Rags-to-Riches Stories Are Actually Kind of Disturbing – The New York Times

| Rags-to-Riches Stories Are Actually Kind of Disturbing - The New York Times

The Money IssueFrom Horatio Alger and E.L. James to T. Boone Pickens and Charles Koch, books by and about the ultrawealthy reveal some of our darkest American fantasies.Credit…Photo illustration by Ben DenzerSupported bySend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Lydia … Read more

The First Fully Illustrated Selection of Pablo Neruda’s Question Poems – The New York Times

| The First Fully Illustrated Selection of Pablo Neruda’s Question Poems - The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byPicture BooksSend any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission.By Joyce MaynardBOOK OF QUESTIONSBy Pablo NerudaIllustrated by Paloma ValdiviaTranslated by Sara Lissa PaulsonThere’s a reason children ask … Read more

What an English degree did for me, by Tulip Siddiq, Sarah Waters and more – The Guardian

| What an English degree did for me, by Tulip Siddiq, Sarah Waters and more - The Guardian

As UK universities close their English literature courses and Rishi Sunak wages war on degrees that ‘don’t increase earning potential’, we celebrate 40 influential graduates and talk to some of them about what English lit meant to them. Introduction by Jeffrey BoakyeI love words. I’ve always loved reading. I’m fascinated by narrative and the shape … Read more

Large and giant print – RNIB

| Large and giant print - RNIB

A guide to large and giant print options for people who are blind or partially sighted. If you have some vision but you struggle to read regular print, large or giant print may be for you.The size of a font is described in point size. Large print is generally 16 to 18 point size. Giant … Read more

The Best Business Books To Inspire Passion And Attain Goals – Forbes

| The Best Business Books To Inspire Passion And Attain Goals - Forbes

This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale.Everyone talks about employee engagement. But what happens when … Read more

A New Era for Money Prasad – International Monetary Fund

| A New Era for Money Prasad - International Monetary Fund

The IMF Press Center is a password-protected site for working journalists. Eswar S. Prasad September 2022 Credit: Pete Reynolds Download PDF As bytes replace dollars, euros, and renminbi, some changes will be welcome; others may not Money has transformed human society, enabling commerce and trade even between widely dispersed geographic locations. It allows the transfer … Read more

‘We see India as a great opportunity’: Vafa Payman, the Asia-Pacific head of Bloomsbury – The Hindu

| ‘We see India as a great opportunity’: Vafa Payman, the Asia-Pacific head of Bloomsbury - The Hindu

Vafa Payman, the Asia head of Bloomsbury | Photo Credit: Courtesy Bloomsbury India September marked many milestones for Bloomsbury. Last year, they celebrated 35 years in publishing — which they commemorated with a book, Bloomsbury 35, a few months ago. Last month, they turned 10 in India. Vafa Payman, the soft-spoken Asia head of the … Read more