American Psycho Rereading

Articles like this make me happy. These types of articles make me happy because they give a review of a book, as well as the impact of said book (and often then movie) on society. It almost feels like there is an anthropological aspect to this article by Irvine Welsh at the Guardian. Read more: […]

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What age do writers publish their most famous works?

I love information like this. As an avid reader, I have read multiple books by individual authors; and I am actually pretty fond of reading a recent and then an older book by the same author. I like to see where they were and where they are now. The link below shows a pretty cool […]

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The Definition of a Dictionary

I wasn’t sure about this article when I first saw it, but I got sucked in and the history of the Merriam-Webster dictionary is fascinating. The question really is will the company update a new print copy or will the next update be a digital online tome that can be accessed in a web browser. […]

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Thoughts About CanLit

I thought this was an article worth sharing. I really enjoy Canadian Lit. However, I rarely think about it when I’m looking for a new book to read. For some reason, I never remember how much I enjoy it to go looking for it. Hopefully, this list will keep CanLit at the forefront next time […]

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Elitist, Superfluous, Or Popular? We Polled Americans on the Oxford Comma

I love this article. I hate commas and sometimes, just like many, many other people, am never really sure where they go at all times. Read more: Elitist, Superfluous, Or Popular? We Polled Americans on the Oxford Comma There’s been a lot of ink spilled on the Oxford comma, the comma that goes before “and” […]

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Philip Pullman Has Written a New His Dark Materials Short Story

I think about the His New Dark Materials books a lot – they are one of my favorite stories, and yet I never ever recommend them, really. For some reason, I think reading them was a personal thing for me, and maybe I don’t want to share that with anyone. If I recommend them and […]

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The Great Tradition of Christmas Ghost Stories

This is a fantastic article from the Paris Review about the wonderful tradition of Christmas Ghost Stories. I loved the look at the technical aspects of a Christmas Ghost Story, then the recommendation for a few you may want to read this holiday season! Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a Prosperous New Year! Read […]

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Written on the Skin: On Literary Tattoos

I think tattoos are interesting. I’m not sure I could get one, but, I think the stories they tell are fascinating. Here is an article on literary tattoos. If you are a bibliophile, and thinking about a tattoo, this may just open up a whole new world for you! Read more: Written on the Skin: […]

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Literary Tourism: Bozeman, Montana

If you are in the Montana area (and yes, I know that’s some wide area), you may want to plan a bit of a trip to Bozeman to check out some of these literary locations. Read more: Literary Tourism: Bozeman, Montana On the northern tip of Yellowstone National Park, a bit west of where Montana […]

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Turning the Torture Report Into a Book

So, on December 30th, copies of the Torture Report in book format will be available for $16.95. Published by Melville House, the book will be available everywhere books are sold. Now, I know that government reports are published all the time (and the article below talks about how this happens and the relationship between government […]

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