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A Higher Loyalty

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader. Mr. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to […]

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'Til It Happens to You (from The Hunting Ground)

“‘Til It Happens to You” is a piano ballad featured prominently in the documentary film The Hunting Ground, which addresses the sensitive and timely topic of sexual assault on college campuses. Performed by Lady Gaga and penned by songwriting legend Diane Warren, the tune hangs on an emotive arrangement appropriate to the song’s heavy subject matter. This Original Sheet Music Edition captures the depth of that recording in piano/vocal/guitar format, complete with single art and lyrics. GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“8-XTCgAAQBAJ”, […]

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Tecumseh & Brock

A political scientist, scholar and the best-selling author of Stalking the Elephant: My Discover of America describes the War of 1812 and discusses the strange alliance of a Shawnee chieftain and an English Major-General. GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“ErcIeR43bhYC”, 500,400);

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Ten Thousand Nights

Esteemed scholar and theater aficionado Marvin Carlson has seen an unsurpassed number of theatrical productions in his long and distinguished career. Ten Thousand Nights is a lively chronicle of a half-century of theatre-going, in which Carlson recalls one memorable production for each year from 1960 to 2010. These are not conventional reviews, but essays using each theater experience to provide an insight into the theater and theatre-going at a particular time. The range of performances covered is […]

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A Warning

#1 NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation’s capital. On September 5, 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell essay and took the rare step of granting its writer anonymity. Described only as “a senior official in the Trump administration,” the author provided eyewitness insight into White House chaos, administration […]

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Lisey's Story

Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The “haunting…tender, intimate book that makes an epic interior journey” (The New York Times), Lisey’s Story is a literary masterpiece—an extraordinarily moving and haunting portrait of a marriage and its aftermath. Lisey lost her husband Scott two years ago, after a twenty-five year marriage of profound and sometimes frightening intimacy. Scott was an award-winning, bestselling novelist and a very complicated man. Early in their relationship, before they married, […]

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Goldfinger

“You were supposed to observe Goldfinger, not borrow his girlfriend.” — From the film Goldfinger Provides information about the making of the movie and its aim at the American market. Looks at the influence of Bond in general, and Goldfinger in particular, on Hollywood action thriller blockbuster movies Examines the secret behind Bond’s continued movie success The ultimate film guides takes the reader behind the scenes of Goldfinger and gives a perspective of the bigger picture. Discover […]

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The Peripheral

The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future… Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she’s trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling […]

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Twelve Years a Slave (Norton Critical Editions)

This Norton Critical Edition of Solomon Northup’s harrowing autobiography is based on the 1853 first edition. It is accompanied by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Kevin Burke’s introduction and detailed explanatory footnotes. The Norton Critical Edition also includes: · The illustrations printed in the original book. · Contemporary sources (1853—62), among them newspaper accounts of Northup’s kidnapping and ordeal and commentary by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Thomas W. MacMahon. · A Genealogy of Secondary Sources […]

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Goodbye to Berlin

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