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10 overlooked novels: how many have you read?

10 overlooked novels: how many have you read? | Love Books | Scoop.it
“A hilarious romance by a precocious nine-year-old. The fantasies of a septuagenarian foot fetishist. An aristocrat's life spent doing nothing on a sofa. John Sutherland choses little-known books that deserve to be treasured (Interesting list!”
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Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books - Forbes

Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books - Forbes | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Kids Don't Read Books Because Parents Don't Read Books Forbes ... the students don't read anymore because their eyeballs are glued to their phones. Technophobes think we are raising a generation that doesn't understand the value of literature.”
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47 Charming Facts About Children's Books

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“John Green looks at the fascinating stories behind the books from your childhood.”
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The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature review – a wonderful book about ... - The Guardian

The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature review – a wonderful book about ... - The Guardian | Love Books | Scoop.it
“The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature review – a wonderful book about ... The Guardian I behaved badly, a partisan critic from the off, and read the book back to front, beginning with the second section, about the north.”
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CS Lewis's literary legacy: 'dodgy and unpleasant' or 'exceptionally good'? - The Guardian

CS Lewis's literary legacy: 'dodgy and unpleasant' or 'exceptionally good'? - The Guardian | Love Books | Scoop.it
“The Guardian CS Lewis's literary legacy: 'dodgy and unpleasant' or 'exceptionally good'? The Guardian He never read a scholarly text; he just read old Everyman versions.”
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How to choose the 100 best novels - The Guardian (blog)

How to choose the 100 best novels - The Guardian (blog) | Love Books | Scoop.it
“The Guardian (blog) How to choose the 100 best novels The Guardian (blog) The first classic of English literature I can remember reading is Animal Farm. I was about 11 or 12 years old and lying on my bed with the ...”
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Twitter / BusyBeesas: The joy of reading. ...

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“The joy of reading. #bookcollection #lovelive #books #readingfc #literature #littlethings http://t.co/Z792lIqWFq”
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English Conversation – Books & Literature « English with Jo

English Conversation – Books & Literature « English with Jo | Love Books | Scoop.it
“This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about books, literature and reading. Literature is the art of written work and means “things made from letters”. There are two main forms – fiction (text based on ...”
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Comment: Reading Australia's literary obsession with the North Atlantic - SBS

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“SBS Comment: Reading Australia's literary obsession with the North Atlantic SBS Why can our festivals and book reviewers not think more imaginatively of dialogue, of encouraging established overseas writers to read and comment upon our books,...”
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Observations: Literary Snobbery?!? | Bookish Temptations

Observations: Literary Snobbery?!? | Bookish Temptations | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Hey peeps! I've read my fair share of the classics in literature, and enjoyed many of them. Likewise, I've read many books that have been considered "important" or intellectually stimulating must reads, and I've enjoyed many ...”
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Does literary snobbery judge books by the cover? Does literary snobbery judge ... - The University Times

Does literary snobbery judge books by the cover? Does literary snobbery judge ... - The University Times | Love Books | Scoop.it
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9 Totally Amazing Authors You Should Be Reading Right Now

9 Totally Amazing Authors You Should Be Reading Right Now | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Despite rumors about the death of the literary novel, there's never been more fantastic literary fiction and non-fiction being produced. As readers, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the flood of well-crafted books demanding our attention.”
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Why We Need Strong Women In Fiction

Why We Need Strong Women In Fiction | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Recently, a writer friend on Facebook posted a wrathful comment about female characters in contemporary fiction. "Spare me the plucky heroine," she raged. "The girl who manages to get by, no matter her circumstances!”
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Trigger warnings on classic literature are one small step from book banning - The Guardian

Trigger warnings on classic literature are one small step from book banning - The Guardian | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Trigger warnings on classic literature are one small step from book banning The Guardian "This is triggering" (and therefore requires a trigger warning) is a phrase you might see in the comments section of an online article that addresses racism,...”
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What's the thrill behind reading apocalyptic literature (i.e. War of the Worlds, The World Without Us, etc.)? : books

What's the thrill behind reading apocalyptic literature (i.e. War of the Worlds, The World Without Us, etc.)? : books | Love Books | Scoop.it
“reddit: the front page of the internet (What's the thrill behind reading apocalyptic literature (i.e. War of the Worlds, The World Without Us, etc.)?”
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To Kill a Mockingbird and Mice and Men axed as Gove orders more Brit lit - The Guardian

To Kill a Mockingbird and Mice and Men axed as Gove orders more Brit lit - The Guardian | Love Books | Scoop.it
“The Guardian To Kill a Mockingbird and Mice and Men axed as Gove orders more Brit lit The Guardian The new English literature GCSE syllabus to be published this week by OCR, one of the biggest UK exam boards, will leave out Harper Lee's...”
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Michael Gove 'axes' To Kill a Mockingbird and other American classics from English literature GCSE syllabus

Michael Gove 'axes' To Kill a Mockingbird and other American classics from English literature GCSE syllabus | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Classics of American literature, including Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, have been dropped from the English literature GCSE syllabus following demands reportedly made by Michael Gove.”
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50 Books That Define the Past Five Years in Literature – Flavorwire

50 Books That Define the Past Five Years in Literature – Flavorwire | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Between the uncertain future of the publishing industry, the rise of indie presses, new literary magazines, and, of course, the Internet and ereaders, I believe we will look back on this bittersweet period for the book industry as a very unique and...”
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Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing (8th Edition): Edgar V. Roberts, Henry E. Jacobs: 9780131732780: Amazon.com: Books

“Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing (8th Edition) [Edgar V. Roberts, Henry E. Jacobs] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.”
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Five Things for a Literary Christmas - Novelicious.com | The ...

Five Things for a Literary Christmas - Novelicious.com | The ... | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Five Things for a Literary Christmas. Reading, at least in my house, is an essential part of the season. I mean, what could be nicer than curling up by the fire with a glass of red wine, an open tin of chocolates, and a good book?”
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Children's fiction is not great literature - The Guardian

Children's fiction is not great literature - The Guardian | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Children's fiction is not great literature The Guardian Not only that, but many great writers – even those who go on to write the dark stuff of adult fiction – are informed and inspired by their childhood reading.”
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First They Came for the Books and I Did Not Speak Out - PopMatters

First They Came for the Books and I Did Not Speak Out - PopMatters | Love Books | Scoop.it
“First They Came for the Books and I Did Not Speak Out PopMatters Jan-Pieter Barbian's The Politics of Literature in Nazi Germany: Books in the Media Dictatorship offers insight into one such society by documenting the Nazi destruction of the German...”
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'The Hunger Games': Better to Read or Watch? - Bloomberg

'The Hunger Games': Better to Read or Watch? - Bloomberg | Love Books | Scoop.it
“Bloomberg 'The Hunger Games': Better to Read or Watch? Bloomberg Democracy needs readers -- in particular, readers of literature.”
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