Top 10 political travel books
Works ranging from Beryl Bainbridge in Milton Keynes to Salman Rushdie in Nicaragua show how politics has driven many writers’ journeys All travel is political. You can’t set foot outside the house without encountering other people, which inevitably prompts consideration of their lives in comparison to yours.
Treat Graphic Novels Like Books in 2020 (Because They Are)
01-22-20 This post is sponsored by Flatiron Books, Publisher of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. Tambin de este lado hay sueos. On this side too, there are dreams. Lydia Quixano Prez runs a bookstore in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She has a son, Luca, and by and large, they live a fairly comfortable life.
Manhattan bookstore opened to enthusiam, closed amid rent feud and fraud charges
Fat wallets in a neighborhood full of avid, educated readers couldn’t keep a Manhattan bookstore from shutting down amid a rent dispute and allegations of fraud. Goodwill abounded in 2014 when Book Culture opened a branch on Columbus Ave. near W. 81st St. on the Upper West Side. The neighborhood,…
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Warren Buffett: Read Books, Don’t Play With Spreadsheets
One thing that links all of the world-famous value investors practicing today, and indeed in the past, is a desire for simplicity. Investors like Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio), Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) and Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) are all looking for undervalued stocks, but they’re also looking for low-hanging fruit.