I am surprised not to see more about Edward Carey's Iremonger Trilogy, the last of which --- Lungdon -- has just been published.
The sentiments in this book are lovely, the advice sound. But I couldn't help but think that it was somewhat like one really long inspirational Pinterest post. Gilbert's personal success is what makes this book credible, and what is getting people to pay attention to it.
Bender follows in the magical realism tradition of Gabriel García Márquez, Bruno Schulz and Italo Calvino. Her writing is light, amused, airy -- but dead serious underneath.
If our last two brilliant and fantastic audiobook lists haven't convinced you that listening to a great audiobook is a fully satisfying experience, the eleven on this list -- which are hilarious, thrilling, informative, and inspirational -- will surely do the trick.
I'm still a bit gushy over Daniel Priestley's book Entrepreneur Revolution. And I finished reading it weeks ago.
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Philbrick is a brilliant storyteller. He breathes life into history as he recounts the experiences of these men who left their homes and families for up to two years at a time to hunt, kill and fill barrel after barrel with whale oil.
Bestselling author, renowned digital analyst and futurist, Brian Solis has released his 7th book, X: Where Business Meets Design. Over three years in the making, X explains the importance of creating memorable moments for customers in every encounter they have with a brand, and how this is the defining element of future success.
This beautifully crafted work from literary luminary Zadie Smith explores the story of an interracial family whose misadventures in the culture wars on both sides of the Atlantic skewer everything from family life to political correctness to the combustive collision between the personal and the political.
By Sarah Woodruff | Off the Shelf No amount of description or praise can do justice to Michael Cunningham's words. My own copy of The Hours is underl...
Sometimes it seems as if children thrive in noise and chaos, but they need quiet, calm moments as much as anyone else. They may simply be unable to recognize this in the moments they need it the most.
Death. It happens to everyone. Knowledge is power, so we've created a list of books to introduce you to many of the curiosities that the "D" word has to offer.
The World According to Garp was published in 1978, my freshman year at a high school not unlike the one attended by John Irving's title character, T.S. Garp. I don't remember which year I read it, but it was the summer, and I finished it late at night in the corner of the couch, in tears.
"Though there's something of an inside joke happening on every page, Mitchell serves up a story that wouldn't be out of place alongside The Turn of the Screw. Ingenious, scary, and downright weird." At the end of life, does a writer's every word flash before his or her eyes?
Since the beginnings of film, literature has played a significant role in developing the medium. Adaptations are everywhere, but here are some literary tales that we hope inspire more stories on the silver screen.
From life changing new ways of eating, to learning to let go of the things that hold us back, these titles are sure to both inspire and ignite your heart and soul to begin making real and doable lifestyle changes, keeping you living longer and healthier.