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Ibi Zoboi’s Stunning YA Novel Will Challenge Your Notions of the American Dream

With every heated discussion about new immigration legislation, what’s often lost in the conversation are the incredible stories of the immigrants who have made America their home. This narrative gets top billing in Ibi Zoboi’s <i>American Street,</i> a gorgeous glimpse at life in Detroit as a young …

Books

Blood, bookworms, bosoms and bottoms: the secret life of libraries

Their history is full of remarkable discoveries that go well beyond the books themselves – they contain our flesh, our souls and ourselves<p>I recently had the privilege of circling the world to write a book about libraries. My timing was excellent: after a short-lived e-books scare, physical books …

Modern Poetry: A Free Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Langdon Hammer, this course offers an introduction to Modern Poetry. Covering everyone from Yeats, Eliot, and Pound, to …

How to Outline a Chapter

When you read a chapter in a textbook from beginning to end, it’s easy to get swept away in a sea of details and overlook the main ideas. If you’re …

Bernard MacLaverty: ‘Just try to write. You can do it better tomorrow’

The novelist on the privilege of working from home, the benefits of eavesdropping and why he and his grandson love to play ‘throwing writers at the radiator’<p>Sometimes I think I am very privileged. Setting my own hours. No traffic jams going to work. Just walk down the carpeted hall to the study. …

Cheap purchases that will help improve your photography

Cheap items that will help improve your photography<p>Photography gear isn't cheap. If you're looking to take your photography to the next level, …

Photography

5 Writing Tricks That Will Keep Readers With Short Attention Spans Interested

bluebudgie / Pixabay<p>Ask any copywriter to name their biggest challenge today, and ten to one will tell you it’s writing for the ever-shrinking …

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

Free Online Writing Courses

Whether you want to become a famous novelist or just make your way through College English, these free online writing courses and journalism courses …

Learning

The Insanely Fun European Cities You're Missing Out On

Far too many Americans plan a trip to Europe and draw their boundary at Berlin, or Prague, <i>maybe</i> Budapest. Anything further east conjures images of …