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Classic Literature Meets Modern Teen Drama In ‘By The Book’

In Amanda Sellet’s charming young adult romance, a teenage bookworm transfers to the local public high school and discovers that the literary classics she lives…

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These ‘Little Eyes’ Watch The World Burn

In her new novel, Samanta Schweblin gives everyone in the world a little critter that’s basically a Furby with a webcam — naturally, this does…

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Has one of the deadliest plane crashes been largely forgotten?

The nation’s second deadliest plane crash happened two months after 9/11. Many have forgotten—but not the Dominican community, who suffered profound losses. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/grief-forgotten-plane-crash-elizabeth-acevedo-s-clap-when-you-n1201321 Droolin’…

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Luis Sepulveda: Chilean writer and outspoken opponent of the Pinochet regime

He was jailed and tortured but in exile forged an international reputation for his writing and activism Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/luis-sepulveda-death-writer-chile-pinochet-age-cause-coronavirus-a9486336.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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‘How To Feed A Dictator’ Spills The Beans On Five Strongmen

For his new book, Witold Szablowski tracked down the chefs who fed autocrats like Pol Pot, Enver Hoxha and Idi Amin. He says the book…

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Elvis Costello Shares Personal Essay Honoring John Prine

The songwriting legend John Prine died last week. Even before Prine passed away, when the news came out that he was sick with coronavirus, Prine’s…

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Fake F Scott Fitzgerald 'quarantine' letter goes viral amid coronavirus lockdown

Singer David Crosby and writer Joyce Carol Oates were among those to fall victim to the fake note Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/f-scott-fitzgerald-quarantine-letter-fake-spanish-flu-coronavirus-a9431476.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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‘Tigers, Not Daughters’ Is Haunting — With Or Without A Ghost

In Samantha Mabry’s new novel, three prickly sisters are haunted, maybe literally, by their fourth, who’s died in an accident. She has a message for…

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George R.R. Martin Is Social Distancing in Westeros

The author says he’s been writing daily while isolating to avoid Covid-19, raising fans’ hopes that he might complete *Winds of Winter*.  Source: https://www.wired.com/story/george-r-r-martin-social-distancing-writing/ Droolin’…

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World Poetry Day: 28 of the most powerful poetry lines ever written

Featuring selected works from the likes of TS Eliot, Pablo Neruda, Margaret Atwood, Walt Whitman and Wilfred Owen Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/world-poetry-day-most-powerful-lines-ts-eliot-pablo-neruda-margaret-atwood-walt-whitman-wilfred-owen-a9133691.html Indie Brew found this story…

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28 powerful literary quotes to inspire you in 2020

Whether it’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s observations on race in ‘Americanah’ or Jules Verne on solitude in ‘The Mysterious Island’ – the best works of fiction…

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