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10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

Nobody’s Ever Ready: Snow in Poetry, Fiction, and Film

Snow is story. Snow can be an interruption and annoyance, but it is difficult to not appreciate a child’s awe for the white flakes. Snow clogs and …

22 Decorating Secrets Only The Pros Know — Until Now

Throw everything you thought you knew out the window.<p>Some people have a natural eye for design, but we're more in the camp of those who can't do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes. And even then, expectations don't always meet reality. …

Wall Art

7 Simple Ways To Welcome Holiday Guests

Expert tips on how to make your guests feel at home this holiday season.<p>Eight designers, chefs, and entertainers extraordinaire share tips on making guests feel welcome over the holiday season.

32 Things That Will Make You Feel All Warm And Fuzzy Inside

Get cozy!

Snowstorms

5 Design Pros (and Moms) Share Their Organizing Tips for Every Room

Real-life moms share their tips for every room.<p>An interior design, a blogger, a professional organizer, and more experts — who also happen to be real-life moms — share simple ways to bring order to every room.

Personal Organizing

10 Second How To: Making Yarn Dryer Balls

For today’s installment of <i>10 Second How Tos</i>, we teamed up again with Common Good to share a simple but amazingly effective household tip—making your …

Coraline , by Neil Gaiman: The First Decade

<i>Coraline</i> (2002)<p><i>Coraline</i> (2012; UK)<p>Classic books get to celebrate significant birthdays with shiny new editions these days: Anthony Burgess's <i>A Clockwork Orange, 50th Anniversary Edition</i>; Margaret Mitchell's <i>Gone With The Wind, 75th Anniversary Edition</i>. Neil Gaiman's <i>Coraline</i> has only recently turned …

10 Dazzling Debut Novels To Pick Up Right Now

<i>Amazed by the abundance of high-quality first-time fiction, we share our instant favorites.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Dazzling Debut Novels To Pick Up Right Now<p><i>Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter</i> .

“The process becomes an appropriation of language rather than an effort to make sense. At some point, I had to work through the idea that there would always be holes in the story of this notebook; that I could never collect everything that happened, and that furthermore, that wasn’t at all the point. Learning to love and accept what doesn’t make its way into my notebook is a matter of making peace with the physical limitations of writing.” Part two from Sarah Gerard on keeping a notebook: http://tpr.ly/19QjMlV.

Completion Is Perfection: 75 Vintage Dust Jackets of Classic Books

Looking at a beautifully designed book cover is one thing, but if you only get the front, you aren’t getting the whole story. Older book covers …

Books

“People ask a lot of their books. They want them to be amazing, they want them to be cheap, they want them the moment they walk through my door. I often feel like a kind of carnival showman, flashing bright colors in front of the customer, hoping something catches their eye.” The latest installment of Kelly McMaster’s Notes from the Bookshop: http://tpr.ly/17kqkJb.

“The Bone Season”: A dystopian thriller that delivers

A young author’s debut novel about a near-future penal colony for clairvoyants is the ideal late-summer treat<p>Laura Miller<p>August 25, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>There's time for one last gulpable summer novel before the season ends, and the perfect candidate presents itself in Samantha Shannon's "The Bone …

The Man Behind The Historic Implosion Of The Ex-Gay Movement

Alan Chambers wasn’t just the leader of Exodus International, he was also a member. When he shut down the ministry network this summer, foes and allies alike debated whether this was a tipping point for conservative Christians’ acceptance of homosexuality or merely a symptom of his own inability to …

LGBTQI

Framing Devices in World War II Books

When I sat down to write this article, it was for my usual reason: something had annoyed me and I wanted to grouch about it to as many people as …

Literary And Mainstream Novels: What's The Difference?

<i>From Writer's Relief staff:</i><p>The guidelines for literary and mainstream fiction often differ from those of popular fiction such as romance novels, fantasy novels, crimes novels, etc. Although the guidelines for submitting literary and mainstream novels are similar, the content of the work is very …

“The obsessive, delusional side of fantasy role-playing”: From Dungeons and Dragons to live-action role playing

I’m a Dungeons & Dragons fan, but live-action role playing sounded like too much. And then I tried it<p>August 18, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>For a long time, [my friend] Morgan had been talking up something called Otherworld, an “adventure weekend” held every fall at a 4-H camp in Connecticut. Attendees dress …

'The Bone Season': Could This Be The Next Harry Potter? Maybe!

Samantha Shannon is being touted as the new J. K. Rowling. She's 21, a fresh graduate of Oxford, where she was a student when she wrote <i>The Bone Season</i>, the first in a projected seven-novel urban fantasy series. She's got a film deal with the new London studio set up by Andy Serkis of Lord of the …

52 Books in 52 Weeks, Week 33: The Ugly Cry -- Part Two

Week 33's read for 52 books in 52 weeks was JoJo Moyes' <i>Me Before You.</i><p>Set in a small town in England, the book tells the story of Lou Clark, a woman in her twenties who loses her job and ends up working as a personal aid to Will Traynor, a former golden boy who is now confined to a wheelchair as a …

Home Hacking: Adding Mirrors for Light, Glamour & Illusion

Can you spot the trick here? Stylist Sasa Antic cleverly added a strip of mirror to a section of wall in his very small kitchen, and instantly made …

40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

<i>By Leigh Newman</i><p><i>The manual for making your first four decades the most joyful, wise and stress-free of your life.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

The 25 Best Websites for Literature Lovers

It’s an interesting relationship that book lovers have with the Internet: most would rather read a physical book than something on an iPad or Kindle, …

Gillian Flynn on her bestseller Gone Girl and accusations of misogyny

The force that propels the reader through Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn's almost unpleasantly gripping psychological thriller about a marriage turned …

Beyond Lonely Planet: top 10 quirky UK guidebooks

Cities need guides. They're confusing, noisy, jumbled places. "No two people live in the same city," writes Rebecca Solnit in her book Infinite City. …

buecher-magazin.de | Interview: Über schlechte Übersetzer und ihre Opfer - Kürzer. Schneller. Besser. Harry!

Über schlechte Übersetzer und ihre Opfer<p>Kürzer. Schneller. Besser. Harry!<p><b>Als Übersetzer, Schriftsteller, Kolumnist und Hörbuchsprecher kennt Harry</b> …