Reading & Book Reviews : Society & Culture & Entertainment
"Original thinker, provocateur, someone who cares, the person who can bring it together and make a difference. Someone who owns her own means of production, who leads and connects, and walks into chaos and create order" is a linchpin says marketing guru, Seth Godin in his book Linchpin: Ar
You can find all kinds of fat loss cookbooks out there. A brief excursion to your bookstore will supply you with aisles and aisles of cookbooks that are meant to service a mixture of diets ...
Al Gore has published a beautifully illustrated yet alarming work depicting the effects of, and clarifying the data accumulating, about global warming.With excellent graphs and pictures, the accompanying narrative gives the reader a comprehensive understanding of the dangerous and rapidly worsening
Don't run through life with your hair on fire. Neither let your head's thoughts overwhelm, nor overcome you with excessive desire. Just be calm and patiently push on through. Step by step, day by day, season by season. Steadily, courageously, and consistently continue.
Overcome irreconcilable differences, domestic abuse, hurtful words, violence, vengeance, and the devil's demons of destruction. Believe God for a miraculous transformation in your situation.
"To Babylon, to Babylon!" The French Knights shouted. (While disembarking, Some 1800-ships) Vessels great and small; On Saint Nicholas's day-And thus, Started the Great March!
Just a simple poem about a tomato seller and his own version of a perfect lady.
One thing supporters and detractors agree on is that Bush's unpopularity by the end of his second term was the result of choices he had made. His unpopularity was not proof he had made good choices, but it was evidence he had made tough ones.
As the stage was lit, the elegant and graceful cast danced and sang in front of him. Their eyes bright, and twinkling; so full of life and love for the adventures that they knew in their young hearts awaited them. They spun and clapped in time to the music that forever played for them, a soundtrack
I found the beginning chapters of "Herstory - Women Who Changed The World" edited by Ruth Ashby and Deborah Gore Ohrn (with an introduction by Gloria Steinhem), 1995, immensely interesting and, of course, maddening. Knowing that the suppression of women, after so many years of prehistoric
Susan Cain's book elucidates some of the deepest elements of the human character that are neither Western nor Eastern, and neither masculine nor feminine. It is an eloquent and an endearing thesis not only on the essence of introversion but also on its virtues. The book has valuable lessons on
Like many others, I rushed out last July to purchase the last book in the Harry Potter series. I remember finishing the novel feeling as though it was very well wrapped up, but not particularly ...
In Visual Leaders, David Sibbet examines the importance of visualization tools for leaders in the modern workplace. Sibbet shows how managers can use visualization actively during meetings to inspire, support thinking, and promote new projects and ideas. Visuals spark new ideas and increase engageme
Bookstores are the favourite place for the book lovers. They can spend hours here to choose their choice of books. Now, online book stores provide better option of reading with less time spending. This article illustrates the other facet of it.
Small sacrifices is another Ann Rule masterpiece, that tells the story of small town, Oregon resident, Diane Downs and how it is that she got to the point of no return. Diane Downs took her three children to a rural, back road, pointed a pistol through the car window and she shot to kill.
Do you long for those golden days of yesteryear, when men wore hats and women wore gloves, when crew cuts were cool and a hippy was someone who ate too much fatty food?Want to recapture that era in your artwork?Well, back in 1963, illustrator Jack Hamm wrote an art book that captured the look of tha
Some people say that the grass is always greener on the other side. And you know what? Sometimes it is true. So if we let it happen to us life can be a perpetual problem as we make our way across our amazing land. But before we do we should always ask ourselves where am I going and what does it real
Vampires used to be considered as horrific, repulsive creatures. However, over the years, this look of the vampires has changed to handsome, young males with excellent powers of seduction. They are known for their erotic powers and their use of sexuality.
A review of Alexander McCall Smith's 2008 offering from the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. Another slice of life from the very heart of Africa, where things roll along at a gentle pace, and life is very precious!
Timeless essay "Why I Write", by George Orwell, is as true today as when it was written in 1946. Another of his essays, Politics and the English Language, can still speak to us over sixty years after it was written. In this article I summarise the essays and show why they're still rel