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Author Shawn Goodman's unflinching "Kindness for Weakness" follows 15-year-old James, the youngest son in a massively screwed-up family.
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Kkeno Independent Publishing's Phillipa Keaney, centre, with former publisher George Griffiths and his wife Judy Cox .
In an essay in a 1933 issue of the magazine Scrutiny , the critic F. R. Leavis delivered a vicious hatchet job on one poor, unsuspecting poet: To say that [his] verse is magniloquent ... is to say that it is not doing as much as its impressive pomp and volume seem to be asserting; that mere orotundity is a disproportionate part of the whole effect; ... (more)
The UK-transplant is an award-winning author, but what does it take to get her to keep turning the pages? The best-selling author on his books, keeping other authors' voices out of his head and what he likes to read when he's not writing.
This summer, The Sherman Playhouse will debut Lucille Maude Montgomery's timeless classic ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette .
And he does it with a vengeance in David Ives adaptation of "The Liar," Corneille's classic 1643 farce.
Two stars out of four stars Rated R; sexual content, language 1 hour, 45 minutes In French with English subtitles Germain is a high school literature teacher frustrated by his students' lack of enthusiasm.
If you're looking for a good book, check out TV. There are plenty of shows based on novels, short stories and even comic books.
Le French Book has now released its full 99-cent e-book series of short stories from seven of France's best writers -Tatiana de Rosnay, Didier Van Cauwelaert, Yann Quefflec, Daniel Picouly, Christine Orban, Irne Frain, and Harold Cobert.
I came to this book a little biased: Salter is one of my favorite novelists. I would put his 1975 book, Light Years , right up there with The Great Gatsby and the works of Hemingway in the canon of American literature.
The Music Hall in downtown Portsmouth will be the go-to place for summer entertainment! Find out why the Miami Herald calls Portsmouth "New England's most appealing city" - with an unprecedented variety of authors, comics, concerts, and cinema coming to The Music Hall in June, July, and August.
Korean-born American writer Maija Rhee Devine was just getting ready to study abroad after graduating from the English literature program at Sogang University in Seoul, when a family secret that had been buried all of her 20-something years suddenly burst into open: Her parents were not her biological parents.
Acclaimed poet, writer and painter Albert Wendt was once the angry young man of Pacific literature.
From the Edinburgh world writers' conference in Saint-Malo, a speech on art, writing and reality from the French-Afghan author and film-maker Atiq Rahimi In a major book of Persian literature called Memorial of the Saints , written in the 13th century, the great poet Farid Ud-din Attar explains that, one day, a young disciple asked his master what ... (more)
Dylan Dethier, author of coming-of-age memoir "18 in America: A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game." College student Dylan Dethier wrote the coming-of-age memoir '18 in America: A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game.' Dylan Dethier came of age on a year-long trip to play golf in each of the Lower 48 ... (more)
More than 500 authors will compete for attention at BookExpo America, the annual three-day trade show that opens May 30 in New York for 20,000 publishers, booksellers, librarians, agents and readers.