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A Better Business: New Society Publishers

A Better Business: New Society Publishers

Though we live in the age of information, where can you go to find voices your trust? information of integrity and inspiration can get lost in the noise of advertising fake news and pop science. Where can you go to find the knowledge that could change your life and empower you to live your highest potential? New Society Publishers was originally founded in Philadelphia as a non-profit. Kip and Judith… Read Article →

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

WHY NOT YA? | Episode 7: Nicola Yoon, The Sun is Also a Star

We teamed up with Belletrist to bring you #WhyNotYA—a conversation centered around young adult books, where hosts Ebony LaDelle from Epic Reads and Karah Preiss from Belletrist interview authors who talk about important themes of female empowerment in their YA novels! In this episode, we chatted with Nicola Yoon about The Sun Is Also a Star—everything from the book to movie process to the book’s themes of immigration. This was… Read Article →

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Nicola Sturgeon at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with Nicola Sturgeon at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Dividing her time between Nigeria and the USA, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become one of the world’s most internationally-respected authors. After three acclaimed novels including Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, her most recent title, Dear Ijeawale takes the form of a series of letters to a friend about feminism and motherhood. In this event, filmed live at the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Adichie is interviewed by Scotland’s… Read Article →

Tea With Famous Author Sarah Crossan | Tea Time #17

Tea With Famous Author Sarah Crossan | Tea Time #17

In this episode of Tea Time with Team Epic Reads, we have Sarah Crossan, author of BREATHE join us and we quiz her on tea, accents and boys. – Captured Live on Ustream at Epic Reads is brought to you by HarperCollins Publishers. Subscribe for more Tea Time! – ——————————————————- In this episode of Tea Time, we discussed… – Pivot Point (book, 2013) – by Kasie West – The Chaos… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 1/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 01 – Dombey and Son 00:27:51 – 02 – In which Timely Provision is made for an Emergency that will sometimes arise in the best-regulated Families 00:55:47 – 03 – In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department… Read Article →

How much is my old book worth?

How much is my old book worth?

What factors make a book valuable? How can a book — an object found in most households – become something of tremendous financial value? Firstly, there is no single hard and fast rule. Usually it’s a combination of factors that put a hefty price tag on a book. The economic formula of supply and demand usually comes into play — if demand exceeds supply then prices rise. Scarcity – Firstly,… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 5/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 54 – The Fugitives 00:26:11 – 55 – Rob the Grinder loses his Place 00:56:42 – 56 – Several People delighted, and the Game Chicken disgusted 01:51:43 – 57 – Another Wedding 02:12:03 – 58 – After a Lapse 02:52:08 – 59 – Retribution 03:42:26 – 60 –… Read Article →

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS read by Hamlet Part 2/5 | Full Audio Book

Dombey and Son (version 3) by Charles DICKENS (1812 – 1870) Genre(s): Literary Fiction Read by: Hamlet in English Chapters: 00:00:00 – 14 – Paul grows more and more Old-fashioned, and goes Home for the Holidays 00:57:24 – 15 – Amazing Artfulness of Captain Cuttle, and a new Pursuit for Walter Gay 01:30:30 – 16 – What the Waves were always saying 01:43:50 – 17 – Captain Cuttle does a… Read Article →

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Días Castelo

Elisa Díaz Location: Mexico City Category: Poetry Bio: Winner of the Alonso Vidal National Poetry Prize 2017 for her first collection, Principia (Tierra Adentro). With the support of the Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at New York University (2013-2015). Her poems in English have appeared in Poetry International, Tupelo Quarterly and Border Crossing, among others. She won the Poetry International Prize 2016, the… Read Article →

Daniel Silva Talks ‘The New Girl,’ His Ripped-From-The-Headlines Thriller | TODAY

Daniel Silva Talks ‘The New Girl,’ His Ripped-From-The-Headlines Thriller | TODAY

Best-selling author Daniel Silva talks to TODAY’s Craig Melvin about “The New Girl,” his newest read inspired by the events surrounding Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. The book, Silva says, is a “labor of love.” » Subscribe to TODAY: » Watch the latest from TODAY: About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips on money, health and parenting. We wake up every morning to give you and… Read Article →

Boris Johnson, "The Churchill Factor"

Boris Johnson, "The Churchill Factor"

Fifty years after Churchill’s death, the leader’s actions continue to shape the world. In his survey of this multi-talented politician, military strategist, and writer, Johnson, the mayor of London since 2008 and himself a former journalist and author of the inimitable Johnson’s Life of London, argues that history can be made by strong individuals not impersonal forces. Founded by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade in 1984, Politics & Prose Bookstore… Read Article →

Redemption Falls

Redemption Falls

Visit to watch more videos about your favorite authors and books. Redemption Falls is a Dickensian tale of war and forgiveness, of strangers in a strange land, of love put to the ultimate test. Packed with music, balladry, poetry, and storytelling, this is “a vivid mosaic of a vast country driven wild by war” (Irish Independent), containing “moments of sustained brilliance which in psychological truth and realism make Daniel Defoe… Read Article →

Claudia Rankine on Serena Williams at the 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Claudia Rankine on Serena Williams at the 2015 L.A. Times Festival of Books

In this short interview excerpt, poet Claudia Rankine (Citizen: An American Lyric) discusses tennis star Serena Williams, chosen as Sports Illustrated Athlete of the Year 2015. Recorded at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, 2015. Women authors, Serena Williams, women athletes it seems to me you're a tennis fan I'm serving this to you right about Serena and Venus Williams in the book a couple of times and how… Read Article →

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

Koala Lou used to get all of her mother’s love and attention until her younger siblings came along! Now her mother is so busy she forgets to tell her how much she loves her. Koala Lou thinks if she does something absolutely amazing, she’ll hear those loving words from her mother once again. Let’s see what idea she comes up with as we read together! KOALA LOU Written by Mem… Read Article →

Welcome To Country - Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy

Welcome To Country – Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy

Reading is best enjoyed in person and with others. Buy the book here: **Copyright Information** The material shown in this video is owned by the book author and illustrator. this book is called welcome to country it's by auntie joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy welcome words by auntie joy Murphy welcome to country with illustrations by Lisa Kennedy welcome to the traditional lands of the war on jury people our… Read Article →

October TBR // Historical Fiction

October TBR // Historical Fiction

Hey guys, so after a not so successful reading month in September, here are my ambitious plans for October! Happy reading, let’s chat! September TBR – Stand Up To The TBR #3 – Series I Need To Finish – Lauren and the Books – Whitty Novels – Books: A Bad Boy Stole My Bra by Lauren Price – A Girl Behind Dark Glasses by Jessica Taylor-Bearman – Bitten by Kelley… Read Article →

Growth of Black Authors - BLAKADEMIK

Growth of Black Authors – BLAKADEMIK

S01E05: There has been a noticeable increase in books published by black authors and writers in 2018. Why is that? What’s changed? And why is it important? We’re joined by Raifa Rafiq from literacy review podcast, Mostly Lit, author and artist, Kirsty Latoya and Nicolas Tyrell from music and culture Dats Podcast join for this debate. #Authors #Diversity #ItsAllBlakademik Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Executive Producer /Creator; Jordan Jarrett-Bryan Director; Francis Kunlay… Read Article →