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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time--Mark Haddon

I don’t know what I originally thought this book was about, but it definitely wasn’t about an autistic boy finding his neighbours dead dog impaled with a pitch fork. 258 more words

Mystery

The Curious Incident | The Gielgud Theatre

On Saturday 20th September, accompanied by my mum, dad, auntie and other half, I headed to The Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End to see the stage production of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. 257 more words

London

A Curious Book Title & An Upturned Poodle

In high school, English teachers are all for starting a piece of fiction with a   b a n g. It’s a pretty great trend – really. 590 more words

Mark Haddon

"We are, I know not why, double within us."

Mark Haddon’s extraordinary novel The Red House appears to be built on the ideas and style of the essays written by Michel de Montaigne in the 1500s, and I can’t think of a better, more inventive, choice. 74 more words

Fiction

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Angleberger, Tom. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books LLC, 2010. MP3.

Genre: middle grade novel

Summary: Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami Yoda finger puppet. 251 more words

Annotating Is A Good Habit

WRITING AT ITS BEST: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014
Laura Furman, Editor
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2014.
416 pages, $18.95.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 showcases twenty stand-out stories that first appeared in prominent literary magazines. 620 more words

Books

BOOK READS: Weekend List Update

I was not able to post a weekend book list last Friday due to heavy rains. But surprisingly, last weekend was my most productive weekend book reading so far. 114 more words

Bookish Thoughts And Challenges