Here is an interesting site to check out in coming weeks, if you are interesting in Richard Florida’s views about courting the “creative class” ( Florida, the Heinz Professor of Economic Development at Carnegie Mellon and Visiting Scholar at the Brookings Institution published “The Rise […]

Jacques Barzun is one of those scholars that the world of academia will likely never produce again. An historian, and author of thirty books, Barzun is a scholar who is rightly defined as a master of Arts and Letters. I came across his masterpiece “From […]

I just read today that Bill Clinton’s memoirs will be available June 30. I will be interested to see how much detail he gives about what was going on behind the scenes during the impeachment episode. The book, titled “My Life,” is already number one […]

An interesting lead from an April 22 story in the New York Times. “WASHINGTON, April 22 – The Bush administration’s plans for a new caretaker government in Iraq would place severe limits on its sovereignty, including only partial command over its armed forces and no […]

Selling books is a tough business no matter where you are. The New York Times reported that the well-known British bookseller W.H. Smith is in dire straits. The bookstores are located everywhere in Britain, train stations, airports, on every corner. I’ve only been to England […]