"From debut author Asha Lemmie, a sweeping, heartrending coming-of-age novel about a young woman's quest for acceptance-and the unexpected ally that will change everything-in post-World War II Japan. Kyoto, Japan, 1948. "If a woman knows nothing else, she should know how to be silent. . . . Do not q..
FINALIST FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER OF THE 2019 STORY PRIZEONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2018The universally acclaimed return of the New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies."Haunting and arresting." (New York Times Book Review)"Outstanding." (The Boston Globe)"Marvelous...
Hailed as a "modern masterpiece", Freedom is a novel about contemporary life, love and marriage. The story of the Berglunds, their son Joey, their daughter Jessica and their friend Richard Katz, this sprawling epic covers the beginning and ending of love, the awkwardness of teenage lust, the unexpec..
Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is a married man, a father of three children, and a loyal son and brother. He considers himself a storyteller by occupation, believes it's okay to have a beer on the way to the temple, feels better with a day's sweat on him, and is an aspirin..
An instant New York Times bestseller! “Grown exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation, providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls. Groundbreaking, heart-wrenching, and essential reading for all in the #MeToo era.” —Dho..
Today's feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage, and medical care are all femi..
Napoleon Hill was born in 1883 in Wise County, Virginia. He workedas a secretary, a mountain reporter for a local newspaper, the manager of a coalmine and a lumber yard, and attended law school, before he began working as ajournalist for Bob Taylor's Magazine--a job that led to his meeting stee..
You can go after the job you want--and get it!You can take the job you have--and improve it!You can take any situation--and make it work for you!Dale Carnegie's rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most ..
The international classic and bestseller, Maya Angelou's memoir paints a portrait of 'a brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman' (BARACK OBAMA).'I write about being a Black American woman, however, I am always talking about what it's like to be a human being. This is how we ar..
Bringing modern Muslims closer to the Qur'an. An explanation of Surah Kahf, The People of the Cave, by one of America's most respected Muslims.The Qur’an is full of parables. Each one, when its meaning is unpacked and understood, offers wisdom and guidance. Surah Kahf, chapter 18 from the Qur’an, is..
Surah Yusuf, a chapter of the Qur'an (Koran), was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad at a critical juncture of his life. This was the time when he had gone through ten to eleven years of ridicule and rejection in Makkah, a time when he lost his wife and partner, Khadija, a time when he lost his dear u..
"Let's say you set out to learn a new subject or skill, and you succeed. That's great. You've added to your knowledge and abilities. But it's limited to just that one thing you've learned. Now imagine that instead, the skill you learn is...how to learn. Once you know how to learn-smarter, faster, an..