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Category "Literature"

A guide to Ayn Rand's philosophy

A guide to Ayn Rand's philosophy

Ayn Rand was a novelist with a philosophical position called objectivism, which taught that the world was real and knowable through the senses. Hers was a basically ethical position that respected property rights and liberty and that saw humans as ends in themselves. She thought that the ideal society was a capitalist one composed of individuals freely trading.
How do you publish a book

How do you publish a book

The world of publishing is changing. Whilst traditionally all authors went through major publishing houses, the growing popularity of the internet meant the rise of self publication. This guide looks at the benefits and limitations of both methods and give tips to help the debut author publish their work and share it with the world.
Take a Break magazine: the facts

Take a Break magazine: the facts

Take a Break magazine is one of Britain's most popular "women's weeklies". This article will give you the essential facts about the magazine - what it's about, who it's aimed at, and how to buy it.
Pros and Cons of BBC audio books

Pros and Cons of BBC audio books

The BBC is one of the most reputable creators of audio books, which are becoming more and more popular due to their accessible nature. There are also many other audio book suppliers out there, so how do you know which to choose? This piece will explore the pros and cons of BBC audio books, and whether they are worth investing in.
A biography of Madeleine L'Engle

A biography of Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L'Engle is one of America's best known authors of fiction for children and young adults. Her work is often concerned with what humans call magic, science or religion are in essence all a part of the same blended, continuous reality. Her novel 'A Wrinkle In Time' earned her a Newbery Award.
Review: Abes books

Review: Abes books

This is a review of the web site AbeBooks, an online market place where you can find almost any book you desire. You can buy rare books, out of print or signed and limited edition titles. A must for all book lovers.
Buying on book club recommendations: Pros and cons

Buying on book club recommendations: Pros and cons

Many people join book clubs in order to read books for free and look at discussion questions for the books they are reading. Books for book clubs are normally incredibly intellectual and insightful, stimulating many a good discussion. However, is it worth buying a book from a book club recommendation?
Amazon used books: pros and cons

Amazon used books: pros and cons

This article will discuss buying used books from the online giant, Amazon. It will endeavour to weigh up the pros and cons about buying second-hand literature, and to give quality consumer advice.
The Book Publishing Company: The facts

The Book Publishing Company: The facts

The Book Publishing Company (BPC) is an independent press, based in Summertown, Tennessee, dedicated to publishing books that promote a healthy lifestyle. Established in 1974, it aims to educate, inspire and empower people to improve their health and well-being through better nutrition, recipes, natural therapies for illnesses, and non-toxic personal and home care.
A review of Christian Carter's "Catch Him & Keep Him"

A review of Christian Carter's "Catch Him & Keep Him"

There are many 'How to get your man' advice for women books out there, and all contain plenty of dating tips for women of all ages. However, most of them are written either by women themselves or perhaps by trained psychologists. Here is one that is slightly different in that it has been written by a man, untrained perhaps, but not lacking real experience in the dating game. The book is 'Catch Him and Keep Him' by Christian Carter and here follows a brief review.
All about: Thomas Nelson publishers

All about: Thomas Nelson publishers

In terms of Christian and educational publishers, Thomas Nelson publishing provide good quality books. They sell everything from children’s and adult bibles to other titles, including the new King James version of the bible. So, who is this Tom Nelson and what exactly are the origins of Thomas Nelson publishers?
An introduction to Time Magazine

An introduction to Time Magazine

Time Magazine (Time Mag) is an American news magazine, with editions covering most of the rest of the world. It is the world's biggest news magazine, with a readership of 20 million in North America and 25 million people globally. Find out more about Time Magazine in the following article.
Where to buy Sci-Fi books

Where to buy Sci-Fi books

Some science fiction literature explores such issues as the planet's future, humankind, life on other planets and alien species. Within these characteristics, almost all science fiction stories contain an underlying message or commentary about certain states of humanity or the planet and the fate of both. Read on to find out where to buy classic and new Sci-Fi and fantasy novels as well as books.
Where to find Chinese symbols for words

Where to find Chinese symbols for words

Chinese symbols and meanings have always held a sense of power for people. Something in the delicate design of the letters and words appeals to very different cultures. Finding the right words can be difficult, this article will look at sources that people can trust to get the correct Chinese text and signs that they are looking for.