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Eternal Sonata

Author : Jamie Metzl
ISBN : 9781628726824
Genre : Fiction
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A few dead bodies are a small price to pay in the quest for immortality. In 2025 America, it’s hardly news when a renowned octogenarian scientist dying of cancer disappears from a local hospice, but when Kansas City Star reporter Rich Azadian begins to dig, he discovers that other elderly scientists around the world have also vanished recently—all terminally ill and receiving the same experimental treatment from a global health company. His investigation leads him to the reclusive Noam Heller, a brilliant researcher exploring new technologies to reverse-age cancer and other cells. Using revolutionary stem cell treatments and snippets of DNA from rare, immortal Arctic jellyfish, his breakthrough promises the genetic equivalent of the fountain of youth. But when Heller is murdered and his lab destroyed, Rich and his girlfriend Antonia become targets themselves. With the local police and federal authorities failing to see the big picture, he realizes he must take matters into his own hands to survive and stop the killing. His only hope is to mobilize his network of brilliant misfits and infiltrate the vast and lethal race—among cutthroat corporations, national intelligence services, rogue scientists, and a mysterious international organization—to control the new technologies and perhaps the secret of life itself. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction?novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Hacking Darwin

Author : Jamie Metzl
ISBN : 9781492670100
Genre : Science
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"A gifted and thoughtful writer, Metzl brings us to the frontiers of biology and technology, and reveals a world full of promise and peril." — Siddhartha Mukherjee MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene Passionate, provocative, and highly illuminating, Hacking Darwin is the must read book about the future of our species for fans of Homo Deus and The Gene. After 3.8 billion years humankind is about to start evolving by new rules... From leading geopolitical expert and technology futurist Jamie Metzl comes a groundbreaking exploration of the many ways genetic-engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives — sex, war, love, and death. At the dawn of the genetics revolution, our DNA is becoming as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology. But as humanity starts retooling our own genetic code, the choices we make today will be the difference between realizing breathtaking advances in human well-being and descending into a dangerous and potentially deadly genetic arms race. Enter the laboratories where scientists are turning science fiction into reality. Look towards a future where our deepest beliefs, morals, religions, and politics are challenged like never before and the very essence of what it means to be human is at play. When we can engineer our future children, massively extend our lifespans, build life from scratch, and recreate the plant and animal world, should we?

Biohack

Author : J. D. Lasica
ISBN : 1982913894
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What would you give for a second chance? Valerie Ramirez, a special ed teacher still haunted by her toddler's drowning accident, faces a fateful decision when she's admitted into an exclusive program run by a mysterious biotech company. Kaden Baker, an elite hacker who dabbles in covert ops, finds her life turned upside down when she discovers her parents turn out to be imposters. Where does she come from? Who's been financing her high-stakes secret missions? The answers lead back to the same sinister biotech firm. As Kaden and Valerie become allies, they make one startling discovery after another about the company's dark intentions. But each step closer to the truth puts their lives at greater risk. The stakes couldn't be higher--for Kaden's freedom, for Valerie's fate, and for the future direction of humanity itself. Early praise for Biohack: "Biohack is the Dan Brown-meets-Laura Croft-meets-Michael Crichton thriller we've been waiting for."- Saul Tanpepper, author of the thriller/sci-fi series Gameland "Biohack is the perfect thriller for our anxious age when biology has become hackable and the future of our species hangs in the balance."- Jamie Metzl, former NSC official and author of Eternal Sonata and Genesis Code "Fantastic! It's like a summer-blockbuster action flick with a brain. A techno-ethical tour de force!!!" ★★★★★- Denise Howell, host, This Week in Law podcast "Well-drawn characters and heart-stopping action combine to make Biohack an adrenaline rush of excitement!"- Chris Patchell, author of the thrillers Dark Harvest and Vow of Silence Get it now! Biohack is a roller-coaster thrill ride that appeals to both the head and the heart--with a shocking twist you won't see coming. Perfect for fans of the late, great Michael Crichton's science thrillers and fans of Lee Child, A.G. Riddle, and Tim Tigner. Includes a surprise freebie!

Directors In British And Irish Cinema A Reference Companion

Author : Robert Murphy
ISBN : 1844571262
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 72. 78 MB
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A guide to directors who have worked in the British and Irish film industries between 1895 and 2005. Each of its 980 entries on individuals directors gives a resume of the director's career, evaluates their achievements and provides a complete filmography. It is useful for those interested in film-making in Britain and Ireland.

Cue

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ISBN : IND:30000117901961
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Radio Times

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ISBN : MINN:319510028012553
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Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UCSC:32106021024374
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Juniorlibraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.

Current Contents Arts And Humanities

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