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Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the

by David Owen

The first plain-paper office copier -- which was introduced in 1960 and has been called the most successful product ever marketed in America -- is unusual among major high-technology inventions in that its central...


Sheetrock & Shellac: A Thinking Person's Guide to the Art and Science of Home Improvement

by David Owen

In a world of extreme makeovers, this book is a thoughtful, adventure-filled, witty look at what the space we live in says about us, the pleasures of home renovation projects great and small, and how home renovation...


The First National Bank of Dad: The Best Way to Teach Kids About Money

by David Owen

Most parents do more harm than good when they try to teach their children about money. They make saving seem like a punishment, and force their children to view reckless spending as their only rational choice....


Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are theKeys to Sustainability

by David Owen

From the acclaimed New Yorker writer, a thought-provoking, innovative, and challenging new approach to protecting our environment.

Most Americans think of cities as ecological nightmares-wastelands of concrete,...


CLINICAL SUPERVISION IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSION: STRUCTURED REFLECTIVE PRACTICE: Structured reflective practice

by David Owen & Robin Shohet

This book helps trainee and practicing doctors to understand supervision and to engage with it in a way that will assist their professional development.


Maturity and Modernity: Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason

by David Owen

Maturity and Modernity is the first book to analyze Nietzsche, Weber and Foucault as a tradition of theorising and to chart the development of genealogy as a mode of critique. It provides clear accounts of the...


Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset

by David Owen

It was the upset to end all upsets. On 8 April 1967 at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, a 100-1 outsider in peculiar blinkers sidestepped chaos extraordinary even by the Grand National's standards and won the...


Tasmanian Devil: A Unique and Threatened Animal

by David Owen & David Pemberton

A fascinating look at this most famous Australian of marsupials.


The Chosen One

by David Owen

Earl Woods, the father of young Eldrick "Tiger" Woods, was widely ridiculed in 1996 when, in an article anointing his son as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, he likened Tiger's potential impact to...


The Conundrum

by David Owen

The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency and the real path to sustainability.

Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: Everything...


My Usual Game

by David Owen

Published just in time for Father's Day, this engagingly witty discourse takes readers along on Owen's golfing adventures--playing the Masters course in Augusta, touring Ireland's greatest greens, meeting the...


Hit & Hope: How the Rest of Us Play Golf

by David Owen

Jack Nicklaus once said of the incomparable Tiger Woods (echoing a comment made about Nicklaus by Bobby Jones), "He plays a game with which I am not familiar." David Owen, however, plays a game with which we...