BrooklynFans Of Books: “Limitless Mind” By Jo Boaler

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Borders

By Jo Boaler

HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; hardcover; $26.99

Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed, an education resource that has reached over 230 million students. She is the author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning, as well as nine mathematic books and numerous research articles.

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Chapman Claims Second Straight Reliever Of Month Award For Yankees

(Aroldis Chapman fires one in earlier this season – Photo by Jason Schott)

Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been voted the American League Reliever of the Month for August, and Felipe Vázquez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been named the National League Reliever of the Month honors.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “The Bourbon King” On Prohibition’s Evil Genius

The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius

By Bob Batchelor

Diversion Books; hardcover, 400 pages; $27.99; available today, September 3

When people think of the 1920s and Prohibition, the name Al Capone comes to mind immediately, but there was a bigger player on the scene, a man many believe accumulated more wealth than the notorious gangster, and he did it with a lot more sophistication.

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