There are plenty of reasons for your poem, story, or screenplay to find its eternal home in the proverbial desk drawer, never to see the light of day....

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A dead young boy, drained of blood is found on the Fleet Rive, London 1678. Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey enlists famous polymath Robert Hooke to help...

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Writer’s block can happen to anyone. But, that doesn’t make it less frustrating when you’re dealing with it – especially if you have deadlines looming...

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The stars of this book are the characters, which I feel I can say for the whole series. They are interesting, as well as intelligent...

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André Malraux (3 November, 1901 – 23 November, 1976), born in Paris as Georges André Malraux, was a novelist, politician, and art theorist from France....

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Dervish Dust: The Life and Words of James Coburn is a rich and immersive biography, which doesn’t attempt to a saint of out its subject, nor lionize his memory...

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Mitchell’s writing is clear, thoughtful, and well organized, he includes a list of sources from diverse areas, as debt truly is a trap for many Americans...

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Shining a light on the plight of women everywhere is, indeed, a noble cause. I certainly hope this novel will make a difference in at least one life....

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William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) (26 November, 1731 – 25 April, 1800) was one of the most popular English poets and hymnwriter of his time....

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Addie LaRue, a young French woman in 1714 makes a bargain with an ancient god, to live forever, but is forgotten by everyone she meets after they look away...

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Book Review: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
4 Stars , Non-Fiction / August 9, 2010

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is an epic which is meant to be read slowly and deliberately, the tale is smart and the story is fun.  Even though the book incorporates shoguns and samurais, most of the account is carried by clerks and translators.  The epic rescue attempt in a sanctuary surrounded by snow capped mountains is no less exciting than the description of diplomatic rituals and the “arse-licking pilgrimage” one mu...

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