The Infinite Ideas blog

We write on a variety of subjects and often post exclusive ideas by our bestselling authors. We publish a diverse list and our blog reflects this so if you don’t find a post that interests you today check back later in the week and you’ll probably find something that takes your fancy. Happy reading.

Fons Trompenaars ranked among the top fifty management thinkers worldwide

14 November 2013 by in 100+ Management Models, Business and finance

Publisher Infinite Ideas is delighted that one of its best-selling authors, international management consultant Fons Trompenaars, has yet again proven himself one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by ranking among the top fifty business men and women to be selected for the excellence and originality of their work, including top-rated Harvard Business School …
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Basil Bunting and Lorine Niedecker

8 November 2013 by in Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us

by Richard Burton, author of A strong song tows us In his Spectator review of my life of Basil Bunting, A strong song tows us, Wynn Wheldon asks if we ‘really need to read correspondence from someone who “nearly met Bunting”’, offering this as evidence that the book was ‘not terrifically well edited’. In my …
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McDonalds and literature

5 November 2013 by in Business and finance

Another really good article on Publishing Perspectives here (we do love this site). McDonalds, as you will read, are giving up at least temporarily their position of being the world’s biggest producer of toys and becoming the world’s most prolific children’s book publishers. In two weeks alone, they anticipate giving away some 20 million books …
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The value of a print book in the digital age

30 October 2013 by in Book publishing

Yet another great article from Publishing Perspectives here. It’s arguing about the value in this digital age of print in certain sectors and it’s an argument that we at Infinite Ideas constantly engage with. The rise of e-books over the last few years has been a phenomenon; the effect they have had on the (pretty …
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The future of publishing and writing

9 October 2013 by in Book publishing

We loved this Publishing Perspectives article – the view from Germany on the future of publishing and indeed writing in general. Happily, the ebook market there isn’t standing still. Although ebook reader adoption has been slower to take off in continental Europe (mainly because Amazon – reckoned to be 70+% of the market – have concentrated on …
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New release: A strong song tows us by Richard Burton

8 October 2013 by in Basil Bunting and A strong song tows us, Book publishing

How can it be that one of the greatest and (eventually) most successful British writers of the 20th century could die in unmanageable poverty and be unremembered just twenty-five years after his death? Basil Bunting (1900-1985) was Britain’s greatest modernist poet and yet A strong song tows us: The life of Basil Bunting is the …
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