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 My Usual Game: Adventures in Golf David Owen 9780385483384
Destined to become a classic of golf literature, this hilarious and wonderfully litrate tour through the sometimes peculiar culture of this popular sport chronicles Owen's funny and enlightening quest to come to terms with a game that has frustrated and fascinated him since childhood. "Owen's droll asides are as memorable as a chip-in birdie."--People.
cena: 79,52
    
My Usual Game: Adventures in Golf
 Nemocní u moci David Owen 9788074321245
Nad některými rozhodnutími politiků zůstává rozum stát. Kniha Davida Owena odhaluje, že mnohé z těchto kroků vyplývají z nemocí, jimiž politik trpí, anebo souvisí s jevem, který sám autor nazývá syndrom hybris, tedy s jakousi zpupností z povolání.
Podle Owena vede přehnaná sebedůvěra u politika k tomu, že nedbá rad, ztrácí kontakt s realitou, a tím i...
cena: 93,01
    
Nemocní u moci
 British Foreign Policy After Brexit  Owen, David 9781785902345
A major examination of Britain's foreign policy choices in the wake of Brexit.
cena: 71,22
    
British Foreign Policy After Brexit
 Panther David Owen 9780349002743
Life isna t going terribly well for Derrick; hea s become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, hea s hopelessly in love with a girl way out of his league, and ita s all because of his sister. Her depression, and its grip on his family, is tearing his life apart. When rumours start to circulate that a panther is roaming wild in his south London suburb, Derrick resolves to turn...
cena: 37,09
    
Panther
 
In 1991 David Owen published Time to Declare, following it four years later with Balkan Odyssey. This edition distills the best from both books to provide a gripping autobiographical account. It covers his childhood and student years; his time as a young doctor and his election to Parliament; his appointment as a junior minister and then as the youngest ever Foreign Secretary; his audacious...
cena: 81,22
    
TIME TO DECLARE
 Player and Avatar: The Affective Potential of Videogames David Owen 9781476667195
 Do you make small leaps in your chair while attempting challenging jumps in Tomb Raider? Do you say "Ouch " when a giant hits you with a club in Skyrim? Have you had dreams of being inside the underwater city of Rapture? Videogames cast the player as protagonist in an unfolding narrative. Like actors in front of a camera, gamers' proprioception, or body awareness,...
cena: 221,82
    
Player and Avatar: The Affective Potential of Videogames
 Fallen Children  Owen, David 9780349002699
Inspired by The Midwich Cuckoos, The Fallen Children is a gripping 'science fiction-meets-real world' story of the teenagers who, during one inexplicable 'Nightout', have their futures snatched away by circumstances beyond their control. It is a story of violation, of judgement, and of young people who must fight to defy what is expected of them.
cena: 46,23
    
Fallen Children
 The First National Bank of Dad: The Best Way to Teach Kids about Money David Owen 9780743204804
Most parents do more harm than good when they try to teach their children about money. They make saving seem like a punishment, and force their children to view reckless spending as their only rational choice. To most kids, a savings account is just a black hole that swallows birthday checks.
David Owen, a New Yorker staff writer and the father of two children, has devised a...
cena: 155,75
    
The First National Bank of Dad: The Best Way to Teach Kids about Money
 The Chosen One David Owen 9781501169724
cena: 64,06
    
The Chosen One
 Hit & Hope: How the Rest of Us Play Golf David Owen 9780743261463
The game of golf as it is played by happy hackers and weekend warriors everywhere

Most of us may dream about playing golf like Woods, Nicklaus, and Palmer, but the game they've got probably doesn't look much like the one we play.
In Hit and Hope, Owen brings together entertaining essays on the mundane aspects of the game and how we approach it. Funny, candid, and...

cena: 65,60
    
Hit & Hope: How the Rest of Us Play Golf
 The First National Bank of Dad: A Foolproof Method for Teaching Your Kids the Value of Money David Owen 9781416534259
Every parent wants to raise financially responsible children, but often, any efforts to teach kids about money are doomed from the start. As David Owen learned with his own daughter and son, parents who take a traditional approach to talking about money will find that their children learn all the fiscal restraint of an Enron executive.

So Owen devised a novel approach: he established the...

cena: 62,03
    
The First National Bank of Dad: A Foolproof Method for Teaching Your Kids the Value of Money
 Dogfight: The Supermarine Spitfire and the Messerschmitt Bf109 David Owen 9781473828063
Innumerable books have been published on the two most famous fighter aircraft of all time, the Supermarine Spitfire and the Messerschmitt Bf109. But books setting out to tell the story of both aircraft are very much rarer - probably fewer than the fingers of one hand. Yet their joint story is one which bears retelling since both were essential to the air campaigns of World War...
cena: 131,25
    
Dogfight: The Supermarine Spitfire and the Messerschmitt Bf109
 Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River David Owen 9781594633775
An eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes.

The Colorado River is an essential resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone. David Owen traces all that water from the Colorado's headwaters to its parched terminus, once a verdant wetland but now a million-acre desert. He...

cena: 114,20
    
Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River
 Profiling: The Psychology of Catching Killers David Owen 9781554077250

The true stories of how professional profilers help catch serial killers.

Profiling reveals the confidential arsenal of tactics that real-life FBI investigators used to solve some of the most horrific murders in modern history. It begins with an overview of how profiling was first developed as a viable technique, followed by illustrated chapters that describe the...

cena: 102,45
    
Profiling: The Psychology of Catching Killers
 Hume's Reason David Owen 9780198238317
David Owen explores Hume's account of reason and its role in human understanding, seen in the context of other notable accounts by philosophers of the early modern period. Owen offers new interpretations of many of Hume's most famous arguments, about demonstration and the relation of ideas, induction, belief, and scepticism. Hume's Reason will be illuminating not just to historians of modern...
cena: 923,43
    
Hume's Reason
 Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Car David Owen 9780743251181
A lone inventor and the story of how one of the most revolutionary inventions of the twentieth century almost didn't happen.
Introduced in 1960, the first plain-paper office copier is unusual among major high-technology inventions in that its central process was conceived by a single person. Chester Carlson grew up in unspeakable poverty, worked his way through junior college and the...
cena: 87,90
    
Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Car
 Hubris Syndrome David Owen 9780413777270
For some politicians and business leaders, power can become an intoxicating drug, and can affect their actions and decision-making in a most serious way. The ancient Greeks called it hubris, and identified arrogance and contempt for others' opinions as classic traits. They also took comfort in the knowledge that the Gods would punish the guilty ones--nemesis. In this revised edition, David Owen...
cena: 61,23
    
Hubris Syndrome
 Maturity and Modernity: Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason David Owen 9780415153522
Maturity and Modernity is the first book to analyze Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault as a tradition of theorising and to chart the development of genealogy as a mode of critique. It provides clear accounts of the main ideas of Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault (as well as a useful Glossary) and illustrates the relations between these thinkers at methodological, substantive and politcal levels.
cena: 399,86
    
Maturity and Modernity: Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason
 Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity David Owen 9780803977662
This introduction to Nietzsche's thought seeks to demonstrate his significance as a philosopher and political theorist, highlighting his critique of liberalism in both its philosophical and political forms.
cena: 767,32
    
Nietzsche, Politics and Modernity