Category Archives: Publishing

19 books I finished in 2017

Each year I post about the books I’ve been able to finish within the year. There’s a part of me that believes ‘You are what you read”.   Some years ago I realized that I was not reading much aside from … Continue reading

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The Economist plays hardball – and is right to do so

For the past few years I have been a subscriber and reader of The Economist which calls itself a newspaper even though most people would call it a magazine.  I really like the non-U.S. focused viewpoint of The Economist.  If … Continue reading

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Rating The New York Times and Wall Street Journal tablet apps

I gave up the daily printed Wall Street Journal about a month ago in favor of the Wall Street Journal subscriber Amazon Kindle Fire tablet application.   After using it every day I can say with all honesty that it’s pretty … Continue reading

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Laurene Powell Jobs should write about living with a modern day Newton

Now that I have finished Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs I have to admit that I wish I’d met the man – something I had never felt was all that important before I read the book. What I’d also … Continue reading

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Time Magazine wins magazine of the year – but I don’t know anyone that subscribes except doctors

Time Magazine was recently honored by the American Society of Magazine Editors with the top prize of ‘Magazine of the Year’. My first thought was – how many people actually still read that magazine? The award was for editorial excellence … Continue reading

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Having both a digital AND print subscription is best for readers

Enjoy it while you still can since the days of offering a print and digital subscription for the same price are numbered. The main reason is of course that the print subscription is so much more costly to print and … Continue reading

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