Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, terminator, businessman, author, and former professional bodybuilder and politician. He served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.

  • California

    ???A California classic . . . California, it should be remembered, was very much the wild west, having to wait until 1850 before it could force its way into statehood. so what tamed it? Mr. Starr???s answer is a combination of great men, great ideas and great projects.??????The Economist,From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, the Golden State???s premier historian distills the entire sweep of California???s history into one splendid volume. Kevin Starr covers it all: Spain???s conquest of the native peoples of California in the early sixteenth century and the chain of missions that helped that country exert control over the upper part of the territory; the discovery of gold in January 1848; the incredible wealth of the Big Four railroad tycoons; the devastating San Francisco earthquake of 1906; the emergence of Hollywood as the world???s entertainment capital and of Silicon Valley as the center of high-tech research and development; the role of labor, both organized and migrant, in key industries from agriculture to aerospace. In a rapid-fire epic of discovery, innovation, catastrophe, and triumph, Starr gathers together everything that is most important, most fascinating, and most revealing about our greatest state.,Praise for California,???[A] fast-paced and wide-ranging history . . . [Starr] accomplishes the feat with skill, grace and verve.??????Los Angeles Times Book Review,???Kevin Starr is one of california???s greatest historians, and California is an invaluable contribution to our state???s record and lore.??????MarIa ShrIver, journalist and former First Lady of California,???A breeze to read.??????San Francisco

  • Free to Choose

    The international bestseller on the extent to which personal freedom has been eroded by government regulations and agencies while personal prosperity has been undermined by government spending and economic controls.

  • The Churchill Factor

    From London???s inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the New York Times???bestselling story of how Churchill???s eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own.,On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill???s death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays???with characteristic wit and passion???a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity.,Fearless on the battlefield, Churchill had to be ordered by the king to stay out of action on D-day; he pioneered aerial bombing and few could match his experience in organizing violence on a colossal scale, yet he hated war and scorned politicians who had not experienced its horrors. He was the most famous journalist of his time and perhaps the greatest orator of all time, despite a lisp and the chronic depression he kept at bay by painting. His maneuvering positioned America for entry into World War II, even as it ushered in England???s postwar decline. His open-mindedness made him a trailblazer in health care, education, and social welfare, though he remained incorrigibly politically incorrect. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person???intrepid, ingenious, determined???can make all the difference.

  • Tools of Titans

    The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the 1 ,best-selling author of ,.,???For the last two years, I???ve interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for my podcast, ,The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists. For most of my guests, it???s the first time they???ve agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview. This unusual depth has helped make , the first business/interview podcast to pass 100 million downloads.,???This book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and ???inside baseball??? you won???t find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from new ???guests??? you haven???t met.,???What makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details. This is reflected in the questions. For example: What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning? What do their workout routines look like, and why? What books have they gifted most to other people? What are the biggest wastes of time for novices in their field? What supplements do they take on a daily basis?,???I don???t view myself as an interviewer. I view myself as an experimenter. If I can???t test something and replicate results in the messy reality of everyday life, I???m not interested.,???Everything within these pages has been vetted, explored, and applied to my own life in some fashion. I???ve used dozens of the tactics and philosophies in high-stakes negotiations, high-risk environments, or large business dealings. The lessons have made me millions of dollars and saved me years of wasted effort and frustration.,???I created this book, my ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools, for myself. It???s changed my life, and I hope the same for you.???,A , for the 21st century, , is an invaluable resource of advice, habits and philosophies from top performers around the world. More than just a compilation of lifehacks (you should inherently distrust anybody who tells you there is a shortcut to success), this book is a practical and inspiring guide to being your best. Weighing in at 707-pages, it???s one of the most highly-recommended books on this site and is the result of years interviewing people who are considered the best in their fields.,We all have much to learn and improve in our lives, and it???s a commitment to life-long learning that will be the true differentiator over time. This book is filled with lessons worth learning. If you can apply the lessons, principles and philosophies within this book to your own life, you can stand on the shoulders of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers.,In Tim???s own words: