LARSSON, U: Cultures of Creativity: The Centennial Exhibition of the Nobel Prize.

Larsson, Ulf (editor). Cultures of Creativity: The Centennial Exhibition of the Nobel Prize. Science History Publications, 2002. ISBN: 0881352888. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31328) $15.00

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Revised edition. Illustrated throughout. References, Index. 228p. Measures 8.25×10.5 inches.

Highlights several winners (Marie Curie, Nelson Mandela, Richard Feynman, James D. Watson and Francis Crick, The Dalai Lama, Roger Sperry, Wilhelm Roentgen, and more. Examines several creative milieus (Budapest, Copenhagen, CERN, etc.). List of winners from 1901-2000.

NADER, R: Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-in Dangers of the American Automobile

Nader, Ralph. Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-in Dangers of the American Automobile. New York: Pocket Books, 1966. Unmarked text. Tanned pages. Rubbing and bends on cover. Acceptable. Paperback. (#31289) $40.00

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Ralph Nader’s classic volume relating design flaws in US cars. Measures 5.5×8 inches. 178p. Index. 3 diagrams.

COWELL, M: Cyberbug

Cowell, Michael. Cyberbug. Society of Actuaries, 1997. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31243) $15.00

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This novella follows an imaginary actuary and his family into the 21st century. An actuary is a person who compiles and analyzes statistics and uses them to calculate insurance risks and premiums. This book speaks to how the dramatic changes around them alter their lives. Tackles the thorny issues surrounding the aging population of the industrialized nations and introduces some interesting ideas.