Audrey Wood and the Playwrights by M. Barranger

By M. Barranger

From Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers to Arthur Kopit and Brian Friel, agent Audrey wooden inspired and guided the original abilities of playwrights within the Broadway theatre of her day. Her quiet decision and burning enthusiasm introduced America's best mid-century playwrights to prominence and changed degree background.

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The Two Frank Thrings by Peter Fitzpatrick

By Peter Fitzpatrick

They shared a reputation and their actual resemblance used to be startling. And, either Frank Thrings have been large figures within the panorama of 20th-century Australian theatre and picture. yet, in lots of methods, they can not often were extra diverse. Frank Thring the daddy (1882-1936) begun his occupation as a sideshow magican, and he wheeled, dealed, and infrequently married his manner into changing into the mythical "F.T." - an impresario, speculator, and proprietor of Efftee motion pictures, Australia's first 'talkies' studio. He equipped for himself a picture of grand patriarchal respectability, a monstrous fortune, and all of the makings of a dynasty. Frank Thring the son (1926-1994) squandered the fortune and derailed the dynasty during growing his personal character - a different presence which could make such a lot phases and foyers look small. He received reputation taking part in tyrants in togas in Hollywood blockbusters (perhaps his most renowned position used to be that of Pontius Pilate in Ben-Hur [1959]), then, without warning, he got here domestic to Melbourne to play maybe his most interesting position - that of Frank Thring, actor and character extraordinaire. significant to this position was once that Frank the son was once unapologetically and outrageously homosexual. during this compelling twin biography, writer Peter Fitzpatrick tells the tale of 2 impressive characters. it is a form of detective tale, following the lives of 2 males who did all they can to hide their tracks, and to hide 'the self:' Frank the daddy used secrecy and sleight-of-hand as innovations for self-protection; Frank the son masked a completely reclusive character with flamboyant self-parody. it is also the story of a misplaced courting - and of the ability a father could have had, even over a son who hardly ever knew him. "This is a wonderfully developed biography, discovering a form within the lives it explores after impeccable research". The Sydney Morning usher in, October 27, 2012 In August 2013, this booklet received the nationwide Biography Award, Australia's pre-eminent prize for biographical writing and memoir.

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New Corporate Governance: Successful Board Management Tools by Martin Hilb

By Martin Hilb

Martin Hilb provides an cutting edge and built-in method of the idea and perform of company governance. relevant to this technique is a collection of tools - built and confirmed via the writer - that may be utilized by forums to supply powerful strategic path and keep an eye on to their corporations.

The board tools could be effectively utilized to the detailed choice, assessment, remuneration and improvement of board contributors, and for accomplishing board self-evaluations.

This new method of company governance is predicated on 4 guiding ideas: maintain it situational, preserve it strategic, continue it built-in, and retain it managed. jointly, those rules shape the root of an built-in method that addresses all key points of company governance. the most arguments in each one part are supported via conceptual versions, useful board instruments or case reports, making the e-book preferrred to board individuals, senior managers and post-graduate students.

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Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World by David B. Berman

By David B. Berman

FOREWORD by way of ERIK  SPIEKERMANN How did layout support opt for a president? Why are humans deciding to buy homes they can't come up with the money for? Why do U.S. motor vehicle makers now fight to compete? Why can we rather have an environmental problem? Design concerns. Like by no means prior to. Disarming the guns of mass deception. Designers create a lot of what we see, what we use, and what we adventure. during this time of exceptional environmental, social, and financial crises, designers can decide on what their younger career should be approximately: inventing deceptions that inspire extra consumption—or assisting fix the area. Do strong layout is a decision to motion: It indicators designers to the position they play in persuading worldwide audiences to meet invented wishes. The booklet outlines a extra sustainable method of either the perform and the intake of layout. All pros could be encouraged by means of the message of ways one can suppose larger approximately itself by way of retaining onto its rules. during this provocative and dramatically-illustrated e-book, David Berman bargains a robust and hopeful message for all designers. this present day, everyone seems to be a dressmaker. And the way forward for civilization is our universal layout venture. Do strong layout is an AIGA layout Press booklet, released less than Peachpit's New Riders imprint in partnership with AIGA. the writer will make a donation of 10% of his proceeds to a no longer for-profit association whose venture is in alignment with the objectives of this publication.

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Henry V by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

Along with his family’s declare to the throne doubtful, Henry seeks to safe his place through turning the country’s realization in a foreign country. but if his outnumbered military is trapped at Agincourt, catastrophe turns out inevitable. Shakespeare probes notions of management and gear during this iconic depiction of England’s charismatic warrior king.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, of today’s such a lot finished Shakespearean students, this contemporary Library sequence comprises definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare: whole Works. every one play contains an creation in addition to an outline of Shakespeare’s theatrical occupation; remark on prior and present productions in line with interviews with prime administrators, actors, and architects; scene-by-scene research; key proof concerning the paintings; a chronology of Shakespeare’s existence and occasions; and black-and-white illustrations.

Ideal for college students, theater pros, and normal readers, those glossy and obtainable versions from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new general in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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International Business: New Challenges, New Forms, New by Simon Harris, O. Kuivalainen, V. Stoyanova

By Simon Harris, O. Kuivalainen, V. Stoyanova

Offers an in-depth research of a few of the latest demanding situations for foreign companies, akin to company social accountability and the phenomenon of outward international direct funding from China. displays at the new views in overseas enterprise by way of offering the event of winning enterprise specialists within the box.

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Womenomics: Work Less, Achieve More, Live Better by Claire Shipman

By Claire Shipman

“A own, provocative, and tough booklet for profession ladies who wish much less guilt, extra life.”
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Womenomics, the groundbreaking New York instances bestseller through Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, is a useful advisor for this iteration ladies, supply an expert suggestion on easy methods to “Work much less, in achieving extra, dwell Better.” Shipman and Kay, television newshounds good conversant in the tension of the office, describe the hot financial developments that supply today’s overworked operating girls extra expert and private offerings than ever prior to. ultimately, you now not need to do all of it to have it all—Womenomics shows you how.

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