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Mary Norris on "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen" at 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Mary Norris on "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen" at 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Mary Norris talks with host Rich Fahle about her new book, Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker’s copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a… Read Article →

Amy Wilentz on "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti" at the 2016 AWP Book Fair

Amy Wilentz on "Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti" at the 2016 AWP Book Fair

Amy Wilentz talks with Rich Fahle about on her latest, Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER A foreign correspondent on a simple story becomes, over time and in the pages of this book, a lover of Haiti, pursuing the heart of this beautiful and confounding land into its darkest corners and brightest clearings. Farewell, Fred Voodoo is a… Read Article →

Ada Limon on "Bright Dead Things" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Ada Limon on "Bright Dead Things" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Ada Limon talks with Rich Fahle about her novel, Bright Dead Things, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER Bright Dead Things examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately “disorderly, and marvelous, and ours.” A book of bravado and introspection, of 21st… Read Article →

Helen MacDonald on "H Is For Hawk" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Helen MacDonald on "H Is For Hawk" at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Helen MacDonald talks with host Rich Fahle about her latest book, H Is For Hawk, at the 2016 AWP Conference and Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, Helen had never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk, but in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral… Read Article →

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1/2

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1/2

A House to Let audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812 — 1870), Wilkie Collins (1824 — 1889), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 — 1865), Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 — 1864). A House to Let is a novella originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens’ Household Words magazine. Each of the contributors wrote a chapter (stories within a story, and in the case of Adelaide Anne Procter, as a story in… Read Article →

Lois Lowry on "Looking Back: A Book of Memories" at 2016 National Book Festival

Lois Lowry on "Looking Back: A Book of Memories" at 2016 National Book Festival

Host Rich Fahle talks with Lois Lowry on her latest book, “Looking Back: A Book of Memories. FROM THE PUBLISHER: In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry’s writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her own—her life. This new edition features a… Read Article →

Holly Robinson Peete & Ryan Peete on "Same But Different" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Holly Robinson Peete & Ryan Peete on "Same But Different" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Patt Morrison interviews Holly Robinson Peete, author of “Same But Different”and special guest Ryan Peete at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. Women authors, nonfiction, juvenile literature, family, autistic children, autism hi everyone thank you for coming today a sunny day compared to yesterday this is the first time I've ever read a book written by three people and it was such an engaging and charming book and I… Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 5

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 5

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

Immortal India Book Launch With Master Class Author Amish | Book Out Now

Immortal India Book Launch With Master Class Author Amish | Book Out Now

Immortal India Book Launch With Master Class Author Amish | Book Out Now Watch More Exclusive Celebrity News here : ——————————- Download Our App ——————————- Android:- iOS:- ————- Website ————- ——————————————— Connect us on Social Media ——————————————— Facebook:- Twitter:- Instagram:- Category Entertainment License Standard YouTube License [Música] y en él turismo muy mal es necesario al comprender destino es más los grupos muchas vidas después tucumán es de adolescente [Música]… Read Article →

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories. P. G. WODEHOUSE (1881 – 1975) SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL: – Try Audible and Get 2 Free Audiobooks: (Affiliate Link) – Buy in our store: (Affiliate Link) (Full audio books for everyone earns money off of the above links.) A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse’s regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being Wodehouse, all are amusing.(Summary by Wikipedia) Genre(s): Humorous Fiction… Read Article →

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 1 Max Arthur MACAULIFFE (1841 – 1913) Michael MacAuliffe (also known as Max Arthur Macauliffe) was a senior British administrator, prolific scholar and author. Macauliffe is renowned for his translation of Sikh scripture and history into English. This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. MacAuliffe… Read Article →

The African Writers Tag

The African Writers Tag

In which I say “verb classes” twice but mean “noun classes” both times. Sorry about that! Click [CC] for subtitles. This tag was created by Rashmika Likes Books (who also tagged me): Authors mentioned: Malla Nunn K. Sello Duiker André Brink Alain Mabanckou Fiston Mwanza Mujila MG Vassanji Nawal El Saadawi JM Coetzee Zakes Mda Questions: 1) Try to greet us in at least one African language. Look up some… Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (FULL Audiobook) - part 1

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (FULL Audiobook) – part 1

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales audiobook by John Charles Dent (1841-1888) The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales John Charles Dent, the author of the following remarkable stories, was born in Kendal, Westmorland, England, in 1841. His parents emigrated to Canada shortly after that event, bringing with them, of course, the youth who was afterwards to become the Canadian author and historian. Mr. Dent received his… Read Article →

Books by African American Authors

Books by African American Authors

Closing out my celebration of Black History Month by reviewing the 7 books I read that were written by African American Authors. [Note: I wrongly state that The Hate U Give is 700 pages. The audiobook is 700 minutes long; the book is 469 pages.] The Golden Man Booker Prize: Follow me on: Goodreads: Twitter: Instagram: I have not been sponsored to make this video and, unless stated otherwise, all… Read Article →

18 Great Books You Probably Haven't Read

18 Great Books You Probably Haven't Read

In which John shares 18 of his favorite books that aren’t wildly popular bestsellers. CLICK SHOW MORE TO GET THE BOOKS: 1. This Bloody Mary is the Last Thing I Own by Jonathan Rendall: 2. One of Us by Alice Dreger: 3. Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks: 4. The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green by Joshua Braff: 5. Thirsty by MT Anderson: 6. Boy Proof by Cecil… Read Article →

eSpark Learning: Connecting Ideas in Nonfiction Texts Instructional Video (5.RI.3)

eSpark Learning: Connecting Ideas in Nonfiction Texts Instructional Video (5.RI.3)

This eSpark video outlines a new learning Quest that will help students master Common Core State Standard 5.RI.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text. These videos are only one component of eSpark’s differentiated learning platform – there’s so much more! We help teachers differentiate reading and math with… Read Article →

Superhero Secrets: Mariel Hemingway, Author of 'Out Came The Sun'

Superhero Secrets: Mariel Hemingway, Author of 'Out Came The Sun'

Mariel Hemingway, author of ‘Out Came The Sun’ and ‘Invisible Girl’, as well as granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, shares her #SuperheroSecrets on how she’s looked back upon her family, how she’s dealing with that legacy and what she REALLY thinks about having Ernest Hemingway as a grandfather. More about her latest books and her story here: hello I am mariel hemingway and I am currently working on promoting two Oaks… Read Article →