2009.4.18 NEW ARRIVALS
Texan honey Sally Lassiter, English rose Jane Morgan, and exotic Jordanian beauty Helen Yanna meet at an exclusive girls’ school in L.A. and vow that nothing will ever tear them apart. But when catastrophe strikes, two of the young women find themselves grieving and penniless, and the third will be forced into a fate she could never have foreseen.
Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance. Money, says the song, makes the world go round. It can also threaten to stop it.
In this sobering but optimistic manifesto, development economist Sachs (“The End of Poverty”) argues that the crises facing humanity are daunting, but solutions to them are readily at hand. Sachs focuses on four challenges for the coming decades: heading off global warming and environmental destruction; stabilizing the world’s population; ending extreme poverty; and breaking the political logjams that hinder global cooperation on these issues.
According to Leary, his first book is not for the faint of heart, by which he means Americans: “I am here to debunk and declassify and otherwise hold up a brutally honest mirror to our fat, ugly, lazy American selves.” Now, a good many comedians make a career out of daring to speak the ugly, gasping truths that few others would. Leary brings a particularly acid-tinged tone to his rantings about annoying children, why cats are satanic spawn, what an ugly racket the Catholic Church is and (more surprisingly) why he loves Oprah.
Peaks and Valleys: Making Good and Bad Times Work for You - At Work and in Life
Initially, the young man does not realize he is talking with one of the most peaceful and successful people in the world. However, through a series of conversations and experiences that occur up on peaks and down in valleys, the young man comes to make some startling discoveries.
The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch
If Rupert Murdoch isn’t making headlines, he’s busy buying the media outlets that generate the headlines.
His News Corp. holdings from the New York Post, Fox News and most recently The Wall Street Journal, to name just a few, are vast and his power is unrivaled.
So what makes a man like this tick? Michael Wolff gives us the definitive answer.
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*These new imports are available at major bookstores such as Youngpoong Bookstore and Bandi and Luni’s.