Monthly Archives: August 2013

When There is No Reason

    What happens when there is no reason to work hard? The most dangerous one is that it produces apathy. The I-don’t-care attitude — ‘I don’t have to rebel against corruption because I’m happy with my life.’   There … Continue reading

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The Funny and Tragic World of Publishing

Bully book co-authors accuse each other of bullying, plagiarism ‘They teamed up to write a book about bullying in the workplace and wound up in a legal battle over allegations of plagiarism, breach of contract and — yes — bullying. … Continue reading

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Eat Well, Be Good

Originally posted on Breach of Close:
On the spectrum of obsessions and eating disorders, orthorexia resides, at least in the minds of most people, in a blurry end zone somewhere between the inconvenient and the slightly ridiculous. They can’t really…

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Unique, Brilliant Sherlock Novel PR Stunt

Play dead in a Sherlock Holmes novel for £5,000 ‘Although Anthony Horowitz has already given away some clues, saying he is three pages into “Holmes 2”, some of which describe, of course, “a grisly murder in London” and “a tailor’s … Continue reading

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Then and Now: Photos of Real Places Mentioned in Fiction

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
Looking through Jane Austen’s England by Roy and Lesley Adkins, it’s difficult not to compare the way things were during England’s Georgian and Regency eras with the England of today. The book gives a glimpse at everything from…

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