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Harper Lee tells inquisitive journalist to 'go away!' To Kill a Mockingbird author sends written rebuff to reporter inquiring about forthcoming sequel Go Set a Watchman An investigative reporter in Alabama has become the first journalist to receive a direct response from Harper Lee following her unexpected a
The Guardian | 14 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exclusive First Read: Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' The Devil in the White City author Erik Larson turns his attention to the sinking of the liner Lusitania almost 100 years ago a turning point that helped bring the United States into World War I.
NPR.org | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter - review Mimi123Me: 'I really like the way that the author has made this book funny so children can enjoy it' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 14 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kitschie awards judges overpowered by six-foot praying mantises Andrew Smiths young adult novel Grasshopper Jungle beats William Gibson to take overall Red Tentacle awardA young adult novel about an army of six-foot praying mantises on the hunt for sex and food has won the Kitschies prize for the years most progressiv
The Guardian | 15 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Are these the best book-to-film adaptations? A survey of 3,000 fans found Harry Potter and James Bond the UKs favourite big-screen books. Help us come up with a less mainstream listDebates about film versions of books are nearly as old as cinema itself. Movies can be a delightful reminder of great l
The Guardian | 16 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Durga Chew-Bose: 'Women have been edited since we were little girls' In our interview series with women who write on the web and shape its discussions, we speak to Durga Chew-Bose, who writes about identity and culture Continue reading...
The Guardian | 17 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Montana's Almost Crowded Now, Thanks To The Colorful Characters Of 'Crow Fair' Thomas McGuane's new story collection gives us a large cast of Big Sky dreamers, schemers and down-and-outs. Reviewer Alan Cheuse says it's a fascinating portrait of the state with bonus bears.
NPR.org | 17 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling - review 'a strong start to the series. It's scary, exciting and you can't put it down' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 17 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gone to Ground by Marie Jalowicz Simon review a Jewish girl, underground A remarkable, unsentimental book recalling the experiences of a young Jewish woman intent on survival in Berlin during the second world warWhen, not long before her death in 1998, Marie Jalowicz began at last to talk about her life as aJewish girl i
The Guardian | 17 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kazuo Ishiguro thinks his fantasy novel is not a fantasy novel. Are we bothered? Ursula K Le Guin has hit back on behalf of SFF but so long as people read The Buried Giant, its actually a welcome opportunity to dismantle the walls built around different schools of fiction, writes David BarnettSee Kazuo Ishiguro talking about The Burie
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