Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.
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This book follows the unlikely journey of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and became a United States Senator. It provides a candid, personal memoir of his campaign, recount saga, and life inside the halls of Congress. Readers will gain insight into our polarized political culture and witness some of the most dramatic and hilarious moments of Senator Franken's new career in politics. Come along on this improbable journey and decide for yourself if Al Franken has become a true Giant of the Senate.
Fantastic. Funny, on the mark, funny. – source
Explore the life of a controversial president in this gripping biography. Follow the journey of a young idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world, who would eventually become the 37th president of the United States. Learn about his ambitious reforms, including his groundbreaking opening to China, as well as his divisive legacy of McCarthyism and polarization. This brilliantly researched and masterfully crafted portrait of Nixon by an award-winning biographer is a must-read for those seeking to understand the complex history of postwar America.
Terrific. – source
This coming-of-age novel follows Holden Caulfield, a complex and conflicted teenager from New York, as he navigates his way through society, grappling with love, fear, and uncertainty. J.D. Salinger's masterpiece has been widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, and for good reason. With poignant and introspective prose, The Catcher in the Rye explores themes of rebellion, angst, and the struggle to communicate in a rapidly changing world. This classic novel continues to captivate readers, sparking discussions of societal norms and the complexity of adolescence.
I love The Catcher in the Rye. I read it at four different times in my life. Teenager and later. – source
This classic tale explores the transformative power of the holiday season. Follow the journey of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by the ghost of his deceased business partner and forced to confront the errors of his ways. With an introduction and discussion questions by Joe Wheeler, this book is a part of the beloved Focus on the Family Great Stories collection. "A Christmas Carol" is a timeless novel that reminds us of the importance of compassion and generosity during the festive season.
I like Scrooge. He wasn’t a bad guy. – source