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How to Babysit a Grandpa

How to Babysit a Grandpa

by Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)

A little boy provides instructions for properly babysitting one's grandfather, such as offering him tasty treats and entertaining him with special games.

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

by Timothy Ferriss

Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan--there is no need to wait, especially in unpredictable economic times. Ferriss offers more than 50 practical tips, real ... Read More

My Brilliant Friend, Book One: Childhood, Adolescence

My Brilliant Friend, Book One: Childhood, Adolescence

by Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)

A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, "My Brilliant Friend" is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante's inimitable style ... Read More

Sign 'O' the Times

Sign 'O' the Times (1987)

by Prince

Fearless, eclectic, and defiantly messy, Prince's Sign 'O' the Times falls into the tradition of tremendous, chaotic double albums like The Beatles, Exile on Main St., and London Calling -- albums ... Read More

The Very Best of Miki Howard

The Very Best of Miki Howard (2001)

by Miki Howard

Rhino's 2001 retrospective The Very Best of Miki Howard is a generous, near-definitive overview of Howard's biggest R&B hits from the '80s. She didn't have many crossover hits, but she did have ... Read More

'Summer Music Festivals!'

The summer music festival season is in full swing! There is nothing quite like dancing in the great outdoors with friends, listening to your favorite bands or discovering some new act or music genre? music festivals have become a staple of summer. It may be your favorite oldie band at[…] Read More

'Understanding through Literature'

Why do we as humans fear what we don’t know? Why do we try to tear down what our own experiences have not allowed us to understand? Why don’t we respond to fear and misunderstanding with a search for knowledge? Could it be that equipped with knowledge instead of arms[…] 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