It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new”
Like a Woman Debra Busman's novel, "Like a Woman," follows Taylor, a teenage girl growing up on the streets of L.A. Taylor comes from poverty and knows one thing best — how to steal. When life with a union-organizer
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Oh hey, Aunt Gertrude, here's some sexed-up Dickens for you! First she helped us establish the commandments for a kick-ass book club, then she introduced us to her favorite classics and "issues" books.
The next two months are chockablock with excellent books by award winners like Kazuo Ishiguro, Steven Millhauser, and Amelia Gray. They discuss why they write fiction and which rules to break -- spoiler
While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt’s life, it wasn’t until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt’s vision was gradually