If, having shimmied your bottom to exactly the right indentation in the sand for maximum comfort, you're going to hold a book up to the sun, let its world be entirely incongruous, a Big News Network, 6 days ago
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Gettysburg Stage will present "Egad, The Woman in White" a hilarious melodrama written by Tim Kelly , and based Wilkie Collins ' sensational novel, "The Woman in White." This laugh oriented, old fashioned melodrama is wild, fast and funny. It ...Broadway World, 1 month ago
The 1850s were the high water-mark of the Victorian malicious lunacy incarceration phenomenon. In 1858, no fewer than four instances of deliberate attempts to certify and dispose of sane people (two women and two men) made national newspaper ...Psychology Today, 2 months ago
FEDERAL COURT OF AUSTRALIA Citation: McKenzie v Repatriation Commission  FCA 777 Appeal from: McKenzie v Repatriation Commission  AATA 216 Parties: DAWN WILKIE MCKENZIE v REPATRIATION COMMISSION File number: ...Federal Court of Australia, 20 hours ago
By , Halfway through this engaging and authoritative biography , I decided to interrupt my reading to look at some of its subject's many stories and novels. After all, aren't authors lives supposed to lead us back to their works? While Julian ...Washington Post, 4 days ago Julian Hawthorne, by Gary Scharnhorst Washington Post, 4 days ago
There are many perplexing moments in teaching creative writing, but perhaps none more depressing than the admission from some of the male students that they haven't read many—or in some cases any—books by women. This also goes, I might add, for ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 week ago
The box set is the crack cocaine of viewing experiences. At 3am, having watched several episodes on the trot, that little voice in the head suggests just one more. Last one, you promise yourself, unconvincingly. And nothing is more addictive than ...Mail & Guardian Online, 2 weeks ago
WHEN Charles Dickens died in 1870 he was only 58 — carried off by the intolerable burden he had placed upon himself by his wildly popular readings from his own work. He suffered strokes. His doctors told him to slow down; but his unappeasable ...Financial Mail, 2 weeks ago
Great writers tend to want to be at the top of their field, so literature can be a cutthroat community. It's hard to imagine wanting to hang out with a direct rival, and indeed, plenty of authors have feuded with each other or publicly derided each ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
What does it mean to cry over a book? It's a question that has been in the foreground lately, thanks to The Great Y.A. Debate of 2014—the conversation, sparked by Ruth Graham last month in Slate, about the merits of John Green's The Fault in Our ...New Yorker, 3 weeks ago
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