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Stories in your pocket: how to write flash fiction

Stories in your pocket: how to write flash fiction | Books | The Guardian

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Best Of – Books Set in New York

This was my summer read. Just finished it. I love Rutherford. He gives you so much history in such an intriguing and fun setting! I'm on to "Paris" next!

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5 Reasons Why Twentysomethings Should Read Tolstoy

Tolstoy is actually a pretty appropriate author for twentysomethings to be reading in our current society. Although he lived in Russia over one-hundred years ago, Tolstoy and his characters knew all about ambition, failure, stress, and striving for m...

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Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies

RIP, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. One of Latin America's best-known writers, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday, April 17. He was 87.

Continuing his penchant for multiple storylines, British novelist Mitchell's latest work travels through time (and genres) to connect the lives of six seemingly disparate people, brought together by its central character. Event details: http://www.townhallseattle.org/elliott-bay-book-company-presents-an-evening-with-david-mitchell/

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The 100 best novels: No 22 – The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope (1875)

Exotic and irrational entertainment: A guide to the novels of Anthony Trollope, Part 1: The Chronicles of Barsetshire

Tune in March 8th, 2016, for International Women’s Day (IWD) featuring 24-hour programming from midnight to 11.59pm. This year’s theme is Gender Equity from Commitment to Results with programming reflecting women’s rights, as well as women’s struggles and achievements, through live performance, music, news, literature, storytelling, commentary, and more. IWD 2016 features a litany of creative and informative pieces: The Black Woman is … Continued

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10 Great Crime Fiction Characters On Film

Interesting facts about James Bond movies The only James Bond movie in which Bond does not drive a car is You Only Live Twice (1967).

Book: War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy. This book broadly focuses on Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, and Natasha Rostov.

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50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

In this historical novel, Alvarez crafts four sisters who grow up — and eventually fight — the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic.

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Carry the One by Carol Anshaw – Book 33

She herself had become more and more who she had always been, the ink darker, the etching deeper with each passing year.

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31 Problems Every Hogwarts Student Will Understand

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'Bridget Jones' Author Says She's Found The Secret To Online Dating

Bridget Jones's Diary (Sharon Maguire, 2001)

All That Is by James Salter. Returning to America after World War II, former naval officer Philip Bowman finds a position as a book editor and loses himself until he is betrayed by the woman he loves. But don't expect to spend the entire story in Philip Bowman's head...the author glides in and out of the lives of other characters, and moves backwards and forwards in time. A good choice for anyone looking for a lyrical and challenging novel this summer.

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Author Ray Bradbury dies, aged 91

RIP Ray Bradbury - His most celebrated novel, Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953, depicts a future society in which books are banned. The story, which gets its title from the temperature at which paper supposedly ignites, proved to be uncannily prophetic - the characters are addicted to television soap operas, while miniature headphones, known as "ear thimbles", provide a constant stream of music and news.