Aggregation, Consumption and Trade: Essays in Honor of H.S. by Louis Philips, Lester D. Taylor (auth.), Louis Phlips,

By Louis Philips, Lester D. Taylor (auth.), Louis Phlips, Lester D. Taylor (eds.)

During this testomony to the celebrated occupation of H.S. Houthakker a couple of Professor Houthakker's neighbors, former colleagues and previous scholars provide essays which construct upon and expand his many contributions to economics in aggregation, intake, development and alternate. one of many amazing participants are Paul Samuelson, Werner Hildenbrand, John Muellbauer and Lester Telser. The e-book additionally contains 4 formerly unpublished papers and notes by way of its unusual dedicatee.

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(Not that You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions by Steve Almond

By Steve Almond

In (Not that you just Asked), Steve Almond records a existence spent brawling with the fool kings of contemporary tradition. He squares off opposed to Sean Hannity on nationwide television, takes on Oprah Winfrey, approximately will get abducted through a fact television staff, and lands up in Boston, the place he quick enrages the full inhabitants of purple Sox country. Amid the carnage, he reveals time to have a good time his literary hero, the overdue Kurt Vonnegut. those are essays the l. a. occasions has known as “rich, fearless [and] cutting.”

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Ensayos completos by Paul Auster

By Paul Auster

Éste es un volumen único, una compilación de historias verdaderas y personales, reflexiones sobre acontecimientos históricos, observaciones sobre obras pictóricas y literarias. Una lectura imprescindible de «uno de los más grandes escritores de nuestro tiempo», San Francisco Chronicle. En Ensayos completos se reúnen por primera vez todos los textos ensayísticos de Paul Auster, gran parte de ellos inéditos hasta ahora en castellano, como el prefacio esencial a los angeles obra del polifacético Joe Brainard Me acuerdo o sus reflexiones sobre el 11-S, escritas pocas horas después de los atentados. Paul Auster posa su lúcida mirada sobre distintos aspectos de los angeles realidad, recorre temas como l. a. falta de vivienda o las protestas antibélicas, y nos descubre detalles de personalidades como Franz Kafka o Paul Celan, el funámbulo Philippe Petit o el historietista paintings Spiegelman.

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Sixteenth-century Scotland: essays in honour of Michael by Senior Lecturer in Scottish History School of History and

By Senior Lecturer in Scottish History School of History and Classics Julian Goodare, Alasdair A MacDonald

This choice of essays demonstrates the energy of the political, cultural and non secular heritage of Scotland within the period of the Renaissance and Reformation. It comprises essays on politics, faith and cities, and at the literature and tradition of the royal court docket and the typical humans. The essays all light up the 'long 16th century', c.1500-1650, which has been verified as a different interval. individuals contain: Sharon Adams, Steve Boardman, Jane E. A. Dawson, E. Patricia Dennison, Helen Dingwall, David Ditchburn, Julian Goodare, Ruth supply, Theo van Heijnsbergen, Amy L. Juhala, Roderick J. Lyall, Alasdair A. MacDonald, Alan R. MacDonald, Maureen M. Meikle, Jamie Reid-Baxter, Laura A. M. Stewart, Andrea Thomas, Jenny Wormald, and Michael J. Yellowlees.

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Essays on Production Theory and Planning by Joachim Reese (auth.), Prof. Dr. Günter Fandel, Prof. Dr.

By Joachim Reese (auth.), Prof. Dr. Günter Fandel, Prof. Dr. Harald Dyckhoff, Prof. Dr. Joachim Reese (eds.)

The 13 essays of this e-book care for numerous features of creation deal with­ ment that have proven a becoming significance in learn, educating and perform in the final years and are partially overlooked within the literature. The contents diversity from theoretical concerns to case reviews. major kin between diverse essays (chapters) supply upward thrust to team them into 4 significant components facing separate subject matters of creation administration: - basic organizational facets of the creation strategy, - normal difficulties and smooth ideas of fabrics administration, - joint construction with surplus, waste and unsafe byproducts, - creation features of slicing inventory and trim loss difficulties. in addition, there's a robust fabric connection among the contributions to this quantity simply because all of them are in keeping with a standard conceptual framework emphasizing the construction theoretic origin. the gathering of papers during this ebook is additionally designed to supply a pretty finished photo of medical paintings within the box of construction administration performed over the last years on the Institute of creation Economics of the Fern­ universiUit in Hagen, partially in cooperation with different scientists. seeing that all yet articles haven't been released in English ahead of, the reader will get particularly a brand new view at the result of this contemporary research.

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How Did You Get This Number by Sloane Crosley

By Sloane Crosley

A brand-new publication of hilarious and insightful own essays by means of the enduring, impossible to resist Sloane Crosley.

From the writer of the sensational bestseller I used to be informed There'd Be Cake comes a brand new publication of private essays brimming with the entire allure and wit that experience earned Sloane Crosley frequent acclaim, award nominations, and an ever-growing cadre of unswerving enthusiasts. In Cake readers have been brought to the foibles of Crosley's existence in big apple City-always teetering among the glamour of long island events, the indignity of entry-level paintings, and the particular pleasure of suburban nostalgia-and to a literary voice that combined Dorothy Parker with David Sedaris and have become whatever all its personal.

Crosley nonetheless lives and works in long island urban, yet she's not the newcomer for whom a visit past the higher West facet is a giant event. she will close up her sensibility and takes us together with her to Paris, to Portugal (having picked it through spinning a globe and placing down her finger, and eventually falling in with a gaggle of Portuguese clowns), or even to Alaska, the place the "bear bells" on her fellow bridesmaids' ponytails appeared foolish till a grizzly cub dramatically intrudes. in the meantime, again in manhattan, the place new flats beckon and taxi rides cross awry, her feel of the town has turn into extra layered, her relationships with family and friends extra complex.

As continuously, Crosley's voice is fueled via the suitable witticism, buoyant optimism, aptitude for drama, and straightforward allure within the face of juvenile discomfort or strength drudgery. yet in How Did You Get This Number it has additionally turn into more and more refined, swifter and sharper to the purpose, extra complicated and lasting within the feelings it explores. And but, Crosley continues to be the unfailingly hilarious younger Everywoman, healthily built with intelligence and poise to fend off any capability mundanity in adulthood.

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Santa Lives!: Five Conclusive Arguments for the Existence of by Ellis Weiner

By Ellis Weiner

Does Santa Claus really exist? during this slim-but-enthralling quantity, Ellis Weiner addresses this age-old query and is derived to a stunning solution. wager what it's. utilizing the various similar arguments-and even a number of the comparable words-employed by means of humans a lot smarter than he to reply to different, even tougher questions, Weiner bargains an excellent step by step research that's as filled with perception because it is insightful. His research touches on a myriad of themes, together with the life of napkins, the diversities among birthday cake and fruitcake, and even if Santa is American. So, does Santa Claus exist? learn this unbelievably clever (and unbelievably humorous) publication to determine. another way, nobody could ever wager.

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