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How do we fall in love?

Somewhere in this endless internet I’ve found the most breathlessly poetic answer to this question – sadly not by me ;-) – but by author Jeanette Winterson: 213 more words


Summer Reads: A selection of holiday reads for your city break

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

A holiday is the perfect time to make it through this beautifully-written (and famously bulky) story about tragedy, love and art. 147 more words


Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Nesse romance de formação a personagem principal, que tem o mesmo nome da autora, foi criada por uma mãe adotiva fanaticamente cristã e, ao descobrir sua homossexualidade na adolescência, vivencia um confronto entre sua preferência sexual e as crenças de sua mãe. 102 more words


The Evolution of the Internet Novel, 1984 to Present: A Timeline

Since at least Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge, and now with Joshua Cohen’s Book of Numbers, we’ve seen the rise of the phrase “Internet novel” — as if anyone knows what that means. 1,075 more words


losing my religion

As a follow-up to the previous post, I have been considering the place of Christian religion within my life. In the interests of striking a balance, it’s important to acknowledge the abundance of personal growth that has occurred for me as a direct result of religious involvement. 454 more words


“I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I can in whatever medium.”

– Jeanette Winterson


Fear about the world

On my way back from my last walk I could smell the difference between the  clean country air and the air outside my house near the road. 318 more words