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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Could you tell your favorite fairy tale in a new way on the spot? We challenged some of the authors of A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, a new East and South Asian retelling anthology, to try! We would definitely read Three Little Quokkas. Find out more about A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Subscribe to Epic Reads: Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are… Read Article →

TERRANCE IN PARIS - episode 2 "At John Baxter's apartment"

TERRANCE IN PARIS – episode 2 "At John Baxter's apartment"

Episode 2 from the new show “Terrance in Paris”. Meet John Baxter, american writer based in Paris. Author of The Most Beautiful Walks in the World and also one of the greatest book collector in the world. Terrance interviews John about his love for Paris and his passion for ancient books, such as this first edition of The Great Gatsby he keeps on his shelf. Terrance Gelenter, American journalist, writer,… Read Article →

K. Langloh Parker - Australian Legendary Tales: Wirreenun The Rainmaker

K. Langloh Parker – Australian Legendary Tales: Wirreenun The Rainmaker

Catherine Eliza Somerville Stow (May 1, 1856 – March 27, 1940), who wrote as K. Langloh Parker, was a South Australian born writer who lived in northern New South Wales in the late nineteenth century. She is best known for recording the stories of the Ualarai around her. Her testimony is one of the best accounts of the beliefs and stories of an Aboriginal people in north-west New South Wales… Read Article →

K. Langloh Parker - Australian Legendary Tales: Deereeree The Wagtail, And The Rainbow

K. Langloh Parker – Australian Legendary Tales: Deereeree The Wagtail, And The Rainbow

Catherine Eliza Somerville Stow (May 1, 1856 – March 27, 1940), who wrote as K. Langloh Parker, was a South Australian born writer who lived in northern New South Wales in the late nineteenth century. She is best known for recording the stories of the Ualarai around her. Her testimony is one of the best accounts of the beliefs and stories of an Aboriginal people in north-west New South Wales… Read Article →

K. Langloh Parker - Australian Legendary Tales: Goonur, The Woman-Doctor

K. Langloh Parker – Australian Legendary Tales: Goonur, The Woman-Doctor

Catherine Eliza Somerville Stow (May 1, 1856 – March 27, 1940), who wrote as K. Langloh Parker, was a South Australian born writer who lived in northern New South Wales in the late nineteenth century. She is best known for recording the stories of the Ualarai around her. Her testimony is one of the best accounts of the beliefs and stories of an Aboriginal people in north-west New South Wales… Read Article →

K. Langloh Parker - Australian Legendary Tales: Mayrah, The Wind That Blows The Winter Away

K. Langloh Parker – Australian Legendary Tales: Mayrah, The Wind That Blows The Winter Away

Catherine Eliza Somerville Stow (May 1, 1856 – March 27, 1940), who wrote as K. Langloh Parker, was a South Australian born writer who lived in northern New South Wales in the late nineteenth century. She is best known for recording the stories of the Ualarai around her. Her testimony is one of the best accounts of the beliefs and stories of an Aboriginal people in north-west New South Wales… Read Article →

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

William Shakespeare Explained In 5 Questions

Often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world literature. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose plays—written in the late 16th and early 17th centuries for a small repertory theatre—are now performed and read more often and in more countries than ever before. MORE — ~~~ Encyclopaedia Britannica… Read Article →

Boris Johnson, "The Churchill Factor"

Boris Johnson, "The Churchill Factor"

Fifty years after Churchill’s death, the leader’s actions continue to shape the world. In his survey of this multi-talented politician, military strategist, and writer, Johnson, the mayor of London since 2008 and himself a former journalist and author of the inimitable Johnson’s Life of London, argues that history can be made by strong individuals not impersonal forces. Founded by Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade in 1984, Politics & Prose Bookstore… Read Article →

Redemption Falls

Redemption Falls

Visit to watch more videos about your favorite authors and books. Redemption Falls is a Dickensian tale of war and forgiveness, of strangers in a strange land, of love put to the ultimate test. Packed with music, balladry, poetry, and storytelling, this is “a vivid mosaic of a vast country driven wild by war” (Irish Independent), containing “moments of sustained brilliance which in psychological truth and realism make Daniel Defoe… Read Article →

Feels Like Yesterday - American Authors - Lyric Video

Feels Like Yesterday – American Authors – Lyric Video

“Feels Like Yesterday” I came across a torn up photograph You looked amazing shot in white and black But now its been so long since we fell apart I’ve tried to vision what it’d be like now If we had both tried,tried to work things out We grew so worn and tired, did we give up way too fast Because we had some good times, But they don’t last forever… Read Article →

Growth of Black Authors - BLAKADEMIK

Growth of Black Authors – BLAKADEMIK

S01E05: There has been a noticeable increase in books published by black authors and writers in 2018. Why is that? What’s changed? And why is it important? We’re joined by Raifa Rafiq from literacy review podcast, Mostly Lit, author and artist, Kirsty Latoya and Nicolas Tyrell from music and culture Dats Podcast join for this debate. #Authors #Diversity #ItsAllBlakademik Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Executive Producer /Creator; Jordan Jarrett-Bryan Director; Francis Kunlay… Read Article →

David Pablo Cohn: "Eight in Three Weeks, and Other Early Stories" | Talks at Google

David Pablo Cohn: "Eight in Three Weeks, and Other Early Stories" | Talks at Google

“Eight in Three Weeks, and Other Early Stories” – Fiction by former Google “Instigator at Large” Award-winning author David Pablo Cohn’s left Google in 2013 to “try just making stuff up”; Eight in Three Weeks represents his debut collection of short stories. By turns understated, harrowing, humorous, and mysterious, these stories reveal Cohn’s capacity for inhabiting and revealing the consciousness of an unusually wide range of characters. Women, men, and… Read Article →

David Rakoff's Novel in Verse

David Rakoff's Novel in Verse

From the incomparable David Rakoff comes a poignant, beautiful, witty and wise novel in verse that spans the 20th Century. David Rakoff, who died earlier this year, built a deserved reputation as one of the finest and funniest essayists of our time. Written with humour, sympathy and tenderness, this intricately woven novel proves him to be the master of an altogether different art form. Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die; Cherish, Perish… Read Article →

Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory

Join bestselling author Philippa Gregory for a free live web event on Sunday, September 16 at 7pm (UK) or 2pm (US – EDT). Visit to register to become part of the audience. Visit to watch more videos about your favorite authors and books! The Boleyn Inheritance is a novel drawn tight as a lute string about a court ruled by the gallows and three women whose positions brought them wealth,… Read Article →

The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

Visit to watch more videos about your favorite books and authors. When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family¹s ambitious plots as the king¹s interest… Read Article →