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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language

Steven Pinker - 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
The codirector of the MIT Center for Cognitive Science explains how language works, how it differs from thought, why adults have difficulty learning foreign languages, and why computers cannot learn human language.
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The 10 Most Common Chess Mistakes-- and how to Avoid Them!

Larry Evans - 1998 - Chess - No preview available
Grandmaster Larry Evans draws upon his experience as a five-time US champion to explain the essential concepts of chess by showing how even the great players make mistakes. From 200 typical errors, readers can test their skills by choosing ...
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The Tao Of Chess: 200 Principles to Transform Your Game and Your Life

Peter Kurzdorfer - 2004 - Games - Limited preview
The real secrets to winning the game of chess - and the game of life Chess mastery has been recognized since ancient times as an unparalleled way to learn political strategy, but until now no book has explored the life lessons chess teaches and ...
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Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual

Mark Dvoretsky, Artur Yusupov, Jacob Aagaard - 2006 - Games - No preview available
A modern classic. The first edition of Dvoretsky 's Endgame Manual was immediately recognized by novice and master alike as one of the best books ever published on the endgame. This second edition is revised and enlarged - now over 400 pages ...
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The Amateur's Mind: Turning Chess Misconceptions Into Chess Mastery

1999 - Games - Snippet view
This book takes the student on a journey through his own mind and returns him to the chess board with a wealth of new-found knowledge and the promise of a significant gain in strength. Most amateurs possess erroneous thinking processes that ...
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Improve Your Opening Play

Chris Ward - 2000 - Games - No preview available
Grandmaster Chris Ward explains the important ideas behind every major opening, unraveling among others the secrets of the Sicilian, the mysteries of the Modern and the fundamentals of the French. He emphasizes the need to understand the key ...
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Outrageous Chess Problems

Burt Hochberg - 2005 - Games - Limited preview
"[It's] enough to drive experienced chess players to insanity, but they will enjoy the ride....The author warns the reader from the start anything goes....Buy this book...and have fun!"--Games It's outrageous and amazing and irresistible: these ...
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I, Robot

Isaac Asimov - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
The three laws of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm 2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3 ...
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