đź“’Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Book Title : Nutshell
Author : Ian McEwan
Publisher : Anchor
Release Date : 2016-09-13
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9780385542081
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Nutshell Summary : New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home—a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse—but John's not there. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy's womb. Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshell is a classic tale of murder and deceit from one of the world’s master storytellers.

đź“’The Universe In A Nutshell by Stephen W. Hawking

Book Title : The Universe in a Nutshell
Author : Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher : Bantam
Release Date : 2001
Pages : 216
ISBN : 9780553802023
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

The Universe in a Nutshell Summary : The author explores recent scientific breakthroughs in the fields of supergravity, supersymmetry, quantum theory, superstring theory, and p-branes as he searches for the Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos.

Book Title : Statistics in a Nutshell
Author : Sarah Boslaugh
Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2012-11-15
Pages : 569
ISBN : 9781449316822
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Statistics in a Nutshell Summary : A clear and concise introduction and reference for anyone new to the subject of statistics.

Book Title : Counselling in a Nutshell
Author : Windy Dryden
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2011-01-19
Pages : 134
ISBN : 9780857021151
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Counselling in a Nutshell Summary : What is counselling and how does it work? Counselling in a Nutshell provides the answers to these questions and more, as part of a step-by-step guide to the counselling relationship and the therapeutic process. Drawing together theory from the psychodynamic, person-centred and cognitive-behavioural approaches, Windy Dryden explores: - bonds between counsellor and client - goals and tasks of counselling - stages of the therapeutic process - core therapeutic change. This revised and updated second edition also includes new material on person centred and psychodynamic counselling, further discussion of the influence of counselling contexts on the work of counsellors, and five discussion issues at the end of each chapter to stimulate thinking. Counselling in a Nutshell provides a concise introduction to core components of the therapeutic relationship and process and is suitable for counsellors of all orientations.

đź“’Java In A Nutshell by David Flanagan

Book Title : Java in a Nutshell
Author : David Flanagan
Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 1224
ISBN : 0596007736
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Java in a Nutshell Summary : Aimed for programmers, offers an introduction to Java 5.0, covering topics such as generics, enumerated type, autoboxing, and static imports.

đź“’C 4 0 In A Nutshell by Joseph Albahari

Book Title : C 4 0 in a Nutshell
Author : Joseph Albahari
Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2010-01-20
Pages : 1060
ISBN : 9781449382926
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

C 4 0 in a Nutshell Summary : What people are saying about C# 4.0 in a Nutshell "C# 4.0 in a Nutshell is one of the few books I keep on my desk as a quick reference. It is a book I recommend."--Scott Guthrie, Corporate Vice President, .NET Developer Platform, Microsoft Corporation "A must-read for a concise but thorough examination of the parallel programming features in the .NET Framework 4."--Stephen Toub, Parallel Computing Platform Program Manager, Microsoft "This wonderful book is a great reference for developers of all levels."-- Chris Burrows, C# Compiler Team, Microsoft When you have questions about how to use C# 4.0 or the .NET CLR, this highly acclaimed bestseller has precisely the answers you need. Uniquely organized around concepts and use cases, this fourth edition includes in-depth coverage of new C# topics such as parallel programming, code contracts, dynamic programming, security, and COM interoperability. You'll also find updated information on LINQ, including examples that work with both LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework. This book has all the essential details to keep you on track with C# 4.0. Get up to speed on C# language basics, including syntax, types, and variables Explore advanced topics such as unsafe code and preprocessor directives Learn C# 4.0 features such as dynamic binding, type parameter variance, and optional and named parameters Work with .NET 4's rich set of features for parallel programming, code contracts, and the code security model Learn .NET topics, including XML, collections, I/O and networking, memory management, reflection, attributes, security, and native interoperability

đź“’Water Law In A Nutshell by David H. Getches

Book Title : Water Law in a Nutshell
Author : David H. Getches
Publisher : West Academic Publishing
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 492
ISBN : 0314199519
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Water Law in a Nutshell Summary : The new edition adds dozens of recent decisions and key statutory changes. Virtually every principal case in the leading casebooks is cited or discussed, making it an excellent aid for students in any water law course. The revised book deals with changes in evolving areas like groundwater-surface water conflicts, public recreational uses. instream flow protection, federal water development, takings claims, and public interest concerns.

Book Title : Products Liability in a Nutshell
Author : Jerry J. Phillips
Publisher : West Publishing Company
Release Date : 1998-01
Pages : 318
ISBN : 0314225854
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Products Liability in a Nutshell Summary : Definition of Product; Definitions of Defect, Including Restatement 2d Torts and Restatement 3d Product Liability; Definition of Sale; Breakdown of Privity; Statutory Violations; Bases of Liability Including Negligence, Warranty and Strict Liability; Potential Plaintiffs; Potential Defendants Including Manufacturers, Distributors, Lessors, Realtors, Successor Corporations and Providers of Services; Contribution and Indemnity; Reliance; Disclaimers; Solely Economic Loss; Notice of Breach; Jurisdiction; Statutory Compliance; Contract Specifications Defense; Statutes of Limitations; Statutory Changes; Production, Design and Warning Claims; Misrepresentation; Causation; Subsequent Remedial Measures; Spoliation; Expert Testimony.

Book Title : Afghanistan in a Nutshell
Author : Amanda Roraback
Publisher : Enisen Publishing
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 60
ISBN : 097029087X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Afghanistan in a Nutshell Summary : The first in the Nutshell Notes series, Afghanistan in a Nutshell was introduced in October 2001, only a month after the terrorist attack on U.S. cities. It was listed on the LA Times bestseller list soon after. Afghanistan in a Nutshell includes chapters on the Taliban, Islam, Osama bin Laden and Afghanistan's foreign relations (with Pakistan, Iran and the United States) and answers some of the basic questions about terrorism, opium, Afghan women, oil, art and al Qaeda.

Book Title : Positive Psychology In A Nutshell The Science Of Happiness
Author : Boniwell, Ilona
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release Date : 2012-10-01
Pages : 202
ISBN : 9780335247202
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

Positive Psychology In A Nutshell The Science Of Happiness Summary : "The best general introduction to positive psychology available." Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK "Dr Ilona Boniwell is recognized as Europe’s leading researcher, innovator and thinker in the expanding world of positive psychology. Positive Psychology in a Nutshell offers something for everyone with an interest in discovering how to live optimally. This brilliant little book is packed with scientific evidence identifying the key ingredients that help to create a happy life. Read it and learn how to change yours for the better." Dr Cecilia d'Felice, Consultant Psychologist, Author and Columnist for The Times and The Metro "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a little gem of a book, beautifully and engagingly written, and having the marks of a cogent teacher who has mastered the contemporary structure, bounds and outreach of her field. This is a 'must read', and a welcome antidote for all those engaged in the caring professions." Richard Whitfield, Human Development Specialist, Educator, Poet and Chairman of Trustees of the Face-to-Face Trust "As good an introduction to positive psychology as you can read. A must-read book for all those involved in the education and health industries." Dr Anthony Seldon, Master, Wellington College, Berkshire, UK "Positive Psychology in a Nutshell is a comprehensive, user friendly, thoughtful introduction and critique of the field. Simply put, it is the best overview out there that can be read in a couple of sittings. Those with no psychology background find it fascinating and informative; those with serious credentials find it to be a credible overview and critique of the field." Dr Carol Kauffman, Co-founder and Director of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Initiative, Harvard Medical School, USA "In a nutshell, I could scarcely put down this intelligent, balanced and irresistible introduction to positive psychology!" Dr Sean Cameron, Co-Director, Practitioner Doctorate in Educational Psychology, University College London, UK "It is very readable, seductively so, and is no doubt as good an introduction to the subject as you can get ... Emotional wellbeing is complex and there are useful insights here to shore up the flabby phrases tossed around by politicians ... There are some parts of this book I will use and anyone who wants to find out about positive psychology should start here." Mike Shooter is a child psychiatrist and President of BACP, UK When you hear the words 'positive psychology' or 'the science of well-being', do you wonder what it's all about? 'What makes us fulfilled?' and 'Is happiness necessary for a good life?' Discover the latest thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths and love, and learn how to apply it to your life. Ilona Boniwell presents an engaging overview of the science of optimal functioning and well-being, which combines real readability with a broad academic base applied to day-to-day life. Now fully updated and enhanced with new material on how to: Change your mindset Practice mindfulness Develop better resilience Enhance your well-being at work Adopt positive leadership Introducing positive psychology in a friendly, straightforward way, this international bestseller is peppered with many simple tools and tips for daily living that will help you love your life.