By Jean Sasson
All of it starts with an advert within the newspaper. whilst Jean Sasson, a tender Southern lady dwelling in Jacksonville seashore, Florida, solutions a choice to paintings within the royal clinic in Saudi Arabia, what must have been a two-year remain becomes a life-changing experience spanning over a decade. through the years Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled girls in Riyadh, the place ladies are locked in sumptuous houses and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets. Jean meets ladies from all walks of life--a feisty bedouin, an informed mom, a conservative spouse of a high-ranking Saudi, and a Saudi princess the area understands as Princess Sultana--all who open a window into Saudi tradition and aid to reshape Jean's worldviews. AMERICAN CHICK IN SAUDI ARABIA is the 1st installment in a heartfelt, inspiring memoir approximately Jean's thirty-year travels and adventures in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait and Iraq.
Jean's first ebook THE RAPE OF KUWAIT, in response to her eye witness reporting at the invasion of Kuwait by way of Iraqi troops, used to be an instantaneous bestseller. almost immediately thereafter she turned a full-time author. Her subsequent 3 books, PRINCESS, PRINCESS SULTANA'S DAUGHTERS, and PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, turned foreign sensations as they have been the 1st books to deliver to the western global the surprising tales approximately existence for girls in Saudi Arabia. Jean can be the writer of MAYADA, DAUGHTER OF IRAQ, concerning the legal reviews of an Iraqi journalist praised by way of Saddam Hussein; LOVE IN A TORN LAND: the genuine tale of a Freedom Fighter's break out from Iraqi Vengeance which tells the tale of a pretty Kurdish lady; transforming into UP BIN weighted down: Osama's spouse and Son Take Us into Their mystery international; and FOR the affection OF A SON: One Afghan Woman's Quest for Her Stolen baby. Her paintings has been featured in humans, vainness Fair,The long island occasions, The Washington publish, the recent Yorker, the hot York put up, The Sunday London instances, The mum or dad, CNN, FOX, NBC, and plenty of different information organizations.
nonetheless touring the area, Jean has made her homebase in Atlanta, Georgia the place she is a passionate animal rights and women's rights supporter.
compliment FOR JEAN SASSON'S BOOKS:
“Fascinating...an intimate account of a family members lifestyles that grew to become gradually extra harmful and bizarre...in compelled pursuit of Osama’s jihadist dreams.” --Washington Post
"The startling fact at the back of veiled lives...frank and vibrant" --Sunday Express
"Anyone with the slightest curiosity in human rights will locate this e-book heart-wrenching." --Betty Mahmoody, bestselling writer of now not with no MY DAUGHTER
"A attention-grabbing narrative...devastating" --Robert Harris, Sunday Times
"Absolutely riveting and profoundly sad..." --People magazine
"A chilling story...a shiny account of an air-conditioned nightmare..." --Entertainment Weekly
"Must-reading for somebody drawn to human rights." --USA Today
"Shocking...candid...sad, sobering, and compassionate..." --San Francisco Chronicle
By Richard Kohler
Jean Piaget was once one of many nice thinkers of the 20 th century. His effect on developmental psychology, schooling and epistemology has been huge, immense. this article undertakes a reconstruction of the contexts and highbrow improvement of Piaget's various texts within the wide-ranging fields of biology, philosophy, psychoanalysis, baby psychology, social psychology, theology, good judgment, epistemology and education.
Richard Kohler reconstructs the customarily missed theological foundation of Piaget's theories and analyses the effect this had upon a number of the parts of his study and reflections, fairly relating to schooling.
The 1st publication to collect those interviews of grasp moviemakers from the yank movie Institute’s popular seminars, Conversations with the nice Moviemakers deals an unrivaled historical past of yank cinema within the phrases of its maximum practitioners.
Here are the incomparable administrators Frank Capra, Elia Kazan, King Vidor, David Lean, Fritz Lang (“I realized in basic terms from undesirable films”), William Wyler, and George Stevens; popular manufacturers and cinematographers; celebrated screenwriters Ray Bradbury and Ernest Lehman; in addition to the immortal Ingmar Bergman and Federico Fellini (“Making a film is a mathematical operation. It’s totally most unlikely to improvise”). Taken jointly, those conversations provide uniquely intimate entry to the pondering, the knowledge, and the genius of cinema’s such a lot gifted pioneers.
By Christopher Robbins
Michel Thomas survived French focus and slave labour camps, persisted interrogation and torture and after the battle grew to become a Nazi-hunter, shooting very important warfare criminals. It used to be via those amazing and terrifying studies that Thomas got here to boost his progressive language studying process - a procedure that's at present taking the realm via hurricane. this can be his impressive tale, informed through his pal and biographer Chrsistopher Robbins.
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By Émile Zola
"Je suis un libre écrivain qui n'a european qu'une ardour dans sa vie, celle de l. a. vérité, qui s'est battu pour elle sur tous les champs de bataille. (...) j'ai servi mon will pay par l. a. plume, de tout mon braveness, de toute ma strength de travail et de bonne foi." Homme passionné, indigné par l'injustice et le mensonge, engagé dans des combats décisifs, Zola a écrit des centaines d'articles où se déploient une verve polémique, une éloquence de tribun, les valeurs les plus hautes. Ils méritent d'être connus.
By Ed Sikov
Now in paperback: "An authoritative biography and a compulsive page-turner." (Michael Palin, New York instances publication Review)
Peter ' explosive expertise made him a liked determine in international cinema and maintains to draw new audiences. along with his darkly comedian performances in Dr. Strangelove and Lolita and his outrageously humorous appearances as Inspector Clouseau within the Pink Panther motion pictures, he grew to become probably the most renowned motion picture stars of his time.
during this full of life and exhaustively researched biography, Ed Sikov bargains distinct perception into ' comedic kind. starting with dealers' lonely adolescence ruled by means of a mom who would not allow pass, via his provider within the Royal Air strength, and his good fortune on BBC Radio's The Goon Show, Sikov is going directly to element the actor's relationships along with his kinfolk, costars, administrators, and admirers--a portrait that's as comedian and tragic as Peter himself.
By A. E. Hotchner
By Joyce Carol Oates
Daphne du Maurier’s correspondence with Oriel Malet all started within the early Nineteen Fifties, when they met at a dinner party in London. at the least 20 years separated them: Oriel was once a gauche younger author whereas Daphne was once the well-known, much-fêted writer of bestselling novels together with Jamaica Inn, My Cousin Rachel, and Rebecca.
The friendship flourished for thirty years, fed by way of the letters that arrived faithfully from Menabilly, the du Maurier condo in Cornwall. whereas Oriel tasted lifestyles on a houseboat at the Seine and combined with the aristocratic Who’s Who of Paris, Daphne’s letters inform of her relatives, earlier and current, her marriage to basic Sir Frederick Browning—a battle hero recognized privately as ‘Moper’ whose suits of depression brought on many a difficulty at Menabilly—and occasions like Prince Philip coming for dinner: ‘We’ve received in simple terms 4 knives with handles, and one silver candlestick has to be glued!’ so much of all, her letters are a important checklist of the complicated and rigorous paintings of a great and well-loved author: the ‘brewing’ of a plot, the study, and the ‘pegging’ of mystery fantasies onto a residing individual so that it will create classical characters akin to Cousin Rachel and Roger Kylmerth.
Disarmingly frank approximately intercourse, an earnest seeker after religious and mental fact, Daphne du Maurier is published in her letters as an inspiring and pleasant correspondent—as good as a once-in-a-lifetime friend.
By Farrah Abraham
“I received off the telephone and that i attempted to settle down, yet my brain used to be racing. Derek was once the daddy of the child i used to be sporting within me. He was once my old flame, my in basic terms real love. We hadn’t spoken in additional than months, yet crazily I had nonetheless was hoping we had a destiny together—me, him, and our child, as one chuffed family. It’s each teenage girl’s dream, isn’t it? You meet a boy, you fall in love, after which sooner or later you've got a kinfolk and become old jointly, fortunately ever after.”
Fans of MTV’s significantly acclaimed hit sequence, teenager mother, have Farrah Abraham’s tumultuous lifestyles as a unmarried youngster mother. Her fiery, relentless spirit, and her unwavering dedication to getting the easiest out of existence for herself and her daughter Sophia even with all of the drama consistently surrounding her have made her a loved superstar and media sensation. Now, during this unflinching, from time to time heartbreaking, memoir, Farrah finds the tough fact in regards to the lifestyles that hasn’t been obvious on tv.