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The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles by Giorgio Bassani – review

The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles by Giorgio Bassani – review | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Bassani's elegiac 1958 novella about the trials of a gay doctor during Italy's slide into fascism has lost none of its power, writes Ben Hutchinson
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The Most Ridiculous Claims Used to Challenge Classic Novels

The Most Ridiculous Claims Used to Challenge Classic Novels | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
The American Library Association has released its study of the most frequently challenged books of 2012, a list that includes classics and YA touchstones alike. But books have been challenged, bann...
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War of the worlds: who owns the political soul of science fiction?

War of the worlds: who owns the political soul of science fiction? | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
In the sci-fi genre, two diametrically opposed ideologies are battling it out as leftwing writers embrace otherness, while the rightwingers look up to authority, writes Adam Roberts
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A Girl You Should Date

A Girl You Should Date | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants...
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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, novelist and Oscar-winning screenwriter, dies at 85 - The Times of India

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, novelist and Oscar-winning screenwriter, dies at 85 - The Times of India | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German-born screenwriter and novelist, died on Wednesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 85.
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Sic transit gloria mundi

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21 BOOKS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

21 BOOKS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
If you had to choose 21 books to give to a young man or woman on their 21st Birthday, which ones would you choose? Throw your suggestions into our open forum.
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Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading - The Digital Shift

Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading - The Digital Shift | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
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Why ebooks are a different genre from print

Why ebooks are a different genre from print | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Stuart Kelly: The differences in format are beginning to change the nature of what we're reading, and how we do it
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Indie judges shine light on year's best books

Indie judges shine light on year's best books | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
LONDON-BASED Australian lawyer turned author ML Stedman was the big winner at last night's Indie Book Awards in Sydney.
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Celebrating 50 Years | The New York Review of Books

Celebrating 50 Years | The New York Review of Books | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
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You need to login to read the full article but this is a taster

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Now, that's an Aboriginal way to get children to love books! - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Now, that's an Aboriginal way to get children to love books! - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
To be happy about yourself, according to Boori Monty Pryor, you have to be happy about the place you live in.Growing up barefoot in Aboriginal camps, and hurt by constant racist abuse,
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20 Embarrassingly Bad Book Covers for Classic Novels

20 Embarrassingly Bad Book Covers for Classic Novels | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
This week, we spotted a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad book cover for Stephen King's The Shining over at the Guardian. It seems especially unfair for such a modern classic to be saddled with...
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Writing Novels in Australia

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Writers in Australia on Writing Novels
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Another great blog with regular updates

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Graphic Novels: The Tools of the Trade | Inside A Dog

Graphic Novels: The Tools of the Trade | Inside A Dog | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
A site for young people about the books they like to read. Discover the latest youth literature news, find YA books for teenagers (reviewed by teens), join a book club and discuss your favourite reads, and enter our monthly competitions.
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How To Beat Up Anything: The 10 Worst First Lines from Novels

How To Beat Up Anything: The 10 Worst First Lines from Novels | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Inspired by this great post 100 Best First Lines from Novels I decided to come up with my own list of the the ten worst first lines from novels. Here they are: 1) No, he never does manage to win...
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Read at your peril!

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THE TOP BOOK CLUB PICKS OF THE MONTH

THE TOP BOOK CLUB PICKS OF THE MONTH | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
MEREDITH JAFFE shares a collection of books that push boundaries and reveals the top book club picks in March. 80,000 book club readers can't be wrong!
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Book club top picks from The Hoopla

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HarperCollins and Hachette Disband Agency Model for the UK | Good E-Reader - eBooks, Publishing and Comic News

HarperCollins and Hachette Disband Agency Model for the UK | Good E-Reader - eBooks, Publishing and Comic News | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
HarperCollins and Hachette are the first major publishers to absolve the agency pricing model for the UK version of Amazon. The two literary giants have

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Traditional Publishing says good-bye to the agency model of pricing in the UK.

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Books That Made Us Cry - GalleyCat

Books That Made Us Cry - GalleyCat | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Books That Made Us Cry
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Literature has the power to move mountains.

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US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey hosts reading to celebrate authors from the South in DC

WASHINGTON — U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is hosting a reading at the Library of Congress to celebrate writing from the South.
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My personal ebook journey and the EBSCO eBook Academic Collection — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

My personal ebook journey and the EBSCO eBook Academic Collection — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
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Teacher Librariàns:  you must deal with ebooks.

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12 Famous Authors' Very First Author Photos

12 Famous Authors' Very First Author Photos | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
We scoured the web to pull together a few surprising, intense, and charmingly youthful author photos from some of our very favorite authors' first works, from Truman Capote to Stephen King.

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Authors, pop culture, & libraries, oh my!

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Top 10 Easter Holiday Reads - Random House Australia - Random House Books Australia

Top 10 Easter Holiday Reads - Random House Australia - Random House Books Australia | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
We have picked the best of the bunch to help you find some great Easter reads. If you're travelling long distance, chilling out at home or just looking for a new book, our collection is sure to help!
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The Easter vacation is a great time to grab a new book and Read Read Read!

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DH Lawrence's poetry saved from censor's pen

DH Lawrence's poetry saved from censor's pen | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Editor of new unexpurgated edition of controversial author's work claims it reveals him as brilliant war poet who attacked British imperialism
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Books aren’t dead yet

Books aren’t dead yet | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Self-publishing fans and the tech-obsessed keep getting it wrong: Big authors want to be in print -- and bookstores
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