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Curing Analytic Pathologies: Pathways to Improved Intelligence Analysis By Central Intelligence Agency
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As a result of a number of analytic projects for different intelligence agencies, a major focus of my work during the past several years has involved examining the practice of analysis within the US... More > Intelligence Community. This study was prompted by a growing conviction—shared by others, to be sure—that improving the analytic products delivered by Intelligence Community components had to begin with a critical and thorough appraisal of the way those products are created. A conversation with a physicist friend in 2002 had triggered thoughts on several basic differences between the practice of science and intelligence analysis. Shortly thereafter, an invitation to give a seminar on intelligence analysis at Stanford University led me to prepare a briefing entitled “Intelligence and Warning: Analytic Pathologies,” which focused on a diagnosis of the problems highlighted by recent intelligence failures.< Less
States & Capitals: A Discovery Kids Book By Andrea Arnold
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Perfect for learning the United States and capitals, this book contains a full-color, flashcard-style page for each state. Each page shows the state's two-letter abbreviation, the state's name, a... More > picture of the state, and the state's capital. The book begins with a page showing all 50 states with their two-letter abbreviation as a hint to help your child name them. Andrea Arnold has a Bachelor's Degree in English from Stanford University, and also holds a Master's Degree in Education. She has published hundreds of books and learning aids for all audiences over the last 25 years. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and four wonderful children (two teens, a tween, and a toddler).< Less
Special Limited Color Edition: The Hurt Business: Oliver Mayer's Early Works [+] PLUS By William Anthony Nericcio
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THE HURT BUSINESS: OLIVER MAYER'S EARLY WORKS [+] PLUS edited by William A. Nericcio This special, all-color edition of THE HURT BUSINESS contains the full scripts from Oliver Mayer's plays YOUNG... More > VALIANT, BLADE TO THE HEAT and JOY OF THE DESOLATE; it also includes interviews with Mayer, critical analyses, photographs, and other textual surprises. Mayer did his undergraduate work at Worcester College, Oxford and Cornell University, where he graduated--his MFA was completed at Columbia University. Mayer, whose literary papers are archived at the Stanford University Libraries, was voted one of the nation's "100 Coolest" people by BUZZ Magazine in the late 90s, and, having survived this brush with fame and fortune, his work continues to grow and evolve positioning him as one of the more singular theatrical voices in the American arts scene. Hyperbole Books, an imprint of SDSU Press, is thrilled to showcase his early works in this handsome edition. Oliver Mayer presently teaches Theatre at USC.< Less
Force of the Heart: Tango, Art By Mong-Lan
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Mong-Lan once again brings us her tango art, full of sensuality, vigor and loveliness. Based in Buenos Aires, Mong-Lan shares with us her tango vision, a world of lines, flowing bodies in motion. A... More > world of great heart, a blossoming love, and a vision all her own. Reminiscent of Picasso, Matisse, and the great artists of this century, Mong-Lan’s pen and inks on paper are like performance pieces on the page, a moment captured. Floating, yet grounded in a ferocity of the mind along with Mong-Lan’s impeccable technique of the hand and eye, the dancers tango in a centrifugal force of the heart. Prize-winning poet, visual artist, Argentine tango dancer and educator, Mong-Lan took her MFA at the University of Arizona. Among her honors include a Fulbright Fellowship in Vietnam and a two-year Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. Her artwork has been exhibited in the U.S. Capitol House, galleries in the U.S., the Dallas Museum of Art, and in public exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Seoul, Bali and Bangkok.< Less
American Doubles the Trials... the Triumphs... the Domination By Marcia Frost
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American Doubles explores the phenomenon of the United States' doubles prowess on the world's tennis courts. Many fans and journalists lament the state of American tennis, wondering when the next... More > great players will hit the scene. What the critics don't know is that Americans have dominated the doubles scene for decades and the future looks bright. From the successes of such legends as Billie Jean King and Stan Smith to the current No. 1 men's team of Bob and Mike Bryan, the story of how Americans have come to rule the doubles court is a fascinating tale told by tennis insider and journalist, Marcia Frost. Readers will learn that the success of Americans in the doubles game runs deep—at the junior and college levels to wheelchair tennis, mixed doubles, World TeamTennis and the pro tours. Stanford University's Dick Gould, who coached the Bryans as well as John and Patrick McEnroe, says the book offers "a close-up view that is intriguing, exciting and impossible to put down."< Less
American Doubles the Trials... the Triumphs... the Domination By Marcia Frost
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American Doubles explores the phenomenon of the United States' doubles prowess on the world's tennis courts. Many fans and journalists lament the state of American tennis, wondering when the next... More > great players will hit the scene. What the critics don't know is that Americans have dominated the doubles scene for decades and the future looks bright. From the successes of such legends as Billie Jean King and Stan Smith to the current No. 1 men's team of Bob and Mike Bryan, the story of how Americans have come to rule the doubles court is a fascinating tale told by tennis insider and journalist, Marcia Frost. Readers will learn that the success of Americans in the doubles game runs deep—at the junior and college levels to wheelchair tennis, mixed doubles, World TeamTennis and the pro tours. Stanford University's Dick Gould, who coached the Bryans as well as John and Patrick McEnroe, says the book offers "a close-up view that is intriguing, exciting and impossible to put down."< Less
The Veil By Michael Lukas
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In this first person account of bipolar disorder, Michael Lukas tells the story of discovering his illness as he finds himself transformed from high school valedictorian to correctional facility... More > inmate over the course of a summer. The changes begin with an unexpected and deep depression. This is followed by Lukas' first explosive manic episode which results in his expulsion from Stanford University. We are invited to relive these intense experiences and to understand the effects on a young man's life as he fights to regain control of his future. Through Lukas' intimate account of struggle and eventual acceptance of his illness, The Veil offers insight for all who struggle with extreme emotional states and their consequences, and for all who love them. Michael Lukas has lived with bipolar disorder for 20 years and has worked tirelessly to get it under control. In that time, he has been homeless, jailed, committed, and deeply in debt. He now lives with his wife and children in San Francisco.< Less
Love Poem to Tofu & Other Poems By Mong-Lan
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In this highly unusual chapbook, memorable poetry and beautiful calligraphic art are married to exquisite tastes. One immediately identifies with Mong-Lan’s poems, while with her calligraphic... More > art, one wishes to linger. And, the tastes remain, even after the pages are closed. Whether Mong-Lan is singing of her love to food or writing of Southeast Asia (particularly Vietnam and Thailand), her poetry is quick-witted, humorous, vibrant, intoxicating and worldly. One sips the words slowly, imbibes to smell, not only to taste; then to devour wholeheartedly of what the soul sings. About the Author: Mong-Lan’s honors include a Fulbright Fellowship, a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, inclusion in Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize Anthology volumes. Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries in the United States, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the U.S. Capitol House for one year, and in public exhibitions in Tokyo, Seoul, Bali and Bangkok.< Less
Tango, Tangoing: Poems & Art By Mong-Lan
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Welcome to the tango, sensual, elusive and alluring. In "Tango, Tangoing: Poems & Art," Mong-Lan extends an invitation to explore with her the sensual world of Argentine tango through... More > poetry and art. Her striking poetry and elegant pen & ink drawings of tango dancers illuminate and reveal this remarkable world in an original manner that captivates and intrigues, leaving you “breathless from its impassioned elaborations and imagistic intensity.” Prize-winning poet, visual artist and Argentine tango dancer / teacher, Mong-Lan combines her talents and knowledge in one beautiful, luminous book. Mong-Lan’s honors include the Juniper Prize, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, inclusion in Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize Anthology volumes. Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries in the United States, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the U.S. Capitol House, and in public exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Bali, Bangkok, Seoul and Tokyo.< Less
Tango, Tangoing: Poems & Art By Mong-Lan
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Welcome to the tango, sensual, elusive and alluring. In "Tango, Tangoing: Poems & Art," Mong-Lan extends an invitation to explore with her the sensual world of Argentine tango through... More > poetry and art. Her striking poetry and elegant pen & ink drawings of tango dancers illuminate and reveal this remarkable world in an original manner that captivates and intrigues, leaving you “breathless from its impassioned elaborations and imagistic intensity.” Prize-winning poet, visual artist and Argentine tango dancer / teacher, Mong-Lan combines her talents and knowledge in one beautiful, luminous book. Mong-Lan’s honors include the Juniper Prize, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, inclusion in Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize Anthology volumes. Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries in the United States, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the U.S. Capitol House, and in public exhibitions in Buenos Aires, Bali, Bangkok, Seoul and Tokyo.< Less

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