Monday, June 26th, 2017

Little light, or information, leaks from the Death Star. The company wields “a corporate system of secrecy, nondisclosure agreements and internal security,” Mr. Coll writes, “that matched some of the most compartmented black boxes of the world’s intelligence agencies.” Exxon Mobil’s media strategy, an in-house joke declares, is learning to say “no comment” in 50 different languages.

These include the techniques actually used to improve memory and to memorize vast chunks of information, a user-friendly explanation of the physiology and neurology of memory, the history of mnemonics beginning with the Greek Poet Simonedes of Ceos the difference between remembering words and remembering images, profiles of those who have exploited memory techniques for personal gain and those who haven’t,

I was a princess from Earth and he was a rogue spaceman from a mythical world. He saved my life three times. I rescued him from a fate worse than death. We fell madly in love. We married and lived happily ever after. Ever after comes with an expiration date these days. We’d been married less than year when Kit got shot in the head.

Manhunt is scheduled to go on sale May 1 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the death of the former al Qaeda leader. The book details the years-long search for bin Laden and his capture in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad.

get skinnier than all your friends, The hot new advice book by Venice A Fulton, Six Weeks to OMG, is the latest fad diet sporting an internet-age title. It claims to use a mix of nutrition, biochemistry, genetics and psychology to help you lose weight – leaving one to wonder how a person uses genetics to diet anyway. It also instructs readers to take ice-cold baths and skip breakfast.

  Now. Born in Yorkshire quite near Leeds I remember it from fifty years ago. This is the story of the man responsible for a large part of its change. The story of a city by its modest modern guardian John Thorp has not been able to prevent all carbuncles from wrinkling the face of [...]

Will you be joining in with the festivities of World Book Night? Thousands of volunteers across the UK, Ireland, Germany and USA will be sharing their passion for reading and books by helping give out 1,000,000 books

Will you be joining in with the festivities of World Book Night? Thousands of volunteers across the UK, Ireland, Germany and USA will be sharing their passion for reading and books by helping give out 1,000,000 books

  Book Review: Intruder by C.J. Cherryh In Intruder, the political machinations continue as Bren works toward creating a lasting trade agreement (and hopefully peace) between the Western Association and the Marid, and the Marid and Ilisidi’s Eastern district. This is a very complicated tangle made even more complicated by Machigi, the lord of the [...]

  If there was ever a Review that strongly told me to go out and buy a book then this is it. The Review itself reads like as fast paced novel. First go to the Guardian and read the whole review. Then buy the book. Then leave a comment for all to see. London in [...]