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The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

by Tim O'Brien

A sequence of stories about the Vietnam War, this book also has the unity of a novel, with recurring characters and interwoven strands of plot and theme. It aims to summarize America's involvement in... Read More

Frozen: Ultimate Sticker Book

Frozen: Ultimate Sticker Book

by Pamela Afram

Packed with more than 60 exciting, reusable stickers featuring characters from Disney's Digital 3D film Frozen, opening in theaters on November 27, this sticker book allows fans to recreate their... Read More

The Book with No Pictures

The Book with No Pictures

by B. J. Novak

You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except ...here's how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say ... Read More

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music (2014)

by Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson won many fans with his 2013 debut album, High Top Mountain. It is unapologetic in its evocation of '70s outlaw country. For his sophomore date, he and his band entered a Nashville... Read More

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

directed by Peter Jackson
featuring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Dean O'Gorman, Aidan Turner, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, Jed Brophy, Mark Hadlow, Adam Brown, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Andy Serkis, Sylvester McCoy, Barry Humphries, Jeffrey Thomas, Mike Mizrahi

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) joins Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a band of dwarves led by the brave Thorin (Richard Armitage) on a treacherous quest to reclaim their mountain home from the fierce... Read More