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Marcel Proust Biography - Valentine Louis Georges Eugène Marcel was born in Auteuil, Paris into an upper middle class family on July His father was a well known Marcel Proust, Proust Quotes, Swann's Way, France Culture, Famous Poets, Samuel Beckett, Extroverted Introvert, Portraits, Coincidences

Marcel Proust | Biography, Books and Facts

Marcel Proust Biography - Valentine Louis Georges Eugène Marcel was born in Auteuil, Paris into an upper middle class family on July 10, 1871. His father was a well known

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love: The Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan Shave Her Head, Gina Rodriguez, World Literature, Marriage Proposals, Tossed, Have Time, Happy Life, This Book, Lemon

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love: The Better Mother by Jen Sookfong Lee Jen Lee, Nobel Prize In Literature, Gina Rodriguez, Story Writer, World Literature, Best Mother, Good Things, Reading, Books

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Late Nights on Air (Book) : Hay, Elizabeth : A collection of lost souls find themselves working at the Yellowknife CBC radio station in the summer of 1975 amidst change which threatens the northern environment and the native way of life. Great Books, My Books, Alice Hoffman, House On The Rock, Canoe Trip, Late Nights, Bestselling Author, Book Worms, Books

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Read "The Boys in the Trees" by Mary Swan available from Rakuten Kobo. A tragic event sends a small town reeling in Mary Swan's brilliant, Scotiabank Giller-nominated The Boys in the Trees, a. Nobel Prize In Literature, Story Writer, World Literature, University Of Toronto, Penguin Random House, In The Tree, Small Towns, Swan, Good Books

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love: Monoceros by Suzette Mayr World Literature, First Novel, Memory Books, Previous Year, Book Title, Book Review, Short Stories, My Books, Fiction

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Dear Life (Alice Munro - Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature) - 平易近人也可以是永恆的經典。 Best Books To Read, Good Books, New York Times, Simple Twist Of Fate, Alice Munro, Great Short Stories, Nobel Prize In Literature, Story Writer, Book Of Life

Nobel-Worthy: Munro and 7 Other Canadian Women Writers You'll Love

Back in September, David Gilmour, an award-winning author and literature professor at the University of Toronto, drew fire for saying he's "not interested in teaching books by women." And, not surprisingly, the virtual backlash was almost palpable. He's since apologized, saying, "To suggest for a second that women writers are in any way inferior, or French writers are, is just lunacy and I never would have dreamt of saying that." But that faux pas sure didn't win him any fans. Fate must…

Buy A Mind at Peace by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar, Erdag Goknar and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Blind Owl, Reza Aslan, Gina Rodriguez, World Literature, Literary Fiction, In The Flesh, Archipelago, Istanbul, Kindle

Kickstart the Reading Revolution! Archipelago Books

Autumn—with its longer nights and pumpkin spice lattes—invites cozying up with a good book. What perfect timing. Here I chatted with Kendall Storey, Associate Editor and Publicist at Archipelago Books, about their Kickstarter to bring you Karl Ove Knausgaard's "My Struggle" in hardcover. Never mind good books—this is a great one. This month, Flavorwire named Archipelago Books among its "25 Independent Presses That Prove This Is the Golden Age of Indie Publishing" for a good reason. Each…

Sarajevo Marlboro by Miljenko Jergovic Zadie Smith, Retirement Cards, Teacher Retirement, Literary Genre, Gina Rodriguez, Architecture Life, World Literature, Perfect Timing, Archipelago

Kickstart the Reading Revolution! Archipelago Books

Autumn—with its longer nights and pumpkin spice lattes—invites cozying up with a good book. What perfect timing. Here I chatted with Kendall Storey, Associate Editor and Publicist at Archipelago Books, about their Kickstarter to bring you Karl Ove Knausgaard's "My Struggle" in hardcover. Never mind good books—this is a great one. This month, Flavorwire named Archipelago Books among its "25 Independent Presses That Prove This Is the Golden Age of Indie Publishing" for a good reason. Each…

Read "Blinding" by Mircea Cartarescu available from Rakuten Kobo. Part visceral dream-memoir, part fictive journey through a hallucinatory Bucharest, Mircea Cărtărescu’s Blinding was one. Good Books, Books To Read, Zombie Army, American Fighter, World Literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Popular Books, Reading Challenge, Archipelago

Kickstart the Reading Revolution! Archipelago Books

Autumn—with its longer nights and pumpkin spice lattes—invites cozying up with a good book. What perfect timing. Here I chatted with Kendall Storey, Associate Editor and Publicist at Archipelago Books, about their Kickstarter to bring you Karl Ove Knausgaard's "My Struggle" in hardcover. Never mind good books—this is a great one. This month, Flavorwire named Archipelago Books among its "25 Independent Presses That Prove This Is the Golden Age of Indie Publishing" for a good reason. Each…

Buy A Time for Everything by James Anderson, Karl Ove Knausgaard and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Wings Of Desire, James Anderson, Gina Rodriguez, World Literature, Penguin Random House, Archipelago, The Guardian, Book Recommendations, Kitsch

Kickstart the Reading Revolution! Archipelago Books

Autumn—with its longer nights and pumpkin spice lattes—invites cozying up with a good book. What perfect timing. Here I chatted with Kendall Storey, Associate Editor and Publicist at Archipelago Books, about their Kickstarter to bring you Karl Ove Knausgaard's "My Struggle" in hardcover. Never mind good books—this is a great one. This month, Flavorwire named Archipelago Books among its "25 Independent Presses That Prove This Is the Golden Age of Indie Publishing" for a good reason. Each…

Read "Wrecked" by Charlotte Roche available from Rakuten Kobo. A “hauntingly disarming” novel of a troubled woman obsessed with being the perfect wife and lover by the international b. The Dressmaker Rosalie Ham, Nicholson Baker, Hannah Kent, The Casual Vacancy, Wild Cheryl Strayed, Erik Larson, Station Eleven, Emma Donoghue, Jonathan Franzen

German Books You Should Be Reading

German Books You Should Be Reading: Wrecked by Charlotte Roche (nice cover)

Read "In Times of Fading Light A Novel" by Eugen Ruge available from Rakuten Kobo. An enthrallingly expansive family saga set against the backdrop of the collapse of East German communism, from a major n. New Books, Books To Read, Socialist State, Gina Rodriguez, World Literature, University Of Minnesota, What To Read, Historical Fiction, Upcoming Events

German Books You Should Be Reading

German Books You Should Be Reading: In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge

Buy Funeral for a Dog: A Novel by Ross Benjamin, Thomas Pletzinger and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! John Irving, Gina Rodriguez, Books You Should Read, World Literature, Carnival Themes, Haruki Murakami, Lugano, Book Authors, Paperback Books

German Books You Should Be Reading

German Books You Should Be Reading: Funeral for a Dog

A strong proponent of Dada, Samuel Rosenstock was born into a Jewish family in Romania. He published his first poem under the name "Tristan Tzara" in 1915 while studying philosophy in Zurich. "Tzara" is Romanian for land. Dada Manifesto, I Love Books, My Books, Romeo Montague, Tristan Tzara, Gina Rodriguez, Pen Name, Old Names, World Literature

What's in a Name? 11 Writers Whose Pen Names Drew Fame

In Shakespeare's beloved play, Juliet argues that Romeo's Montague background has nothing to do with who he is: "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Yet the senseless fighting between these two households challenges that naïve notion: names matter. And who better understands the nuances of words than writers? Many writers have used pen names when they published. Not all of them were locked in Capulet-Montague-style scenarios. Some of these writers changed their names to make a…