While most of our print ARC’s are fiction, non-fiction ARC’s such as this one are also becoming increasingly available on Edelweiss, some for immediate download without having to wait for permissions.The site also has a new dashboard and convenient places to see what your colleagues are reading and “highly anticipating.” Summary: As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny.With uncanny insight, he shone a spotlight on the infantile psychology and unquenchable narcissistic appetites of demagogues–and the cynicism and opportunism of the various enablers and hangers-on who surround them–and imagined how they might be stopped.As Greenblatt shows, Shakespeare’s work, in this as in so many other ways, remains vitally relevant today.
87.2 million print books were sold last year, up from 674.1 million in 2016. Units have risen every year since 2013, and 2017 sales were up 10.8% from that year.
For readers born after these events, the blow by blow you are there writing style brings the times to life. By August 1968, the American space program was in danger of failing in its two most important objectives: to land a man on the Moon by President Kennedy’s end-of-decade deadline, and to triumph over the Soviets in space.
The biographical element borders on hero worship, but that also seems true to the period. With its back against the wall, NASA made an almost unimaginable leap: It would scrap its usual methodical approach and risk everything on a sudden launch.
The discussions provide ample advice and guidance for writers of every level, but also give Le Guin a chance to to sound off on some of her favorite subjects: the genre wars, the patriarchy, the natural world, and what, in her opinion, makes for great writing.
With excerpts from her own work and those books that she’s looked to for inspiration and guidance, this volume will be a treat for Le Guin’s longtime readers and a perfect introduction for those first approaching her writing.” When children are not developmentally prepared for kindergarten, they begin their schooling at a disadvantage that follows them throughout their educational careers.