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Life of Pi: Art house film turned blockbuster

Life of Pi: Art house film turned blockbuster | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
‘Life of Pi’ director Ang Lee has spoken out about his efforts to make this small art house flick appeal to a wider audience.
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How to Write. | Meg Rosoff

How to Write. | Meg Rosoff | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
I spent fifteen miserable years in advertising and when I finally left, had nothing to show for it except a few ads no one remembered -- and a flat bought on my...
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People Of The Bookshelf

People Of The Bookshelf | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Alpha by subject ... or by dinner party seating rules? Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Geraldine Brooks on a shelving obsession.
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In Conversation: Jasper Fforde and Gabrielle Zevin - Publishers Weekly

In Conversation: Jasper Fforde and Gabrielle Zevin - Publishers Weekly | Read Read Read | Scoop.it

It was perhaps inevitable that Jasper Fforde, best known for his Thursday Next series of comedic fantasy novels for adults, would turn to YA literature. After all, as he told the audience assembled in the basement-level event space at Brooklyn’s Word bookstore on October 23, “I love the idea of adults being completely useless. Because generally, they are.”

 

 


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Choosing Sylvia Plath's poems

Choosing Sylvia Plath's poems | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Carol Ann Duffy was given a copy of Sylvia Plath's Collected Poems for her 25th birthday.
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Five Family Favorites with Heather Swain : The Childrens Book ...

Five Family Favorites with Heather Swain : The Childrens Book ... | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
We're tickled pink to have Heather Swain in The Children's Book Review house today. She's the author of many splendid books and her brilliant new teen novel Josie Griffin Is Not a Vampire has been touted as Twilight meets ...
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Relationships - Personal Development - Books

Relationships  - Personal Development  - Books | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
A Mighty Girl is the world's largest collection of books and movies for parents, teachers, and others dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls.
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America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong : NPR

America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong : NPR | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Young Americans are reading more than just status updates and 140-character tweets. A new study by the Pew Research Center shows that among 16- to 29-year-olds, 8 in 10 have read a book in the past year.
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Booker Prize 2012: Sales for all the winners and the 2012 shortlist, including Hilary Mantel

Booker Prize 2012: Sales for all the winners and the 2012 shortlist, including Hilary Mantel | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Hilary Mantel has won the Man Booker Prize 2012. Does winning guarantee a boost in sales? And which of the previous winners has sold the most?
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Top Ten Non Fiction Picture Books by Alyson Beecher

Top Ten Non Fiction Picture Books by Alyson Beecher | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
This year I wanted to increase the number of nonfiction books that I read.  Along with The Nonfiction Detectives, I started the 2012 Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge.  By doing the challenge, I ha...
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JK Rowling: I will return to writing children's books - Telegraph.co.uk

JK Rowling: I will return to writing children's books - Telegraph.co.uk | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukJK Rowling: I will return to writing children's booksTelegraph.co.uk"I have a lot of things on my laptop currently, including a couple of things for children - for a slightly younger age group than Harry Potter was aimed at - which...
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Inky's Choice: NaNoWriMo | Inside A Dog

Inky's Choice: NaNoWriMo | 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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The Writers Alley: Creating story flow: the secret power of cause and effect

The Writers Alley: Creating story flow: the secret power of cause and effect | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
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The Past, Present, and Future of the Book - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Past, Present, and Future of the Book - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
It is one profound way of considering the world. It can be complemented, but not replaced.
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Santa's pipe put out in new edition of children's classic

Santa's pipe put out in new edition of children's classic | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Fresh version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas sparks censorship row...
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Lashings of fun as Famous Five make TV comeback

Lashings of fun as Famous Five make TV comeback | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
WITH their tales of secret dens, scraped knees and lashings of ginger beer, they seem sadly distant from the sedentary lives of today's children.
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Canada Writes - Robert J. Sawyer: Five myths about science fiction writers

Canada Writes - Robert J. Sawyer: Five myths about science fiction writers | Read Read Read | Scoop.it

The "dean of Canadian science fiction" and judge for our Sci-Fi Twitter Challenge on Wednesday, Oct. 24 busts the five biggest misconceptions about his people.

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Halloween Reading List | Events | The New York Review of Books

Halloween Reading List | Events | The New York Review of Books | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
RT @nybooks: Spooky reading for Halloween: Luc Sante on H.P.
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All ages comics and manga for 10/17/12 - School Library Journal

All ages comics and manga for 10/17/12 - School Library Journal | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
It's a good addition to middle school libraries and tween/teen collections. Nancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 1 Small Volcanoes GN – Papercutz brings female sleuth Nancy Drew to younger audiences. This new series ...
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Winners of the Inky Awards 2012 · Readings.com.au

Winners of the Inky Awards 2012 · Readings.com.au | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Readings – independent Australian
retailers and online merchants of fine books, music and film.
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11 Questions and Answers with Christopher Paolini

11 Questions and Answers with Christopher Paolini | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
More than a decade ago a young man wrote a book called Eragon. It became an international bestseller, followed by three more volumes in The Inheritance Cycle. Tomorrow the paperback and deluxe hard...
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BBC One - Breakfast, 15/10/2012, Kate Morton on new book ‘The Secret Keeper’

BBC One - Breakfast, 15/10/2012, Kate Morton on new book ‘The Secret Keeper’ | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
We spoke to author, Kate Morton, about selling seven million books worldwide and the release of her new book ‘The Secret Keeper’.
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Jane Austen Weekly: The Brain and Mind

Jane Austen Weekly: The Brain and Mind | Read Read Read | Scoop.it
Among her countless accomplishments, Jane Austen is making news in the field of neuroscience.
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