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The Blues Brothers - an epic friendship, the rise of improv, and the making of an American film classic

"The story of the epic friendship between John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, the golden era of improv, and the making of a comedic film classic that helped shape our popular culture. "They're not going to catch us," Dan Aykroyd, as Elwood Blues, tells his brother Jake, played by John Belushi. "We're on a mission from God." So opens the musical action comedy The Blues Brothers, which hit theaters on June 20, 1980. Their scripted mission was to save a local Chicago orphanage. But Aykroyd, who conceived

The asteroid hunter - a scientist's journey to the dawn of our solar system

"On September 11, 1999, humanity made a monumental discovery in the vastness of space. Scientists uncovered an asteroid of immense scientific importance--a colossal celestial entity. As massive as an aircraft carrier and towering as high as the iconic Empire State Building, this cosmic titan was later named Bennu. Remarkable for much more than its size, Bennu belonged to a rare breed of asteroids capable of revealing the essence of life itself. But just as Bennu became a beacon of promise, resea

ADHD After Dark- Better Sex Life, Better Relationship

This pioneering book explores the impact of ADHD on a couple's sex life and relationship. It explains how a better sex life will benefit your relationship (and vice versa) and why that's especially important for couples with one partner with ADHD.

The 3 Best Options Strategies For Beginners- The Ultimate Guide To Making Extra Income On The Side By Trading Covered Calls, Credit Spreads & Iron Condors

Stop settling for non-existent savings account rates and bank CDs which pay less than 1%... and start making your investments work for you again... If you're worried about the current market uncertainty, these 3 options strategies are your antidote to chaos.

Waiting for the monsoon

In 2019, a Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent who reported in over 150 countries, many in violent upheaval, was diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor, which gave him the strength to face more personal conflicts, in this unforgettable final dispatch that reveals how facing the unknown can change our relationship to the world around us.

Watch your language - visual and literary reflections on a century of American poetry

"This collection of graphic reviews, illustrated prose, and visualized poetics addressing the last century of American poetry establishes the roots of Terrance Hayes's poetic influences and reconstructs modes of poetic engagement, demonstrating what makesa poem both move and be moving and illustrating how drawing itself can be a kind of critical, poetic discourse"--

The snowball - Warren Buffett and the business of life

A portrait of the life and career of investment guru Warren Buffett sheds new light on the man, as well as on the work, ideas, business principles, strategies, and no-nonsense insights that have guided his phenomenally successful business endeavors.

Scrap quilt sensation

Provides advice on how to make scrap quilts and includes 12 step-by-step projects, with advice on selecting the right fabrics from your stash, and how to combine them for best effect. "An Inspiration Gallery" encourages you to take the ideas presented further, with additional small-scale quilts to inspire and motivate.

Reading Genesis

"Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Humanities Medal, presents a thrilling, radiant interpretation of the first book of the Bible"--

Unstoppable! - my journey from world champion to athlete A to 8 NCAA National gymnastics champion and beyond

"Maggie Nichols' official memoir is an inspirational tell-all about the abuse she suffered under the USA national gymnastic team and how she managed to redefine herself in the face of adversity. In 2015, Maggie risked everything when she revealed to her coach how USAG doctor Larry Nassar had been sexually abusing the athletes under his care. What ensued was an investigation that would capture the nation, involving multiple faculty members of the gymnastics team, and multiple gymnasts. An inspira

The return of great powers - Russia, China, and the next world war

"The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 dawned what Francis Fukuyama called "The End of History." Three decades later, Jim Sciutto said on CNN's air as the Ukraine war began, that we are living in a "1939 moment." History never ended-it barely paused-and theglobal order as we have known it is now gone. Great powers are reinvigorated and determined to assert dominance on the world stage. And as it escalates, this new order will affect everyone across the globe. Peace has been shattered by Russia's i

Private equity - a memoir

"When we meet Carrie Sun, she can't shake the feeling that she's wasting her life. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Carrie excelled in school, graduated early from MIT, and climbed up the corporate ladder, all in pursuit of the American dream. But at twenty-nine, she's left her analyst job, dropped out of an MBA program, and is trapped in an unhappy engagement. So when she gets the rare opportunity to work at one of the most prestigious hedge funds in the world, she knows she can't say no. Fo

Our biggest fight - reclaiming liberty, humanity, and dignity in the Internet age

"The internet as we know it is broken. Here's how we can seize back control of our lives from the corporate algorithms that have poisoned our digital information system and create a third-generation Internet that uplifts humanity-before it's too late"--

The Montessori child - a  parent's guide to raising capable children with creative minds and compassionate hearts

"From the bestselling authors of The Montessori Toddler and The Montessori Baby, The Montessori Child guides parents in using the principals of Montessori to raise their school-aged children in ways that assist their development and foster a respectful relationship between parent and child and world. When children are given independence, the tools to succeed, and the encouragement to build on their abilities, it's amazing what they can achieve. The newest book in the bestselling Montessori serie

Lessons for survival - mothering against "the apocalypse"

"A powerfully moving meditation on race, climate, environmental justice--and what it takes to find shelter"--