With its exquisite descriptions and over powering dialogue, the story may not be enjoyable to all readers. For those, however, who admire the brilliance of words it will be a book to study and enjoy over and over.
The recent release of the film Anna Karenina has reminded many of Tolstoy's wry comment, "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." So it is for the infamous family whose tale is told in The Godfather's Daughter.
With so many business people writing books, accepting out-of-area speaking engagements, and seeking more ideal clients, time is of the essence. With that in mind, below are three common wishes for today's busy entrepreneurs.
Four books in five years. Not bad for a man over 70!
In the age of social media, it's not enough to just be a good business -- you've got to be a likeable business.
Tarzan, it seems, has really never gone out of style. But not many movies or even books showcased his sultry blond love interest, Jane, to the fullest extent. But that's all changed with the recently published Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell.
We usually keep things pretty positive here at the Riot, but after many years of life in the bookish interweb, we've identified some conversations that just keep coming back up. And we're ready to put an end to them.
Oddly Normal is a particularly satisfying book for me because I'm an educator. I know our educational system from the outside, as a parent, and the inside, as a school social worker. It was gratifying to read about its negotiation from John Schwartz's point of view.
A day on which a life changes forever always begins as ordinary -- so ordinary that thereafter, daily life is a deliberate celebration. Carolyn Roy-Bornstein writes about an ordinary day gone awry in her new memoir Crash: A Mother, a Son, and the Journey From Grief to Gratitude.
Before taking a position on the question of paid reviews we should take a more holistic view of factors which touch almost all facets of our lives. We should understand the nature of money.
John C. Bogle is mad as hell and won't take it anymore. Bogle's new book The Clash of the Cultures: Investment vs. Speculation is a gem -- well-researched and carefully argued.
This is undoubtedly a captivating book, with intriguing characters, an elegant plot and beautiful scenery. Whether it will, or indeed should, win the highly acclaimed Man Booker Prize on Tuesday is at large.
Woodson lets her child readers know that actions are not always reversible, sometimes you have to live with your mistakes. But she also makes it clear that you can learn from them.
Aside from dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic trends in adult and YA literature, steampunk is becoming the next big thing. What is steampunk exactly?
Never was a word that you're not supposed to say naturalized in such a way.
An emerging global elite is increasingly intent on amassing more than ever while writing the rules to ensure they hang on to as much as they can. This is the fundamental takeaway from Chrystia Freeland's important new book, Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else.
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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by Helene Wecker
Published on April 23rd, 2013
By Kate Atkinson