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Listen in as author Linda Sivertsen (aka Book Mama) brings together the world’s most beloved bestselling authors for monthly chats on writing, publishing, deal-making, spirituality, activism, and the art of romancing creativity. Now streaming on American Airlines, these up-close conversations are a fan favorite, frequently profiled on “Best Podcast” lists (i.e., The Motley Fool’s “10 Best Podcasts for Women”), and on the top Arts & Books pages of iTunes/Apple Podcasts. Join Linda and her cel ...
 
A bite-sized, behind the scenes show on what happens before and after your book’s publication date. Join Vanessa Campos and Dr. Jennifer Dorsey as they answer ALL your book publishing questions and deep-dives into the nitty gritty process of writing, designing, and marketing , social media marketing and marketing strategy for business owners. Learn more about us at www.broadbookgroup.com
 
Jonathan Swift almost defines satire in this biting and brutal pamphlet in which he suggests that poor (Catholic) Irish families should fatten up their children and sell them to the rich (Protestant) land owners, thus solving the twin problems of starving children and poverty in one blow. When the “Proposal” was published in 1729, Swift was quickly attacked, and even accused of barbarity – the exact state the “Proposal” was written to expose. (Summary by Hugh)
 
The book tells the story of the quest for Captain Grant of the Britannia. After finding a bottle cast into the ocean by the captain himself after the Britannia is shipwrecked, Lord and Lady Glenarvan of Scotland decide to launch a rescue expedition. The main difficulty is that the coordinates of the wreckage are mostly erased, and only the latitude (37 degrees) is known.Lord Glenarvan makes it his quest to find Grant; together with his wife, Grant’s children and the crew of his yacht the Dun ...
 
Journey Sixty6 is your trip advisor for the book writing journey. Join Melissa Parks and Dave Goetz as they address everything from writing, publishing, and promoting your book.They also address the challenges of how to build an online following while working on your book. This is the must-listen-to podcast for all aspiring book writers, especially for leaders, small business owners, and entrepreneurs who want to extend their influence.
 
Think art history is boring? Think again. It's weird, funny, mysterious, enthralling, and liberating. Join us as we cover the strangest stories in art. Is the Mona Lisa fake? Did Van Gogh actually kill himself? And why were the Impressionists so great? Subscribe to us here, and follow us at www.artcuriouspodcast.com for further information and fun extras. © 2021 Jennifer Dasal // Find us on Twitter and Instagram: @artcuriouspod
 
A weekly talk-through of IELTS topics and tests to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to prepare for your test day. Follow me on www.facebook.com/ieltsetc and join the Members Academy for all the downloads, step-by-step online courses and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test. www.members.ieltsetc.com/academy/
 
With an emphasis on travel books and long-form travel literature, host Jeremy Bassetti talks with the world’s most inspiring travel writers about their work and about the business and craft of travel writing in this award-winning podcast. Past guests include travel writers like Paul Theroux, Pico Iyer, and Rolf Potts. The show also covers topics related to travel journalism, travel blogging, and travel photography.
 
Responding To Rfps for neighborhood companies that targets potential clients AT https://www.therfpsuccesscompany.com/book Responding To Rfps helps you to communicate with your target market which is initially the ones in your local area. Those customers whom you cannot reach right away may be informed about your business through your website. You may offer discounts or promos if your company may allow it so customers may be drawn to buy from you. You also need to create an effective advertis ...
 
The full title of this book is The Origins of Christianity with an Outline of Van Manen’s Analysis of The Pauline Literature. Willem Christiaan van Manen (1842-1905) was a Dutch theologian. The vast majority of van Manen’s radical criticism of the New Testament and Christian origins has never been translated into English. In this book, Thomas Whittaker outlines the arguments of van Manen for an English-speaking audience. Van Manen’s work is not now generally known, but his views obtained not ...
 
Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to ...
 
Literary Speaking connects writers with the publishing industry by featuring conversations with best selling authors, literary agents, publishers and publicity firms. How do I establish a writing practice? Find an agent? Get published? Build a platform? Discover tips and tricks to build your writing practice and release your story out into the world. Join me as I interview expert guests as they share their experiences as published authors and industry professionals to inspire and infuse your ...
 
This is a true account by American woman journalist who, in 1889, set out to see whether she could beat the fictional journey in Jules Verne’s 1873 novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Wearing one dress and carrying one handbag, Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman (pen name “Nellie Bly”), reported her travels back to avid readers in America.
 
The Healthcare Policy Podcast website features audio interviews with experts on current or important health care topics. While there are any number of healthcare-related podcasts and other online programming these offerings typically present a vested interest viewpoint. My podcasts are produced independently, i.e., without any conflicts of interest and moreover are intended to help listeners better understand the inter-section between research and policy analysis and political realities. Lis ...
 
Anne of the Island is the third book in the Anne of Green Gables series following the adventures of its heroine Anne Shirley as she leaves for Redmond College in the busy city of Kingsport to study for her bachelor’s degree. The third installment in the series sees the beloved protagonist experience new adventures and challenges outside the familiar setting of Avonlea. The novel kicks off when Anne decides to pursue her dream of a higher education, and subsequently leaves her two year teachi ...
 
One of the earliest polished examples of existential literature, Notes from the Underground follows the life of a recluse and depicts his antagonistic attitude toward society. Written in two parts with a first person narration, the novella explores various themes expressing the misleading notion of rationalism and utopianism, existentialism, alienation and human inaction. The psychological novel begins with a monologue in which the protagonist introduces and characterizes himself. Referred t ...
 
Published in 1886, this novel encompasses a small community wherein Veronica, having lost her own mother, is “adopted” by a neighbour, Gertrude, who has a son of her own. The son, Dietrich, is learning how to become a saddler as his father before him. Their life is filled with hard work, but also some contentment. From the mother they now share, and two other matronly neighbours, Dietrich and Veronica learn valuable lessons about life. As the years pass, Dietrich and Veronica encounter troub ...
 
This podcast is primarily aimed for those who have accepted the covenant originally offered by the Lord Jesus Christ in Boise, Idaho in September 2017. However, all are welcome to listen in. The goal is to present personal stories of those who are involved in this movement and to present insight into some of the projects related to the movement. Please see episode 1 for more information on what we are about.
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
Want expert insight on what’s trending in the world of technology, data and innovation each month? The Smart Dust Podcast is for you. But what on Earth is Smart Dust? The name refers to the very real and extraordinary dust-sized computers designed to be breathed in and monitor the human brain. No, we are not making that up. The mission of the Smart Dust Podcast is to give you brain-expanding ideas and perspectives to breathe in and apply to your daily and professional life. With industry-lea ...
 
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Pence gets drowned out by hecklers shouting "Traitor" at summit; as new video sjow Trump supporter punching officer at riot; New video shred GOP rep's "normal tourist visit" remark; rioter: "Disarm them and then we storm the f*cking capitol" GOP says Biden gave Putin a pass, ignores Trump track record; Republicans dismiss Manchin's voting compromis…
 
Botanists biased towards pretty plants more than the ugliesKings Park Botanic Garden Perth great for a stroll and does top-notch botanical and horticultural researchPlay behaviour linked to brain mass and life span in a sample of Australian birdsAncient tree-climbing marsupials reveal hints of past environments…
 
Justice Dept releases new insurrection videos showing rioter taunting, punching police officer; House votes to repeal 2002 authorization for military force; Unclear whether U.S. will hit Biden’s goal to get 70% of adults partially vaccinated by July 4; Bipartisan infrastructure bill gets support from 21 senators; GOP kills Manchin’s bipartisan voti…
 
On this week's episode of The Compound & Friends, Michael Batnick, Doug Boneparth, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss: the Fed decision, universal basic income, Wall Street's return to the office, student loans, the health benefits of coffee, horror movies, and more! Follow Michael's blog at theirrelevantinvestor.com Follow Doug at bonefidewealth.com …
 
A report says Apple is allowing the ban of LGBTQ+ apps in 152 countries, some tech companies are adopting a four-day workweek and actually seeing benefits, and a new U.S. Senate bill could make cancelling online subscriptions easier.
 
Emma Straub is the New York Times-bestselling author of four novels, All Adults Here, Modern Lovers, The Vacationers and Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures, and the short story collection Other People We Married. Her books have been published in twenty countries. She and her husband own Books Are Magic, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. …
 
On today's UpFront: 0:08 - We spend the hour with Dr. Gregory Carr (@AfricanaCarr [1]), Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Chair of the Department of Afro-American Studies at Howard University who joins us to chart the path of making Juneteenth a federal holiday. We start in Washington, just hours before the bill is signed where Carr meets…
 
Horrifying new video from the insurrection at the Capitol shows a man with a flagpole rushing and tackiing officers to the ground. Biden signs law making Juneteenth a federal holiday. One person is dead and 12 others are injured in an Arizona shooting spree as the U.S. sees a surge in gun violence; 19 mass shootings in the last week. Grocery store …
 
Biden arrives home to Dem party fractures over agenda; Bipartisan infrastructure deal includes $579B in new spending; WH Official: Outlook “Very Encouraging” on top domestic issues; Biden, Putin summit ends with some diplomatic steps; Supreme Court decision to leave Obamacare intact preserves health care for millions; White House cheers court decis…
 
Will Morris explains why companies should be focused on the upcoming Inclusive Framework and G20 meetings. He also answers the question that he received most this week: Does the G7 agreement mean that this deal is final? Learn more at www.pwc.com/us/policyondemand Speaker: William Morris, Deputy Leader, Global Tax Policy & Administration Network, P…
 
Northern California is experiencing extreme heat just days before the first official day of summer; we learn more about how long the high temperatures will last and how to protect yourself. An official with the Sacramento International Airport also walks us through what the rules are when flying following the state’s reopening. Plus, CapRadio kicks…
 
Biden confronts Putin, warns of "consequences," but Russian president sidesteps questions on cyber attacks and navalny; Biden says "I did what I came to do" but Putin conflicts remain; Putin cites black lives matter and capitol riot when asked about crackdown on Navalny and Russian opposition; President Biden says Putin "Knows that I will take acti…
 
In this special edition of Vox Conversations in honor of the Juneteenth holiday, Vox race reporter Fabiola Cineas spoke with author and podcast host Ibram X. Kendi before a virtual audience about the big ideas around being antiracist. They discussed where we are after a year protesting racism and police brutality, Kendi's approach to defining and f…
 
A lot of us are scared to share our best stuff because then we think people won’t hire us or pay us for it. But why would we want to hide our best stuff behind a paywall? Yes, some of your audience will take your expertise and go the DIY route. But if you use your ideas to build your platform, know that some of the people watching will want more fr…
 
On today’s show: 0:08 - Javier Puente (@puentevaldiva [1]) Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latinx Studies at Smith College joins us to unpack how newly elected president of Peru, Pedro Castillo came to power. Castillo was a rondero or peasant militia member in his youth and later became a teacher’s union leader. Some observers describe hi…
 
Biden and Putin agree to return ambassadors to posts; Biden: made it clear we will continue to raise human rights issues; Biden says he outlined 16 entities that are off limits for cyberwar; Biden: spent “great deal of time” discussing cybersecurity; Experts warn highly transmissible, more severe delta strain spreading rapidly in U.S.; Israel launc…
 
While COVID-19 vaccinations are top of mind for many some 15 months into the pandemic, routine vaccination rates for kids have gone down since the country first went into lockdown; we learn why this could be concerning with an infectious disease specialist. Inflation is also at 5%, and we discuss what this means and if a comparison to the Great Rec…
 
Today on UpFront: 0:08 - Tensions roiled in occupied East Jerusalem ahead of an nationalist Israeli flag march through the Old City. Israeli forces launched airstrikes against Gaza military sites in retaliation for incendiary balloons released by Hamas that sparked a series of in Southern Israeli. Khury Petersen-Smith (@KPyes [1]) is the Michael Ra…
 
Biden, Putin to meet as relations at lowest point since Cold War. 21 in GOP vote no on congressional gold medal for Jan. 6 officers. FBI Chief pressed on missed warning signs in Jan. 6 attack. Emails: Trump, allies pushed DOJ to probe false election claims. NYT: Trump organization’s Finance Chief could face charges as soon as this summer; Appears p…
 
Sources: Biden intensely preparing for Putin summit; WH: Biden held meeting with Russia experts to prepare for Putin summit; Biden tells allies: America is back; Biden-Putin meeting likely to last 4-5 hours; No meals planned; Biden and Putin agree: relations at a “low point”; Kremlin: unsure if Biden, Putin will meet without aides; WH officials: Bi…
 
CapRadio Reporter Sarah Mizes-Tan shares a live look at Sacramento on the morning of California’s official reopening. California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly also answers questions about the state’s reopening and plans going forward. Author Edward Slingerland discusses his new book “DRUNK: How we sipped, danced, and stumbled o…
 
Today on UpFront: 0:08 - Vincent Ni (@nivincent [1]), China Affairs Correspondent for The Guardian joins us to talk about NATO’s official language against China, marking them as a threat to the West. Ni argues that Cold War analogies often employed to explain the tension between China and the US are not accurate and instead couches the perceived th…
 
Biden on Putin: "he's bright, he's tough.. he is, as they say when you used to play ball, a worthy adversary". FBI warns QAnon followers more emboldened than ever, may move from "digital soldiers" to taking violent real world action. House Judiciary Committee announces investigation into data secretly sought from members of Congress and journalists…
 
Biden hopes for NATO springboard ahead of Putin summit; Biden reassures NATO allies: “the United States is there”; Biden: “rock solid, unshakeable commitment” to NATO article that an attack on one ally is an attack on all; Sources: Biden preparing intensely for Putin’s tactics; Biden: will “make clear” to Putin that “we can cooperate if he chooses”…
 
This year, June 19 will mark the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, commemorating the day slavery was ended in Texas in 1865; we discuss the significance and how it highlights the dearth of Black history education in the U.S. A sociology professor at UCLA also walks us through the ins and outs of body shaming after a Florida high school altered yearb…
 
In our ninth season, in a topic suggested by you, our listeners, we’re uncovering the backstory behind some of the world’s most famed “cursed” objects in art, architecture, and archaeology. Today, we’re continuing with the ArtCurious debut of one of the greatest Spanish painters of all time—and his controversial painting that, some say, has driven …
 
Image: Over 500 former staffers on Joe Biden's presidential campaign co-signed a letter demanding President Biden take steps to end Israel's occupation of Palestine and ethnic cleansing in neighborhoods like Sheikh Jarrah. On this show: 0:08 - John Nichols (@NicholsUprising [1]) joins us to talk about Biden's infrastructure bill and Democrats' frus…
 
Returning to the Karen Conti Show is attorney and estate planning expert Christian Manalli to answer WGN Radio listener questions on estate planning, wills and trusts. Contact Christian for your estate planning assistance at (312) 332-7800. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3847288/3847288_2021-06-13-231528.64kmono.mp3 You can find Karen Conti on Fa…
 
In recognition of Black Music Month, professor Jack Lerner, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology Clinic at the University of California, is with WGN Radio’s Karen Conti to discuss prosecutors using defendants’ rap music to gain convictions and whether it is legal to do so. https://serve.castfire.com/au…
 
WGN Radio’s Karen Conti is joined by WGN Radio listeners Sharon Ann Kutta and John Zrnich to talk about the Old Joliet Prison Tour that took place earlier in the month. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3847284/3847284_2021-06-13-221124.64kmono.mp3 You can find Karen Conti on Facebook. If you have a legal question for Karen, call her office at (312)…
 
Trump's department of Justice sent broad request to apple as part of leak probe targeting lawmakers; Microsoft also subpoenaed; Apple: Trump's department of justice demanded data on 73 phone numbers and 35 emails as part of leak probe that targeted lawmakers Microsoft also subpoenaed for data in connection to capitol hill staffer; Senate democrats …
 
The legacy of Andrei Sakharov and the state of Russian science todayHigh levels of ocean noise a possible threat to whales and dolphinsRace to map Ashmore Reef as aquatic worlds change fast with warming watersNew ideas challenge traditional views about plant conservation and restorationLarge scale art works take visitors on a journey of ecological …
 
Biden, other G7 leaders meet with queen, senior royals; Biden invokes WWII: U.S. will "build a new arsenal" to fight COVID; Biden, G7 leaders address COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, threat from Russia & China; No joint news conference expected after Biden-Putin meeting next week; One-on-one with White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki; Biden on me…
 
Welcome to the second episode of The Compound & Friends, a new podcast from your favorite financial and investing commentators. This week, Michael Batnick, Sam Ro, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss: Bitcoin Miami, circuit breakers, when stocks become unrate-able, rising wages, Chipotle price hike, May CPI, newspapers, and more! Follow Michael's blog …
 
Jennifer Craven is the author of "A Long Way From Blair Street" and "All That Shines and Whispers," both works of historical fiction. In addition to her novels, she had bylines in various publications including the Washington Post, HuffPost, Motherly, Today's Parent and more. When she's not writing, she teaches fashion merchandising at Mercyhurst U…
 
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