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Browsing Archive: November, 2019

Why we exist?

Posted by Yvonne Barlow on Thursday, November 21, 2019,
This is not an existentialist question.
Instead, it refers to us, Hookline Books and how we can have a name, publish new authors and even sell books. The answer lies right here in a piece I wrote for our printer/distributor:

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The joy of people watching

Posted by Yvonne Barlow on Thursday, November 14, 2019,
When standing at the train station last week I saw that everyone gazed into their mobile phones. No one looked at those around them, at the people on the opposite platform. Instead, heads were downward as though gazing into a portal that might give them the latest news or the upcoming lottery numbers. When I see people so engrossed in their phones I often think they might be doing something important such as advising a colleague on how to do heart surgery. It's always disappointing to see tha...
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Just Me

Yvonne Barlow Editor at Hookline Books