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Writing about yourself is a funny business But in a project like this the writer has made one promise to show the reader his mind In these pages I ve tried to do this Bruce Springsteen from the pages of Born to Run In 2009 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl s halftime show The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it That s how this extraordinary autobiography began Over the past seven years Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life bringing to these pages the same honesty humor and originality found in his songs He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold New Jersey amid the poetry danger and darkness that fueled his imagination leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park and the rise of the E Street Band With disarming candor he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work and shows us why the song Born to Run reveals more than we previously realized Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever... enjoyed Bruce Springsteen but this book is much more than a legendary rock star s memoir This is a book for workers and dreamers parents and children lovers and loners artists freaks or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep Like many of his songs Thunder Road Badlands Darkness on the Edge of Town The River Born in the U S A The Rising and The Ghost of Tom Joad to name just a few Bruce Springsteen s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences more
Simple ideas lasting loveFalling in love is easy Staying in love that s the challenge How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life In the 1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages you ll discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing Dr Gary Chapman s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner starting today The 5 Love Languages is as practical as it is insightful Updated to reflect the complexities of relationships today this new edition reveals intrinsic truths and applies relevant actionable wisdom in ways that work Includes the Couple s Personal Profile assessment so you can discover your love language and that of your loved one
This 1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying organizing and storing Despite constant efforts to declutter your home do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once you ll never have to do it again Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever The KonMari Method with its revolutionary category-by-category system leads to lasting results In fact none of Kondo s clients have lapsed and she still has a three-month waiting list With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy and which don t this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm motivated mindset it can inspire
Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards including Best MusicalLin-Manuel Miranda s groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British defended the Constitution and helped to found the United States Fusing hip-hop pop R B and the best traditions of theater this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway reveals the storytelling power of rap and claims our country s origins for a diverse new generation HAMILTON THE REVOLUTION gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions from the only two writers able to provide it Miranda along with Jeremy McCarter a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages-- since before this was even a show according to Miranda--traces its development from an improbable perfor mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later In addition Miranda has written more than 200 funny revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto the full text of which is published here Their account features photos by the renowned Frank Ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer Joan Marcus exclusive looks at notebooks and... emails interviews with Questlove Stephen Sond heim leading political commentators and more than 50 people involved with the production and multiple appearances by Presi dent Obama himself The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders the men and women who don t throw away their shot more
A Top 100 Bestseller on Amazon com A Top 100 Gift Ideas Book on Amazon com A Top 100 Most Wished For Book on Amazon com The book that started it all A global bestseller this beautiful coloring book features 40 creative and intricate designs with classic and wonderfully original insults exclamations and swear words to help you relax and let go of the stressful situations in your life Each single-sided page includes such agression-relieving words as Shitballs Twat Waffle and Asshat laid over therapeutic mandala and nature inspired patterns The 1 Gag Gift for Friends with a Sense of Humor Introducing the world s first swear word coloring book printed on black paper You ve never experienced anything like this before This bestselling adult coloring book features 40 classic swear words Using this beautiful midnight edition will make your designs vibrant with color Never again worry about coloring inside the lines let the black paper take care of it Unwind and relax with this beautiful coloring book let your steam loose What s Inside 40 Classic Swear Words to Color see list below Beautiful Abstract Designs with Intricate Details Each Swear Word Is Printed on Black Paper Includes Free PDF Bonus Inside Sometimes you just need to SWEAR at... someone List of Words Bullshit Fuck Piss Off Asshole Bitch Slut Whore Cunt Bastard Douche Shit Damn Shitballs Sugartits Twat Waffle Baggy Vag Piss Flaps Bollocks Crap Fuckwit Fucktard Dipshit Shit-a-brick Wanker Beaver Dam Cum Guzzler Cuntcake Asshat Gutter Slut Skank Prick Slutbag Moron Fuck Off Idiot Twunt Dickhead Cockbag Fucknugget Cunt Muffin Join the foulmouthed masses and unwind with Release Your Anger Color designs featuring both classic swear words like Bullshit and more creative ones like Cum Guzzler Each page is designed with beautiful patterns swirls paisleys mandalas flowers and leaves color away while letting the steam out Simply sit back relax and choose the swear word that connects with you Then color in the swear word with your choice of color pencil pen marker and or crayon Enjoy mindfulness and relaxation with this brilliant anti-stress therapy also the perfect gag-gift This beautiful coloring book features 40 Classic and Angry Swear Words to Color Beautiful Designs with Intricate Details Designs Printed on Black Paper 40 Single-Sided Pages at 8 5 x 11 Includes Digital PDF Bonus Inside the Book Order now and get started Your inner peace is waiting and it has some choice words for you Preview the book at swearybook com midnight For business enquiries contact james swearybook com TAGS black coloring book midnight coloring book black adult coloring book midnight adult coloring book sweary coloring book swear word coloring book swear words adult coloring book bullshit book bullshit coloring book james alexander memos to shitty people calm the fuck down chill the fuck out sasha o hara johanna basford leafy animals coloring book james alexandermore
Why use this coloring book For more than 35 years The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the 1 best-selling human anatomy coloring book A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures this concisely written text features precise extraordinary hand-drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study Organized according to body systems each of the 162 two-page spreads featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body When you color to learn with The Anatomy Coloring Book you make visual associations with key terminology and assimilate information while engaging in kinesthetic learning Studying anatomy is made easy and fun The Fourth Edition features user-friendly two-page spreads with enlarged art clearer more concise text descriptions and new boldface headings that make this classic coloring book accessible to a wider range of learners
The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts contains over four hundred pages of fully realized illustrations from the entire thirty-year history of The Legend of Zelda including artwork from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Every masterwork is printed on high-quality paper in an oversized format so you can immerse yourself in the fine details of each piece This book includes rare promotional pieces game box art instruction booklet illustrations official character illustrations sprite art interviews with the artists and much much more The Legend of Zelda Art and Artifacts collects many of your favorite masterpieces from the storied franchise as well as rare and never before seen content presented in one handsome hardcover Select artwork from the entirety of the franchise A nostalgic look at the past An exciting look at the future Interviews with some of the artists behind The Legend of Zelda series
Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series The Carol Burnett Show Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing talent and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests sketches and antics that made the show legendary as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again Carol lays it all out for us from the show s original conception to its evolution into one of the most beloved primetime programs of its generation Written with all the charm and humor fans expect from a masterful entertainer like Carol Burnett In Such Good Company skillfully highlights the elements that made the show so successful in a competitive period when TV variety shows ruled the air waves Putting the spotlight on everyone from her talented costars to her amazing guest stars the most celebrated and popular entertainers of their day Carol crafts a lively portrait of the talent and creativity that went into every episode Here are all the topics readers want to know more about including how the show almost didn t air due to the misgivings of certain CBS... vice presidents how she discovered and hired Harvey Korman Vicki Lawrence Lyle Waggoner and Tim Conway anecdotes about guest stars and her close freindships with many of them including Lucille Ball Roddy Mcdowell Jim Nabors Bernadette Peters Betty Grable Steve Lawrence Eydie Gorme Gloria Swanson Rita Hayworth and Betty White the people behind the scenes from Bob Mackie her costume designer and partner in crime to the wickedly funny cameraman who became a fixture during the show s opening Q A and Carol s takes on her favorite sketches and the unpredictable moments that took both the cast and viewers by surprise This book is Carol s love letter to a golden era in television history through the lens of her brilliant show which won no less than 25 Emmy Awards Get the best seat in the house as she reminisces about the outrageous tales that made working on the show as much fun as watching it more
Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience After a brief introduction to the various tools and materials artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering and typography through engaging easy-to-follow step-by-step projects prompts and exercises From the basic shape and form of letters to cursive script spacing and alignment artists will discover how to transform simple words phrases and quotes into beautiful works of hand-lettered art The interactive format and step-by-step process offers inspirational instruction for a wide variety of fun projects and gift ideas including hand-rendered phrases on paper and digitally enhanced notecards Artists will also discover how to apply lettering to linen coffee mugs calendars and more Numerous practice pages and interactive prompts throughout the book invite readers to put their newfound lettering skills to use as well as work out their artistic ideas Covering a variety of styles and types of lettered art including calligraphy illustration chalk lettering and more artists will find a plethora of... exercises and tips to help them develop their own unique lettering style With comprehensive instructions and fun inspirational exercises and projects Creative Lettering and Beyond is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to learn this beautiful and stylish art form more
Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years quite like this --The New Yorker A parenting zeitgeist --Washington Post A hilarious take on that age-old problem getting the beloved child to go to sleep --National Public Radio A new Bible for weary parents --New York Times Resonates powerfully with almost everyone --Boston Globe Go the F to Sleep challenges stereotypes opens up prototypes and acknowledges that shared sense of failure that comes to all parents who weary of ever getting their darling s to sleep and briefly resuming the illusion of a life of their own --Midwest Book ReviewGo the F to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don t always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland Profane affectionate and radically honest California Book Award-winning author Adam Mansbach s verses perfectly capture the familiar--and unspoken--tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night In the process they open up a conversation about parenting granting us permission to admit our frustrations and laugh at their absurdity With illustrations by Ricardo Cortes Go the F to Sleep... is beautiful subversive and pants-wettingly funny--a book for parents new old and expectant You probably should not read it to your children Seriously Just Go to Sleep a children s book inspired by Go the F to Sleep and appropriate for kids of all ages is forthcoming from Akashic Books in April 2012 and available NOW for pre-order more
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