biographies

3. The Pope, his pine cones, and other examples of pine cone worship... Sticky Vikki & the Pinecones Why Do I Breathe? live
These reads will provide scintillating companionship wherever summer finds you.
A: "The Internet" is the most succinct answer I can give. As with a lot of industries, music, movies, TV, etc., websites
In today's hyper-connected world in which we are daily bombarded with electronic, auditory, written and visual signals and images, the average person grants someone presenting their blurb perhaps 10 to 20 seconds to grab their attention.
My biggest takeaway from doing the book was that Elon starts out most days looking to address the "critical path" blocking any one of his companies from achieving their goals. Basically, he tries to find the major problem and then do what he can to help fix it. Sometimes this means Elon will personally try and solve the problem. Other times, it means he'll give a team more money and more people instantly to try and finish a project quickly.
As someone who has interviewed a lot of guitar players, I also spend quite a bit of time reading about them. If you are thinking about buying the guitar player on your holiday wish list a book this year, you might consider one of these titles.
Watched a snippet of Whitney -- the TV movie -- this weekend. The one directed by Angela Bassett. The fact that I only watched a snippet is the only "review" you need. It was just too Lifetime for me.
But if cracking Enigma was Turing's most tangible achievement, his greatest scientific legacy is his earlier theoretical
Any book released with Bush' name on it is part of a publicity campaign to restore and burnish his image. If you think that's not the case, you're either extremely naive, you haven't watched Olivia Pope do her magic on Scandal -- or both.
All over the country, newspaper reviewers are wasting space reviewing George Bush's biography about his father. Whether they pan it or praise it, they'll say over and over, as Michiko Kakutani recently did in The New York Times, things like "he writes--" or "he says--" Does he?
An author of his genius, his very individual voice, achieves an immortality -- or at least a vastly longer than normal lifespan. And to read his novels and short stories is to know Ray.
A wave of new books and shows has washed into the summer of 2014, all built around the theme of the greatest secret of World War II: the making of the atomic bomb.
James Joyce is blooming everywhere. New biographies have just appeared about his life as well as that of his publisher and supporter, Sylvia Beach.
For this Mother's Day -- which I always advocate as a time to buy yourself a present -- buy yourself a baby book and relive and record that early history of when your first was born. (Or that early history of your growing family.)
It was hot and dusty in the high desert of Taos. The scraggly cemetery looked like the set of a spaghetti western. Mourners included biker dudes, Val Kilmer in a Stetson, and Jack Nicholson in moccasins. It was June 2010. Dennis Hopper was about to be buried.
Gourmets and gourmands are pulling their ten Julia Child's cookbooks off the shelves to help celebrate the culinary icon's 100 birthday on August 15th. But foodies, lovers of pop culture and kids will also find a book to help celebrate Julia's birthday.
When my book was published, Burroughs was in Chicago. Asked by a Tribune reporter what he thought of it, he said, "it's awful." There's a huge difference between chatting with a friend in your home and seeing your life revealed on the page, hundreds of pages, for thousands to read.