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Horizontal Light: Lewerentz By Thomas Ryan
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Preface. The following documents a trip which took place in August of 2006 through the Scandinavian landscape of Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Under the aegis of the Deborah Norden Fund and the... More > Architectural League of New York, my itinerary and outlook were set by visits to the work of Alvar Aalto and Sigurd Lewerentz. My intention is to present a travelogue in the classic sense, with the works presented in the order in which they were experienced. The photographs and drawings are a series of visual short stories rather than essays, the recording of the episodic within the architectural whole.< Less
Beowulf By Francis Gummere
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Composed toward the end of the first millennium of our era, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible... More > monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath.< Less
A Brief Guide to Historical Interiors By Aaron Waldrupe
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An historical study of design, architecture, and aesthetics, this volume offers unique, hand-drawn furniture pieces and architectural vignettes to provide an at-a-glance example of different styles... More > of design. Covering over 4000 years of History, this guide looks at the details and theory that helped to define each aesthetic movement and epoch from the ancient Egyptian temples to the sleek establishment of Scandinavian Modern.< Less
International Foxy Boxing: Asta Pedersen vs. Hilde Wolfe By Clay Punch
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Current Scandinavian Foxy Boxing champion, Hilde Wolfe, and destroyed her competition up until this point but now she faces a new challenge from Asta Pedersen. Pedersen has worked her way up with... More > help from former champion, Britt Nielsen, and now she's ready to capture the coveted title belt. But does Asta have what it takes to conquer the champ or will Hilde add another victim to her list?< Less
Leadership from Below By Trond Arne Undheim
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The Internet generation of interculturally minded, socially networked leaders is redefining the workplace. Management is slow to respond. Asian philosophy — with concepts like ba, Zen, feng... More > shui, and ki — is becoming increasingly important for tomorrow's leader. Blend that with the Scandinavian mindset of egalitarianism, openness, and gender equity, add sophisticated use of network effects and you begin to understand the true logic of Internet in the workplace. Cultural diversity and technological dependence are global trends that demand constant attention. Know: - How to lead without being the leader - How to adapt quickly to change - How to thrive on diversity - How to be a trendsetter in technology - How to be on top but still have a life.< Less
Leadership from Below By Trond Arne Undheim
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The Internet generation of interculturally minded, socially networked leaders is redefining the workplace. Management is slow to respond. Asian philosophy — with concepts like ba, Zen, feng... More > shui, and ki — is becoming increasingly important for tomorrow's leader. Blend that with the Scandinavian mindset of egalitarianism, openness, and gender equity, add sophisticated use of network effects and you begin to understand the true logic of Internet in the workplace. Cultural diversity and technological dependence are global trends that demand constant attention. Know: - How to lead without being the leader - How to adapt quickly to change - How to thrive on diversity - How to be a trendsetter in technology - How to be on top but still have a life.< Less
That Last Mountain By Terence Strong
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He is a sergeant-major in the SAS. His task is to snatch a defecting Russian 'Star Wars' scientist from Stockholm. She is the she-wolf. Leader of a crack Spetsnaz pack. Her task is to get the... More > scientist back. Dead or alive. Their paths have crossed before. Now the score has to be settled. In between is the scientist, ruthlessly manipulated by both sides, torn between loyalty to his country and the love of a woman. THAT LAST MOUNTAIN is a story of sweeping passion and betrayal, of endurance and breath-taking action in the Scandinavian mountains - the toughest terrain on earth. 'Genuinely exciting' Sunday Telegraph 'An expert miasma of treachery and suspicion building to a thrilling climax' Observer< Less
Ratcheting Down The Melancholic Afterbeat By Jay Chilcote
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Self-centered, socially awkward and far too clever for his own good, Jasper has learned precious few of the basic rules of life. With a dead-end job, a Comparative Scandinavian Drama Studies degree... More > and an aging, obviously unrequited crush on his soon-to-be roommate, you'd think his mind would be on self-improvement. Instead, he's found a new distraction: Annette - the lively and lovely bookstore girl who manages to stay just beyond his grasp. Thus begins his heartbreakingly funny, hopelessly myopic quest.< Less
Minna By Karl Gjellerup
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Karl Gjellerup (1857 - 1919), a Danish Nobel laureate in literature, is renowned for his novels including "The Learner of German", "The Mill" and "The Pilgrim Kamanita",... More > the latter still being on the school programme in some Buddhist countries. He published his acclaimed novel "Minna" in 1889. It is a love story set in Dresden (Germany). Partly autobiographical, the book recreates some events of Gjellerup's own youth. The Nobel Prize website describes it as "a delicate study of feminine psychology which must be classed in the highest rank of Scandinavian novels."< Less
Borneo Pulp By John Francis Kinsella
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In the last decades of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated. This is the story of a vast project to build a pulp mill in the pristine heart of Borneo. John... More > Ennis arrives in Jakarta, on behalf of the consortium formed to promote the project, where he discovers an unexpectedly new world. Assigned to head the development by Antoine Brodzski the promoter and a Scandinavian multinational, he is plunged into a conflict of financial and political interests in Suharto’s Indonesia, where dollars are more important than the obliteration of huge swaths of Borneo’s primary forests, its unique wildlife and the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples.< Less

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About Face About Face By Eric Dohner
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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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