Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey since 2013 and a member of the Democratic Party. The first African-American U.S. Senator from New Jersey, he was previously the 36th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013.
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Unabridged student-sized 8.5-x11- value reproduction of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin . This classic is a must read because Franklin writes as if the reader is right there with him, relating his story, feeling his success and his pains.The writing is an honest self-evaluation of the man who drafted the Declaration of Independence and nego...
The author didn’t mean to write his autobiography. He wanted to write a note to his family about what he’d learned in his experiments. – source
Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in the New York Times and #1 LA Times bestseller LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters. Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. His life is about being bold and risky. So when Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hire...
If you are a workout guy, it reminds you of things you already know. That you can push your body and yourself far further than you think. – source
This book is also recommended byMarc Andreessen
A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poo...
Takes you out of where you probably are and lets you look into a window of aspects of our society that are really important. – source
It is not my purpose to attempt a real autobiography. I simply want to tell the story of my numerous experiments with truth, and as my life consists of nothing but those experiments, it is true that the story will take the shape of an autobiography....Identification with everything that lives is impossible without self-purification; without self-pu...
A profound read. – source
This book is also recommended byKevin Kelly
In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, Parting the Waters is destined to endure for generations.Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King,...
If you’re an American, it’s just an unbelievable story of our country. – source
This book is also recommended byBarack Obama