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The Magic of the Book: Hermann Hesse on Why We Read and Always Will

“If anyone wants to try to enclose in a small space, in a single house or a single room, the history of the human spirit and to make it his own, he can only do this in the form of a collection of books.”<p>I recently decided to teach myself to write with my left hand. This unorthodox pastime was …

The Man Who Made the Novel

Loving and loathing Samuel Richardson.<p>It’s hard to imagine a more unlikely novelist than Samuel Richardson. The son of a carpenter, he attended school only intermittently until he was seventeen, when his formal education ended and he was apprenticed to a printer. He didn’t publish his first novel …

Literature

31 Brilliant Books That You Really Need To Read This Spring

Required reading from April to June. UK release dates.

Books

James Joyce’s Dublin – a pictorial recreation of Ulysses

<b>I want to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city suddenly disappeared from the earth it could be reconstructed out of my book. – James</b> …

The Importance of Face-to-Face Conversation | The Art of Manliness

It is the evening of September 19, 1931.<p>Three men stroll down Addison’s Walk, a picturesque footpath that runs along the River Cherwell on the …

20 Non-Awkward Ways to Meet People While Traveling Solo

Solo travel can be invigorating, enlightening -- and terribly lonely.<p>Why not just "be friendly" and "say hi" to new people that you meet? Here's why: because introducing yourself to a total stranger in a café (or bar, or party, or at a tourist attraction, or on public transport) can feel creepy, …

8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When there are only 24 hours in a day and a million things to do, burnout is inevitable. Yet staying stressed-out and fatigued will not help you tackle that mountain of emails or think of new ways to approach a longstanding challenge at …

Creativity

15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing

As affable and loquacious as he was, Kurt Vonnegut disliked interviews. In <i>Palm Sunday</i>, he mentions his distaste for the process itself, of being …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

How to Take Charge in a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

There are two ways to approach a job interview.<p>With the first, you take a pretty passive stance. You control what you can on your side of things — …

How to Camp With Your Dog | The Art of Manliness

When John Steinbeck traveled with Charley, his standard poodle, the result was one of my favorite books. Fifty years after its publishing it’s still …

20 Battle Cries of Warriors Through the Ages | The Art of Manliness

“I too am not a bit tamed—I too am untranslatable;<br>I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.” –Walt Whitman<p>Throughout cultures and time, …

10 changes to make in your 30s to set yourself up for lifelong success

Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>The evidence is mounting: Apple's next big moneymaker will be a media bundle …

Learn Android Development from Google Experts with These Free Courses

Google announced all kinds of new things at last week’s I/O conference, including a way to learn Android development from actual Google instructors. …

The Best Way to Approach the “What Motivates You?” Interview Question

There are a lot of questions you should expect in an interview, but sometimes the questions are so broad you don’t know how to answer them on the …

14 Things To Do To Be A Great Writer

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Procrastination

On Valentine’s Day, five great love poems by Irish writers

<b>A post about Seamus Heaney’s favourite love poem a couple of Valentine’s Days ago (before Heaney’s all too untimely passing) received a bit of</b> …

TS Eliot’s restless ghost finds home in seaside idyll

Photograph: © Estate of T.S. Eliot<p>The Eliot family house in Massachusetts.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/14/1423917677207/1a3b98a7-1011-41ff-883c-78e279fcdb88-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: © Estate of T.S. Eliot<p>The Eliot family house in …

The Most Important Skills You Need to Start a Writing Career

So you want to get paid for your writing, but you've never been published. You have no formal experience, and no one's ever hired you for a …

The hurt locker: Rowan Williams on the anguish of T S Eliot

Young Eliot, the first volume of Robert Crawford's new T S Eliot biography, shows how a bruising home life led to poetic breakthrough.<p>Eliot’s first …

Literature

Dostoevsky Draws a Picture of Shakespeare: A New Discovery in an Old Manuscript

Dostoevsky, a doodler? Surely not! Great Russian brow furrowed over the meaning of love and hate and faith and crime, diving into squalid hells, …

A Mind For Numbers. How To Excel At Math And Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra).

25.01.2015<p>review by Irena Domachowska<p>When I first started to teach myself how to program, I self-diagnosed myself with dysprogrammeria - a natural …

The world's 10 most beautiful waterfalls (and how to see them)

This Freaky Recording Of A Rudyard Kipling Poem Is Used To Train Elite Soldiers For Captivity

SERE school is designed to train US troops on how to survive if they are captured and tortured. Carroll, who attended SERE in 1984, particularly remembers Kipling reciting his poem "Boots" over and over again in a very haunting voice while he was detained in a small cell.<p>The poem is about the …

Literature

Conditioning Exercises For Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Shakespeare: One of the First and Greatest Psychologists

Steven Pinker finds insight into the frailty of human nature within Measure for Measure.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Peter Stamm, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more.</b><p>Harvard linguist and …

Why Men Should Live Romantically | The Art of Manliness

When Neville Chamberlain brought Churchill into his cabinet in 1939 to serve as First Lord of the Admiralty (meaning he ran the British navy), …

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Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

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