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The Courage To Be DislikedThe Courage To Be Disliked

Ichiro Kushumu, Fumitake Koga

Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of twentieth century psychology, this book follows an illuminating conversation between a philosopher and a young man. The philosopher explains to his pupil how each of us is able to determine our own life, free from the shackles of past experiences, doubts, and the expectations of others. It’s a way of thinking that is deeply liberating, allowing us to develop the courage to change, and to ignore the limitations that we and those around us have placed on ourselves.

The First Conspiracy The Secret Plot To Kill George WashingtonThe First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot To Kill George Washington

Brad Meitzer

This is the story of the secret plot and how it was revealed. It is a story of leaders, liars, counterfeiters, and jailhouse confessors. It also shows just how hard the battle was for George Washington—and how

close America was to losing the Revolutionary War. Taking place during the most critical period of our nation’s birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington’s character, but also illuminates the origins of America’s counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA.

I Use to BeI Used To Be A Miserable F*ck: An Everman’s Guide To A Meaningful Life

John Kim

In I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck, Kim delivers the dos and don’ts for stepping up and into manhood, which he defines by transparency and strength of character, not six-pack abs or a corner office. With his signature no-nonsense approach that will make you laugh and think, Kim takes you on a rugged, rough and tumble road trip of self- exploration and discovery, sharing his wisdom and insights, such as why: Being nice is for boys, and being kind is for men; scheduling man dates could make you a better friend, lover, and human being.

apolloShowtime At The Apollo: The Epic Tale Of Harlem’s Legendary Theater

Ted Fox

Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the Apollo, and the thousands of entertainers who performed there, have led the way in the presentation of swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, soul, funk and hip-hop—along with the latest in dance and comedy. The Apollo has nurtured and featured thousands of artists, many of whom have become legends.

Black EnoughBlack Enough: Stories Of Being Young & Black In America

Ibi Zoboi

Delve into the closeted thoughts, hidden experiences, and daily struggles of black teens across the country. From a spectrum of backgrounds—urban and rural, wealthy and poor, mixed race, immigrants, and more—Black Enough showcases diversity within diversity.