Author Christian Adams sits down with “Talking Taiwan” host Rick Monday for a ten-minute discussion about Christian’s first book published by The International Scholar, The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin: An Abridged Corpus of Axioms, Vocabulary and Purported Meanings, available in ebook format on Amazon Kindle (ASIN: B00AAJS2JC) and Vook (ISBN:9780393318838)
The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin: An Abridged Corpus of Axioms, Vocabulary and Purported Meanings. eBOOK NOW AVAILABLE AT VOOK http://store.vook.com
Psych. Here’s what’s true about the post heading. The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin is in fact the ninth best-selling Kindle ebook in the Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Reference > Foreign Language > Instruction > Chinese category. Top 100 Paid This Is China: The First 5,000 Years (This World of Ours) […]
Hi, hello, greetings. Temerity Smith-Flax here. On behalf of the Black Sunshine Media team, we are genuinely sorry to have jerked everybody’s chain about the release of Christian Adams’ The Lazy Bastard Guide to Mandarin, which we touted as November 7, 2012, and is now indefinite. The delay is and has been due to technical […]
The Third of Eight Ways China is Changing Your World, So Says the BBC “China has long fascinated the West, but its emergence as an economic power has seen a new burgeoning of interest in its culture and language. Thirty years ago, only its inscrutable leaders were recognized in the West. Now people like actress […]
Late autumn is a busy time for publishing houses as they scramble to get major releases on the shelves before Thanksgiving, paving the way for another spirit-sucking stream of holiday-themed cookbooks. This season’s episode of Publisher’s Clearing House is particularly flush with big time rock star “literature,” and a few readers will have these books […]
30 Free Essays & Stories by David Foster Wallace on the Web | Open Culture. Some of our personal favorites include: “Consider the Lobster” (Gourmet, August 2004), “Shipping Out: On the (nearly lethal) comforts of a luxury cruise” (Harper’s, January 1996), and “The Weasel, Twelve Monkeys And The Shrub” (Rolling Stone, April 2000).
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) “The really important kind of freedom involves attention and awareness and discipline, and being truly able to care about other people and to sacrifice for them over and over in myriad petty, unsexy ways every day. That is real freedom. That is being educated, and […]