2009. 6. 20 NEW ARRIVALSTwilight: Director’s Notebook: The Story of How We Made the Movie Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer
Author: Catherine Hardwicke
Genre: Performing arts
In this intimate book, readers follow visionary director Catherine Hardwicke through the creative process that went into transforming Stephenie Meyer’s breathtaking novel into box office gold. Designed to replicate the director’s own personal notebook that she kept on set, readers will discover the inside secrets on wardrobe, storyboard sketches, behind-the-scenes photographs, personal notes about Hardwicke’s favorite scenes and much more.
Rogues’ Gallery: The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money that Made the Metropolitan Museum
Author: Michael Gross
Genre: History & criticism
“Behind almost every painting is a fortune and behind that a sin or a crime.” With these words as a starting point, Michael Gross, leading chronicler of the American rich, begins the first independent, unauthorized look at the saga of the nation’s greatest museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In this endlessly entertaining follow-up to his bestselling social history “740 Park,” Gross pulls back the shades of secrecy that have long shrouded the wealthy’s cultural and philanthropic ambitions and maneuvers.
False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World
Author: Alan Beattie
Genre: Business & investing
Alan Beattie has long been intrigued by the fates of different countries, economies, and societies ? why some fail while others succeed. Here, he weaves together elements of economics, history, politics and human stories, revealing that societies, economies and countries usually make concrete choices that determine their destinies. He opens up larger questions about these choices, and why countries make them or are driven to make them.
Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist
Author: Michael J. Fox
Genre: Biography & memoir
There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers of “Always Looking Up” will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challenges as opportunities. Instead of building walls, he developed a personal policy of engagement and discovery. His emotional, psychological and spiritual outlook have served him throughout his struggle with Parkinson’s disease.
The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick - And What We Can Do About It
Author: Robyn O’Brien
Genre: Health, mind & body
Robyn O’Brien is not the most likely candidate for an antiestablishment crusade. A Houston native from a conservative family, this MBA and married mother of four was not someone who gave much thought to misguided government agencies and chemicals in our food - until the day her youngest daughter had a violent allergic reaction to eggs. “The Unhealthy Truth” is both the story of how one brave woman chose to take on the system and a call to action.
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