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Anna Cooke Kendrick is an American actress and singer. She is a Tony-nominated actress and is known for starring in the 'Pitch Perfect' movie franchise, as well as her roles in 'Up in the Air,' 'A Simple Favor' and 'Twilight.'
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Meditations
Marcus Aurelius - Apr 07, 2020 (first published in 180)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful ...
Anna Kendrick
Dec 01, 2016
I kind of thrive on stress, so I’m almost embarrassed by how comforting I find this book. I don’t even agree with everything in it, but when philosophy is described in such practical language, it’s soothing.     source
Around the Way Girl
A Memoir
Taraji P. Henson - Oct 11, 2016
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From Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe winner, and star of the new motion picture Hidden Figures, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth.With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including NASA phys...
Anna Kendrick
Dec 01, 2016
I’m only a chapter in and I already love it.     source
Writing Movies for Fun and Profit
How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!
Thomas Lennon - Jul 03, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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This is the only screenwriting guide by two guys who have actually done it (instead of some schmuck who just gives lectures about screenwriting at the airport Marriott); These guys are proof that with no training and little education, ANYONE can make it as a screenwriter (Paul Rudd).Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennons movies have made over a billi...
Anna Kendrick
Dec 01, 2016
Writing Movies for Fun and Profit, by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, is hilarious, but more than that, it’s insanely accurate — right down to what your parking assignment when visiting a studio really means.     source
The Gift of Fear
And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
Gavin de Becker - May 11, 1998 (first published in 1996)
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True fear is a gift.Unwarranted fear is a curse.Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trustand act onour gut instin...
Anna Kendrick
Dec 01, 2016
I don’t read a lot of self-help books, but I buy a lot of them. I usually give up when the first chapter hasn’t magically transformed me into someone wonderful. The one exception is Gavin de Becker’s “The Gift of Fear.” It should be required reading for all women, and men for that matter. Maybe men would then get why we reject their advances in poorly lit parking lots — it’s not because we’re bitches, it’s because we don’t want to get murdered.     source
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