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Top 10 lesser-known literary heroines

Top 10 lesser-known literary heroines - Telegraph

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The Best Science-Fiction Authors

Online shopping for 100 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime from a great selection at Books Store.

from the Guardian

Miles Franklin winner: an outsider's dark view of Australian masculinity

British writer Evie Wyld has taken Australia's top literary prize by exposing the 'raw, wounded, dangerous edge' of its masculinity

from the Guardian

Play the literary World Cup: nominate your all-time top team

Penguin Cup: The Literary World Cup #penguincup

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Miles Franklin award: seven women among the 11 longlisted

Previous winners Alexis Wright and Tim Winton as well as two first-time novelists longlisted for Australia’s top literary prize

from the Guardian

Charlotte Higgins on what it's like to NOT win the Samuel Johnson prize

Charlotte Higgins was delighted to be shortlisted for a top literary prize, but soon started practising her 'good loser's face'. So what happened when the winner was finally announced?

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Samuel Beckett story to be published 80 years after it was rejected

Samuel Beckett wrote to a friend in 1933 that the rejection of Echo’s Bones by his publisher ‘discouraged me profoundly’. Photograph: Louis ...

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The top 10 difficult love stories

Just in time for Valentine's Day - The top 10 difficult love stories


Top 12 authors' beards

Celebrate the beauty of authors' beards on Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday

from The Huffington Post

10 Biggest 'White Girl Problems' In Literature

10 Biggest "White Girl Problems" In Literature

from the Guardian

Top 10 books about missing persons

From Gillian Flynn's blockbuster Gone Girl to a re-reading of Nabokov, novelist Laura Lippman tracks down the 10 best books about mysterious disappearances

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10 Literary Misquotations You Can Buy Right Now

It all started with the T-shirt below, which exhibits a feminist appropriation of an Ayn Rand quote. Big news! Détournement! Or is it? It seems that the original phrasing was twisted a little — edi...


A chat with National Book Award winner Colum McCann, in Houston Nov. 18 - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Author Colum McCann Assaulted In Connecticut Hotel

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Top 10 holidays in fiction – Emma Straub

17 films to inspire your next holiday destination - Vogue Living

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Who's the most significant historical figure?

Who's the most significant historical figure? From Leonardo da Vinci to Einstein, and Shakespeare to Stephen King, two data analysts have ranked the most significant people in history – do the results seem right? | The Guardian

from The Paris Review

Author’s Best Friend: The Pets of Literary Greats

Author’s Best Friend: E. B. White’s daschund, Fred.

from The Huffington Post

These Are The Most Dysfunctional Parents In All Of Literature

Dysfunctional Parents in Fiction: The Mothers and Fathers We Love to Hate