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  1. Elia Mihuta

    Elia Mihuta

    21/09/2017
    Check out this article: Fall of Man in Wilmslow – how did homophobia kill a genius -
    Elia Mihuta
    Fall of Man in Wilmslow - how did homophobia kill a genius
    readingbadger.club I first heard about David Lagercrantz when the fourth volume of the Millennium series got out. I must admit that I have it in my bookcase for over a year, and I didn't dare to read it because I loved so much the first three books written by Stieg...
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  2. Elia Mihuta

    Elia Mihuta

    21/09/2017
    Before it was Stanley Kubrick's movie, it was Anthony Burgess's book: A Clockwork Orange -
    Elia Mihuta
    A Clockwork Orange
    readingbadger.club Many times, my friends and I tried to think of movies based on books, better or at least as good as the book. I can say for sure say that A Clockwork Orange the movie is just as good as the book. That being said, the book allows you a deeper...
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  3. ProducerTimothy welch

    Timothy welch

    02/09/2017
    How to conduct business and negotiate in other Solar systems
    How to conduct business and negotiate in other Solar systemshttps://youtu.be/fchC0Dscm9I  Hopefully,  the  video from you tube went through it has more impact that the picture. Remember this scene in the later movies of the Star Wars Trilogy  when out trusted Jedi Knight  tries to convince Watto, the  junk...
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  4. ProducerSandra Smith

    Sandra Smith

    28/08/2017
    What are you reading?
    What are you reading?I had some rare "alone time" this long weekend, so have been holed up in my girl cave glued to my Kindle. Here's what I've been reading:#1: The Widow - Fiona Barton I do like a good psychological thriller along the lines of 'Gone Girl' or 'The Girl...
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    Sandra Smith
    03/09/2017 #4 Sandra Smith
    #3 Thanks, @geoff will check it out!
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    03/09/2017 #3 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    Just started to read 'You're okay it's just a bruise by Rob Huizenga - an interesting read. Happy Sunday @Sandra Smith
    Sandra Smith
    29/08/2017 #2 Sandra Smith
    #1 Thanks, Paul. I will def check out 😊 i def didnt mean to put you off buying -- it is a fun read!
    Paul Walters
    29/08/2017 #1 Paul Walters
    @Sandra Smith my finger has roamed over the 'purchase' button for Dan Lyon's start up novel several times but now perhaps I shall avoid it after your excellent review. I liked him as he writes for Silicon Valley which as you know has excellent dialogue. Anyway, thank you and here comes a shameless plug for someone who enjoys a good thriller. Next long weekend do try one of my thrillers...apparently they are not bad!!! Totally shameless!!!
  5. Producerstephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    Breaking News - beBee ranked up from 352nd to 292nd worldwide Start-up ! Q3 - 2017
    Breaking News - beBee ranked up from 352nd to 292nd worldwide Start-up ! Q3 - 2017Q3 - 2017 beBee takes on 60 start-ups worldwidePress releases? Communication strategy from NYC HQ?  Where does the recent growth come from? Who are these early adopters running to register on the Beebe's personal branding platform?Many questions...
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    Lyon Brave
    18/09/2017 #104 Lyon Brave
    It's my favorite platform thus far. Well, i really like Instagram.
    Yogesh Sukal
    13/09/2017 #103 Yogesh Sukal
    @stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador That's amazing news. Just bee awesome :).
    Puneet Srivastava
    04/09/2017 #102 Puneet Srivastava
    Thank you @stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador for tagging. Good wishes to the entire team beBee. Guys, keep growing. :)
    Jason Baudendistel
    31/08/2017 #101 Jason Baudendistel
    It's exciting to see BeBee's growth I was a very early Myspace user but didn't actually get the hype with Facebook in hindsight maybe there was a reason :)
    Jason Baudendistel
    31/08/2017 #100 Jason Baudendistel
    #70 Impressive John, that much tweeting would give me carpal tunnell lol
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    29/08/2017 #99 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    #98 Done.
    I will set my ⏰😊
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    29/08/2017 #97 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    #96 That's what I was indicating.

    Your Thursday times are my Friday times in Sydney. (14 hours difference)

    Let me know what Quebec time Thursday suits you.
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    29/08/2017 #96 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #95 Thursday works best.
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    28/08/2017 #95 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    #94 Best time:
    Thursday Quebec Time
    3-9pm
    =
    Friday Sydney Time
    5-11am
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    28/08/2017 #94 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    Hey @Lance 🐝 Scoular how about thursday, what is the best schedule for a videoconference?
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    28/08/2017 #93 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #90 gracias por la mapa de empatia!
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    28/08/2017 #92 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #90 lol we are all beBee! Let's see who and how many will help! Jajaja...
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    28/08/2017 #91 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    @David B. Grinberg and @Lance 🐝 Scoular my wisest buddies, I am sure you know what I mean talking about. Analytics team! Can you do an history background check on communication strategy on Strava a produce an article related to the one. Anchors points are in the scores dashboards of both Strava and beBee. (BTW, it is a test for showcase for you for the next board, program and policies chapter...keep your eyes on the prize)
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    28/08/2017 #89 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    One of my call to action was at least brand ambassadors participation to the competition analysis process. I feel overwhelmed for the article performance and all the warm congratulations. Read again the content, my call to action is pointed at the collective Business Intelligence we can gather for @Javier 🐝 beBee @Juan Imaz and @Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín. As BAs for beBee we have a role of think tank too. Use your power of suggestions, not to get personally what you want but collectively what we could take benefit of beBee's innovation process.
    Jim Murray
    27/08/2017 #85 Jim Murray
    Movin' up the food chain.
  6. Lynne Black

    Lynne Black

    10/08/2017
    Lynne Black
    Best Summer Book List Recommendation - LRB & Associates
    lrbandassociates.com As an avid reader, today's post is about the best Summer book list recommendations. Whether you're looking for a good beach...
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  7. ProducerJohn Barton

    John Barton

    13/06/2017
    4 Strategies for Winning over Gatekeepers
    4 Strategies for Winning over GatekeepersAs SDR’s we’ve all been there before. We have an account that our boss wants us to get a foot in the door with, but when we call into the account we come in contact with the dreaded gatekeeper. The person expertly trained to spot sales reps while...
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    Timothy welch
    14/06/2017 #2 Timothy welch
    solid advice !!
    Tannis Liviniuk
    14/06/2017 #1 Tannis Liviniuk
    Fantastic article, John! These are great sales stategies, and for someone who doesn't have a great deal of cold calling experience these are gold. Thanks for sharing!
  8. ProducerTimothy welch

    Timothy welch

    23/05/2017
    What type of writing best reflects your brand and identity ?
    What type of writing best reflects your brand and identity ?Let us, the Bebee community take a walk down memory lane and forge a list of inspired writers who have inspired, challenged, and taught us to reach for the stars. These people may be family, friends,  a former teacher, or someone who we have...
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    Timothy welch
    24/05/2017 #2 Timothy welch
    #1 thats good to know thanks for stopping by to comment
    Vincent  🐝 Manlapaz
    23/05/2017 #1 Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz
    Good read. I liked Novel too, you have mentioned few of the books I have read especially the writing of Dan Brown. However, I found myself more inclined to business, motivational, leadership and creative writing. Keep buzzing @Timothy welch
  9. Javier 🐝 beBee
    The power of reading Javier 🐝 beBee
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    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    18/05/2017 #2 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    I love to read and tell a story at every group presentation
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    17/05/2017 #1 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    This comic is so true. I didn't start daily reading til I was in my mid twenties. That was the turning point of my life. The books I choose help change my mindset, and thus everything else.
  10. ProducerTimothy welch

    Timothy welch

    11/05/2017
      The Ratatouille Experiment
    The Ratatouille ExperimentIn 2007, Brad Bird and Pixar Studios took Hollywood and the film industry by storm  when it whipped together this incredible ensemble of talent and created nothing short of a masterpiece that could be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.Hold the...
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  11. Daniel 🐝 Campos
    This book is awesome!!!! Daniel 🐝 Campos
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  12. Daniel 🐝 Campos
    Stages of the reader. Daniel 🐝 Campos
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    John Rylance
    09/05/2017 #2 John Rylance
    I agree with the stages except I have gone straight from 5 to 7. Having never been without books. The thought of no books gives me nightmares re Ray Bradbury's Farenheit 451 and the burning of books.
    Stage 9 is the most important and should lead back to Stage 1.
    Perhaps it should be the reading/book circle.
    Tausif Mundrawala
    09/05/2017 #1 Tausif Mundrawala
    I have been a firm believer in the phases and process of being a reader and then passing on to the future generations. Well the reasons are many as by the time a reader becomes wise in his/her old age being a voracious reader then he/she realizes of becoming an institution. The future generation then has access to such an open university. Thanks for sharing this my friend, @Daniel 🐝 Campos
  13. ProducerTimothy welch

    Timothy welch

    08/05/2017
    A Diamond in the Rough
    A Diamond in the RoughMarilyn Monroe knew how to brand herself. And if she was still  with us today, I would bet my  bottom dollar she  would have  a huge following on Bebee as  well as other social media outlets.The internet is wonderful  resource for  browsing and...
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    @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    08/05/2017 #2 @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    And I would follow her. Let's be diamonds, even if it takes time. Thank you @Timothy welch
    Renée  🐝 Cormier
    08/05/2017 #1 Renée 🐝 Cormier
    Yes, a clear, concise message it a marketer's best friend!
  14. ProducerMaialen Alonso

    Maialen Alonso

    08/04/2017
    Flower of Nightfall
    Flower of Nightfall BookTrailer Mina never thought that her life would lead to something so beautiful and yet so tragic.Mina woke up in the middle of a stormy night and her world is forever darkened. Drawn by her family’s screams, she walks downstairs where a...
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  15. ProducerMaialen Alonso

    Maialen Alonso

    03/04/2017
    Melodies Of Blood -Maialen A-
    Melodies Of Blood -Maialen A-Do you like illustrated novels?Well, this is going to charm you, of course! I wrote it# MelodíesofbloodMyBook.to/melodiesofblood1 Book I/IIIllustrated NovelA love is born when a rebellion rises and war is near. After, participating in a...
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    😜 Flavia Toro Rodriguez
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    Javier 🐝 beBee
    23/03/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    LOL this is great !!! buenísimo!
  17. ProducerDeb 🐝 Helfrich
    Still Life with a Million Words
    Still Life with a Million WordsBooks are a Girl's Best FriendsActually, this image conveys almost a billion words for me. The most important is that Martha Beck is one of my favorite human beings, who happens to write the most life-affirming books.She is wise, funny, truthful,...
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    Ella de Jong
    03/04/2017 #46 Ella de Jong
    #45 Hi Deb 🐝 Helfrich, finally here with a tiny answer .. I am such a "bad" reader over the last years :-(
    This is one of the BIG authors: Herman Koch -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Koch View more
    #45 Hi Deb 🐝 Helfrich, finally here with a tiny answer .. I am such a "bad" reader over the last years :-(
    This is one of the BIG authors: Herman Koch -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Koch
    she is also a big name: Connie Palmen-- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connie_Palmen
    and I love the short animal story writer Toon Tellegen a lot -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toon_Tellegen
    smile, Ella Close
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    22/03/2017 #45 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #44 Thanks for giving me a glimpse of your teacher's world, @Ella de Jong. I am struck by the 'changing' frequency. I am certain that our impatience in the digital world is adding to our lack of focus in the physical world. And maybe young brains will adapt in ways I don't let comprehend, but it seems to me that we will hit a biological hard stop to this lack of attention in just a handful of years.

    I am really glad, though, that there is still a chance for the joy of turning pages to resonate, although I am resigned to their being a historical legacy at some point.... books are inefficient when it comes to weight and space and are very susceptible to water and insect damage, among other things.

    So, I'd love to be introduced to a contemporary Dutch writer of fiction, if you can point me in that direction.
    Ella de Jong
    17/03/2017 #44 Ella de Jong
    @Deb 🐝 Helfrich#43 I can only tell you what I see happening while I'm the temporary teacher in class. I've been in 7 schools since February 1rst and what I saw was this: large differences in classes regarding children reading books, physical books. In classes where there are a lot of books, on places where the children have easy access, where there is serious 'taking care of / respect for' the books, in those classes I've seen a lot of children reading and enjoying it.
    In other classes there was time for reading but a lot of children didn't liked it and kept on 'changing' their book. "I don't like this one, I want to find an other one" and then hanging around the books hoping to have a chat with someone ..

    I've seen quiet a bit of schoolwork on tablets, but no reading books on their tablet, so I cannot say anything about that. My guess is they really like to turn the pages, see an actual book, feeling it, touching it. Being busy a lot of hours per day looking at a screen, only touching their tablet or the school laptop with their fingertips ... it's a very positive sensation to read and hold a physical book is my guess!
    At home I've spoiled my kids: they want to HAVE the books... None of us read e-books (certainly not the one Ive written :-) )
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    14/03/2017 #43 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #34 @Ella de Jong, I would love to hear your teacher's take on whether electronic books are lacking something when it comes to engaging youth, is there a richness in getting to turn a page. Or do they find screens and pixels as or maybe more captivating?

    I do certainly 'envy' the access that the digital formats provide. I only had access to the books physically present in my small town, I think I would be changed in some unknowable way if I'd had a broader access to online search functionality rather than definitively limited to the stroll through the stacks.
    Melissa Hefferman
    13/03/2017 #42 Anonymous
    #39 The feeling is mutual! One day I'll travel up the coast in my RV and we'll write a new page in our Life books. :)
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    13/03/2017 #41 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #33 I agree, @🐝 Fatima G. Williams, books are a great way to celebrate life. I love that you remember the book that revealed true love to you. There are just so many for me, that it really is hard to even start to pull together a list.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    13/03/2017 #40 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #31 I sort of figured you would be a book person, @Lada 🏡 Prkic. I'd would to see a virtual book club blossom in the hives, it is especially fertile ground for authors themselves to create a lot of deep engagement and a way for readers to participate with others around a book that means a lot. I hope to participate in a lot of discussions around books in the future.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    13/03/2017 #39 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #30 It is a gift that you are a central member of my virtual book club, @Melissa Hefferman. My life is richer for knowing you!
    Cyndi wilkins
    13/03/2017 #38 Cyndi wilkins
    #13 "I never had you tagged as one of the 'billion' sheep, Deb. I see you rather as a border collie, nipping at their heels and cajoling them to go in your direction."
    Excellent metaphor @Ken Boddie View more
    #13 "I never had you tagged as one of the 'billion' sheep, Deb. I see you rather as a border collie, nipping at their heels and cajoling them to go in your direction."
    Excellent metaphor @Ken Boddie...Deb is the sower of seeds...And it is Sowing Season;-)

    "Nothing gets so bad,
    A whisper from your father couldn't fix it.
    Your whisper's like a bridge, he's a river span."

    "Take all that you have,
    And turn it into something you were missing.
    Somebody threw that brick, shattered all your plans." Close
    Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    12/03/2017 #37 Aaron 🐝 Skogen
    #15 I don't know how many times I have had to backtrack a chapter or two, to refresh my recollection of a story @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, that is the wonder of getting lost in a tale. Love it!
    Chris Spurvey
    11/03/2017 #36 Chris Spurvey
    #35 Thanks so much @Deb 🐝 Helfrich :) I very much appreciate you.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    11/03/2017 #35 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #29 I have to say that your book falls in the category of one that I will turn to again and again, @Chris Spurvey. You weave a fantastic story that changed my relationship to sales in a major way. In fact, I am starting to work on partnering on a Business Development project - and Your Personalized Sales Plan was the first thing that came to my mind as I start to plan out my work stream.... I'd really recommend "It's Time to Sell: Cultivating the Sales Mind-Set" for anyone pivoting into a role that requires a healthy mindset towards sales!

    https://www.amazon.com/Its-Time-Sell-Cultivating-Mind-Set-ebook/dp/B019D70NHA
    Ella de Jong
    11/03/2017 #34 Ella de Jong
    Thank you @Deb 🐝 Helfrich for reminding me of the importance of books and how I ALWAYS take picture books with me when I'm going to school and teach (for one day as a temporary teacher, like my current situation). I'm used to it, I'm not sure how many other teachers do the same :-)
    Even for the 12 year olds there are interesting, fun and beautiful warm picture books about emotions!
    I adore the book: "Rose and the midnight cat. by John Brown; Illustrations Ron Brooks" for it's story about jealousy and the beautiful fine art illustrations!
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    11/03/2017 #33 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    @Deb 🐝 Helfrich aren't book's man's best friend. I remember my first book. The one that made me fall in love with reading. Pride and Prejudice By Jane. I loved the book so much and reading became a thing after that. I have alot of books that are up the loft cause nobody reads at home apart from me.And I'm not home. 🙄

    This emotions has a purpose video was such a great experience to watch you transform the book to reality. I love the idea of a emotions journal. I've gone back to the habit of writing a daily journal and it's going good so far. Thank you Deb. I look forward to our conversations.

    Finally Books help our celebrate our life So it can be well-lived. Stay awesome always.
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    11/03/2017 #31 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    I am a book lover and a definition of books as a girl's best friend is close enough to what books really mean to me. Although I don't read the life-affirming books, I enjoyed the video and find the whole concept of a virtual book club very interesting.
    What a great idea of a double buying some titles! Some of my books which I revisit often are pretty battered.
    Deb, I really enjoyed your excellent article that celebrates the art of reading.
    Melissa Hefferman
    11/03/2017 #30 Anonymous
    Virtual book club! Worlds within networks of articles and connections, love that descriptive thought. :)
    Chris Spurvey
    11/03/2017 #29 Chris Spurvey
    Love this Deb! Books decorate a well-lived life.
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    11/03/2017 #28 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    #27 Now you're Talking Heads!
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    11/03/2017 #27 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #25 Well, @Praveen Raj Gullepalli, nothing reminds me more of the bliss of reading & college than these 3 words in a row "Stop Making Sense" .....this ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no fooling around.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    11/03/2017 #26 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #13 There may be a touch o' the Irish, @Ken Boddie, but mostly I descend from the land of the printing press - at least that is my excuse for being a kindle refusnik. I read ebooks on my monitor and type up notes and quotes, but 'reading' is something I cannot divorce from sitting in a comfortable position, most likely with a blanket around my feet, beverage at hand, book propped just so for easy page turning.

    Now about my flock..... I typically just do what I do, but when someone stops to ask for directions, they tend to realize I think pretty exhaustively about any position I care enough to espouse. I save the heel nipping for when someone tries to get the sheep all confused over specious claims, then I can run around and bring some clarity to the fields.

    And Producer could indeed be christened with the nom de plume 'virtual emotions journal' just between us and our hundreds of worldwide followers and hive-mates.
  18. 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    The Devil's Children The Silver Bard: In the Beginning - Kindle edition by Max J Carter. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
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    Milos Djukic
    20/02/2017 #20 Anonymous
    #19 You re welcome @Max🐝 J. Carter, my friend. Good luck!
    Andrew Ledford
    19/02/2017 #16 Andrew Ledford
    For the reading list
    🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    18/02/2017 #14 🐝 Fatima G. Williams
    This is awesome and super cool @Max🐝 J. Carter Virtual High five :)
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    18/02/2017 #12 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Congratulations @Max🐝 J. Carter. Make your dreams come true. We are dreaming big On beBee
    Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    18/02/2017 #11 Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    #10 This is not slander it is an observation. You don't get to tell me how I feel or think about your work. Which also goes against your "principles".
    Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    18/02/2017 #9 Antoinette Capasso-Backdahl
    Pretty much goes against your principles in your "The Book of Khaos Majick" book. Trust factor ZERO. - fiction or not.
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    18/02/2017 #6 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    I cant help but remember Deep Thought, Douglas Adams and the number 42 :)
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    18/02/2017 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Downloaded to my Kindle Fire. :) I'll let you know my thoughts once I get a chance to read your story,
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    18/02/2017 #2 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Congratulations on pulling this together and putting it out in the world, Max. Let the rippling commence.
  19. ProducerGert Scholtz

    Gert Scholtz

    09/02/2017
    Like Reading a Book
    Like Reading a BookThere is a quick way I find out more about a person. I go to their bookshelf or in some cases, their library and look at what they read. A five minute glance around their shelves tells me what they are interested in, curious about, and gives a...
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    Vincent  🐝 Manlapaz
    05/07/2017 #71 Vincent 🐝 Manlapaz
    I like the way how you put in a profound context - Books transform, mind and heart. Not each and every read. Reading sometimes changes our views, sometimes changes us. Good read.
    Natalia Sáenz Puerta
    05/07/2017 #70 Natalia Sáenz Puerta
    I cannot be more agree!
    Rebecca Matias
    05/07/2017 #69 Rebecca Matias
    Agreed! The easiest way to gain knowledge is reading and it is really a great help in our lives.
    Timothy welch
    18/04/2017 #68 Timothy welch
    very true
    Claire L Cardwell
    23/02/2017 #67 Claire L Cardwell
    I agree @Gert Scholtz that checking out someone's library is very illuminating. @Kevin Pashuk is very right in saying that truly interesting conversations are with people who are avid readers not just watchers of TV etc.
    Claire L Cardwell
    23/02/2017 #66 Claire L Cardwell
    #56 I agree @Lada 🏡 Prkic that books can open our minds ! I am also running out of shelf space in my cottage!
    Sara Jacobovici
    12/02/2017 #65 Sara Jacobovici
    Just came across this link and thought you might find it of interest @Gert Scholtz. http://www.bbc.co.uk/culture/story/20160819-the-secret-libraries-of-history?ocid=fbcul
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    11/02/2017 #64 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    #63 Thank you again, Gert. You are one of the kindest beBee bees. -) I forgot to mention what I am reading now: Entropy-A New World View by Jeremy Rifkin, and Conversations with Goethe by J.P. Eckermann.
    Gert Scholtz
    11/02/2017 #63 Gert Scholtz
    @Lada 🏡 Prkic Like you I also like to read books about books, and about writing. Bought or borrowed. Thank you for reading and for your friendly words Lada.
    Gert Scholtz
    11/02/2017 #62 Gert Scholtz
    @Dean Owen Liar's Poker is a classic, especially if like the both of us, one works in the finance sector. I find Wolfe's writing unique in his portrayal of characters and context. Thanks for stopping by Dean.
    Gert Scholtz
    11/02/2017 #61 Gert Scholtz
    @Sandra Smith Thank you for the friendly comment Sandra and what a pleasant surprise to find another who likes Disgrace by JM Coetzee.
    Dean Owen
    11/02/2017 #60 Dean Owen
    I didn't like Tom Wolfe's "Bonfire". I just find not many people can write about Wall St unless they have been through it (like Michael Lewis has). But for books in that sphere I highly recommend Liar's Poker, The Predators Ball, Den of Thieves, Flash Boys, Vendetta: American Express and the Smearing of Edmond Safra. For fiction, I am addicted to Anne Rice.
    Gert Scholtz
    10/02/2017 #59 Gert Scholtz
    #57 @Mohammed Sultan Quite true - one cannot judge a book by its cover, as the saying goes. Better to scan some parts, look at the content pages and read the cover flaps to get and idea of it. And never confuse public relations with family relations :) Thanks Mohammed.
    Sandra Smith
    10/02/2017 #58 Sandra Smith
    Nice post. I love to read - almost more than anything else! Disgrace is a great book, and thanks for reminding me to reread bonfire of the vanities. I'll take a picture of my shelf and post it on here.
    Mohammed Sultan
    10/02/2017 #57 Mohammed Sultan
    On buying books,the desire to pick up a book with an attractive dust-jacket is irresistible,although this method of selection ought not to be followed ,as you might end up with a dull book and wake up on a call from the bookshop salesperson greeting 'Can I help you sir?we should not take books for granted.it's very easy to enter a shop looking for a book on,say,public relations and to the sudden come out carrying the latest best-selling novel on family relations!
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    10/02/2017 #56 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    Great topic, Gert, and nicely written post! Love to read books but also read about books. I have many books but unfortunately not enough space for shelves. We live in a small apartment and many of my books are stored in the boxes. Therefore I decided several years ago to buy only the necessary technical literature. Other books that interest me I borrow from the library, usually 1-3 books per month. Bought or borrowed, books can open our minds and hearts.
    Gert Scholtz
    10/02/2017 #54 Gert Scholtz
    @Ken Boddie @Emilia M. Ludovino @Mohammed Sultan @Kevin Pashuk Thank you for adding to the post with your extensive comments. I appreciate your stopping by. Happy reading!
    Gert Scholtz
    10/02/2017 #53 Gert Scholtz
    #52 @Ian Weinberg Dankie Ian. Ek sal so maak - solank ek nie n met "Freudian slip" lees nie !
    Ian Weinberg
    10/02/2017 #52 Ian Weinberg
    #45 Nee Gert, hy gaan vinnig. Jy moet net a bietjie minder slaap!
    Kevin Pashuk
    10/02/2017 #51 Kevin Pashuk
    Thanks for the tour of your library Gert.

    I fully subscribe to the idea that in order to better know a person, check out their library. All of the truly interesting people I have met in life were readers, who would bring in such wonderful perspectives gleaned from their reading. I can't say I've had the same stimulating conversations with those who only use media (esp. television) to form their worldview.

    I shared some of my library in previous posts, I would hope that more Bees would follow.
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    04/01/2017 #1 Don 🐝 Kerr
    So grateful for your continuing support @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
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    Paul Kemner
    24/11/2016 #1 Paul Kemner
    I was just reading another article on Pandora, by Neoplatonist Scholar Edward Butler:

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    Paul Kemner
    09/11/2016 #6 Paul Kemner
    I know several authors who will type a couple pages by a writer they consider relevant, as a warm-up.
    Doug Overmyer
    09/11/2016 #5 Doug Overmyer
    "Even a dud teaches us something (like, how not to write)." haha... very true. But they are also oddly encouraging. It's the really good books, that sometimes leads me to think, "Oh, I could never write like that; I better hang it up."

    Read a crappy book, though, and I'm totally sitting down and cranking out thousands of words because I'm certain I can write better than THAT!
    Doug Overmyer
    09/11/2016 #3 Doug Overmyer
    I love this. So true!
    Robert Cormack
    07/11/2016 #2 Robert Cormack
    Thanks, Gert. I enjoyed your piece a lot. That doesn't happen often.
    Gert Scholtz
    07/11/2016 #1 Gert Scholtz
    @Robert Cormack I always look for the gems that are your posts. This to me one of your best. You describe the plight of a writer so well: "Behind every book is a story. Each author is a product of survival. We write, we re-write, we deal with rejection, bad reviews, no reviews, nefarious publishers, even more nefarious self-publishers. All just to see our books on a shelf, to have someone say they actually “liked” it. Thank you Robert
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