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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now, this beloved author shares her wisdom and unique understanding of creativity, shattering ... Read More

Lab Girl

Lab Girl

by Hope Jahren

Lab Girl is a book about work and about love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the discoveries she has ... Read More

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

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

directed by Christopher Nolan
featuring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman

Christopher Nolan steps back into the director's chair for this sequel to Batman Begins, which finds the titular superhero coming face to face with his greatest nemesis -- the dreaded Joker. ... Read More

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing (1987)

directed by Emile Ardolino
featuring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston

A teenage girl learns about love, adult responsibility, and how to do The Dirty Boogie in this romantic drama. In 1963, "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey) is a 17-year-old spending the summer with her ... Read More

'In Memoriam: American War Fiction'

Memorial Day began as Decoration Day, a remembrance of fallen soldiers in the US Civil War. It celebrated the memory of the thousands of Union and Confederate warriors who’d fought and lost all, regardless of their reasons or the ultimate outcome. By the late 1800’s the day became generalized as[…] Read More

'Spark Your Wanderlust with these Travelogues!'

It?s the time of year when the days get a little longer, the weather a little nicer, and the urge to break out of your usual routine takes hold. Many people experience serious wanderlust. Whether you dream of visiting a foreign land, going on an adventure trek, or even exploring[…] Read More

'Earth Day, Every Day: It starts with you!'

Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration, not just for the human spirit but for nature as well. A time to begin anew? As you take a look around, ask yourself what you can do to make your environment and the planet a better and healthier place to live.[…] Read More