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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

The BFG

The BFG (1984)

by Roald Dahl

Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants guzzle up whoppsy-whiffling human beans. And there's only one giant who can stop them - the BFG. He's the kindest giant there is and, with ... Read More

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

"For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him -- most urgently, why he, ... Read More

Lake Placid

Lake Placid (1999)

directed by Steve Miner
featuring Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Brendan Gleeson, Oliver Platt, Betty White

So what's under the water in that lake deep in the Maine woods? No one is sure what it could be, but a dead and severely mutilated body was found near the shore, and the only clue is a large tooth ... Read More

Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies (2015)

directed by Steven Spielberg
featuring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Sebastian Koch

In this historical drama set during the Cold War, a Brooklyn attorney (Tom Hanks) is tasked with negotiating a prisoner exchange between an American pilot who was shot down over the USSR and a Soviet ... 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