Malcolm van Delst

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Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin
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5.0 out of 5 stars Mystical, yet grounded, Aug. 6 2008
Once again, Seth Godin hits a homerun! Tribes is, without a doubt, the best book I've ever read on marketing in the modern age. What I like best about Tribes is that it allows the reader to really get in touch with themselves. Marketing, it seems to say, is within each one of us. "Go away!" the book taunts, "You don't need me. Look inside yourself. The secrets to all your marketing dreams are curled up there like little children, waiting for you to wake them, teach them, guide them to a full and happy life."

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Drupal 5 Themes by Ric Shreves
Drupal 5 Themes by Ric Shreves
Drupal 5 Themes

As I write this, I am on my 2nd pass through the book. I thought I would address the fact that Drupal 5 Themes was written for an early version of Drupal 5 and an early version of the Zen theme. I have run out of time, however, so this will have to be simply a book review.

Like many of the reviews out there, I have to agree that Drupal 5 Themes feels sloppy. The table of contents starts half way through Chapter 4 in my copy and typos abound. It is not just the grammar and construction that feels sloppy, unfortunately. I have tried to follow the book, to use it as a workbook. On one hand, it gives very basic instruction on how to set up and theme a… Read more