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Featured September 16, 2014
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

The Golden Hour Todd Moss

The Golden Hour
by Todd Moss

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The Golden Hour: In international politics, the hundred hours following a coup, when there is still a chance that diplomacy, a secret back channel, military action—something—might reverse the chain of events. As the top American diplomat for West Africa, Todd Moss saw a great deal about how diplomacy and politics actually work. But as he shows us, the results aren’t always pretty. When Judd Ryker is appointed director of the new State Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Edge of Eternity Ken Follett

Edge of Eternity
by Ken Follett

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Book Three of The Century Trilogy

Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy follows the fortunes of five intertwined families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they make their way through the twentieth century. It has been called “potent, engrossing” (Publishers Weekly) and “truly epic” (Huffington Post). USA Today said, “You actually feel like you’re there.” Edge of Eternity, the finale, covers one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the 1960s through Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Fall of Giants Ken Follett

Fall of Giants
by Ken Follett

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Ken Follett's World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep, beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Fall of Giants is his magnificent new historical epic. The first novel in The Century Trilogy, it follows the fates of five interrelated families-American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-as they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Winter Of The World Ken Follett

Winter Of The World
by Ken Follett

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Ken Follett follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller Fall of Giants with a brilliant, page-turning epic about the heroism and honor of World War II, and the dawn of the atomic age.

Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants, the first novel in his extraordinary new historical epic, The Century Trilogy, was an international sensation, acclaimed as “sweeping and fascinating, a book that Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Today

Not Fade Away Rebecca Alexander

Not Fade Away
by Rebecca Alexander

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A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found

Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within.

Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she was a child, and was told that she would likely be completely blind and deaf by age 30. Then, at 18, a fall from a window left her athletic body completely shattered.

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Featured September 15, 2014
on Good Morning America

Flea Market Fabulous Lara Spencer

Flea Market Fabulous
by Lara Spencer

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Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures

Focusing on nine different rooms (including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment), Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. She identifies the design dilemma; comes up with a decorating plan Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Morning Edition

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity Sheryl Wudunn

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
by Sheryl Wudunn, Nicholas D. Kristof

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An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institu­tions working to address oppression and Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

The Roosevelts Geoffrey C. Ward

The Roosevelts
by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns

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An Intimate History

A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation—the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series
With 796 photographs, some never before seen
The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, The War, and Baseball present an intimate history of three extraordinary individuals from the same extraordinary family—Theodore, Eleanor, and Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on All Things Considered

Cushing of Gettysburgy Kent Masterson Brown

Cushing of Gettysburgy
by Kent Masterson Brown

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The Story of a Union Artillery Commander

Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

Rock The Casbah Robin Wright

Rock The Casbah
by Robin Wright

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Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

A decade after the 9/11 attacks, this groundbreaking book takes readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that are redefining politics, culture, and security threats across the Islamic world. The awakening involves hundreds of millions of people. And the political transformations— and tectonic changes—are only beginning. Robin Wright, an acclaimed foreign correspondent and television commentator, has covered the region for four decades. She witnessed the full cycle, from extremism’s angry Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

The Children Act Ian McEwan

The Children Act
by Ian McEwan

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Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge who presides over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis.

At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: Adam, a beautiful Read More »

Featured September 15, 2014
on Access Hollywood

Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success Steve Harvey

Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success
by Steve Harvey

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Discovering Your Gift And The Way To Life's Riches

In his phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey told women what it takes to succeed in love. Now, he tells everyone how to succeed in life, giving you the keys to fulfill your purpose.

Countless books on success tell you what you need to get that you don’t already possess. In Act Like a Success, Think Like Read More »

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