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Book ID: algorithms for your life?

Book ID: I'm looking for a specific self-help book circa 2004, full of step-by-step algorithms for everyday life tasks, such as applying for a job, getting satisfaction when you buy a defective product, finding a good doctor, and so on. I need the author and the title. Thanks!
posted by rwhe on Nov 4, 2006 - 2 answers

Where does it say mentats in the Dune series "cultivate the naive mind"?

Which Dune novel or novels by Frank Herbert or his successors refers to mentats as cultivating "the naive mind"? The only place I can find it is in the Wikipedia article on mentats (endlessly cloned around the Web).
posted by rwhe on Oct 27, 2005 - 8 answers

Where can I get my aging paperbacks preserved and rebound?

Where can I get my aging paperbacks preserved and rebound? [more inside]
posted by rwhe on Sep 16, 2005 - 9 answers

Identify book like Lunatic Lovers of Language?

In the 1980s I came across a slim book about people with language-related mental disorders, such as a person who had a phobia of English and chose to speak French for the rest of his life. This book was NOT Lunatic Lovers of Language by Marina Yaguello. Can you identify it? [more inside]
posted by rwhe on Apr 22, 2005 - 5 answers

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