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Five top new books about ancient history

One of five top new books about ancient history, as shared at History of the Ancient World:<p><i>Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor</i><br>by Adrian …

Who wrote Shakespeare's plays? Stanford professor lets you decide

Stanford astrophysicist's new book takes a statistical approach to the Shakespeare authorship question and, after presenting evidence, asks readers …

Stanford University

All of Shakespeare's Plays, Converted to 3-Panel Webcomics

Why Marvel Studios Doesn't Need Spider-Man For Civil War

Much has been made of the Sony Pictures documents that leaked onto the Internet last week. For fans of comic book movies, the most has been made of …

19 DC Comics Covers Paying Homage to Film Posters

.By<p>It’s always great to see works of fiction correspond and connect with each other and also with the real world, like these wonderful homages to …

Comics

Discovery of ‘lost’ Shakespeare First Folio revives claim playwright was secret Catholic

The debate over whether William Shakespeare was secretly a Catholic has raged ever since his death, when it was claimed by some that “he died a …

10 Tips for Writing Good User Stories

User stories are probably the most popular agile technique to capture product functionality: Working with user stories is easy. But writing good …

Project Management

6 Best Google Docs Apps for Writing Productivity and Collaboration

Google Docs has been one of the most powerful editing and collaboration tools for years. And it’s free! The built-in ability to create documents, …

A New Folio Hath Been Discovered That May Change Our Understanding of Shakespeare Forever

Once there were 800, and two days ago there were 232, and now there are 233. The <i>New York Times</i> reports that a previously unknown first folio of …

Shakespeare First Folio discovered in French library | The Passive Voice | A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing

It was missing the frontispiece and the portrait of Shakespeare that are the hallmark of the around 800 copies of the First Folio, which set down 18 …

Publishing

This was taken right after the tattoo was done. I got “to thine own self be true” from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, in my mothers handwriting. The meaning is pretty literal, but meaningful to me none the...

Hamlet

21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing You’re Quoting Shakespeare

William Shakespeare devised new words and countless plot tropes that still appear in everyday life. Famous quotes from his plays are easily …

Literature

The strange fates of the Shakespeare First Folio

The Shakespeare First Folio (1623), the first collected edition of his plays and the sole source for half of them (including Macbeth, Antony & …

Literature

Shakespeare at the end of the world: Why 'Station Eleven' is your 2014 must read

For the final MashableReads selection of the year, we've chosen <i>Station Eleven</i> by Emily St. John Mandel. <i>Station Eleven</i> is a beautiful, haunting book …

The creation of William Shakespeare: How the Bard really became a legend

Shakespeare wasn’t always a literary icon — or even the most popular writer of his era. Then how did he get so big?<p>Ladies and gentlemen, the Bard is back. With the recent discovery of a previously unknown First Folio in a French library, Shakespeare has once again been thrust into the limelight (as …