Book 1

The Making of the Godfather

The Making of the Godfather

Hachette UK. 2013

In this entertaining and insightful essay, Mario Puzo chronicles his rise from struggling writer to overnight success after the publication of The Godfather. With equal parts cynicism and humor, Puzo recounts the book deal and his experiences in Hollywood while writing the screenplay for the movie. Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Evans, Peter Bart, Marlon Brando, and Al Pacino all make appearances-as does Frank Sinatra, in his famous and disastrous encounter with Puzo. First published in 1972,...

The Greater Freedom

The Greater Freedom

Little A. 2019

Selling Street and Snack Foods

Selling Street and Snack Foods

Food & Agriculture Org. 2021

"The main purpose of this booklet is to create awareness about the multitude of opportunities that street and snack foods can provide for small-scale farmers in rural, peri-urban and urban areas. Moreover street and snack foods have positive effects on other member of the supply chain as well as poor consumers in rural, peri-urban and urban communities. it is hoped that policy-makers and development personnel recognize such opportunities and provide a supporting and enabling environment for...

Spiritual Economies

Spiritual Economies

Cornell University Press. 2011

In Europe and North America Muslims are often represented in conflict with modernity—but what could be more modern than motivational programs that represent Islamic practice as conducive to business success and personal growth? Daromir Rudnyckyj's innovative and surprising book challenges widespread assumptions about contemporary Islam by showing how moderate Muslims in Southeast Asia are reinterpreting Islam not to reject modernity but to create a "spiritual economy" consisting of practices...

Gumpisms: The Wit & Wisdom Of Forrest Gump

Gumpisms: The Wit & Wisdom Of Forrest Gump

Random House. 2013

With an Introduction by P.J. O'Rourke THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME ONCE YOU'VE SEEN IT THROUGH THE EYES OF FORREST GUMP America's most lovable new hero is winning smiles and hearts everywhere these days - in the Paramount motion picture, Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, and in the novel by Winston Groom (available in Black Swan paperback), hailed by critics as one of the funniest books they've ever read.Now the fun continues in this delightful confection of wit and wisdom from the world...