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O-bakanaru ‘She’d never understood why people needed to sleep. To her, sleep seemed to be a punishment, an impossible obligation.’ Heart and Soul in Every Stitch My mother refers to it as my ‘nice Japanese bag’, which is accurate, but also tinged with irony . . .’ Spider Lilies ‘"They’re called shibitobana. Dead man’s flower," my grandfather mumbled.’ Hush. . .

Usbek et Rica: beau et bon à la fois » Article » OWNI, Digital Journalism La soucoupe est sous le charme d'un nouveau magazine papier. Usbek et Rica est un projet ambitieux qui dénote dans le paysage de la presse française. Présentation et article en exclusivité. Undergraduate Writing Program at Columbia University The MFA program in creative writing at Columbia University's School of the Arts offers concentrations in fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction, and features a curriculum driven by a rigorous approach to literary instruction, and a faculty that is deeply committed to the work of its students. We seek students looking to deepen their artistic practice, who want to participate in a thriving, diverse community of writers. Our workshops, master classes, seminars, and lectures are created for writers by writers who discuss student work and examine literature from a practitioner's perspective. We draw fully on the cultural resources of Columbia University--its faculty, libraries, archives, scholarly centers, diverse students, and wealth of facilities, and our stunning and ever-growing list of accomplished alumni attests to the depth and seriousness of our program.

Tattered Cover Read & Feed February: Love it or loathe it. Don’t gobblefunk around with words. Celebrate your freedom to read with us. Don’t be Absurd. Read Banned Books freely. Vintage ads promoting reading. Amazon Buys Goodreads For Undisclosed Sum NEW YORK — Inc., the world's biggest online retailer that got its start in bookselling, has agreed to buy book recommendations site Goodreads. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Amazon said Thursday that it "shares a passion for reinventing reading," with Goodreads. "Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world," said Russ Grandinetti, vice president of Kindle content for Amazon.

Allen & Unwin - The Friday Pitch **Please note that the Allen & Unwin office will be closed from 24 December 2014 to 5 January 2015. No submissions will be assessed during this time.** Allen & Unwin know how difficult it can be for writers to get their work in front of publishers, which is why we’ve been running our innovative and pioneering Friday Pitch service for the last 6 years.

Avec Usbek & Rica, le "mook" s'impose comme nouveau format Couverture de Usbek & Rica. Un trimestriel, vendu en librairies et Relay, environ 200 pages abondamment illustrées pour 15 euros... La formule vous dit quelque chose ? Après XXI , le magazine-livre (magazine-book, ou « mook », une expression venue du Japon) Usbek & Rica débarque dans les rayons avec comme guides les deux personnages des « Lettres persanes » de Montesquieu. Entre actu, uchronie et utopie, le mélange fonctionne plutôt bien. La Petite Zine - Issue 26

Table of Contents - Magazine The Thirteenth Amendment forbade slavery and involuntary servitude, “except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” Crops stretch to the horizon. Black bodies pepper the landscape, hunched over as they work the fields. Books Getting Published Scam alert! We have become aware of some online activity encouraging people to pay to be included in our publications. While we are always looking for new and fresh ideas, we do not send unsolicited emails or place advertisements asking for contributors to pay to be included in books published by us. If you think you have been the subject of one of these scams we encourage you to report the scam through the ACCC's SCAM Watch site at

Les librairies, un nouveau réseau de distribution pour les journaux? Une alternative aux kiosques à journaux engorgés par les multiples lancements de nouveaux titres de presse? Jeudi, une nouvelle revue trimestrielle, Usbek & Rica, doit être lancée. Une revue haut de gamme, vendue 15 euros, qui mêle reportages, analyses, portfolios, BD et nouvelles. Son menu est prolixe: on louvoie entre sujets dédiés à la vie numérique et la prospective («2050, tous immortels?» - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More Books Berlusconi’s So-Called Bunga-Bunga Life By Barbie Latza Nadeau In a new authorized biography, ‘My Way,’ there’s an ‘awestruck’ Putin, the sick joke he and Gaddafi made famous—and the Italian playboy PM who remains as slippery as ever. Keep Reading