Despite the adage, "Never judge a book by its cover," many consumers do just that. The artistic packaging in which things come not only powerfully affect what interests us but also how we react to the contents we find inside.
Here is the problem. You all seem to think self-published authors are bad writers, because bad writers are self-published. The thing is, bad writers are everywhere.
At 16 years old, she then embarked on a serious course of self education, perfecting her French and Latin, reading and rereading Horace, and then trying her hand at becoming a writer by submitting stories, small articles and poems to various Philadelphia newspapers. S
Less famous is the story behind Poe's choice of bird. There is reason to believe that Poe originally planned to have a parrot, rather than a raven, utter the refrain 'Nevermore' in the poem.
For lovers of art and design, a travel itinerary should always include a good bookstore among its listings of local museums and art galleries. After all, a great bookstore is often a destination unto itself. Here are of ten of the most sensational bookstores for art and design around the world.
The battle against the online retailer Amazon may seem minor, in terms of the current world economic and geopolitical issues at stake, and far removed from the thoughts of all of us because it seems to concern only the distribution of revenue sales from digital book sales in the USA. This is not the case.
The question, for both postmodernist and metamodernist philosophers and artists, is why and how a text is non-absorptive.
Advice For 20-Somethings,
Married at 23, a mother at 24, and blindsided by divorce at 28, I found myself struggling, like many young women I meet today, to strike a balance between my personal life and my career.
These magical worlds might be better than Hogwarts.
As part of the current Hollywood vogue of adapting popular young adult novels to the silver screen, If I Stay is one of the more effective entries in the genre.
Daniel C. Howe,
Dom Sylvester Houedard,
Jason Edward Lewis,
Young-Hae Change Heavy Industries,
Old Media Vs. New Media,
In her valuable new book, Reading Writing Interfaces: from the Digital to the Bookbound, Lori Emerson asks us to reconsider the inevitability and desirability of the "invisible" computer interface.
The friend who gave me the book knew that I had been investigating and writing about the phenomenology of traumatic loss since the death of my late wife in February of 1991 shattered my world.
Rules Of Engagement,
USMC Force Recon,
Chris Kyle American Sniper,
Combat Logistics Battalion 6,
Improvised Explosive Device,
Return On Investment,
United States Marine Corps,
Us Troops Afghanistan,
War In Afghanistan,
Women In Combat,
Where ever you work: be it in an office, a factory, in sales, or even a library, we all were the new person at some point in our career. Weathering out a tough situation is never a comfortable proposition, but it is part of the human condition.
An author of his genius, his very individual voice, achieves an immortality -- or at least a vastly longer than normal lifespan. And to read his novels and short stories is to know Ray.
In this, our second conversation, Paul Holdengräber of the New York Public Library claims that good conversation can leave one "hopeful about the possibility of speech." As one of the world's leading conversationalists, he would know.
Al Dente: A History Of Food In Italy,
Delights From The Garden Of Eden,
They will enable you to cook your heart out and feel enlightened all at once.
Digital Book World,
If I Stay,
Ebook Best-Seller List,
All it takes is a quick glance at the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List on any given week to see how a TV or movie adaptation boosts best-selling ebook sales. But once in a while the effect is especially pronounced.
"Music has kept me alive."
David Henry Sterry,
National Novel Writing Month,
The Book Doctors,
The Book Doctors met Cari Noga in 2011, when she won our National Novel Writing Month Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for books). Her pitch was spectacular, haunting and superbly crafted.
The making or covering up can happen anywhere in the world. Actually, muckraking journalists have been been exposing these injustices for hundreds of years. It is not simply in the modern era of American journalists.