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Featured April 24, 2014
on CBS This Morning

Struck by Genius

Struck by Genius
by Jason Padgett, Maureen Ann Seaberg

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How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel

The remarkable story of an ordinary man who was transformed when a traumatic injury left him with an extraordinary gift No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct geometric shapes, and intricate fractal patterns emerge from the movement of tree branches, revealing the intrinsic mathematical designs hidden in the objects around us. Yet Padgett wasn’t born this way. Twelve years Read More »







Featured April 24, 2014
on The View

Balancing It All Candace Cameron Bure

Balancing It All
by Candace Cameron Bure

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My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose

“How do you do it all?”

That’s the question that wife, mom, actress, and best-selling author Candace Cameron Bure is often asked. And it’s a question that women everywhere are asking themselves as we seek to balance all of our roles, responsibilities, and opportunities.

So, how do we do it? Working since the age of 5, Candace has been in a balancing act for nearly her Read More »



Featured April 24, 2014
on Tavis Smiley

Barbara Ehrenreich

Living With A Wild God B00ECE9OT8
by Barbara Ehrenreich

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In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence and set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of uncanny-or as she later learned to call them, \\\"mystical\\\"-experiences. A staunch atheist and rationalist, she is profoundly shaken by the implications of her life-long search. Part memoir, part philosophical and spiritual inquiry, LIVING WITH A Read More »



Featured April 24, 2014
on Last Call with Carson Daly

The Divide Matt Taibbi

The Divide
by Matt Taibbi

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American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles. Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s wealth. The rich get massively richer. No one goes to jail. In search of a solution, journalist Matt Taibbi discovered the Divide, the seam in American life where Read More »



Featured April 23, 2014
on Good Morning America

Everybody's Got Something Robin Roberts

Everybody's Got Something
by Robin Roberts

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"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something."

So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far, and the lessons she's learned along the way Read More »



Featured April 23, 2014
on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Everybody's Got Something Robin Roberts

Everybody's Got Something
by Robin Roberts

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"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something."

So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far, and the lessons she's learned along the way Read More »



Featured April 23, 2014
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

Mismatch Richard Sander

Mismatch
by Richard Sander, Stuart Ross Taylor

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How Affirmative Action Hurts The Students It's Intended To Help, And Why Universities Won't Admit It

Affirmative action in higher education started in the late 1960s as a noble effort to jump-start racial integration in American society and create the conditions for genuine equal opportunity. Forty years later, it has evolved into a swampland of posturing, concealment, pork-barrel set-asides, and—worst of all—a preferences system so blind to its own shortcomings that it ends up hurting the very minorities educators set out to help. Over the past Read More »



Featured April 23, 2014
on The View

A Fighting Chance Elizabeth Warren

A Fighting Chance
by Elizabeth Warren

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An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works—and really doesn’t

As a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher—an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach, but fifteen years later she was Read More »




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