The Circle Book
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The Circle

  • Author : Dave Eggers
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345808608

The Circle Excerpt :

LONGLISTED 2015 – International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, bestselling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

Little Book of Circle Processes Book

Little Book of Circle Processes

  • Author : Kay Pranis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-01-27
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 76
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680990416

Little Book of Circle Processes Excerpt :

Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems. The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece. Peacemaking Circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those harmed by crime and to decide sentences for those who commit crime, in schools to create positive classroom climates and resolve behavior problems, in the workplace to deal with conflict, and in social services to develop more organic support systems for people struggling to get their lives together. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.

The Circle Blueprint Book

The Circle Blueprint

  • Author : Jack Skeen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119434849

The Circle Blueprint Excerpt :

A roadmap to fulfillment, with practical tools for the journey The Circle Blueprint is your personal guide to fulfillment. Are you thriving or just surviving? Are you energized, balanced, and happy? This book helps you dig to the root of the problem, and gives you a roadmap for getting your life on a more positive trajectory. You’ll begin with an honest assessment of your current situation, and the life choices that got you there; this is your Circle, and through it, almost anything becomes possible. Your Circle can be adjusted—expanded, narrowed, balanced, or thrown off-kilter—to steer your life where you want it to go. Your Circle must be tended to, and whether you realize it or not, you make these choices every single day. This book helps you define your Circle, master it, and create the life you want to live. Finding satisfaction doesn’t mean starting a whole new life, it means reshaping the one you have to keep what’s working and adjust what’s holding you back. This book gives you the tools and insight you need to make the journey, with practical exercises to guide you through each step of the way. Think about how your life choices affect your emotional well-being Map your existing Circle to your current levels of life satisfaction Expand and balance your Circle to align more closely to your vision Discover the fulfillment of living life with purpose Wanting more doesn’t mean not liking what you have, it’s simply an acknowledgment that there is room for improvement. Change is not only possible; it’s often inevitable—but it’s up to you to dictate the course of these changes. The Circle Blueprint helps you chart your path, and gives you the tools you need to reach that destination.

Squaring the Circle Book

Squaring the Circle

  • Author : Douglas M. Jesseph
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 419
  • ISBN 10 : 0226398994

Squaring the Circle Excerpt :

PrefaceList of AbbreviationsChapter One: The Mathematical Career of the Monster of MalmesburyChapter Two: The Reform of Mathematics and of the UniversitiesIdeological Origins of the DisputeChapter Three: De Corpore and the Mathematics of MaterialismChapter Four: Disputed FoundationsHobbes vs. Wallis on the Philosophy of MathematicsChapter Five: The "Modern Analytics" and the Nature of DemonstrationChapter Six: The Demise of Hobbesian GeometryChapter Seven: The Religion, Rhetoric, and Politics of Mr. Hobbes and Dr. WallisChapter Eight: Persistence in ErrorWhy Was Hobbes So Resolutely Wrong?Appendix: Selections from Hobbes's Mathematical WritingsReferencesIndex Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

In the Circle of White Stones Book

In the Circle of White Stones

  • Author : Gillian G. Tan
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780295999494

In the Circle of White Stones Excerpt :

This narrative of subsistence on the Tibetan plateau describes the life-worlds of people in a region traditionally known as Kham who move with their yaks from pasture to pasture, depending on the milk production of their herd for sustenance. Gillian Tan�s story, based on her own experience of living through seasonal cycles with the people of Dora Karmo between 2006 and 2013, examines the community�s powerful relationship with a Buddhist lama and their interactions with external agents of change. In showing how they perceive their environment and dwell in their world, Tan conveys a spare beauty that honors the stillness and rhythms of nomadic life.

Will the Circle Be Unbroken  Book

Will the Circle Be Unbroken

  • Author : John L. Hare
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136743122

Will the Circle Be Unbroken Excerpt :

First published in 2002. This work examines eight Virginia novels against the background of the political and social concerns of the Jacksonian years in which they were written, arguing that the authors used familial processes as a metaphor to discuss issues that they regarded as critical. Each chapter focuses on a single novel - Swallow Barn, Kentuckian in New York, Cavaliers of Virginia, Horse-Shoe Robinson, George Balcombe, The Partisan Leader, and Knights of the Horseshoe - and examines its connections to the social and political tensions of the time of its publication - generational progress, sectional unity, executive authority, class relations, the nature of the ideal leader, relations among sections and states, socialist and perfectionist communities, and westward expansion.

The Circle of Knowledge  A Classified  Simplified  Visualized Book of Answers Book

The Circle of Knowledge A Classified Simplified Visualized Book of Answers

  • Author : Various
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Release Date : 2022-06-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 2739
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:8596547035961

The Circle of Knowledge A Classified Simplified Visualized Book of Answers Excerpt :

The Circle of Knowledge is an informative book that was designed in 1917, to be both inspiring and entertaining. The book represents the modern, progressive spirit which fits that time, in its forms of expression and its editorship. The purpose of this work is to answer the why, who, what, when, where, how of the wide majority of curious minds, both young and adult, and encourage them to raise further questions. Special measures were taken in creating this work to isolate essentials from non-essentials; to differentiate human interest subjects of universal significance from those of little concern; to deliver living truths instead of dead vocabulary; and finally, to bring the whole within the knowledge of the intermediate reader, without regard to age, in an acceptable and exciting form. The use of visual outlines and tables; maps, drawings, and diagrams; the illustrated works of great painters, sculptors, and architects all are used to give the reader the valuable and cultural knowledge of past and present.

Circle Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings


  • Author : Mac Barnett
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9781536210545

Circle Excerpt :

Multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen deliver the final wry and resonant tale about Triangle, Square, and Circle. This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle’s friends, Triangle and Square. Also it is about a rule that Circle makes, and how she has to rescue Triangle when he breaks that rule. With their usual pitch-perfect pacing and subtle, sharp wit, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen come full circle in the third and final chapter of their clever shapes trilogy.

The Heart of the Circle Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Heart of the Circle

  • Author : Micah Yongo
  • Publisher : Angry Robot
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857668127

The Heart of the Circle Excerpt :

Throughout human history there have always been sorcerers, once idolised and now exploited for their powers. In Israel, the Sons of Simeon, a group of religious extremists, persecute sorcerers while the government turns a blind eye. After a march for equal rights ends in brutal murder, empath, moodifier and reluctant waiter Reed becomes the next target. While his sorcerous and normie friends seek out his future killers, Reed complicates everything by falling hopelessly in love. As the battle for survival grows ever more personal, can Reed protect himself and his friends as the Sons of Simeon close in around them? File Under: Fantasy [ Love Squared | Stuck in the Margins | Emotional Injection | Fight the Power ]

The Circle s End Book

The Circle s End

  • Author : Grady Lee Bain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1932
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HX6I11

The Circle s End Excerpt :

The Circle Way Book

The Circle Way

  • Author : Christina Baldwin
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 9781605092584

The Circle Way Excerpt :

Meetings in the round have become the preferred tool for moving individual commitment into group action. This book lays out the structure of circle conversation, based on the original work of the authors who have standardized the essential elements that constitute circle practice.

The Circle Book

The Circle

  • Author : Laura Day
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439118214

The Circle Excerpt :

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Practical Intuition" shows readers how one carefully crafted wish can serve as a match to ignite potent and lasting transformation in their lives.

Widening the Circle Book

Widening the Circle

  • Author : Mara Sapon-Shevin
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2007-03-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807032817

Widening the Circle Excerpt :

Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as “disabled” and “special needs,” are welcome on equal terms. In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed “ready to compete” in “mainstream” classes, Mara Sapon-Shevin articulates a vision of full inclusion as a practical and moral goal. Inclusion, she argues, begins not with the assumption that students have to earn their way into the classroom with their behavior or skills, it begins with the right of every child to be in the mainstream of education, perhaps with modifications, adaptations, and support. Full inclusion requires teachers to think about all aspects of their classrooms—pedagogy, curriculum, and classroom climate. Crucially, Sapon-Shevin takes on arguments against full inclusion in a section of straight-talking answers to common questions. She agrees with critics that the rhetoric of inclusion has been used to justify eliminating services and “dumping” students with significant educational needs unceremoniously back into the mainstream with little or no support. If full inclusion is properly implemented, however, she argues, it not only clearly benefits those traditionally excluded but enhances the educations and lives of those considered mainstream in myriad ways. Through powerful storytelling and argument, Sapon-Shevin lays out the moral and educational case for not separating kids on the basis of difference.

The Circle Book
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Circle

  • Author : Mats Strandberg
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-06-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446474853

The Circle Excerpt :

One night, when a strange red moon fills the sky, six school girls find themselves in an abandoned theme park, drawn there by a mysterious force. A student has just been found dead. Everyone suspects suicide. Everyone - except them. In that derelict fairground an ancient prophecy is revealed. They are The Chosen Ones, a group of witches, bound together by a power, one which could destroy them all. But they soon learn that despite their differences they need each other in order to master the forces that have been awakened within them. High school is now a matter of life and death. Because the killing has only just begun.