Posts tagged with "Library & Writing Centre"

arrowWriting Centre holiday hours
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
Learn more about the Writing Centre's hours December 21 to January 3.
arrowWriting tip: "that" or "which"?
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015
Learn more about when to use "that" or "which".
arrowRecommended Read: Command and Control
December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015
An excellent journalistic investigation of the efforts made since the first atomic bomb was exploded, outside Alamogordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945, to put some kind of harness on nuclear weaponry.
arrowRecommended Read: Tell Everyone
December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015
This book presents the happy side of social media and its effect on the world, while still acknowledging the drawbacks, imperfections, and misunderstandings of what has become a cultural norm.
arrowRecommended Read: Chinese Rules
November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015
Chinese Rules provides an object lesson in the contradictions between reality and conventional belief that continue to make China a fascinating, perplexing and irresistible destination for Westerners.
arrowWriting tip: i.e. isn't the same as e.g.
November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015
Learn more about the difference between i.e. and e.g.
arrowRecommended Read: Focus
November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015
With compelling insights, wide-ranging examples and cutting-edge science, Focus makes the convincing case that the ability to focus is a key to excellence, in both our personal and professional lives.
arrowRecommended Read: Love and Math
November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015
Reading this book, one is compelled to drop everything and give math another try; to partake of the ultimate mystery. If you’re not a mathematician this book might make you want to become one.
arrowRecommended Read: Capital in the 21st Century
November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015
A fresh and sweeping analysis of the world’s economic history that puts into question many of our core beliefs about the organization of market economies.
arrowRecommended Read: Happy City
October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015
Do we live in neighbourhoods that make us happy? That is not a silly question. Montgomery encourages us to ask it without embarrassment, and to think intelligently about the answer
arrowCalculated, intelligent risk is not only the key to building the next great company, but we must be willing to take those risks to solve the world's biggest and most persistent problems.
October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015
Calculated, intelligent risk is not only the key to building the next great company, but we must be willing to take those risks to solve the world's biggest and most persistent problems.
arrowA lean, elegant and powerful essay on what we have done to the world—and what we might do to set things right.
September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015
A lean, elegant and powerful essay on what we have done to the world—and what we might do to set things right.

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