Rahul Nathaniel

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Never Go Back

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Child<p><b>‘It's said that a Jack Reacher novel is bought every four seconds somewhere in the world… Lee Child's genius has been to create a tough guy hero that men will envy and women will adore’ Daily Express</b><p>After an epic and interrupted journey all the way from the snows of South Dakota, …

The Holy Bible King James Version

• <b>Author:</b><p>"The Holy Bible King James Version. This is the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible, traditionally the principal English translation. The KJV is considered one of the masterpieces of early modern English literature, although most modern readers find the language a bit dated and …

Hoods

• <b>Author:</b> Carl Fellstrom<p>In 2004, the murder of a middle-aged couple in their village bungalow lifted the lid on the great untold story of British organised crime. The slaughter of Joan and John Stirland revealed an evil empire of powerful ganglords, contract killings and police corruption. At its …

The Complete Sherlock Holmes

• <b>Author:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle & Robert Ryan<p>The complete collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes tales, both long and short, compiled together for the first time by Simon & Schuster.<br>This fantastic collection is accompanied by an exciting new introduction from Robert Ryan, a writer whose …

Is It Just Me?

• <b>Author:</b> Miranda Hart<p><b>A Sunday Times Number One Bestseller</b><p><b>Miranda Hart will carry you along with the sheer force of her charm, bumbling cheer and charisma. - Sunday Express</b><p>Well hello to you dear browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. …

Obama, Syria & the Constitution

Having warned Syria’s Bashar al-Assad in August 2012 that the use of chemical weapons on his own people was a “red line” that would compel the United …

Life Lessons From 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz' (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

The best Spoonerisms

The Reverend William Archibald Spooner was born in London on July 22, 1844. He was an albino and suffered defective eyesight, and it is thought that this caused some of his verbal confusions which were later dubbed "spoonerisms". These included "it is kisstomary to cuss the bride".<p>Spooner, who died …

Mystery Series' Portly P.I. Peels Back The Layers Of Delhi Society

For an introduction to India's cultural and culinary delights, you might hop a flight to Delhi or book a trip to Mumbai. But to meet the country sans passport free of airport indignities, you could just curl up with the crime novels of Tarquin Hall.<p>Vish Puri, Hall's opinionated private …

The Color Master

<b>So-called</b> magical realism — the incursion of the fantastic into stories otherwise set within our recognizable world — can divide readers into camps …

What Did Marie Antoinette Have in Her Garden?

Things people think about when they hear the former Queen of France’s name include eating cake, Sofia Coppola films, and guillotines. One thing that …

William Faulkner’s Jazz Age Illustrations

Before his days as a Nobel Prize winner, William Faulkner needed gigs to pay the bills just like everybody else. According to Open Culture, one of …

“I have realized that the traditional omelet form (eggs and cheese) is bourgeois. Today I tried making one out of a cigarette, some coffee, and four tiny stones.” The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook. For more of this morning’s roundup, click here: http://tpr.ly/17lXRVj.

It’s “Twilight”: YA movies are totally over!

As “The Mortal Instruments” tanks, it’s time to get past fantasy stories about heroes destined for greatness<p>The failure of the paranormal teen film "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" to deliver much in the way of box office receipts over the weekend has provoked a lot of comment. The film, …

A Charles Dickens house of Targaryen?

"Game of Thrones'" Viserys Targaryen may not have a crown, but he's got a country house -- one that used to be Charles Dickens' -- that he's hoping to share.<p>Gad's Hill Place, Dickens' country home, is to be opened to the public for the first time since his death in 1870 -- in a project spearheaded …

Truth and Denial: On Choire Sicha’s Very Recent History

<b>1.</b> <br>At first glance, <b>Choire Sicha’s</b> new book — <i>Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City</i> — is like a …

“The process becomes an appropriation of language rather than an effort to make sense. At some point, I had to work through the idea that there would always be holes in the story of this notebook; that I could never collect everything that happened, and that furthermore, that wasn’t at all the point. Learning to love and accept what doesn’t make its way into my notebook is a matter of making peace with the physical limitations of writing.” Part two from Sarah Gerard on keeping a notebook: http://tpr.ly/19QjMlV.

How I Write

Keep your computer. Give me a Montblanc pen and a pad of paper. The words will follow<p>I can write anywhere.<p>But I don't use a computer, and I could never write on a laptop. I hate the sound of computers; it's too dull, like it's not doing anything for you.<p>I write longhand, then I put whatever I've …

Writing

The Death of Moritz Erhardt, and Keynes’s Mistake

It’s unclear what caused the death of Moritz Erhardt, a twenty-one-year-old intern at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in London last week. Erhardt, a German exchange student who had recently finished a semester at the University of Michigan’s business school, was nearing the end of a seven-week …

The NYPD Division of Un-American Activities

On the morning of September 11, the detectives of the New York Police Department’s Intelligence Division traveled in force toward the burning towers …

How Hit Movies Become Flops

It’s one of the core components of modern online film culture: in the run-up to a new installment of a long-running franchise, you consider what’s …

Yes, Gmail users have an expectation of privacy

Sending email to Gmail users means you expect Google's servers will process it<p>Consumer groups are up in arms today over a motion Google made in June to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging that Gmail violates federal and state wiretapping laws by scanning emails at the server level. Google's …

Ping smart wallet tells you when cards go astray

Being careless with your wallet or purse is an easy way to have your cash -- and your identity -- stolen. Here's a smart wallet that will tell you when items have been removed or not been returned promptly.<p>Ping is a minimalist aluminum case for your ducats, debit cards, and credit cards that links …

Crowd Funding

5 Awesome Ways Famous Plot Twists Were Kept Secret

Nowadays, if you want to know as little as possible about a movie or show before seeing it, you have to actively go out of your way to avoid …

Everything you need to know about PRISM

Since September 11th, 2001, the United States government has dramatically increased the ability of its intelligence agencies to collect and investigate information on both foreign subjects and US citizens. Some of these surveillance programs, including a secret program called PRISM, capture the …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Mindfulness

John Sculley On Steve Jobs, The Full Interview Transcript

It’s long but worth reading because there are some awesome insights into how Jobs does things.<p>It’s also one of the frankest CEO interviews you’ll ever read. Sculley talks openly about Jobs and Apple, admits it was a mistake to hire him to run the company and that he knows little about computers. …

Product Design