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An E-book reader.
Because this is my first e-reader, I can't judge it against it's peers. It works well.
It is spectacular hardware-wise. Its software works, but it is sometimes obviously or even critically lacking. It lacking a file browser and respecting directories is bad enough that I can't really use it for its intended purpose, and almost regret buying it.
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This may take me quite some time to read through.
A classic work combining classic works.
I bought this because it's considered one of the great works of literature and has survived into common culture. Though I can see why this would have been popular at the time, especially thanks to the forward saying that the brief writing style was rare, I don't yet see why this would appeal to today's person. Perhaps it's just me, but so far I find the writing style rather insulting.
ISBN 0-517-43614-2 (lib. ed.)
A military treatise summing up the military experiences prior to and during the mid-Warring States period (475 BC - 221 BC).
Two editions of translations were released, and this publication includes everything:
The 15 chapters from 1975's Part II, which were excised for that 1985 edition.
If this is what I think it is, then I first read this as The Second Art of War and found it a much better read than its predecessor. I was never able to find a book with that title.
Note: I've read the author died in 310 BC, and I haven't seen a more accurate date for this book.
Sun Bin (孫臏 · 孙膑)
A military treatise from Ancient China's late Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B.C.).
Like The Prince - (1910 book), by Niccolò Machiavelli, people have interpreted this text for all manner of uses such as the business world.
This is a dual language (Chinese-English) hardcover edition which was translated in China itself, as opposed to being one of the various foreign-made translations.
Sunzi or Sun Zi, aka Sun Tzu ("Master Sun" - 孫子 · 孙子), full name Sun Wu (孫武).