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BOOK REVIEW: AFTER THE WRECK, I PICKED MYSELF UP, SPREAD MY WINGS, AND FLEW AWAY BY JOYCE CAROL OATES

After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away by Joyce Carol Oates
HarperTeen (paperback), 2007
320 Pages

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Fiction

Writer's Desk: Alone Time

Is there anybody here who can write in a loud room full of people? There are people out there who can somehow accomplish that feat; your average journalist, say, who doesn’t have the luxury of going off to find a cozy tea shop with decent coffee and good Wi-Fi. 306 more words

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Know Your History - 16th June - Joyce Carol Oates born

On this day… 16th June, 1937 – Joyce Carol Oates born

Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1937) is an American author. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published over forty novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of… 89 more words

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A 96-year-old woman wows "America's Got Talent." 2 Broadway casts give an impromptu concert at LaGuardia Airport. And a dog saves his blind owner

Happy Friday to all, summer weather has hit New York and my son is climbing onto everything he can get his hands on in our apartment (yep, the boy is 9 months old and starting to walk, yet still has no teeth. 404 more words

'A notorious wit’: Joyce Carol Oates has trouble selling explanation for dino-hunter criticism

Earlier this week, author Joyce Carol Oates tweeted about a photo she’d seen that was “so barbaric” it made her wonder if there were no conservation laws in the place the picture was taken. 250 more words

Entertainment

How Stupid Can It Get?

What would you think if you saw a picture of Stephen Spielberg posing with the animatronic “sick Triceratops” from Jurassic Park? If you’re a normal person, you’d think, “Hey, that’s the sick Triceratops from… 237 more words

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