You may know Josh Klein as the guy who built a vending machine for crows (and his incredibly popular TEDTalk about it), his National Geographic TV series, The Link, or his popular free science fiction novel, R'ood.
Haroon K. Ullah's work, Vying for Allah's Vote, focuses on democratization, security studies, and political party dynamics.
Heidegger said that the only way to live an authentic existence is through the awareness of death. By this definition Zadie Smith is living an inauthentic existence since she is not capable of entertaining the notion of her own impermanence. In her essay "Man vs. Corpse,"...
Newlywed and Broke not only serves as a charming form of entertainment, it also provides helpful information demonstrating how to save money and live at your own means. Recent college graduates and young couples are all in this same metaphorical boat.
The following is a list of books that have fundamentally changed the way I view education.
The entire success of a criminal poisoning depends on the process imitating the effects of a natural disease. So said Edinburgh's professor of forensics Robert Christison in 1836. If he was right, then the odds ran strongly in the murderer's favor when arsenic was involved.
Jay Parini offers us in less than 200 pages a warm, bold, strong, well-written historical biography of Jesus Christ. No kidding. It is probably the most reliable biography on Christ written for a century or two.
Best Books Of The Year,
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work By Mason Curry,
Maria's Farm Country Kitchen,
Passionate Minds: The Great Love Affair Of The Enlightenment,
Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know Is Worth More Than What You Have,
Sex And The Citadel: Intimate Life In a Changing Arab World,
The Crossfire Series,
The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage And The Quest To Build The First Computer,
The Signature Of All Things,
The Typewriter Girl,
What Happens In Scotland,
Best Books Of 2013,
by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I confess, after a long day writing novels, I don't always want to spend the evening looking at more words. Having said that, there is no greater pleasure than...
A bookstore is a nice thing in a neighborhood. Not just because you wouldn't mind if your daughter worked there, or your brother. It would be good for the community, too. They could help people find a book.
Books For The Foodies,
John F. Mariani,
These recipes are more fascinating for their rigor, and how they are distinguished from so much that passes for sleight-of-hand cookery these days.
Perron's book flows like a choreographic retrospective. The reader has an opportunity to witness both the writer, and the work, evolve.
Learn how entrepreneur and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk sells thousands of books by using social media. Gary discusses his book marketing strategies from his new book called Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook.
Picking a creative career like writing would be impossible without blind faith in oneself. I've always worked at being the hero of my own story, someone I would root for in a book, or onscreen, but now the scope of the story is growing and I can't predict the plotline.
Charles M. Schulz,
Peanuts Comic Strip,
The conservative publishing house Regnery, publishing home of profound thinkers like Newt Gingrich and Ann Coulter, has licensed Charlie Brown, along with the rest of the Peanuts troupe, for a planned "Little Patriot" series of books for children.
Writer Günter Grass on why he prefers remaining off line, working the old-fashioned way: "Literature for example -- you can't speed it up, when you work with it. If you do, you do so at the expense of quality."
Of all the titles that I have not read on the U.S. Department of Labor's ongoing list of Books that Shaped Work in America, there is one I find particularly intriguing.
For those of us who market authors for a living, we know that 2013, more than any other year, saw bigger changes in marketing books. More in fact, than any prior year. The changes are largely due to the number of books that have come online both in print and...
The Gender Book,
Mel Reiff Hill,
Mel Reiff Hill Interview,
Gay Voices News
Tackling topics like gender identity and presentation, gender-based assumptions, cissexism, pronouns, the gender binary, and the transgender umbrella, the book lives up to its name, providing the reader with an engaging Gender 101 lesson.
Mott The Hoople,
Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame,
The South West Coast Path,
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?,
However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.
Bacon talks about honor when he talks about how college players in the Big Ten should represent their teams, with a focus on academics and emerging as real student-athletes.