The Imitation of Christ is one of the great spiritual classics of Christianity. Dr. Creasy's new reading of Thomas A Kempis' 1441 Latin Autograph Manuscript has become "the standard translation of this spiritual classic." The printed trade edition has been a best seller and was chosen as a Book of the Month Club selection. It remains an essential spiritual work for contemporary readers. This audio version read by Don Ranson captures the intimacy and depth of this superb translation.
"My favorite of the 5 versions I've tried"
In this vivid and lively account, Thomas J. Whalen chronicles Russell's memorable last season and the Celtics' dazzling triumph. Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous 1960s and Boston's own turbulent and bitter struggles with race, he tells the fascinating story of how an improbable championship team overcame poor health, indifferent fans, disruptive personnel changes, and internal morale problems. Whalen recounts how Russell transformed the game of basketball during his remarkable career and revisits the outspoken superstar's conflicted relationship with Boston.
Tonight on the program, Ian McEwan and guest host Jeff Glor of CBS News. His new book is called “Nutshell” and is told from the point of view of an 8-month old fetus.
We conclude with a look at "Documentary Now!" with guest host Matt Zoller Seitz of New York Magazine, and co-creators: Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas.
Jerold Volker was the youngest vice-president ever at one of Cincinnati's oldest and most prestigious banks. He was on the fast-track to success and he liked it. But Jerold had a secret - a deep, dark secret - and he was soon to learn that secrets have a mind of their own. They want to be told. They want to see the light of day, no matter how hard you try to bury them. For Jerold, the past had latched onto his shirt-tail and followed him into the future, and now he must deal with it.
Matt Cooper, having recently left the L.A. police force, begins to develop his P.I. business in Hollywood, California during the years 1947 through 1971, when his son, Clay joins him in the business.
"Lots of ideas"