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This deluxe limited edition comes packaged in a beautiful clamshell box with magnetic closure and includes an acetate slipcover featuring the game s most popular hero Tracer as well as two portfolios containing a total of three prints chosen by the Overwatch team Overwatch has taken the world by storm boasting millions of players and gaining critical acclaim Now in this beautiful hardcover Blizzard Entertainment reveals the creative process behind one of the most popular FPS games of all time Filled with never-before-seen art as well as commentary provided by the game s development team this book is sure to please any Overwatch fan Deluxe limited edition comes packaged in a beautiful clamshell box with magnetic closure and includes an acetate slipcover featuring the game s most popular hero Tracer Two portfolios containing a total of three prints chosen by the Overwatch team Introduction and commentary provided by the game s development team Essential companion to the international best-selling game Overwatch Overwatch is a global phenomenon with 30 million players Produced in close partnership with Blizzard Overwatch creation revealed Behind-the-scenes look at your favorite characters Beautiful hard cover book filled with... never-before-seen Overwatch artwork more
- Over 11 million copies sold- 1 New York Times Bestseller for 8 years running- Now celebrating its 25th anniversary 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
Instant New York Times Bestseller Charlamagne Tha God the self-proclaimed Prince of Pissing People Off co-host of Power 105 1 s The Breakfast Club and hip-hop s Howard Stern shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness In his new book Charlamagne Tha God presents his comic often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success Beginning with his journey from the small town of Moncks Corner South Carolina to his headline grabbing interviews with celebrities like Justin Bieber Jay-Z Nicki Minaj Kanye West and Hillary Clinton he shares how he turned his troubled early life around by owning his many mistakes and refusing to give up on his dreams even after his controversial opinions got him fired from several on-air jobs Combining his own story with bold advice and his signature commitment to honesty at all costs Charlamagne hopes this book will give others the confidence to live their own truths
Your favorite Overwatch heroes backstories are revealed in this anthology from Dark Horse Books and Blizzard Entertainment From Soldier 76 to Ana Tracer to Symmetra discover the history behind Overwatch s heroes How did Bastion become part of the team Why did Ana Amari disappear Where did Tracer get her catchphrase Learn all this and more in this hardcover anthology of the first twelve issues of Blizzard s Overwatch comics written and illustrated by an all-star creative team including Matt Burns Robert Brooks Micky Neilson Nesskain Bengal and more Whether you re an Overwatch novice or a Grandmaster this is an essential companion Reveals backstories and new details about Overwatch s heroes Essential companion to the international best-selling game Overwatch Overwatch has won 100 Game of the Year awards Overwatch is a global phenomenon with 30 million players Includes short stories by World of Warcraft Chronicle writers Robert Brooks and Matt Burns
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
p p1 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px font 15 0px Tahoma color 212121 -webkit-text-stroke 212121 span s1 font-kerning none From Senator Al Franken - 1 bestselling author and beloved SNL alum - comes the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga which is pretty funny in retrospect It s a book about what happens when the nation s foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and defying the low expectations of the pundit class actually turns out to be good at it It s a book about our deeply polarized frequently depressing occasionally inspiring political culture written from inside the belly of the beast In this candid personal memoir the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail inside the halls of Congress and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and or hilarious moments of his new career in politics Has Al Franken become a true Giant of the Senate Franken... asks readers to decide for themselves p p1 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px font 12 0px Cambria p p2 margin 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px 0 0px font 12 0px Cambria min-height 14 0px more
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The compelling inspiring and comically sublime story of one man s coming-of-age set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followedNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Michiko Kakutani New York Times Newsday Esquire NPR Booklist Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act his birth Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison Living proof of his parents indiscretion Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life bound by the extreme and often absurd measures his mother took to hide him from a government that could at any moment steal him away Finally liberated by the end of South Africa s tyrannical white rule Trevor and his mother set forth on a grand adventure living openly and freely and embracing the opportunities won by a centuries-long struggle Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist It is also the story of that young man s relationship with his fearless... rebellious and fervently religious mother his teammate a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty violence and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life The stories collected here are by turns hilarious dramatic and deeply affecting Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping or just trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time armed only with a keen sense of humor and a mother s unconventional unconditional love Praise for Born a Crime A compelling new memoir By turns alarming sad and funny Trevor Noah s book provides a harrowing look through the prism of Mr Noah s family at life in South Africa under apartheid Born a Crime is not just an unnerving account of growing up in South Africa under apartheid but a love letter to the author s remarkable mother Michiko Kakutani The New York Times An unforgettable memoir Parade What makes Born a Crime such a soul-nourishing pleasure even with all its darker edges and perilous turns is reading Noah recount in brisk warmly conversational prose how he learned to negotiate his way through the bullying and ostracism What also helped was having a mother like Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah Consider Born a Crime another such gift to her and an enormous gift to the rest of us USA Today Noah thrives with the help of his astonishingly fearless mother Their fierce bond makes this story soar People Noah s electrifying memoir sparkles with funny stories and his candid and compassionate essays deepen our perception of the complexities of race gender and class Booklist starred review A gritty memoir studded with insight and provocative social criticism with flashes of brilliant storytelling and acute observations Kirkus Reviewsmore
Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me Our Band Could Be Your Life and Can t Stop Won t Stop an intriguing oral history of the post-9 11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands In the second half of the twentieth-century New York was the source of new sounds including the Greenwich Village folk scene punk and new wave and hip-hop But as the end of the millennium neared cutting-edge bands began emerging from Seattle Austin and London pushing New York further from the epicenter The behemoth music industry too found itself in free fall under siege from technology Then 9 11 2001 plunged the country into a state of uncertainty and war and a dozen New York City bands that had been honing their sound and style in relative obscurity suddenly became symbols of glamour for a young web-savvy forward-looking generation in need of an anthem Meet Me in the Bathroom charts the transformation of the New York music scene in the first decade of the 2000s the bands behind it including The Strokes The Yeah Yeah Yeahs LCD Soundsystem Interpol and Vampire Weekend and the cultural forces that shaped it from the Internet to a booming real estate market that forced... artists out of the Lower East Side to Williamsburg Drawing on 200 original interviews with James Murphy Julian Casablancas Karen O Ezra Koenig and many others musicians artists journalists bloggers photographers managers music executives groupies models movie stars and DJs who lived through this explosive time journalist Lizzy Goodman offers a fascinating portrait of a time and a place that gave birth to a new era in modern rock-and-roll more
1 New York Times bestseller Amazon Best Books of the Month A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America s military veterans With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Growing out of President Bush s own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W Bush Institute s Military Service Initiative Portraits of Courage brings together sixty-six full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by President Bush of members of the United States military who have served our nation with honor since 9 11 and whom he has come to know personally Our men and women in uniform have faced down enemies liberated millions and in doing so showed the true compassion of our nation Often they return home with injuries both visible and invisible that intensify the challenges of transitioning into civilian life In addition to these burdens research shows a civilian-military divide Seventy-one percent of Americans say they have little understanding of the issues facing veterans and veterans agree eighty-four percent say that the public has little awareness of the issues facing them and their families Each... painting in this meticulously produced hardcover volume is accompanied by the inspiring story of the veteran depicted written by the President Readers can see the faces of those who answered the nation s call and learn from their bravery on the battlefield their journeys to recovery and the continued leadership and contributions they are making as civilians It is President Bush s desire that these stories of courage and resilience will honor our men and women in uniform highlight their family and caregivers who bear the burden of their sacrifice and help Americans understand how we can support our veterans and empower them to succeed President Bush will donate his net author proceeds from PORTRAITS OF COURAGE to the George W Bush Presidential Center a non-profit organization whose Military Service Initiative works to ensure that post-9 11 veterans and their families make successful transitions to civilian life with a focus on gaining meaningful employment and overcoming the invisible wounds of war more
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