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18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

11 Essential Books On Writing, Based On The Genre You Want To Write

If you're an aspiring writer, you know that you have to read all kinds of books in order to hone your technique, but sometimes it might seem as if …

6 Creepy Horror Video Games That You Should Not Play Alone (2017)

In this innovative title from No Code, players can relive classic horror movies and late-night television, enjoy simple, light, but intuitive …

11 Little Morning Habits That Will Make Your Partner Melt

Mornings tend to be hectic, and it's hard to spend quality time with your significant other if you're rushing out the door. However, if you want to …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions | Inc.com

As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other side, it's incredibly difficult for us to see ourselves through …

Leadership

12 Completely Random Facts That Will Make You Say "Ohhh Wow, Didn't Know That"

We could've lived in a world with an animated Harry Potter movie!

Universal Pictures

11 Tips For Writing More In 2018, So You Can Finally Finish That Manuscript

As another year drags itself across the finish line, many of us are starting to think about our goals for next year. Sure, 2017 had its horrible …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

13 Unexpectedly Creepy Books That Will Keep You Up All Night Long

When you sit down with the book <i>It</i> or <i>The Shining</i> or <i>The Haunting of Hill House,</i> you more or less know what you're getting yourself into. You understand …

Books

This Is Exactly How to Be Your Most Likable Self, According to Science

With seemingly endless amounts of holiday parties, work events, and gatherings popping up on your calendar over the next month, small talk, …

Six body language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off for life

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, “Don't underestimate the importance of body language.”<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are pretty easy …

Body Language

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 75 – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1793)

Benjamin Franklin’s face – on banknotes, letterheads and civic documents – is an ageless icon of the American revolution, at once benign but cunning, projecting a mood that’s universal and accessible. In life, he was a great inventor (of stoves, lightning rods and bifocals); in literature, a great …

Literature

Fill up your ebook reader with beautifully formatted free classics

I’ve long been meaning to get around to finally reading some classic must-read books by the likes of Jules Verne, HG Wells and Anton Chekov, and I’m glad that I’ve finally run out of excuses.<p>You’ve probably heard of Project Gutenberg, an incredible initiative that’s turned over 54,000 books whose …

'The Alchemist's Daughter' Is No Frankenstein's Monster

Mary Jekyll has never been more alone. Her father, Dr. Henry Jekyll, died 14 years ago, and her mother Ernestine has just passed away after going mad. Living in London in the 1890s, she's subject to the era's discrimination against women, which she confronts while trying to get her family's affairs …

Literature

Murakami and Flash Fiction: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment<p>Haruki Murakami’s Lonely Men<p>When What Was Good for Bill Cosby Was Good for Black America<p>Netflix Is Turning Into HBO<p>The Adaptability and Sustainability of Flash Fiction<p>Tom Cruise Is Still Great, Even After <i>The Mummy</i><p>How <i>Bachelor in</i> …

Flash Fiction

How to Add Color and Richness to Your Writing ... Without Making Us Want to Barf - Copyblogger

Your job as a writer is to make your subjects clear and interesting.<p>Assuming you aren’t working on the next <i>Waiting for Godot,</i> you’ll work to make …

10 Works of Literary Horror You Should Read

This week, Victor LaValle’s new novel <i>The Changeling</i> hits shelves. This is only the most recent installment in a long series of great works of …

'So Much Blue' Is Percival Everett's Best Yet

Over the course of more than three decades, Percival Everett has written almost 30 books. They've included mysteries (<i>Assumption</i>), Westerns (<i>Watershed</i>) and biting political satire (the hilarious and memorably titled <i>A History of the African-American People [Proposed] by Strom Thurmond as Told to</i> …

Books

Watch: Steven Spielberg's Tools for Creating Suspense

A few simple strategies make Steven Spielberg 'the kindest manipulator in the history of cinema.'<p>If you're looking to generate some suspense in your …

Filmmaking

40 Simple Daily Rituals for Getting Ahead in Business and Life | Inc.com

The most successful people you know didn't get where they are by doing things like everyone else. One thing they likely have in common: Consistently doing the right things day in and out. Here's what dozens of high achieving executives say are their secrets to getting ahead in business and life.<p>1. …

Startups

This One Thing Will Make Your Photos Better: Storytelling

Here’s an inspiring video by Mango Street about one of the most important things you can learn to do as a photographer, which is <i>storytelling</i>. In …

How to Start Writing Your Book Again After a Long Break

There are many reasons you may have taken a break from your future novel: You’re waiting to hear back from prospective agents. You’re transitioning …

Writing

20 Classic Poems Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This article was written through a collaboration between C. Daniel Motley and the AoM Team.</i><p>Matthew Arnold, a Victorian poet, once …

Why Daphne du Maurier was Britain’s mistress of suspense

Much more than a romance writer, Daphne du Maurier inspired Hitchcock classics, dabbled in sci-fi, and even predicted Brexit, writes Lucy Scholes.<p>Roger Michell’s new film My Cousin Rachel <i>–</i> starring Rachel Weisz in the title role and Sam Claflin as Philip, the young man torn between falling for her …

Literature

35 Books Everyone Should Read at Least Once in Their Lifetime

By Megan Willett<p>Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives.<p>Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, …

Dear Match Book: I Need Short but Great Books for My Commute

<b>Dear Match Book,</b><p><i>Although I adore reading, my annual reading goals are disappointingly low. Currently I am overwhelmed by the number of books I saved to read later and feel as though I can never get to them due to the distractions and demands of college life and working an internship. I am a</i> …

Books

10 creative hobbies for people too busy to pick up a hobby

My daily commute includes a 45-minute rail trip, a predictably pleasant ride spent shoulder-to-shoulder with professionals who clearly would rather …