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Response: Literature Can Be a 'Gateway for Understanding Everything'

Several educators - Nancy Steineke, Sean McComb, Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, Bill Himmele and Pérsida Himmele - provide suggestions on how to …

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

11 Writing Tips That Will Change Your Life

by Marcy McKayThere seems to be two different camps regarding the writing process. One adheres to a strict regime of rules and writing tips to …

This Is Where I Leave You

Because book lovers know the real joy of seeing a movie is....having read the novel or memoir first.<p>Gone Girl<p>By Gillian Flynn<p>432 pages; …

Inspiration For Designing A Writer’s Home

Susan Sontag on Storytelling, What It Means to Be a Moral Human Being, and Her Piercing Advice to Writers

“Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world.”<p><b>Susan Sontag</b> (January 16, 1933–December 28, 2004) spent a lifetime contemplating the role of writing in both the inner world of the writer and outer universe of readers, which we call culture — from her prolific essays and talks …

Literature

Yemen: Air strike kills at least 40 people at camp, say aid workers

As Saudi Arabia continues its air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, aid workers claim a strike has killed at least 40 people.<p>Yemen’s state news agency, which is under control of the Houthis, said the northern Haradh camp for displaced people was hit by Saudi planes.<p>But the country’s foreign …

Middle East