Two exciting new February releases from Llewellyn are on their way to a bookstore near you, and what better way to celebrate (and show off) than to share a couple excerpts with you?
First of all, I have to say – I love this new function of our website. It allows you to look at the table of contents and an excerpt of the book – a longer one than you’ll see on Amazon. This means I don’t have to tell you quite so much about the book, because you can see it for yourself. But I still want to tell you a little bit about them! What can I say, the books I work on here are my babies.
The first book that hit our warehouse is the work of Los Angeles-based musician Kenny Klein. This
Six months ago I made a blog post here that I called: Fear of Fluing. If you haven't had a chance to read it, feel free to go back and look at it now.
In that original post I talked about the Swine Flu, now more frequently referred to as the H1N1 strain of the flu. At the time, the media was—and still is—claiming that this was going to be a massive "pandemic." What's the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic? This source states, "when an epidemic gets out of hand, it is called a pandemic."
In my original post, I pointed out, "In the U.S. alone, the CDC [Centers for Disease Control] estimates it [the annual regular flu] causes about 36,000 deaths yearly. Worldwide, the
A group of scientists are gathering together to mark the 50th anniversary of the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), and a main point of the discussion is searching for aliens here on Earth. I guess the movie Men in Black may not be too far removed from reality as we may think!