Leviathan and the Air-Pump
Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life (published 1985) is a book by Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer. It examines the debate between Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes over ...
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The Price of the Ticket
The Price of the Ticket is a collection of James Baldwin's writing that was published in 1985. It is a collection of essays spanning more than 40 years. These are Baldwin's commentaries on race in Ame...
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Out of the Inner Circle
Out of the Inner Circle: A Hacker's Guide to Computer Security is a book by Bill Landreth and Howard Rheingold, published in 1985 by Microsoft Press and distributed by Simon & Schuster, Inc. (ISBN...
The Snow Papers
The Snow Papers, by Richard Smart, is a book whose central theme is the author's period of addiction to cocaine.A portion of the book covers Smart's role as an insider in Robert F Kennedy's 1968 Democ...
The Third Millennium: A History of the World AD 2000-3000
The Third Millennium: A History of the World AD 2000-3000 is a 1985 book written by Brian Stableford and David Langford. It is a fictional historical account, from the perspective of the year 3000, g...
Book of Alternative Services
The Book of Alternative Services (BAS) is the contemporary, inclusive-language liturgical book used alongside the Book of Common Prayer (1962) (BCP) in most parishes of the Anglican Church of Canada. ...
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The Adding Machine: Collected Essays
The Adding Machine is a collection of essays written by Beat Generation writer William S. Burroughs. This collection was first published in the United Kingdom in 1985, followed by an American edition ...
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Elvis and Gladys
Elvis and Gladys (ISBN 1-57806-634-4) is a biography of rock and roll singer Elvis Presley by author and film industry insider, Elaine Dundy. The book recounts Presley's early life, the role his mothe...
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The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians Under Islam
The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians Under Islam is a book by Bat Ye'or.The book was first published in French in 1980, and was titled Le Dhimmi : Profil de l'opprimé en Orient et en Afrique du Nord d...
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Bringing Out the Best in People
Bringing Out the Best in People (How to Enjoy Helping Others Excel) (ISBN 0-8066-4800-7) is a leadership book written by Alan Loy McGinnis and published in 1985. It describes 12 rules that a leader sh...
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal
The Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal is the official hymnal of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is widely used by English-speaking Adventist congregations. It consists of words and music to 695 hymns ...
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The Art of Captaincy
The Art of Captaincy (ISBN 0340270861) is a book written by the cricketer Mike Brearley, first published in 1985 by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. The book draws on his experiences while captaining Middles...
The Adventure of Archaeology
The Adventure of Archaeology (ISBN 978-0-87044-603-0) is a 1985 book written by Dr. Brian M. Fagan, published by the National Geographic press publishing company. The book tells about the development ...
Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mankind
Seeds of Change: Five plants that transformed mankind is a 1985 book by Henry Hobhouse, formerly a journalist for The Economist, News Chronicle, Daily Express, and the Wall Street Journal, consultant ...
A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language
A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language (ISBN 9780582517349) is a descriptive grammar of English written by Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, and Jan Svartvik. It was first pub...
Elvis and Me
Elvis and Me is a 1985 biography written by Priscilla Presley (with ghostwriter Sandra Harmon). In the book, Priscilla talks about meeting Elvis Presley, their marriage, and the factors that led up t...
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Fit for Life
Fit for Life (FFL) is a diet and lifestyle book series stemming from the principles of Natural Hygiene. It is promoted mainly by the American writers Harvey and Marilyn Diamond. The Fit for Life book ...
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The Emperor Wears No Clothes
The Emperor Wears No Clothes is a non-fiction book written by Jack Herer. Starting in 1973, the story begins when Jack Herer takes the advice of his friend "Captain" Ed Adair and begins compiling tid...
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Evolution: A Theory in Crisis
Evolution: A Theory in Crisis is a 1985 book by Michael Denton arguing that the scientific theory of evolution by natural selection is a "theory in crisis". Reviews by scientists say that the book dis...
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1985 in literature
The year 1985 in literature involved some significant literary events and new books.
The Dreamer (comics)
The Dreamer is a 1985 thinly disguised autobiographical graphic novel by Will Eisner about his early years as a cartoonist for comic books in the 1930s, with a particular focus on his years as part of...
Siddur
A siddur (Hebrew: סדור‎ [siˈduʁ] ; plural סדורים, [siduˈʁim]) is a Jewish prayer book, containing a set order of daily prayers. The word "siddur" comes from a Hebrew root meaning "order".
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales is a 1985 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks describing the case histories of some of his patients. The title of the book comes from the c...
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The Evidence of Things Not Seen
The Evidence of Things Not Seen is a 1985 nonfiction book by James Baldwin about the Wayne Williams Atlanta child murders of 1979-1981. The title is a reference to the definition of faith from the Bi...
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The Guide to Modern World Literature
The Guide to Modern World Literature is a reference book by Martin Seymour-Smith that aims to describe every important 20th-century author (as of 1985), in all languages, in an encyclopedic presentati...