Best Reading Glasses

Best Reading Glasses

182 million Americans wear glasses or frames that correct their vision. There are about half the country’s inhabitants here. Most of these individuals have farsightedness, which means they can see in the distance but have trouble seeing up close. The far-sightedness of an individual will decrease by approximately 25% as they age. Approximately one million…

Katherine Thomas

Thomas attended the national school on the Green Road, Carlow and began her secondary school years in St Leo’s College, Carlow. In her second year, she transitioned to The King’s Hospital in Dublin as a border. She studied Arts (English, Sociology and Information Studies) at University College Dublin but left before finishing as she won…

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Three young adults grapple with the usual thirty-something problems — boredom, authenticity, an omnipotent online oligarchy — in David Shafer’s darkly comic debut novel. The Committee, an international cabal of industrialists and media barons, is on the verge of privatizing all information. Dear Diary, an idealistic online Underground, stands in the way of that takeover,…

Guy Fraser Sampson

Guy Fraser-Sampson is an established writer, having published not only fiction but also books on a diverse range of subjects including finance, investment, economics and cricket. His darkly disturbing economic history The Mess We’re In was nominated for the Orwell Prize.  His Mapp & Lucia novels have all been optioned by BBC TV, and have won…

Mike Jeffries Bio

Mike Jeffries is a Geordie originally from the North East of England. He spent many years of his youth in Trinidad before returning to UK and training as an architect. Most of his career was with WS Atkins Plc, a large support services business where he became CEO and then chairman for ten years. Since…

Jonathan Whitelaw

Jonathan Whitelaw is an author, journalist, and broadcaster. After working on the frontline of Scottish politics, he moved into journalism. Subjects he has covered have varied from breaking news, the arts, culture, and sport to fashion, music, and even radioactive waste – with everything in between. He’s also a regular reviewer and talking head on…

The Commando Entrepreneur

Following the success of his previous book The Commando Way, Damian McKinney delves deeper into the links and lessons of achieving high performance in the military and business worlds. Drawing on his own experience as a Royal Marine and as a highly successful international business consultant, McKinney writes about the values of being a Marine…

Damian McKinney Bio

After a fast-track career with the UK Royal Marine Commandos, Damian McKinney entered the private sector. He soon discovered that the Royal Marines’ approach to challenging and complex military operations was directly relatable and transferable to the business world. In 1999 he founded the company McKinney Rogers around his love of ‘real operational challenges’, particularly…