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Blutsbrüder. BIEF - Home. Best story book ever. Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! The iconic writer scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back, and warns of a Kingsian apocalyptic scenario if inequality is not addressed in America.

Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!

Chris Christie may be fat, but he ain’t Santa Claus. In fact, he seems unable to decide if he is New Jersey’s governor or its caporegime, and it may be a comment on the coarsening of American discourse that his brash rudeness is often taken for charm. Projet A4. AP%20LITERARY%20TERMS. A Glossary of Literary Terms. Blank Verse.

A Glossary of Literary Terms

Unrhymed iambic pentameter. Shakespeare's plays are largely blank verse, as are other Renaissance plays. Blank verse was the most popular in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England. Here are some examples you likely won't see elsewhere: At last, The clouds consign their treasures to the fields, And softly shaking on the dimpled pool Prelusive drops, let all their moisture flow In large effusion o'er the freshened world. La goleada literaria de Francia y la nueva Anna Karenina del cine >> Papeles Perdidos.

eBouquin. Cairn. Codex Gigas: Devil's Bible or Just an Old Book? “La literatura latinoamericana ya ha alcanzado la mayoría de edad” Les livres rendent intelligent, pas Internet. Le livre que je n'ai pas écrit. UnitingCare Community. UnitingCare Community operates Lifeline Bookfest events throughout Queensland to help raise funds for the Lifeline 24-hour Crisis Line, Lifeline Suicide Bereavement Groups, the Lifeline post-disaster support program Community Recovery, and UnitingCare Community services across the state.

UnitingCare Community

Read more about UnitingCare Community services. Where is your closest Lifeline Bookfest? The next Bookfest events will be held on the Gold Coast (11-13 April) and Rockhampton (3-4 May). Click on the locations below to find out more! Institute for the Future of the Book. Forside - Bjørnsonfestivalen. The Book of Knighthood. Miniatures cropped from the ~1460 manuscript containing Christine Pizan's 'Épître d'Othéa' (Epistle to Hector; sometimes known as the Book of Knighthood) - Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod.

The Book of Knighthood

Bodmer 49, courtesy of the Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland [link]. Christine de Pizan (Pisan) (c.1363-1430) was raised among the nobility of Paris and pursued intensive studies in literature, history, languages and the sciences. Base de données anarchistes. Feria del Libro de Madrid. Frankfurt Book. THE COMPOSITES. Casting Study: Miami Blues For the first in this series of comparing character descriptions against actors in adaptations, The Composites will look at Miami Blues, the 1984 novel by Charles Willeford and the 1990 film starring Alec Baldwin.


Charles Willeford was unique among crime writers. His novels defied the conventions of the genre with naturalistic pacing, droll wit, and a melancholic worldview. During an exile from crime writing, Willeford self-published experimental poetry and memoir, including a book-length account of his hemorrhoidectomy, before returning to the genre with his Hoke Moseley series, the first of which is Miami Blues. Fresh out of prison and on a spree at the beginning of the novel, Junior Frenger is an engagingly rational sociopath who decides to settle down in suburban Miami—not to retire, but to rob his new neighbors while posing as Detective Moseley.

Gift guide for the book lover by Ellie on Etsy. UbuWeb. On Snobbery and Books for Grown-Ups. Joel Stein is being roundly booed as a snob for opining in a recent Times roundtable that “Adults Should Read Adult Books” and steer clear of young adult fare.

On Snobbery and Books for Grown-Ups

Maybe out of pure contrariness, I’m inclined to offer a qualified defense. It has to be qualified because, let’s face it, I’m a 33-year-old man with an extensive comic book library. I even read all the Harry Potter and Hunger Games books, and I can’t see why that’s any worse a light entertainment than watching an action movie—which takes about as long. The modern war canon - The Browser. This interview first appeared in The Browser, as part of the FiveBooks series.

The modern war canon - The Browser

Previous contributors include Paul Krugman, Woody Allen and Ian McEwan. For a daily selection of new article suggestions and FiveBooks interviews, check out The Browser or follow @TheBrowser on Twitter. Former BBC war reporter Martin Bell picks out essential reading on the Bosnia and Vietnam wars and explains why a book of poetry speaks more to him about the reality of conflict than any other writing. You were a war reporter for many years. Chinese Poems. The pleasures of rereading. It usually starts with a pretence of steeliness.

The pleasures of rereading

Not the whole thing, I'll tell myself, reaching for the ruined paperback. One chapter, a favourite passage, then I'll wedge it back in with those books begun but not yet finished; the dozens more bought or inherited that I honestly mean to open, sooner to get to all of Dickens. I'm a chronic rereader, mostly of novels, and it is a habit as coiled with guilt as it is with pleasure, because every go-round with a favourite is also another time I haven't read Bleak House. BookMooch: trade your books with other people.

Audiolibros. A new way of choosing what to read next - StumbleUpon. Gapers Block : GB Book Club : Chicago Books. Author Sun Apr 13 2014 It's safe to say that practically none of us in the U.S. are reading enough literature in translation.

Gapers Block : GB Book Club : Chicago Books

And should you protest, well: what's the last novel you read from, say, Bulgaria? Reader. 30 Books I’m Glad I Read Before 30 - StumbleUpon. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives.

30 Books I’m Glad I Read Before 30 - StumbleUpon

I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site. A medley of both fiction and nonfiction, these great reads challenged my internal status quo, opening my mind to new ideas and opportunities, and together they gave me a basic framework for living, loving, learning and working successfully. "Turing's Cathedral": Gods of the digital universe - Nonfiction. Madrid. The brilliance of speculative sci-fi - Science Fiction and Fantasy. A new way of choosing what to read next. Book recommendations from readers like you. Books you read that you weren't supposed to read. Flag this list(?) Flagging a list will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review.

We take abuse seriously in our book lists. Only flag lists that clearly need our attention. Free Classic AudioBooks. Digital narration for the 21st Century - StumbleUpon. El Butano Popular - Librepensamiento y explicaciones. LOVE ME, LOVE MY BOOKS. DEAL OR NO DEAL | July 24th 2008 luis de bethencourt/flickr Some books are so dear, so essential, that if a potential partner finds it risible, any meeting of the minds (or body) is impossible, writes Molly Flatt ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE For bibliophiles, books are relationship brokers.

Whether discovering a mutual passion for Potter on a first date, bonding over the sensuality of 18th-century Japanese yomihon, or placing a suitably literary lonely hearts ad in the London Review of Books, our romantic encounters are often dominated by the books we love. Wikibooks. In the Land of the Non-Reader. A few months ago, I stopped reading books. At night I crawl into bed and thumb my iPhone to life. I watch Star Trek: Voyager on the Netflix app. The Joy of Books.