Say the right thing at the right time. This essential reference brings together well-known (and not-so-well-known!) speakers- including those from the Bible, actors, poets, humorists, scientists, and literary and political figures-whose ideas, activism, services, talent, and labor have influenced society. Perfect for speeches for every occasion, including graduations, weddings, retirement part... read more
Are you younger, or older, than you think?Nobody wants to acknowledge that dreaded number on their driver's license, yet chronological age is only one aspect of what determines a person's 'true age'. Just as we all possess multiple intelligences, we also have multiple ages that make up our 'true age'. Expert authors Partnow and Hyman explain just what factors make up these multiple ages, and p... read more
The Quotable Woman, Revised Edition gathers great quotations from thousands of women throughout history, from Eve to the present day. It is a treasure trove of both familiar and unexpected quotations on nearly every subject imaginable-from friendship, love, politics, and religion to education, the arts, and women's role in society. Contributors are presented in chronological order by the year ... read more
The words of Jewish women to inspire, enlighten and enrich your life. is the definitive collection of ideas, reflections, humor, and wit by Jewish women. Compiler Elaine Bernstein Partnow (The Quotable Woman) brings together the voices of over 300 women―including women of the Bible, actors, poets, humorists, scientists, and literary and political figures―whose ideas, activism, service, talent,... read more
Do you tend to avoid speaking in public? Or are you a seasoned speaker looking for ways to polish and rejuvenate your skills? Whatever your current level of expertise, here’s your chance to cultivate a more powerful speaking voice, master the art of fielding questions, and learn to think on your feet. You may be wondering, “What has public speaking got to do with me and the speaking I do every... read more
This compendium provides more than 200 critical profiles of women playwrights over the past 1000 years. Each entry offers a concise biography, synopses of the writer's work, professional achievements, critical commentary and a bibliography of works both by and about the writer. A supplemental index covers an additional 150 female playwrights.
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