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London: Foyles
Seattle: The Elliott Bay Book Company
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Faye Allen's Book Lists

Paul's mother, Faye, is a retired school teacher who passed on her love of reading to Paul and his sister, Jody. Below are reading lists Mrs. Allen prepared for each of her children.

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Paul G. Allen's documentary and feature film company


This Emotional Life

Happiness is not only a universal desire, but, biologically, a universal need. And yet, it evades so many of us. This three-part series explores why, and in doing so draws upon key insights from the latest in brain and behavioral science. Available on Amazon.com

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

The documentary tell the captivating story of one of the latest battles in the war over evolution—the celebrated federal case of Kitzmiller v. Dover School District. Available on Amazon.com

Rx For Survival—A Global Health Challenge

Why are we so vulnerable to new infectious diseases? What will it take to get the fruits of medical science and disease prevention strategies to all the world's people as soon as possible? This six-part series shines a light on the most critical health threats in the world today and present dramatic stories demonstrating that solutions are indeed possible, and lives can be saved right now. Available on Amazon.com


Where God Left His Shoes

Starring John Lequizamo. This is the story of a family that refuses to break apart during the darkest time of their lives and discovers that they will survive as long as they have each other. Available on Amazon.com

Hard Candy

Starring Ellen Page and Patrick Wilson. Hayley's a smart, charming teenage girl—but even smart girls make mistakes. She's hooking up in a coffee shop with this guy she's met on the Internet. And even though Jeff's a cute, smooth professional in his early 30s, a high-end fashion photographer, Hayley shouldn't be suggesting that the two of them go back to Jeff's house. Alone. Available on Amazon.com

Far From Heaven

Cathy (Julianne Moore) is the perfect '50s housewife and Frank (Dennis Quaid) is her perfect husband. Together they have the perfect '50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she discovers her husband's secret life. Available on Amazon.com

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