Florence Osmund writes layered novels centered on characters trying to find home in a literal…
Recently 1984 by George Orwell popped into my mind, perhaps because I needed to understand what I was witnessing in the first months of 2017, or at least make an attempt to understand.
This memoir shines a light on what’s possible, and hidden inside her story is a map showing a way to accomplish one’s dream—even the most unlikely and impossible dream.
Maria Savva’s fiction expertly weaves moral ambiguities, deep-seated memories, and modern challenges into contemporary storytelling.
The books on a bookshelf can hold memories of a lived life — many dreams, the places visited, a childhood, and adulthood.
Sometimes writing a novel takes a winding, unexpected path. For author Piper Templeton, that path included Hurricane Katrina and picking up the pieces.
Author Glenn Schiffman on reading as a writer. As he notes, “Fiction is not just a simulator of a social experience; it is a social experience.”
Reading is like exercise. You have to practice it. Call it the sit-down practice of exercising your mental and emotional acuities.
Books have allowed me the privilege of traveling around the world to lands both real and imagined, and to soar through the skies and into the cosmos.
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