Category Archives: News Tidbits
Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing
Rationing: it’s a word—and idea—that people often loathe and fear. Health care expert Henry Aaron has compared mentioning the possibility of rationing to “shouting an obscenity in church.” Yet societies in fact ration food, water, medical care, and fuel all … Continue reading
Consortium Publishers Garner Eisner Award Nominations!
The nominees for the 2013 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced, and Consortium publishers have earned 7 nominations! Here’s the full list: Best Short Story: “Elmview” by Jon McNaught, in Dockwood, from Nobrow Press. Best Single Issue (or … Continue reading
The First-Ever Book Publishing Hackathon
Designers, developers and entrepreneurs will come together to experiment in the untapped vertical of book discovery. Finalists will present their projects to leading VCs, top publishing executives, and tech experts at Book Expo America, the preeminent publishing event of 2013. … Continue reading
What You’re Really Meant to Do A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential by Robert Steven Kaplan
Robert S. Kaplan is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and author of the popular book What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential (2011). … Continue reading
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Bestselling author, speaker, and success coach Jen Sincero cuts through the din of the self-help genre with her own verbal meat cleaver. Full of blunt humor, sage advice, and the occasional swear word, You are a Badass offers its readers … Continue reading
Craving, On Sale Now!
A nationally recognized expert on compulsive behaviors explains the phenomenon of craving and gives us tools to achieve freedom from our seemingly insatiable desires by changing our actions to remap our brains. When we find ourselves wanting something strong enough, … Continue reading
China Study Cookbook
The China Study Cookbook takes these scientific findings and puts them to action. Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, The China Study Cookbook features delicious, easily … Continue reading
The Enduring Ark from Tara Books
This Indian retelling of Noah and the great Biblical flood is illustrated in the Bengal Patua style of scroll painting, designed in accordion folds, and encased in a colorful slipcase. The vibrant illustrations and concise text provide a singular approach … Continue reading
ON SALE APRIL 23, 2013
“Dirty Wars will earn its place in history as one of the most important pieces of literature related to over a decade of failed American foreign policy strategy that continues to exist to this day. It’s also one of the … Continue reading
Nonna Lidia shares her memories of growing up on the farm….
It’s Nonna Mima’s birthday, and Nonna Lidia and her grandkids are determined to throw her the surprise feast that she deserves! While planning the evening’s menu, Nonna Lidia shares her memories of growing up on the farm during each season … Continue reading