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The Book Thief

The Book Thief (2013)

by Markus Zusak

'It's just a small story, really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery ...' This work is narrated in the all-knowing... Read More

The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart about Money

The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart about Money

by Ron Lieber

In the spirit of Wendy Mogel's The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman's Nurture Shock, New York Times "Your Money" columnist Ron Lieber delivers a taboo-shattering... Read More

Scary Close: Dropping the ACT and Finding True Intimacy

Scary Close: Dropping the ACT and Finding True Intimacy

by Donald Miller

"After decades of failed relationships and painful drama, Donald Miller decided had had enough. Impressing people wasnt helping him connect with anyone. He'd built a life of public isolation, yet he... Read More

Chef [Original Soundtrack]

Chef [Original Soundtrack] (2014)

by Original Soundtrack

Supervised by KCRW DJ Mathieu "Mr. French" Schreyer, the soundtrack to Jon Favreau's 2014 comedy Chef is an eclectic assortment of rhythmic music that spans several cultures and decades. Among the... Read More

The Notebook

The Notebook (2004)

directed by Nick Cassavetes
featuring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden

Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area... Read More