his secrets to success. You’ll learn to: - Understand the value of Book review services (Is it worth it?) - Where to find Reviewer Websites and how to approach them. - How to get Editorial Reviews. …and much more You’ll love this easy to read book, because the world of self-publishing can be overwhelming and it’s nice to have something so important explained so well. Buy it now!

A Mind Over Matter

By Andrew Zangwill
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0192640550
  • Total of Pages : 250
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 849
  • Pdf File: a-mind-over-matter.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Mind Over Matter is a biography of the Nobel-prize winner Philip W. Anderson, a person widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential physicists of the second half of the twentieth century. Anderson (1923-2020) was a theoretician who specialized in the physics of matter, including window glass and metals, magnets and semiconductors, liquid crystals and superconductors. More than any other single person, Anderson transformed the patchwork subject of solid-state physics into the deep, subtle, and coherent discipline known today as condensed matter physics. Among his many world-class research achievements, Anderson discovered an aspect of wave physics that had been missed by all previous scientists going back to Isaac Newton. He became a public figure when he testified before Congress to oppose its funding of an expensive project intended exclusively for particle physics research. Over the years, he published many articles designed to influence a broad audience about issues where science impacted public policy and culture. Anderson grew up in the American mid-west, was educated at Harvard, and rose to the pinnacle of his profession during the first decade of his thirty-five career as a theoretical physicist at Bell Telephone Laboratories. Almost uniquely, he spent many years working half-time as a professor at the University of Cambridge and at Princeton University. The outspoken Anderson enjoyed broad influence outside of physics when he helped develop and champion the concepts of emergence and complexity as organizing principles to help attack very difficult problems in technically challenging disciplines.

Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention

By Richet, Jean-Loup
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Book Code : 1466684577
  • Total of Pages : 393
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 298
  • Pdf File: cybersecurity-policies-and-strategies-for-cyberwarfare-prevention.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Cybersecurity has become a topic of concern over the past decade as private industry, public administration, commerce, and communication have gained a greater online presence. As many individual and organizational activities continue to evolve in the digital sphere, new vulnerabilities arise. Cybersecurity Policies and Strategies for Cyberwarfare Prevention serves as an integral publication on the latest legal and defensive measures being implemented to protect individuals, as well as organizations, from cyber threats. Examining online criminal networks and threats in both the public and private spheres, this book is a necessary addition to the reference collections of IT specialists, administrators, business managers, researchers, and students interested in uncovering new ways to thwart cyber breaches and protect sensitive digital information.

Destination: Morgue!

By James Ellroy
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 0307425541
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 808
  • Pdf File: destination.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Dig. The Demon Dog gets down with a new book of scenes from America’s capital of kink: Los Angeles. Fourteen pieces, some fiction, some nonfiction, all true enough to be admissible as state’s evidence, and half of it in print for the first time. And every one of them bearing the James Ellroy brand of mayhem, machismo, and hollow-nose prose. Here are Mexican featherweights and unsolved-murder vics, crooked cops and a very clean D.A. Here is a profile of Hollywood’s latest celebrity perp-walker, Robert Blake, and three new novellas featuring a demented detective with an obsession with a Hollywood actress. And, oh yes, just maybe the last appearance of Hush-Hush sleaze-monger Danny Getchell. Here’s Ellroy himself, shining a 500-watt Mag light into all the dark places of his life and imagination. Destination: Morgue! puts the reader’s attention in a hammerlock and refuses to let go.

13 1/2 Reasons Why NOT To Be A Liberal

By Judd Dunning
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Humanix Books
  • Book Code : 1630061743
  • Total of Pages : 317
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 545
  • Pdf File: 13-1-2-reasons-why-not-to-be-a-liberal.pdf

Book Short Summary:

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO WINNING AN ARGUMENT WITH A LIBERAL. "Antifa leftists may still burn this book, but more than a few center-left individuals will read 13 1/2 Reasons Why NOT to Be a Liberal and develop a new respectful understanding of conservatism.” — Dinesh D’Souza “A must-read for those determined to defeat the unhinged left.” — Roger Stone Although conservatives outnumber liberals in 44 out of 50 states, it’s a situation conservatives know very well in today’s contentious political environment: Conservatives often find themselves in discussions with liberals who relentlessly hammer conservatives with insults, accusations, and unfounded assumptions about conservatism. The question is: WHAT IS A PROUD & INFORMED CONSERVATIVE TO DO?!?! The answer is: 13 1/2 Reasons Why NOT to be a Liberal: And How To Enlighten Others, the conservative playbook to persuasive facts and arguments that detail the policies, accomplishments, and often-ignored compassionate nature of the conservative philosophy. Presented in an easy-to-access format, Judd Dunning’s ideological treatise will empower readers not only to hold their own in an argument with a liberal, but also to change hearts and minds, or at worst, preserve a few more mutually respectful relationships with more ease, clarity, and dignity. Both a current and timeless conservative philosophical and argumentative manifesto made for conservative, right-leaning, independent, libertarian or “on the fence” Americans who are both passionate about politics and love being Americans. If you can't achieve a win-win civil discussion with a liberal, at least you can use 13 1/2 Reasons Why NOT to be a Liberal to land some clear, intelligent blows. You will no longer serve as a liberal's doormat. You can maintain your pride and then move on to someone who really wants to both talk and listen. A "Freethinker"… probably a conservative!

Actor's Encyclopedia of Casting Directors

By Karen Kondazian
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Book Code : 1783018372
  • Total of Pages : 494
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: actor-s-encyclopedia-of-casting-directors.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Karen Kondazian's newly revised and edited "e;The Actor's Encyclopedia of Casting Directors,"e; compiles valuable inside information from over 100 premier casting directors, as regards to both Hollywood and New York film, television, theater and commercial auditioning. Bonus conversations included are discussions on film acting, with award-winning directors James Cameron and John Woo - and interviews with renowned acting coaches 'to the stars,' Larry Moss, Milton Katselas and Jeff Corey.Great casting directors have the talent to identify which actor will fit that 'one role,' filtering through hundreds of 'potentials,' eventually delivering that actor into the hands of the decision makers. This in-depth book about the casting process informs actors what it's like to be on the other side of the desk, what each casting director likes, dislikes and is searching for in the audition process. "e;The Actor's Encyclopedia of Casting Directors"e; exists to educate, inspire and empower actors because far too much in this business is out of their control. You have at your fingertips an invaluable resource that serves the actor in any number of ways - one unique example being, it includes a photo of each casting director. (How many actors are in a daze when they walk into the audition room wondering if they are auditioning for the casting director or their assistant - now they will know). Karen Kondazian's experience as an award-winning actor and author ("e;The Whip,"e; inspired by a true story) and her previous long running column for "e;Backstage,"e; enabled her to ask questions on behalf of actors everywhere. The answers Kondazian has garnered for this book will hopefully give the actor real knowledge and confidence, so that when they walk out of the audition room, they know that they did their best.

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems

By Luca Podofillini,Bruno Sudret,Bozidar Stojadinovic,Enrico Zio,Wolfgang Kröger
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1315648415
  • Total of Pages : 730
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 915
  • Pdf File: safety-and-reliability-of-complex-engineered-systems.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems contains the Proceedings of the 25th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015, held 7-10 September 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. It includes about 570 papers accepted for presentation at the conference. These contributions focus on theories and methods in the area of risk, safety and

Tomorrow’s Jobs Today

By Rafael Moscatel,Abby Jane Moscatel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Book Code : 1789045622
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 413
  • Pdf File: tomorrow-s-jobs-today.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This collection of in-depth profiles featuring Smart City CIOs, Data Protection Officers, Blockchain CEO’s, Informatics Doctors and other diverse, skilled professionals gives readers first-hand insight into what tomorrow’s jobs look like today. The hands-on experiences, subject matter expertise and measured job advice shared within these pages demonstrate how identifying opportunities, setting the right cadence and building strong relationships are the essential ingredients to unlocking your future’s potential. Tomorrow's Jobs Today is for the new graduate, the professional between jobs and the doting parents desperate to get their “brilliant” but lazy kid out of the basement. It’s also for senior corporate leaders seeking an intimate understanding of the changes abounding in their organizations. It’s for the manager who wants to inspire and encourage professional development. And it’s for every knowledge worker out there who wants to leverage technology and information governance to reduce risk, generate revenue, and improve customer experiences.

Greasepaint Monkey

By John Cairney
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Luath Press Ltd
  • Book Code : 1912387891
  • Total of Pages : 294
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 533
  • Pdf File: greasepaint-monkey.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A book for actors, for would-be actors and for everyone who has a curiosity about theatre as it is on the inside. The bareback performance of the histrionic art as it has been since the Greeks. This is one actor's experience over 60 years as a professional, including roles in The Avengers, Dr Finlay's Casebook, Jason and the Argonauts and This Man Craig.