Title: Abridged Classics: Brief Summaries of Books You Were Supposed to Read but Probably Didn’t Author: John Atkinson Publisher: HarperCollins UK A COLLECTION of irreverent summations of more than 100 well known works of literature, from Anna Karenina to Wuthering Heights, cleverly described in the fewest words possible and accompanied with funny colour illustrations.
This novel is packed with dozens of humorous super-condensed summations of some of the most famous works of literature from many of the world’s most revered authors, including William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Emily Brontë, Leo Tolstoy, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, JRR Tolkien, Margaret Atwood, James Joyce, Plato, Ernest Hemingway, Dan Brown, Ayn Rand and Herman Melville.
Author: Ken Auletta Publisher: HarperCollins
ADVERTISING and marketing touches on every corner of our lives, and is the invisible fuel powering almost all media.
Complain about it though we might, without it the world would be a darker place.
And of all the industries wracked by change in the digital age, few have been turned on its head as dramatically as this one has.
We are a long way from the days of Don Draper, as Mad Men is turned into Math Men (and women – though too few). As an instinctual art is transformed into a science, the old lions and their kingdoms are feeling real fear, however bravely they might roar.
Frenemies is Ken Auletta’s reckoning with an industry under existential assault.
He enters the rooms of the ad world’s most important players.