Fifty years ago, the US adopted the Wilderness Act, which has since protected over 109 million acres of American wilderness. To celebrate this milestone, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has revealed a photo exhibit entitled “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America’s ... http://blog.dashburst.com/pic/smithsonian-photo-contest-winners/
A war of words broke out this week following the publication of a memoir featuring To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee. So what are the ethics of telling someone else's life story, asks Aida Edemariam
The right to privacy surely should prevail, if Harper Lee feels it should. It is her life story being told.
From a Canadian bookshop opened by Alice Munro in the 1960s to one in the island of Santorini started by drunk Oxford students, some of the world’s most exotic booksellers feature in The Bookshop Book, published as part of a UK-wide Books are My Bag campaign to support the bookselling industry in the run-up to Christmas. Its author Jen Campbell introduces some of the finest.
Writing can often be easy, but not always. Many times during a writing career you slam dunk into writer's block, wondering what to write about. To get you started on some idea's, check out these 29 creative writing prompts.