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Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones is a British film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the science fiction film Moon, for which he won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. He also directed Source Code, Warcraft and Mute.
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The Horned God - Collector's Edition
Pat Mills - 1998-01-01 (first published in 1993)
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In this brutal sword and sorcery graphic novel, Sláine is determined to end the drunes' reign of terror over the people of Tír na nÓg. With the Earth Goddess's help, Sláine uncovers shocking truths about the priesthood and his future as he unites the four kings of Tir-Nan-Og for all-out war. This new edition of the popular story features stunning art by Simon Bisley and has been called a masterpiece and one of the greatest comic book stories ever told.
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@RobBradshaw73 @alexdecampi 16... hmmm... im going to recommend a VERY different kind of book      source
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Indiana Jones
The Ultimate Guide
Jim Luceno - 2008-05-05
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Explore the world of the unconventional archaeologist known as Indiana Jones through this ultimate guide, which is packed with a wealth of information from all four of his films. From Raiders of the Lost Ark to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, everything you need to know is here! Plus, the guide is full-color, making it an engaging and visually stunning read.
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Possibly my favorite book on a movie for sheer fun in its presentation.      source
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Masters of Doom
How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
David Kushner - 2004-05-11 (first published in 2003)
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Discover the amazing true story of two friends who transformed the world of video games and ruled big business. Follow the rise and fall of John Carmack and John Romero, the Lennon and McCartney of the gaming industry, as they escape broken homes to create the most successful game franchises in history. But their groundbreaking creations ultimately tear their friendship apart, revealing the powerful and compassionate account of what it's like to be young, driven, and wildly creative.
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@dannyodwyer I cant wait to see this. The book is fascinating, and I remember watching with bulging fan-boy eyes during those halcyon days!      source
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Practical Ethics
Peter Singer - 1999-01-30 (first published in 1979)
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Explore the most pressing ethical challenges of our time with this classic introduction to applied ethics. This updated edition by Peter Singer includes a new chapter on climate change and tackles questions like whether it's ethical to buy luxuries when others are starving and if we should support the meat industry. You'll also delve into issues of discrimination, abortion, euthanasia, and environmental preservation. With clear prose and compelling arguments, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in how to live an ethical life.
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Fair point! My personal views are mirrored in my understanding of the book Practical Ethics by Peter Singer. That while the use of animals as a resource for food is acceptable, we are beholden to make their lives as pleasant & cruelty free as practically possible.      source
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The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies
Susan Jacoby - 2008-02-12
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This book delves into the convergence of social forces that has led to anti-rationalism in American culture. The author explores the influence of religious fundamentalism, the failure of public education, and the prevalence of infotainment. With historical analysis and contemporary observation, the book challenges readers to recognize the crisis of "junk thought" that has affected the nation. As relevant as ever, this updated classic is a must-read for those seeking to understand the current state of American discourse.
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OK, gang. I'm late on the book of the month, and I know that means you won't have as much time to order but May is a long month, so suck it up! The book of the month is... Susan Jacoby’s The Age of American Unreason Seems like a good time for it.      source