Amazon Top 100 Best Selling Books of 1995




David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.聽聽Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.聽聽Brin's tales ... more info

HARROWING THRILLS . . . FAST-PACED AND ENGAGING.--PeopleIt is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end--the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled ... more info


In Debugging the Development Process, Maguire describes the sometimes controversial but always effective practices that enabled his software teams at Microsoft to develop high-quality software - on schedule. With the refreshing candor reviewers admired in ... more info


Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until the discoveries of modern brain researchers, theorists could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's fascinating report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offe ... more info



For Kivrin, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the ... more info

David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling and extraordinary science fiction ever written.聽聽Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up one of the most beloved sagas of all time.聽聽Brin's tales ... more info



After her mother dies, leaving the family business vulnerable to the machinations of greedy relatives, Sarah Lindley embarks on a dangerous journey to the Colorado frontier, where she hopes to enlist the help of her long-absent father. Reprint. SLJ. ... more info

Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it ... more info





Accompanied by lyrical poetry, this collection showcases the nude portrait photography David Hamilton is known for. ... more info


Learning Perl is designed for those who seek a rapid working knowledge of Perl. A public domain language, Perl has established itself as the premier UNIX scripting language--replacing facilities such as the shell, sed and awk. It is currently taking ro ... more info

The Cold War is over. And chaos is setting in. The new President of Russia is trying to create a democratic regime. But there are strong elements within the country that are trying to stop him: the ruthless Russian mafia, the right wing nationalists, and ... more info




Winner of the PEN/Faulkner AwardAmerican Booksellers Association Book of the Year AwardSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies.聽聽But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspicio ... more info

Life on the Screenis a book not about computers, but about people and how computers are causing us to reevaluate our identities in the age of the Internet. We are using life on the screen to engage in new ways of thinking about evolution, relationships, p ... more info


Celebrating ten years of their crazy antics, author of the Calvin and Hobbes comic, Bill Watterson, invites readers to look back at the first ten years--featuring Watterson鈥檚 insights and classic comics.Watterson re-created the thoughts and feelings of a ... more info


The chasm is where high-tech fortunes are lost... the tornado is where they are made.-- Steve Jobs, Founder & CEO, Next Computer, Inc. Now, in this fascinating sequel, Moore shows how to capitalize on the profit-rich niches and hyper-growth markets beyon ... more info



SC, TPB, NM, New, Written by Carl Posey. Introduction by cartoonist, novelist, and self-confessed weirdo Gahan Wilson. Published in January of 1995, Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 224 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.95. ... more info

Valis is the first book in Philip K. Dick's incomparable final trio of novels (the others being are The Divine Invasion and The Transmigration of Timothy Archer). This disorienting and bleakly funny work is about a schizophrenic hero named Horselover Fat; ... more info



Only once in a great while does聽聽a writer come along who defies comparison -- a聽聽writer so original he redefines the way we look at聽聽the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and聽聽Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving聽聽virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and ... more info

For non-scientific readers eager to experience Richard Feynman's individual brand of science, this book and collection of audio CDs, featuring the author's voice, provides six non-technical, introductory lectures from his Lectures in Physics. ... more info

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