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How About Reading to Students in Beautiful Oakland Next Week?

By Lupita Peimbert. I am so excited to share news about the First Annual Latina/Latino Literature Read-In across Oakland schools, one of the most multicultural school districts in the nation. 178 more words

Hispanic Heritage Month

Lee Child On 20th Novel And Movie Sequel

September 7, 2015, 8:35 AM|The best-selling author introduced readers to Jack Reacher in 1997, who is becoming one of fiction’s most wildly-loved characters.

In 2012, Tom Cruise brought the ex-military investigator to the big screen, playing the man who comes and goes without explanation. 30 more words


My struggle is yours: why failure is the new literary success

Alexandra Smith, University of Sydney

What happens when novelists actively incorporate the idea of failure in their books?

We generally understand failure as a negative attribute, particularly when looking at politics, the economy – and, yes, art. 741 more words