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10 Science Books That Will Make You See the World Differently
Physician, Scientist and Writer Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee speaks onstage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival 2016 - How Bristol Myers Squibb Is Advancing Cancer Care at Civic Hall on November 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty ...

What Does A Book Designer Do? Jaya Miceli Takes You Behind-The-Scenes This Unique Literary Job
It's no surprise that many readers consider a job in book publishing to be one of the most covetable careers. Within publishing, there are widely recognized positions — like that of a book editor or literary agent — and there are more unconventional ...

10 New Books We Recommend This Week
Daily Books Editor and Staff Writer. WINTER, by Ali Smith. (Pantheon, $25.95.) The second novel in Smith's projected seasonal cycle is an insubordinate folk tale, with echoes of the fiction of Iris Murdoch and Angela Carter. In it, four characters ...

Trash Collectors in Turkey Use Abandoned Books to Build a Free Library
A stack of books abandoned on the sidewalk can be a painful sight for bibliophiles. But in Ankara, Turkey, garbage collectors are using books left to be discarded to build a free library. As CNN reports, their library of salvaged literature is ...

'Shark Tank's' Daymond John shares 4 books on success that changed his life
"As a kid, I would read a book three and four and five times because I knew I wasn't absorbing all of the information," John, who is dyslexic, tells CNBC Make It. When he got a little older, he began to educate himself on achieving success. To get ...

'Absolutely bonkers': Displaying books backwards for design reasons
I recently had one of those weird moments when I wondered if something was happening for real or if I dreamed it. In this case it's for real. I did not wake up one morning and say, “Wow. I had the strangest dream last night. People are putting their ...

'Harry Potter' first edition worth £40000 among super rare books stolen from warehouse
"We are a small business and these books were essentially our companies savings account. These are the only books we had of this value and this will affect all of staff." "These books are very rare and in some cases unique and not the sort of thing you ...

Stop Reading Business Books: The Importance Of Diversifying Your Reading List In 2018
We've all seen the ads: “The average CEO reads (impossible amount) of books a year! Get started today.” The ads are usually to sell the top business books or condensed business audio books. Either way, I'm less concerned about the number of books they ...

The Book as Technology
WHEN WE THINK of reading, we think of scrolling, clicking, and pushing screens, seeing these as replacements for the analog method of turning, flipping, and folding pages. But the book, made through mechanical processes, engineered as an appliance for ...

Bill Belichick rewriting the record books for head coaches in playoffs
That process produces victories and results that have Belichick atop various categories in the record books. Consider that Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars will mark Belichick's 38th playoff game as a head coach ...

Simon Sebag Montefiore: By the Book
A crenelated wall of books encircles my bed, its tottering towers looming ever taller, always on the verge of collapsing onto oblivious sleepers. Today it contains “The Arab of the Future,” by Riad Sattouf; “ Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia,” by ...

Three books selected for 'Coming Together' program on Muslim-American experiences
Program organizers say that the the heart of the annual Coming Together program rests with a carefully selected few books geared toward different ages and reflecting the year's chosen culture. The committee chose "Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age" by Amani ...

Thousands of Rare, First Edition Stephen King Books and Manuscripts Destroyed in Freak Accident
Gerald Winters spent twenty years of his life traveling the world and collecting rare, invaluable pieces of King's literary work in hopes of one day opening up a small museum dedicated to the author's legacy. Last year, Winters packed up his life and ...

'Marshall County Reads' will distribute more than 1000 books to students county-wide
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. -- A group of organizations in Marshall County got together to get teens reading in an initiative that when it's done, will put hundreds of books in students' hands across the county. "It's Marshall County Reads," explained ...

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