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The Tale of the Heike is one of the masterworks of Japanese literature, ranking with The Tal of Genji in quality and prestige. This new translation is not only far more readable than earlier ones, it is also much more faithful ..
When it was created in 1947, the CIA had a clear remit to prevent strategic surprises. On key occasions, it has failed spectacularly. How is this possible? Although there has been no shortage of studies exploring how intelligence failures can happen, none ..
Are languages incommensurate? If so, how do people establish and maintain hypothetical equivalences between words and their meanings? What does it mean to translate one culture into the language of another on the basis of commonly conceived equivalences?Th..
But his latest stunt -to sail blinded, single handed, across the Atlantic -goes horribly awry, depositing him onto the summer tourist town of Old Orchard Beach, Maine. His sudden arrival trigger a eerie of sinister events that even he cannot forestall: a n..
A thrilling debut novel of a dystopian future populated by a new breed of zombie They call them revivors-technologically reanimated corpses-and away from the public eye they do humanity''s dirtiest work. But FBI agent Nico Wachalowski has stumb..
One day they look at some very old coins and stamps in a shop. Pete wants to buy some stamps, but they are very expensive. Later that day some coins are missing from the shop – and the shopkeeper wants to find Pete.