Two Tangled Tales Astrid Amara
Two stories by Astrid Amara—author of The Archer’s Heart.
Amara tells tales of two kinds of love. In the fairy-tale world “Lord Ronan’s Shoes,” young Evander must be clever enough to divine… More
Oracle Built-in Packages Steven Feuerstein et al.
Oracle is the most popular database management system in use today, and PL/SQL plays a pivotal role in current and projected Oracle products and applications. PL/SQL is a programming language providing procedural… More
Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #54 Steve Rasnic Tem et al.
Issue #54 of Beneath Ceaseless Skies online magazine, featuring stories by World Fantasy Award-winner Steve Rasnic Tem and Ann Leckie. … More
The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney Christopher Higgs
“The Complete Works of Marvin K. Mooney seems to me unprecedented via form, making new ways of both telling a story and relaying information, but also doing so in a way that is, as David Foster Wallace so expressly… More
sed and awk Dale Dougherty et al.
sed & awk describes two text processing programs that are mainstays of the UNIX programmer’s toolbox.
sed is a “stream editor” for editing streams of text that might be too large to edit as a single… More
Learning ActionScript 3.0 Rich Shupe et al.
If you’re new to ActionScript 3.0, or want to enhance your skill set, this bestselling book is the ideal guide. Designers, developers, and programmers alike will find Learning ActionScript 3.0 invaluable for… More
Bull Spec #3 Samuel Montgomery-Blinn et al.
Issue 3 (“Autumn 2010″) issue of Bull Spec, a quarterly magazine of speculative fiction.
This issue features fiction by Katherine Sparrow (“Like Parchment in the Fire”), Melinda Thielbar… More
XML Hacks Michael Fitzgerald
Developers and system administrators alike are uncovering the true power of XML, the Extensible Markup Language that enables data to be sent over the Internet from one computer platform to another or one application… More
People Live Still in Cashtown Corners Tony Burgess
“It is what it is. That’s her car out there and, well, that’s her right there.”
Jeremy looks at the woman again. There’s a few flies dipping in and out of the back of her skull.
In the Mean Time Paul Tremblay
A history teacher begins his unorthodox senior course with clips from an ominous surveillance video, causing a student’s home life to deteriorate along with the lessons.
A girl with a second head that changes… More
Making Software Andy Oram et al.
Many claims are made about how certain tools, technologies, and practices improve software development. But which claims are verifiable, and which are merely wishful thinking? In this book, leading thinkers such… More
Stories of Your Life and Others Ted Chiang
This new edition of Ted Chiang’s masterful first collection, Stories of Your Life and Others, includes his first eight published stories plus the author’s story notes and a cover that the author commissioned himself.… More