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64. The Silkworm: Robert Galbraith

JK Rowling’s second outing as Robert Galbraith with her private detective Cormoran Strike is a darker affair than her first, The Cuckoo’s Calling (review here). When a once successful author goes missing, his wife hires the ex-military man to find him. 209 more words

Who writes better – men or women?

It’s an interesting question.

Female writers of the past have used male or ambiguous pennames to disguise their gender. Women like Mary Ann Evans, who used the pen name… 205 more words

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"Pencil and Paper" -- Author Lily King on her hand-crafted creative process

Lily King grew up in Massachusetts and received her B.A. in English Literature from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her M.A. in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. 1,756 more words

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Google Ngram Viewer: Social Issues and Arts of the 1800s

This program is very interesting and useful because there are endless possibilities to what combinations you can submit and view. For this time period however, 1800-1900, puts a limit on what key terms we can use. 234 more words

Class Blog 2

How to be Black in America: "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Ifemelu, the main character in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah, writes a blog about race in America.   Ifemelu, like Adichie, is Nigerian.  When she was growing up in Nigeria, she never thought much about race—because she never had to. 797 more words

Books

The Mission: Lit Crawl 2014

Tonight was Lit Crawl in San Francisco’s Mission. Self attended a reading of Saint Mary’s College alumna, one of whom was the fabulous Rashaan Alexis Meneses. 251 more words

Books

Jane Austen, Lady Susan (Review)

It is a truth universally acknowledged – I know this is a tired old joke but I seem programmed to do it – that Jane Austen fans will collect multiple editions of her works. 1,104 more words

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