Great American Wit - The Classic Humor of the Algonquin Round Table
Robert E. Drennan
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
The perfect gift for the snarky literature fan in your life!
“Stop looking at the world through rose-colored bifocals.”
“His mind is so open, the wind whistles through it.”
“You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”
Ever wonder where these sayings came from? For decades, the dining room of New York’s legendary Algonquin Hotel was a hub of letters and humor. Cocktails swirled as writers, humorists, actors, and critics poked fun at culture, the arts, and one another. In this lively tribute, today’s readers will come to understand why Robert Benchley, George S. Kaufman, and Dorothy Parker represent the epitome of quips and comebacks—wit that still packs a punch decades later. Each chapter contains:
A short biographical sketch
A photo of the great American wit
Handpicked collection of quotes and anecdotes
Packaged in a contemporary cover, this is the perfect gift or coffee table book. Discover the sarcasm, double entendres, insults, and jabs that earned these sharp minds the collective title of “the Vicious Circle.”
This book is for educators and caregivers of children ages 1 to 3. It can also be used as projects approach curriculum. This book can be course adopted in early childhood teaching methods classes.The project approach has been written about extensively for preschool-aged children, but there is very little, if anything, written about using the project approach with toddlers and twos. This book fills that hole.In early education, there is growing emphasis on the importance of creativity in children’s lives, and educators are more aware of the importance that classrooms support children’s initiative and the unique ways they express it. This book investigates how early childhood professionals can develop projects that help scaffold very young children’s well-rounded learning.An index is included.The author has deep knowledge of working with toddlers and twos—he has been teaching them for 20 years at a school where families and faculties have a passion for partnering with children in creative pursuits.
This is the first in Denes Agay’s famous piano tuition series of piano for children, this book teaches the basics, step-by-step, through a progression of melodic pieces and songs.
Denes Agay intends to introduce easy piano technique and music theory in an accessible and imaginative way, inspiring students to learn and practice. With colourful, attractive illustrations, simple diagrams and over 70 fun and engaging pieces to learn, there has never been a better way to get your child enthused about the piano.
This manual is for teachers and educators that want to create a functional Moodle e-learning course. It covers the key aspects from navigation and structure of Moodle, to adding resources and activities to the customisation of Moodle using themes and plugins.
Shoe Dog: A Memoir By The Creator of NIKE by Phil
Knight| Book Summary | Readtrepreneur
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Nike is like a precious child to its creator, Phil Knight. It has an amazing and
inspiring story behind its origin, detailing all the ups and down that Phil
experienced in his journey to creating Nike.
This book Shoe Dog tells us of how Nike came about and became a shoe giant and household
brand that everyone knows of and covets today. Told in an honest yet humorous manner, Phil
brings readers on a journey where they will laugh and feel the heartaches as the story unfolds.
(Note: This summary is wholly written and published by readtrepreneur.com It is not affiliated
with the original author in any way)
"Make history or be part of it." – Phil Knight
Phil had gone through many moments that tested his endurance, but he never gave up on his
company and strove to make things work. Shoe Dog also tells of his personal life and him
having to juggle both the roles of a father and a businessman.
The trials that Phil had gone through allowed him to emerge stronger than
before. However, to this day, he still has regrets about his distant relationship
with his rebellious late son.
P.S. Shoe Dog tells of the story of Phil Knight from his own words, encompassing both his
personal and professional life. For us readers, it will be about life lessons learnt from the
shoe giant and on top of it all, an interesting read.
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The Absolute Beginners: Guitar Songbook contains an impressive repertoire of classic hits, specially arranged using just ten chords. These uncomplicated arrangements mean you can be playing some of your favourite songs almost immediately! Including massive hits by Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Oasis and more!
These pieces complement the basics taught in Absolute Beginners: Guitar Tutor and continue to impart important lessons in technique.
Exclusive to iBooks, each song is accompanied by backing tracks embedded within the book, allowing to hone your skills and play along as part of a virtual band!
- All Along The Watchtower [Bob Dylan]
- What Can I Do? [The Corrs]
- Yellow [Coldplay]
- Sunny Afternoon [The Kinks]
- Hand In My Pocket [Alanis Morissette]
- Let It Be [The Beatles]
- Not Fade Away [Buddy Holly]
- Common People [Pulp]
- Wonderful Tonight [Eric Clapton]
- Run To You [Bryan Adams]
- Roll With It [Oasis]
- The Boxer [Simon & Garfunkel]
- There She Goes [The La’s]
- Hey Jude [The Beatles]
- Blue Suede Shoes [Elvis Presley]
- No Woman, No Cry [Bob Marley]
- Romeo And Juliet [Dire Straits]
- Johnny B. Goode [Chuck Berry]
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