Christine K., our literature marketing associate, talks about the title she’s looking forward to working on this summer.
We are all connected. The need for consumers to sustain a permanent connection has been driven by a deep-seated need, fueled by peers, the furor of social media and just simply a trend to have immediate access to anything at anytime, anywhere. As consumers, we all crave a perpetual connection to the Internet. Personally, I [...]
To honor Darwin’s 204th birthday yesterday, we asked a few of our leading experts on Darwin and his work the following question:
For over 150 years, Charles Darwin and his work have influenced the fields of science, religion, politics, gender, literature, philosophy, and medicine. With a view in 2013 of the innumerable changes he has sparked across a number of disciplines, what should be considered Darwin’s most important contribution?
It’s strange how apparently unconnected events can link together. When I was a small child I enjoyed playing all sorts of games. My father taught me chess when I was six, and we also played drafts and Scrabble and card games like Canasta and simple snap. I even invented board games to play with my younger brother and sister. When I was about ten, my father liked one of my games so much that he sent it to Waddington, the largest British board game manufacturer. They rejected it, of course, but I was not upset. Rather, I felt it was a feather in my cap.
Many mistakenly believe that the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 were the ancestors of the modern Presidential debate. They were not.