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- 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
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
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
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
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAt the one-year anniversary of his death legendary musician Prince s first wife shares a uniquely intimate candid and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world s most beloved icons In The Most Beautiful a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert and the long-distance romance that followed to their fairy-tale wedding and their groundbreaking artistic partnership to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good Throughout it all they shared a bond more intimate than any other in Prince s life No one else can tell this story or can provide a deeper more nuanced portrait of Prince--both the famously private man and the pioneering beloved artist--than Mayte his partner during some of the most pivotal personal and professional years of his career The Most Beautiful is a book that will be returned to for decades as Prince s music lives on with generations to come
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
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
New York Times Bestseller The Bob s Burgers Burger Book gives hungry fans their best chance to eat one of Bob Belcher s beloved specialty Burgers of the Day in seventy-five original practical recipes With its warm edgy humor outstanding vocal cast and signature musical numbers Bob s Burgers has become one of the most acclaimed and popular animated series on television winning the 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program and inspiring a hit ongoing comic book and original sound track album Now fans can get the ultimate Bob s Burgers experience at home with seventy-five straight from the show but actually edible Burgers of the Day Recipes include the Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger the Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger and the Shoot-Out at the OK-ra Corral Burger comes with Fried Okra Serve the Sweaty Palms Burger comes with Hearts of Palm to your ultimate crush just like Tina Belcher or ponder modern American literature with the I Know Why the Cajun Burger Sings Burger Fully illustrated with all-new art in the series s signature style The Bob s Burgers Burger Book showcases the entire Belcher family as well as beloved characters including Teddy Jimmy Pesto Jr and Aunt Gayle All recipes come from the fan-created and heavily... followed blog The Bob s Burger Experiment more
New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation In a career spanning more than thirty years David Letterman redefined the modern talk show with an ironic comic style that transcended traditional television While he remains one of the most famous stars in America he is a remote even reclusive figure whose career is widely misunderstood In Letterman Jason Zinoman the first comedy critic in the history of the New York Times mixes groundbreaking reporting with unprecedented access and probing critical analysis to explain the unique entertainer s titanic legacy Moving from his early days in Indiana to his retirement Zinoman goes behind the scenes of Letterman s television career to illuminate the origins of his revolutionary comedy its overlooked influences and how his work intersects with and reveals his famously eccentric personality Zinoman argues that Letterman had three great artistic periods each distinct and part of his evolution As he examines key broadcasting moments Stupid Pet Tricks and other captivating segments that defined Late Night with David... Letterman he illuminates Letterman s relationship to his writers and in particular the show s co-creator Merrill Markoe with whom Letterman shared a long professional and personal connection To understand popular culture today it s necessary to understand David Letterman With this revealing biography Zinoman offers a perceptive analysis of the man and the artist whose ironic voice and caustic meta-humor was critical to an entire generation of comedians and viewers and whose singular style ushered in new tropes that have become clich s in comedy today more
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