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55 min ago | The Age
Erotic charm ... Frances O'Connor and Jonny Lee Miller in the film version of Jane Austen's least-loved novel.
5 hrs ago | The Village Voice
Picture a high school civics teacher with a great love for Ken Burns and access to people like Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama - but no ability to ask them interesting questions - making his first documentary on a laptop's built-in software.
9 hrs ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix
In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly "Viva" July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life: 1. "Live and let live."
9 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
More than half of young adult fiction readers are adults over the age of the 18. Why do so many grownups like YA? Click through the gallery to see some of the titles that inspire older readers.
10 hrs ago | CiteULike
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14 hrs ago | Scientific American
What's the difference between you and a rat? The list is unsurprisingly long but now, we can cross a universal human experience - feelings of regret - off of it.
A trip to a hunting preserve on the legendary King Ranch in Texas may evoke lots of adjectives.
With all the book news that's been flying about lately, we've fallen way behind on our obituary notices.
A new essay about Wide Sargasso Sea and Jane Eyre is available through AV Akademikerverlag : Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea : A Postcolonial Re-writing of Charlotte BrontA«'s Jane Eyre Jessica Diebowski Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag ISBN-13: 978-3639627916 Without doubt, the Victorian classic Jane Eyre has generated a number of intertexual ... (more)
'I want to tell people about normal law-abiding Muslims like me who have integrated well into Western society but at the same time have a faith they love.
For many writers, the migrant's journey is a storytellers' dream. The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and inherent literary drama.
Book Buzz: George R.R. Martin to focus on the books The author said that he won't write a season five 'Game of Thrones' episode.
As we begin to commemorate the outbreak of World War I in earnest, just how central the "Great" war is to Britain's conception of its history is ever more obvious.
You could probably count on one hand the number of novels that have taken up great platonic male-female friendships as their theme.
The armies of soft philistinism are on the march and eager to ditch traditional literature instruction in favor of more utilitarian approaches.
Gallegos, 29, maintains a hobby of hand-sculpting aluminum foil figurines based on his imagination and characters from historical and popular literature and television and film.
What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far? Can we ascribe it to the human fascination to visit new places, see how other people live, or obtain fresh experiences? Or are they simply echoing life, which itself is a journey in time and space? Travel also always had a close ... (more)
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