During his long business career, Donald Trump has known astonishing highs and lows. In Never Give Up, the world's most famous businessman talks candidly about his own biggest challenges, lowest moments, and toughest fights - and how he turned those setbacks into new successes.
"His title says it all"
For centuries, children and adults have treasured the stories handed down by Aesop, a slave who lived in ancient Greece approximately six centuries B.C. Known for their charm and simplicity, these simple tales feature brief adventures of animals, birds, and beasts - with a message hidden in each narrative. Every child should meet up with "The Hare and the Tortoise", "The Ants and the Grasshopper", "The Goose and the Golden Egg", "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing", and other characters.
Israel Meir Lau, one of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, was just eight years old when the camp was liberated in 1945. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel--and like many of the great rabbis, Lau is a master storyteller. Out of the Depths is his harrowing, miraculous, and inspiring account of life in one of the Nazis' deadliest concentration camps, and how he managed to survive against all possible odds.
"Amazing Book, Amazing Man"
All highly profitable firms attract competitors, and only firms that are able to keep competition at bay will earn above average profits for an extended period of time. An economic moat - or competitive advantage - allows a company to fend off competitors and earn sustainable, excess economic profits.
"Good, but really needs updating"
Loss can be overwhelming, and recovery often seems terribly daunting, if not impossible. But with great compassion, Life After Loss offers a way through it. Drawing on numerous first-hand stories and almost 40 years of pastoral counseling to inform his advice, Bob Deits provides helpful exercises for navigating the uncertain terrain of loss and grief.
"A Good Reference After Reading Other Books"
The entire tale of Dorothy's original adventure in Oz is playfully narrated, making it accessible to even the youngest Oz fan.
Internationally acclaimed Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is considered to be one of the most brilliant and influential rabbis of our time. He has been lauded by Time magazine as a "once-in-a-millennium scholar" and by Ted Koppel of Nightline as "one of the very few wise men that I've ever met." Arthur Kurzweil—himself a Jewish scholar, author, teacher, publisher, and a longtime disciple of Rabbi Steinsaltz—has gathered in one place a collection of "pebbles" of wisdom from Rabbi Steinsaltz.
"Wisdom pure and simple"
Pulled from the classic 1916 edition of Real Mother Goose, this collection presents several classic rhymes including "Ring a Ring of Roses", Jack Sprat", "Little Jack Horner", "Old King Cole", and so many more.
What makes someone Jewish? Theodore Ross was nine years old when he moved with his mother from New York City to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Once there, his mother decided, for both personal and spiritual reasons, to have her family pretend not to be Jewish. He went to an Episcopal school, where he studied the New Testament, sang in the choir, and even took Communion. Later, as an adult, he wondered: Am I still Jewish?
"Didn't really work for me"
"The Finding of Moses", "How Jericho's Walls Fell", plus stories about David and Solomon, and other prophets and kings. This recording of 10 of the best-known stories - by a diverse cast of professional readers - brings the ancient adventures to vivid life.