January 3, 2014

Featured Author: Dr. Sanjay Jain with Optimal Living 360: Smart Decision Making for a Balanced Life

Make sure to review the following videos by Dr. Jain: NetIP National Conference Sept 2013 – San Francisco, CA Dr. Sanjay Jain discusses ways to keep New Years resolutions as guest on Fox 43 Optimal Living 360 Book Trailer Sanjay Jain, MD, MBA, known as the “Balance Guy”, is a US-trained, board-certified physician with more than fifteen years of clinical experience. He holds an MBA from Ohio State University and certifications in Diagnostic Radiology, Integrative Medicine, and Healthcare Quality and […]
December 20, 2013

Featured Author: Biz Stone with Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

Biz Stone became an Internet entrepreneur in 1999. He went on to work for Google, helped to create both blogging and podcasting, and then co-invented Twitter. Before he was a tech star, Biz wrote books and articles about the social aspects of technology in the nascent days of the web. He regularly addresses large audiences as a visiting scholar at colleges or keynote speaker for companies and conferences. Most recently, Biz is founder and CEO of his newest venture, Jelly.  […]
December 20, 2013

Featured Author: Reshma Saujani with Women Who Don’t Wait in Line: Break the Mold, Lead the Way

Reshma Saujani is the Founder of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and prepare young women for jobs of the future. In her groundbreaking new book, Women Who Don’t Wait in Line, Reshma advocates for a new model of female leadership focused on embracing risk and failure, promoting mentorship and sponsorship, and boldly charting your own course — personally and professionally. After years of working as an attorney and supporting the […]
December 10, 2013

Featured Author: David J. Hand with The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

Make sure to read the articles in The Washington Post and The New York Times! David J. Hand is an emeritus professor of mathematics and a senior research investigator at Imperial College London. He is the former president of the Royal Statistical Society and the chief scientifific adviser to Winton Capital Management, one of Europe’s most successful algorithmic-trading hedge funds. He is the author of seven books, including The Information Generation: How Data Rules Our World and Statistics: A Very Short […]
November 20, 2013

Hardcover Sales Growth Outpacing Ebooks In 2013

There’s a book category that’s showing big growth in 2013 but it’s not ebooks. Hardcover book sales in the U.S. are up over 10% through the first eight months of 2013, according to the latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers.  At the same time, adult ebook sales are only up 4.8%; all U.S. ebook sales, including children’s and religious ebooks, are down about 5%.  Click here to read the entire article!
November 20, 2013

Featured Author: Randy Krum with Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design

Randy Krum is founder and president of InfoNewt, an infographic design and data visualization company, and the creator of Cool Infographics. He designs infographics for both online publications and internal communications, and consults on building infographic landing pages, social sharing links, infographic SEO, reaching key influencers, and tracking results. About Cool Infographics:  Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design Make information memorable with creative visual design techniques Research shows that visual information is more quickly and easily understood, and much […]
November 13, 2013

Margaret Wrinkle Book Party at Perry’s

Margaret Wrinkle, born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, is a writer, filmmaker, educator, and visual artist. Her award-winning documentary, brokenground, about the racial divide in her historically conflicted hometown, was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and was a winner of the Council on Foundations Film Festival. Published by Grove/Atlantic, Margaret’s new book, Wash, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge our contemporary assumptions about history, race, power and healing. It has been named a finalist for best debut novel of […]