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THE OTHER LANGUAGE examines the effects of culture, place and language


The Other Language: Stories

Francesca Marciano

Vintage Contemporaries: Feb. 3, 2015

304 pages, $15.95

The Other Language was one of the best short story collections published in 2014. 1,165 more words

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Book Review: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In Amy Poehler’s highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious.

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The pear tree

Oh to be a pear tree – any tree in bloom! With kissing bees singing of the beginning of the world!

-Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Botanic Art

"What My High School Reading List Taught Me About Women"

I missed this piece when it was published in August. Author Mary Kay Zuravleff posted a link to it on her Facebook page this morning, and I think it needs to be read as widely as possible, so I’m sharing it here to keep it moving along. 159 more words

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Book Tease: 'Jigsaw Youth' and 'The Pulse between Dimensions and the Desert' Cover Art

We’ve got cover art and a taste of what’s inside Jigsaw Youth by Tiffany Scandal and The Pulse between Dimensions and the Desert by Rios de la Luz to tide you over until they are released in March as part of… 221 more words

Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galgraith *cough* JK Rowling *cough*

Cormoran Strike would probably be a very hard person to like if he were real. He’s gruff, sometimes insensitive, often clueless despite being quite intelligent and can be quite rude. 207 more words


Reading, 2014

I read 106 books last year. There’s not much new to say by way of an introduction: I continue to read fantasy, writing, and astrology books with other genres sprinkled in as they catch my eye. 1,049 more words

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