Advanced live index features in InDesign

InDesign’s live index includes some great advanced features: you can add italics to the index, add bold page numbers for illustrations, and even create a live index across several documents using InDesign’s Book feature. Be sure to first read our earlier blog post, Create a live index in InDesign, to learn the basics of creating … Read more

Die hard but live harder

Referencing Anthony Minghella’s oddly profound comedy of bereavement Truly, Madly, Deeply (1990), the title bestowed on Alan Rickman’s diaries – by publisher or editor – throws us quite literally in the deep end. For there was something oddly profound about Rickman as an actor, too. Why odd? Because profundity involves depth, and it is too … Read more

Live like common people

In A Waiter in Paris: Adventures in the dark heart of the city, Edward Chisholm plays with the various meanings of the word “waiting”, presenting us with the physical demands of the job as well as the existential purgatory it entails: one is waiting in the wings; waiting to act, or write, or something – … Read more

Work to live or live to work?

Jan Lucassen and James Suzman both think that there is, at this moment, a particular interest in work. They point to recent and possible future changes in work as reasons why this might be the case: the rise of the gig economy and the spectre of robotics and artificial intelligence. Lucassen aims to produce a … Read more