10 Essential Books for Thought-Provoking Summer Reading – Maria Popova – Life – The Atlantic

So fiction is passe and NF is in? Here's ten thoughty tomes to test your summer brain, via The Atlantic and The Millions Memorial Day weekend has come, which means summer has officially begun. And what's summer without a good summer reading list? So here it is–a cross-disciplinary selection of the 10 most essential cognitive […]

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Fiction Bites

At a recent book selling event, I met an elderly gentleman, a 1958 graduate of the US Naval Academy. I told him I was in the class of '66 from Ye Olde Boat School, and so we shook and had a nice conversation. At the chat's end, he wished me well with my book sales […]

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Guerilla Marketing Realities

Okay, so I've written a lot – perhaps too much, by many readers' accounting – about the state of publishing and the need to resort to underground, guerilla tactics in order to extract a marketing platform from the book biz. Well, what have I learned from my own feet-wetting attempts to market? Here are a […]

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Swords and Plowshares

Last week, as a visit to my hometown drew to a close, I stood at the foot of my father’s grave and wondered once more at his life. He was born in a log house in northwest Louisiana and came to see the automobile, the airplane, space travel, computers, and cell phones. And he also […]

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Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism – Conor Friedersdorf – Entertainment – The Atlantic

For those interested in what's been written in NF lately, this article should be down your pike. Surely even more will come from my dear Southeast, as the Mississippi River rises and subsides. Share « Previous Entertainment | Next Entertainment » Email Print via http://www.theatlantic.com

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