Month: October 2016

Billboard Number One Hits 1958-2016 with Video Links

By Bold Rain

Which tune was once Billboard scorching a hundred no 1 unmarried on January 1, 1988? ("George Michael - Faith")

How many sizzling a hundred no 1 Singles does Michael Jackson have? (17 Singles:12 + four as member of "The Jackson five" + 1 in "Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson - Say, Say, Say")

This ebook solutions all of those questions. This ebook provides the checklist of all 1051 songs that reached Billboard sizzling a hundred Chart number 1 place, from its construction on August four, 1958 to February 20, 2016. All 1051 songs include direct hyperlinks of Youtube song video clips. simply 1-Click away to take pleasure in tune! not more typing and looking out are wanted. it is handy and arranged for you.

This publication has shrewdpermanent perspectives - by way of 12 months view and through Artist view. via yr view lists all of the number one singles through yr. through Artist view teams the number one singles through every one artist. each number 1 unmarried comes with particular details comparable to artist identify, period of number 1 occupancy, view counts of Youtube song video (which measures the song's lasting popularity), and extra.

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The New York Times Complete World War II: The Coverage of the Entire Conflict

Experience the background, politics, and tragedy of global battle II in the course of the unique, frequently firsthand day-by-day reportage of The long island Times, our country's newspaper of record.

The Times' whole assurance of worldwide warfare II is now on hand in a paperback version of this precise booklet. countless numbers of the main riveting articles from the data of the Times together with firsthand bills of significant occasions and little-known anecdotes were chosen for inclusion in The manhattan instances: international battle II. The ebook covers the largest battles of the battle, from the conflict of the Bulge to the conflict of Iwo Jima, in addition to relocating tales from the house entrance and profiles of famous leaders and heroes comparable to Winston Churchill and George Patton.
A revered international conflict II historian and author, editor Richard Overy publications readers during the articles, placing the occasions into historic context.
Beautifully designed and illustrated with 1000s of maps and historic pictures, it is the ideal reward for any battle, politics, or heritage buff.

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Behind the Curtain: An Insider's View of Jay Leno's Tonight Show

By Dave Berg

Jay Leno's this night convey comes alive during this ebook by way of insider Dave Berg, who spent 18 years as Jay's co-producer.  There have been continually indicates: the single on degree and the one behind the curtain. This narrative weaves either jointly, that includes the show's such a lot mythical moments, together with Hugh Grant's game-changing mea culpa, Arnold Schwarzenegger's stunning political assertion, and the ancient reserving of Barack Obama because the first sitting president ever to do a late-night convey. however it does not cease there.  Every web page is stuffed with zany, wacky and critical moments with celebrities, political and activities figures on the this night express with Jay Leno. Foreword by way of Jay Leno and endorsements through Laura Bush, invoice O'Reilly, invoice Maher,  Gary Sinise, James Carville & Mary Matalin, Larry the Cable man and extra.

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The New York Times Complete World War II: The Coverage of the Entire Conflict

Experience the historical past, politics, and tragedy of global struggle II in the course of the unique, frequently firsthand day-by-day reportage of The big apple Times, our country's newspaper of record.

The Times' whole insurance of global conflict II is now on hand in a paperback version of this targeted ebook. thousands of the main riveting articles from the data of the Times together with firsthand money owed of significant occasions and little-known anecdotes were chosen for inclusion in The ny occasions: international struggle II. The booklet covers the most important battles of the struggle, from the conflict of the Bulge to the conflict of Iwo Jima, in addition to relocating tales from the house entrance and profiles of famous leaders and heroes reminiscent of Winston Churchill and George Patton.
A revered international warfare II historian and author, editor Richard Overy courses readers in the course of the articles, placing the occasions into historic context.
Beautifully designed and illustrated with hundreds and hundreds of maps and old photos, it is the ideal reward for any conflict, politics, or historical past buff.

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The Night of the Iguana

By Tennessee Williams

Now released for the 1st time as a exchange paperback with a brand new advent and the fast tale on which it was once based.

Williams wrote: "This is a play approximately love in its purest terms." it's also Williams's powerful and persuasive plea for persistence and resistance within the face of human ache. The earthy widow Maxine Faulk is proprietress of a rundown resort on the fringe of a Mexican cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean the place the defrocked Rev. Shannon, his journey staff of girls from a West Texas women's collage, the self-described New England spinster Hannah Jelkes and her ninety-seven-year-old grandfather, Jonathan Coffin ("the world's oldest dwelling and practising poet"), a family members of ugly Nazi tourists, and an iguana tied through its throat to the veranda, all locate themselves assembled for a wet and turbulent night.

This is the 1st exchange paperback variation of The evening of the Iguana and springs with an creation through award-winning playwright Doug Wright, the author's unique Foreword, the quick tale "The evening of the Iguana" which used to be the germ for the play, plus an essay by means of famous Tennessee Williams pupil, Kenneth Holditch.

"I'm bored with carrying out prone in compliment and worship of a senile delinquent—yeah, that's what I stated, I shouted! all of your Western theologies, the complete mythology of them, are according to the idea that of God as a senile antisocial and, by means of God, i cannot and can't proceed to behavior prone in compliment and worship of this...this...this offended, petulant previous man." —The Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon, from The evening of the Iguana

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The Trojan Women and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

By Euripides, James Morwood

This quantity of Euripides' performs deals new translations of the 3 nice battle performs Trojan girls, Hecuba, and Andromache, within which the sufferings of Troy's survivors are harrowingly depicted. With remarkable depth, Euripides--whom Aristotle referred to as the main tragic of poets--describes the awful brutality that either girls and youngsters suffer in the course of conflict. but, within the war's aftermath, this brutality is challenged and a brand new battleground is published the place the ladies of Troy evince an overpowering greatness of spirit.
We weep for the elderly Hecuba in her identify play and in Trojan Women, whereas while we recognize her resilience amid unrelieved agony. Andromache, the slave-concubine of her husband's killer, endures her life within the victor's state with a stoic the Aristocracy. in their time but undying, those performs insist at the victory of the feminine spirit amid the horrors visited on them through the gods and males in the course of war.
concerning the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative worthwhile positive aspects, together with specialist introductions by means of prime experts, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional research, and lots more and plenty more.

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The Hurricane

By Hugh Howey

Daniel Stillman has forty two fb associates. His mobile phone comprises 18 contacts, of them for pizza supply. Six humans keep on with him on Twitter. 4 readers join his weblog; he is lovely definite one in every of them him on accident.

And now a class five hurricane is set to wipe all this away.

In its wake can be left a unmarried woman, a neighbor he by no means knew, and a brand new reprieve from the electronic maelstrom of his lifestyles, an excellent silence just like the eye of a few extraordinary typhoon.

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Round Dance and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

By Arthur Schnitzler

The playwright Arthur Schnitzler is better referred to as the chronicler of fin de si`ecle Viennese decadence. here's a specified number of seven of Schnitzler's best-known performs in new English translations which are fluent and expressive and excellent for analyzing, learn, or performance.

Round Dance, written within the overdue Nineties, exposes sexual lifestyles in Vienna with such witty frankness that it may possibly no longer be staged till after the 1st global struggle, while it provoked a revolt within the theater and a prosecution for indecency. the gathering additionally contains Flirtations, The eco-friendly Cockatoo, The Last Masks, Countess Mizzi, and The sizeable Domain. those different performs discover love, sexuality, and loss of life in quite a few guises, constantly with a pointy, non-judgemental knowledge of the complexity and secret of the psyche. accustomed to Freud and his circle, Schnitzler probes underneath the skin of his characters to discover feelings they slightly comprehend. additionally incorporated is the tragicomedy Professor Bernhardi, within which Schnitzler addresses the growing to be anti-Semitism of the interval. The advent by means of Ritchie Robertson explores the performs on the subject of Schnitzler's lifestyles, to the tradition of turn-of-the-century Vienna, and to Mordernism in general.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative important positive aspects, together with professional introductions by means of prime specialists, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for additional learn, and lots more and plenty extra.

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