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  • Decoded

    Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time.

  • Leadership

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER,???After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.??????USA TODAY,???A book like Leadership should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country and ourselves.??????The Washington Post,???We can only hope that a few of Goodwin???s many readers will find in her subjects??? examples a margin of inspiration and a resolve to steer the country to a better place.??????The New York Times Book Review,In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.,Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader?,In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely???Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)???to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others. By looking back to their first entries into public life, we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled with confusion, fear, and hope.,Leadership tells the story of how they all collided with dramatic reversals that disrupted their lives and threatened to shatter forever their ambitions. Nonetheless, they all emerged fitted to confront the contours and dilemmas of their times.,No common pattern describes the trajectory of leadership. Although set apart in background, abilities, and temperament, these men shared a fierce ambition and a deep-seated resilience that enabled them to surmount uncommon hardships. At their best, all four were guided by a sense of moral purpose. At moments of great challenge, they were able to summon their talents to enlarge the opportunities and lives of others.,This seminal work provides an accessible and essential road map for aspiring and established leaders in every field. In today???s polarized world, these stories of authentic leadership in times of apprehension and fracture take on a singular urgency.

  • The Alchemist

    Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different???and far more satisfying???than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather???the epic tale of crime and betrayal that became a global phenomenon.,Almost fifty years ago, a classic was born. A searing portrayal of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and their powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor. The seduction of power, the pitfalls of greed, and the allegiance to family???these are the themes that have resonated with millions of readers around the world and made The Godfather the definitive novel of the violent subculture that, steeped in intrigue and controversy, remains indelibly etched in our collective consciousness.

  • The Pact

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.,A remarkable story about the power of friendship.,Chosen by Essence to be among the forty most influential African Americans, the three doctors grew up in the streets of Newark, facing city life???s temptations, pitfalls, even jail. But one day these three young men made a pact. They promised each other they would all become doctors, and stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attaining that dream. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day???they are all doctors.,This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. A story about changing your life, and the lives of those you love most… together.