Shortlisted for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, Gregory Zuckerman answers the question investors have been asking for decades: How did Jim Simons do it? Who's Jon Simmons? He's modern-day Midas who remade markets in his own image, but failed to anticipate how his success would impact his firm and country. It's also a story of what Simmons' revolution means for the rest of us (which we believe is the most important function of the book).
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A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes. This film paints an incisive and compassionate portrait of how ending a marriage is often the end and the beginning of a different life when it involves your children. Scarlett Johansson plays the lead role as the mother and wife, with Adam Driver in a serious and non-sc-fi role as a husband and father.
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Shia LaBeouf wrote the screenplay based on his own life experiences, and award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father. Fictionalizing his childhood ascent to stardom, and his crash-landing into rehab and recovery, actors Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges show what it's like to navigate each stage of a frenetic career. LaBeouf also plays his own father. Talk about a tall order...
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This relatively new holiday, signed into the books by George W. Bush in 2001, marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall—a physical barrier between a divided city and a symbol of a divided world—stood for nearly three decades. On the night of November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall didn't actually come down. It just lost its meaning as a barrier and became the site of a global celebration.
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