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5 Great Novel-Travel Guides

Literature and travel have intertwined histories. The great epics of antiquity were chronicles of war (The Iliad) and of travel (The Odyssey… 473 more words


#121) Book review: "The Sex Lives of Cannibals"

It’s hard not to have one’s interest piqued by a book with a title such as “The Sex Lives of Cannibals” but it also begs the question if the rest of the book will live up to that promise. 987 more words

Mansfield, Ohio: Literary and Conservation Mecca

Mansfield, Ohio doesn’t immediately rise to the top of a list of literary meccas, but, rather surprisingly, it has two notable entries. The first is Stephen King’s novella… 509 more words

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Exploring International Literature: The Man Who Spoke Snakish

I have always been an avid reader. Growing up I would spend hours upon hours sitting in my room reading book after book. On average I could get through an entire book in one to two days, just getting lost in the stories. 383 more words


My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrel

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

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This book is an autobiographical account of five years in the childhood of naturalist Gerald Durrell when he lived with his family lived on the island of Corfu. 146 more words


Giant Spider Island has been pretty sweet.

Since arriving in Australia in February (wet season) it’s been quite the adventure: from working and living in the Northern Territory for nearly half of of the year, Helpx-ing with Stephen Rose and working with his nursery, to Mullo and giving me my first job in Katherine, staying at a naturist compound in Adelaide River (thank you Rick and Keith!), working at Nitmiluk and working with some of the most incredible Jawoyn people, to going vagabond down the west coast. 10 more words

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