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In Shelby Steele’s beautifully wrought and thoughtprovoking new book, A Bound Man, the award-winning and bestselling author of The Content of Our Character attests that Senator Barack Obama’s groundbreaking quest for the highest office in the land is fast becoming a galvanizing occasion beyond mere presidential politics, one that is forcing a national dialogue on…

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Put two cows on a billboard with a bucket of paint and a brush, and they’ll create some unexpected opportunities. In 1995 we gave the cows responsibility for taking the message of Chick-fil-A to the public. Five years after they painted their first billboard, Chick-fil-A had doubled our sales volume, achieving annual sales of more…

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In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future. “Imagine denying your core and soul. Then add to it the most impossible expectations that people have for you because you are the personification of The American Male Athlete.” Bruce…

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