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X And Why

Author : Tom Whipple
ISBN : 1780723482
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X And Why

Author : Tom Whipple
ISBN : 9781780723495
Genre : Social Science
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Gender is shifting. But is gender disappearing? This is the story of where biology meets behaviour – how sex drives us, and informs so many of the key choices we make in life. In the last century it was argued that men are from Mars and women are from Venus - but things have moved on a long way since then. In this timely new approach to the debate, Tom Whipple travels far and wide - from a Home Counties swingers' party to a gay penguin sanctuary in Germany - and draws on the latest studies in behavioural science as well as fascinating explorations into anthropology to present a surprising tale of expectations and mismatches. If you are currently single, this book is about your place in the dating market - your successes, your failures and what they mean. If you are in a relationship, it is about why you chose the person you are with, why they chose you - and the circumstances in which either of you might put it all at risk and stray. In X and Why, Tom Whipple delves into the sexual subconscious to explain the inner workings of character and desire. It will change the way you see yourself and everyone around you. 'This witty, racily-written book will ruffle some feathers. Some feathers need to be ruffled. Tom Whipple does it with panache and style.' RICHARD DAWKINS 'The science of sexuality is almost too interesting to read and write about, inviting cheap jokes and heavy-handed politicising. But Tom Whipple hits the spot, and presents the latest thinking and research with depth, wit and balance.' STEVEN PINKER, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of How the Mind Works and Enlightenment Now

Project X

Author : Jim Shepard
ISBN : 0307427331
Genre : Fiction
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In the wilderness of junior high, Edwin Hanratty is at the bottom of the food chain. His teachers find him a nuisance. His fellow students consider him prey. And although his parents are not oblivious to his troubles, they can't quite bring themselves to fathom the ruthless forces that demoralize him daily. Sharing in these schoolyard indignities is his only friend, Flake. Branded together as misfits, their fury simmers quietly in the hallways, classrooms, and at home, until an unthinkable idea offers them a spectacular and terrifying release. From Jim Shepard, one of the most enduring and influential novelists writing today, comes an unflinching look into the heart and soul of adolescence. Tender and horrifying, prescient and moving, Project X will not easily be forgotten.

X

Author : Ilyasah Shabazz
ISBN : 9780763674250
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Winner of the 2016 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens; A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book. Cowritten by Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world. Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that’s a pack of lies—after all, his father’s been murdered, his mother’s been taken away, and his dreams of becoming a lawyer have gotten him laughed out of school. There’s no point in trying, he figures, and lured by the nightlife of Boston and New York, he escapes into a world of fancy suits, jazz, girls, and reefer. But Malcolm’s efforts to leave the past behind lead him into increasingly dangerous territory. Deep down, he knows that the freedom he’s found is only an illusion—and that he can’t run forever. X follows Malcolm from his childhood to his imprisonment for theft at age twenty, when he found the faith that would lead him to forge a new path and command a voice that still resonates today.

X

Author : Brian Solis
ISBN : 9781118526392
Genre : Business & Economics
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Welcome to a new era of business in which your brand is defined by those who experience it. Do you know how your customers experience your brand today? Do you know how they really feel? Do you know what they say when you re not around? In an always-on world where everyone is connected to information and also one another, customer experience is your brand. And, without defining experiences, brands become victim to whatever people feel and share. In his new book X: The Experience When Business Meets Design bestselling author Brian Solis shares why great products are no longer good enough to win with customers and why creative marketing and delightful customer service too are not enough to succeed. In X, he shares why the future of business is experiential and how to create and cultivate meaningful experiences. This isn’t your ordinary business book. The idea of a book was re-imagined for a digital meets analog world to be a relevant and sensational experience. Its aesthetic was meant to evoke emotion while also giving new perspective and insights to help you win the hearts and minds of your customers. And, the design of this book, along with what fills its pages, was done using the principles shared within. Brian shares more than the importance of experience. You’ll learn how to design a desired, meaningful and uniform experience in every moment of truth in a fun way including: How our own experience gets in the way of designing for people not like us Why empathy and new perspective unlock creativity and innovation The importance of User Experience (UX) in real life and in executive thinking The humanity of Human-Centered Design in all you do The art of Hollywood storytelling from marketing to product design to packaging Apple’s holistic approach to experience architecture The value of different journey and experience mapping approaches The future of business lies in experience architecture and you are the architect. Business, meet design. X

Looking For X

Author : Deborah Ellis
ISBN : 9780888993823
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Although she may not have a normal life like everyone else, Khyber enjoys what she has and doesn't look to change things, yet when her mother decides to move her autistic brother into a special home and her homeless friend goes missing, Khyber's special world is suddenly turned upside down. Reprint.

Academy X

Author : Andrew Trees
ISBN : 9781596919266
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to Academy X, an ethical wonderland in which up is down, right is wrong, and parents and students will stop at nothing (including lying, plagiarizing, and even seduction to name a few) in orderto get into the Ivy League. Caught in the middle is John Spencer, a bumbling but loveable English teacher struggling through the final weeks of his spring semester. But keeping focused on a Jane Austen seminar proves problematic when a His crush on the sexy school librarian andas well as a pending promotion threaten to divert his attentionare threatening to sink him in a sea of academic intrigue. Things become even more complicated when the college counseler asks John to lie (or at least exaggerate) in a recommendation letter for the very student who he's just discovered is a plagiarizer!And things are only about to get worse for John, who discovers that no price is too high to achieve a coveted admission to Harvard, Yale, or Princeton-even if that includes his own disgrace. Witty and rollicking, Academy X is a priceless peek into New York City's top private schools-indeed into elite schools all over the country.where parents risk all for their child's academic.

Jen X

Author : Jenny McCarthy
ISBN : 0060392339
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presented in the form of a "diary," a portrait of Jenny McCarthy captures the day-to-day drama, action, and humor of the star

The Science Of The X Files

Author : Jeanne Cavelos
ISBN : 0425167119
Genre : Fiction
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With the help of noted scientists and biologists, the author examines the scientific theories and plausibility of the most bizarre and compelling episodes of the hit TV science-fiction series, The X-Files. Original.

The Dagger X

Author : Brian Eames
ISBN : 9781442468573
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Kitto’s adventure continues in the suspenseful sequel to The Dagger Quick, which School Library Journal called a “quest perfect for landlubbers and pirate aficionados alike.” On the high seas of the Caribbean in the 1600s, a twelve-year-old boy, Kitto, stands wrongly accused of his father’s murder and is forced into adulthood too quickly as he tries to prove his innocence. After a brutal shark attack, Kitto must take refuge on a forsaken island that holds a store of valuable nutmeg, with its power to make men as rich as kings. When he encounters the notorious Alexandre Exquemelin, known as X, he discovers a dark secret about his own past and identity. Will the events of Kitto’s past determine his fate, or will he have the courage to forge his own destiny? A tale of friends and fiends, good and evil, pirates and predators, and the thrill of the high seas, The Dagger X is an exciting adventure and classic story of the search for manhood and identity.

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