Although Amanda loves it, she recognizes that life is much more complicated than ice cream and bubble gum. She and Seth are a pair and have been forever. Along comes newcomer, Cory, who doesn´t act or look like them. Will he shake up their world? Cory wants only to finally be accepted by his peers. Seth longs for the courage to grab the one thing that he desperately wants. And what does Amanda wish for besides ice cream and bubble gum? She craves what they all want—a special someone to love.
From one of the world´s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country. For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honors for her books and essays. In The Monarchy of Fear she turns her attention to the current political crisis that has polarized American since the 2016 election. Although today´s atmosphere is marked by partisanship, divisive rhetoric, and the inability of two halves of the country to communicate with one another, Nussbaum focuses on what so many pollsters and pundits have overlooked. She sees a simple truth at the heart of the problem: the political is always emotional. Globalization has produced feelings of powerlessness in millions of people in the West. That sense of powerlessness bubbles into resentment and blame. Blame of immigrants. Blame of Muslims. Blame of other races. Blame of cultural elites. While this politics of blame is exemplified by the election of Donald Trump and the vote for Brexit, Nussbaum argues it can be found on all sides of the political spectrum, left or right. Drawing on a mix of historical and contemporary examples, from classical Athens to the musical Hamilton, The Monarchy of Fear untangles this web of feelings and provides a roadmap of where to go next.
From one of the world´s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend a divided country. For decades Martha C. Nussbaum has been an acclaimed scholar and humanist, earning dozens of honours for her books and essays. In The Monarchy of Fear she turns her attention to the current political crisis that has polarized America since the 2016 election. Although today´s atmosphere is marked by partisanship, divisive rhetoric, and the inability of two halves of the country to communicate with one another, Nussbaum focuses on what so many pollsters and pundits have overlooked. She sees a simple truth at the heart of the problem: the political is always emotional. Globalization has produced feelings of powerlessness in millions of people in the West. That sense of powerlessness bubbles into resentment and blame. Blame of immigrants. Blame of Muslims. Blame of other races. Blame of cultural elites. While this politics of blame is exemplified by the election of Donald Trump and the vote for Brexit, Nussbaum argues it can be found on all sides of the political spectrum, left or right. Drawing on a mix of historical and contemporary examples, from classical Athens to the musical Hamilton, The Monarchy of Fear untangles this web of feelings and provides a roadmap of where to go next.
´ To say I love this book is an understatement... It moved me to tears ´ Reese Witherspoon ´Beautifully written, completely charming, and extremely wise on the subject of adolescence and influence´ Nick Hornby Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren - an enigmatic artist and single mother- who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past, and a disregard for the rules that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community. When old family friends attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town - and puts Mia and Elena on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Elena is determined to uncover the secrets in Mia´s past. But her obsession will come at an unexpected and devastating cost... What readers are saying: ´Highly recommended, beautifully written and thought-provoking´ ´An engrossing read´ ´Absolutely brilliant´ ´Great characters, interesting plot that leaves you desperate to read more and written beautifully. I loved it and highly recommend it!´
The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides Jeffrey Eugenides´s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery, family love, and what it means to be American in our times. The stories in Fresh Complaint explore equally rich-and intriguing-territory. Ranging from the bitingly reproductive antics of ´´Baster´´ to the dreamy, moving account of a young traveler´s search for enlightenment in ´´Air Mail´´ (selected by Annie Proulx for Best American Short Stories ), this collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national emergencies. We meet a failed poet who, envious of other people´s wealth during the real-estate bubble, becomes an embezzler; a clavichordist whose dreams of art founder under the obligations of marriage and fatherhood; and, in ´´Fresh Complaint,´´ a high school student whose wish to escape the strictures of her immigrant family lead her to a drastic decision that upends the life of a middle-aged British physicist. Narratively compelling, beautifully written, and packed with a density of ideas despite their fluid grace, these stories chart the development and maturation of a major American writer.
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Beach House series comes a heartwarming and evocative novel about the bonds and new beginnings that are born from natural disasters and how, even during the worst of circumstances—or perhaps because of them—we discover what is most important in life. Late August is a beautiful time on the Southern coast—the peach trees are ripe, the ocean is warm, and the sweet tea is icy. A perfect time to enjoy the rocking chairs on the porch. But beneath the calm surface bubbles a threat: it´s also peak hurricane season. When a hurricane threatens the coasts of Florida and South Carolina, an eclectic group of evacuees flees for the farm of their friends Grace and Charles Phillips in North Carolina: the Phillips´s daughter Moira and her rescue dogs, famed equestrian Javier Angel de la Cruz, makeup artist Hannah McLain, horse breeder Gerda Klug and her daughter Elise, and island resident Cara Rutledge. They bring with them only the few treasured possessions they can fit in their vehicles. Strangers to all but the Phillips, they must ride out the storm together. During the course of one of the most challenging weeks of their lives, relationships are put to the test as the evacuees are forced to confront the unresolved issues they have with themselves and with each other. But as the storm passes, they realize that what really matters isn´t what they brought with them to the mountains. Rather, it´s what they´ll take with them once they leave. With Mary Alice Monroe´s ´´usual resplendent storytelling´´ (Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author), The Summer Guests is a poignant and compelling story of self-discovery, love, and redemption.
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WINNER - SILVER MEDAL, AXIOM BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS 2018 ´Something of a modern classic in its own right.´ E&T magazine Economics drives the modern world and shapes our lives, but few of us feel we have time to engage with the breadth of ideas in the subject. 50 Economics Classics is the smart person´s guide to two centuries of discussion of finance, capitalism and the global economy. From Adam Smith´s Wealth of Nations to Thomas Piketty´s bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century , here are the great reads, seminal ideas and famous texts, clarified and illuminated for all. EXPLORE the ideas of some of the greatest thinkers in economics: Milton Friedman on economic freedom - J. K. Galbraith on 1929 - Friedrich Hayek on knowledge - Jane Jacobs on cities - J. M. Keynes on depressions - Thomas Malthus on population - Karl Marx on capital - David Ricardo on free trade - Joseph Schumpeter´s ´creative destruction´ - Adam Smith´s ´invisible hand´ - Max Weber´s ´spirit of capitalism´ GAIN the insights and research of contemporary economists and commentators: William Baumol on entrepreneurs - Gary Becker on human capital - Diane Coyle on GDP - Naomi Klein on neoliberalism - Paul Krugman on inequality - Deirdre McCloskey on ideas - Dambisa Moyo on aid - Thomas Piketty on wealth concentration - Amartya Sen on food security - Joseph Stiglitz on the euro - Richard Thaler on behavioral economics - Michael Lewis on the 2007-08 crisis - Dani Rodrik on globalization - Robert Shiller on asset bubbles DISCOVER the truth behind the headlines in these landmark bestsellers and works of economic history: Lords of Finance - The Second Machine Age - The Little Book of Common Sense Investing - 23 Things They Don´t Tell You About Capitalism - The Ascent of Money - The Intelligent Investor - The Rise and Fall of American Growth - Freakonomics - The Competitive Advantage of Nations - The Mystery of Capital - Small is Beautiful - The Theory of the Leisure Class
An Introduction to Technical Analysis from One of the Top Names inthe Business ´´Essential Technical Analysis is a highly valued resource fortechnical traders. The importance of comprehensive andwell-researched market behaviors, indicators, and systems were wellexpressed graphically with many examples. No technical analystshould be without this book. Stevens´s book could become anotherclassic.´´ -Suri Duddella, President of siXer.cOm, inc. (Forbes magazine´s´´Best of the Web´´ in Technical Analysis Category) ´´Essential Technical Analysis will give the new student oftechnical analysis a good overview of both classical chart patternsand a myriad of technical indicators, but so will many other texts.What sets this volume apart is that it presents the subject in thecontext of real-world trading situations, not idealized well-chosenexamples. Books on technical analysis, especially those aimed atnovices, are typically filled with charts in which the selectedpatterns are both unambiguous and work perfectly. As Leigh Stevensrecognizes and confronts, however, the real world is a far moresloppy place: charts may often contain conflicting indicators, andpatterns don´t always work as described. Reading EssentialTechnical Analysis is like sitting beside a veteran technicalanalyst and having him describe his methods and marketexperiences.´´ -Jack Schwager, author of Market Wizards, Stock Market Wizards, andSchwager on Futures ´´Leigh Stevens´s depth of experience, acquired over many years, hasgenerated a deep understanding of, and commitment to, thediscipline of technical analysis. He is also one of those rareindividuals who have both the ability to convey the essence of hisideas in a wonderfully simple and straightforward way and throughthe use of personal anecdotes and experiences. There are not manypeople around who can both walk the walk and talk the talk.´´ -Tony Plummer, author of Forecasting Financial Markets, Director ofRhombus Research Ltd., and former Director of Hambros Bank Ltd. andHambros Investment Management PLC ´´Leigh Stevens brings his considerable years of experience to thisproject. He has crafted a real-world book on technical analysisthat gives you the benefit of his trials and errors as well as 120years of observations and market wisdom from Charles Dow to thelatest indicators and approaches. Investors who suffered from thebursting of the technology bubble in 1999 and 2000 should readEssential Technical Analysis from cover to cover and learn to applythe lessons to the next market cycle.´´ -Bruce M. Kamich, CMT, past President of the Market TechniciansAssociation and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Rutgers Universityand Baruch College