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n THE HARD THING ABOUT HARD THINGS by Ben Horowitz Understand hardships you may face when starting your own company and gain essential advice


for navigating everyday problems confronting business leaders.


n DK EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE: MARRAKECH by Andrew Humphreys This pocket-sized companion is divided into practical sections to help visitors tackle the Moroccan city, from sightseeing


The Hundred-Foot Journey DIRECTOR AND SCREENWRITER Steven


Knight’s adaptation of Richard C. Morais’ best- selling novel chronicles a culinary rivalry that ensues between two restaurants. Te quaint and picturesque southern French village of Saint- Antonin-Noble-Val forms the backdrop of this touching tale produced by Steven Spielberg, Juliet Blake and Oprah Winfrey. Te film sees the Kadam family, displaced from


their native India, opening an Indian restaurant 100ft across the street from a Michelin-starred establishment. Infusing the sleepy town with


the spices of India infuriates Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), the eccentric head chef at the esteemed French restaurant. After waging a culinary war, Madame Mallory


reluctantly forms a bond with the Indian family’s young son, Hassan (Manish Dayal), after discovering his talent as a chef. Madame Mallory begins to mentor Hassan as a culinary apprentice, leading him to Paris and a world of new adventures in this tale about family, nationality and good taste. n RELEASE DATE: August 8, 2014.


LITTLEBLACKBOOK: FAMILY ATTRACTIONS


n SHREK’S FAR FAR AWAY ADVENTURE, LONDON, UK: Shrek will soon be packing his case for London with confirmation that a new attraction starring the green ogre and his friends Fiona, Donkey and Puss in Boots is to be built in the UK capital. Taking the stage on London’s South Bank, this Shrek-themed park is set to become a hit when it opens in summer 2015, using a mixture of actors, puppets and animations to bring the box office hit to life. dreamworksanimation.com


n FUNTASY WORLD, SINGAPORE: Opened in May this year, the 810-acre tropical island is being billed as the world’s largest eco theme park. There are plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy, including water rides, nature trails, watersports and beach clubs. The island also hosts a separate complex of 413 hotel suites and villas, as well as a range of entertainment, shopping, dining and spa facilities. The island is a 20-minute ferry ride from Singapore’s harborfront. funtasyisland.com


n ST AUGUSTINE AQUARIUM & BOTANICAL GARDENS, FLORIDA: The ocean’s deepest mysteries are set to rise to the surface in 2015 with the opening of this Florida aquarium in the city of St Augustine. Underwater enthusiasts will be mesmerized by the sea’s greatest treasures, including the Sand Tiger, Bonnethead and Blacknose sharks, as well as schools of eels, fish and rays. The sustainable attraction will be housed in a 250,000-gallon, 43,000sq ft facility. saaquarium.com


n GRAND TEXAS SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT, HOUSTON, TEXAS: Stretching across 630 acres in East Montgomery County, this mammoth eight-venue complex will include not only waterslides and rollercoasters, but also sports arenas, hotels, baseball fields and 450,000sq ft of retail and dining options. Slated to open in 2015, the district will include 150 acres of theme park focused on different periods of Texas history. grandtx.com


hotspots to top events and festivals.


n COMMIT TO WIN by Heidi Reeder, PhD How to harness the four elements of commitment — treasures, troubles, contributions and choices — to reach your goals.


n THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CALIFORNIA by Nick Edwards, Charles Hodgkins & Stephen Keeling Full of insider tips plus maps, itineraries, hotspots and


recommendations to help you take advantage of the best of sunny California.


34 | ASTAnetwork | summer 2014


WORDS: STEPHANIE CAVAGNARO. IMAGE: WALT DISNEY PICTURES


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