“The Queen of Distraction is a must-read book for understanding how to deal with all the critical problems women with ADHD face daily. It is an appealing, practical, and easy-to read book written with insight, humor, and honesty. The real-life stories and examples provide the optimism and motivation to use the work/life tips to overcome ADHD-related challenges. Matlen provides a gift to women with ADHD. If the goal is managing difficulties such as transitions, clutter, time, emotions, relationships, or parenting, then Matlen provides a critical guide to greater productivity and life satisfaction.” —Geraldine Markel, PhD
Focus on Grammar, in its new fourth edition, maintains the proven pedagogy that makes it the most popular contextualized grammar series worldwide. Its unique four-step approach takes students from context to communication — blending content, reading, writing, listening, speaking and critical thinking in a complete program, and preparing students to understand and use English more effectively.
Franz Kafka's visionary fiction offers an unforgettable rendering of the anxiety and alienation prevalent in 20th-century Western society. "The Trial" and "The Metamorphosis" are among the works discussed in this new collection of contemporary critical commentary on the author. This new offering from Bloom's "Modern Critical Views" includes an introductory essay from esteemed scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology of the author's life, and an index for quick reference. Each title in this series presents a well-rounded critical portrait of an influential writer by examining his or her body of work through eight to 12 full-length essays.
Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for OCR AS/A2 Critical Thinking you can: - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise with content summaries and commentary from author Jill Swale - Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your arguments and analysis - Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers.
Radio Journalism in America: Telling the News in the Golden Age and Beyond
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This history of radio news reporting recounts and assesses the contributions of radio toward keeping America informed since the 1920s. It identifies distinct periods and milestones in broadcast journalism and includes a biographical dictionary of important figures who brought news to the airwaves. Americans were dependent on radio for cheap entertainment during the Great Depression and for critical information during the Second World War, when no other medium could approach its speed and accessibility.
Words Words Words. A History and Anthology of Literatures in English; From the Beginnings to the 18th Century
This is a literature-in-English textbook for high school and university students. It aims to guide students to a well-informed appreciation of literary texts in English and encourages them to relate works of literature to their own world. Ample historical, biographical and critical material is provided: with historical, social and literary context sections for each chapter, and a series of critical texts, often presenting the author in his/her own words.