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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man (Vintage)
Luke Harding

Vintage, 2014

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”   What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the near-universal mass surveillance programs of the United States government. His whistleblowing has shaken ...


Fatal Transaction - Big Brother Is Watching ... And You Are Next: A Cyber-crime Thriller (LPC Christian ...

Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas, 2014

Sara, an expert computer hacker, knows better than to trust anyone certainly not the powerful and crooked business mogul for whom she works. But there is no future for the life of a thief. Determined to find a way out, Sara devises a scheme to double-cross her employer and steal millions through one final fatal transaction. Desperate and on the run, she finds temporary sanctuary with the mysterious Derry Conway. As the FBI closes in and her ...


The Omicron Code, 2014

"The Omicron Code is a deadly thrill ride through the digital underground." With this insightful debut in the technothriller genre, Victor Arkium puts his finger firmly on the pulse of the digital generation. From greedy hackers to nebulous corporate entities that seamlessly integrate into the intelligence-industrial complex, the nuanced characters and spine-tingling plot of "The Omicron Code" are an all-too-plausible cautionary tale. ...


No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
Glenn Greenwald

Metropolitan Books, 2014

In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency’s widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent ...


Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Michel Foucault

Vintage Books, 1995

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.



Bethany House Publishers, 2014

When asked what he does for a living . . . Commander Mark Bishop is deliberately low-key: "I'm in the Navy." But commanding the ballistic missile submarine USS Nevada , keeping her crew trained and alert during ninety-day submerged patrols, and being prepared to launch weapons on valid presidential orders, carries a burden of command like few other jobs in the military. Mark Bishop is a man who accepts that responsibility, and handles it ...


Mayne Attraction: In The Spotlight, 2010

After a foiled abduction attempt, Ellery Mayne realizes that an entire security detail has been shadowing her every move, protecting her from danger she didn’t know she was in. Working to uncover the secrets behind her elusive watchers, she carefully conducts her own surveillance, testing the limits of professionals who think she is clueless about them. Though they are hard to spot, their loyalty and care for her is not. When she finds a way ...


Thieves Emporium

New Badlands Publishing, 2014

A novel of technology, economics, and death in the age of the surveillance state. What price freedom when government knows all our secrets? WELCOME TO THE NEW BADLANDS Fawn got to the shelter too late for dinner, so she just wanted a safe place to sleep. But a dark stranger offered her more. A ticket to a new world, filled with opportunity. And danger. Welcome, Fawn, to the New Badlands. A place beyond the reach of any ...


Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance
Julia Angwin

Times Books, 2014

An inside look at who’s watching you, what they know and why it matters. We are being watched. We see online ads from websites we’ve visited, long after we’ve moved on to other interests. Our smartphones and cars transmit our location, enabling us to know what’s in the neighborhood but also enabling others to track us. And the federal government, we recently learned, has been conducting a massive data-gathering surveillance operation ...


Invisible Surveillance

Soul Mate Publishing, 2013

Invisible Surveillance is back . . . Now the high tech spying technology is spiraling out of the CIA’s control. The only one who can stop it is Callie Hunter, along with her CIA fiancé, Jack Oakes. But Jack has a secret that a madman is using to destroy his credibility. This, combined with disappearing data, missing evidence files, and falsified records, halt all their efforts and test their faith to the breaking point. Can Jack ...


A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State

SelectBooks Inc., 2013

In A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, John W. Whitehead charts America's transition from a society governed by "we the people" to a police state governed by the strong arm of the law. In such an environment, the law becomes yet another tool to oppress the people. As a constitutional attorney of national prominence, and as president of The Rutherford Institute, an international civil liberties organization, Whitehead has ...


Health Informatics: Practical Guide For Healthcare And Information Technology Professionals (Fifth Edition) ..., 2012

Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references. Topics include: HI Overview; Healthcare Data, Information, and Knowledge; Electronic Health ...


Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
Sherry Sontag, Christopher Drew

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2000

For decades American submarines have roamed the depths in a dangerous battle for information and advantage in missions known only to a select few. Now, after six years of research, those missions are told in Blind Man's Bluff, a magnificent achievement in investigative reporting. It reads like a spy thriller -- except everything in it is true. This is an epic of adventure, ingenuity, courage, and disaster beneath the sea, a story filled with ...


How to Disappear: Erase Your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, and Vanish without a Trace
Frank M. Ahearn, Eileen C. Horan

Lyons Press, 2010

How to Disappear is the authoritative and comprehensive guide for people who seek to protect their privacy as well as for anyone who’s ever entertained the fantasy of disappearing—whether actually dropping out of sight or by eliminating the traceable evidence of their existence.


The Sibyl (Mindwire Trilogy), 2014

It is five years since the demise of the MindWire program. The information revolution has developed quickly with the propagation of the SensApps. The early forms of mass surveillance developed for MindWire have been replaced by a growing number of individuals who possess highly developed psychic abilities and who can connect subliminally to each other. Naturally adapted to dreaming, and able to bring others into their dreams, the sibyls quickly ...


Red Sparrow: A Novel
Jason Matthews

Scribner, 2013

“A great and dangerous spy-game is being played today between Russian intelligence and the CIA. Very few people know about it, but Jason Matthews does, and his thrilling Red Sparrow takes us deep inside this treacherous world. He’s an insider’s insider. And he is also a masterful storyteller. I loved this book and could not put it down. Neither will you.” —Vince Flynn In the grand spy-tale tradition of John le Carré…comes this ...


To Kill Or Be Killed (DIC Novels), 2011

Five assassins dropped off on the Atlantic coast of the Highlands, the head of secret service 'dirty tricks' department, a corrupt minister and the very secret Civil Service Department for Internal Concerns brought into conflict on British soil. In 2007 the Department for Internal Concerns, a government monitoring agency set up by Churchill in 1940, is continuing it's work to look out for traitors among members of the government and the ...


Obstetrics And Gynecology PreTest Self-Assessment And Review, Thirteenth Edition (PreTest Clinical Medicine)
Karen Schneider, Stephen Patrick

McGraw-Hill Medical, 2012

The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it Obstetrics and Gynedology: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of ob/gyn for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You'll find 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship's core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by ...


The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Betty Medsger

Knopf, 2014

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution, his own shadow Bureau of Investigation. It begins in 1971 in an America being split apart by ...


Old Habits (Insight Surveillance), 2013

Leila Matapang wrestled with the poverty line for ten years, and then the letter arrived. Now she finds herself trapped in an extortion plot to save her own career orchestrated by the arrogant, yet oddly philanthropic P.I. Aleksander Vold. To make it out alive she will have to learn to exploit others, evade capture, and come to terms with her childhood psychosis. The further she probes, the more she wonders if there is any fiction left in the ...



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