The Literary 10 – Number 3

3. Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal I’ve been sitting here racking my brain for the past 45 minutes, trying to remember where I first heard about this 116-page book. What I can tell you is that it’s a powerful little book. In an age when everyone seems to be running scared from what they […]

The Literary 10 – Number 6

6. Writing on Both Sides of the Brain In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, there are two characters named Caliban and Ariel. Ariel represents unfettered freedom, whimsy, and flight, while Caliban symbolizes control and rigidity. It’s these two characters that Henriettte Anne Klauser invokes in this book to represent┬áthe right and left brains. Writing on Both Sides […]

The Literary 10 – Number 7

7. CIW Site Designer Bible Ok, so it’s not literary by any means. But this book has been influential on me, seeing as how it launched my career as a web developer. This book has it all for the aspiring web guru. There’s HTML, CSS, basic page layout concepts and design. You’ll learn how to […]

The Literary 10 – Number 8

8. The Gay Science There was a time when I thought Friedrich Nietzsche was the bee’s knees. I was young and in college, a time when every young man stretches the limits of his imagination and explores vast new horizons. That was a long time ago. Yes, this is the tome where Nietzsche wrote the […]

The Literary 10 – Number 10

I’ve been challenged by a good friend to list the top 10 books that have had an influence on my life. I thought, what better way to add some content to the ol’ blog. So I present to you the first in a 10-part series on my favorite and most influential books (n.b. The thumbnails […]