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By Annie Proulx. (Scribner, $32.) Tracing two families and their part in the destruction of the world’s forests, Proulx’s latest novel is a tale of long-term, shortsighted greed. BEFORE THE FALL. By Noah Hawley. Sign in. American Writers. 40 Excellent Short Stories For Middle School. Middle school is a funny place.

Students can be mature and insightful one minute, obtuse and petulant the next. Yet even the most resistant scholar will enjoy a good story. The 40 stories below are sometimes surprising, other times hair-raising. They are all guaranteed to raise questions and instigate discussions in your classroom that can lead to meaningful dialogues about what really matters in the lives of your students. All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury | Short Story Unit | Short Story Unit on TpTAmigo Brothers by Piri ThomasThe Scholarship Jacket by Marta SalinasIcarus and Daedalus by Josephine Preston PeabodyFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeysHarrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Raymond’s Run by Toni Cade BambaraRules of the Game by Amy TanThe Monkey’s Paw by W.W. Copyright notice: These stories are published on sites other than and NONE of them are excerpted or quoted in MWE-created materials.

Related 21 Scary Halloween Short Stories For Middle School. BOOKSTORE. Welcome, Fellow Storytellers and Librarians!


Curious about our work? Our books are written by writers, for writers. Our goal is to help you become stronger storytellers while making the writing process a bit easier. Mystery. Dyslexia friendly books. 10 of the best books set in London. ‘Shame and Wonder,’ by David Searcy. Photo.

‘Shame and Wonder,’ by David Searcy

Wired for Books MP3 Page by Don Swaim on Free Audio Download. Here's a list of some of the people Swaim interviews: Douglas Adams, Maya Angelou, Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, Judy Blume, Ray Bradbury, William F.

Wired for Books MP3 Page by Don Swaim on Free Audio Download

Buckley, Anthony Burgess, William Burroughs, Raymond Carver, Joan Didion, E. L. Doctorow, Bret Easton Ellis, Joseph Heller, John Irving, Erica Jong, Garrison Keillor, Norman Mailer, Joyce Carol Oates, Amy Tan, Studs Turkel, John Updike, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Elie Wiesel, and hundreds more. Just click to the MP3 page and remember to download these files by right-clicking on the Download File link and selecting Save Target As... Then it will allow you to download the file to an assigned place on your computer. Listen to the voices of many of the best writers of the English language. Wired for Books is proud to make these important recordings publicly available in their entirety for the first time. Don Swaim has been a journalist, writer, and broadcaster his entire career.

Don Swaim is the author of The H.L. List of 21st-century writers. A[edit]

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Literary Periods Timeline. YA novels lists. If you like books like these: crime fiction for teens. As someone who has been reading YA for years, long before I sat down to write a book of my own, it was less of a surprise and more of a relief to read that, according to a Bowker Market Research survey published earlier in the month, 55% of buyers of YA books are over 18.

If you like books like these: crime fiction for teens

Why? I take it you're looking for an answer more profound than: because they're brilliant. It's easy to dismiss books for teenagers as books about teenagers. The Best Books: The Top 100 Novels of All Time - A contemporary list, with an international flavour and a respect for the classics, The Best Books: Top 100 Novels of All Time list contains many of the great works of fiction you'd expect, but with a few surprises to add a little spice to the collection. 1.

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Brave New World By Aldous Huxley "Aldous Huxley is the greatest 20th century writer in English. " —Chicago Tribune Aldous Huxley is rightly considered a prophetic genius and one of the most important literary and philosophical voices of the 20th Century, and Brave New World is his masterpiece. Literary Magazines and Journals Database. Writers - Literature. Culture - The 100 greatest British novels. Recommended. IRISH LITERATURE, MYTHOLOGY, FOLKLORE, AND DRAMA. Irish PlayographyIrish Writers OnlineStudy Ireland: Poetry - BBCIrish Women Writers - M.


OckerbloomThe Irish and LiteratureLyra CelticaIreland Literature Guide2002 Irish Author RoundtablePoetry Ireland / Éigse ÉireannEarly Irish Lyric Poetry - Kuno Meyer Sonnets from Ireland - E. Blomquist Colum's Anthology of Irish Verse - Medieval Celtic ManuscriptsThe Book of KellsCarmina GadelicaCELT Irish Electronic Texts Irish Writers OnlineIreland Literature ExchangeBibliography of 19th-c. Irish Literature - J.M. Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore, and religion. I Heart Intelligence FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - I Heart Intelligence. Top 10 Contemporary British Playwrights You Should Know. Caryl Churchill Fascinated with staging the complexities of female sexuality, Caryl Churchill has been penning award-winning productions since her debut as a student playwright in 1958 – catapulting her career into view with the acclaimed Downside.

Top 10 Contemporary British Playwrights You Should Know

From 1974-5, Churchill was Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court, and from here was involved with theatrical groups Monstrous Regiment and Joint Stock well into the 1980s. Churchill’s arguably greatest accomplishment is the Obie Award winning Top Girls (1983). Centred on the character of Marlene, first seen seated at a celebratory dinner taking place in the present, the plot unravels to reveal an entirely female cast representing what Sadie Jones labels a ‘female global humanity’. 10 Contemporary Plays That Should Be on Your Shelf.

Tomorrow marks the release of much beloved, left-of-center author Daniel Johnson’s new book, entitled Soul of a Whore and Purvis: Two Plays in Verse. Like many of his readers, we are most familiar with Johnson through his novels (Tree of Smoke) and short stories (Jesus’ Son), so we were psyched to jump into this new-to-us format for the author. About Blurb. As with any good idea, once it gets a little traction, others get in the game. In the past seven years, the self-publishing market has exploded. Shakespeare and Company (bookstore) Interior Shakespeare and Company is the name of two independent bookstores on Paris's Left Bank. The first was opened by Sylvia Beach on 19 November 1919 at 8 rue Dupuytren, before moving to larger premises at 12 rue de l'Odéon in the 6th arrondissement in 1922. During the 1920s, it was a gathering place for writers such as Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce and Ford Madox Ford.

It closed in 1940 during the German occupation of Paris and never re-opened. The second is situated at 37 rue de la Bûcherie, in the 5th arrondissement. Crime Fiction, Psycho-Thrillers, Murder Mysteries.

Based in Kent, England. Caffeine Nights Publishing was formed in April 2007. We produce crime, horror and contemporary fiction in paperback, eBook and apps for all digital platforms. Our goal is to provide a new business model for publishing and for authors that is greener, more sustainable and profitable for authors. We cannot and do not try to compete with large publishing houses, but we want to provide a service which differs from many independent publishers. We have high standards and our acceptance rate is low. We do not apologise for this as we have a brand to care about as well as the authors who we sign. We want to change the industry's perception of independent publishers and we can only do this by publishing high quality, exciting and engaging titles. Our output may be small but our ambition is not. Caffeine Nights Publishing has one goal and that is to produce fiction to keep the reader entertained. Reading should be a pleasurable experience. We want to make you laugh, cry, keep you on the edge of your seat, we want to frighten you and sometimes make you look into the darkest corner of your heart, but most of all we want to challenge your emotions and make you turn the page. – darrenfictionuk

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