The Necklace Of The Pleiades: Twenty-four Essays On Persian Literature, Culture And Religion

Persian literature has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India, and Turkic Central Asia, and was a source of inspiration for such prominent intellectuals as Goethe, Emerson, and Jorge Luis Borges, among others. This comprehensive study reflects the stature and significance of Persian literature, with contributions from prominent scholars who bring a fresh critical approach to this important topic. The es...

Recettes Sans Gluten : 150 Recettes Saines & Délicieuses

Le régime sans gluten fait beaucoup parler de lui : c'est le régime outsider du moment pour perdre du poids, pour se sentir mieux... Or, il ne faut pas oublier qu'il est et reste avant tout un régime pour la vie pour de nombreuses personnes souffrant d'une intolérance au gluten, maladie de plus en plus fréquente nécessitant l'éviction de toute source de gluten de l'alimentation. Voici donc 150 recettes saines et savoureuses sans glut...

Eating Purely: More Than 100 All-natural, Organic, Gluten-free Recipes For A Healthy Life

Good health begins with what you put in your body. When you eat better, you feel better. It’s that simple. A few short years ago, Elizabeth Stein could be found in her tiny Manhattan kitchen searching for a way to make gluten-free and vegan products that tasted great and weren’t overly processed. Working with ingredients such as chia seeds, flax, hemp, and coconut sugar, Elizabeth successfully developed recipes that were all-natural,...

Contemporary Erotic Cinema

From Last Tango in Paris to American Pie to Brokeback Mountain—a look at more than 100 erotic films, with in-depth analysis and fascinating behind-the-scenes anecdotes The first book to look at truly contemporary erotic cinema, this publication gives in-depth analyses of sex scenes from more than 100 films, more than half of them released in the 21st century. Beginning with an overview of how depictions of sex on screen have changed ...

China’s Igeneration: Cinema And Moving Image Culture For The Twenty-first Century

This innovative collection of essays on twenty-first century Chinese cinema and moving image culture features contributions from an international community of scholars, critics, and practitioners. Taken together, their perspectives make a compelling case that the past decade has witnessed a radical transformation of conventional notions of cinema. Following China's accession to the WTO in 2001, personal and collective experiences of ...

The Ultimate Guide For Meeting Women On Tinder

You're about to discover a proven strategy on how to easily meet, attract and date gorgeous women on Tinder. You don't have to be Brad Pitt, you don't need to be a millionaire, You don't have to drive a Ferrari. Anyone can do it. Anyone can cook a 5 star meal if they have the right ingredients and recipe. It's the same with as meeting and attracting women. These scientific methods are simple, straight forward and proven to work. If y...

5 Simple Steps To Take Your Marriage From Good To Great

What makes marriages last? What makes couples happy? Is it possible for a so-so marriage to become a great one? From Dr. Terri Orbuch, the renowned therapist and nationally recognized relationship expert known as The Love Doctor®, comes a book that breaks new ground in marital relationships. The head researcher in a large-scale, unprecedented study funded by the National Institutes of Health—which has followed 373 couples for more th...

Neural Networks For Applied Sciences And Engineering

I've read a lot of data mining, statistical, and/or computer programming books. I've also read a lot of the scientific literature in the subject area. This is well-written, well-organized, and very clear in terms of communication of information. I've read way too many books in this area that forget that the main point is to actually communicate information effectively, and/or get muddled up in details or fail to explain things from s...

Deconstructing Google Cardboard Apps

Google Cardboard is one of the most accessible ways to experience virtual reality today. This book introduces developers to this exciting new platform using both the Cardboard Android SDK and the Cardboard Unity SDK. From creating the ambiance and immersion of a virtual landscape, to using a smartphone camera to layer worlds with different filters, capturing and controlling speech, optimizing graphics, and even promoting your app in ...

The Ocean, The Bird, And The Scholar: Essays On Poets And Poetry

One of our foremost commentators on poetry examines the work of a broad range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century English, Irish, and American poets. The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar gathers two decades’ worth of Helen Vendler’s essays, book reviews, and occasional prose―including the 2004 Jefferson Lecture―in a single volume. Taken together, they serve as a reminder that if the arts and the patina of culture they cast over the ...