Recommended books by James Jones

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Product picture for Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy For Playing Pokers Most Complex Starting Hand by James Sweeney
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Ace King is a massively profitable hand. In fact, AK is in the top-5% of winning hands and accounts for a good chunk of your winrate. But despite that fact, many players are confused about how to approach this hand. Should you 3bet it preflop, or just call it? Should you play the suited and offsuit versions the same, or differently? Should you c-bet with air, or check instead? And how many streets of value is top pair really worth?Most players struggle with AK due to small leaks in their...
Book cover from Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
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A cherished classic is brought to life with the audio stylings of renowned actor James Earl Jones.

Sylvester can’t believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steig’s glowing pictures, this winner of the...
Book cover from Charles White: A Retrospective by William Steig
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A revelatory reassessment of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century 

Charles White (1918–1979) is best known for bold, large-scale paintings and drawings of African Americans, meticulously executed works that depict human relationships and socioeconomic struggles with a remarkable sensitivity. This comprehensive study offers a much-needed reexamination of the artist’s career and legacy. With handsome reproductions of White’s finest paintings,...
Book cover from Princess: A Private Novel by James Patterson
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A secret and the British crown make a murderous combination in this page-turning suspense novel in the #1 bestselling Private series.

Private, the best investigation unit in the world, has agents who are the smartest, fastest, and most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. No wonder the most influential men and women on the planet seek their help on a daily basis.

But there's only one client who can make its founder, Jack Morgan, drop...
Book cover from Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
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#26 on The Guardian's list of 100 best nonfiction books of all time, the essays explore what it means to be Black in America

In an age of Black Lives Matter, James Baldwin's essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. With films like I Am Not Your Negro and the forthcoming If Beale Street Could Talk bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's life and work, Notes of a Native Son serves as a...
Book cover from Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, Revised and Updated by James P. Womack
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Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century.

Expanded, updated, and more relevant than ever, this bestselling business classic by two internationally renowned management analysts describes a business system for the twenty-first century that supersedes the mass production system of Ford, the financial control system of Sloan, and the strategic...
Book cover from The Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production-- Toyotas Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now Revolutionizing World Industry by James P. Womack
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The classic, nationally bestselling book that first articulated the principles of lean production, with a new foreword and afterword by the authors.

When The Machine That Changed the World was first published in 1990, Toyota was half the size of General Motors. Twenty years later Toyota passed GM as the world’s largest auto maker. This management classic was the first book to reveal Toyota’s lean production system that is the basis for its enduring success.

Authors Womack,...
Book cover from Political Science: An Introduction (14th Edition) by Michael G. Roskin
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For courses in Introduction to Political Science.

 

Explore the Fundamentals of Political Science

Political Science: An Introduction shows readers how the fundamental tenets of political science have helped important leaders make critical decisions for centuries. The authors present a balance of theoretical abstractions and applied reasoning to help readers understand how to make calm, rational choices when it comes to political manipulation.

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Book cover from Collected Ghost Stories: (OWC Hardback) (Oxford Worlds Classics Hardback Collection) by M. R. James
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"I was conscious of a most horrible smell of mold, and of a cold kind of face pressed against my own..."

Considered by many to be the most terrifying writer in English, M. R. James was an eminent scholar who spent his entire adult life in the academic surroundings of Eton and Cambridge. His classic supernatural tales draw on the terrors of the everyday, in which documents and objects unleash terrible forces, often in closed rooms and nighttime settings where imagination runs riot. Lonely...
Book cover from Political Science: An Introduction (13th Edition) by Michael G. Roskin
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Explains the basics of political science

 

Political Science: An Introduction, 13/e, provides a comprehensive and jargon-free introduction to the field’s basic concepts and themes. It draws examples from the U.S. and other countries to introduce the entire field of political science to new readers. The authors stress how exciting politics can be, balancing practical and theoretical knowledge.

 

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