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Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook
Web standards are the standard technology specifications enforced by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to make sure that web designers and browser manufacturers are using the same technology syntax.…
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A first collection of the website cartoonist's observations on the war on terrorism and other contemporary issues critiques such subjects as the anthrax mailings, Enron, the Office for Homeland Securi…
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San Francisco, 1976. A naïve young secretary, fresh out of Cleveland, tumbles headlong into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, pot-growing landladies, cut throat debutantes, and Jockey Shorts …
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The Onion Ad Nauseam: Complete News Archives, Volume 13
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The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication

"You must read this book."  Neil Gaiman

Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt…
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Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8; City Watch #1)
This is where the dragons went. They lie ... not dead, not asleep, but ... dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put …
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'What's so hard about pulling a sword out of a stone? The real work's already been done. You ought to make yourself useful and find the man who put the sword in the stone in the first place.'

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Bulletproof Ajax
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Step-by-step guide reveals best practices for enhancing Web sites with Ajax

A step-by-step guide to enhancing Web sites with Ajax. Uses progressive enhancement techniques to ensure graceful degradation…
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Dom Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model
This book deals with a programming language, but it isn't intended for programmers. This is a book for web designers. Specifically, this book is intended for standards-aware designers who are comforta…
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Gandhi: His Life and Message for the World
This is the extraordinary story of how one man's indomitable spirit inspired a nation to triumph over tyranny. This is the story of Mahatma Gandhi, a man who owned nothing-and gained everything!!
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Gandhi: An autobiography
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, wh…
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Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager
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The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web
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Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 (Color Edition)
Get ready to enter the world of Sega! Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 includes extensive reviews of over seventy classic games originating from the 1980s and 90s arcade scene…
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Hardcore Gaming 101 Digest Vol. 5: Treasure
Cult classic video game developer Treasure is behind some of the most well-regarded video games of the 1990s and 2000s, including Gunstar Heroes, Guardian Heroes, Radiant Silvergun, Ikaruga, and Sin &…
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The Essays: A Selection
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A survey of one of the giants of Renaissance thought, The Essays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an in…
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Selected Poems
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Features 104 of Blake's poems: "A Song of Liberty," "The Argument," "Proverbs of Hell," "The Mental Traveller," "The Land of Dreams," "To the …
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The Sorrows of Young Werther
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This is Goethe's first novel, published in 1774. Written in diary form, it tells the tale of an unhappy, passionate young man hopelessly in love with Charlotte, the wife of a friend - a man who he alt…
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The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
From the moment it was first published in The New Yorker, this brilliant work of literary criticism aroused great attention. Janet Malcolm brings her shrewd intelligence to bear on the legend of Sylvi…
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Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom
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Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.

Lips the colour of blood, the sun an unprecedented orange, trai…
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Curation is Creation
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Derided by some creators as drain on their craft, curation, when approached the right way, can add value for those who created the work it presents, those who consume it, and the curators themselves. …
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Web Form Design: Filling in the Blanks

Forms make or break the most crucial online interactions: checkout (commerce), registration (community), data input (participation and sharing), and any task requiring information entry. In Web Form D…

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Whirlwind (The X-Files)
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Serial killers come in all shapes and sizes, but this one is particularly puzzling.There's no pattern to the mutilated bodies that have been showing up in Albuquerque: both sexes, all races, ages, eth…
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