Archives for: "August 2012"

August 31st, 2012
"The idea of someone who can play with their emotions, who can mystically get them to do certain things, makes them uncomfortable. What they do not realize -- and what you must realize -- is that manipulating others is something that all people do. In… more »

One Big Thing - Phil Cooke

August 30th, 2012
Without a clear sense of identity, vision, and purpose, all of us tend to wander aimlessly from plan to plan, from project to project, from hopeful beginning to unfulfilled promise. It need not be so. You hold in your hands a roadmap for a differe… more »

August 29th, 2012
The separation of twins is no ordinary separation. Imagine surviving an earthquake. When you come to, you find the world unrecognizable. The horizon is in a different place. The sun has changed color. Nothing remains of the terrain you know. As fo… more »

2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist

August 28th, 2012
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition f… more »

August 27th, 2012
There must be a solution hidden amid my knowledge, if only I'm creative enough. more »

The Columbus Affair - Steve Berry

August 24th, 2012
He was called by many names—Columb, Colom, Colón—but we know him as Christopher Columbus. Many questions about him exist: Where was he born, raised, and educated? Where did he die? How did he discover the New World? None have ever been properly answ… more »

August 23rd, 2012
Kelsier snorted. "If you're always on time, it implies that you never have anything better you should be doing." more »