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The following blog post was originally published on PenguinUSABlog.com. 1 WEIRD TRICK FOR CREATIVITY by Adam J. Kurtz BY PENGUIN Many people struggle to be creative. We see creative people and their work around us and compare ourselves. We don’t know how to be creative, or worse, we did once, and now we’re feeling blocked, bored or unsure. Tired of this happening to you? Hi. I’m Adam J. Kurtz, and my new journal, 1 Page at a Time, can help. A daily creative companion, this book will assist in the journey back to your creative self. Through exercises and challenges... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Perigee Bookmarks
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Tom Nardone, author of EXTREME PUMPKINS, recently broke four Guinness World Records: Most Pumpkins Carved in One Hour (109) Fastest Pumpkin Carving (11 seconds) Most Pumpkins Smashed in a Minute (23) Fastest Carving of a Metric Ton of Pumpkins (2,205 lbs.) (43 minutes; the previous record was 3.5 hours) Congrats, Tom! Extreme Pumpkins is on sale now. Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Perigee Bookmarks
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How exactly was Oscar Wilde like a Kardashian? Benjamin Errett explains in his interview on NPR's Weekend Edition. Elements of Wit is on sale now. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Perigee Bookmarks
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An Instant National Bestseller USA Today Wall Street Journal Publishers Weekly Chicago Tribune Chasers of the Light is on sale now. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Perigee Bookmarks
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On sale November 5th! This upbeat, interactive, and awesome book will help you break down creative blocks in new, surprising, and fun ways. And now you can join the movement early on the book's new Tumblr! Author Lee Crutchley will be posting assignments regularly, and now you can share your projects with the world! It's time to get started. Are you ready? Visit artofgettingstarted.com to begin. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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On sale September 3rd! Finally. Now you can find all of the best fake facts in one handy book! Based on the popular blog and twitter feed of the same name, Disalmanac has been dazzling people with false information for centuries. Well, they might tell you it's been that long. And if you pre-order a copy of the book, you will also get some pretty cool stuff! No, really, that's the truth this time. Click this link. See? Evidence. With proof of purchase you will receive: An autographed Disalmanac bookmark Or maybe some Disalmanac stickers! A chance to win original... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Multimedia artist and Perigee author Phil Hansen spoke at TED 2013 earlier this year, and now his talk is live! Phil Hansen challenges us to spark our creativity by thinking inside the box. Watch his TED Talk to learn more about his inspiring story. Tattoo a Banana is an interactive book that allows readers to face different limitations through puzzling and unique art projects--make your toast into a work of art; paint with olive oil; use a banana as your canvas. These and other projects will encourage you to embrace limitations in order to enhance your creativity. Are you up... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Hacking Your Education - on sale March 5th! Dale Stephens, author of Hacking Your Education, appeared on The Today Show to discuss his new book. Watch the interview below to learn the secrets to the success of "hackademics" who prepare themselves for the real world without a college degree. Stephens proves you can reach your dreams now, rather than waiting for life to start after “graduation” day. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Drawing Your Life - Pre-order now! Some people keep a written journal. Others collect photographs or create scrapbooks. Many post memories and ideas and random thoughts online. However, the truly intrepid will “draw” their lives. Drawing Your Life is a unique guided journal that encourages you to discover the meaning and joy in the mundane. And now, for a limited time only, if you pre-order Drawing Your Life by March 4th at 7pm EST you will receive even more ways to make the ordinary into the extraordinary! Freebies with proof of pre-order include: Author's daily podcast Free online courses from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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7 Steps to Save Your Financial Life Now- On sale now! Whether you have a savings or checking account, a 401(k), an IRA, a college fund, or dollars stuffed under the mattress, you are an investor. But you are losing every day that you sit back and let others make decisions about your money. Smart investing is not nearly as difficult or complicated as some might lead you to believe, and bestselling author Dan Solin is here to help. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Drawing Your Life - On sale March 5th! Some people keep a written journal. Others collect photographs or create scrapbooks. Many post memories and ideas and random thoughts online. However, the truly intrepid will “draw” their lives. Drawing Your Life is a unique guided journal that encourages you to discover the meaning and joy in the mundane. See before your eyes how the ordinary becomes the extraordinary, starting with this video! Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Enter to win a prize pack of all the tools you need to entertain at the holidays! Celebrate in style this holiday season! Here's your chance to win just what you need to make it a party to remember. Prizes include copies of To Have and Have Another, The Curious World of Wine, and It's Not You, It's Brie as well as a corkscrew, cheeseboard, coasters, and a cocktail shaker. Don't miss out. Enter now! Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Found in Translation - on sale now! Translation. It’s everywhere we look, but seldom seen—until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. From holy books to hurricane warnings, from poetry to peace treaties, Found in Translation illustrates how translation spreads culture and fuels the economy. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Galloping Gourmet still has his old moves, and a few new ones This article was originally published on austin360.com. Interview by Renee Studebaker When I was 12, I fell a little bit in love with the "Galloping Gourmet." Maybe it was his dreamy British accent. Or his charming, slightly naughty, banter. Or maybe I was just enchanted by the idea of a handsome, witty man who could cook. At that time (1969), I didn't know that most professional chefs were men. The men I knew - in particular the ones I was related to - might cook an occasional steak... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Do you live in Manhattan? Near Manhattan? Somewhere on the east coast? Make your way to the Housing Works Bookstore on Crosby street on September 4th and join us for an evening of hilarity hosted by Dan Wilbur, creator of BetterBookTitles.com. Click here for more details! Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
Quinn Cummings's recent essay in The Wall St. Journal has sparked lots of comments -- and the coverage has only just begun. As the on-sale date approaches for The Year of Learning Dangerously, we're gearing up for more lively discussion on the topic of homeschooling. Stay tuned, and feel free to join the conversation. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Tattoo a Banana - On sale now! Phil Hansen, author of Tattoo a Banana is a finalist for a TED Talk ! Watch his inspiring video below and rate it here. Learn how to turn everything and anything into art with this interactive creativity book by YouTube sensation Phil Hansen. Part handbook and part manifesto, this engaging, inspiring, and downright entertaining book takes us inside the mind of a groundbreaking artist—and encourages us to create, reimagine, and make something out of (almost) nothing. Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Tattoo a Banana - On sale now! Learn how to turn everything and anything into art with this interactive creativity book by YouTube sensation Phil Hansen. Part handbook and part manifesto, this engaging, inspiring, and downright entertaining book takes us inside the mind of a groundbreaking artist—and encourages us to create, reimagine, and make something out of (almost) nothing. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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F My Life World Tour - On sale now! From the phenomenally popular FMyLife.com comes F My Life World Tour. It’s a fact of life: No matter how lame, embarrassing, or downright crappy your day has been, someone else, somewhere on earth, has had it worse. In this case, the book has had it worse. Watch this book have the worst day of its life, and get ready to feel a little better at its expense. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Kids Beyond Limits - On sale now! In Kids Beyond Limits, Anat Baniel uses the latest brain research to help children with special needs. Through the Anat Baniel Method, children with all types of disorders are able to see results. Watch this video to see how this method has helped children move beyond their developmental limitations and maximize their potential.   Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Goldie Hawn, author of 10 Mindful Minutes, talked about her book on CBS This Morning. 10 Mindful Minutes is on sale now! Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Hogan Gorman, author of Hot Cripple, was interviewed on The Daily Ticker about hot-button health care issues as well as her own battle with the health care system. Hot Cripple is on sale now! Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day is coming out in April. This trailer will give you a little taste of what's to come! Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day is available for pre-order now! Buy it in stores on April 3rd. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
Hogan Gorman, author of Hot Cripple, was recently interviewed on The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks
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We are proud to announce that Wreck This App has won the David Award for Best Digital Product! Thanks to all who voted! ___________________________ Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Perigee Bookmarks