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Books can blur the line between good and evil.
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Authors and teachers Judith Hayn and Elizabeth Majerus talk “The Handmaid’s Tale,” YA series, and other useful allegories.
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They say reality is stranger than fiction. In the case of Bill O'Reilly's Those Who Trespass: A Novel of Television and Murder, let's hope it's not. On Thursday, Entertainment Weekly reported that O'R...
Book hoarding is a well-documented habit. In fact, most literary types are pretty proud of the practice, steadfast in their desire to stuff shelves to maximum capacity. They're not looking to stop hoa...
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Reading to your infant or young child is a beautiful bonding experience, but there's far more happening in these literary moments beyond a parent and kid spending time together. In fact, explains pedi...
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The sadness we hear in music, literature and film is strangely irresistible.
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Life as a Jane Austen fan can be, occasionally, infuriating. Male classmates deride her as subliterary fluff, pop culture uses her as a shorthand for romance novels, and, for women, professing to love...
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'Alternative facts' and dishonesty are something to be resisted coming from the left, right or centre.
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Last week, after Kellyanne Conway gave an interview describing falsehoods as "alternative facts," sales of George Orwell's decades-old classic 1984 spiked. The book, a part of so many high-school syll...
The recipe world has changed, and it has made cookbooks even better.
You wouldn't read about it.
Otherwise we're all blank canvasses.
Perhaps Jane Eyre would be a drama queen, perhaps she would be blunt and business-like.
This comedy writer replied with a brilliantly snarky letter.