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David Antin (trans), 100 great problems of elementary mathematicsSyd Uni Maths 510.76 12
Hugh ApSimon, Mathematical Byways in Ayling, Beeling, and CeilingSU MAths 793.74 22
Hugh ApSimon, More Mathematical BywaysFR 793.74 28
Alan Baker, A Concise Introduction To The Theory Of NumbersSU Maths 512.81 102
Alida Baxter, Emmie and the Witch's ButtonNone
Alida Baxter, Flat on my BackNone
Alida Baxter, Out on my EarNone
Alida Baxter, Two's CompanyState Ref Library [NSW]
Alida Baxter, Upside-down underState Ref Library [NSW]
Mitchell Library
Alida Baxter, Afterwards (short story) in
1st Culprit, ed. Liza Cody & Michael Z. Lewin, Chatto & Windus, 1992 [also St. Martin's 0-312-09238-5, Jul '93]
George Chrystal, Alegbra, an elementary text-book (2 vols)
Candidate for markup ; tricky algebra problems
UTS City Campus
512/112  v.1 & v.2
UNSW 512/63/(1) & (2)
L.E. Dickson, Introduction to the theory of numbers
Candidate for markup
SU Maths 512.81  DIC
Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections (fic)FR 813.5  F837  J1  1
H.S. Hall & S.R. Knight, Elementary Trigonometry
Candidate for markup ; tricky algebra/trig problems
FR 514  4
S. Hildebrandt & A. Tromba, The parsimonious universeSyd Uni Arch.  117  19
S. Hildebrandt & A. Tromba, Mathematics and Optimal FormSyd Uni Arch  117  6
John F.P. Hudson, Piecewise linear topologySU MATHS 516.7 187
Andrew Hunt & David Thomas, The Pragmatic ProgrammerUNSW 005.1 HUNT
Peter Kellaway, The Part Played by Electric Fish in the Early History of Bioelectricity and Electrotherapy, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol 20 (1946), 112-137 [Mentioned in a book by John Barrow?]SU Burkitt-Ford 610.905 3
K.K. Kubota, Pyth. triples in UFDs, Amer. Math. Monthly 79 (1972), 503--505FR 510.5 33
Tanith Lee, Red As Blood or Tales from the Sisters GrimmerNone
Tristan Needham, Visual Complex AnalysisSU Maths 517.8 347
S.J. Perelman, Bite on the bulletFR 817.5 P
David Ruelle, Chance and Chaos (For quotes)SU Maths 519.1  710
Steven S. Skiena, The algorithm design manual -- says Chazelle's O(n) algorithm for triangulation is quite hopeless to implementSU Maths 513.83 82 A
John Stillwell, Classical topology and combinatorial group theory -- no algorithm for solving the general homeomorphism problem for manifolds -- what about compact manifolds?SU Maths 513.83 82 A
Roslyn Taylor, Uncle AbeFR A  823.91  T245  J1  1
Roslyn Taylor, Your hills are too highFR 994.0420924  3
Roslyn Taylor, Short story in "Turtle Crossing"Mitchell Library
L. Fejes Tóth, What the bees know and what they do not know, Bull. AMS 70 (1964), 468-481FR/Maths 510.6 1
Martin Waddell, Little Dracula's ChristmasSyd Uni Curriculum
823.91  W1161  J1  1
David Foster Wallace, Brief interviews with hideous menFR 813.5  W188  J2  1
George Alec Effinger's Maureen Birnbaum stories (from LocusMag.com entry):
  • Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson, F&SF Jan '82
  • Maureen Birnbaum at the Earth's Core F&SF Feb '86
  • Maureen Birnbaum on the Art of War (nv), Friends of the Horseclans, ed. Robert Adams & Pamela Crippen Adams, Signet, 1987
  • Maureen Birnbaum After Dark, Foundation's Friends, ed. Martin H. Geeenberg, Tor, 1989
  • Maureen Birnbaum Goes Shopynge [AKA Muffy ...], The Fantastic Adventures of Robin Hood, ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Signet, 1991
  • Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson: The Complete Stories (co) Swan Press 1993. Includes:
    • Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson
    • Maureen Birnbaum and the Saint Graal
    • Maureen Birnbaum at the Looming Awfulness (nv)
    • Maureen Birnbaum's Lunar Adventure
  • Maureen Birnbaum on a Hot Tin Roof (pl), South From Midnight, ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Thomas R. Hanlon, Southern Fried Press, 1994
  • Maureen Birnbaum Pokes an Eye Out, Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear, ed. Jody Lynn Nye, Baen, 1996
Foundation's Friends
State Ref Lib [NSW]
J. Mavor, The young man's companion, or, Youth's instructorFR 032.02 5
Sherman R. Cook, Electrical things boys like to makeStorage DF 39117
The Boys' wireless bookStorage DG 23724
Fanny Umphelby, The Child's Guide to KnowledgeStorage DC 08115
Jack Cox, Take a cold tub, sir! : the story of the Boy's own paperFR 052 107
Jim Murphy, Weird & Wacky InventionsStorage DF 24796
James S. Borlase, Stirring tales of colonial adventure : a book for boysRB 1594.24
Raymond Briggs, Ug : boy genius of the stone age and his search for soft trousersCurriculum 823.91 B8543 J10 1
Stuart A. Kauffman, InvestigationFR 576.8801 1
Stuart A. Kauffman, The Origins of OrderFR 577 88
F.J. Tipler, Newtonian Cosmology Revisited -- Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol 282, p206-210 (1996) -- Newtownian phsyics precludes universes with infinite volumePHYS 520.6 10
Ruth Sime, Lise Meitner: A Life in PhysicsFR 530.092 36
Maxwell's Demon -- article by SzilardFR 215 16
Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of SandFR 868.99892 B732 J4 T 1
Jorge Luis Borges, LabyrinthsFR 868.99892 B732 J7 T 1
Jorge Luis Borges, The Aleph and Other StoriesFR 868.99892 B732 G 13
Edward de Bono, The 5 day course in thinkingFR/U 153.42 13
Walter Burkert, Creation of the Sacred -- counting taboosFR 291 315
C Panati, Sacred Origins of Profound Things -- counting taboos???
Alan Cromer, Uncommon sense: the heretical nature of scienceFR 501 715
Oscar Wilde, Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young.???
Ernst Bruno, Adventures with Impossible FiguresARCH 152.142 11
Ernst Bruno, The Eye Beguiled (Begoochelde oog)SCA Rozelle 701.82 2
CHATS Q 152.14/ERN
P.D. Pesic, The Smallest Clock -- European Journal of Physics vol 14 p.90 (1993)UNSW PJ530/E540
Donald MacKay, The Clockwork Image -- arguments about free will/determinism determinismFR 215 16
E.M. Gold, Article in 'Information and Control' vol 10 p 447 (1967) -- Godel-like undiscoverable rulesFR 501 278
John Collins & Ross Glover (eds), Collateral Language???
Richard Flanagan, Death of a River Guide -- recommended by man in pub at Raf's birthday partyFR A 823.91 F583 J1 1
Jean-Pierre Changeux, Matière à penseée (Conversations on mind, matter, and mathematics)SU Maths 510.1 227
Patrick White, The Tree of ManFR A 823.91 W587 J12 1
Kim Scott, BenangFR/Ug A 823.91 S4272 J2 1
Raymond Smullyan, This Books Needs No Title???
Bryce Courtenay, Mathew Flinders' Cat???
Aldous Huxley, The Devils of LoudunCHATS 133.4/HUX
Anton Chekhov, The Comic StoriesCHATS F/CHEK
Tom Körner, The Pleasures of CountingCHATS 510/KOR
FR 510 733
Steven Weinberg, Facing up : science and its cultural adversariesFR 500 501
Gregory H. Moore, Zermelo's Axiom of ChoiceSU MATHS 510.1 135
Isaiah Berlin, The Hedgehog and the Fox???
The dictionary of imaginary places / Alberto Manguel & Gianni GuadalupiCHATS REF 809.38/MAN
F Ref 809.93372 3
An unabridged translation of Simplicius SimplicissimusFR 833.52 J2 T 2
William P. Thurston, The Geometry and Topology of Three-Manifolds [Princeton lecture notes -- hard to find -- see if entry below discusses elliptic & hyperbolic spaces???
William P. Thurston, Three-dimensional geometry and topology. Vol.1SU MATH 513.83 334
Richard Dedekind, essay "Continuity and Irrational Numbers" in ""Essays on the Theory of Numbers"FUgrad 512.81 29
"The Mathematics of Three-Dimensional Manifolds," by William P. Thurston and Jeffrey R. Weeks; Scientific American, July 1984???
"Where Mathematics Comes From" by Lakoff and Nunez???
H.S.M. Coxeter, "Introduction to Geometry"???
H.S.M. Coxeter, "Non-Euclidean Geometry"???
H.S.M. Coxeter, "Real Projective Plane"???
Vaderlind, Guy, and Larson, The Inquisitive Problem Solver???
Savchev and Andreescu, Mathematical Miniatures???
Honsberger, Mathematical Diamonds???
Richard K. Guy, The Strong Law of Small Numbers, American Mathematical Monthly 95 (1988), 697-712???
Sheldon Axler, Linear Algebra Done RightSU Maths 512.5 372
John Hulme, Morder Guss Reims: The Gustave Leberwurst ManuscriptsFR 398.8 109
John Hulme, Die Gesammelten Werke des Lord CharlesFR 398.8 115
Ormonde De Kay, N'Heures Souris Rames: The Coucy Castle Manuscript???
Herman Hesse, Glass Bead GameFR 833.91 H587 J1 T 1
Spohn, W. G. "On the Integral Cuboid." Amer. Math. Monthly 79, 57-59, 1972.???
Spohn, W. G. "On the Derived Cuboid." Canad. Math. Bull. 17, 575-577, 1974.???
David Quammen, Wild Thoughts from Wild PlacesCHATS 508/QUA
David Quammen, The Song of the DodoCHATS 578.752/QUA
David Quammen, Monster of God???
David Quammen, The Flight of the Iguana???
David Quammen, The Boilerplate Rhino???
David Quammen, Blood Line???
D. E. Rutherford, Classical MechanicsFR 531 R
John Murray, A Few Short Notes on Tropical Butterflies [mentioned in SMH Spectrum liftout Sep? 2003]???
Russell McCormmach, Night Thoughts of a Classical PhysicistFR 813.5 M1312 J1 1
David Boyle, Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life [mentioned in SMH Spectrum liftout Sep? 2003]???
Chris Kremer, Bamboo Palace, Discovering the Lost Dynasty of Laos [mentioned on ABC Radio National (Australia)]???
Imre Lakatos, Proofs and Refutations [mentioned in John Barrow's book Pi in the SkyFR 510.1 84
SU Maths 510.1 84
Akiri Kurosawa, Rashomon (film) [mentioned in John Barrow's book Pi in the Sky???
Errett Bishop, Foundations of Contructive Analysis [mentioned in John Barrow's book Pi in the SkySU Maths 517 233
Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism [mentioned in Greg Egan's book Distress]CHATS 809.933/SAI
David Corfield, Towards a Philosophy of Real Mathematics, Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 2003 [Mentioned in a John Baetz article on sci.math.research]???
S. A. Barnett, The science of life: from cells to survivalCHATS 570/BAR
S. A. Barnett, Biology and Freedom???
Richard C. Lewontin, It ain't necessarily so : the dream of the human genome and other confusionsMosman 576.5/LEWO
Richard C. Lewontin, Biology as Ideology (Mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Richard C. Lewontin, Human DiversityNS 613.9/LEWO
Glenn McGee (ed), The human cloning debateLane Cove 174.25/HUM
Magnus Pyke, Technological eating; or, Where does the fish-finger point?FR 338.476413 2
Lester R. Walker, Tiny HousesSU ARCH 728.370222 2
E. Brian Davies, Science in the Looking Glass: What do scientists really know?FR 500 519
George Szpiro, Kepler's Conjecture???
Jon Turney, Lovelock and Gaia: Signs of life???
Jon Turney, Frankenstein's FootstepsFR 303.483 284
David Rothenberg and Wandee J. Pryor (eds), Writing on AirFR 808.8036 9
Steve Fuller, Kuhn vs. Popper???
Barry Parker, The Isaac Newton School of Driving???
J.E.C. Hecker, Epidemics of the Middle Ages (mentioned in Barnett's "The Story of Rats")???
J. Nohl, The Black Death (mentioned in Barnett's "The Story of Rats")???
Philip Ziegler, The Black Death (mentioned in Barnett's "The Story of Rats")Lane Cove Stack 940.17/ZIE
Susan Haack, Defending Reason - Within Reason (mentioned in New Scientist book reviews)???
Basil Mahon, The Man Who Changed Everything (about James Clerk Maxwell, mentioned in New Scientist book reviews)???
Neal Stephenson, Baroque Cycle books (mentioned in a techcentralstation.com interview with NS)???
Bill McGuire, A Guide to the End of the World (mentioned on radio national - tsunamis & other stuff)CHATS 363.34/MACG
Eric Zimmerman, Rules of Play (mentioned in SMH Icon liftout 2003-10-25)???
Elliot Perlman, Three Dollars (mentioned in SMH Good Weekend liftout 2003-08-16)???
Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Afair / Lost in a Good Book / The Well of Lost Plots (mentioned in SMH Spectrum liftout)???
Linda Polman, We Did Nothing (Politics and the UN, mentioned in SMH Spectrum liftout)???
Stephen R. Brown, Scurvy (advertised in SMH Spectrum liftout)???
Simon Winchester, The Surgeon of Crowthorne???
Alexander McCall Smith, Portuguese Irregular Verbs / The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs / At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances???
Andrew Parker, In the Blink of an Eye (evolution of vision, mentioned in SMH spectrum 2003-10-04)CHATS ???
Stephen Kinzer, All the Shah's MenStanton 955/KIN
Alison Broinowski, Howard's War???
Donald Horne, 10 Steps to a More Tolerant Australia (Mentioned in SMH Spectrum liftout)CHATS 305.8/HOR
Miles Horden, Voyaging the Pacific???
Anne Salmond, The Trial of the Cannibal Dog (Cook's early voyges to the Pacific)???
Jonathan Stroud, The Aulet of Samarkand (wait until rest of the Batimaeus Trilogy is out)???
Barnaby Rogerson, The Prophet MuhammadCHATS 297.6/MUH
Tim Bowden, Spooling Through???
Sun Shuyun, Ten Thousand Miles Without a Cloud (Retraces the steps of the monk Xuanzang, Mentioned on ABC Radio National)???
Atwan et al, Edsels, Luckies & Frigidaires - pages 151-152 to verify Bryson refUNSW PQ 659.10973/13
Peter T. Daniels, The world's writing systemsCHATS REF 411/WOR
Timothy Ferris, Coming of Age in the Milky Way (account of Le Gentil quoted in Bryson's "A Short History of Nearly Everything")CHATS 523.12/FER
NS 523.1/FER
Freedom and its betrayal : six enemies of human liberty / Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry HardyFR 323.44 240
A.C. Robin Skynner, Families and How to Survive ThemCHATS 306.85/SKY
Jacqueline Balcells, The Enchanted Raisin???
Loring Wirbel, Star Wars (mentioned in NS book reviews)???
Susan Snell & Polly Tucker, Life Through a Lens (scientific eye candy, mentioned in NS book reviews)???
Ivan Amato, Super Vision (scientific eye candy, mentioned in NS book reviews)???
Folk albums by Fred Wedlock: "Folker" & "Frollicks" (Village Thing?)???
V M Bradis, Lapses in Mathematical ReasoningFUgrad 510.76 250
Carl Zimmer, Parasite RexCHATS 591.524/ZIM
Steven G Krantz, How to Teach MathematicsFR 510.7 962 A
Steven G Krantz, Mathematical Apocrypha : Stories and Anecdotes of Mathematicians and the Mathematical???
Tim Winton, Dirt Music (book & CD)Asst CHATS
Ruth Cracknell, Journey from VeniceAsst CHATS
Catherine Fisher, The Conjuror's Game???
Lewis Wolpert, The Unnatural Nature of ScienceLANE COVE 501/WOL
F Ugrad 501 692
Hilary Mantel, Fludd (mentioned on BBC Radio circa 1992)FR 823.91 M2922 J2 1
Daniel Keyes, Flowers for AlgernonCHATS Fic/KEYES
Daniel Keyes, Arujyanon ni hanataba o / translated by Fusa Obi.CHATS JAP F/KEYES
Judth Morgan, Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: a biographyMANLY 813.52/SEU
Steven Herrick, Love, ghosts & nose hair : a verse novel for young adultsNS YA PB
William Cole, What good's a five year old?CURR 811.5 C6891 J3 1
Anatoly Pristavkin, The Inseparable Twins???
Anne Fausto-Sterling, Myths of Gender (mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Philip Kitchner, Vaulting Ambition (mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Philip Kitchner, The Lives to Come (moral dilemmas related to genetics, mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
George Basalla, The Evolution of Technology (mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")CHATS 609/BAS
Jeremy Rifkin, Biosphere Politics (mediaeval & modern customs, mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
E.H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion (mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Jeremy Campell, The Improbable Machine (contrast between human thinking & computer operations; may be small cookies compared to Steven Pinker's book; Campbell was mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Gerd Gigerenzer, The Empire of Chance (shows statistical analysis freuqently misidentified with scientific method, mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Margulis & Schwartz, Five Kingdoms (classification of organisms, mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")Lane Cove
Santiago Ramón y Cajal, ?? autobiography, title unkown ?? (early work in neuroanatomy, mentioned in Barnett's "Science: Myth or Magic?")???
Reginald Hill, Dialogues of the Dead (apparently states inside the cover that the word 'Paronomania' is made up)CHATS F/HILL
Philip Howard, New Words for OldSTANTON 427.09/HOW
Philip Howard, Weasel Words???
Philip Howard, Word Watching???
Philip Howard, The State of the Language: English ObservedFR 428 133
Philip Howard, A Word in Your EarFR 428 185
Stephen Fry, Stephen Fry's Incomplete and Utter History of Classical MusicSTANTON 780.9/FRY
Amina Shash, The Tale of the Four DervishesCHATS 398.255/SHA
Attar (aka Farid al-dion Abi Hamid Muhammad ben Ibrahim), The Parliament of the Birds (Mentioned in Borges) -- also seems to be known as "The Conference of Birds"CHATS 891.5/ATT
Hokusai, The thirty-six fiews of Mount FujiSTANTON 769.952/HOK
Hokusai, The Hokusai sketch-books: selections from the MangaCHATS 769.952/KAT
Hokusai, Sketches and PaintingsSTANTON 769.952/KAT
Hokusai, Hokusai, The Man Mad-On-DrawingFR 769.952 K19 1
Hokusai, One hundred view of Mt. FujiFR 769.924 H721 1
Desmond Morris, Gestures: Their Origin and DistributionCHATS 302.22/MOR
Glenn A. Baker, Faces, places and barely human races.STANTON 828/BAK
Mollie Katzen, The enchanted broccoli forest : and other timeless delicacies, recipes, drawings and hand-letteringSTANTON Q 641.65/KAT
Music: Suppé - Requiem in D Minor (heard on ABC FM 2 Dec 2003 10:15pm)
Samuel E. Martin, The Japanese Language Though TimeFR/FU 495.6 22
新明解日本語アクセント辞典 [Amazon.co.jp link] [Mentioned in a sci.lang.japan news post???
Alexander McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency???
H.F.M. Prescott, The Man on a Donkey [Mention in Julian May's Intervention]???
Odo Hirsch, "Hazel Green" / "Have courage, Hazel Green" / "Something's fishy, Hazel Green"???
Karen Armstrong, "The Spiral Staircase"CHATS 200.92/ARM
Mark Hodden, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime"???
Christopher Priest, "The Prestige"CHATS F/PRIE
Ugresic, Dubravka: "The Culture of Lies" [The rewriting of history around the breakup of Yugoslavia]???
Orange, Claudia: "The Story of a Treaty" [NZ's Treaty of Waitangi]LANE COVE 993.02/ORA
McLuhan, Marchall: "The Gutenberg Galaxy: the making of typographic man"???
Wheen, Francis: "How Mumbo-jumbo conquered the world"CHATS 909.82/WHE
Doxiadis, Apostolos: "Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture"CHATS F/DOXI
Jon Pertwee and David J Howe: "I am the Doctor: Jon Pertwee's Final Memoir"???
Australia Landfall by Egon KischCHATS STACK 994.04/KIS
FR 919.4 32
Don Watson, "Dictionary of Weasel Words"???
Michael McGirr, "Bypass: The Story of a Road" - a history of the Hume Highway???
Brad Whittington, "Welcome to Fred"???
David E. Lundstrom, "A Few Good Men From Univac", MIT Press, 1987???
Liping Ma, "Knowing and Teaching Mathematics"FR 372.70973 1
Peter Bowler, The Superior Person's Third Book of Words???
Nigel Rees, As We Say In Our HouseManly 398.9/REE
Nigel Rees, A Word in Your Shell-Like???
Kate Burridge, Blooming EnglishCHATS 428/BUR
Kate Burridge, Weeds in the Garden of WordsCHATS 420.9/BUR
Jeffrey Kacirk, Forgotten English???
Jeffrey Kacirk, The Word Museum???
Jeffrey Kacirk, Altered English???
Jeffrey Kacirk, Informal English???
Derek Hanson, Lunch with the Station MasterCHATS F/HANS
J. Marshall Under, Ideogram [reviewed by Danny Yee]Fisher U. ???
Svetislav Basara, Chinese Letter [reviewed by Danny Yee]???
Melvynn Bragg, The Adventure of EnglishCHATS 420.9 BRA
Vivian Cook, Accomodating Brocolli [sic] -- remarks on English spelling???
Cathy Wilcox (Cartoonist), Throw Away Lines: CartoonsSTANTON 741.5994/WIL
Cathy Wilcox (Cartoonist), The Bad Guys are Winning???
Roger Law, Still Spitting at SixtyCHATS ???
Rashid Khalidi, Resurrecting Empire???
Elizabeth Goudge, The Little White Horse???
Anne Cassidy, Looking for JJ???
Ursula Dobosarsky, The First Book of Samuel???
Ursula Dobosarsky, Theodora's Gift???
Elizabeth Fensham, Helicopter Man???
Ray Porter, Flesh in the Age of ReasonCHATS 820.9/POR
Orhan Pamuk, Istanbul: Memoirs of a City???
Tony Davis, Lemon! 60 Heroic Failures of MotoringMosman 629.222/DAVI
Tony Davis, Extra Lemon! More Heroic Failures of MotoringSTANTON ???
Geoffrey Robertson, The Tyrannical BriefCHATS 942.064/COO
Michael McCarth, English Idioms In UseCHATS 428/MACC
C. J. Moore, In Other Words???
Keith Tutt, The Scientist, The Madman, the Thief and the LightbulbCHATS 509/TUT
Megan Crane, English as a Second Language???
The Yacoubian Building, Alaa Al Aswany, translated from the Arabic by Humphrey Davies mentioned in theworld.org books???
Arnold S. Kohen, "From the Place of the Dead" -- struggles of Bishop Belo in East TimorCHATS 282.092 BEL
Bristish Popular Customs, T.F. Thiselton (1876)FR 914.2 109
Maps: The Uncollected John Sladek, Edited by David Langford???
J. W. Suurballe and R. E. Tarjan, "A quick method for finding shortest pairs of disjoint paths," Networks 14 (1984), no. 2, 325-336.???
A History of Writing in Japan, by Christopher SeeleyFR 495.61109 1
The Languages of China, by S. Robert RamseyFR 409.51 1
The Chinese Language: Fact and Fantasy, by John DeFrancisFR 495.1 32
Blessings in Disguise, by Alec GuinnessStanton, CHATS
A positively final appearance, by Alec GuinnessStanton, CHATS
A Commonplace Book, by Alec GuinnessFR 792.028092 103
A Commonplace Book, by Charles P Curtis (pub circa 1957) - context of the quote: "Fraud is the homage paid by force to reason"???
Explaining Hitler : the search for the origins of his evil, by Ron Rosenbaum [for the chapter 'Poison Kitchen' on journalists]CHATS 943.086/HIT
The Great Festivals of Japan, Hiroyuki OzawaCHATS/STANTON Q 394.26/OZA
A practical Guide to Japanese-English Onomatopoeia and Mimesis by Hideichi Ono [日英擬音・擬態語活用辞典] ISBN 4590007223???
A Thesaurus of Japanese Mimesis and Onomatopoeia: Usage by Categories, by Andrew C Chang [擬態語・擬音語分類用法辞典] ISBN 4469041130???
Captain Corelli's MandolinSTANTON F/DEBE
John Gribbin, Science: A History, 1543-2001CHATS 509/GRI
John Gribbin, Deep SimplicitySTANTON 501/GRI
David Suzuki, Tree: A BiographyCHATS 582.16/SUZ
David Suzuki, The Autobiography
(same as above?)
Raimond Gaita, The Philosopher's DogCHATS 636.083/GAI
Mark Frauenfelder, The World's Worst: A Guide To The Most Disgusting Hideous; Inept, And Dangerous People, Places, And Things On Earth???
Ray Moynihan, Selling SicknessCHATS 615.1/MOY
Scott L. Montgomery, Science in Translation: movements of knowledge through cultures and timeFR 500 483
Maria Rosa Menocal, The ornament of the world : how Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of tolerance in medieval SpainSTANTON 946.02/MEN
Tom Robbins, Half Asleep in Frog PajamasCHATS F/ROBB
Robin Boyd, The Australian UglinessCHATS 720.994/BOY
E. H. Carr, What is History?CHATS 901/CAR
David Cannadine, What is History Now?STANTON 907.2/WHA
Sally Nicoletti, Japanese Motifs for NeedlepointCHATS Q746.44/NIC
Elizabeth Coatsworth, The Cat Who Went to HeavenMANLY JF/COA
Richard P. Bental, Madness ExplainedCHATS 616.89/BEN
Alan Stretton, "Soldier in a Storm" (autobiog, includes account of Darwin disaster)CHATS 921/STRE
Alan Stretton, "The Furious Days: The Relief of Darwin" (account of Darwin disaster)CHATS 994.29/STR
Donald Horne -- Australian academic & historian -- books????
BlinkCHATS 153.42/GLA
David Petre, "Father Time"CHATS 306.8742 PET
Anything by Peter Ustinov???
St Teresa of Avila's autobiography, mentioned in one of Alec Guinness's diaries???
Play: The Misanthrope (?by Martin Crimp?)???
Robert Hughs, Culture of Complaint???
Movies: A Majority of One (Alec Guinness looks as though he has ravioli stuck to his eyelids), Il Postino???
John Updike, In the Beauty of the Lilies (over-detailed but recommended for the minute observations)???
Michel de Montaigne, "Essays" (Alec Guinness's desert island book)???
Thomas Da Costa Kaufmann, Court, Cloister and City: The Art & Culture of Central Europe 1450-1800 (reported heavy going)???
J. M. Barrie, "Farewell Miss Julie Logan" ('a marvellous, pawky, ghost-like story')???
Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise (one a series?)???
Charles Stross, Accelerando [Mentioned in John Baez's mathematical physics column]Lane Cove
Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping PointCHATS 302/GLA
David Micklethwait, Noah Webster and the American Dictionary???
Lost for Words, by Lynda Mugglestone [history of Oxford Eng Dict]???
Harold R. Jacobs: Mathematics, a Human EndeavorCon Music 510.76 410
The People Of Paper / by Salvador Plascencia???
In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters by Merrill R. (Rick) Chapman???
Sustainable house : living for our future, by Michael MobbsCHATS 728.37/MOB
Günter M. Ziegler, Lectutes on 0/1 Polytopes, in G. Kalai and G. M. Ziegler (editors), Polytopes --- Combinatorics and Computation}, DMV-Seminars, pages 1--41. Birkhäuser-Verlag Basel, 2000.
Assorted proofs that any planar graph has a (non-intersecting) straight-line representation
  • I. Fary, On straight line representation of planar graphs, Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum (Szeged) 11 (1948), 229-233
  • S.K. Stein, Convex maps, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc., vol. 2, 1951, pp. 464-466
  • K. Wagner, Bemerkungen zum Vierfarbenproblem, Jber. Deutsch. Math. Verein 46 (1936)
吾輩は猫である [I am a cat]online Japanese text

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