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Jeanette Winterson time travels in adaptation of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale

Jeanette Winterson is an enthusiastic participant in a worldwide publishing effort to celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in April 2016.

The Hogarth Shakespeare project involves several publishing houses and celebrated authors who are reimagining plays by the Bard into a slew of novels that will be published over the next few years. 1,233 more words


10 Funny, Tortured, and Melancholy Literary Quotes About Female Friendship

If “Ferrante Fever” has taught us anything, it’s that the hunger for good literature about female friendship isn’t a hunger for treacly, happy-ever-after stories about gals who stick together through thick and thin. 1,544 more words


Book Club #8 - Oryx and Crake

The latest book of the Book Club I’ve read is Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood.

We chose this book because it was the favourite of one of the Book Club members (we’ve been a steady three since the beginning, so we get to choose whatever we want to read) and I had been looking forward to reading it. 1,091 more words


Margaret Atwood - Alias Grace (1996)

Alias Grace is somewhat of a departure from Atwood’s usual style, being based on a historical murder trial. It is a novel that hinges entirely on the unknown. 685 more words

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Into the Swims - or She's Leaving Home

A remarkable thing has happened in our house this week. My daughter’s room has been tidied – and it has remained that way.

The duvet is unrumpled on the bed. 656 more words


To Be Read For October

This month, I will be reading Stephanie Meyer’s “Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined” and “Twilight”. This is for the 10th anniversary of the novel! Super excited!! 34 more words

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I love Margaret Atwood

I love Margaret Atwood.  I would say that I was her biggest fan, but I suspect that line of thinking would descend into a childish competition with other rivals to the claim. 1,003 more words

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