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Jaipur 2019 is in the books

Jaipur 2019 is in the books

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 is in the books. 500 speakers and over 400,000 attendees. Greatest literary show on earth!

Jaipur Bookmark – Day 1

Jaipur Bookmark - Day 1

Our founder Lakhinder Vohra was in attendance at the Jaipur Bookmark

Party Pics – Delhi LitFest by Times of India

November 16 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Chandighar, the Times of India organized an excellent Literary Fest.

Party Pics – Literati 2018 – Chandigarh International LitFest

Over the years, Chandigarh Literary Society’s mega literary event Literati has grown exponentially. Ever since its debut in 2013, Literati has been one of the most sought-after events on the Indian literary landscape. In our past events, we have had the pleasure of hosting prominent authors from across the world.

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Burning Man 2018

Sunday, August 26 to Monday, September 3
Black Rock City

Once a year, tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. In this crucible of creativity, all are welcome.

Burning Man Project’s mission is to produce the annual event known as Burning Man and to guide, nurture and protect the more permanent community created by its culture. Our intention is to generate society that connects each individual to his or her creative powers, to participation in community, to the larger realm of civic life, and to the even greater world of nature that exists beyond society.

We believe that the experience of Burning Man can produce positive spiritual change in the world. To this end, it is equally important that we communicate with one another, with the citizens of Black Rock City and with the community of Burning Man wherever it may arise. Burning Man is radically inclusive, and its meaning is potentially accessible to anyone.

The touchstone of value in our culture will always be immediacy: experience before theory, moral relationships before politics, survival before services, roles before jobs, embodied support before sponsorship. Finally, in order to accomplish these ends, Burning Man must endure as a self-supporting enterprise that is capable of sustaining the lives of those who dedicate themselves to its work. From this devotion spring those duties that we owe to one another.

We will always burn the Man.

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DESIGNED FOR ONE!

Having great-tasting, healthful meals doesn’t require cooking an entire feast. Culinary expert and best-selling author Nancy S. Hughes has spent 25 years developing recipes and teaching people how to cook for plenty…and how to cook for just one. Her latest book is entirely focused on the needs of cooking for one and serving yourself a great tasting meal every day of the week.

DESIGNED FOR ONE! 120 Diabetes-Friendly Dishes Just for You contains 120 budget-friendly recipes for dinner, including salads, sides (starchy and nonstarchy), and even desserts! Nancy guides readers through the process of shopping, storing, measuring, and preparing ingredients — including advice on how to pick out fresh ingredients such as asparagus, tomatoes, pork loin, avocados, and loose herbs without letting anything go to waste.

I wrote this book to provide both those living with diabetes and those just looking for healthier meals with easy-to-make recipes using everyday ingredients. No unwanted leftovers. No unnecessary work. Simple comfort for ONE!
— Nancy S. Hughes

Many recipes include tips from the chef (“Freeze leftover canned beans by laying them in a thin layer in a resealable sandwich baggie.”) and there’s a “How To” section that brings all these tips and more together for readers. There’s even a “Two-For-One” chapter where Nancy shares many options for cooking larger amounts to repurpose into other recipes and uses. Nancy draws on her previous books such as The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook and Two-Step Diabetes Cookbook to ensure these recipes are simple, economical, and rich with flavor. Highlights include:

  • Mediterranean Unstuffed Peppers
  • Red Pepper-Mushroom Skillet Pizza
  • Ham, Pepper, and Pineapple Broiler Packet\
  • Italian Crusted Cod and Spinach
  • Mexican Shrimp with Lime
  • Pork and Avaocado-Lime Wrap
  • Pan-Roasted Salmon with Mango Chutney
  • Sweet Tart Raspberry Phyllo Bites
  • Frozen Banana-Pecan Sandwiches

Having great-tasting, healthful meals doesn’t require cooking an entire feast. Culinary expert and best-selling author Nancy S. Hughes has spent 25 years developing recipes and teaching people how to cook for plenty…and how to cook for just one. Her latest book is entirely focused on the needs of cooking for one and serving yourself a great tasting meal every day of the week.

For more information click here

Party Pics: Ageless Bride Book Signing

Brides are fabulous at any age! Just ask superstar designers Isaac Mizrahi, Zac Posen, Ellen Christine, Vicky Tiel, Angel Sanchez, Betsey Johnson, Hal Rubenstein, Jeannie McQueeny, Amy Zerner, Ines Di Santo, Jeff Mahshie and Guo Pei. They all are featured in Gigi’s Schilling’s pioneering new book,  Ageless Bride: Famous Designers Dress, Inspire & Celebrate Brides Over 50!

Schilling asked designers to share their fantasy looks for the over-fifty bride. Jane Wilson-Marquis, who has designed dresses for everyone from Rory Kennedy to Wyclef Jean’s sister, Melky, hosted the book launch shindig at her glamorous new duplex boutique, oliver + jane.  Guests sipped cava and nibbled grapes while perusing through passages from the book.

As Zac Posen said in Ageless Bride, “”We are living in a moment that is ageless. With bridal right now, almost anything goes.”

How cool is that! (Amazon Link: bit.ly/AgelessBride Gigi’s website: http://soageless.com/

Hollywood Lesbians

The innovative, hybrid book publisher, Riverdale Avenue Books is publishing an updated edition of Hollywood Lesbian: From Garbo to Foster by Boze Hadleigh which is the companion volume to the classic Hollywood Gays.

In this rare and no-holds-barred collection of exclusive interviews with Hollywood icons from the Golden Age of movies and TV—Dame Judith Anderson, Barbara Stanwyck, Capucine, Ann B. Davis, Nancy Kulp, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Moorehead, Edith Head, Patsy Kelly — among others—renowned entertainment journalist and historian Boze Hadleigh goes straight to the source and opens the film world’s closet door into the past, and brings this volume full circle to the present with new material.

“It’s such an insightful book with original interviews that spans over 40 years displaying the changing attitudes of lesbians in American society,” said Publisher, Lori Perkins.  “Hollywood Lesbians interviews actresses who express their fear of coming out publicly to not giving a damn. It’s truly extraordinary.”

Downloads of the books are available on AmazonBarnes & Nobles Nook, iTunes, Kobo and wherever e-books are downloaded.

About the Author

Boze Hadleigh is the foremost writer on les/bi/gay Hollywood. His 22 books have been translated into 14 languages and yielded 11 TV documentaries and three plays. He holds a master’s degree in journalism, speaks five languages, has visited over 60 countries, and won on Jeopardy! (donating his winnings to a fire-damaged library). His titles include Hollywood Gays, The Lavender Screen, Sing Out!, Broadway Babylon, Celebrity Lies!, Marilyn Forever, and An Actor Succeeds. The Los Angeles Times called him “a pop culture dynamo.”

About Riverdale Avenue Books

Riverdale Avenue Books is an award winning, innovative hybrid publisher at the leading edge of the changes in the publishing industry.  We publish e-books, print, and audio books under 10 imprints: Desire, an erotica/erotic romance imprint; Riverdale/Magnus the award-winning imprint of LGBT titles; Pop featuring pop culture titles; Afraid, a horror line; SFF, a science fiction fantasy line; Truth, an erotic memoir line; Dagger, a mystery thriller imprint; Sports and Gaming featuring sports and gaming titles; and VerVe featuring lifestyle titles. Started in 2012 by industry veteran Lori Perkins, Riverdale is a full service publisher, with a foreign rights and film agency department.  Visit us at www.RiverdaleAveBooks.com.

Deepak Chopra at TimesTalks

Monday, March 27 from 7 to 8:15 PM
Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York

Keeping one’s balance when the world is on edge isn’t easy. How does one stay emotionally, physically, and spiritually centered during difficult times? Join us for an enlightening evening with Deepak Chopra, MD in celebration of his recently released book “You are the Universe,” co–written with quantum physicist and cosmologist Menas Kafatos. In their book, Chopra and Kafatos present a bold new understanding of who we are, where we came from, and how we can reach our greatest potential. Chopra is a world–renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, a Board Certified Physician in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and the author of more than 85 books. Don’t miss this much–needed opportunity to get grounded and learn the spiritual tools to cope in times of stress, turbulence, and uncertainty.

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Library Benefit 2017 NYC

Sunday, February 25 from 10 am to NOON
The New York Public Library, Schwarzman Bldg, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC

A fun-filled morning for parents and children alike, The Family Benefit transforms the Library’s historic Astor Hall in the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building into a literary wonderland. Families enjoy hands-on activities, animated readings, and music that bring these stories to life and spark children’s imaginations while encouraging a love of reading. Proceeds from the Family Benefit support children’s services and programs in the Library’s 89 neighborhood branches, including after school programs that aim to improve children’s educational achievement, as well as the purchasing of children’s books to enable and promote reading throughout the city.

For more information visit https://www.nypl.org/support/benefit-events/familybenefit

 

THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK

FEWER INGREDIENTS, LESS MESS, MORE FLAVOR, MORE TIME FOR YOU!

THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK
Simple, Quick, and Delicious Recipes Using Just Four Ingredients or Less!

by Nancy S. Hughes
Now Available

Simpler really is better, faster, and can be more delicious when every ingredient counts! Meal-planning and whole food cooking are all the rage in cookbooks today, but few come with the promise of simplifying your life and enriching your taste buds at the same time.

With 18 top-selling cookbooks and over 7,500 published recipes to her name, culinary consultant and diabetes-friendly-cooking expert Nancy S. Hughes teaches the novice chef how to create nutrient-rich meals with just a few basic ingredients, allowing readers to minimize their time in the kitchen. THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK, 2nd Edition [Nov 2016, $18.95 US / $23.50 CAN] challenges the idea that lots of ingredients and extensive preparation make a more nourishing and tastier meal.

Nancy has included 160 recipes, both new and reinvented, using popular ingredients like Sriracha and quinoa, while incorporating recent advances in cooking science to demonstrate that new cooks and experienced chefs alike can pull together a quick, easy and healthy meal in minutes. The book includes a section highlighting vegetarian and meatless dishes, as well as over 200 tricks, tips and timesavers for every meal of the day.

1 in 3 Americans are currently living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Each recipe includes the American Diabetes Association’s approved meal exchanges and detailed nutrition information, while Nancy adds an arsenal of simple hacks to transform the neophyte cook into an amateur chef. Recipes include:

  • Double-Duty Banana Pancakes
  • Pork and Avocado Salad
  • Panko and Ranch Chicken Strips with Dipping Sauce
  • Sriracha Roasted Pork with Sweet Potatoes
  • Sirloin Hoagies
  • Fruit-Scoop Muffin Cobbler
  • Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Layered Pie

THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK is a valuable tool for those managing their diabetes and anyone looking to have a healthier relationship with food. Starting with staples and easy-to-find, natural ingredients, the recipes are a real treat for all, even for those who aren’t living with diabetes.

About the Author
Nancy S. Hughes is an authoritative food consultant, recipe developer, and nationally recognized cookbook author and contributor specializing in traditional and healthy recipes for families and those on restricted diet plans, where to buy nutrisystem diet plans? She has written 18 nationally published cookbooks, as well as developed recipes for 58 additional cookbooks with over 7,500 published recipes to her credit. Nancy has worked with clients across the United States and Canada with major corporations, health-focused organizations, magazines, and web-based clients, including: American Heart Association, Cooking Light, Better Homes and Gardens, Betty Crocker, Del Monte Food, Canola Council, National Processed Raspberry Council, Rice Federation, eMeals, and Nestlé.

About the American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association® is leading the fight to STOP DIABETES® and its deadly consequences for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure, and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in English and Spanish.

THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK is available at ShopDiabetes.org, in bookstores nationwide, or by calling 1-800-232-6733.

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THE 4-INGREDIENT DIABETES COOKBOOK
Simple, Quick, and Delicious Recipes Using Just Four Ingredients or Less!
by Nancy S. Hughes
American Diabetes Association
$18.95 US / $23.50 CAN
Original Trade Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-58040-637-6