The Premonition

The Premonition A Pandemic Story

The Premonition A Pandemic Story

For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about. Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis’s taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19. The characters you will meet in these pages are as fascinating as they are unexpected. A thirteen-year-old girl’s science project on transmission of an airborne pathogen develops into a very grown-up model of disease control. A local public-health officer uses her worm’s-eye view to see what the CDC misses, and reveals great truths about American society. A secret team of dissenting doctors, nicknamed the Wolverines, has everything necessary to fight the pandemic: brilliant backgrounds, world-class labs, prior experience with the pandemic scares of bird flu and swine flu…everything, that is, except official permission to implement their work. Michael Lewis is not shy about calling these people heroes for their refusal to follow directives that they know to be based on misinformation and bad science. Even the internet, as crucial as it is to their exchange of ideas, poses a risk to them. They never know for sure who else might be listening in.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Michael Lewis
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2021-05-04
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780393881561


The Premonition

The Premonition

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Author : Michael Lewis
Publisher : Allen Lane
Release : 2021-05-04
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 0241535786


The Premonition

The Premonition

This mesmerizing ebook original short story—a prequel to The Sleepwalker—from Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of The Sandcastle Girls and The Guest Room, tells the tale of one strange summer when a pair of horses die, an odd boy moves to a small Vermont town, and a woman rises from her bed and disappears into the night. Lianna Ahlberg is seventeen when a thunderstorm snaps a power line to the earth, electrifying the ground, the rain spreading the current like wildfire across the wet grass. Two horses are killed in the nearby field, unnerving the neighbors, upsetting the peculiar boy who has just moved in, and filling Lianna with a deep and abiding sense of dread. This is not the first unusual thing to happen that summer—a summer when Lianna’s mother begins to sleepwalk in the smallest hours of morning—and it will not be the last.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Chris Bohjalian
Publisher : Doubleday
Release : 2016-11-29
Total Pages : 38 Pages
ISBN : 9781524732936


The Premonition Code

The Premonition Code

In this groundbreaking book, bestselling author Theresa Cheung joins forces with cognitive neuroscientist Julia Mossbridge, PhD, Director of the Innovation Lab at The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Together they reveal revolutionary new research showing that sensing the future is possible, they also provide practical tools and techniques you can use to develop your own powers of precognition. Precognition is the scientific name for the knowledge or perception of the future, obtained through extrasensory means. Often called 'premonition', precognition is the most frequently reported of all extrasensory perception (ESP) experiences, occurring most often in dreams. It may also occur spontaneously in waking visions, auditory hallucinations, flashing thoughts entering the mind, the sense of "knowing" and physiological changes. Combining science and practice, Theresa and Dr Julia unravel the mystery of precognition. The book will cover: • What precognition is and the different types, clearly explaining the cutting-edge science, including what is known and what is still a mystery • The most common premonitions that people experience and why, including examples from around the world • Experimental tools to help you cultivate precognition experiences to help get useful information for your life • Case studies included throughout, with supporting scientific evidence offered alongside to provide validation and explanation • Personal experiences of the authors, detailing how premonition has shaped their lives and interviews with leading scientists and experts in the field

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Theresa Cheung
Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
Release : 2018-10-16
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781786781741


Next The Future Just Happened

Next The Future Just Happened

The author of Liar's Poker and The Next New Thing explains the Internet's role in how people live, work, and think, identifying a status revolution in which individuals are key players, and offers a forecast of future implications of this technological revolution on human society. Reprint. 55,000 first printing.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Michael Lewis
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2002-05-17
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9780393323528


The Fifth Risk

The Fifth Risk

New York Times Bestseller What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace. Some even threw away the briefing books that had been prepared for them. Michael Lewis’s brilliant narrative takes us into the engine rooms of a government under attack by its own leaders. In Agriculture the funding of vital programs like food stamps and school lunches is being slashed. The Commerce Department may not have enough staff to conduct the 2020 Census properly. Over at Energy, where international nuclear risk is managed, it’s not clear there will be enough inspectors to track and locate black market uranium before terrorists do. Willful ignorance plays a role in these looming disasters. If your ambition is to maximize short-term gains without regard to the long-term cost, you are better off not knowing those costs. If you want to preserve your personal immunity to the hard problems, it’s better never to really understand those problems. There is upside to ignorance, and downside to knowledge. Knowledge makes life messier. It makes it a bit more difficult for a person who wishes to shrink the world to a worldview. If there are dangerous fools in this book, there are also heroes, unsung, of course. They are the linchpins of the system—those public servants whose knowledge, dedication, and proactivity keep the machinery running. Michael Lewis finds them, and he asks them what keeps them up at night.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Michael Lewis
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2018-10-02
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781324002659


Liar S Poker

Liar S Poker

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis’s knowing and hilarious insider’s account of an unprecedented era of greed, gluttony, and outrageous fortune.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Michael Lewis
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2010-03-15
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 0393066258


The Premonition Code

The Premonition Code

Designed as a program to aid governments in detecting potential terrorist activities, the Premonition Code re-defines "artificial intelligence." Can it be controlled? Is it really out there, and if so, will it protect us or ultimately destroy us all?

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Richard Fiore
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2006-10-01
Total Pages : 356 Pages
ISBN : 9781430301233


Premonitions

Premonitions

They weren't the ones who could have stopped her. She never knows whether she's seeing the past, the present, or the future. She doesn't know how to deal with them, and she doesn't want to - but the terrifying visions keep coming. she's so scared of are the only way Grace might be able to save her friend before it's too late...

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Genre : Disappeared persons
Author : Jude Watson
Publisher : Puffin
Release : 2005
Total Pages : 241 Pages
ISBN : 0141319216


The Premonition Code

The Premonition Code

In this groundbreaking book, bestselling author Theresa Cheung joins forces with cognitive neuroscientist Julia Mossbridge, PhD, Director of the innovation Lab at The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Together they reveal revolutionary new research showing that sensing the future is possible, they also provide practical tools and techniques you can use to help gain insight into your own future. Precognition is the scientific name for the knowledge or perception of the future, obtained through extrasensory means. Often called 'premonition', precognition is the most frequently reported of all extrasensory perception (ESP) experiences, occurring most often in dreams. It may also occur spontaneously in waking visions, auditory hallucinations, flashing thoughts entering the mind, the sense of "knowing" and physiological changes. Combining science and practice, Theresa and Dr Julia unravel the mystery of precognition. The book will cover: * What precognition is and the different types, clearly explaining the cutting-edge science, including what is known and what is still a mystery * The most common premonitions that people experience and why, including examples from around the world * Experimental tools to help you cultivate precognition experiences to help get useful information for your life * Case studies included throughout, with supporting scientific evidence offered alongside to provide validation and explanation * Personal experiences of the authors, detailing how premonition has shaped their lives and interviews with leading scientists and experts in the field

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Product Details:

Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Theresa Cheung
Publisher : Watkins Publishing
Release : 2018-10-16
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 1786781611