Z is for … Zapotec

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
Blogging from A to Z Theme: Languages of the World Zapotec Zapotec is the name not of a single language, but of a group of 58 languages that, together with related Chatino group, belongs to the Otomanguean linguistic stock. Zapotec is one of the largest families in the Oto-Manguean…

Welcome to the Superfan Factory

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
It’s almost exactly a year since I gave a talk at a conference in Austin which introduced a concept I call “The Reader Journey” – which is a bookish version of a new marketing paradigm that is helping companies understand their customers better, and how to tailor their marketing accordingly.…

Reading for Fun: An Interlude in Berlin

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
An Interlude in Berlin by Jefferson Flanders Berlin, January 1959. Dillon Randolph, a young Foreign Service officer, arrives at the U.S. Mission in Berlin hoping for a fresh start after a messy scandal at his last embassy posting. A Soviet ultimatum designed to force the Allies from the city…

Army of Authors Blog Tour – Eliade Moldovan

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
THE WORLD ENDS TOMORROW by Eliade Moldovan Where is humankind heading? First question: Did human consciousness change along centuries and millennia? Disrespect for our environment, religious intolerance, greed, selfishness… I did my reading, history and religious texts and books. My conclusion? Not much. Add to all this the unstoppable…

U is for … Urdu

Originally posted on Just 4 My Books:
Blogging from A to Z Theme: Languages of the World Urdu Urdū belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken as a first language by 64 million people in Pakistan and India, and by 94 million people as a second language in Pakistan. It…