Seth Godin on Self-Publishing

 

Marketing Guru Seth Godin

Seth Godin on Self-Publishing

Listening to or reading Seth Godin on self-publishing is an eye-opening experience. As far as many of those in the know are concerned, Seth Godin is a marketing genius. Continue reading

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Getty Ambau’s The Four Pillars for Your Health, Good Looks and Longevity

Four Pillars For Your HealthGetty Ambau’s The Four Pillars for Your Health, Good Looks and Longevity
“The idea of eating good food to nourish our body and keep it healthy is not novel. Nearly 2500 years ago Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, advised us to “make food our medicine, medicine our food.” Continue reading

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Tadias Interviews Desta Author Getty Ambau

Desta book coverTadias interviews Desta Author Getty Ambau

Getty Ambau’s new epic novel Desta narrates a family saga — spanning three generations and dealing with their dark and mysterious past in a world of monkeys, goats and spirits. Continue reading

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Race

 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Race

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Race…”We all wish it was not. But it’s a lie. I came from a country where race was not an issue; I did not think of myself as black and I only became black when I came to America.” Continue reading

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Who is Bell Hooks?

 

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Who is Bell Hooks?

The following biography of Bell Hooks is taken from The European Graduate School / “Bell Hooks, is an American social activist, feminist and author. She was born on September 25, 1952. Bell Hooks is the nom de plume for Gloria Jean Watkins. Bell Hooks examines the multiple networks that connect gender, race, and class. Continue reading

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Interview with “Happy Seed” author Sanettra Samuels

Sanettra Samuels

Sanettra Samuels

Interview with “Happy Seed” author Sanettra Samuels

Booksandmocha.com is pleased to have been given the opportunity to publish this interview with “Happy Seed” author Sanettra Samuels

Ms. Samuels is preparing her first book for publication, a children’s book entitled “Happy Seed.”

Q: You’re a nurse who specializes in pediatric care. Do you see a connection between your day job and your writing? Continue reading

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Interview with Desta Author Getty Ambau

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…Desta author Getty Ambau

Following is an interview with Desta author Getty Ambau, Interview questions are in italics  What was the first piece you ever wrote and have you had it framed and mounted yet?

Creative writing-wise I had never written any which you would consider a masterpiece that merits the treatment you’re suggesting. My academic background is in the sciences, but I have always loved to read. Continue reading

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Traditional Publishing Holding Steady

Publishing

Publishing

Book Statistics for 2013 are now available.
Traditional publishing holding steady

Publishing continues to rebound..Traditional publishing holding steady

BOOKSTATS 2013 NOW AVAILABLE

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | Andi Sporkin

New York; May 15, 2013 — BookStats Volume 3, the most comprehensive survey capturing the size and scope of the US book publishing industry in calendar year 2012, is now available for purchase.

Some highlights of this year’s report: Continue reading

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must read list of books

 

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A must-read list of books
MEGAN WILLETT

Business Insider

 Ms. Willett has given us a thought-provoking must read list of books from the editors at the world’s online literary marketplace.

Amazon book editors have just released a list of their 100 Books To Read In A Lifetime.

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen’s 1813 masterpiece “Pride and Prejudice.” Continue reading

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The Triple Package by Amy Chua

Amy Chua

 

 The Triple Package by Amy Chua

 by Richard Kim
This article appeared in the February 17, 2014 edition of The Nation.  

In his review of The Triple Package by Amy Chua, Richard Kim gives us a witty and engaging look at yet another shocker from the famous (notorious?) husband and wife team of Chua and Rubenfeld.  She and husband Jed Rubenfeld are back again with another book about  success in today’s socioeconomically Darwinian America. Continue reading

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