A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past. New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow mines the compelling poetry of the out-of-time African-American Louisiana town where he grew up - a place where slavery's legacy was felt astonishingly close, reverberating in the elders' stories and in the near-constant wash of violence.
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One hundred years ago Christians read Charles Sheldon's In His Steps with runaway enthusiasm. Sheldon's story traces the account of the fictional Reverend Maxwell who challenges himself and his congregation to constantly ask, "What would Jesus do?" This question puts all of life's circumstances in a new light. Those characters in Sheldon's book who take the challenge of this question seriously live dramatically changed lives.
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The speech was replete with phrases never before uttered in an Inaugural Address. Bleed, carnage, depletion and disrepair. Ripped, rusted and stolen. Tombstones, trapped and windswept. Urban, sad and Islamic. It felt at times as though he were reading aloud from a post-apocalyptic movie script.
Experience one of television's greatest science fictionseries: The Twilight Zone.
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You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.
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The Children's Book Of Christmas Stories is a wonderful assortment of 35 Christmas-themed tales that have been chosen by editor Asa Dickinson. Authors include Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, Susan Coolidge, and Elizabeth Harrison. Whether it is for children, or for family gatherings, everyone is sure to be captivated and enthralled!
"Trump: This Is Not Normal!" is from the December 18, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
He doesn’t want to be president, but emperor.
On Christmas Eve, a traveler finds himself waiting out a snowstorm at the Holly Tree Inn. While passing the hours waiting for the weather to pass so his coach can continue its journey, the warm hearth of the inn brings his mind to roam to pass recollections, both happy and grave. He also ponders the true meaning of his current journey and reason for his melancholy: the woman he planned on marrying is, instead, going to marry his best friend. However, the delay at the inn is about to bring him a miraculous discovery.
This collection of classic horror stories is sure to give you goose bumps, raise the hair on the back of your neck, and put some fright in your night. Includes Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch, Coin of the Realm by Charles L. Grant, Something Had to be Done by David Drake, The Graveyard Rats by Henry Kuttner, The Small Assassin by Ray Bradbury, Calling Card by Ramsey Campbell, The Words of Guru by C.M. Kornbluth, and Passengers by Robert Silverberg.
"I enjoyed this collection greatly."
"Patriotic Opposition to Donald Trump" is from the December 11, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"Trump's Asymmetric Warfare" is from the May 15, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"Donald Trump: Terroristic Man-Toddler" is from the October 2, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
New Life in the Spirit is a powerful, bible-soaked exploration of a preacher who wouldn't settle until seeing the work of the Spirit for himself. This is a book of action and doesn't just tell you how Charles M. Armentrout found new life in the Spirit, but also reveals the secret to helping you also unleash the Spirit's invisible work of Grace in your life.
"God's Gift... New Life.... Live Happily..."
The more we learn about Russia’s hacking and the release of its electronic loot during our presidential election, the more it becomes clear that Donald Trump’s victory and his imminent presidency are already tainted beyond redemption.
"Trump Reflects White Male Fragility" is from the August 03, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"No, Trump, We Can’t Just Get Along" is from the November 23, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.
Maya Reid, 24, tries to make a new life in Florida while attending law school and keeping to herself as best as possible. She appears sane, but she often speaks to the Grim Reaper because of a mood disorder that makes her volatile and a danger to herself. She vows never to go back to Maryland after spending time in prison for a crime she did not commit. Unfortunately, a phone call about the suicide of her estranged mother pulls her back to the last place she wants to call home.
The Trump resistance movement is stretching its wings, engaging its muscles and feeling its power. It is large and strong and tough. It has moved past debilitating grief and into righteous anger, assiduous organization and pressing activism.
Welcome to the dawn of the fighting-mad majority: The ones who didn’t vote for Trump and maybe even some who now regret that they did.
From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by “the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine” (Booklist).