Critchley has two books being released this Fall: an examination of the man he claims is the greatest artist of the last forty years, David Bowie, and a narrative involving another of his long-time obsessions, memory theaters.
Bruce Arena had said at one point that Beckham trained hard every day. He had never been a favorite of mine -- I thought he was another good-looking, overrated British brat -- but the older he got, the more he earned my respect.
When I was 23 and about to go to law school, I thought I'd spend the summer writing a novel. (A bit more than a half-century later, I laugh.) To keep the days free for writing, I decided against getting a day job. Instead I sold my body to science...
According to different archaeological explanations the two sculptures -- the Lion and Sphinxes -- symbolize the power and strength of the Macedonian dynasty, consequently the power and impact of the person or the persons most likely buried inside the monument of Amphipolis.
Greetings from the offices of Bad Advice for Writers! Whether you're planning a novel, a screenplay, a short story, or a letter to your mother, if it's fiction we're here for you!
You can't have a world class city with a decaying library system. Libraries are inextricably linked to education and quality of life factors that are central to the future economic growth of Miami-Dade County.
By Grace Stearns for Off the Shelf An important part of my daily life as an apathetic Millennial involves the strategic avoidance of hype. Overenthusiasm or, even worse, earnest admiration of any kind is a social embarrassment too great to risk, regardless of whatever cultural phenomenon, life-changing product,...
Data Visualization Art,
Photos Art Science,
Today's cutting-edge art doesn't just use science and technology. It is actually driven by it.
You can achieve success -- however you define success -- by doing practically anything that goes with or even against current advice online for self-published book marketing. The "self" in self-publishing means you've got the reins.
If you want to be in Scotland but can't at the moment, here are five books that will take you there.
Cathy Lamb, 47, is a women's fiction author. Her first novel, Julia's Chocolates, was published when she was forty, in 2007.
Self-publishing has sprung up recently due to the advent of the amazing Internet, and it allows anyone (like myself) to be proclaimed authors.
These stories do not end with "...and they live happily ever after." Instead, they often end in death -- as life does -- or in an ambiguous place that does not grant a tidy moral.
There is a commonly held Romantic notion that great suffering is the source of great art. If this were true, the world would probably be blessed with far more great art.
PEN joined a coalition of advocacy groups, led by Free Press, in New York on Monday to advocate for the Open Net and preserve net neutrality. Author Fatima Shaik, a member of PEN's Children's and Young Adult Committee, participated in the rally and gave this fiery speech. "Writers use...
To be sure, we are at a crossroads. Poets and audiences need each other. As a member of both groups, I am ready to rise to the occasion.
Bill O'Reilly Fox News,
World War II,
While I plan on reading O'Reilly's take in Killing Patton, I also expect to find the rehashing of older speculations in a "bold and fresh" O'Reilly-Dugard style. An approach that can once again land O'Reilly -- God bless -- with more books sold, but very little new truth revealed.
Welcome to the Monkey House was first published by Playboy Magazine. Playboy's published countless controversial stories by likewise provocative authors. In spite of this literary contribution, or perhaps because of it, the pinup publication has faced censorship around the world.
Once upon a time, a girl could find some bad ass cowboys in historical westerns, tycoons in turn of the century NYC, and medieval Knights charging in to save the day.
Martin Luther King,
"It struck me that the period beginning with the First World War and ending with the fall of the Berlin wall was the period to write about. I realized it needed to be three books, each one based on a different war."