Amazon Top 100 Best Selling Books of 1996

A kiss is just a kiss...or is it? Since the initial publication of his comprehensive kisser's manual. The Art of Kissing, author William Cane has received thousands of phone calls and letters from readers with questions, concerns, and comments about their ... more info

This national bestseller teaches everything readers need to know to begin building professional Java applications quickly.-- Provides detailed coverage of the hottest new technology on the World Wide Web-- Shows readers how to develop applications using t ... more info

For the more than 50 million readers who regularly enjoy Dilbert in over 2,000 newspapers worldwide, Scott Adams's take on the working world is outrageously fresh, farcical, and far-reaching. In this collection, Dilbert and his egg-shaped, bespectacled c ... more info

Second Edition now available!World Wide Web (WWW) sites have been blossoming at an astounding rate, with good reason; WWW technology has proven extraordinarily effective at creating a flexible, interactive, and graphic medium for sharing all kinds of info ... more info

In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones.He is ghost, genii, demon, a ... more info

A respected professor and son of Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman provides a fun and easy way for curious readers to understand basic economic ideas. Though we may not know it, we make economic decisions every day when we recycle, drive through rush hour, g ... more info

A guide to pitching products and services to one customer at a time shows business people how to find the twenty percent of their loyal customer base and how to find out what those customers want. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo. ... more info

A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some familiar, real-life figures. When a former congressional aide becomes part of ... more info

Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel • Soon to be a series on Spike TV   Discover the novel that launched one of science fiction’s most beloved, acclaimed, and awarded trilogies: Kim Stanley Robinson’s masterly near-future chronicle of interplanetary ... more info

Now updated with new material, this optimistic and refreshingly realistic book explores Bill Gates' vision of what the future holds. In clear, accessible, jargon-free style, Gates shows how, just as the personal computer revolutionized the way we work, th ... more info

During the great ages of exploration, the longitude problem was the gravest of all scientific challenges. Lacking the ability to determine their longitude, sailors were literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. Ships ran aground on rocky s ... more info

Readers of earlier works by Douglas Hofstadter will find this book a natural extension of his style and his ideas about creativity and analogy; in addition, psychologists, philosophers, and artificial-intelligence researchers will find in this elaborate w ... 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

Spells out online strategies for corporate marketers and mom-and-pop businesses. ... more info

A scathing rebuttal to the Newtification of America, and hilarious proof of why Michael Moore is the unofficial champion of the largest political force in the nation--the 60 percent of voters who elect not to vote--Downsize This! gets under the skin of th ... more info

Morgan Stanley's Global Technology group has produced this up-to-minute guide to the Internet. It describes what the Internet is, how it functions, who's on it, who invests in it, what's hot and what's not. ... more info

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is a landmark in intellectual history which has attracted attention far beyond its own immediate field. It is written with a combination of depth and clarity that make it an almost unbroken series of aphorisms. Its ... more info

If The Machine That Changed the World is a description of the Toyota system in the industry of its origin, Lean Thinking is a generalization of the basic concepts so they can be applied to any company in any industry. The authors begin by summarizing the ... more info

Discover the classic, behind-the-scenes chronicle of John E. Douglas’ twenty-five-year career in the FBI Investigative Support Unit, where he used psychological profiling to delve into the minds of the country’s most notorious serial killers and criminals ... more info

Here, together for the first time, are the first three Freddy books that Walter Brooks wrote, in a single volume, in the order in which they first appeared. Freddy Goes to Florida (first published as TO and Again), alongside Freddy Goes to the North Pole ... more info

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