This first audio edition of Poetry in Person: 25 Years of Conversation with America’s Poets (Knopf, 2010), invites listeners into an intimate classroom with eight acclaimed poets. Full of compelling, in-depth conversation about manuscripts and drafts by the poets themselves, plus readings of the finished poems, these historic recordings offer one of the most detailed portraits ever produced of how poems are actually made.
How is it that in America the image of Jesus Christ has been used both to justify the atrocities of white supremacy and to inspire the righteousness of civil rights crusades? In The Color of Christ, Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey weave a tapestry of American dreams and visions - from witch hunts to web pages, Harlem to Hollywood, slave cabins to South Park, Mormon revelations to Indian reservations - to show how Americans visually remade the Son of God time and again into a sacred symbol of their greatest aspirations, deepest terrors, and mightiest strivings for racial power and justice.
If you're self-employed - or want to be - who'll keep you motivated? Who helps you stay focused? Chances are - it's you! Everyone who sets out on his or her own feels the isolation of taking the 'road less traveled'. Even though that road is taking you toward your dreams, it can feel long and bumpy en route, as many of those who have succeeded will tell you. That's why Secrets of Successful Self-Employment was created.
"Required listening for all self employed people"
November 23, 1936 was a good day for recorded music. Two men - an ocean apart - sat before a microphone and began to play. One was a cello prodigy who had performed for the Queen of Spain; the other played guitar and was a regular in the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta. But on that day, Pablo Casals and Robert Johnson both made recordings that would change music history.
In Changing Directions Without Losing Your Way, the authors who helped pioneer the "working from home" revolution identify the six stages of change in business and in life. In each of these six stages, Paul and Sarah demonstrate how to understand and assess change for what it is, and then recast your career or other vital aspects of life to adapt to new realities.
In this program, Paul and Sarah Edwards provide expert advice on how you can work for yourself, combining your personal goals and dreams with the practical realities of earning a meaningful and prosperous livelihood in today's economy. Whether you're just out of college and new to the job market, thinking about changing careers, or faced with downsizing, Finding Your Perfect Work will help you find your perfect work.