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Quit Your Day Job: The Surprising Positions Your Favorite Authors Once Held

Though they may seem to be born naturals, not every writer starts out that way. Take a look at the early jobs of some of your favorite authors; some jobs may have woven their way into later works of fiction, and some—well, some jobs are just downright drudgery.   Emma Donoghue The author of Room… Read More »

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10 Awesome Books for Father’s Day

Stumped for gift ideas for your dad this Father’s Day? Well, look no further than this list of books every dad will love! From sports memoirs to chilling thrillers, these unique books will have him on the edge of his seat!   Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger While there are many books out there… Read More »

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Atticus Who? 6 Awful Dads in Literature

From Jean Valjean and Mr. Bennett, to Bob Cratchit and yes, Atticus Finch, there are many amazing, inspiring, encouraging fathers lauded throughout literature. They love and guide their children, offer firm but wise advice and see them through the tough times to help them become better citizens on the other side. But that’s not what… Read More »

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In Praise of Big Books: How 800 Pages Can Feel Too Short

There is something exhilarating about reading a book in just a day or two, the rush that compels you to keep reading even as the hours fade into meaninglessness. And when you do emerge from the world in the pages, bleary eyed and satisfied, the exhaustion is delicious. Like a square of Swiss chocolate or… Read More »

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