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Tim Storey - The Miracle Mentality: Tap into the Source of Magical Transformation in Your LifeDuring challenging times, toxic thoughts can drag you into a mindset that’s mundane, messy, and mad. Negative thinking can undermine all aspects of your life, from family and romantic relationships to career satisfaction, financial stability, and physical and spiritual health. To overcome these obstacles, you need a new mindset--a miracle mentality--where dreams are achievable, hope is actionable, and spiritual healing is possible.In the Miracle Mentality, life coach, speaker, and author Tim Storey provides you with a road map to transcend negative thinking, leading you to bigger adventures, more opportunities, and deeper meaning.Experience a miracle mentality transformation with…Tim’s honest and powerful testament that will strengthen your perspective, positivity, and personal choiceEssential coaching that will help you navigate friendships and romantic relationshipsTips on establishing a fulfilling work-life balanceAn encouraging and practical approach to physical, mental, and spiritual healthThe discovery of a new mindset and freedom that can be applied to your personal financesHonest talk about the influential role of a parent and information to help you improve your parenting skillsBonus features include:Chapter Summaries, to provide a quick reference of each topic’s key pointsThe Miracle Mentality Total Mindset Assessment, to gauge whether you’re living in the mundane, messy, or mad in six areas of your life (parenting, love relationships, friendships, work/career, money, and health)Miracle Mentality Workbook, to help you apply what you’ve learned and brainstorm ways to infuse all areas of your life with a Miracle Mentality
Cinemeet.comCinemeet App & CEO/Founder John Corcoran InterviewWhat’s Cinemeet?Meeting new people should be as simple as a tap of a button! With Cinemeet we've made it super easy to meet new people who want to watch together.The 1-on-1 watch party:Start by discovering people. Once you find someone interesting suggest a movie! This starts a chat and you are on your way to having a 1-on-1 watch party! The video is streamed right in the chat.- CONNECT and watch with friends near you (or in other countries!)- SUGGEST something to watch together with your new friend- CHAT and get to know each other before you watch together- WATCH party time!
Future Proofing You: Twelve Truths for Creating Opportunity, Maximizing Wealth, and Controlling your Destiny in an Uncertain World by Jay SamitWith the right mindset and insight, anyone can become a millionaire. Are you tired of just paying bills until you die? Are you wasting your life at a job that doesn’t make you fulfilled or financially secure? Then Future Proofing You: Twelve Truths for Creating Opportunity, Maximizing Wealth, and Controlling Your Destiny in an Uncertain World is for you. In this life-changing book, celebrated author and entrepreneur Jay Samit, who’s worked with such visionaries as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Reid Hoffman, and hundreds of successful entrepreneurs, shares the key understandings and step-by-step process for becoming rich and never needing another job again. To prove the power of his 12 Truths, Samit also details the journey of how he mentored a broke millennial with these principles and empowered him to go from being on welfare to becoming a self-made millionaire in one year. Building upon the principles in his internationally acclaimed book Disrupt You, Samit explains: How to identify an idea and market to start your business How to build a virtual company with little or no capital The latest free software tools for managing your business Ways to get a piece of a trillion-dollar opportunity bigger than mobile How to harness the three primary fears of others to generate more sales Strategies for finding the right mentors to accelerate your success Techniques to structure any deal for creating recurring revenue and lasting wealth This book is perfect for anyone who is tired of jobs with no security, hopes to truly realize their professional and personal potential, and is looking for a way to build a better life for them and their family.About Jay SamitDescribed by Wired as having "the coolest job in the industry" and "a new media guru and Internet pioneer" by the Economic Times, author Jay Alan Samit is a dynamic entrepreneur and intrepreneur who is widely recognized as one of the world's leading experts on disruption and innovation. He launches billion dollar businesses, transforms entire industries, revamps government institutions, and for over three decades continues to be at the forefront of global trends.Everyone from the Pope to the President calls on Samit to orchestrate positive change in this era of endless innovation. The former Independent Vice Chairman of Deloitte Consulting, Samit helped grow pre-IPO companies such as LinkedIn, been a Nasdaq company CEO, held senior management roles at EMI, Sony and Universal Studios, pioneered breakthrough advancements in mobile, ecommerce, digital distribution, and spatial reality that are used by billions of consumers every day. Samit accurately predicts the future because he is constantly working with those who create it.His first book "Disrupt Yourself: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation" is currently published in over 10 languages. He is a regular contributor to Fortune and the Wall Street Journal and host of its documentary series WSJ Startup of the Year. Samit frequently appears on ABC, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NBC and tweets daily motivation to the over 100,000 business professionals who follow him on twitter @jaysamit. An expert on transformational corporate change, Samit has been quoted in The New York Times, The Economist, Businessweek, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Fast Company and TechCrunch.A sought-after conference speaker and consultant, Samit provides disruptive solutions for such corporate clients as Adobe, American Express, AT&T, Best Buy, Coca Cola, Disney, Ford, Google, GE, IBM, Intel, McDonalds,
Machinehood by S.B. Divya InterviewFrom the Hugo Award nominee S.B. Divya, Zero Dark Thirty meets The Social Network in this science fiction thriller about artificial intelligence, sentience, and labor rights in a near future dominated by the gig economy.Welga Ramirez, executive bodyguard and ex-special forces, is about to retire early when her client is killed in front of her. It’s 2095 and people don’t usually die from violence. Humanity is entirely dependent on pills that not only help them stay alive, but allow them to compete with artificial intelligence in an increasingly competitive gig economy. Daily doses protect against designer diseases, flow enhances focus, zips and buffs enhance physical strength and speed, and juvers speed the healing process.All that changes when Welga’s client is killed by The Machinehood, a new and mysterious terrorist group that has simultaneously attacked several major pill funders. The Machinehood operatives seem to be part human, part machine, something the world has never seen. They issue an ultimatum: stop all pill production in one week.Global panic ensues as pill production slows and many become ill. Thousands destroy their bots in fear of a strong AI takeover. But the US government believes the Machinehood is a cover for an old enemy. One that Welga is uniquely qualified to fight.Welga, determined to take down the Machinehood, is pulled back into intelligence work by the government that betrayed her. But who are the Machinehood and what do they really want?A thrilling and thought-provoking novel that asks: if we won’t see machines as human, will we instead see humans as machines?About S.B. DivyaS.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She enjoys subverting expectations and breaking stereotypes whenever she can.Divya is the Hugo and Nebula nominated author of RUNTIME and co-editor of Escape Pod, with Mur Lafferty. Her short stories have been published at various magazines including Analog, Uncanny, and Her collection, Contingency Plans For the Apocalypse and Other Situations, is out now from Hachette India, and her debut novel MACHINEHOOD is forthcoming from Saga Press in March, 2021. She holds degrees in Computational Neuroscience and Signal Processing, and she worked for twenty years as an electrical engineer before becoming an author. Find out more about her at or on Twitter as @divyastweets.
Water Memory: A Thriller by Daniel PyneSponsor: Restream Studio: Get $10 Credit at fast-paced, page-turning thriller that contemplates the consequences of motherhood, memory, and crime as a commodity.Black ops specialist Aubrey Sentro may be one concussion away from death. But when pirates seize the cargo ship she’s on, she must decide whether to risk her life to save her fellow passengers.Sentro’s training takes over, and she’s able to elude her captors, leaving bodies in her wake. But her problems are just getting started. Her memory lapses are getting more frequent, symptoms of serial-concussion syndrome.As she plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with the pirates, she pushes herself to survive by focusing on thoughts of her children. She’s never told them what she really does for a living, and now she might not get the chance.While her memories make her vulnerable, motherhood makes her dangerous.About Daniel PyneDaniel Pyne was born in Chicago, raised in Colorado, educated at Stanford University, and now lives in Los Angeles and Santa Fe with his wife, brown dogs, fat cat, and an extremely sullen box turtle his grown children left in their wake. He is the author of three novels: Fifty Mice, Twentynine Palms, and A Hole in the Ground Owned by a Liar. A fourth, Catalina Eddy, is scheduled for publication in March of 2017. Among Pyne's film credits are the remake of The Manchurian Candidate, Pacific Heights, Any Given Sunday and Fracture. His latest movie, Backstabbing for Beginners, will be released next year. Pyne's television work spans from the seminal hipster cop show Miami Vice to the new Amazon TV series Bosch. Pyne has worked as a silk screen printer, journalist, cartoonist, advertising copywriter, screenwriter, director, and occasionally teaches writing at UCLA's graduate school of film. Learn more at
The Orchard: A Novel by David HopenA Recommended Book From:The New York Times * Good Morning America * Entertainment Weekly * Electric Literature * The New York Post * Alma * The Millions * Book Riot A commanding debut and a poignant coming-of-age story about a devout Jewish high school student whose plunge into the secularized world threatens everything he knows of himselfAri Eden’s life has always been governed by strict rules. In ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn, his days are dedicated to intense study and religious rituals, and adolescence feels profoundly lonely. So when his family announces that they are moving to a glitzy Miami suburb, Ari seizes his unexpected chance for reinvention.Enrolling in an opulent Jewish academy, Ari is stunned by his peers’ dizzying wealth, ambition, and shameless pursuit of life’s pleasures. When the academy’s golden boy, Noah, takes Ari under his wing, Ari finds himself entangled in the school’s most exclusive and wayward group. These friends are magnetic and defiant—especially Evan, the brooding genius of the bunch, still living in the shadow of his mother’s death.Influenced by their charismatic rabbi, the group begins testing their religion in unconventional ways. Soon Ari and his friends are pushing moral boundaries and careening toward a perilous future—one in which the traditions of their faith are repurposed to mysterious, tragic ends.Mesmerizing and playful, heartrending and darkly romantic, The Orchard probes the conflicting forces that determine who we become: the heady relationships of youth, the allure of greatness, the doctrines we inherit, and our concealed desires.About David HopenDavid Hopen is a student at Yale Law School. Raised in Hollywood, Florida, he earned his master's from the University of Oxford and graduated from Yale College. The Orchard is his debut novel.
A Stranger at the Door by Jason Pinter InterviewFrom the Amazon bestselling author of Hide Away comes the gripping second installment of the Rachel Marin Thriller series.Rachel Marin is in a good place. After years of struggle, the single mother has found both a stable, loving relationship and a new purpose: putting her investigative skills to work solving crimes for the local PD. But just as the pieces of her life are finally starting to fall into place, her teenaged son’s teacher is gruesomely murdered, starting a domino effect that shatters her peaceful existence.When Rachel discovers an ominous email the teacher sent to her just before his death, she knows she must help bring his killer to justice. But soon a figure from her past reappears, threatening to expose Rachel’s darkest secrets if she doesn’t tread lightly. And when her son is recruited by a shadowy businessman who may be connected to the murder, Rachel knows this has just gotten very, very personal.Someone out there is dead set on keeping this grisly cover-up good and buried, which means if Rachel’s not careful, it’s only a matter of time before her dream life becomes her worst nightmare.About Jason PinterJason Pinter is the internationally bestselling author of HIDE AWAY, the first Rachel Marin novel, and the Henry Parker thriller series (THE MARK, THE GUILTY, THE STOLEN, THE FURY, and THE DARKNESS), as well as the acclaimed standalone thriller THE CASTLE, and two children's books. He has been nominated for the Thriller Award, Strand Critics Award, Barry Award, Shamus Award, and more. THE FURY and THE DARKNESS were both chosen as Indie Next selections, and THE MARK, THE STOLEN, and THE FURY were all named to The Strand's Best Books of the Year list. THE MARK was optioned to be a feature film, and there are over 1.5 million copies of Jason's books in print worldwide.He is the Founder and Publisher of Polis Books, and was named one of Publisher Weekly's inaugural Star Watch honorees, which "recognizes young publishing professionals who have distinguished themselves as future leaders of the industry." He has written for The New Republic, Entrepreneur, Esquire, and The Daily Beast, and been featured in Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Mystery Scene and more. He lives in Hoboken, NJ with his wife and their two daughters. Visit him at, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @JasonPinter.
CES 2021 RoboEatz The World’s Most Advanced Autonomous Robotic KitchenRoboEatz.comNEW YORK, NY: Featuring proprietary technology and powered by AI, RoboEatz’ ARK 03 is the only autonomous robotic kitchen system that prepares, cooks and serves a wide range of made-to-order hot and cold food dishes. Designed by restaurateurs and aerospace engineers for the food service industry, ARK 03 robotic kitchen brings the benefits of automation, cleanliness & safety, efficiency and menu personalization to the kitchen for a complete, end-to-end solution. “By bringing state-of-the-art technology into the kitchen, ARK 3 offers unparalleled food safety, operational and cost efficiencies and menu personalization to meet the needs of customers and restauranteurs better than other robotic systems on the market, ” said Alex Barseghian, CEO of RoboEatz. Product Features:Autonomous: prepares, cooks and serves a variety of hot and cold meals, self-cleans and sanitizes.Reduces Food Waste: AI monitors food quality, expiration dates and ingredient supply, less waste = less cost.Ingredient Storage: Choose from 80 fresh ingredients to create thousands of perfectly portioned and prepared dishes. Personalization: Easily customized with transparent dietary nutrition count available at your fingertips. ARK 03 is the only robotic kitchen system that cooks and serves a wide range of dishes.Capacity: Able to create 1,000+ meals before requiring ingredient refill, more than any other system.Speed: Creates meals in 30 sec+. New menu items added in five minutes.Food Safety: Provides contamination control against viruses and bacteria through temperature regulation, smart storage and freshness tracking.“We took our successes and failures from many years in the restaurant business and combined them with our experience in aerospace engineering to deliver a product that solves real problems in the industry and opens a new understanding of how people will be served in decades to come,” said Janis Poruks, Chief Technology Officer of RoboEatz.The system has been in development over the past three years and is now perfected and available for a wide range of commercial applications. Its autonomous, 24/7 operation and personalization capabilities make it an ideal solution for: quick serve & fast casual restaurants, business campuses and office towers, grocery and convenience stores, airports and transportation hubs, health care facilities, schools, senior living centers and entertainment complexes.About the Company:RoboEatz was created by restaurateurs and aerospace engineers to bring the latest technology and innovation to the food service industry. The global team is comprised of mechanical and automation engineers, CAD specialists, chefs and food technologists with decades of experience running restaurants.
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The Creative Discipline Project: How To Create The Discipline Necessary To Accomplish Your Creative Goals by Christen RochonCandidlychristen.comMost self-help books are created to help facilitate a solution to a problem. The Creative Discipline Project was created to help entrepreneurs and creatives of all kinds get beyond the roadblocks that prohibit accomplishing goals. Filled with interactive pages and planning guides, this book will walk readers through the following chapters that will shift your mindset and redefine productivity in your life.About the AuthorChristen Rochon, M.A. is a serial entrepreneur and author who engages audiences around the world with her genuine approach to leveraging the power of a well-balanced digital lifestyle. She has been recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine, honored by Verizon as Digital Trailblazer, represented the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics as a Samsung Global Blogger, and has been honored by WBLS/Hot 97 'Circle of Sisters' and The Michigan Chronicle's 40 Under 40 award.Throughout her 20+ year career in TV and radio, she's contributed to Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, and TV One. Now, as a TV Executive and Creative Accountability Coach, she inspires entrepreneurs and career creatives to maximize their productivity and disciplines to achieve their goals. Her inaugural book, 'The Creative Discipline Project' is a testament to her years of research, discovery and will embolden audiences to carve out best practices and disciplines for success.A proud graduate of Michigan State University, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising/Public Relations and Master's Degree in Strategic Communications – Digital Media Strategies, Christen's passions also include mentoring young creatives of color and prides herself as a keynote speaker, inspiring others through conferences and workshops across the country.
Every Last Secret by A. R. TorreWelcome to the neighborhood. Watch your husband, watch your friends, and watch your back.Cat Winthorpe has worked hard to get what she has: a gorgeous home; social standing; and William, her successful, handsome husband. Then a friendly new couple moves into the estate next door. While cautious, a good neighbor like Cat greets them with open arms and warm hospitality.Neena Ryder isn’t a fellow lady of leisure. A life coach with off-the-rack dresses, personal issues, and a husband who hasn’t delivered, she’s anxious to move up in the world. This beautiful new town is a step in the right direction. It’s also making Neena aware of what she doesn’t have. Namely, William. When Neena’s infatuation escalates into obsession, it’s just a matter of eliminating a few obstacles to get the life she wants. The life next door.As Neena’s secret fixation grows, so does her friendship with Cat. But beneath their cordial interactions is a wealth of temptations, secrets, and toxic jealousy. For both women, the desire for a perfect life can turn perfectly dangerous.About A. R. TorreA.R. Torre is a pseudonym for New York Times Bestselling Author Alessandra Torre. You can view Alessandra's list of books through her Amazon Author page or by visiting
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Exit Rich: The 6 P Method to Sell Your Business for Huge Profit by Michelle Seiler Tucker, Sharon Lechter InterviewExitrichbook.comToo many entrepreneurs push off planning for the sale of their business until the last moment. But for a business to sell for what it's really worth — or even more — owners need to prepare for the sale from the very start.In Exit Rich, author and mergers and acquisitions authority Michelle Seiler Tucker joins forces with Sharon Lechter, finance expert and author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, to create a must-have guide for all business owners whether they're gearing up to sell a business now or just getting started building out their company into something to sell for a profit in the future.Seiler Tucker's twofold approach to selling your business for maximum profit combines two of the most powerful elements of her mergers and acquisitions toolkit: the ''ST GPS Exit Model'' to help business owners set goals for the sale before their business hit the market, and the ''6 P Method'' to help them objectively evaluate their business's worth, before their potential buyers do. Combined, these tools provide invaluable insight into the process of preparing a business for sale, finding the right buyers, and staging the sale itself.Throughout the book, Sharon Lechter's wisdom peppers each chapter in the ''Mentoring Corner'' section, providing forward-thinking entrepreneurs with the perspective that they need to take control of their business's future and exit rich.This book is a rich resource for any business owner looking to:Objectively evaluate their business before a saleImprove their chances of finding the right buyerSell their business for maximum profit
Be a Dick: How One Person Can Change the World in the Most Unexpected Way by Marc EnsignAmazon Description: "My name is Marc. And I am a Dick. I'm a Dick to all of my friends. And to my family. I'm a Dick to people I know. And to people I don't know. In fact, if we were to bump into each other someday, whether it be online or in real life, I would probably be a Dick to you, too. It's nothing personal. It's just who I am. And who I believe we all should be.Be a Dick: How One Person Can Change the World in the Most Unexpected Way is the true story of one's journey to live a life that matters and the surprising path it takes along the way. If you don't already consider yourself a Dick, you'll definitely want to be one by the time you finish reading this book!"Marc Ensign's story began way back when he was a kid who wanted to change the world. Upon realizing that it might take a little longer than anticipated, he got sidetracked and found himself playing bass on Broadway with the Tony Award-Winning show Rent. He was completely unqualified (his words) but had a gift for marketing himself and the rest is Broadway history.Fast forward a bunch of years later and Marc is now "The Big Cheese" at LoudMouse, a personal branding agency specializing in making some of the world's most inspiring speakers, authors, coaches, and entrepreneurs impossible to ignore.
A Rainbow Like You by Andréa Fehsenfeld InterviewAndreafehsenfeld.comBook Song on Spotify LinkAn iconic rock star with everything to prove. A determined teen runaway with nothing left to lose. When their fates intertwine, the most unexpected journey unfolds.Adrian ‘Jazzer’ Johnson’s gilded rock and roll career is the stuff of legend. From out of the dive bars of Long Beach, this high school dropout rocketed his band to the pinnacle of success. But after a whirlwind decade ended with him broken and questioning, Adrian disappeared.Now back on tour after a year in exile, Adrian’s still struggling and under pressure to deliver his next hit. The last thing he needs is to find a teen runaway hiding in his tour bus. As it turns out, Hastings Sinclair is a synesthete who can see music in color. But her offer to help color-blind Adrian unpack his creative block upends their lives in ways they never imagined.Because Adrian’s troubles run deep—beyond what any song can fix—and Hastings hasn’t been upfront about hers. When calamity strikes, a perfect storm of fates unleashes and caught in the crossfire are Adrian’s band mates, a fame-shy beauty he falls hard for, and a scheming journalist with a vendetta. With everything he values suddenly on the line, can Adrian reconcile his own brash history? Or will he be forced to face the music in a way he never has before?
Hell in the Heartland: Murder, Meth, and the Case of Two Missing Girls by Jax Miller On December 30, 1999, in rural Oklahoma, sixteen-year-old Ashley Freeman and her best friend, Lauria Bible, were having a sleepover. The next morning, the Freeman family trailer was in flames and both girls were missing.While rumors of drug debts, revenge, and police corruption abounded in the years that followed, the case remained unsolved and the girls were never found.In 2015, crime writer Jax Miller--who had been haunted by the case--decided to travel to Oklahoma to find out what really happened on that winter night in 1999, and why the story was still simmering more than fifteen years later. What she found was more than she could have ever bargained for: evidence of jaw-dropping levels of police negligence, entire communities ravaged by methamphetamine addiction, and a series of interconnected murders with an ominously familiar pattern.These forgotten towns were wild, lawless, and home to some very dark secrets.About Jax MillerJax Miller is an American author. She wrote her first novel, Freedom's Child, in her twenties while hitchhiking across America, winning the 2016 Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle and earning several CWA Dagger nominations. She has received acclaim from the New York Times, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, and many more. She now works in the true-crime genre, having penned her much-anticipated book and acting as creator, host, and executive producer on the true-crime documentary series Hell in the Heartland on CNN's HLN network. Jax is a lover of film and music, and has a passion for writing screenplays and rock 'n' roll.
One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger by Matthew Yglesias What would actually make America great: more people. If the most challenging crisis in living memory has shown us anything, it’s that America has lost the will and the means to lead. We can’t compete with the huge population clusters of the global marketplace by keeping our population static or letting it diminish, or with our crumbling transit and unaffordable housing. The winner in the future world is going to have more—more ideas, more ambition, more utilization of resources, more people. Exactly how many Americans do we need to win? According to Matthew Yglesias, one billion. From one of our foremost policy writers, One Billion Americans is the provocative yet logical argument that if we aren’t moving forward, we’re losing. Vox founder Yglesias invites us to think bigger, while taking the problems of decline seriously. What really contributes to national prosperity should not be controversial: supporting parents and children, welcoming immigrants and their contributions, and exploring creative policies that support growth—like more housing, better transportation, improved education, revitalized welfare, and climate change mitigation. Drawing on examples and solutions from around the world, Yglesias shows not only that we can do this, but why we must. Making the case for massive population growth with analytic rigor and imagination, One Billion Americans issues a radical but undeniable challenge: Why not do it all, and stay on top forever?ABOUT THE AUTHOR Matthew Yglesias co-founded with Ezra Klein and Melissa Bell in 2014. He's currently a senior correspondent focused on politics and economic policy, and co-hosts "The Weeds" podcast twice a week. Before launching Vox, he wrote the Moneybox column for Slate and blogged for Think Progress, The Atlantic, TPM, and The American Prospect. Yglesias is the author of two books, most recently The Rent Is Too Damn High about the policy origins of the middle class housing affordability crisis in America. Yglesias was born and raised in New York City, but has lived in Washington DC since 2003.
On Treason: A Citizen's Guide to the Law by Carlton F. W. LarsonCarltonlarson.comA concise, accessible, and engaging guide to the crime of treason, written by the nation’s foremost expert on the subjectTreason—the only crime specifically defined in the United States Constitution—is routinely described by judges as more heinous than murder. Today, the term is regularly tossed around by politicians and pundits on both sides of the aisle. But, as accusations of treason flood the news cycle, it is not always clear what the crime truly is, or when it should be prosecuted. Carlton F. W. Larson, a scholar of constitutional law and legal history, takes us on a journey to understand the many subtleties of the Constitution’s definition of treason. With examples ranging from the medieval English Parliament to the accusations against Edward Snowden and Donald Trump, Larson brings to life not only the most notorious accused traitors, such as Benedict Arnold, Aaron Burr, and World War II’s “Tokyo Rose,” but also lesser-known figures, such as Hipolito Salazar, the only person ever executed by the federal government for treason, and Walter Allen, a labor union leader convicted of treason against the state of West Virginia in the early 1920s. Grounded in over two decades of research, On Treason is an indispensable guide for anyone who wants to understand the role of treason law in our constitutional democracy. With this brisk, clear look at the law’s history and meaning, Larson explains who is actually guilty and when—and readers won’t need a law degree to understand why.CARLTON F.W. LARSON is a Martin Luther King, Jr., Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, School of Law, where he teaches American constitutional law and English and American legal history. His scholarship has been cited by numerous federal and state courts and has been highlighted in The New York Times and many other publications. He is a frequent commentator for the national media on constitutional law issues and is the author of the books On Treason and The Trials of Allegiance (Oxford University Press, 2019).
You Can Go Home Now: A Novel by Michael Elias InterviewMichaeleliaswriter.comIn this smart, relevant, unputdownable psychological thriller, a woman cop is on the hunt for a killer while battling violent secrets of her own.“My name is Nina Karim. I am a single thirty-one-year-old woman who likes cats, Ryan Reynolds movies, beautiful sunsets, walking on a wintry beach holding hands with a tall, caring, lightly bearded third-wave feminist. Yeah, right.”Nina is a tough Queens detective with a series of cold case homicides on her desk – men whose widows had the same alibi: they were living in Artemis, a battered women’s shelter, when their husbands were killed.Nina goes undercover into Artemis. Though she is playing the victim, she’s anything but. Nina knows about violence and the bullies who rely on it because she’s experienced it in her own life.In this heart-pounding thriller Nina confronts the violence of her own past in Artemis where she finds solidarity with a community of women who deal with abusive and lethal men in their own way.For the women living in Artemis there is no absolute moral compass, there is the law and there is survival. And, for Nina, who became a cop so she could find the man who murdered her father, there is only revenge. About Michael EliasMichael Elias is an award-winning writer, actor and director who has written film, television, theatre and fiction.His upcoming novel, You Can Go Home Now, is a timely and addictive psychological thriller featuring a female cop on the hunt for a killer while battling violent secrets of her own. The book will be published by HarperCollins in the U.S. and by Editions du Masque in France in June 2020. He is also the author of The Last Conquistador, published by Open Road Media.Michael Elias was born and raised in upstate New York, moving to New York City after graduating from St. John's College in Annapolis to pursue a career in acting. He was a member of the Living Theatre (The Brig) and acted at The Judson Poets Theatre, La MaMa, and Caffé Chino. Elias transitioned to Hollywood and with Frank Shaw wrote the screenplay for The Frisco Kid starring Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford, then Envoyez les Violons with Eve Babitz and began a long partnership with Rich Eustis. Together, they wrote the screenplays for Serial, Young Doctors in Love and created Head of the Class a television series for ABC, partially based on Elias' experience as a high school teacher in New York City. Elias also worked with Steve Martin, a collaboration that included material for Martin's comedy albums, network TV specials, and the screenplay for The Jerk.Elias wrote and directed Showtime's Lush Life with Forrest Whitaker and Jeff Goldblum. He was nominated for best Director at The Cable Ace Awards that year, and the TV movie has become a jazz film classic. His semi-autobiographical play about a small hotel in upstate New York was directed by Paul Mazursky, ran for four months in Los Angeles, with the LA Weekly naming The Catskill Sonata one of the best ten plays of the year.Michael Elias lives in Los Angeles and Paris.
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