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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washingtons 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the... Read More

What She Left Behind

What She Left Behind

by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster... Read More

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

by Carol S Dweck, PhD

After more than 20 years of study on how an individual's mindset motivates success, Dweck shows how these mindsets profoundly shape achievements and relationships, and how a mindset can be applied to... Read More

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

directed by Norman Jewison
featuring Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann

Norman Jewison's adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical is set in the Ukranian ghetto village of Anatevka (the film was actually lensed in Yugoslavia). Israeli actor Topol repeats his London... Read More

Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

directed by J.J. Abrams
featuring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg

The Star Trek franchise continues with this follow-up to 2009's J.J. Abrams-directed reboot. Abrams returns to direct from a script by Damon Lindelof and the writing team of Roberto Orci and Alex... Read More