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The Omnivore » The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Omnivore » The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Book reviews and recommendations, Ebook reviews, App reviews, News and Gossip, Competitions
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20 Famous Authors as Dolls

20 Famous Authors as Dolls | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
How best to prove your adoration of a particular writer? Make a doll in their likeness, of course. Or if you're a little less than crafty, buy one. Or, you know, just look at them on the Internet. ...
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The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun

The Most Important Lesson Schools Can Teach Kids About Reading: It's Fun | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Yes, strong literacy skills help students get good grades and, eventually, good jobs. But schools shouldn't forget to emphasize the joy of getting lost in a book.

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and this is where your school librarian fits in...

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A great article, let kids read what they want and it will benefit them throughout their lives.

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30 Movie Scripts Written By Authors

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Movie news from 30 Movie Scripts Written By Authors.


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10 Famous Authors Who Remind Us That Great Writers Can Also Be Decent ... - Huffington Post

10 Famous Authors Who Remind Us That Great Writers Can Also Be Decent ... - Huffington Post | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
10 Famous Authors Who Remind Us That Great Writers Can Also Be Decent ...
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Authors, and artists in general, are notoriously difficult to deal with.
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Rick Riordan previews 'House of Hades,' talks Norse mythology series

Rick Riordan previews 'House of Hades,' talks Norse mythology series | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
“ Author Rick Riordan talks about what fans can expect from his upcoming novel House of Hades, how he’s going to approach the Norse series, and more.”
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Smashwords: New Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks

Smashwords: New Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks | Books & Authors | Scoop.it

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Roald Dahl Day: my glimpse into the great writer's imagination

Roald Dahl Day: my glimpse into the great writer's imagination | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
The museum dedicated to the author houses early, handwritten versions of his stories – and a dustbin of discarded ideas
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Jo Nesbo to retell Macbeth - Telegraph

Jo Nesbo to retell Macbeth - Telegraph | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
The bestselling Norwegian crime writer has been commissioned to retell one of Shakespeare's darkest tragedies
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Can introverts be successful authors? How do you ... - Creativindie

Can introverts be successful authors? How do you ... - Creativindie | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Freedom, adventure and impact for indie authors and artists.
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Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky’s Reading List For Having an Intelligent Conversation

Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky’s Reading List For Having an Intelligent Conversation | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Teaching at Mount Holyoke years ago, the Nobel Laureate poet Joseph Brodsky passed out a handwritten list of books that he said every person should have read in order to have a basic conversation. Discover that list today.

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‘Solo,’ a New James Bond Novel, by William Boyd

‘Solo,’ a New James Bond Novel, by William Boyd | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
William Boyd, authorized by the Ian Fleming estate to write a new James Bond book, has set his novel in Africa.
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Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize in literature, first Canada-based writer to win award - National Post

Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize in literature, first Canada-based writer to win award - National Post | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
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Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize in literature, first Canada-based writer to win award
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One of the world's foremost practitioners of the short story has won its biggest literary prize.
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Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives

Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Your English teacher and your local librarian are as important in a crisis as a fireman or an ambulance driver.
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Why Writers Write | Author's Promoter

Why Writers Write | Author's Promoter | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
Over 100 Published authors told us why writers write. 30% of Writers write to Educate, Influence & Help Others.
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Top novelists look to ebooks to challenge the rules of fiction

Top novelists look to ebooks to challenge the rules of fiction | Books & Authors | Scoop.it
“ Leading British authors drawn to experiment with the scope of interactive storytelling” Online fiction is a remote world, peopled by elves, dragons and whey-faced vampires. At least that is the view shared by millions of devoted readers of the printed novel. But now serious British literary talent is aiming to colonise territory occupied until now by fantasy authors and amateur fan-fiction writers. [Photograph: Eamonn McCabe]
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