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New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.
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The City That Never Sleeps

Author : Shawkat M. Toorawa
ISBN : 9781438456157
Genre : Poetry
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An eclectic collection of poems about New York City. “New York, the city that never sleeps, contains more light than all the myriad heavens conceived of by its denizens of every possible race, religion, culture, color, and creed combined. All poets are besotted with light: it is the most transformative of all phenomena and we are permanently drunk on it—moon mad, sun blind, star struck.” — from the Foreword by Anne Pierson Wiese As Shawkat M. Toorawa writes in his preface, “Not every poet loves New York, but each and every one is mesmerized by it.” Indeed, with its protean mix of cultures, languages, natives, transplants, and exiles, New York City seems to exert a special hold over the poetic imagination. The sixty-one poems, extracts of poems, and song lyrics collected here reflect a wide range of responses to New York, both positive and negative, insider and outsider. Arranged in four sections—Morning, Day, Evening, and Night—the collection not only gives the reader the opportunity to experience twenty-four hours in New York through poetry, but also puts poems and poets in conversation, debate, and even occasionally in conflict with one another. Rather than attempting to be exhaustive or definitive, is volume juxtaposes well-known poets and lyricists such as Maya Angelou, Bob Dylan, Denise Levertov, and Walt Whitman with important and emerging voices such as Valzhyna Mort, Purvi Shah, and Melanie Rehak, as well as poets less frequently included in such anthologies, such as Mahmoud Darwish, Anna Margolin, and Nicanor Parra. The result is a collection of poems that vary in their aesthetics, tone, mood, and subject, and thereby reflect the vexed and manifold nature of their subject—New York, the city that never sleeps. “Shawkat Toorawa has selected a thrilling chorus of voices, familiar and new, formal and slangy, immigrant and native. A perfect companion for your day or night on the town.” — Robyn Creswell, poetry editor of The Paris Review “A strength of this collection is its rich mix of female and male poets, and its wide range of demographic, racial, linguistic, aesthetic, and other multicultural perspectives across a period of time ranging from the late nineteenth century to our own decade. The poems are as various and full of élan as the city itself.” — Lisa Russ Spaar, editor of All That Mighty Heart: London Poems “There are almost as many anthologies of New York poems as there are skyscrapers, but in terms of sheer reading pleasure The City That Never Sleeps towers over them all.” — Don Share, Editor, Poetry magazine
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New York Magazine

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.
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Dave Saves The City That Never Sleeps

Author : Naomi Jean Williams
ISBN : 9781365510045
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The Circle 12 Series will take you on a worldwide adventure with awesome kids. You will experience new cultures, places, languages and history like never before! New York City is in complete turmoil and it is up to 12-year-old David Willifred Thunder to find out why. Along with all the changes happening in his life, Dave has to figure out what is happening to this city that literally never sleeps. Will he save the city before it lays in complete ruin? While enjoying this adventure, you will also learn about the history, diversity and energy that makes New York City great.
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Seoul The City That Never Sleeps

Author : Seoul Metropolitan Government
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CNN once stated that sleeping in Seoul is for losers. With so much to do in Korea's capital after sundown, they argued, hitting the pillow could only be a waste of time. For Seoul is a new world at night: as its glittering lights pop on to hail the onset of evening, a whole other urban landscape awakes where shining shopping malls, steamy saunas, and lively clubs and bars can be enjoyed round the clock. Relish the refreshing breeze while cycling along the riverbanks at night, and when hunger calls, enjoy a generous and delicious late night meal. Seoul — the city that never sleeps — shows a beautiful new side at night, and is full of shimmering and mesmerizing lights. Seoul’s Top Night-time Picks City Center: City Hall, Myeong-dong, Euljiro, Namdaemun Market Palace Quarter: Gwanghwamun, Jongno, Insa-dong, Bukchon Dongdaemun & Around: Dongdaemun Market University Quarter: Hongik Univ., Sinchon, Ewha Womans Univ. Yongsan: Itaewon Gangnam: Apgujeong-dong, Cheongdam-dong, Sinsa-dong, Seocho
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City That Never Sleeps

Author : Murray Pomerance
ISBN : 0813540321
Genre : Performing Arts
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New York, more than any other city, has held a special fascination for filmmakers and viewers. In every decade of Hollywood filmmaking, artists of the screen have fixated upon this fascinating place for its tensions and promises, dazzling illumination and fearsome darkness. The glittering skyscrapers of such films as On the Town have shadowed the characteristic seedy streets in which desperate, passionate stories have played out-as in Scandal Sheet and The Pawnbroker. In other films, the city is a cauldron of bright lights, technology, empire, egotism, fear, hunger, and change--the scenic epitome of America in the modern age. From Street Scene and Breakfast at Tiffany's to Rosemary's Baby, The Warriors, and 25th Hour, the sixteen essays in this book explore the cinematic representation of New York as a city of experience, as a locus of ideographic characters and spaces, as a city of moves and traps, and as a site of allurement and danger. Contributors consider the work of Woody Allen, Blake Edwards, Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory La Cava, Spike Lee, Sidney Lumet, Vincente Minnelli, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Andy Warhol, and numerous others.
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The City That Never Was

Author : Christopher Marcinkoski
ISBN : 1616893907
Genre : Architecture
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One of the most troubling consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse was the midstream abandonment of several large-scale speculative urban and suburban projects. The resulting scars on the landscape, large subdivisions with only marked-out plots and half-finished roads, are the subject of The City That Never Was, an eye-opening look at what happens when development, particularly what the author calls "speculative urbanization" is out of sync with financial reality. Presenting historical and recent examples from around the world—from the sprawl of the US Sun Belt and the unoccupied towns of western China, to the "ghost estates" of Ireland—and focusing on case studies in Spain, Marcinkoski proposes an ecologically based model in place of the capricious economic and political factors that typically drive development today.
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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32435063592489
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
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Creatures Volume 1 The City That Never Sleeps

Author : Betbeder
ISBN : 9791032811672
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In a post-apocalyptic New York City obliterated by a Big Night that wiped out most of civilization, bands of children struggle to stay alive in the wreckage, hunting for food under billowing clouds of toxic fog and running from hungry zombies. One child is endowed with the power to keep them at bay, but will it be enough to protect the survivors from the terrifying creature that has just risen out of the Hudson River? Meanwhile, a raving old man with a house full of books says the worst is yet to come...
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Harper S New Monthly Magazine

Author : Henry Mills Alden
ISBN : UCBK:B000556460
Genre : American literature
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Harper's informs a diverse body of readers of cultural, business, political, literary and scientific affairs.
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The City That Never Sleeps

Author : Travelopi Books
ISBN : 173116937X
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2019 Weekly Monthly Planner Beautifully designed inside and out, our range of inspiring 2019 weekly planners will keep you organized each week for 12 months. Spanning January 2019 until the end of December 2019, this weekly planner has one week per two page spread, with space for notes, as well as yearly calendars for a broader view. The large size of this planner is perfect for making lots of plans and keeping appointments throughout the year. You'll also find inspirational quotes inside to motivate you all year. Featuring exclusive photography by renowned travel photographer Shaun Busuttil, the cover image of this monthly planner was captured in New York City, USA, and features some yellow taxi cabs in Broadway and a travel quote to inspire you throughout the year. This week-by-week monthly planner is part of our exciting American Patriot Collection, designed to inspire worldly curiosity while helping you stay on-track throughout the year. Visit our Author Page for even more of our unique weekly planners featuring professional travel photography in this wanderlust-inducing collection--you're bound to find one you love! Planners are also the perfect Christmas gift this festive season, especially for your travel-minded friends and family. So go on and spoil a loved one or treat yourself this Christmas! Weekly Planner Features USA Public Holidays 8.5x11" dimensions--plenty of space to write things down Yearly, weekly and monthly spread views Contacts pages to record phone numbers, emails and birthdays Notes section and dot grid journal pages for jotting down thoughts Weekly to-do lists and monthly goal trackers to keep you on the path to success Motivational quotes to inspire Monthly habit trackers to help you stay on track Luxuriously soft, durable, matte cover Beautiful cover image featuring New York taxis in Broadway during peak hour Cream paper, which is easier on the eyes than white Scroll up and buy your planner today and enjoy fast delivery from Amazon.
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The Overland Monthly

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Genre : Indians of North America
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Why I Left New York

Author : Frederick Lotzof
ISBN : 1523492422
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Why would anyone leave the city that never sleeps for a city that's never woken up? Was it the dead-end jobs? Was it the crazy sex? Was it the mind-bending drugs? Or was it something darker, even more sinister?
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The Living Age

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All The Year Round

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Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature