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Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.
They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.
Interesting to just ask co-workers for 24 Books That Can Change Your Life Forever. Though, now that I think about it, how else would you do this?
Philip Ball’s Patterns in Nature is a jaw-dropping exploration of why the world looks the way it does, with 250 color photographs of the most dramatic examples of the “sheer splendor” of physical patterns in the natural world.
Publisher’s Weekly calls this book the most beautiful book of 2016. And after looking at a few pages, I find it hard to argue.
Since geek culture has gone corporate, companies like Amazon and Netflix are trying to capitalize off it by making it accessible to a bigger audience. Not only do you see superhero films, but you also have television shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Jessica Jones. If you want to write fanfiction for your favorite superheroes, then you can use the platform Kindle Worlds. It is easier for anyone can be a geek now and this has some geeks suffering serious consequences.
Being a comics fan these days is both easier and harder that it used to be.
Inspired by a line from Woody Allen film Hannah and Her Sisters – “Don’t forget the poem on page 112. It reminded me of you!” – the French literary award asks its jury, at first, to read only page 112 of each novel.
Somebody somewhere is going to write a list of novel-writing tips and tricks and include “make sure page 112 is awesome.”