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Stephen King: on alcoholism and returning to the Shining - The Guardian

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Stephen King: on alcoholism and returning to the Shining
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More than 30 years after Stephen King first terrified readers with The Shining, he's written a sequel, drawing on his alcoholism and a near-death experience.
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HG Wells: A short cricketing history of the great writer - Cricket Country

HG Wells: A short cricketing history of the great writer
Cricket Country
He excelled at Latin Prose, Greek Verse, Latin Verse and French. He was not too ...
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It Sure Is Complicated: Teen Life in the Digital Age | MiddleWeb

It Sure Is Complicated: Teen Life in the Digital Age | MiddleWeb | Literature & Writing | Scoop.it

As parent of two teenagers and as a teacher of pre-teens, I took away a lot of information from It’s Complicated. First and foremost is the idea that young people have less and less access to public spaces and time in which to socialize with friends and peers. The days of our moms and dads kicking us outdoors in the morning and saying, “Don’t come back until dinner time” are over.


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David Baker's curator insight, March 22, 2014 8:06 PM

The seven main ideas that are shared will make a great starting point for ongoing conversation about the role of technology, schools and students.  This will be especially important as we talk with parents about the role digital learning will have as a part of our 1:1.

Library Staff's curator insight, March 23, 2014 5:22 PM

The danger of labelling students as digital natives, and other interesting observations about their online lives.

Francisco Restivo's curator insight, March 31, 2014 10:02 AM

It's a completely new world, that strangely no one asked for.

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Four Emerging Poets To Watch - Stay Thirsty Media

Four Emerging Poets To Watch - Stay Thirsty Media | Literature & Writing | Scoop.it
Stay Thirsty Media Four Emerging Poets To Watch Stay Thirsty Media The matter is not pure coincidence, though I did not meet all three while I earned my degree, I was exposed to a plethora of intellectually challenging, line-defying, beautiful...
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Thomas Pynchon on 9/11: American literature's greatest conspiracy theorist ... - The Independent

Thomas Pynchon on 9/11: American literature's greatest conspiracy theorist ... - The Independent | Literature & Writing | Scoop.it
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Thomas Pynchon on 9/11: American literature's greatest conspiracy theorist ...
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... was on the staff of The Cornell Writer.
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O-Issue 2013: Student Journalism - The Chicago Maroon

O-Issue 2013: Student Journalism
The Chicago Maroon
Writing your heart out has never been easier. Here's a list of some (other) notable publications. ...
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WG Sebald's work grows even beyond the grave. Picture: Ulf Andersen Source ... - The Australian

WG Sebald's work grows even beyond the grave. Picture: Ulf Andersen Source ... - The Australian | Literature & Writing | Scoop.it
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Postmodernism and Sumo Wrestlers: An Interview with Joseph McElroy - VICE

Postmodernism and Sumo Wrestlers: An Interview with Joseph McElroy - VICE | Literature & Writing | Scoop.it
Postmodernism and Sumo Wrestlers: An Interview with Joseph McElroy
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I was fortunate enough to really enjoy teaching.
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