Always Too Much and Never Enough

Always Too Much and Never Enough


  • Author : Jasmin Singer
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425279571


Always Too Much and Never Enough Book Description :

"From the extra pounds and unrelenting bullies that left her eating lunch alone in a bathroom stall at school to the low self-esteem that left her both physically and emotionally vulnerable to abuse, Jasmin Singer's struggle with weight defined her life.a a Most people think there's no such thing as a fat vegan. Most people don't realize that deep-fried tofu tastes amazing and that Oreos are, in fact, vegan. So, even after Jasmin embraced a vegan lifestyle, having discovered her passion in advocating for the rights of animals, she defied any 'skinny vegan' stereotypes by getting even heavier. a More importantly, she realized that her compassion for animals didn't extend to her own body, and that her low self-esteem was affecting her health. She neede...

Too Much and Never Enough

Too Much and Never Enough


  • Author : Mary L. Trump
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982141462


Too Much and Never Enough Book Description :

In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabric. Mary Trump spent much of her childhood in her grandparents’ large, imposing house in the heart of Queens, New York, where Donald and his four siblings grew up. She describes a nightmare of traumas, destructive relationships, and a tragic combination of neglect and abuse. She explains how specific events and general family patterns created the damaged man who currently occupies the Oval Office, incl...

Too Much is Never Enough

Too Much is Never Enough


  • Author : Morris Lapidus
  • Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015038123587


Too Much is Never Enough Book Description :

American architect Morris Lapidus is best known as the designer of glamorous postwar resort hotels in Florida, such as the Fontainebleau (1954) and the Eden Roc (1955) in Miami Beach, and the Americana in Bal Harbour (1956). Yet in a remarkable sixty-year career that began in 1926, he designed more than 500 retail stores, hotels, apartment complexes, and stage sets that captured the popular spirit and changing face of Main Street America in the twentieth century. Lapidus created fantasy environments in which America's middle class, flush with expanding postwar incomes and optimism, could fulfill its desire for glamor, relaxed luxury, and leisure. His signature forms - chevrons, "beanpoles", "woggles", or amoeba shapes, and curving walls and ceilings ...

The Art of Her Deal

The Art of Her Deal


  • Author : Mary Jordan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-06-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982113421


The Art of Her Deal Book Description :

“Jordan deftly, and without an agenda, decodes Melania.” —NBC News “The author’s presentation often achieves the simple elegance her subject aspires to.” —Kirkus Reviews “Impressively reported.” —The Washington Post This revelatory biography of Melania Trump from Pulitzer Prize–winning Washington Post reporter Mary Jordan depicts a first lady who is far more influential in the White House than most people realize. Based on interviews with more than one hundred people in five countries, The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump draws an unprecedented portrait of the first lady. While her public image is of an aloof woman floating above the political gamesmanship of Washington, behind the scenes Melania Trump is not o...

Affluenza
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Affluenza


  • Author : Clive Hamilton
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 2005-06-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781741156249


Affluenza Book Description :

The Western world is in the grip of a consumerism that is unique in human history. We overwork, we spend huge amounts on things we never use, then we chuck them out. The author of the bestselling Growth Fetish pries into our wardrobes, kitchens and backyards, and shows us what choice really means....

Audience of One  Donald Trump  Television  and the Fracturing of America
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Audience of One Donald Trump Television and the Fracturing of America


  • Author : James Poniewozik
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631494437


Audience of One Donald Trump Television and the Fracturing of America Book Description :

One of the Top 10 Politics and Current Events Books of Fall 2019 (Publishers Weekly) An incisive cultural history that captures a fractious nation through the prism of television and the rattled mind of a celebrity president. Television has entertained America, television has ensorcelled America, and with the election of Donald J. Trump, television has conquered America. In Audience of One, New York Times chief television critic James Poniewozik traces the history of TV and mass media from the Reagan era to today, explaining how a volcanic, camera-hogging antihero merged with America’s most powerful medium to become our forty-fifth president. In the tradition of Neil Postman’s masterpiece Amusing Ourselves to Death, Audience of One shows how Amer...

Never Enough
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Never Enough


  • Author : Michael D'Antonio
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466840423


Never Enough Book Description :

In the summer of 2015, as he vaulted to the lead among the many GOP candidates for president, Donald Trump was the only one dogged by questions about his true intentions. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters struggled to believe that he was a serious contender. Trump stirred so much controversy that his candidacy puzzled anyone who applied ordinary political logic to the race. But as Michael D'Antonio shows in Never Enough, Trump has rarely been ordinary in his pursuit of success and his trademark method is based on a logic that begins with his firm belief that he is a singular and superior human being. As revealed in this landmark biography, Donald Trump is a man whose ...

Megalomania

Megalomania


  • Author : Philippe Tretiack
  • Publisher : Editions Assouline
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 2843238943


Megalomania Book Description :

The excess, folly and splendor of megalomaniacs....

Never Enough

Never Enough


  • Author : Judith Grisel
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385542852


Never Enough Book Description :

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From a renowned behavioral neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare page-turning work of science that draws on personal insights to reveal how drugs work, the dangerous hold they can take on the brain, and the surprising way to combat today's epidemic of addiction. Judith Grisel was a daily drug user and college dropout when she began to consider that her addiction might have a cure, one that she herself could perhaps discover by studying the brain. Now, after twenty-five years as a neuroscientist, she shares what she and other scientists have learned about addiction, enriched by captivating glimpses of her personal journey. In Never Enough, Grisel reveals the unfortunate bottom line of all regular drug use: there is n...

One Bright Moon

One Bright Moon


  • Author : Andrew Kwong
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-05-21
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460712399


One Bright Moon Book Description :

From famine to freedom, how a young boy fled Chairman Mao's China to a new life in Australia Andrew Kwong was only seven when he witnessed his first execution. The grim scene left him sleepless, anxious and doubtful about his fervour as a revolutionary in Mao's New China. Yet he knew if he devoted himself to the Party and its Chairman he would be saved. That's what his teacher told him. Months later, it was his own father on trial. This time the sentence was banishment to a re-education camp, not death. It left the family tainted, despised, and with few means of survival during the terrible years of persecution and famine known as the Great Leap Forward. Even after his father returned, things remained desperate. Escape seemed the only solution, and i...