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Outliers: The Story of Success

There is a story that is usually told about extremely successful people, a story that focuses on intelligence and ambition. Gladwell argues that the true story of success is very different, and that if we want to understand how some people thrive, we should spend more time looking around them-at such things as their family, their birthplace, or even their birth date. And i

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O ljudima, psima i misima

Knjiga je podijeljena u sest tematskih cjelina, a u njoj cete pronaci poeziju, prozu i analiticke tekstove koje je mladi i popularni pisac pisao proteklih sedam godina. Knjiga zasigurno predstavlja izvrsnu zbirku najboljih Marcelovih poetskih i kritickih ostvarenja.

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Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga

Author Benjamin Lorr wandered into a yoga studio�and fell down a rabbit holeHell-Bent�explores a fascinating, often surreal world at the extremes of American yoga. Benjamin Lorr walked into his first yoga studio on a whim, overweight and curious, and quickly found the yoga reinventing his life. He was studying Bikram Yoga (or �hot yoga�) when a run-in with a master and c

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Love

Of all his books, Love was Stendhals favorite. Written at a critical time in his life when his own love had been rejected, the book is a thinly disguised picture of the authors innermost feelings. Though it ranges over a wide variety of topics from courtly love to the emancipation of women, central to the book is Stendhals account of love - an intense, romantic and gene

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Black Diamonds: The Downfall of an Aristocratic Dynasty and the Fifty Years That Changed England

This is the reconstructed story of the aristocratic Wentworth family from their glory days, flush with coal wealth at the end of the 19th century to their decline and fall in the 20th century.

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Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win

Bold, bossy and bracing, Fail Fast, Fail Often is like a 200-page shot of B12, meant to energize the listless job seeker.�New York TimesWhat if your biggest mistake is that you never make mistakes?Ryan Babineaux and John Krumboltz, psychologists, career counselors, and�creators of�the popular Stanford University course �Fail Fast, Fail Often,��have come to a compelling

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Dear Data

The book explores the role that data plays in our lives and originates from a correspondence between the two authors - both data visualisation artists who met at a data conference and chose to keep in touch by sending weekly postcards composed of data visualisations in place of words. The result is described as �a thought-provoking visual feast�.

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CliffsNotes Parents Guide to Paying for College and Repaying Student Loans

One of the most reliable sources of college tuition strategies before, during, and after college that parents will ever findGeared toward parents who are preplanning how to effectively save for their childs future college tuition as well as last-minute tuition savings advice, this invaluable resource gives no-nonsense advice from author Reyna Gobel, a recognized expert i

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The Myth of the Strong Leader: Political Leadership in the Modern Age

In this magisterial and wide-ranging survey of political leadership over the past hundred years, Archie Brown challenges the widespread belief that strong leaders - those who dominate their colleagues and the policy-making process - are the most successful and admirable.Within authoritarian regimes, a more collective leadership is a lesser evil compared with personal dicta

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolutions Most Unbelievable Solutions to Lifes Biggest Problems

On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber�s anus. To find a meal, the female bolas spider releases pheromones that mimic a female moth, luring male moths into her sticky lasso web. The Glyptapanteles wasp injects a caterpillar with her young, which feed on the victim, erupt out of it, then mind-control the poor (and somehow still living) s

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