In Business, History & Culture, Psychology on September 30, 2010 at 8:26 am
Naseem Javed dedicated his book “Naming for Power” (an exploration of branding and brand names) ~
“This book is dedicated
to my mother, Amtul,
my wife, Lucie,
my son, Tashi.
Also, to the twenty-six
letters of the alphabet,
especially the letters
A, B, and C, which
taught me a great deal.”
In Books, Cookbooks on July 31, 2010 at 12:20 pm
The fabulously-named Lidia Matticchio Bastianich wrote Lidia’s Italy, 140 Simple and delicious recipes from the ten places in Italy (that) Lidia loves most. Its sweet dedication ~
This book is dedicated to Erminia, my mother, the nonna to my children and
the bis nonna to my grandchildren. Without your unconditional love, your
unwavering guidance and support, all of this could never have happened.
Her book comes with a free DVD>
In Books, Humor on July 30, 2010 at 8:47 am
Justin Halpern dedicated Shit My Dad Says to his father and ~
For my dad, mom, Dan, Evan, José, and Amanda
Thank you for all your love and support.
Dan and Evan are his brothers (ten and eight years older).
Follow Justin and his dad on Twitter and Tumblr for more >>
Here’s a video preview from CBS / Huffington post >>
In Adventure, Books on July 4, 2010 at 6:19 pm
The very first Harry Potter book, published thirteen years ago (30 June 1997), featured this dedication:
For Jessica, who loves stories, for Anne, who loved them too, and for Di, who heard this one first.
This is a multi-generational dedication from JK Rowling:
– Jessica, her daughter
– Anne, her mother
– Di, her younger sister
Source: the lovely @JKRFan
Read, more, Harry, Potter
In Adventure, Books on July 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm
Expecto Patronum! JK Rowling dedicated Deathly Hallows, her seventh and final Harry Potter book, to her mum, sister, husband and children. She arranged the words in the shape of Harry’s lightning-shaped scar. Visit the Harry Potter Lexicon to see all the secrets behind this dedication.
The dedication of this book is split seven ways:
and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.
In Biography on May 8, 2010 at 12:18 pm
In honor of mother’s day tomorrow, we’re posting this dedication from Barack Obama’s second book.
To the women who raised me –
My maternal grandmother, Tutu, who’s been a rock of stability throughout my life, and my mother, whose loving spirit sustains me still.
In Books, Short Stories on March 25, 2010 at 12:00 pm
To the memory of my mother, Dionisia Kostis
– Modern Greek Short Stories translated by Nicholas Kostis
2Y&Y: Happy anniversary to the boy I met whilst reading this book. 🙂
In Books, Self-Help on March 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm
“For Joe Rowland,
who made this book possible in ways,
I hope, only he understands.”
– John Bridges
“For my mother,
for her love and her recipes.”
– Bryan Curtis
– A Gentleman Entertains: A Guide to Making Memorable Occasions Happen by Bryan Curtis and John Bridges