Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover by Gennady Uchitel
This collection examines the role of book covers in the marketing of popular fiction across the twentieth century and beyond. Using case studies, the contributors address key themes and topics in contemporary media, literary, publishing, and business stud
How do books attract their readers? This collection takes a closer look at book covers and their role in promoting sales and shaping readers' responses. Judging a Book by Its Cover brings together leading scholars, many with experience in the publishing industry, who examine the marketing of popular fiction across the twentieth century and beyond. Using case studies, and grounding their discussions historically and methodologically, the contributors address key themes in contemporary media, literary, publishing, and business studies related to globalisation, the correlation between text and image, identity politics, and reader reception. Topics include book covers and the internet bookstore; the links between books, the music industry, and film; literary prizes and the selling of books; subcultures and sales of young adult fiction; the cover as a signifier of literary value; and the marketing of ethnicity and lesbian pulp fiction. This exciting collection opens a new field of enquiry for scholars of book history, literature, media and communication studies, marketing, and cultural studies.
Formerly 'Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover', this book is a genuine must-have for anyone looking to start dating. Straightforward, and to-the-point, the author, the renowned mashgiach of Yeshivas Torah Ore in Jerusalem, guides young men and women through the process of conceptualizing and choosing a marriage partner. If you're looking for solid advice from an experienced, wise source, look no further than this valuable book. Topics discussed include: when to start dating, the importance of 'looks', preparing for marriage, and desirable character traits to look for. A favorite is Rabbi Dolinsky's 'Red Light System' which helps resolve the complex problem of continuing to date if and when. The practical examples in this book abound and the advice is sure to inspire all who read it.
Living libraries work like regular libraries but the 'books' being 'borrowed' are people in order to facilitate dialogue and confront prejudices and stereotypes
Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover is not a book written about a biker. This is Steve Pyatte in the first person. This is a book written by the man, about the man. This is a book about the man known to many as “Papaw”. A man many people have grown to love and respect. You may think you know “Papaw”, but now it is time you met Steve Pyatte, up close and personal. Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover is filled with a nostalgic look at the past through the eyes of the author, as well as motivational and inspirational stories to make you smile, laugh and cry. Some of what you read may even surprise you.
Awarded the Maxwell Medallion and Voted "Best Children's Book" by the Dog Writers Association of America. Mary-Alice and her friends like pretty clothes and hanging with the in-crowd, but when she requests a puppy for her birthday, her parents decide the fluffy one with the pink bow in the pet store window may not be the best choice. Instead, Mary-Alice ends up at the local Animal Shelter where she not only saves the life of a loving older dog, but learns that once you look beyond the plain cover of things, you can be treated to the true joys that lie underneath! Looking beyond the cover is truly canine in that dogs do not judge others based on their income, beauty or status. They live in the moment, rejoicing in every kindness they are shown. Humans, young and not-so-young, can learn pawmazing lessons from our four-legged friends when they Don't Judge a Book by its Cover
High school can be some of the best years of life--and some of the toughest. Mark Mitchell's strategy for surviving is to emulate the mighty turtle: pull back inside his protective shell and keep a low profile to avoid trouble. And it works--nobody bothers him. Of course, nobody really knows him, either, even in a town so small it seems like everybody must know everyone else.
The story behind the nation's new darling - the former EMMERDALE and STRICTLY COME DANCING star, Lisa Riley. Lisa Riley won the hearts of the nation as she danced for her life, now it's time to read her life... NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER is the inspirational and moving story of how a fairytale came true. From her beginnings in Bury, Lisa went on to become the darling of television and stage. But it was on STRICTLY COME DANCING that she wowed the nation with her energy, sparkle and never-ending enthusiasm. This talented lass from Bury has, at last, brought a real woman's figure to our screens and allowed women to say, 'this is me: take it or leave it'. Lisa's message is clear: whatever size you are, and whatever life throws at you, be who you want to be and stay true to yourself!
How are the stars counted? Where are all the answers to life's mysteries? Who can catch a whale with a fish hook? what is meant by seasons? Everything is symbolic of our own lives. A Tree and Its Fruit is as symbolic as where the roots are planted and what they are planted in. This book explores the many open doors of different possibilities to unanswered questions in which we find peace.Definitions and truths behind symbolism reveals occurrences that exist in our lives everyday. This book is an enlightenment of simple facts that will awaken you to understanding those things that surround us.
Excerpt from Work and Conflict; Or the Divine Life in Its Progress, a Book of Facts and History, Rev. By Ed of the Board About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.