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Ron Chernow the renowned author of Titan whom the New York Times has called as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we ve seen in decades vividly re-creates the whole sweep of Alexander Hamilton s turbulent life his exotic brutal upbringing his titanic feuds with celebrated rivals his pivotal role in defining the shape of the federal government and the American economy his shocking illicit romances his enlightened abolitionism and his famous death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July 1804 Drawing upon extensive unparalleled research including nearly fifty previously undiscovered essays highlighting Hamilton s fiery journalism as well as his revealing missives to colleagues and friends this biography of the extraordinarily gifted founding father who galvanized inspired and scandalized the newborn nation is the work by which all others will be measured
Alert This product may be shipped with or without the inclusion of the Oprah Book Club sticker Please note that regardless of the cover the books are identical Night is Elie Wiesel s masterpiece a candid horrific and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps This new translation by Marion Wiesel Elie s wife and frequent translator presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author s original intent And in a substantive new preface Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man s capacity for inhumanity to man Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors everyday perversions and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was what it meant and what its legacy is and will be
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
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review O The Oprah Magazine The Washington Post People Entertainment Weekly Vogue Los Angeles Times San Francisco Chronicle Chicago Tribune New York Newsday Library Journal Publishers WeeklyHailed by Toni Morrison as required reading a bold and personal literary exploration of America s racial history by the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States The New York Observer This is your country this is your world this is your body and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation s history and current crisis Americans have built an empire on the idea of race a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men bodies exploited through slavery and segregation and today threatened locked up and murdered out of all proportion What is... it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son Coates shares with his son and readers the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of revelatory experiences from Howard University to Civil War battlefields from the South Side of Chicago to Paris from his childhood home to the living rooms of mothers whose children s lives were taken as American plunder Beautifully woven from personal narrative reimagined history and fresh emotionally charged reportage Between the World and Me clearly illuminates the past bracingly confronts our present and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward Praise for Between the World and Me I ve been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates The language of Between the World and Me like Coates s journey is visceral eloquent and beautifully redemptive And its examination of the hazards and hopes of black male life is as profound as it is revelatory Toni Morrison Powerful and passionate profoundly moving a searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today Michiko Kakutani The New York Times Really powerful and emotional John Legend The Wall Street Journal Extraordinary David Remnick The New Yorker Brilliant a mature writer entirely consumed by a momentous subject and working at the extreme of his considerable powers The Washington Post An eloquent blend of history reportage and memoir The Boston Globe Coates speaks resolutely and vividly to all of black America Los Angeles Times A work that s both titanic and timely the latest essential reading in America s social canon Entertainment Weeklymore
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For readers of Atul Gawande Andrew Solomon and Anne Lamott this inspiring exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living At the age of thirty-six on the verge of completing a decade s worth of training as a neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer One day he was a doctor treating the dying and the next he was a patient struggling to live And just like that the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi s transformation from a na ve medical student possessed as he wrote by the question of what given that all organisms die makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain the most critical place for human identity and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality What makes life worth living in the face of death What do you do when the future no longer a ladder toward your goals in life flattens out into a perpetual present What does it mean to have a child to nurture a new life as another fades away These are some of the questions... Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving exquisitely observed memoir Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015 while working on this book yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality in a sense had changed nothing and everything he wrote Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head I can t go on I ll go on When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient from a brilliant writer who became both Praise for When Breath Becomes Air I guarantee that finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option Part of this book s tremendous impact comes from the obvious fact that its author was such a brilliant polymath And part comes from the way he conveys what happened to him passionately working and striving deferring gratification waiting to live learning to die so well None of it is maudlin Nothing is exaggerated As he wrote to a friend It s just tragic enough and just imaginable enough And just important enough to be unmissable Janet Maslin The New York Times An emotional investment well worth making a moving and thoughtful memoir of family medicine and literature It is despite its grim undertone accidentally inspiring The Washington Post Possesses the gravity and wisdom of an ancient Greek tragedy Kalanithi delivers his chronicle in austere beautiful prose The book brims with insightful reflections on mortality that are especially poignant coming from a trained physician familiar with what lies ahead The Boston Globe Devastating and spectacular Kalanithi is so likeable so relatable and so humble that you become immersed in his world and forget where it s all heading USA Today It s Kalanithi s unsentimental approach that makes When Breath Becomes Air so original and so devastating Its only fault is that the book like his life ends much too early Entertainment Weekly Split my head open with its beauty Cheryl Strayedmore
Accompanied by the feature documentary film Hillary s America opening in July 2016 Dinesh D Souza author of the 1 New York Times bestseller America Imagine a World Without Her has a warning We are on the brink of losing our country forever After eight years of Obama four years or possibly eight years of Hillary Clinton as president of the United States would so utterly transform America as to make it unrecognizable No more will America be a land of opportunity Instead it will be a land of rapacious crony capitalism run solely for the benefit of friends of the Obamas and the Clintons and the Democratic Party It will in fact be the fulfillment of a dream the Democratic Party has had from the beginning a dream of stealing America for the politically favored few In Hillary s America D Souza reveals the sordid truth about Hillary and the secret history of the Democratic Party including how Democrats transitioned from pro-slavery to pro-enslavement the long-standing Democratic political war against women how Hillary Clinton s political mentor was literally a cold-blooded gangster how the Clintons and other Democrats see foreign policy not in terms of national interest but in terms of personal profit how Democratically controlled... cities have turned into hotbeds of crime and corruption and much much more more
The must-have companion to Bill O Reilly s historical docudrama Legends and Lies The Patriots an exciting and eye-opening look at the Revolutionary War through the lives of its leadersThe American Revolution was neither inevitable nor a unanimous cause It pitted neighbors against each other as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures These were the times that tried men s souls no one was on stable ground and few could be trusted Through the fascinating tales of the first Americans Legends and Lies The Patriots reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the country into a warzone From the riots over a child s murder that led to the Boston Massacre to the suspicious return of Ben Franklin the First American from the Continental Army s first victory under George Washington s leadership to the little known southern Guerilla campaign of Swamp Fox Francis Marion and the celebration of America s first Christmas The Patriots recreates the amazing combination of resourcefulness perseverance strategy and luck that led to this country s creation Heavily illustrated with spectacular artwork that brings this important history to vivid life and told in the same fast-paced immersive narrative... as the first Legends and Lies The Patriots is an irresistible adventure-packed journey back into one of the most storied moments of our nation s rich history more
The Instant New York Times Bestseller America was built on nine distinct virtues which shaped the character of our nation and made it great Grit manliness individualism merit profit and providence dominion over our environment thrift and above all pride in our country these qualities define us and are the reason that hundreds of millions of people worldwide look to America for hope inspiration and opportunity But it s precisely these virtues that now are under attack by the radical Left of Barack Obama Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders and their followers America as we know it is eroding before our eyes and becoming what Fox News Channel personality and co-host of The Five Eric Bolling calls a politically correct nanny state The rewards for individual achievement and hard work our basic constitutional rights religious faith national identity and capitalism itself are being replaced by a dangerous socialistic ideology that is the polar opposite of what our Founding Fathers intended America to be It s time for us to wake up and heed the clear-cut warning signs that America is heading in the wrong direction--before we re too far gone Eric Bolling knows firsthand what makes America great Raised in a struggling blue-collar family in... Chicago his parents showed him that hard work and firm values can get you far in life Those values drove him as a young baseball player to being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates then success as a New York Mercantile Exchange trader and now his daily role on Fox News Channel A celebration of America that is informed by Bolling s personal story Wake Up America is a much-needed call to arms for America s citizens to preserve and protect our country s present and future more
1 New York Times Bestseller Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times The Washington Post The Boston Globe The Seattle Times Esquire Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize An American Library Association Notable BookA powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need the poor the wrongly condemned and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn t commit The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy political machination and legal brinksmanship and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic gifted young... lawyer s coming of age a moving window into the lives of those he has defended and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice Praise for Just Mercy Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird and in some ways more so a searing indictment of American criminal justice and a stirring testament to the salvation that fighting for the vulnerable sometimes yields David Cole The New York Review of Books Searing moving Bryan Stevenson may indeed be America s Mandela Nicholas Kristof The New York Times You don t have to read too long to start cheering for this man The message of this book is that evil can be overcome a difference can be made Just Mercy will make you upset and it will make you hopeful Ted Conover The New York Times Book Review Inspiring a work of style substance and clarity Stevenson is not only a great lawyer he s also a gifted writer and storyteller The Washington Post As deeply moving poignant and powerful a book as has been and maybe ever can be written about the death penalty The Financial Times Brilliant The Philadelphia Inquirer Not since Atticus Finch has a fearless and committed lawyer made such a difference in the American South Though larger than life Atticus exists only in fiction Bryan Stevenson however is very much alive and doing God s work fighting for the poor the oppressed the voiceless the vulnerable the outcast and those with no hope Just Mercy is his inspiring and powerful story John Grisham Bryan Stevenson is one of my personal heroes perhaps the most inspiring and influential crusader for justice alive today and Just Mercy is extraordinary The stories told within these pages hold the potential to transform what we think we mean when we talk about justice Michelle Alexander author of The New Jim CrowFrom the Hardcover edition more
YOU LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously and candidly explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman As both a tomboy and a late bloomer comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity In YOU LL GROW OUT OF IT Klein offers-through an incisive collection of real-life stories-a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond These include her transformation from Pippi Longstocking-esque tomboy to are-you-a-lesbian-or-what tom man attempting to find watchable porn and identifying the difference between being called ma am and miss Miss sounds like you weigh ninety-nine pounds Raw relatable and consistently hilarious YOU LL GROW OUT OF IT is a one-of-a-kind book by a singular and irresistible comic voice
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